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2 weeks left, what should I prioritize for revision

I was meaning to revise alot more but its gone by so quickly, currently I'm getting 6/7 in triple sciences, but would like to solidify 7s. Meanwhile I'm getting 5s in english and 5/6s in maths, of which I'd like at minimum a 6 for english and a 7 for maths. Then theres also computing to do in which I need to revise some programming.
How much time do you think I should spend on each of these and what should I do exactly, I've been doing past papers for the sciences, and also maths but its not particularly helpful. And for english I've been doing mindmaps on the different literature.
Original post by throw1
I was meaning to revise alot more but its gone by so quickly, currently I'm getting 6/7 in triple sciences, but would like to solidify 7s. Meanwhile I'm getting 5s in english and 5/6s in maths, of which I'd like at minimum a 6 for english and a 7 for maths. Then theres also computing to do in which I need to revise some programming.
How much time do you think I should spend on each of these and what should I do exactly, I've been doing past papers for the sciences, and also maths but its not particularly helpful. And for english I've been doing mindmaps on the different literature.

Hi there,
So for maths and english, here are two sites that really helped me:
Maths genie https://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/ It's got really helpful videos for each topic and practice questions and was a life-saver for me.
For English, try https://www.shmoop.com/students. It's got analysis and quotes on characters and themes on literally every text. Mindmaps are also good though! What texts are you doing btw?

I'd advise splitting your time evenly between the subjects if you can. For sciences, I'd look at model answers as well as exam questions. There are only a certain set of questions they can ask you and the key words which get you points tend to be the same. Learn those key words and do exam questions to recognise what the type of questions are looking for.

Can't help with computing, sorry.
Hope that helps and good luck! :-)
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Original post by squirrelmonkey12
Hi there,
So for maths and english, here are two sites that really helped me:
Maths genie https://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/ It's got really helpful videos for each topic and practice questions and was a life-saver for me.
For English, try https://www.shmoop.com/students. It's got analysis and quotes on characters and themes on literally every text. Mindmaps are also good though! What texts are you doing btw?

I'd advise splitting your time evenly between the subjects if you can. For sciences, I'd look at model answers as well as exam questions. There are only a certain set of questions they can ask you and the key words which get you points tend to be the same. Learn those key words and do exam questions to recognise what the type of questions are looking for.

Can't help with computing, sorry.
Hope that helps and good luck! :-)

thanks for the suggestions I'm definitely going to try scmoop and mathsgenie, as for the texts I'm doing inspector, macbeth and christmas carol, unfortunately its edexcel and not aqa so theres not much for predicted questions and such at least from what I could find
Original post by throw1
thanks for the suggestions I'm definitely going to try scmoop and mathsgenie, as for the texts I'm doing inspector, macbeth and christmas carol, unfortunately its edexcel and not aqa so theres not much for predicted questions and such at least from what I could find

Yeah that's hard! I found these past papers https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/support/support-topics/exams/past-papers.html
Inspector Calls and Macbeth should be under the Paper 1s of each exam and Christmas Carol should be under Paper 2.
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Original post by throw1
I was meaning to revise alot more but its gone by so quickly, currently I'm getting 6/7 in triple sciences, but would like to solidify 7s. Meanwhile I'm getting 5s in english and 5/6s in maths, of which I'd like at minimum a 6 for english and a 7 for maths. Then theres also computing to do in which I need to revise some programming.
How much time do you think I should spend on each of these and what should I do exactly, I've been doing past papers for the sciences, and also maths but its not particularly helpful. And for english I've been doing mindmaps on the different literature.

Heya!
How long do you usuallly revise for? When doing past papers, do you also go through the mark scheme and identify why you have lost the marks and how you can improve your answers? :h: If it helps, Study mind has free past papers and mark schemes!

I hope this helps!
Milena
UCL PFE
Study Mind

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