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    How do you balance your revision across each subject? and when do you complete homework?
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    How do you balance your revision across each subject? and when do you complete homework?
    1. revision plan and panic.
    2. Fear and when I can be bothered/ deadline.
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    I do my homework in my frees/study periods (dont really get much homework, just get expected to do work -dont usually have to hand it in)
    and tbh I dont really balance my revision across subjects I kind of neglect some and focus on one then panic and neglect that one and focus on the others in a recurring cycle oops
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    How do you balance your revision across each subject? and when do you complete homework?
    It hugely depends on what needs doing, what I’m struggling with, with subjects set more work etc.

    For example, in history our teacher is constantly setting us essays and further reading etc. That takes hours each week, so I don’t find I need to do much additional history revision.

    Psychology however, is much more content, and much less set work aside from lessons. So, I spend more time doing that.

    Your revision is subjective to you. But consider the following, and factor it into the plan you make

    ~ The grades you’d like in each subject versus the grade you’re currently on
    ~ How many topics or sub topics need to be covered before a certain date (Mocks or final things)
    ~ Always leave a couple weeks before exams for either work that you’ve procrastinated, or last minute general practice questions
    ~ Be realistic. It’s lovely to say you’ll work for 6 hours a night, but it’s not sustainable.
    ~ Factor in any additional commitments, a job, hobbies etc. (For me it’s the fact I tend to sleep for 12 hours a day instead of the recommended 8)
    ~ Give yourself at least one revision free day a week, it’s something to look forward to.

    Best of luck!
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