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This is probably a really late start to the journey of good grades, but I think it's better to start now than never. Also, my mocks exams are in approximately 29 days. So without further hassle let's begin!

Hi! My name is Lina! I'm 16 years old and am currently studying Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Design & Technology for A levels. I particularly enjoy Chemistry and learning about materials in Design & Technology as I want to take Natural Sciences in the future.

I'll start this off as a countdown to my mocks but as I go on after the mocks I'll talk more about my own personal goals alongside.

Although I think I should start off with the elephant in the room.

GCSE's

Now I actually didn't get like all A*'s or anything like that to be honest. I would say I had average results. So I hope this forum gives you some motivation if maybe you didn't get the grades you wanted and are trying to find the motivation to keep going!! I know we all hear about the people who did really well, but rarely consider the people who didn't do so well, but worked hard regardless! :five:

Chemistry - Edexcel

Physics - OCR A

Design & Technolgy - AQA

Maths - Edexcel

I have a specific colour for each of my subjects, but I haven't chosen one for Maths. Any ideas?

Things about me?

My favourite artists:

Sigrid, Grace VanderWaal, BTS, Alessia Cara, Troye Sivan, Khalid, Dua Lipa etc.

These are just a few but I listen to pretty much everything? As I like most styles of music. Please feel free to recommend!

My height:

Short

My personal hobbies:

Digital Art, Eating religiously and Trying to fix my terrible posture.
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As you can see I do a lot!

So it's a bit late to talk about my work now. So I'll continue this tomorrow. Thank you for reading, and I hope you watch this forum!

Lina! x














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Good luck!
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Thank you!
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Hi I.h.b, I wanted to know how you did in English Lit Paper 2 in your GCSEs. I'm struggling in it.
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Hi BobJones789
I was never really that great at English but I came out with a 7 in that overall which I was pretty happy about. Just remind me what was in the paper. I can try and help you out. But honestly I really didn’t like English 😂
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Hi BobJones789
I was never really that great at English but I came out with a 7 in that overall which I was pretty happy about. Just remind me what was in the paper. I can try and help you out. But honestly I really didn’t like English 😂
I'm doing Edexcel and in paper 2, its A Christmas Carol and the Relationships section, which i'm doing. I wanted to know, if you did Eedxcel last year, if you remember the questions for the mentioned sections.
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Good luck with this, will be following!
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l.h.b Have moved this to Grow Your Grades for you as that's where this should be.
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Hey! Good luck with this! I'm surprised your college is doing mock exams so early on? Mine aren't until June, but I do like the idea of starting intense revision soon.
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(Original post by BobJones789)
I'm doing Edexcel and in paper 2, its A Christmas Carol and the Relationships section, which i'm doing. I wanted to know, if you did Eedxcel last year, if you remember the questions for the mentioned sections.
I did AQA for my English GCSE. Sorry about that.
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Good luck with this, will be following!
Thank you! Good luck to you as well!
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l.h.b Have moved this to Grow Your Grades for you as that's where this should be.
Thank you! I wasn't really sure where to put this, but that makes sense.
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Hey! Good luck with this! I'm surprised your college is doing mock exams so early on? Mine aren't until June, but I do like the idea of starting intense revision soon.
Yeah, I think my sixth form is trying to get us starting early.
I have exams now and in June! :nah:
Although if I work hard, I'm sure it'll be okay! Good luck to you as well!
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Thank you! I wasn't really sure where to put this, but that makes sense.
No worries!
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Day 28

So I have 2 exams tomorrow so I thought I'd start by revising those. Now I started studying at about 10:30! Which I know is really late! But I guess it's more about how much you do than how many hours you study for?

The tests I have are on Physics (Topic 10) and Design Technology!

So I'm gonna finish up with some technology notes first!


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I started by reviewing the notes I had made last week on Friday. The test I have is on like materials and Health & Safety.I decided that it would be handy by the end of the year to have a book on materials, almost like a materials bible. So I started off by making that! On a Google Word Document, I created the book and to further my knowledge I looked into each material separately. I want to specialise in Materials Science in the future so this was really helpful and kills two birds with one stone. The more I learnt about each material the easier it was to understand why it was used for certain things etc.
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I then decided to move onto revision for my Physics test tomorrow! I decided to start off easy by first completing the end of chapter questions and then worked up to exam questions. I decided it was probably best to earn the key terms needed for this topic. So I wrote them on these small pieces of paper. To revise the term I would write it down about 3-5 times and say it aloud afterwards. I know this seems like quite a primary school thing today but it does it work. I'd also come back to these card every few hours to see if had learnt it. Although key tip here, I did this so I wouldn't miss out on key terms! You should obviously never go into an exam with just the memory of keywords and no idea how they correlate to the topic.
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So I continue with more exam questions. Afterwards, I decided to do some Mechanics Revision on the stuff we had learnt at the beginning of the term. As opposed to doing all exercise though, I just focused on the Mixed Exercises and finished them for Topic 8.

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Now, this was pretty much it for today. If I'm totally honest this doesn't look like much! I did want to take a picture of all the exam questions because that would be boring. Although I find I study better at night. So I'm going to write notes for topic 4 of Chemistry tonight and probably do a recap on things like polar bonding and solubility and stuff. I might also do some Maths, depending on how quick the recap is!

Lina! x
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I decided it was best to start this on an easier formatting space. So I've transferred this study blog to Blogger.
So follow the link below! I will be updating with the work I've done today!

http://studywithmelh.blogspot.co.uk/...rrow-so-i.html
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