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    How many weeks should be left (before the first exam) to do practise questions/papers? 2? 4?! A* standard (hopefully!)
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    How many weeks should be left (before the first exam) to do practise questions/papers? 2? 4?! A* standard (hopefully!)
    Start doing past papers now if you're ready. Definitely start more than two weeks before, but save a couple of papers for the last week.
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    How many weeks should be left (before the first exam) to do practise questions/papers? 2? 4?! A* standard (hopefully!)
    I've already started using past papers. What I like to do is go through a past paper and mark it and revise on the things I got wrong. Then try another paper (while trying keeping all papers I do). Running out of papers isn't a problem, if that's what you're worried about. Once you run out of past papers, you can go back to the first ever one you did and re-try it and again, revise on the things you got wrong. But most importantly, you can reflect on how your revision is going. Compared to the first time you did that paper, how much did you improve? And what do you keep getting wrong? And BAM another thing to revise Sorry for the long paragraph, I know it was unnecessary
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    I'm already doing past papers for a few subjects. For example, for science if I finish P2 like I did last week I would do a past paper right after it to see how I perform and if I need to go over it again. And so on for P1 etc. for maths however, I prefer to do a past paper after I finish revising 2/3 topics to see if there's a difference in my mark. For subjects like history and English I will start doing past papers when I'm nearer to the exam.
 
 
 
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