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    I'm terrified for the GCSE's

    I've had most of my mock results back, and here they are:
    Biology: D (Only a few marks from a C)
    Chemistry: D (Literally one mark away from a C )
    Physics: C
    English Language: 7 (Equivalent to an A)
    Maths: 5 (Equivalent to a high C)
    R.S: C/D (Again one mark from a C, I've been so unlucky)
    French: Reading: D Listening: U (Yep you guessed it- one mark from an E)

    History and English Literature I haven't got back yet so I don't know about them but I'm fairly confident and would like to take them both for A-Level.

    Now the real question- how do I turn these C's and D's to B's and maybe even A's and A*'s? It seems impossible at this point due to family problems and situations that are out of my control. I want to study law in the future and have always aimed high. I'm usually very motivated, but seeing these results have just put my confidence down so much

    Any advice would do as to how to get my s*** together for May. I would also like to see if anyone else was in a similar position but who pulled it together and got great grades at the end of it.

    Thank you!
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    Practice papers! Made a post similar to this the other day and that was the general response. From experience, I would recommend the AQA revision books for science (if taking AQA), they've really helped me so far.

    Best of luck!
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    (Original post by dxvid)
    Practice papers! Made a post similar to this the other day and that was the general response. From experience, I would recommend the AQA revision books for science (if taking AQA), they've really helped me so far.

    Best of luck!
    Ah thank you! I'm doing OCR Gateway sadly but I do have these too. I was just wondering how can I filter out what I need to do in a short space of time? And how can I easily figure out which topics need more time? Because I'm scared if I do one topic I won't have time to focus on another topic
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    (Original post by isthatleo)
    Ah thank you! I'm doing OCR Gateway sadly but I do have these too. I was just wondering how can I filter out what I need to do in a short space of time? And how can I easily figure out which topics need more time? Because I'm scared if I do one topic I won't have time to focus on another topic
    Make a hierarchy of all of your subjects. The top being which you would like to do best in (obviously all, but being realistic).

    Then make a list which will signify the most amount that will be required to achieve those grades. For example, you want to achieve an 8 in English Language, which may be quite high up your list, it may go slightly lower on your second as you're almost reaching that grade.

    This works for me, so it's worth trying out. Should help you understand what subjects will need the most work.
 
 
 
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