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EnskuKona
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Hi there,

I left school at 16, about 10 years ago now, and I've now started doing a levels as a distance learner. I did very well at GCSEs and I'm usually a fast learner with other things but my goodness, I am struggling here. I'm doing biology, chemistry, and history, and NOTHING seems to be going in, especially with the science subjects. I feel like I'm just going over and over the same things without it clicking. I'm trying multiple methods of learning, from text books to revision guides, flash cards to youtube videos. And I'm barely understanding anything.

I'm reading a lot from young'uns doing science at A Level straight out of school who seem to be in a similar boat to me, so I don't think it's necessarily a distance learner or mature student thing, but that can't be helping.

So basically, what I'm asking is whether or not this will just "click" by itself, or if there's anything I can do to make my brain start understanding science at this level instead of getting stuck with the basics and feeling like I'm reading it all in a foreign language.
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(Original post by EnskuKona)
Hi there,

I left school at 16, about 10 years ago now, and I've now started doing a levels as a distance learner. I did very well at GCSEs and I'm usually a fast learner with other things but my goodness, I am struggling here. I'm doing biology, chemistry, and history, and NOTHING seems to be going in, especially with the science subjects. I feel like I'm just going over and over the same things without it clicking. I'm trying multiple methods of learning, from text books to revision guides, flash cards to youtube videos. And I'm barely understanding anything.

I'm reading a lot from young'uns doing science at A Level straight out of school who seem to be in a similar boat to me, so I don't think it's necessarily a distance learner or mature student thing, but that can't be helping.

So basically, what I'm asking is whether or not this will just "click" by itself, or if there's anything I can do to make my brain start understanding science at this level instead of getting stuck with the basics and feeling like I'm reading it all in a foreign language.
Maybe see if something like snaprevise will help? Paid service.
https://snaprevise.co.uk/faq
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I’ve heard good things about snaprevise if you don’t mind paying for it, good luck xx
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