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    its the final day of the holiday (ish) and the last 6 days have been the most unproductive days ever, every exam i have had i did revise but i could have done WAYY MORE than i did, this holiday i was meant to be super productive, where i organise my revision and life out for the exams coming up
    i have an history exam on monday and i havent even gone through all the content and more exams the following days, i know people around me who have done way more which i try not to think about but it does make me feel worse about my revision
    every single dayi kept saying tomorrow ill do proper revision or ill start tomorrow but that didnt get me far
    im just SOOOOO annoyed with myself but i guess i just have regrets now
    im just so stressed and i dont know what to do anymore and im sooo angry and annoyed but thats entirely my own fault
    anyone in a similar position
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    I'm in a similar position and I've always been like this with exams - I find I'm the most productive when I stop moping around thinking about what I haven't done and trying to focus on what I can do with the time I have. I know it sounds harsh but there's no point in stressing over what you can't change! Just go for really hardcore revision now, because otherwise you'll have even more regrets. Instead of saying 'tomorrow' say 'now' because tomorrow never happens! You just need to be straight with yourself good luck for your exam, do loads of revision in the next few days and it will honestly make a difference to your grade!
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    Also, I just saw this is GCSE - I did GCSE History and revised the day before and got an A overall. Honestly, if you're naturally bright and have listened throughout the year, three days is enough to learn and get a good grade!
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    thank youuu!!!, this is so trueee i feel like i just need to do it and not think too much about revising and the past and just start!! and it doesnt sound harsh at all! hopefully the next few days are super productive
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    I'm in a similar position and I've always been like this with exams - I find I'm the most productive when I stop moping around thinking about what I haven't done and trying to focus on what I can do with the time I have. I know it sounds harsh but there's no point in stressing over what you can't change! Just go for really hardcore revision now, because otherwise you'll have even more regrets. Instead of saying 'tomorrow' say 'now' because tomorrow never happens! You just need to be straight with yourself good luck for your exam, do loads of revision in the next few days and it will honestly make a difference to your grade!
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    thank you so much!
    (Original post by elizahughes)
    Also, I just saw this is GCSE - I did GCSE History and revised the day before and got an A overall. Honestly, if you're naturally bright and have listened throughout the year, three days is enough to learn and get a good grade!
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    any advice/tips on how to revise?, or effective revision methods
    (Original post by elizahughes)
    Also, I just saw this is GCSE - I did GCSE History and revised the day before and got an A overall. Honestly, if you're naturally bright and have listened throughout the year, three days is enough to learn and get a good grade!
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    I'd say rather than trying to memorise a whole textbook, break up the events into themes or time periods and then just start essay planning straight away. If you have a good exam technique already, got don't need to fully write out the essays, just make sure you plan them so it's easier to recall information quickly in the exam and everything clicks together better in your head also reading mark schemes and exemplar essays is useful, but look at it more in terms of learning for the exam than learning the content because you need to know when to apply it - hope this makes sense and let me know if you have any other questions!
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    thank you so much!
    (Original post by elizahughes)
    I'd say rather than trying to memorise a whole textbook, break up the events into themes or time periods and then just start essay planning straight away. If you have a good exam technique already, got don't need to fully write out the essays, just make sure you plan them so it's easier to recall information quickly in the exam and everything clicks together better in your head also reading mark schemes and exemplar essays is useful, but look at it more in terms of learning for the exam than learning the content because you need to know when to apply it - hope this makes sense and let me know if you have any other questions!
 
 
 
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