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    How is this even possible , i couldn't cope with 4 AS.
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    I'm doing A2 biology as I did AS with gcse and got an A. Doing epq, chem, maths (outside), psychology and physics
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    Starting AS maths revision using what I can find before my parents by the books. http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=883493
    using this site for an overview. Aiming to complete 1st repetition before school starts in 2 weeks
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    good luck ... i started doing 5 Alevels then quit after getting a u in the bio mock lmao and only carried on with 3 overall
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    School wouldn't let met take physics and chem as both are oversubscribed, taking them outside school with maths
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    good luck ... i started doing 5 Alevels then quit after getting a u in the bio mock lmao and only carried on with 3 overall
    thanks man. what other 3 did you continue with?
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    (Original post by Jkoo22)
    thanks man. what other 3 did you continue with?
    Started off year 12 : maths, chemistry, bio, psychology, english lang
    2 weeks into year 12 : drop chem and take up further maths
    after jan mocks : drop bio
    year 13 : take maths, psychology, english lang
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    Started off year 12 : maths, chemistry, bio, psychology, english lang
    2 weeks into year 12 : drop chem and take up further maths
    after jan mocks : drop bio
    year 13 : take maths, psychology, english lang
    Any tips or websites for psychology? haven't done it before
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    (Original post by Jkoo22)
    Starting AS maths revision using what I can find before my parents by the books. http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=883493
    using this site for an overview. Aiming to complete 1st repetition before school starts in 2 weeks
    This site is great for leaning A level maths, it's got loads of easy to understand videos on all the topics.
    http://www.examsolutions.net/

    I used this site last year to learn A2 Maths before the year started and it really helped me get a headstart!!
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    (Original post by Jkoo22)
    Any tips or websites for psychology? haven't done it before
    my tactic was to memorise essays and it got me an A* however this was very very time consuming and I'm not sure whether this would work for the new spec.

    if you want to look at examples of 'good ' essays then use loopa ( just google it )

    good luck man
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    (Original post by ajay1998)
    This site is great for leaning A level maths, it's got loads of easy to understand videos on all the topics.
    http://www.examsolutions.net/

    I used this site last year to learn A2 Maths before the year started and it really helped me get a headstart!!
    Thanks very much
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    my tactic was to memorise essays and it got me an A* however this was very very time consuming and I'm not sure whether this would work for the new spec.

    if you want to look at examples of 'good ' essays then use loopa ( just google it )

    good luck man
    thanks for the info. would you say the essays are "for and against" style and what sorts of things do you learn?
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    (Original post by Jkoo22)
    thanks for the info. would you say the essays are "for and against" style and what sorts of things do you learn?
    yeh its pretty much just ' outline ' which is outlining a theory or a therapy for instance e.g. explaining a drug used for a disorder followed by ' evaluation ' which is the for and against so like ' this study supports the theory blah blah ' and then some methodological criticisms ' however this study had low geological validity ' and then other research ' this person found this however blah ' and then you also have things called ' IDA'S ' which are issues debates and something else lol and it includes things like real world applications, reductionist ( if a theory oversimplifies an idea ' which can contribute to the evaluation . it isn't really about making an argument rather just remembering a lot of content e.g. studies, theories, IDA'S and then regurgiating them. the questions are just ' discuss XYZ ' or ' outline and evaluate ' as opposed to answering an actual question which means you dont need much of an essay structure as the mark scheme pretty much awards marks based on how much you've written as long as you haven't made a load of silly spelling mistakes and have used paragraphs




    in terms of topics you do things like

    memory
    schizohrenia
    attachment
    aggression
    eating behaviour
    intelligence
    gender
    cognition and development
    OCD
    depression
    sleep
    relaationships


    however topic choice depends on your teacher so ask them
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    yeh its pretty much just ' outline ' which is outlining a theory or a therapy for instance e.g. explaining a drug used for a disorder followed by ' evaluation ' which is the for and against so like ' this study supports the theory blah blah ' and then some methodological criticisms ' however this study had low geological validity ' and then other research ' this person found this however blah ' and then you also have things called ' IDA'S ' which are issues debates and something else lol and it includes things like real world applications, reductionist ( if a theory oversimplifies an idea ' which can contribute to the evaluation . it isn't really about making an argument rather just remembering a lot of content e.g. studies, theories, IDA'S and then regurgiating them. the questions are just ' discuss XYZ ' or ' outline and evaluate ' as opposed to answering an actual question which means you dont need much of an essay structure as the mark scheme pretty much awards marks based on how much you've written as long as you haven't made a load of silly spelling mistakes and have used paragraphs
    Thanks for that. Did you do AQA by any chance?
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    (Original post by Jkoo22)
    Thanks for that. Did you do AQA by any chance?
    AQA A yep
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    Same. I'll do an update on the work ive done for the week on saturday. Thanks again for the support
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    Sunday: 9/4/16
    maths: looked up hegarty maths, covered basics from gcse and sigma
    chemistry: looked up the basics
    Biology: not started
    physics: not started
    psychology: not started
    epq: not started
    printed out specs for all subjects
 
 
 
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