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    As I have been studying for the AQA Science GCSE recently, I have noticed that as I am working through the material I usually understand the content. However, when I do past papers I sometimes get confused about what a question is asking and I find it difficult to apply my knowledge correctly.

    Does anyone else get this same problem?
    And does anyone have any exam techniques specifically for science?

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    (Original post by Amz77)
    As I have been studying for the AQA Science GCSE recently, I have noticed that as I am working through the material I usually understand the content. However, when I do past papers I sometimes get confused about what a question is asking and I find it difficult to apply my knowledge correctly.

    Does anyone else get this same problem?
    And does anyone have any exam techniques specifically for science?

    Thanks
    Here's a few tips:
    • Record yourself talking and listen to yourself when you commute
    • Makes notes on every topic
    • Try summarising your content
    • Talk through all content with someone willing to listen
    • Revision cards are good for summarising
    I'm sure once you've covered all the content you won't find it difficult to apply your knowledge to the question.

    Other exam tips:
    • Take your time to read the question carefully
    • Underline keywords to emphasise to yourself what you are looking to answer
    • If ever in an exam situation you don't have enough time to answer a question then bullet point the key points of the essay you could have written
    • Be sure to use keywords as that's what gets you the marks
    Hope this helps!
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    (Original post by undercxver)
    Here's a few tips:
    • Record yourself talking and listen to yourself when you commute
    • Makes notes on every topic
    • Try summarising your content
    • Talk through all content with someone willing to listen
    • Revision cards are good for summarising
    I'm sure once you've covered all the content you won't find it difficult to apply your knowledge to the question.

    Other exam tips:
    • Take your time to read the question carefully
    • Underline keywords to emphasise to yourself what you are looking to answer
    • If ever in an exam situation you don't have enough time to answer a question then bullet point the key points of the essay you could have written
    • Be sure to use keywords as that's what gets you the marks
    Hope this helps!
    Thank you so much!!
 
 
 
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