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    I was just wondering is it a good method to just read through notes and text books and memorise it and then do past papers for A2 levels? This is for subjects with a lot of theory like economics. (And this is after the teacher has taught it also). I did this with AS levels and it did kinda work. But are there any other more effective methods of revising than this. Or is this the only way?

    Appreciate all the advice given
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    (Original post by Junaid12)
    Hi

    I was just wondering is it a good method to just read through notes and text books and memorise it and then do past papers for A2 levels? This is for subjects with a lot of theory like economics. (And this is after the teacher has taught it also). I did this with AS levels and it did kinda work. But are there any other more effective methods of revising than this. Or is this the only way?

    Appreciate all the advice given
    I too study A2 Economics. I've started to rewrite notes for micro and macro. I think for me writing them down is better than reading them or through textbooks. Past papers as you probably know are one of the best, if not the best ways to revise. However they are best started closer to the exam period, as right now focus on understanding your subjects, every part. Then once you have done that, exam papers exam papers exam papers.
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    (Original post by Junaid12)
    Hi

    I was just wondering is it a good method to just read through notes and text books and memorise it and then do past papers for A2 levels? This is for subjects with a lot of theory like economics. (And this is after the teacher has taught it also). I did this with AS levels and it did kinda work. But are there any other more effective methods of revising than this. Or is this the only way?

    Appreciate all the advice given
    Hi there,
    I think yu should try writing revision notes to help. Can i ask wat yu got at AS. If yu did well then i guess ur good at memorising unlike me who has to write revision notes. In that case reading through notes or textbooks should be okay but maybe not if your going for the A or A*
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    (Original post by Kantth1)
    Hi there,
    I think yu should try writing revision notes to help. Can i ask wat yu got at AS. If yu did well then i guess ur good at memorising unlike me who has to write revision notes. In that case reading through notes or textbooks should be okay but maybe not if your going for the A or A*
    Thanks for the help. I got 3 B's and a C. Not what i was aiming for i was aiming for higher but that's all gone now. And just to make sure are revision notes from the text book but the stuff you struggle with and also a condensed version? I just need to ace A2 now !
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    (Original post by Junaid12)
    Thanks for the help. I got 3 B's and a C. Not what i was aiming for i was aiming for higher but that's all gone now. And just to make sure are revision notes from the text book but the stuff you struggle with and also a condensed version? I just need to ace A2 now !
    What subjects are you studying atm?
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    (Original post by Junaid12)
    Hi

    I was just wondering is it a good method to just read through notes and text books and memorise it and then do past papers for A2 levels? This is for subjects with a lot of theory like economics. (And this is after the teacher has taught it also). I did this with AS levels and it did kinda work. But are there any other more effective methods of revising than this. Or is this the only way?

    Appreciate all the advice given
    junaid?! is that you?! omg hahaha
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    Our teacher told us to go over notes everytime we had a lesson. He sed u do 5 hours of work in school which means u should do 10 hours after school. It is alot 😭😭😭but it helps me.🤗🤗🤗🤗
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    (Original post by kas9)
    I too study A2 Economics. I've started to rewrite notes for micro and macro. I think for me writing them down is better than reading them or through textbooks. Past papers as you probably know are one of the best, if not the best ways to revise. However they are best started closer to the exam period, as right now focus on understanding your subjects, every part. Then once you have done that, exam papers exam papers exam papers.
    Yeah mate. Thats what im going to do. I still have my detailed notes and condensed notes from last year so thankfully i have a little less work. But may still do it to find my weak points. Ill try to make some notes and see how it goes when I have done
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    (Original post by junayd1998)
    junaid?! is that you?! omg hahaha
    Haha. Nice to see someone like me
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    (Original post by Kantth1)
    What subjects are you studying atm?
    Maths, Economics and Physics. They are really hard
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    (Original post by Junaid12)
    Maths, Economics and Physics. They are really hard
    I agree, but yu can make them easy by revising efficiently earlier on. I did maths, bio, chem and economics at as (i dropped economics). My advice would be to write revision notes for physics and economics and then do practice q's for maths (thats wat i do). Economics is one of those subjects where yu really need to know ur stuff and be able to explain topics in detail as it is essay based. Therefore, it will be very useful to write the notes for everything so yu know that yu know all of the content. My biggest advice which helped me smash my as level was USING THE SPECIFICATION AND ONLY THE SPECIFICATION to see what to include in your notes. If there is a topic missing from yur notes which is in the spec then use textbooks to find it. I dont do physics but for bio and chem the cgp book helped me a lot as it covers the whole spec page by page. Gud luck 👍🏿
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    (Original post by Kantth1)
    I agree, but yu can make them easy by revising efficiently earlier on. I did maths, bio, chem and economics at as (i dropped economics). My advice would be to write revision notes for physics and economics and then do practice q's for maths (thats wat i do). Economics is one of those subjects where yu really need to know ur stuff and be able to explain topics in detail as it is essay based. Therefore, it will be very useful to write the notes for everything so yu know that yu know all of the content. My biggest advice which helped me smash my as level was USING THE SPECIFICATION AND ONLY THE SPECIFICATION to see what to include in your notes. If there is a topic missing from yur notes which is in the spec then use textbooks to find it. I dont do physics but for bio and chem the cgp book helped me a lot as it covers the whole spec page by page. Gud luck 👍🏿
    Wow cheers mate. Im going to try that now and make sure that everything is on top of. Good luck for you also mate. Smash these A2'S!
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    (Original post by Junaid12)
    Wow cheers mate. Im going to try that now and make sure that everything is on top of. Good luck for you also mate. Smash these A2'S!
    Haha thanks and i hope yu get the grades 😎👍🏿
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    (Original post by Junaid12)
    Haha. Nice to see someone like me

    hahah finally but you gotta have that y rather than i. Jk jk lol
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    (Original post by Kantth1)
    Haha thanks and i hope yu get the grades 😎👍🏿
    You to man.cheers. One quick question shall I include everything in my notes or only the things i still need to remember? I was thinking only to phrase the stuff i know like the back of my hand.
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    (Original post by Junaid12)
    You to man.cheers. One quick question shall I include everything in my notes or only the things i still need to remember? I was thinking only to phrase the stuff i know like the back of my hand.
    Im not too sure, but i include everything even the really easy stuff just so everything is there for me. If you dont mind then i would write notes on everything. I know its hard work but it gets yu the top grades
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    (Original post by Kantth1)
    Im not too sure, but i include everything even the really easy stuff just so everything is there for me. If you dont mind then i would write notes on everything. I know its hard work but it gets yu the top grades
    Fair enough man. That is where I am going to start! I need to learn everything inside out!
    Thanks again for the help. I actually appreciate it so much!
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    (Original post by Junaid12)
    Fair enough man. That is where I am going to start! I need to learn everything inside out!
    Thanks again for the help. I actually appreciate it so much!
    Ah its okay. Again gud luck 😎
 
 
 
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