What do you aim to get done in a revision session?

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Just out of curiousity, when you sit down to revise what do you get done? In terms of revision notes, papers, etc. Also, how many subjects/different exams do you study within a day?

I feel like I don't get a lot done, and was just wondering what other people aimed to do?
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For computing I have a past paper on one half of the screen and its mark scheme on the other, along with some paper I think/write down my answers to the questions and check they the answers as I go through. I aim to get one paper done in an hour session, this is my main method of revising as the exams are very much about learning and repeating rather than skillful application of your knowledge.

For economics it depends whether I need to understand/learn a topic or just remember it. For the former I will read my notes, watch youtube videos or make new notes using online resources. For the latter I read and condense notes. Finally I do timed exam papers and essays then mark them.

History is a lot of essay planning and writing as the exam is just two 45 mark essays, sometimes I'll read through the exam board endorsed revision guide and attempt to remember historiography/quotes.

Overall I read,make and condense notes then move on to learning the exam(question) structure before completing past papers. I don't bother with mindmaps,flashcards etc as that's not how I learn. Although the method where you imagine you had to teach what you're learning to someone else can be useful.
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For law I aim to be able to answer one exam question flawlessly in 10 minutes for unit 1 (90 marks, 90 minutes, 9 questions), so I could just be looking at my flashcards for 30 minutes and ensure I know what the advantages/disadvantages are of a certain "thing" (Law Commission for example) or how a specific "thing" works. I then look at the acts and cases around what I decided to revise. I then usually try and answer an exam question. I will usually give myself 13 minutes and do it again and try to get it to 10 minutes. Currently I'm still working on finishing my flashcards (delegated legislation is proving to be a pain at the moment).

For Classics, I tend to just reread the sources (Source 86 is proving to be annoying too) and try and write a full analysis on the source but I struggle with analysis for classics, I just don't now how to organise my essays and my teacher isn't being much help whenever I ask him. For The Odyssey, I'm currently rereading the entire epic book by book each day so I can fully understand what's going on in what part of the book. Seem to be having more luck with The Odyssey than with Women in Athens & Rome at the moment though.

For Economics, I'm not revising because I'm doing the 2 year course so I'll be sitting the exams this year. I have a presentation to prepare for on price elasticities and I'm not confident on that topic whatsoever (my teacher gave me this on purpose, and he knows I hate presenting things too ugh!). If I ever look at my notes thoroughly I usually just reread them, try and memorise the graphs and explain how the graphs work. I managed to get 22/40 on a test which is my best score so far by using this method (beforehand I was getting around 30-40% on each test).
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I plan my revision by sections of work that needs to be done , rather than the time.
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(Original post by Muttski)
For law I aim to be able to answer one exam question flawlessly in 10 minutes for unit 1 (90 marks, 90 minutes, 9 questions), so I could just be looking at my flashcards for 30 minutes and ensure I know what the advantages/disadvantages are of a certain "thing" (Law Commission for example) or how a specific "thing" works. I then look at the acts and cases around what I decided to revise. I then usually try and answer an exam question. I will usually give myself 13 minutes and do it again and try to get it to 10 minutes. Currently I'm still working on finishing my flashcards (delegated legislation is proving to be a pain at the moment).

For Classics, I tend to just reread the sources (Source 86 is proving to be annoying too) and try and write a full analysis on the source but I struggle with analysis for classics, I just don't now how to organise my essays and my teacher isn't being much help whenever I ask him. For The Odyssey, I'm currently rereading the entire epic book by book each day so I can fully understand what's going on in what part of the book. Seem to be having more luck with The Odyssey than with Women in Athens & Rome at the moment though.

For Economics, I'm not revising because I'm doing the 2 year course so I'll be sitting the exams this year. I have a presentation to prepare for on price elasticities and I'm not confident on that topic whatsoever (my teacher gave me this on purpose, and he knows I hate presenting things too ugh!). If I ever look at my notes thoroughly I usually just reread them, try and memorise the graphs and explain how the graphs work. I managed to get 22/40 on a test which is my best score so far by using this method (beforehand I was getting around 30-40% on each test).
http://www.mediafire.com/download/4a...vel_Notes.docx
Those are for the old syllabus but if you skip to page 13 and beyond there is stuff on price elasticities. Maybe it can help a little bit. EconplusDal (youtuber) also has really useful videos if you need extra stuff on elasticities as well.
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For maths I do a past paper and mark it, that takes 1.5-2hrs total. I usually do a full set (C3, C4 and M1) in a day and then figure out an overall grade.

For bio I'm still making flashcards so I'd aim to get about 1/4 of a topic (4 topics total for A2) done in a 2hr session

History I haven't actually started revising yet :/ but once I do I'll mainly be planning/writing essays
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Does everyone do all of this in one day? Wow, that's so much, if so. I definitely need to kick myself into gear. It seems to take me an hour just to get through one topic.
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