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    Okay so I am in year 12, doing Bio Chem and Physics. Got an A in Bio Gcse and an A* in Chem Gcses and an A in physics Gcses. Did a couple of tests recently and I got all Es and Ds in those subjects. What are your tips, like what can i do to improve. And do you think there is time to improve since we are now in Mid November and the real exams are just a corner away. Do you think we are still early in the school year?
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    Okay so I am in year 12, doing Bio Chem and Physics. Got an A in Bio Gcse and an A* in Chem Gcses and an A in physics Gcses. Did a couple of tests recently and I got all Es and Ds in those subjects. What are your tips, like what can i do to improve. And do you think there is time to improve since we are now in Mid November and the real exams are just a corner away. Do you think we are still early in the school year?
    hi dear, im sure ive said this on another post,but i will say it again. a levels are a big jump from GCSE, and are so different they aren't really comparable grade wise. Infact, an A* at GCSE is said to be a U at a level. Therefore, you shouldn't be afraid. This transition is hard and a lot of people will be feeling the same way. I have a history teacher who told me 'if you're getting a grade early on, it's a good sign' this is true. You won't be expected to be getting A/A*s until further down the line, because these things take time. Just remember that! You're not stupid, or alone. As a matter of fact, you're doing well. I do essay based subjects so I can't offer any specific subject advice but what I can say is you need to utilise those free periods!! they're not 'free' they're meant for study, if you use them to go over what you've done in class that day you'll see massive improvements. The content is a lot harder now, and the skills are advanced too. It takes a little practice, that's all. It will come soon! Don't fret
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    Okay so I am in year 12, doing Bio Chem and Physics. Got an A in Bio Gcse and an A* in Chem Gcses and an A in physics Gcses. Did a couple of tests recently and I got all Es and Ds in those subjects. What are your tips, like what can i do to improve. And do you think there is time to improve since we are now in Mid November and the real exams are just a corner away. Do you think we are still early in the school year?
    Don't worry man, You probably understand the content it's just the Mark schemes are sooooooo strict. With time, you shall become better that's my promise. Just go over your notes, see where you went wrong and do more questions (later) on the topic.
    I started really bad, I got a E (was bumped up to a D).
    I've noticed my grades are graducally going up, (I don't even spend ages revising).

    -Bulletzone
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    hi dear, im sure ive said this on another post,but i will say it again. a levels are a big jump from GCSE, and are so different they aren't really comparable grade wise. Infact, an A* at GCSE is said to be a U at a level. Therefore, you shouldn't be afraid. This transition is hard and a lot of people will be feeling the same way. I have a history teacher who told me 'if you're getting a grade early on, it's a good sign' this is true. You won't be expected to be getting A/A*s until further down the line, because these things take time. Just remember that! You're not stupid, or alone. As a matter of fact, you're doing well. I do essay based subjects so I can't offer any specific subject advice but what I can say is you need to utilise those free periods!! they're not 'free' they're meant for study, if you use them to go over what you've done in class that day you'll see massive improvements. The content is a lot harder now, and the skills are advanced too. It takes a little practice, that's all. It will come soon! Don't fret
    Thank you so much for your advice, apperciate it. Btw do you think since we are in mid november do you think we are still considered early in the year.
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    Don't worry man, You probably understand the content it's just the Mark schemes are sooooooo strict. With time, you shall become better that's my promise. Just go over your notes, see where you went wrong and do more questions (later) on the topic.
    I started really bad, I got a E (was bumped up to a D).
    I've noticed my grades are graducally going up, (I don't even spend ages revising).

    -Bulletzone
    Thanks for the advice, do you think we are still considered early in the school year?
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    Thank you so much for your advice, apperciate it. Btw do you think since we are in mid november do you think we are still considered early in the year.
    Yeah of course, it's only after Christmas that I would consider it 'deep' because that's when you should have finished the first few topics and mocks will be approaching.
 
 
 
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