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how can I get an A* in a level economics??

I'm in year 13
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Original post by Uup
I'm in year 13
Top 3 tips to getting an A* in Economics:


Create essay mindmaps for every topic: You should look at the key essay topics in the a level and plan what you would write for an essay and learn them. This is more efficient than making notes and actually helps you get top marks


Read/ Watch the news: you need to be including real life examples to access the top marks so you need to get them from the news (we also have a revision guide on our platform that has an example for every single spec point, you can check this out on


Do as many past papers as possible: Learn the language of the examiner and use mark schemes and examiner reports to understand what the key word/ phrases unlock top marks.

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