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    Hey everyone. So my exams begin the 4th of June. 2 weeks. Omg. 15 days. I do 3 subjects: A-level Psychology (AQA) Media (WJEC ) and Health and Social Care (OCR).
    - Psychology = B
    - Media = B
    - Health = A
    What I'm currently achieving:
    - Psychology = A
    - Health and Social = A*
    - Media: B
    On the fourth of June, I have two exams. At 9:30am, my 3 hour 8 minute media exam (I get extra time and I tend to use it all to write as much as I can.) at 2pm, Psychology paper 1. Considering I want to get the best grade I can for psychology to do it at degree level, the fact I have it after a 3 hour exam... I can't lie to you when I say it'll affect my grade. All my friends get to quickly go over their notes in preparation for the afternoon psychology exam, I'm worried I'll be all burnt out by time I sit for the psychology. As someone with memory issues, this is a problem for me. All my other exams are spaced out with 3-4 days in between. Not these! It seems I've been thrown in the deep end and I don't think it'll go well. People have told me I'm lucky (surprisingly) because I get two done in one day. But that is not how I see it. I see a day of panic because I'm at a disadvantage from those who don't do Media! I do study a lot, but I know having two exams in one day will stress me out - something universities (in which I need AAB) won't even take a second glance at the circumstances in which I sat my exams. I'm stressed about this and it is becoming more apparent the closer my exams become. How do I not panic? thank you! - Abby.
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    I would take a break after your first exam and try and relax as much as possible then just try your best
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    I literally had three exams on one day in IB so...I think you'll live :x

    Also on more than one occasion at uni I had an exam in the morning and another in the afternoon; consider it training for when you're at uni

    As above though, your best bet would be to go after your first exam to have lunch and "reset" before your second exam, rather than trying to cram at the last minute (which as numerous studies have shown, does not correlate to any positive results and some studies suggest it may actually have negative effects...)
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