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    I've been doing a few C3 papers and the process is always the same. I work my way through the paper and when I get to question 7 and questions are longer, I get fatigued, drowsy, lose my concentration and become hungry.

    I have also attempted the back questions first but instead I get fatigued only halfway through the paper (if I manage to work out the last few questions that is).

    I am wondering if anyone has had similar experiences and what helped you.

    Also, I think not being very quick to think with the longer/ more unfamiliar questions is something that is leading to this... Especially since there are like up to 4 parts for the last few questions.....

    How would you advise this? Will it get better if I keep practising papers?

    I am doing OCR by the way.
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    OCR's tough

    All I can say is try to stick through it. It's a grueling path up that mountain, but once you reach the peak, that A* is well worthwhile in the end.

    Keep on practicing, without exam conditions at first. Then with timing. The more you do, the less tiresome it will become (hopefully! That's the plan anyway :five:)
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    (Original post by Jellyxx)
    I've been doing a few C3 papers and the process is always the same. I work my way through the paper and when I get to question 7 and questions are longer, I get fatigued, drowsy, lose my concentration and become hungry.

    I have also attempted the back questions first but instead I get fatigued only halfway through the paper (if I manage to work out the last few questions that is).

    I am wondering if anyone has had similar experiences and what helped you.

    Also, I think not being very quick to think with the longer/ more unfamiliar questions is something that is leading to this... Especially since there are like up to 4 parts for the last few questions.....

    How would you advise this? Will it get better if I keep practising papers?

    I am doing OCR by the way.
    Definitely talk to your GP. You might get some added time in the real exam for this.
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    (Original post by Jellyxx)
    I've been doing a few C3 papers and the process is always the same. I work my way through the paper and when I get to question 7 and questions are longer, I get fatigued, drowsy, lose my concentration and become hungry.

    I have also attempted the back questions first but instead I get fatigued only halfway through the paper (if I manage to work out the last few questions that is).

    I am wondering if anyone has had similar experiences and what helped you.

    Also, I think not being very quick to think with the longer/ more unfamiliar questions is something that is leading to this... Especially since there are like up to 4 parts for the last few questions.....

    How would you advise this? Will it get better if I keep practising papers?

    I am doing OCR by the way.
    I do this sometimes.

    Find the questions which bore you, like numerical solutions and leave them to last
 
 
 
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