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Chemistry Help! I got 42/100 on the second paper (organic chem, rates ect) watch

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    Anyone know how I can boost my grade please, I'm going mental because exams are so close. I use mygcsescience already, anything else?
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    useful websites:

    http://www.docbrown.info/index.htm chemistry revision notes, with exercises (e.g. gap fill, short answer) and chemistry quizzes by topic. for all boards.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/ condensed notes, with diagrams and activities on the side. small multiple-choice tests for each topic. not for 9-1 spec but can help consolidate concepts.

    https://revisionworld.com/gcse-revision/chemistry short and printable notes, past papers (for several boards), videos.

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/chemistry-revision/ notes, summary sheets and past papers/mark schemes by topic. for aqa, cie and edexcel

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    https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/Student/g...evision_guides the ultimate chemistry revision guide. covers all topics on the syllabus. colourful and quick/easy to read. small questions at the bottom of every page (with answers at the back) and checklists after the end of each topic. available for aqa, edexcel and ocr.
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    Thanks so MUCH!



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    useful websites:

    http://www.docbrown.info/index.htm chemistry revision notes, with exercises (e.g. gap fill, short answer) and chemistry quizzes by topic. for all boards.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/ condensed notes, with diagrams and activities on the side. small multiple-choice tests for each topic. not for 9-1 spec but can help consolidate concepts.

    https://revisionworld.com/gcse-revision/chemistry short and printable notes, past papers (for several boards), videos.

    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/chemistry-revision/ notes, summary sheets and past papers/mark schemes by topic. for aqa, cie and edexcel

    book:

    https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/Student/g...evision_guides the ultimate chemistry revision guide. covers all topics on the syllabus. colourful and quick/easy to read. small questions at the bottom of every page (with answers at the back) and checklists after the end of each topic. available for aqa, edexcel and ocr.
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    (Original post by sharri.coco)
    Thanks so MUCH!
    no problem, and best of luck revising!
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    Have you tried https://senecalearning.com/ ? I've been finding it really useful And freesciencelessons on youtube also good.
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    - Try www.brainscape.com, it is a flashcard app that uses your input to cycle cards you don't know as well. Lots of Chemistry decks you can download
    - Try looking for quizlets, although they work best for keywords and definitions
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    (Original post by Harry-Pikesley)
    - Try www.brainscape.com, it is a flashcard app that uses your input to cycle cards you don't know as well. Lots of Chemistry decks you can download
    - Try looking for quizlets, although they work best for keywords and definitions
    thanks, guys you're all life savers!
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    (Original post by MimiElf)
    Have you tried https://senecalearning.com/ ? I've been finding it really useful And freesciencelessons on youtube also good.
    thank you xx
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    I seem to be getting only half marks on past papers for science aswell with targets of 8, either these new exams are too hard or im just dumb
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    (Original post by idkthename)
    I seem to be getting only half marks on past papers for science aswell with targets of 8, either these new exams are too hard or im just dumb
    same..
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    (Original post by idkthename)
    I seem to be getting only half marks on past papers for science aswell with targets of 8, either these new exams are too hard or im just dumb
    at least you're getting half marks on the paper 1 I got 27/100, I'm only targetted 6s but I know I'm well above that. I don't think you're dumb you may know all the content but its how to answer the questions and obtain full marks that you're falling short on.

    Some people in my year are getting 76/100 so I think it's moderately easy
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    (Original post by sharri.coco)
    at least you're getting half marks on the paper 1 I got 27/100, I'm only targetted 6s but I know I'm well above that. I don't think you're dumb you may know all the content but its how to answer the questions and obtain full marks that you're falling short on.

    Some people in my year are getting 76/100 so I think it's moderately easy
    Hmmm you may be right, i am just going to sweat out the past papers from now till may and hopefully i can get 76 too if not more
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    (Original post by idkthename)
    Hmmm you may be right, i am just going to sweat out the past papers from now till may and hopefully i can get 76 too if not more
    yeah use stuff like exam pro and other things, pay attention to little details in the question because they basically give you the answers sometimes and practise&plan your 6 markers!
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    On paper 1 i got 55/100, paper 2 I got 37/100 but did not revise at all for the second paper. I'm targetted 8's and honestly dont know what to do either
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    (Original post by sxhxl)
    On paper 1 i got 55/100, paper 2 I got 37/100 but did not revise at all for the second paper. I'm targetted 8's and honestly dont know what to do either
    wow paper one was REALLY hard, well done! Idk what to do because my school have exam practice but idk if its tailored to the new spec, do you have the cgp revision exam book? it helps a bit, mygcsescience is a life saver too but its a bit pricey £50 but worth it
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    (Original post by sharri.coco)
    wow paper one was REALLY hard, well done! Idk what to do because my school have exam practice but idk if its tailored to the new spec, do you have the cgp revision exam book? it helps a bit, mygcsescience is a life saver too but its a bit pricey £50 but worth it
    I have a mygcsescience account but realised it wasnt worth the £50 when I found out I lose attention after like 3 minutes of the video. I have all the cgp books but find the workbook too basic compared to what actually comes up in our tests. My school has provided us with some revision mindmaps and powerpoints and im really finding them useful as they include EVERYTHING in the spec but i'm struggling on dividing my revision and past paper time up efficiently :/
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    (Original post by sxhxl)
    On paper 1 i got 55/100, paper 2 I got 37/100 but did not revise at all for the second paper. I'm targetted 8's and honestly dont know what to do either

    If i revised i would still get 37 the way im heading atm
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    (Original post by sharri.coco)
    wow paper one was REALLY hard, well done! Idk what to do because my school have exam practice but idk if its tailored to the new spec, do you have the cgp revision exam book? it helps a bit, mygcsescience is a life saver too but its a bit pricey £50 but worth it
    Am i the only one who doesnt even use the revision guides? I use the workbooks for practice but the acc guides are useless. Freescience lessons is the mvp
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    (Original post by sxhxl)
    I have a mygcsescience account but realised it wasnt worth the £50 when I found out I lose attention after like 3 minutes of the video. I have all the cgp books but find the workbook too basic compared to what actually comes up in our tests. My school has provided us with some revision mindmaps and powerpoints and im really finding them useful as they include EVERYTHING in the spec but i'm struggling on dividing my revision and past paper time up efficiently :/
    break it up do one hour of paper 1 revision, condense your info onto like 2 sheets of paper then do an hour of exam practice paper
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    (Original post by idkthename)
    Am i the only one who doesnt even use the revision guides? I use the workbooks for practice but the acc guides are useless. Freescience lessons is the mvp
    freescience loses my attention QUICKLY, but if it works for you then use it. MY MAIN PROBLEM IS ANSWERING 4 MARKERS because ill only answer the equivalant of 2/3 marks and thats where its going wrong for me
 
 
 
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