(Original post by misstiah_h)
Love the notes Beth! Even though I'm doing a GCSE blog I will watch this one for tips on studying for A level chemistry and bio, which I plan to take in September
Keep up the good work
Hey! Good luck with your GCSE's! I had to retake chem GCSE to get 5 A's which I needed for my uni application so I know what you're going through.
Tips for studying A Level Chem and Bio:
Chem is mainly about applying knowledge, but revising the knowledge first REALLY helps, so while it may feel like you're stuck memorising things when revising, keep at it!
The application part you can ONLY learn through practise. Hopefully the spec's will stay the same from this year so that you'll have my year groups "real" exam questions to do. Unfortunately ours is a new, mega annoying spec so the past papers aren't as similar to the new spec as could be *sigh*
Bio is a disgusting amount of long words but the concepts behind it repeat and crop up again and again in different scenarios. Natures very samey in that respect so that's nice! But the Latin sounding names like glycolysis, gluconeogenisis and glucagon are all very similar and can be confusing.
Keep going with your GCSE's! Focus on your goals and I wish you all the luck in the world! Are you doing any other subjects? Are you taking them all to AS or are you planning to drop some like most people do? Let me know if any of these little hints help!
Thanks a bunch for your support for my studies and this little bloglet