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    There's only a few months left till the gcse exams and I haven't really started revising so do you think it is still possible to get all a*'s if I start now and what are some good tips for revision and the exam?
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    (Original post by Jack5577)
    There's only a few months left till the gcse exams and I haven't really started revising so do you think it is still possible to get all a*'s if I start now and what are some good tips for revision and the exam?
    • Don't start revising too heavily now or else you'll end up burning out and not want to revise when it really matters. Starting slowly now on subjects you're less confident with and picking up the pace by March/April should be plenty of time for you to get your desired grades.


    • If you haven't already, start preparing your resources (e,g notes, flashcards, whatever you need) now. It will save you a lot of time and you can focus more on actually remembering the content.


    • Try and do as many past papers as possible. The majority of GCSE questions are just recycled ones from previous years. The more familiar you are with the types of questions asked and the format it will be a lot easier. I would really recommend going through the mark schemes and examiner reports. These will tell you exactly what you need to include in your answers and common mistakes made in previous years.


    • If you're doing a language definitely use Memrise. It's a vocab learning website and if you search for your exam board on there, you will find literally every word that could come up in the exam.


    • Remember to take regular revision breaks, You're most likely not going to remember stuff if you've been stuck behind your desks for hours. Don't feel guilty for taking longer breaks either. If you feel tired out from revising and just want to have a day off, do it. It will benefit you in the long run.


    • If you're an auditory learner. Go onto Youtube and search your subject and exam board. There may be revision videos on there that could help you.


    • Don't feel like you're being annoying if you want to ask your teachers to mark any extra work you've done. They'll most likely be happy to see you're putting the extra effort in.


    Good luck with everything! If you have any questions feel free to ask
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    This was my first post on here and I never expected such a great response.Thanks!
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    (Original post by etudiebee)
    • Don't start revising too heavily now or else you'll end up burning out and not want to revise when it really matters. Starting slowly now on subjects you're less confident with and picking up the pace by March/April should be plenty of time for you to get your desired grades.


    • If you haven't already, start preparing your resources (e,g notes, flashcards, whatever you need) now. It will save you a lot of time and you can focus more on actually remembering the content.


    • Try and do as many past papers as possible. The majority of GCSE questions are just recycled ones from previous years. The more familiar you are with the types of questions asked and the format it will be a lot easier. I would really recommend going through the mark schemes and examiner reports. These will tell you exactly what you need to include in your answers and common mistakes made in previous years.


    • If you're doing a language definitely use Memrise. It's a vocab learning website and if you search for your exam board on there, you will find literally every word that could come up in the exam.


    • Remember to take regular revision breaks, You're most likely not going to remember stuff if you've been stuck behind your desks for hours. Don't feel guilty for taking longer breaks either. If you feel tired out from revising and just want to have a day off, do it. It will benefit you in the long run.


    • If you're an auditory learner. Go onto Youtube and search your subject and exam board. There may be revision videos on there that could help you.


    • Don't feel like you're being annoying if you want to ask your teachers to mark any extra work you've done. They'll most likely be happy to see you're putting the extra effort in.


    Good luck with everything! If you have any questions feel free to ask
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    (Original post by Jack5577)
    This was my first post on here and I never expected such a great response.Thanks!
    You're welcome!
 
 
 
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