Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

How can I improve my grades from D's to A/Bs??!! Watch

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    So basically I had my mock exam results back and I got 2 Ds and for my other subject I don't have an examination as it's based on coursework but can someone please help me on how to improve my grades to achieve A/Bs in my final exams which are in may, also someone told me it's impossible to get an A in 4 months if you're under preforming, is that true???!!
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    very true. Get off this and do some work
    Offline

    9
    ReputationRep:
    Not true. My sister got a U in her biology mock and achieved a C at AS level. What you first need to do is establish where you went wrong- was it lack of revision, lack of understanding or lack of exam technique. When you have established on this you need to work on it, if lack of revision, revise more, if lack of understanding speak to a teacher and ask if they could go through things you don't understand. If exam technique I would recommend past papers. However generally a good place to start is to do past papers, as they are key in revision as they show you what sort of questions you will be asked, and in the mark schemes you can see what answers they want to those questions. You don't need to spend every hour of every day working, but I would recommend that you do an hour or two a night if you seriously want to improve your grades.
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Did TEF Bronze Award affect your UCAS choices?
    Help with your A-levels

    All the essentials

    The adventure begins mug

    Student life: what to expect

    What it's really like going to uni

    Rosette

    Essay expert

    Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

    Uni match

    Uni match

    Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

    Study planner

    Create a study plan

    Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

    Study planner

    Resources by subject

    Everything from mind maps to class notes.

    Hands typing

    Degrees without fees

    Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

    A student doing homework

    Study tips from A* students

    Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

    Study help links and info

    Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

    Sponsored content:

    HEAR

    HEAR

    Find out how a Higher Education Achievement Report can help you prove your achievements.

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.