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    Hi everyone, so it's almost the end of easter and i've really stuggled with regards to revision. I know I need to get specific grades and how terrible I would feel if i did badly, but my mind just tells me to give up halfway through revision.
    Does anyone have any useful advice/motivation to give me a kick up the bum before it's too late? I'd appreciate it.
    Also, what revision techniques you find work best? I'm a visual learner.
    thanks so much,
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    I find flashcards and past papers very useful. Just make some flashcards and go through them thoroughly. Then try a past paper to see how much you remember
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    Thankyou- however the problem i find with flashcards is they are very time consuming to make and you cant fit in the topics that require lots of information- is that how you revise for all your sciences?
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    (Original post by XCharlotteDoyleX)
    Thankyou- however the problem i find with flashcards is they are very time consuming to make and you cant fit in the topics that require lots of information- is that how you revise for all your sciences?
    Honestly I can vouch for Flashcards! I did then for history and came out with an A! Yes they are time consuming but while you are writing them you are still revising as you have to write out the information! They are defo worth it!
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    (Original post by _chloeematt)
    Honestly I can vouch for Flashcards! I did then for history and came out with an A! Yes they are time consuming but while you are writing them you are still revising as you have to write out the information! They are defo worth it!
    okay perfect I will definitely do that then! thankyou
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    For maths if you want to check - this link has all the pastpapers including 2015 june and nov and many other resources like what topics etc: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3906471
    use the tsr learning resources will help you to find the resources easily :http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/g/resources?
    Also you can make your own study resources: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/g/make
    you can find all the things on this link - http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/learning.php
    revision techniques- https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/g/d...ow-to-revise-5
    Study timetable in case if you want to make one and don't know where to start:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_5LXfMMrEg
    These methods pretty go with all the subjects...
    Method of revision:
    - mind maps
    - teaching others
    - recording yourself and listening back to it
    - repeating things aloud
    - revising with classmates
    - drawing diagrams
    - making a song of it
    - a silly story to help it stick
    - making notes from textbook then summarising those further into your own words (try having a limit on number of words to stick to key points)
    - writing things over and over again
    - using colour

    Make a list of all the topics, prioritise them by ordering in terms of which you need more help with/need more time to go over, then tackle each one

    If there is something you're particularly stuck on, ask the teacher for help!

    Get practise from exam and practise questions! It will help to reinforce things and find your weaker areas.
    hope that helps

    For Visual Learners i'd say:
    Recopy notes in colours
    use mind-maps
    visually organise or reorganise notes using columns, categories, outline forms, etc.
    create timelines, models, charts, grids, etc
    write/rewrite facts, formulas, and notes on a poster for visual review at any time
    facts, formulas, notes on index cards arranged/rearranges on wall, pin-board, floor, bed
    use of colour-coded markers or cards for previous two above.
    TV/video supplements important for understanding or remembering
    use of 'background' visual activity helps you concentrate
    use of highlighters
    near-memorization of chapter/notes
    Hope that helps you a lil
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    Try mind maps they're not time consuming and get to the point easily.
    Plus if you're a visual learner you'll find them useful to use.

    Good luck Xx
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    (Original post by XCharlotteDoyleX)
    Thankyou- however the problem i find with flashcards is they are very time consuming to make and you cant fit in the topics that require lots of information- is that how you revise for all your sciences?
    But you could abbreviate words can't you? and yes I revise like that for all sciences and other subjects.
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    (Original post by XCharlotteDoyleX)
    okay perfect I will definitely do that then! thankyou
    Don't forget past papers. I've done loads of past papers during the easter break and I saw that questions were repeated but just with slightly different wordings.
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    I find mind maps helpful because they're set out in a simple and clear way so it's easy to read through them in the future and doing practice papers helps


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    (Original post by fatima1998)
    For maths if you want to check - this link has all the pastpapers including 2015 june and nov and many other resources like what topics etc: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3906471
    use the tsr learning resources will help you to find the resources easily :http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/g/resources?
    Also you can make your own study resources: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/g/make
    you can find all the things on this link - http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/learning.php
    revision techniques- https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/g/d...ow-to-revise-5
    Study timetable in case if you want to make one and don't know where to start:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_5LXfMMrEg
    These methods pretty go with all the subjects...
    Method of revision:
    - mind maps
    - teaching others
    - recording yourself and listening back to it
    - repeating things aloud
    - revising with classmates
    - drawing diagrams
    - making a song of it
    - a silly story to help it stick
    - making notes from textbook then summarising those further into your own words (try having a limit on number of words to stick to key points)
    - writing things over and over again
    - using colour

    Make a list of all the topics, prioritise them by ordering in terms of which you need more help with/need more time to go over, then tackle each one

    If there is something you're particularly stuck on, ask the teacher for help!

    Get practise from exam and practise questions! It will help to reinforce things and find your weaker areas.
    hope that helps

    For Visual Learners i'd say:
    Recopy notes in colours
    use mind-maps
    visually organise or reorganise notes using columns, categories, outline forms, etc.
    create timelines, models, charts, grids, etc
    write/rewrite facts, formulas, and notes on a poster for visual review at any time
    facts, formulas, notes on index cards arranged/rearranges on wall, pin-board, floor, bed
    use of colour-coded markers or cards for previous two above.
    TV/video supplements important for understanding or remembering
    use of 'background' visual activity helps you concentrate
    use of highlighters
    near-memorization of chapter/notes
    Hope that helps you a lil
    wow thats alot!! thankyou so much, its appreciated greatly
 
 
 
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