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    It's definitely doable I worked out statistically I should take 288 hours per maths a level which is better then then thw 300 figure I researched but it's more or less there maybe j can do a lot better I just have procrastination problems and my mind wonders same for most people I guess. Anyway assuming my figures are typical 288*3=864

    Realistically you will have a day or two off in a month if we take 30 and divide by 7 then multiply by six rounding to the nearest figure this gives us 26 days and allows 1 day of a week.

    If we work 8 hours a day when we work which is more then reasonable and really isn't that much to ask we can get 208 hours a month which gives us just over four months propositioning some of the last month to get final revision in. Yep definitely doable.

    And my times are only slightly better then the average times they recommend per a level and that's only because I lose focus procrastinate and figit.
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    What uni did you apply to?? I got ABB, predicted AAA as well and they all rejected me
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    (Original post by epistasis)
    No at AS I got ABBB and all my unis have given me interviews for medicine. It's just currently if I sat my A levels I would get EEE or something
    Which universities did you apply to?? I got ABB last year and predicted AAA but they all rejected me
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    (Original post by Pursing skiesss)
    Just work more than 30 hours per week, work effectively.
    My college is using this http://www.alevelmindset.com/ to boost students' performance.
    Believe in yourself.
    AS: BBCD aims: A*A*A
    Did you get to apply to top uni's though? Like did your college let you and did the unis give you offers considering your poor AS results?
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    (Original post by Luke7456)
    It's definitely doable I worked out statistically I should take 288 hours per maths a level which is better then then thw 300 figure I researched but it's more or less there maybe j can do a lot better I just have procrastination problems and my mind wonders same for most people I guess. Anyway assuming my figures are typical 288*3=864

    Realistically you will have a day or two off in a month if we take 30 and divide by 7 then multiply by six rounding to the nearest figure this gives us 26 days and allows 1 day of a week.

    If we work 8 hours a day when we work which is more then reasonable and really isn't that much to ask we can get 208 hours a month which gives us just over four months propositioning some of the last month to get final revision in. Yep definitely doable.

    And my times are only slightly better then the average times they recommend per a level and that's only because I lose focus procrastinate and figit.
    How did you calculate this, just wondering? You realise it's very difficult to plan that far ahead for obvious reasons. Are you homeschooling or something too? Sorry I mean on the 8 hours a day?
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    (Original post by pereira325)
    How did you calculate this, just wondering? You realise it's very difficult to plan that far ahead for obvious reasons. Are you homeschooling or something too? Sorry I mean on the 8 hours a day?
    I'm self teaching myself on top of full time work. I actually had a post before that one which had exact details of all that but something went wrong and I lost it before I could post it. My laptop charger died and for the past week and a bit I have only had my iPad and phone. One of the disadvantages of getting a specialist laptop is that when a part dies or stops working it's not so easily replaceable I'm still waiting for the part. I think it has to ship from china.

    I work on top of self teaching. So I can't do 8 hours of study six days a week it was an example of what one could do if they had the time.

    Basically I just timed how long I take to learn certain things and get confident with it and averaged out the times.

    one strong tip for people though and I heard if off a computer science student from Cambridge who Blogs on YouTube (I think it's jake wright not 100% though) is to try and get a few hours out in the morning hen you already have a head start on the day and it doesn't seem so bad.

    I've tried 6am starts and even 5am starts but that never worked out for me I guess you still need sleep. Still you need to try things to find what works for you. I find I can start at 7am and have an hour and a half done before work. I'm on a unique diet so I have coffee with a spoon full of mct oil some walnuts and a. It if cheese at my desk most mornings for breakfast.

    If I hadn't procrastinated quite a bit so far I'd of already learned all of a level and further a level maths. Mind you I'm not that far from it.
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    im doing a lot more exams this year
    didnot do well in maths chemistry or physic in As

    I waswondering if anyone has a zay of learning or advices

    i will be doing 6 exam modules for maths this june 2017 c1 c2 c3 c4 s1 m1 edexcel
    chemistry is linear therefore AS/A2 new spec from aqa 3 papers in june 2017
    and AS physics unit 1 and 2 for edexcfel old spec


    i know lot of people would be in in my situation as it closer to exam

    good thing i got offers from uni but need to get the grades and i am commited but the grades arent showing if someone can give tips
    it would be really appreciated
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    (Original post by Shadowfire123)
    im doing a lot more exams this year
    didnot do well in maths chemistry or physic in As

    I waswondering if anyone has a zay of learning or advices

    i will be doing 6 exam modules for maths this june 2017 c1 c2 c3 c4 s1 m1 edexcel
    chemistry is linear therefore AS/A2 new spec from aqa 3 papers in june 2017
    and AS physics unit 1 and 2 for edexcfel old spec


    i know lot of people would be in in my situation as it closer to exam

    good thing i got offers from uni but need to get the grades and i am commited but the grades arent showing if someone can give tips
    it would be really appreciated
    A few people might disagree with me for this and it certainly is debatable so do your own research and make up your own mind but for maths I have noticed a lot of concepts ideas etc repeat across the modules with more stuff added or relating it to other things.

    I found this out when I was already quite a bit in but if I was starting over rather then testing myself at each stage I'd make good notes all along file them away in an organised fashion and consistently refer to prior notes when studying the later modules. This would drum in some concepts and save time etc.
    Of course you need to make sure you understand the concept if you forget it in short term it's not a massive deal as you have the notes to refer to.

    M1 and s2 pretty much build on concepts from C1 and C2 so it's usually best to do those first.

    S1 is a gift it's pretty much gcse etc.

    For maths do lot of practice papers and if you get confused with a concept mention that confusion and what you learned in red on your notes.
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    (Original post by Luke7456)
    A few people might disagree with me for this and it certainly is debatable so do your own research and make up your own mind but for maths I have noticed a lot of concepts ideas etc repeat across the modules with more stuff added or relating it to other things.

    I found this out when I was already quite a bit in but if I was starting over rather then testing myself at each stage I'd make good notes all along file them away in an organised fashion and consistently refer to prior notes when studying the later modules. This would drum in some concepts and save time etc.
    Of course you need to make sure you understand the concept if you forget it in short term it's not a massive deal as you have the notes to refer to.

    M1 and s2 pretty much build on concepts from C1 and C2 so it's usually best to do those first.

    S1 is a gift it's pretty much gcse etc.

    For maths do lot of practice papers and if you get confused with a concept mention that confusion and what you learned in red on your notes.
    thank you for telloing ,e really appreciate and will do practice papers and notes
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    Definitely possible. I got from UUU to A*AB in two months. But I did have AAA in my AS Levels so this helped significantly. You can definitely do that in five months. If your'e naturally bright and able to pick up things easily then you should be fine, AS LONG as you put the effort in. Yes, you can still have a social life. But try to put work first.
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    (Original post by epistasis)
    I got through the whole year's worth of biology and chemistry in 3 weeks last year and got an A and a B so I don't think I'm deluding myself honestly now I've thought about it
    A2 is much harder than AS - and an A* is much higher than a B.
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    (Original post by loveire&song)
    A2 is much harder than AS - and an A* is much higher than a B.
    It's not unrealistic they say that 300 hours is appropriate for an a level so one year is 150 hours if he was smarter then he average bear so to speak or put in 50 hours a week into the subject it's doable.
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    (Original post by Luke7456)
    It's not unrealistic they say that 300 hours is appropriate for an a level so one year is 150 hours if he was smarter then he average bear so to speak or put in 50 hours a week into the subject it's doable.
    I didn't say it wasn't doable. It is, however, highly ambitious and unlikely. I got A*A*A* in my A levels in maths, further and physics and didn't start revising until February. However, I got 90%+ in the ASs (without too much revision - started revision in Easter after getting mostly Cs in mocks). It seems a stretch to jump from a B to 90%+.
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    (Original post by loveire&song)
    I didn't say it wasn't doable. It is, however, highly ambitious and unlikely. I got A*A*A* in my A levels in maths, further and physics and didn't start revising until February. However, I got 90%+ in the ASs (without too much revision - started revision in Easter after getting mostly Cs in mocks). It seems a stretch to jump from a B to 90%+.
    I don't know what you mean a say highly ambitious if you mean learning an entire year of an a level in 3 weeks I'd have to agree because 50 hours is a long stretch and can get tiring quickly relying on yourself to be at peak performance throughout that is testing.

    I'd say it's doable but highly ambitious and a real push. If however your referring to going from UUU for A*A*A* in 5 months for 3 a levels when were talkingbobly the second year I don't think that's too much wow because really that's 450 hours and heck that's less that's 90 hours a month which is less then 30 hours a week. I'd usually want to be hitting the A* before that though to give me more of an edge.

    A level maths is hard to hit the A* because you mess up in either C3 or C4 in just a few places and you've missed it.

    But that can happen with a years hard study or six weeks etc. Maths is an odd one though because a lot of material is the same stuff repeated your not getting C4 and C3 without getting C1 and C2.

    I'd say maths is one of the easiest subjects to pull of a fast turn around in. The usual consensus is you can cover a module in a week and an easy module in a few days.

    It all really depends on how many hours you put in though. and comprehension etc.

    Mct oil and Alpha brain are great helps . I also find some of the lush products help with alertness especially that blue jelly stuff. But yeah whenever I try 50/60 hour weeks I normally hit a day or two where I just zone out. Maybe it's something you build up to but I wouldn't want to leave it to the last minute etc.
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    Update: Got 3A*s in my recent mocks, haven't really worked overly hard but will do this month so I can ensure that I'll meet my offer
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    (Original post by epistasis)
    Update: Got 3A*s in my recent mocks, haven't really worked overly hard but will do this month so I can ensure that I'll meet my offer
    wow! proved many people wrong! how did you do it!
    how did you revise for biology!
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    (Original post by epistasis)
    I got through the whole year's worth of biology and chemistry in 3 weeks last year and got an A and a B so I don't think I'm deluding myself honestly now I've thought about it
    How did you revise bio?
 
 
 
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