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    I have just finished my mocks, I haven't got my results back just yet. This discussion is only relevant to a couple of my subjects and these subjects are biology and chemistry. These are my two favourite subjects and I am taking them for A-level. They are the two subjects that I spend the most time on and I almost know the syllabus back to front however I never seem to do that well. 70%-75% and this just baffles me because I revise so much for them. Does anyone have any tips on how to reach 85% or above?
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    (Original post by elliotharmer)
    I have just finished my mocks, I haven't got my results back just yet. This discussion is only relevant to a couple of my subjects and these subjects are biology and chemistry. These are my two favourite subjects and I am taking them for A-level. They are the two subjects that I spend the most time on and I almost know the syllabus back to front however I never seem to do that well. 70%-75% and this just baffles me because I revise so much for them. Does anyone have any tips on how to reach 85% or above?
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    You can know something but if u don't understand it or can make links then you won't achieve the higher grades. If you are struggling to do this in a GCSE exam then you will find the A-Level mark scheme structure much harder. I recommend you have the mindset of learning to understand and make links that your revision guide does not say giving you the confidence. There are things in the book that they do not teach you however give you enough knowledge to come up with a better answer or to an answer to a question in the exam, you need to focus on making links.

    E.g if a question asks explain the synthesis of insulin in a cell and its journey out of the cell and why you chose the particular path.

    This question is learnt indirectly you will most likely learn about protein synthesis and also insulin. Put them together and only those who understand will get it correct. Answer the question and i can tell you if you are correct or not.Most people would get it wrong without checking google ect. Don't take it offensively i'm purely trying to help.
 
 
 
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