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    How do I study effectively for maths/biology/history? Need to boost my grades and I have a few resits to do. My morale and drive is very low and no matter my work load I do towards it I feel I’m getting nowhere
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    Hey,

    It seems to me that quite a lot of people are having trouble with revision and stuff lately, especially leading up to exams, so I will try my best to help you with this as I do for others.

    Firstly, Maths. Since I am currently studying Maths and Further Maths and have had examiners as teachers ever since Year 7, I have always been told the best way is to just practice, practice, practice. You can also watch youtube videos from the likes of HEGARTYMaths and Kahn Academy, but once you revise a topic make sure you put it into practice to see if you understand it.

    Secondly, Biology and History. I am doing these together as the closest thing I have to go off is Psychology revision techniques, which hopefully could transfer to these two subjects. I personally make flash cards with the notes on and use different colours to not only make it colourful and more aesthetically pleasing, but to also signify what each point is. Such as AO1, AO2, Case Study and so on...

    Lastly, motivation and drive. I have found that creating a revision timetable and scheduling what I need to do works extremely well. BUT, it also needs to be flexible. Sticking to a strict work/revision regime could ultimately be doing more harm than good. So make sure you make it flexible so that you don't end up procrastinating more than revising.

    I hope this helps you out, and Good luck for your exams.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to ask away (Sorry for the long essay)
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    Hey,

    It seems to me that quite a lot of people are having trouble with revision and stuff lately, especially leading up to exams, so I will try my best to help you with this as I do for others.

    Firstly, Maths. Since I am currently studying Maths and Further Maths and have had examiners as teachers ever since Year 7, I have always been told the best way is to just practice, practice, practice. You can also watch youtube videos from the likes of HEGARTYMaths and Kahn Academy, but once you revise a topic make sure you put it into practice to see if you understand it.

    Secondly, Biology and History. I am doing these together as the closest thing I have to go off is Psychology revision techniques, which hopefully could transfer to these two subjects. I personally make flash cards with the notes on and use different colours to not only make it colourful and more aesthetically pleasing, but to also signify what each point is. Such as AO1, AO2, Case Study and so on...

    Lastly, motivation and drive. I have found that creating a revision timetable and scheduling what I need to do works extremely well. BUT, it also needs to be flexible. Sticking to a strict work/revision regime could ultimately be doing more harm than good. So make sure you make it flexible so that you don't end up procrastinating more than revising.

    I hope this helps you out, and Good luck for your exams.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to ask away (Sorry for the long essay)
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