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    I am currently studying the subject at a level and find it very difficult. How did you guys achieve the top grades? What resources did you use? When did you start revising?

    Not that i am going to get an A*, but econplusdal on youtube aswell as the Hodder book will be good for revising content. And writing timed essays at least twice a week in your spare time will do you very good.
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    See response in another thread:

    (Original post by The Financier)
    I'm obviously not the OP but imo there is no golden bullet for getting an A*. A nice framework that I found to work for me in A-Level is to simply look at where you are weakest in the subject and to focus on improving that.

    So for example, if the reason you got a U is because you've run out of time, concentrate on ways to improve your time management and keeping answers concise. If you don't understand the material, look at alternative sources that your teacher doesn't directly provide. Maybe econ websites like tutor2u are clearer for you, or maybe you prefer videos like those econplusdal ones on Youtube. As long as you understand the material, it doesn't matter how you learn it and as we all have our own preferences, you need to find what works for you.

    By building on the areas where you are weakest first, your marginal benefit is likely higher as you're not leaving it to chance that one topic/area will doom your exam performance.
    Take it with a pinch of salt of course, but that's what works for me.
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