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    Normally I don't talk about this, but it's been bothering me A LOT.

    So this is my first year at College, I do Biology, Chemistry, Statistics and Psychology; and at the start of the year, I was aware of the old saying: 'The Jump Between A-Levels and GCSE's is huge.' So I've been revising since Late October. But for some reason.. My revision is not sticking in Chemistry and Biology. And I don't know why.. :/ And it's been showing in my monthly assessments. Normally in these I would be getting C's and B's back in Secondary but now I'm ranging between D's, E's and U's.

    So every time I don't get a good grade, I would try a different revision technique, and repeat this everyday until the next monthly assessment, and I would still not get a satisfying grade. My biggest concern now is that I might not even pass the first year of my exams, and it seems to be foreshadowing it since I got U's for Chem and Bio.

    All I'm saying is that I'm at a loss here, and I'm starting to give up. Out of my 4 A-Levels I need Bio and Chem the most for Uni, as I desire to become a Pharmacist or a Nurse, and I might not even continue with those subjects due to my performance in the January Mocks :/

    So I wanna know, what Revision Technique has solely worked for you in Biology and Chemistry to get the grades you wanted? Also, are there any revision materials that are accessible that helped you along the way?
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    Repetition and practice but that doesn't seem to be working for you from the sound of it. Are there specific things that you're struggling with with the two subjects? Is it factual knowledge or understanding the concepts or working things out?
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    Repetition and practice but that doesn't seem to be working for you from the sound of it. Are there specific things that you're struggling with with the two subjects? Is it factual knowledge or understanding the concepts or working things out?
    To be honest, I feel like it's more about the confidence in Exams. Like I know all the knowledge, but when it comes to exams, I feel like I've done good, but my Grades are still the same.
    And, yes I am struggling with the two subjects.
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    You need to identify what specifically you're struggling with as I said above and if it's exams and stress then work out some management strategies. If you're prepared and have practised in the time allowed then you shouldn't be stressed come exam time.
 
 
 
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