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    So im close to exams and i have started revising quite a while ago but when im revising/learning it feels forced like i have to do it and i don't like that i want to revise because i like it and like feeling smarter at the end of the day but since it feels forced it seems to be sucking the fun out of it. My normal revision just consists of reading from a text book and testing myself by writing what i know and what i can remember(science) another way i revise is creating mind maps of a character from book(just recently did this for English-of mice and men). Are my revising methods whats wrong? or the fact that im close to exams? or something i don't see?
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    (Original post by King Lulu)
    So im close to exams and i have started revising quite a while ago but when im revising/learning it feels forced like i have to do it and i don't like that i want to revise because i like it and like feeling smarter at the end of the day but since it feels forced it seems to be sucking the fun out of it. My normal revision just consists of reading from a text book and testing myself by writing what i know and what i can remember(science) another way i revise is creating mind maps of a character from book(just recently did this for English-of mice and men). Are my revising methods whats wrong? the fact that im close to exams or something i don't see
    try to revise with a friend etc?
    test each other and making question for them to answer?
    correct each others work.
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    (Original post by geek567)
    try to revise with a friend etc?
    test each other and making question for them to answer?
    correct each others work.
    i thought of that but i want to build revision and learning new things as a hobby and my friends cant be with me if im revising at home at 8 O'clock any other suggestions
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    (Original post by King Lulu)
    i thought of that but i want to build revision and learning new things as a hobby and my friends cant be with me if im revising at home at 8 O'clock any other suggestions
    ok so learn one thing every day
    learn something and to see if you have actually revised on that topic get a question about it and theen look at the mark schemes to mark your work also look at the examiners reports to see any common mistakes pupils make.

    try to change your timetable eg ask your friends what time they revise and plan things out

    here are some websites to help you.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zckw2hv
    http://www.gcse.com/maths/
    https://keshmaths.com/gcse-maths-takeaway-3/
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it7CDmvSE30
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_X2pMeiRKA

    when you watch the videos of of mice and men listen to it carfully and make notes. if you have any other question you can pm me
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    Revision is not fun.
    What did you expect?
    Work to be fun?
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    (Original post by Personinsertname)
    Revision is not fun.
    What did you expect?
    Work to be fun?
    hmmmmmmmmmm i wanted to argue that point but damm i guess whats fun is implementing the new knowledge you have gained in everyday situations. Thanks your point has made me see where i went wrong in my thinking.
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    (Original post by geek567)
    ok so learn one thing every day
    learn something and to see if you have actually revised on that topic get a question about it and theen look at the mark schemes to mark your work also look at the examiners reports to see any common mistakes pupils make.

    try to change your timetable eg ask your friends what time they revise and plan things out

    here are some websites to help you.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zckw2hv
    http://www.gcse.com/maths/
    https://keshmaths.com/gcse-maths-takeaway-3/
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it7CDmvSE30
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_X2pMeiRKA

    when you watch the videos of of mice and men listen to it carfully and make notes. if you have any other question you can pm me

    thanks for the advice ill be sure to use it and the websites seem cool thank you very much
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    (Original post by King Lulu)
    So im close to exams and i have started revising quite a while ago but when im revising/learning it feels forced like i have to do it and i don't like that i want to revise because i like it and like feeling smarter at the end of the day but since it feels forced it seems to be sucking the fun out of it. My normal revision just consists of reading from a text book and testing myself by writing what i know and what i can remember(science) another way i revise is creating mind maps of a character from book(just recently did this for English-of mice and men). Are my revising methods whats wrong? or the fact that im close to exams? or something i don't see?
    Quit whining and just do it. You will start to enjoy it after about an hour or so
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Quit whining and just do it. You will start to enjoy it after about an hour or so
    i forgot to mention that i revise 5 days a week and 4 hours a day ..... so im doing it even though i find it not as enjoyable as i want.
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    (Original post by King Lulu)
    i forgot to mention that i revise 5 days a week and 4 hours a day ..... so im doing it even though i find it not as enjoyable as i want.
    You're doing too much revision; take a break
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    You're doing too much revision; take a break
    Does that amount really affect how much i enjoy well looks like ill just have to muscle through because i have GCSE exams right around the corner
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    (Original post by King Lulu)
    So im close to exams and i have started revising quite a while ago but when im revising/learning it feels forced like i have to do it and i don't like that i want to revise because i like it and like feeling smarter at the end of the day but since it feels forced it seems to be sucking the fun out of it. My normal revision just consists of reading from a text book and testing myself by writing what i know and what i can remember(science) another way i revise is creating mind maps of a character from book(just recently did this for English-of mice and men). Are my revising methods whats wrong? or the fact that im close to exams? or something i don't see?
    Listen to music as you do it, helps soooo much
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    Get out of the mindset of 'I am revising for exams' and get more into the mindset of 'I'm really interested in this subject, I'm revising to learn all the content knowledge and to make me a more educated person, and in turn I will do amazing in my exams'
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    (Original post by caitlinford3)
    Get out of the mindset of 'I am revising for exams' and get more into the mindset of 'I'm really interested in this subject, I'm revising to learn all the content knowledge and to make me a more educated person, and in turn I will do amazing in my exams'
    yh your right i shall start fixing that mindset of mine
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    (Original post by Youngmetro)
    Listen to music as you do it, helps soooo much
    yh but what type of music shall i listen to
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    (Original post by King Lulu)
    So im close to exams and i have started revising quite a while ago but when im revising/learning it feels forced like i have to do it and i don't like that i want to revise because i like it and like feeling smarter at the end of the day but since it feels forced it seems to be sucking the fun out of it. My normal revision just consists of reading from a text book and testing myself by writing what i know and what i can remember(science) another way i revise is creating mind maps of a character from book(just recently did this for English-of mice and men). Are my revising methods whats wrong? or the fact that im close to exams? or something i don't see?
    So only when you truly are willing to do it, then will it not feel forced
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    (Original post by King Lulu)
    Does that amount really affect how much i enjoy well looks like ill just have to muscle through because i have GCSE exams right around the corner
    That amount of revision is overkill just for GCSE
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    (Original post by King Lulu)
    yh but what type of music shall i listen to
    Whatever you enjoy listening to
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    (Original post by thefatone)
    So only when you truly are willing to do it, then will it not feel forced
    your point seems like law but i dont know if its because your chibi wallpaper or that its very valid
 
 
 
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