Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
x Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter

    I am doing A - Levels. I take maths, french, chemistry and history. I have always been a high achieving student but I have never had to put in much work. I did well at GCSE's without working particularly hard and I have reached A-levels and everything is terrible!! I'm not failing, I am getting C's and some B's, but I want to do better and I know I am easily capable but I am so unmotivated. We are currently sitting AS mocks and I am so tired all the time (despite getting 9 hours sleep at least each night), I am not doing anywhere near enough work but I just don't seem to care. I know I can't continue like this because I want 3 A's at AS, but can someone please give me some advice on how to motivate myself to do work?? Is anyone else having the same problem??

    I have the same problem. I do want good grades and I do wan to revise but its something I just can't do. I seriously need some motivation. I managed to get all A/Bs for my GCSEs without revising and even now for A-levels I do okay with minimal revision. I really want to revise properly to achieve my potential, but I JUST CAN'T!
What's the best type of cheese?
Help with your A-levels

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni


Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Uni match

Uni match

Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

Study planner

Create a study plan

Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

Study planner

Resources by subject

Everything from mind maps to class notes.

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student doing homework

Study tips from A* students

Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

Study help links and info

Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.