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    I am a couple months into my a levels and was wondering about what the most effective way to revise is? I'm aiming for A*AA and am studying History, Philosophy and English Literature. So far they are going well and at GCSE I scored high A*s in all of them (full UMS in history, three of my philosophy papers and paper 1 in english.) How many hours should I revise a night? Advice would be much appreciated from people who have achieved or are on track to get As and A*s, I want to start getting prepared now

    For now keep up with h/w and do enough to go back over everything you have learnt in lessons each week - preferably maximise free periods. However this will take differing amounts of time depending on how well you were able to initially absorb the information. Good luck

    Sounds like you're pretty much on track as it is. I usually spend at least an hour on work out of lessons for every hour of teaching, don't overwork but yeah it's better to start working now that a few months before the exams.

    Just spend at least an hour a day revising and going over things so you don't forget.
    Then properly revise once exams come around.

    Depends on how smart you are. Do as much as it takes to stay on top of things.
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    I would suggest working continuously everyday and making sure you understand everything you study. Revise what you did in school that day so when you back to school the next day, you will be confident and this will help you learn more. I generally spend about 3 hours everyday revising but I am doing 5 subjects so it doesnt apply to you. Just do enough which makes you confident in yourself.


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