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    Currently I’m doing, Spanish, art, textiles, economics,, RS, English, maths and double science. I’m just wondering what I should do for revision? Should I read the revision guide, let’s say for science, then do questions, and for the questions or topics I don’t understand I can look it up in the revision guide, and learn from that, or should I write everything out THEN do questions? Reading is less time consuming, but I don’t know. Thanks for the help!
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    Hey, I suggest that you could do both at the same time. Write some notes which are in bullet points and colour code key info coz that will be much easier to revise and less time consuming. However when close to the exams don’t spend much time writing notes, do loads of practice questions and past papers and remember mark them with an official mark scheme or ask you teachers to mark it, coz in this way you will learn the correct official answer which is going to get you marks in exams. To start of with you can do past papers opened-book, like you said with a revision guide, then gradually do them without any notes, like doing the real exam. This will directly train you for the exam.

    Here are some of my revision methods that you could try; Quizlet for vocabs (language), flash cards, mindmaps, watching youtube vids relating to your topics etc. If some of these methods didn’t work for you it is fine coz it depends on the person, so just try and error.

    Lastly remember, always use the syllabus of each subjects, if your teachers haven’t given you any, go on the websites of the exam boards and find the syllabus of the subject that ure doing. Always refer to the syllabus coz there’s no point if you revise sth that’s not in the syllabus.

    Hope this help and good luck!!
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    Hey, I suggest that you could do both at the same time. Write some notes which are in bullet points and colour code key info coz that will be much easier to revise and less time consuming. However when close to the exams don’t spend much time writing notes, do loads of practice questions and past papers and remember mark them with an official mark scheme or ask you teachers to mark it, coz in this way you will learn the correct official answer which is going to get you marks in exams. To start of with you can do past papers opened-book, like you said with a revision guide, then gradually do them without any notes, like doing the real exam. This will directly train you for the exam.

    Here are some of my revision methods that you could try; Quizlet for vocabs (language), flash cards, mindmaps, watching youtube vids relating to your topics etc. If some of these methods didn’t work for you it is fine coz it depends on the person, so just try and error.

    Lastly remember, always use the syllabus of each subjects, if your teachers haven’t given you any, go on the websites of the exam boards and find the syllabus of the subject that ure doing. Always refer to the syllabus coz there’s no point if you revise sth that’s not in the syllabus.

    Hope this help and good luck!!
    Thank you so much! The problem is when I write notes, I write everything down because I’m scared that it’ll come up in the exam, but this way it’s just too much to remember and time consuming... I have a workbook that goes with my revision guide for science, and it rly good because it’s a page of questions for each page in the revision guide, I also have a text book for each of the sciences and there r a lot of questions and exam questions in there. So even if I just do questions for revision, I’ll cover everything.

    For languages, I’m pretty good with Spanish and my teacher recommended me some websites which I can use (really need to start going on them tho!) and for maths, doing past paper questions and remembering formulas is the best way for me. )
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