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    (Original post by RedGiant)
    I'm being quite productive myself, doing 6 hours roughly per day (where I just review the content already covered, learn ahead of my class, and practice applying maths knowledge to questions. I'm doing maths, further maths, physics and chemistry.
    no offence but um why bother getting ahead if you're just gonna do the stuff in class
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    I'm doing roughly 3 hours a day? I'm trying to make A3 mindmaps for the units covered in biology and chemistry, and I've got about 3 hours of chemistry hwk, biology flashcard hwk and a maths sheet to do. I'm so glad I don't take essay subjects...
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    (Original post by AryanGh)
    I have an Asian father :^)

    Lol I do your exact subjects, it's not an equally distributed ratio lol

    it's like 4:4:2 between Phys, Chem, Maths (FM doesn't start yet)
    **** me sideways, and I thought I was overdoing it... Seriously, what the **** are you doing during all that time? How far ahead have you learnt?

    Man I envy you if you're doing that much... How do you stay focused for that long?
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    (Original post by Cor395)
    no offence but um why bother getting ahead if you're just gonna do the stuff in class
    because they enjoy the subjects?
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    (Original post by RedGiant)
    **** me sideways, and I thought I was overdoing it... Seriously, what the **** are you doing during all that time? How far ahead have you learnt?

    Man I envy you if you're doing that much... How do you stay focused for that long?
    Usually I just think if I put the work in now, I won't have to on school nights, because it takes me 2 hours to get too and from school and so I don't have much time to revise in the day so I have to do 4 hours into the night. I'll be quite a ways ahead.

    But as soon as FM starts this ratio breaks because I have to invest all of my time into not sucking
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    (Original post by _gcx)
    because they enjoy the subjects?
    yeah enjoy them in class use your spare time to go have fun or read around the subject instead of learning the next chapter which you're just gonna do in class
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    (Original post by AryanGh)
    Usually I just think if I put the work in now, I won't have to on school nights, because it takes me 2 hours to get too and from school and so I don't have much time to revise in the day so I have to do 4 hours into the night. I'll be quite a ways ahead.

    But as soon as FM starts this ratio breaks because I have to invest all of my time into not sucking
    I'm not starting FM until year 13 (I assume that's what you mean), which is ages away no?

    I have to walk 2.5 miles and get on a long bus journey each way to sixth form lol so I know what it's like. I can get a good 3 or 4 hours done on school nights, but this efficiency is basically non-existent by the end of the week for me. What'd you get in your GCSEs?
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    (Original post by Cor395)
    no offence but um why bother getting ahead if you're just gonna do the stuff in class
    I like reading up on the interesting stuff on OCR'S syllabus, like Einstein's theorys, stars (hence my profile pic), electron double slit experiment, etc. Although the content you have to know is limited, it's good learning it now as well as it being interesting.
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    (Original post by RedGiant)
    I'm not starting FM until year 13 (I assume that's what you mean), which is ages away no?

    I have to walk 2.5 miles and get on a long bus journey each way to sixth form lol so I know what it's like. I can get a good 3 or 4 hours done on school nights, but this efficiency is basically non-existent by the end of the week for me. What'd you get in your GCSEs?
    Nope, we finish AS Maths in the first month and a half of Y12 (we're about 60% of the way through), then starting AS FM from Late November onwards, until about March, then we split between maths and fm for revision.

    Yeah, the journey is way too long, I feel jelly for my friends who live like right next to the school who can bang out an extra 2.5-3 hours and then text me asking if i've done x homework and i'm still on the way home :rofl:

    I got 8A*s, and 4As (9, 8, 8 in Literature, Maths, Language)
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    (Original post by AryanGh)
    f o r e s h a d o w i n g . . . . . . .

    what is free time? :iiam:
    You're not an English student...no need for those techniques
    I don't know...haven't had any of that for a long time!
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    (Original post by Lemur14)
    You're not an English student...no need for those techniques
    I don't know...haven't had any of that for a long time!
    what if i was an english lit student in disguise and just baited you???

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    is that.....a 'break'?, i don't speak italian sorry
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    (Original post by AryanGh)
    Nope, we finish AS Maths in the first month and a half of Y12 (we're about 60% of the way through), then starting AS FM from Late November onwards, until about March, then we split between maths and fm for revision.

    Yeah, the journey is way too long, I feel jelly for my friends who live like right next to the school who can bang out an extra 2.5-3 hours and then text me asking if i've done x homework and i'm still on the way home :rofl:

    I got 8A*s, and 4As (9, 8, 8 in Literature, Maths, Language)
    Ah, so you're doing both set of exams in year 13? I'm doing maths A Level at the end of year 12

    How much content have you covered so far? What topics you up to now? I've got up to wave harmonics in physics (im doing OCR) but I'd be interested to know how far you've gotten with 10 hours/day).

    And congrats, I myself got 7 A*s 4 As (although to be fair that was with some quite severe extenuating circumstances)
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    Hi
    I do 5-7 hours/per day reviewing notes and getting ahead etc
    I do Maths,fm,physics,chemistry

    It seems everyone does maths and further maths in a different way
    I had both Maths and fm lessons since the start of the September and will do exams at the end of year 11
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    (Original post by RedGiant)
    Ah, so you're doing both set of exams in year 13? I'm doing maths A Level at the end of year 12

    How much content have you covered so far? What topics you up to now? I've got up to wave harmonics in physics (im doing OCR) but I'd be interested to know how far you've gotten with 10 hours/day).

    And congrats, I myself got 7 A*s 4 As (although to be fair that was with some quite severe extenuating circumstances)
    OCR for everything but Chemistry (AQA)

    For OCR Physics, we did a weird order, I've covered Chapters 4.1,4.2, 4.3 (these are chapters we've already covered, but am doing again), 4.4, and 4.5.

    Chemistry: Just a lot of chapters, I lost track, but many pages and flashcards were made.

    I am doing both A2 Maths and FM in Y13, yes.
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    This week is going too fast. I'm going to do tons of revision tomorrow to make up for this week . Ever since I got a new phone,I haven't been doing any work smh.
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    6 hrs a day, 2 hours each on maths, bio and chem. 1 hour knowing the content and 1 hour practice. i have mocks next week. Can't mess up.
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    You guys should create flashcards for Physics and Chemistry if you haven't already and use journey time to learn.
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    (Original post by AryanGh)
    what if i was an english lit student in disguise and just baited you???

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    is that.....a 'break'?, i don't speak italian sorry
    you're not.
    :lol:
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    (Original post by yepitsanne)
    I spend 3 hrs every day reading ahead or going over what I have previously learned. I also tend to rewrite my notes to make it look neat while adding extra information. I'm doing Biology, Chemistry and Maths.
    is this a mirror?

    but i take so long on 1 thing its frustrating
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    (Original post by amaraub)
    is this a mirror?

    but i take so long on 1 thing its frustrating
    Lol I did that for amount of substance in chem for a while
 
 
 
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