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    ❤Hello and Welcome❤

    So I have tried last year to create a blog during my gcse journey but it didnt work out too well and I found it hard to regularly post. However this year I'm hopefully going to be commited.

    I am currently studying Biology, Chemistry and Maths A level and as my username suggests I would LOVE to become a doctor.

    I also very intrigued and fascinated by the heart and hence I would like to specialise in Cardiology in the future.

    Unfortunately not everything comes round easily and so I am very determined and work really hard to achieve this target.



    GCSE Grades:
    Maths (Edexcel) - 8
    English Language (Eduqas) -7
    English Literature (Eduqas) -8
    Core Science (Edexcel) -A
    Additional Science (Edexcel) - A
    Further Additional Science (Edexcel) - A*
    Arabic (Edexcel) - A*
    French (Edexcel) - A
    Geography (AQA)- A
    Philosophy and Ethics (OCR) - A

    (I did arabic in yr 9 and core science in yr 10). To add to that I would also like to say that I worked really hard for these grades and I exceeded my predicted grades which were low due to having come to England late I did not do well in sats. I am content with these grades although they are not very competitive for medicine.

    AS level (completed in yr 11):
    Arabic (Edexcel) - B

    AS level Aims:
    Biology (AQA) - A
    Chemistry (AQA) - A
    Maths (AQA) - A

    Non- Academic Aims:
    -Get a long term volunteering placement at hospital and care home
    - Take part in extra Curricular activities
    - Have at least 2 weeks worth of hospital work experience
    - Perhaps get a part-time job
    - Have roles of responsibility within School
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    Reflection on half term holiday:
    I got some good rest bjt was not as productive as I wished. I tried to cram some rivision at the last 3 days
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    Today I got back my biology topic test which i did last half term and i got 18/29 (biological molecules) which tbh I'm nkt very pleased with but at the same time I thought I would have done worse.
    My teacher added this to another topic test we did on cells which i got 23/36 and together it averaged out. as B using his grade boundaries
    I also have more tests coming up:
    Chem-atomic structure 8th nov
    Chem-amount of substance 16th nov
    Maths-pure 1 8th nov
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    (Original post by PursuingMedicine)
    Today I got back my biology topic test which i did last half term and i got 18/29 (biological molecules) which tbh I'm nkt very pleased with but at the same time I thought I would have done worse.
    My teacher added this to another topic test we did on cells which i got 23/36 and together it averaged out. as B using his grade boundaries
    I also have more tests coming up:
    Chem-atomic structure 8th nov
    Chem-amount of substance 16th nov
    Maths-pure 1 8th nov
    Good luck with your tests mate and nice GYG thread.
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    To Do List:
    - Make flash card notes on TOF mass spectrometry, ionisation energy, amount of substance
    - Attempt exam-style questions on the above chem topics including aromic structure and electron configuration
    - Attempt pure maths questions
    - Start making biology notes ( I wish I started to make notes for this earlier as now ihave a lot of notes to make. So a tip i would give you is to start revising/making notes for what your learning right at tge start of the year! Trust me it will keep you v. organised)

    Also for maths i find that for maths ive found it really help to prepare for the topic ahead and read around it so u have some understanding to build on. This helped me because a lot of the times i would be astruggling in the class, whereas when i have read upon a topic i am able to further my knowledge in class
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    (Original post by PursuingMedicine)
    To Do List:
    - Make flash card notes on TOF mass spectrometry, ionisation energy, amount of substance
    - Attempt exam-style questions on the above chem topics including aromic structure and electron configuration
    - Attempt pure maths questions
    - Start making biology notes ( I wish I started to make notes for this earlier as now ihave a lot of notes to make. So a tip i would give you is to start revising/making notes for what your learning right at tge start of the year! Trust me it will keep you v. organised)

    Also for maths i find that for maths ive found it really help to prepare for the topic ahead and read around it so u have some understanding to build on. This helped me because a lot of the times i would be astruggling in the class, whereas when i have read upon a topic i am able to further my knowledge in class
    Do you find A level chemistry difficult? I'm doing OCR and i'm struggling.
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    (Original post by magicbeans1212)
    Do you find A level chemistry difficult? I'm doing OCR and i'm struggling.
    I do AQA so im not sure how different OCR is but I find chemistry challenging at times,but i find the easiest to keep on top of (lets hope it stays that way!). To add to that I feel like i need to do some pratose questions ro find my weaknesses and try and improve foe my upcoming test
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    (Original post by PursuingMedicine)
    I do AQA so im not sure how different OCR is but I find chemistry challenging at times,but i find the easiest to keep on top of (lets hope it stays that way!). To add to that I feel like i need to do some pratose questions ro find my weaknesses and try and improve foe my upcoming test
    Isn't it too early to do past paper questions?
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    (Original post by magicbeans1212)
    Isn't it too early to do past paper questions?
    You could say so but I have to be able to apply my knowledge to the topics ive learnt and i havent done much practise for that and I need to get used to the test format. It doesnt have to be past papers it can be any lractise questions to make sure yoh fully understand
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    I had my atomic structure test today and I think it wasnt too bad and I still have my Amount of substance test coming up. Hopefully I do get above 70% as I feel for maths I did not do well in the test and have not been doing greatly in tests so far.
    To Do:
    - Make notes on Biological Molecules
    - Make notes on Cells
    - Attempt practise papers on Amount of substance
    - Complete bio homework
    - Revise for chem required practical
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    hey! good luck with your a levels x
    what unis are you looking to apply to?
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    (Original post by mez_merising)
    hey! good luck with your a levels x
    what unis are you looking to apply to?
    Hey there! Thank you
    and this is not for difinite but these are the ones ive looked into
    - Birmingham
    -Nottingham
    - Keele
    - Sheffield
    - St George's
    Just out of interest what do you do and where and what do you want to study at Uni?
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    I do a level chemistry ocr spec it’s interesting 😂👍
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    (Original post by miciankleboots)
    I do a level chemistry ocr spec it’s interesting 😂👍
    I find it hard
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    (Original post by magicbeans1212)
    I find it hard
    Don't worry just watch videos on yt if you don't get something- E Rintoul is superb. Then make your notes ans attempt questions to get used to the style. Hopefully you'll be fine 😊
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    (Original post by PursuingMedicine)
    Don't worry just watch videos on yt if you don't get something- E Rintoul is superb. Then make your notes ans attempt questions to get used to the style. Hopefully you'll be fine 😊

    She does AQA chem and I do OCR. I have no clue where to get specific past paper questions from
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    (Original post by magicbeans1212)
    She does AQA chem and I do OCR. I have no clue where to get specific past paper questions from
    I'm pretty sure physicsandmathstutor has exam board specific papers.
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    (Original post by PursuingMedicine)
    I'm pretty sure physicsandmathstutor has exam board specific papers.
    They're past papers but I want questions like on a specific topic
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    (Original post by magicbeans1212)
    They're past papers but I want questions like on a specific topic
    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/...cr-a/module-2/
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