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    Since most a levels have now been reformed to linear, how are we meant to revise for BOTH AS and A2? All of the exams will be very close together and I am scared of forgetting all of my AS stuff or mixing the two up. Does anyone have any suggestions or specific revision/note making plans? Because I also need to make my AS notes from scratch as I messed them up last year. I'd be grateful
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    What subjects are you taking?
    In most of my subjects the A2 content is just more in depth AS stuff, so you don't really forget it.

    In terms of exams I thought they were synoptic, so you don't have one AS exam and one A2, the content covered is mixed in one exam?

    Make concise notes from the spec, then do as many past papers as you can find.
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    Not really sure how you can mix the two up if I'm honest... AS and A2 in the same subject will just be the same stuff, A2 will just be in depth stuff and some more stuff. Hell, I'm pretty sure some of the 'older' A2 exams also tested you on the AS course as well as A2 anyway.
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    (Original post by dmy15)
    Since most a levels have now been reformed to linear, how are we meant to revise for BOTH AS and A2? All of the exams will be very close together and I am scared of forgetting all of my AS stuff or mixing the two up. Does anyone have any suggestions or specific revision/note making plans? Because I also need to make my AS notes from scratch as I messed them up last year. I'd be grateful
    I think it's encouraged that you mix AS and A2 up, as this is how the questions will be structured(in science anyway). Reality is, you're going to have to start revising earlier than people who were doing modular A2s due to the larger volume of content. I'm assuming the proportion of people getting A*/A will stay roughly the same, so if the papers are so difficult in terms of size of content, it will be reflected in the grade boundaries.
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    (Original post by HopelessMedic)
    What subjects are you taking?
    In most of my subjects the A2 content is just more in depth AS stuff, so you don't really forget it.

    In terms of exams I thought they were synoptic, so you don't have one AS exam and one A2, the content covered is mixed in one exam?

    Make concise notes from the spec, then do as many past papers as you can find.
    I do Psychology, English Language, Politics, Certificate in Financial studies (like an as)
 
 
 
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