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    Hi, I've got my Biology Unit 1 and Chemistry Unit 1 retakes next week and I've stumbled into a huge problem: I've ran out of past papers to do. I've done every past paper multiple times now and it's gotten to the point where I am literally reciting the mark schemes. In the real exam, I'm now going to most likely rely entirely on my memory of the mark schemes and be prone to getting the question wrong due to it being in a weird context; I was getting As in the past papers last year (High Bs if marked harshly) and got a U in the real thing (In the Biology paper) due to my reliance on the mark schemes :/ What can I do? What did you guys do when you ran out of past papers?
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    You come on the TSR forum and ask people to ask you questions.
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    Write some sort of essay on topics
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    In a way is that not a good thing BC you know what kind of answer will get you the marks?
    Not much you can do.. but just keep going over the content and make sure you know it properly so that you're able to apply your knowledge in any context
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    You could ask your teacher for worksheets, or do questions from other exam boards.
    2nd option could give you some unrelated questions but most of it will probably be related to your course so just filter through them
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    (Original post by Ash8991)
    Hi, I've got my Biology Unit 1 and Chemistry Unit 1 retakes next week and I've stumbled into a huge problem: I've ran out of past papers to do. I've done every past paper multiple times now and it's gotten to the point where I am literally reciting the mark schemes. In the real exam, I'm now going to most likely rely entirely on my memory of the mark schemes and be prone to getting the question wrong due to it being in a weird context; I was getting As in the past papers last year (High Bs if marked harshly) and got a U in the real thing (In the Biology paper) due to my reliance on the mark schemes :/ What can I do? What did you guys do when you ran out of past papers?
    Are you on Edexcel?
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    (Original post by Axel Johann)
    Are you on Edexcel?
    Nah mate, I'm with AQA for the Unit 1 Biology exam and OCR for the Unit 1 Chemistry exam.
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    (Original post by Ash8991)
    Nah mate, I'm with AQA for the Unit 1 Biology exam and OCR for the Unit 1 Chemistry exam.
    Ah I see, sorry but I can't help you then
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    (Original post by Ash8991)
    Hi, I've got my Biology Unit 1 and Chemistry Unit 1 retakes next week and I've stumbled into a huge problem: I've ran out of past papers to do. I've done every past paper multiple times now and it's gotten to the point where I am literally reciting the mark schemes. In the real exam, I'm now going to most likely rely entirely on my memory of the mark schemes and be prone to getting the question wrong due to it being in a weird context; I was getting As in the past papers last year (High Bs if marked harshly) and got a U in the real thing (In the Biology paper) due to my reliance on the mark schemes :/ What can I do? What did you guys do when you ran out of past papers?
    I would suggest to learning the core knowledge inside out. Try to understand e everything, and it will help you apply your knowledge

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    (Original post by Ash8991)
    Hi, I've got my Biology Unit 1 and Chemistry Unit 1 retakes next week and I've stumbled into a huge problem: I've ran out of past papers to do. I've done every past paper multiple times now and it's gotten to the point where I am literally reciting the mark schemes. In the real exam, I'm now going to most likely rely entirely on my memory of the mark schemes and be prone to getting the question wrong due to it being in a weird context; I was getting As in the past papers last year (High Bs if marked harshly) and got a U in the real thing (In the Biology paper) due to my reliance on the mark schemes :/ What can I do? What did you guys do when you ran out of past papers?
    Study from a book and not the markscheme?

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    See if these help:

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/...-unit-1/<br />
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    Find a revision guide and do the questions in the back. They're usually not taken from any past papers.
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    (Original post by Ash8991)
    Hi, I've got my Biology Unit 1 and Chemistry Unit 1 retakes next week and I've stumbled into a huge problem: I've ran out of past papers to do. I've done every past paper multiple times now and it's gotten to the point where I am literally reciting the mark schemes. In the real exam, I'm now going to most likely rely entirely on my memory of the mark schemes and be prone to getting the question wrong due to it being in a weird context; I was getting As in the past papers last year (High Bs if marked harshly) and got a U in the real thing (In the Biology paper) due to my reliance on the mark schemes :/ What can I do? What did you guys do when you ran out of past papers?
    I basically did past papers for each topic, so I'd revise a topic and do all past papers related to that topic.
    Here is a website for it...
    http://sciencemathsmaster.weebly.com/packs5.html
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    (Original post by Ash8991)
    Hi, I've got my Biology Unit 1 and Chemistry Unit 1 retakes next week and I've stumbled into a huge problem: I've ran out of past papers to do. I've done every past paper multiple times now and it's gotten to the point where I am literally reciting the mark schemes. In the real exam, I'm now going to most likely rely entirely on my memory of the mark schemes and be prone to getting the question wrong due to it being in a weird context; I was getting As in the past papers last year (High Bs if marked harshly) and got a U in the real thing (In the Biology paper) due to my reliance on the mark schemes :/ What can I do? What did you guys do when you ran out of past papers?
    lol and here i am trying to learn all the content for my as physics exam 2 days before the exam
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    (Original post by Mona-S)
    I basically did past papers for each topic, so I'd revise a topic and do all past papers related to that topic.
    Here is a website for it...
    http://sciencemathsmaster.weebly.com/packs5.html
    Thanks for the link!
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    (Original post by dididid)
    lol and here i am trying to learn all the content for my as physics exam 2 days before the exam
    I feel sorry for you.
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    Have you done the 'old' past papers too (early 2000s)? If not I'd do those, also past papers from other exam boards too (content is similar), maybe get some revision guides, do those etc.
 
 
 
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