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    Hi there! Let me introduce myself, I am Jessica How are you?

    So I find myself in a bit of a conundrum.. I have entered for my Cambridge IGCSE's in English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (all extended level) and I will be taking on the task of Self Studying - no teacher, no tutor, just me and the books!

    I am planning to write my examinations in May/June 2017, which gives me about 3 months to do all the work (Nov, Dec 2016 and Jan 2017), Feb and March I am volunteering abroad, and then April to revise for my exams.

    I am a rather speedy worker, if I understand the work. The only problem I have is explaining the topics to myself, especially the more advanced topics. I often spend hours-and-hours on trying to find any online resources (like videos,etc) that explain the topic thoroughly.
    I've tried Khan Academy (which works mostly with the imperial system), Youtube, everything.

    If anyone could please advise on the resources they use to understand the work, beyond the textbooks' explanation, please please please let me know. I'm aiming for A* and A's.
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    I did the same except I did edexcel igcse for maths. It really depends on how you learn but I just walked around reading the textbook until I understood it. For some of the more complicated calculations especially in physics and Chemistry I wrote out what it said in the book and made sure I understood every single step. Outside resources are sometimes just confusing and don't help at all.
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    (Original post by Izzie1234567)
    I did the same except I did edexcel igcse for maths. It really depends on how you learn but I just walked around reading the textbook until I understood it. For some of the more complicated calculations especially in physics and Chemistry I wrote out what it said in the book and made sure I understood every single step. Outside resources are sometimes just confusing and don't help at all.
    Thank you for your reply
 
 
 
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