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    Hello,

    I am currently taking Law, Politics and Archaeology at A-level and I am extremely stressed out. I have 9 exams coming up and I feel like I can not even answer a past paper because I know nothing and now I am worried that I won't get into the uni I have always wanted.

    I have just lost all my motivation and I try to study but I feel like nothing sticks in my head no matter what I do.

    I can hardly remember any of the law cases, archaeology case studies or politics examples. I feel like I'm running out of time and then I am getting more stressed.

    Does anyone feel the same of have any tips/advice?

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    Hello,

    I am currently taking Law, Politics and Archaeology at A-level and I am extremely stressed out. I have 9 exams coming up and I feel like I can not even answer a past paper because I know nothing and now I am worried that I won't get into the uni I have always wanted.

    I have just lost all my motivation and I try to study but I feel like nothing sticks in my head no matter what I do.

    I can hardly remember any of the law cases, archaeology case studies or politics examples. I feel like I'm running out of time and then I am getting more stressed.

    Does anyone feel the same of have any tips/advice?

    Thanks
    Hi, I'm in a similar situation too. I do government and politics and I have done hardly any revision and I wouldn't be able to answer any question confidently. Instead of fretting over the all revision you could have done but haven't, just use the time you have left to do as much revision as possible. Try post it notes around your room, mind maps, teaching people. My motivation atm is at rock bottom and I'm finding it hard to revise so you just have to tell yourself, would you be happy with a D or U on results day? Would you be happy with you being the only one to fail on results day compared to your friends? Would you be happy not getting in to your choice of uni?
    As much as you might not want to revise (I certainly don't) you just have to think, will you be happy with the results you get, because what you do from now can determine how happy or sad you are with your final results. Try not to get stressed as this will only make things worse, just do what you can hope this helped!
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    Calm down, go for a walk or do some deep breathing.

    Stick to the revision plan. You dont have time for negative thoughts, but focus on doing your best. that is all you can do. Worry about uni after if need be,
    For the moment focus on studying and practice past papers. Avoid habits and behaviours that wont make you more effective at the exam i.e worry, panic, negativity.

    Break it down into manageable chunks 30,45,1hr sessions and then take 10-15mins off. Past papers cna help calm nerves becayse you are replicating what they ask you to do in the exam.

    1. Untimed and with books.
    2. Timed with books.
    3. Untimed and no books.
    4. Exam conditions.

    Do single questions if you dont have time for a whole paper. Do essay plans if you dont wnat to write it out in full.
 
 
 
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