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    I am starting my GCSE subjects this year and really want to do well ( I am trying to get all 9s and 8s). So I want to start revising as early as possible especially since I'm not doing as well as I hoped in some subjects.
    I was wondering if anyone has got any advice for revising and doing better in exams?
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    Revise for topic tests as they are set and you'll be fine.
    How I revised:

    English- me bruff YouTube
    Maths- past papers
    Science-specification

    Flash cards, mind maps, apps, YouTube videos


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    Thanks so much.
    Sorry I'm late to replying they've just posted the rest of my timetable and I was kind of panicking because my Mondays awful (I've got double history which I like but then I've got maths,science and double English and this will be the second day I have all my core subjects in a row) and I've been trying to contact my friend to warn her because we're in the same maths and science and have English at the same time. Also this kind of messes up my revision schedule because I was going to do 1 hour for core subjects and 30 minutes for every other subject but with 3 core subject in one day that's already 3 hours.
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    Let me link you to this by @gingerbread101
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3904381
    It's an extremely useful set of tips!
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    Thank you so much!
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    (Original post by Ali.L)
    I am starting my GCSE subjects this year and really want to do well ( I am trying to get all 9s and 8s). So I want to start revising as early as possible especially since I'm not doing as well as I hoped in some subjects.
    I was wondering if anyone has got any advice for revising and doing better in exams?
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4298480 - THIS IS VERY HELPFUL !
    Someone who got 11A*
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    Thank you! I have just read a bit of it and it is very useful, indeed.
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    I'm in Year 11 now. My best advice for you is to not stress yourself and overexert, especially early on. My best tip would be when youre in lessons, do the work, and make sure you understand everything said in that lesson. If you don't, ask the teacher, or your (smart) friends. If youre getting everything, thats great. Good luck.

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    Thank you very much for that advice.
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    (Original post by Ali.L)
    I am starting my GCSE subjects this year and really want to do well ( I am trying to get all 9s and 8s). So I want to start revising as early as possible especially since I'm not doing as well as I hoped in some subjects.
    I was wondering if anyone has got any advice for revising and doing better in exams?
    9s and 8s are very ambitious but as long as you put in the work you can very well achieve them. Some of the apps I use are quizlet (for flashcards, memrise (for languages), digischool and Khan academy. Having a variety of revision methods is key so you don't get bored. It helps me to watch stuff too, I recommend MissLowePhysics and ryansecondaryschoolscience for science (obviously), Mr bruff for English. I like to make mindmaps after we finish each unit and I think it is key to practice exam technique by completing past papers that you can find online. In exams, look at how many marks are available, 4 marks means you need tk make 4 clear points and spend 4 minutes on that question ( for maths and science). Good luck!!
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    Yes I know 9's and 8's are very ambitious but I really want to get good grades. Thank you for advice, I will have a look at those website.
 
 
 
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