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    My GCSEs start in (something like) 10 weeks and I can't make myself revise. Every time I try I'll do about five minutes before feeling sleepy and unmotivated, at which point I usually give up. Most of the time I don't start at all. I don't k ow if I need to find new revision techniques or just find a way to knuckle down. Any ideas? Any help will be much appreciated!
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    (Original post by Dead_Inside)
    My GCSEs start in (something like) 10 weeks and I can't make myself revise. Every time I try I'll do about five minutes before feeling sleepy and unmotivated, at which point I usually give up. Most of the time I don't start at all. I don't k ow if I need to find new revision techniques or just find a way to knuckle down. Any ideas? Any help will be much appreciated!
    It's called not giving a ****. If you really want to get good grades, perhaps remind yourself why you want to. Remind yourself the potential situation you may find yourself in if you don't get the grades you want. Don't bother with all the fancy **** people suggest. Revision is revision. Read through and understand your textbook/excercise book and do practice questions. That's all there is to it.
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    I’m the same and I’m in year 13 so I’d love some help with revising too 🙃🙃🙃😞😞😞😞
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    For me, I start in small increments to ease into a subject like have a quick overview of what I want to get done in my revision session and then start with the hardest topics and make my way down to the easiest topics so I'm not burnt out. If you find yourself sleepy or bored, which I always used to be, I now just go into a room with a lot of sunlight, a cup of tea and have healthy snacks that just seemed to help me focussed on work, healthy food always makes me feel productive. Blueberries are supposed to be great during exam time.

    Try picking out a topic you find difficult tomorrow and maybe watch a video on it, then go through the textbook and try writing flashcards or pull out a blank piece of paper and write out everything you can recall from memory without looking at the textbook, and then fill in anything you missed out and then take a small break and repeat with another topic.

    Past papers are key.

    You should also put your phone away during your revision time. Good luck!
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    (Original post by Nurani61105)
    For me, I start in small increments to ease into a subject like have a quick overview of what I want to get done in my revision session and then start with the hardest topics and make my way down to the easiest topics so I'm not burnt out. If you find yourself sleepy or bored, which I always used to be, I now just go into a room with a lot of sunlight, a cup of tea and have healthy snacks that just seemed to help me focussed on work, healthy food always makes me feel productive. Blueberries are supposed to be great during exam time.

    Try picking out a topic you find difficult tomorrow and maybe watch a video on it, then go through the textbook and try writing flashcards or pull out a blank piece of paper and write out everything you can recall from memory without looking at the textbook, and then fill in anything you missed out and then take a small break and repeat with another topic.

    Past papers are key.

    You should also put your phone away during your revision time. Good luck!
    Thank you. I will try the writing from memory thing tomorrow ☺
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    Thank you. I will try the writing from memory thing tomorrow ☺
    Yeah, it really helped me in almost every subject especially the memory heavy ones, more effective and less time consuming than any of the pretty posters or mindmaps I did.
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    (Original post by bubbleygum)
    I’m the same and I’m in year 13 so I’d love some help with revising too 🙃🙃🙃😞😞😞😞
    I’m exactly the same as you... even though people keep saying “you’ve only got three months” I just can’t knuckle down and get any revision done
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