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emmanuella's y13 study diary: growing my grades

hello all,
i have seen people do this and now think its about time. i feel like telling people what i am going to do each day will really help me feel motivated to study and revise! lately, i have not been feeling in the mood to study as i am in year 13, its very important!! so i'm grateful for you coming on the journey with me :biggrin:!

subjects i do: aqa psychology, sociology + spanish :smile:
goals: achieving at least one A*, getting into my dream uni :smile:
current predicted grades: ABB :smile:
grades i would like to get: A*AA
uni degree i want to study: linguisticssss :biggrin:
update on uni application: sent it off to the UCAS personal statement person :smile:!

gyg forums i am lovinggg :biggrin::
-@pineapple1865 - https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7417774
- @flowersinmyhair: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7388678
- @erin11: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7411798
- @rowan_willow: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7397892
- @kayleigh_t.27: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7410501
- @thrivingfrog: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7396167
- @toothysmile: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7388227
- @Jieay20: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7413499&p=98899773&page=1
-@oliviapope1 - oliviapope's attempt at getting herself together and smashing her a-levels! - The Student Room

(check out other gyg forums here: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=1644)

anyway, make sure to watch this forum to come along on this journey with me!! :biggrin:

*I HAVE ALSO MADE A SEPARATE MOTIVATION & MOOD JOURNAL!! check it out here: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7420498
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Moved to Grow your Grades forum :biggrin:
Reply 2
Original post by emm4nuella
hello all,
i have seen people do this and now think its about time. i feel like telling people what i am going to do each day will really help me feel motivated to study and revise! lately, i have not been feeling in the mood to study as i am in year 13, its very important!! so i'm grateful for you coming on the journey with me :biggrin:!

subjects i do: aqa psychology, sociology + spanish :smile:
goals: achieving at least one A*, getting into my dream uni :smile:
current predicted grades: ABC :frown:
grades i would like to get: A*AA
uni degree i want to study: linguisticssss :biggrin:
unis i want to apply to: @University of York, @University of Leeds, @Newcastle University, @Lancaster Student Ambassador (my final uni may be either qmul or brighton, haven't decided)
update on uni application: havent even finished my personal statement :frown:

(i'm really loving @flowersinmyhair's year 13 adventure: you can check that out here - she's doing such a good job!! > https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7388678)

anyway, make sure to watch this forum to come along on this journey with me!! :biggrin:


AHhhh im in year 12 and im doing AQA Psychology too :biggrin: How are you finding the course now that you are in year 13? Cool idea with the study journal btw :smile:
Reply 3
Original post by emm4nuella
thank you!! i am really enjoying psych - im learning issues and debates at the moment and it is so interesting :biggrin:! year 13 content so far seems great :smile:!


Ah thats great! I hope I enjoy it too :biggrin:
Original post by emm4nuella
sorry guys, i have not updated you all in the past week :frown:! i have been very busy with my personal statement, and starting my IRP Spanish research! :smile: this week has been okay, but i will make sure i do a better job at letting you guys know what i am up to! half term is soon :woo::woo: (i'm so excited - i need a break from school haha)! see you Monday :biggrin:!

How far have you got with your personal statement?
Original post by emm4nuella
happy Monday, people! i have no work planned for today, but what i am going to do is plan this week's 'schedule' and half-term's :smile:!


Hey, how's the planning going? :smile:
Reply 6
Original post by Pwca
Hey, how's the planning going? :smile:

hiya thanks for asking! its going well :biggrin:!
Reply 7
Original post by emm4nuella
hello all,
i have seen people do this and now think its about time. i feel like telling people what i am going to do each day will really help me feel motivated to study and revise! lately, i have not been feeling in the mood to study as i am in year 13, its very important!! so i'm grateful for you coming on the journey with me :biggrin:!

subjects i do: aqa psychology, sociology + spanish :smile:
goals: achieving at least one A*, getting into my dream uni :smile:
current predicted grades: ABC :frown:
grades i would like to get: A*AA
uni degree i want to study: linguisticssss :biggrin:
update on uni application: done my first draft of personal statement, just waiting for subject specialist to check it :smile:

(i'm really loving @flowersinmyhair's year 13 adventure: you can check that out here - she's doing such a good job!! > https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7388678)

other gyg forums i loveeee :biggrin::
- @flowersinmyhair: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7388678
- @rowan_willow: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7397892
- @kayleigh_t.27: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7410501
- @thrivingfrog: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7396167
- @toothysmile: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7388227

(check out other gyg forums here: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=1644)

anyway, make sure to watch this forum to come along on this journey with me!! :biggrin:

@flowersinmyhair @rowan_willow @kayleigh_t.27 @thrivingfrog @toothysmile @erin11 @Jieay20 - cannot wait to keep updated with all of your journeys <3 :biggrin:!
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Original post by emm4nuella
(el laberinto del fauno)


This brings back some deep memories :lol:
Reply 9
Original post by Saracen's Fez
This brings back some deep memories :lol:

haha :biggrin:
Original post by emm4nuella
@flowersinmyhair @rowan_willow @kayleigh_t.27 @thrivingfrog @toothysmile - cannot wait to keep updated with all of your journeys <3 :biggrin:!

We love to see ❀️
Original post by emm4nuella
haha :biggrin:


I haven't been able to watch the film since I did it for A-level – I'm scarred :rofl:
Original post by Saracen's Fez
I haven't been able to watch the film since I did it for A-level – I'm scarred :rofl:


Me whenever I see the Great Gatsby, I understand it's a great piece of literature but doing it in class ruined it for me...
monday 30th october 2023
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HAPPY MONDAYYYYYYYYYY :woo::woo:! i have quite a bit to say hehe!

1) first off, i am grateful that i have monday and tuesday off before i go back to school on wednesday (from my half term break) - amazinggggg :biggrin:
2) i have *officially* entered my academic girl era - in short, this bscly means i am now going to be as committed as i can to stick to my studies and revise smarter not harder πŸ˜‰! i am going to be trying my hardest to incorporate productivity techniques and clever revision methods (if anyone has any tips in revising smarter & productivity, feel free to leave them below!!) πŸ’•
3) in relation to this, i have to update you guys everyday (every other day if not possible). i will literally set a reminder if i have to! i created this blog/journal to keep track of my studying progress, therefore that is what i shall do! *I ALSO DELETED SOME OF MY OLDER POSTS AS I AM BASICALLY STARTING AFRESHHHH :biggrin:*
4) you might not get a post from me tmrw, as i may be creating my academic girl era-y study plan 🀫, so yeah! so happy halloween in advance if you celebrate πŸŽƒ!

extra points πŸ‘‡:

if you haven't yet pressed the 'watch this thread' button, i encourage you to do so nowwww ⭐!

(and if you havent followed the forums that i am loving atm, also do it now! they are such inspiring young people and i am love to see what they have been up to!) 🫢 : @flowersinmyhair @rowan_willow @kayleigh_t.27 @thrivingfrog @toothysmile @erin11 @Jieay20


see ya wednesday,
emmanuella πŸ’œ
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Original post by emm4nuella
monday 30th october 2023
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HAPPY MONDAYYYYYYYYYY :woo::woo:! i have quite a bit to say hehe!

1) first off, i am grateful that i have monday and tuesday off before i go back to school on wednesday (from my half term break) - amazinggggg :biggrin:
2) i have *officially* entered my academic girl era - in short, this bscly means i am now going to be as committed as i can to stick to my studies and revise smarter not harder πŸ˜‰! i am going to be trying my hardest to incorporate productivity techniques and clever revision methods (if anyone has any tips in revising smarter & productivity, feel free to leave them below!!) πŸ’•
3) in relation to this, i have to update you guys everyday (every other day if not possible). i will literally set a reminder if i have to! i created this blog/journal to keep track of my studying progress, therefore that is what i shall do! *I ALSO DELETED SOME OF MY OLDER POSTS AS I AM BASICALLY STARTING AFRESHHHH :biggrin:*
4) you might not get a post from me tmrw, as i may be creating my academic girl era-y study plan 🀫, so yeah! so happy halloween in advance if you celebrate πŸŽƒ!

extra points πŸ‘‡:

if you haven't yet pressed the 'watch this thread' button, i encourage you to do so nowwww ⭐!

(and if you havent followed the forums that i am loving atm, also do it now! they are such inspiring young people and i am love to see what they have been up to!) 🫢 : @flowersinmyhair @rowan_willow @kayleigh_t.27 @thrivingfrog @toothysmile @erin11


see ya wednesday,
emmanuella πŸ’œ

Good luck!!! So excited to see what you get up to :smile: Happy Halloween xx
Happy pre-Halloween!! Can't wait to see how this thread develops and we all grow over the next year :smile:
wednesday 1st november 2023
hello all, my plan for today is to:
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Original post by emm4nuella
wednesday 1st november 2023
hello all, my plan for today is to:

i did obviously manage to do my spanish hw!
thursday 2nd november 2023
hello all, i dont have any hw to do but i may continue my study plan
sat 4th november 2023 :frown:
today wasnt at all productive... :frown:

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