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    Soooo to put this short i spent the last 2 - 3 years wasting my life and recently did my mocks and well reality has hit me hard in the face leaving me faced with the fact that if i do not knuckle down right this second then well ... i guess im screwed. So i was wandering if you could help me out as i really struggle with revising and actually getting things in my head , im up to try anything i have to get some C's if im going anywhere in life other than living on a street corner begging. Thanks for reading any help is much appreciated.
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    Your life is not over, fear not.

    GCSE mocks - only 3 GCSE'S above a C. GCSE real - 13 A*-B's
    AS mocks - DDEU. AS real - AABB

    Look at the spec and examiner reports and make as many flash cards as you can. Literally use the all of Amazon rain-forest if you must, flash cards are the best.
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    (Original post by lee1999wright)
    Your life is not over, fear not.

    GCSE mocks - only 3 GCSE'S above a C. GCSE real - 13 A*-B's
    AS mocks - DDEU. AS real - AABB

    Look at the spec and examiner reports and make as many flash cards as you can. Literally use the all of Amazon rain-forest if you must, flash cards are the best.
    Ok thanks , so on these flash cards do i just write facts relevant to what i need to learn or ?
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    Complete past papers and make flash cards on areas you struggle, break the spec down into flash card format and write just a few key points to jog your memory. The examiners report is a document which outlines where people went wrong and literally tells you how to write the correct answer - use this.
    Found this post I recieved rep for ages ago which may help:
    You have a lot of time where you can have some intensive revision and hopefully improve your grades.
    DO : Create a list of goals that you wish to achieve by the end of the week
    DO : Complete a past paper, pick out areas where you can improve and create a flash card for it. Few days later complete a question on this area again and see if you understand it now. Seeing this improvement can often motivate people.
    DO : Think about the reward ! Imagine exceeding all your target grades and getting into your chosen college/sixth form

    DO NOT : Read, highlight and copy out pages and pages from a textbook, this is passive revision and you will not remember it
    DO NOT : Sit there forever (easier said than done, i know) as this will only worry you. Actually get started which is the hardest part about any revision.

    Remember, despite you having exams, take a break and give your mind a rest.
    Hope this helps,
    Lee
 
 
 
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