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    Has anyone achieved an 'A' in A-level Biology (Edexcel)? I'm meant to be sitting exams for Edexcel AS-level Biology (new spec) and was wondering if anyone could give me advice on how to achieve the best possible grades. I know I'm on the new 2015 specification but the syllabus isn't too far different from the old version. Please any advice will be really appreciated
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    (Original post by Philip-flop)
    Has anyone achieved an 'A' in A-level Biology (Edexcel)? I'm meant to be sitting exams for Edexcel AS-level Biology (new spec) and was wondering if anyone could give me advice on how to achieve the best possible grades. I know I'm on the new 2015 specification but the syllabus isn't too far different from the old version. Please any advice will be really appreciated
    Practice practice practice (this is a good website to get questions and also revision notes).
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    I found using the examiner's comments, mark schemes, and practice papers the most useful. It got me used to what they expect, and it helps you tailor your revision. Edexcel really do recycle questions quite a bit...

    Another thing is to make sure you actually understand the concepts (i.e. understanding why the answer is what it is), rather than just memorising them. Talk them through; make sure you get why things do what they do, and the processes involved etc. That makes the "applying your knowledge" part of the paper much easier to do, and that's where the higher marks come in
 
 
 
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