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    I'm doing 4, is that enough?
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    its not how long more what you do. if its 4 hrs of staring at a wall trying to open a portal its probably not great but if its 4 hrs of exam papers and marking and notes and work then its perfect Im getting about 3-4 hrs done on top of school work. once we get to study leave this week i'm going for 5-6 hrs but i have the attention span of a fly so its gonna be hard work :P
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    Post above hits the nail on the head - 'it's not how long, more what you do'.

    4 could be enough if those 4 hours are really productive, and it also depends on how much work you've done previously. You need to be doing enough work to get the grades that you want, so if you're not getting what you want in past papers, you don't necessarily have to work more - just shape your revision around that, look at what needs to be done by when and then work for the right amount of time based on your goals and deadlines.
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    Post above hits the nail on the head - 'it's not how long, more what you do'.

    4 could be enough if those 4 hours are really productive, and it also depends on how much work you've done previously. You need to be doing enough work to get the grades that you want, so if you're not getting what you want in past papers, you don't necessarily have to work more - just shape your revision around that, look at what needs to be done by when and then work for the right amount of time based on your goals and deadlines.
    When I do my four hours they're intense study sessions and I take breaks between. I don't just sit down and read a book while thinking else where.
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    (Original post by TheSmyths)
    When I do my four hours they're intense study sessions and I take breaks between. I don't just sit down and read a book while thinking else where.
    It sounds like you're making good use of your time, then. So the next question you need to ask is whether you're achieving enough, what stage you're at in terms of revision, whether you need more hours like that to revise the whole syllabus or brush up on an area as a result of doing past papers, etc.
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    I'm doing 4, is that enough?
    I think that as long as you are making as much use of those 4 hours and you are seeing the results (from practice answers etc.) then you are definitely doing enough! It's better to spend quality time, even if it's a shorter amount of time, than to spend ages and ages reading a textbook and gaining absolutely no knowledge! You seem to have gotten that balance right, so that's great - good luck!

    As for me, I get around 5-6 focused hours (including free periods at school) for revision not just for my A2s but for my AS retakes which are happening over the next two weeks. Definitely after these, I will up my game and focus solely on my hardest A2s which are History and English - those will hopefully get around 6 hours of focused revision - OBVIOUSLY with breaks
 
 
 
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