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    Ever feel like you spent ages revising and still get a bad grade? ( same here!)
    Thats why I made this thread so anyone can share tips to improve this and let the hard work pay off!

    Here are a few of my tips from research
    1) Its not just about the content of your syllabus, you also need to know how to apply this knowledge. Application questions would be a good place to start, even try and relate your subject to everyday life ( outside of revision)

    2) Make sure you understand what the question is saying. This is a difficult one as it is so easy to start writing an answer without fully interpreting the question. I know the time is limited in the exam but it is important to take a bit of time interpreting before answering ( form the answer in your head before you put pen to paper)

    3) Analyse your mistakes. First step: complete a past paper under timed conditions. Second step: mark harshly. Third step: identify mistakes and write on the front of the paper the topic which the question comes under. Then review this topic and do more questions within this topic. Hopefully, after doing this your mark would improve.

    4) Keep a positive attitude and remember every second counts. One mark can make all the difference from getting into your first choice uni or not. Therefore, ensuring a balance of school and relaxation, making sure time is not wasted in your revision and every moment is useful to you because time is precious!

    Hope this helped everyone
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    For subjects like Maths I suggest completing the textbook meaning answering all exercises, mixed exercises and review exercises and then doing questions by topics then sitting past papers in timed condition.
    For sciences - write all relevant notes, memorise them and then past papers in timed condition
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    (Original post by CashBlack)
    For subjects like Maths I suggest completing the textbook meaning answering all exercises, mixed exercises and review exercises and then doing questions by topics then sitting past papers in timed condition.
    For sciences - write all relevant notes, memorise them and then past papers in timed condition
    is mixed exercises, review exercises and papers enough (solomon, edexcel etc) havent done that many individual exercises
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    Dont spend all your time making notes;. Get your notes done early, so you can focus on exam practice

    Good luck!
 
 
 
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