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    I'm currently an A2 student, completing A levels in English Lang&Lit (AQA), History (Edexcel) and French (AQA). My top choice uni is Cambridge, for which I need A*AA. I'm wondering if it's too late for me to turn things around and get the grades I need? Would anyone who has attained high grades at A level in the past be able to offer me any study advice?

    I have been working gradually all year, and aiming to do 2-4 hours of study every evening, and 4-8 hours at weekends, though of course there have been days where I've struggled to get it done due to health issues. I'm also trying not too burn out too quickly as that has been an issue in previous years.

    I was hoping to get things done this week, with it being half term, but was sick all week so struggled to get anything but homework done. If I was to study intensely from now until the exams would I theoretically be able to get the grades??

    Thank you so much in advance for your help!

    By the way, my target grades are A*AA. I got A, B/C, B/C in my January mock exams [my first experience of the A2 paper, as my college did AS last year]
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    (Original post by CasseroleKeith)
    I'm currently an A2 student, completing A levels in English Lang&Lit (AQA), History (Edexcel) and French (AQA). My top choice uni is Cambridge, for which I need A*AA. I'm wondering if it's too late for me to turn things around and get the grades I need? Would anyone who has attained high grades at A level in the past be able to offer me any study advice?

    I have been working gradually all year, and aiming to do 2-4 hours of study every evening, and 4-8 hours at weekends, though of course there have been days where I've struggled to get it done due to health issues. I'm also trying not too burn out too quickly as that has been an issue in previous years.

    I was hoping to get things done this week, with it being half term, but was sick all week so struggled to get anything but homework done. If I was to study intensely from now until the exams would I theoretically be able to get the grades??

    Thank you so much in advance for your help!

    By the way, my target grades are A*AA. I got A, B/C, B/C in my January mock exams [my first experience of the A2 paper, as my college did AS last year]
    When I did my mocks I got Ds and Es and then got As, you can certainly turn it around
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    When I did my mocks I got Ds and Es and then got As, you can certainly turn it around
    that's very reassuring, thank you so much! how did you structure your revision and things?
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    (Original post by CasseroleKeith)
    that's very reassuring, thank you so much! how did you structure your revision and things?
    I made a timetable which I really tried to stick to but would be flexible if I really need. make sure it's realistic and you don't burn out. Have plenty of breaks,and let yourself have the odd day off if you need. Use a range of revision techniques from past papers, writing notes, drawing pictures, reteaching the info to others to make sure you understand it - use as many senses as possible. Make sure you reward yourself for the work too take up any extra tuition you need like extra after school classes too
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