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mauufey v a-levels gyg 2024 🌺🍵

HALLO!
i'm a Y13 making my first gyg to help motivate me for these dreaded a-levels

my grades currently: Criminology (B) - hoping for an A
Politics (C) - also hoping for an B
Law (C)-.... also hoping for an B

yes I am a very average student and I’m praying that I get good a level results! but it is always when it comes to my exams that I don’t do well…. (especially politics)

I hope some out there can help me and we can all help each other in getting our grades up before EXAM SEASON!

🍯🧋🥞
the a levels is winning this battle not ME LMAOOO
Original post by mauufey
HALLO!
i'm a Y13 making my first gyg to help motivate me for these dreaded a-levels
my grades currently: Criminology (B) - hoping for an A
Politics (C) - also hoping for an B
Law (C)-.... also hoping for an B
yes I am a very average student and I’m praying that I get good a level results! but it is always when it comes to my exams that I don’t do well…. (especially politics)
I hope some out there can help me and we can all help each other in getting our grades up before EXAM SEASON!
🍯🧋🥞
the a levels is winning this battle not ME LMAOOO

heyyyy @mauufey welcome to grow your grades :biggrin:! i am sure @erin11 can give advice with politics - hopefully you two do the same exam board!!
hello @mauufey + welcome to gyg! what exam board are you doing for politics? im doing AQA :smile:
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Original post by erin11
hello @mauufey + welcome to gyg! what exam board are you doing for politics? im doing AQA :smile:


oh no I’m doing edxcel and gosh it’s kind of hard the way thr questions are worded
Original post by mauufey
oh no I’m doing edxcel and gosh it’s kind of hard the way thr questions are worded

no worries, I still can offer some general advice rather than specifically about edexcel:

EXAMPLES!!!!! I cannot stress how important examples are - basically shows your understanding of topics in a real world context. I recommend making a document or flashcards with examples for every topic and constantly revise and update them. The highest scoring answers are generally the ones that include lots of examples :smile:

Source questions - use as much of the actual source as you can in your analysis, otherwise you won't be able to reach the higher levels of the mark scheme. When doing sources, I tend to highlight quotes in each one and assign 'matching' ones the same colour and makes it easier when I come to writing my actual answer. This is the structure I tend to use for sources that have 2 sources:

Introduction

provenance - who wrote the source? purpose of the source? etc.

para 1 - source 1

para 2 - source 2

para 3 - source 1

para 4 - source 2

conclusion

All questions - PEAL/PEEL (Point, Evidence, Analysis/Explain, Link back) is a good way to organise your answers and will make your analysis clearer for the examiner, showing that you deserve high marks :smile:

Revise the content often - seneca learning has an Edexcel politics course too, Ive found the seneca AQA course helpful for summarising content quickly

Reply 5
Original post by erin11
no worries, I still can offer some general advice rather than specifically about edexcel:

EXAMPLES!!!!! I cannot stress how important examples are - basically shows your understanding of topics in a real world context. I recommend making a document or flashcards with examples for every topic and constantly revise and update them. The highest scoring answers are generally the ones that include lots of examples :smile:

Source questions - use as much of the actual source as you can in your analysis, otherwise you won't be able to reach the higher levels of the mark scheme. When doing sources, I tend to highlight quotes in each one and assign 'matching' ones the same colour and makes it easier when I come to writing my actual answer. This is the structure I tend to use for sources that have 2 sources:

Introduction

provenance - who wrote the source? purpose of the source? etc.

para 1 - source 1

para 2 - source 2

para 3 - source 1

para 4 - source 2

conclusion

All questions - PEAL/PEEL (Point, Evidence, Analysis/Explain, Link back) is a good way to organise your answers and will make your analysis clearer for the examiner, showing that you deserve high marks :smile:

Revise the content often - seneca learning has an Edexcel politics course too, Ive found the seneca AQA course helpful for summarising content quickly



this is really helpful thank you!
Original post by mauufey
this is really helpful thank you!

always happy to help!!! give me a shout if you need more help :biggrin:
Original post by mauufey
HALLO!
i'm a Y13 making my first gyg to help motivate me for these dreaded a-levels
my grades currently: Criminology (B) - hoping for an A
Politics (C) - also hoping for an B
Law (C)-.... also hoping for an B
yes I am a very average student and I’m praying that I get good a level results! but it is always when it comes to my exams that I don’t do well…. (especially politics)
I hope some out there can help me and we can all help each other in getting our grades up before EXAM SEASON!
🍯🧋🥞
the a levels is winning this battle not ME LMAOOO

Hi!! I don't do the same subjects as you but I have about the same goals as you!! I am sitting at BBC and want to push for ABB I am in yr13 aswell my first exam is in a month lol! I hope everything goes well for you!!!
:woo:
Original post by lemonpepsi222
Hi!! I don't do the same subjects as you but I have about the same goals as you!! I am sitting at BBC and want to push for ABB I am in yr13 aswell my first exam is in a month lol! I hope everything goes well for you!!!
:woo:

what subjects do you do?
Original post by emm4nuella
what subjects do you do?

classics,:chicken: history and sociology
Original post by lemonpepsi222
classics,:chicken: history and sociology

I do history too! what exam board and topics are you doing :smile:
im doing tsarist communist russia 1855-1964 and britain wars/welfare 1906-57 AQA
Original post by erin11
I do history too! what exam board and topics are you doing :smile:
im doing tsarist communist russia 1855-1964 and britain wars/welfare 1906-57 AQA

you do much cooler subjects than me I do industry and cold war 💀
Original post by lemonpepsi222
you do much cooler subjects than me I do industry and cold war 💀

Cold War sounds pretty cool imo :biggrin:
Original post by erin11
Cold War sounds pretty cool imo :biggrin:

Not when it gets to learning about ALL of peace talks and conferences lul
:groovy:
Reply 14
Original post by mauufey
HALLO!
i'm a Y13 making my first gyg to help motivate me for these dreaded a-levels
my grades currently: Criminology (B) - hoping for an A
Politics (C) - also hoping for an B
Law (C)-.... also hoping for an B
yes I am a very average student and I’m praying that I get good a level results! but it is always when it comes to my exams that I don’t do well…. (especially politics)
I hope some out there can help me and we can all help each other in getting our grades up before EXAM SEASON!
🍯🧋🥞
the a levels is winning this battle not ME LMAOOO


hey guys,
so the past few days
- I did some politics essay plans and it’s kind of there to see my weakness in some stuff and etc
- I don’t do any crim revision cause my unit is technically law and politics mashed together so I’m already doing revision for it

yeah that’s it pretty boring
Original post by mauufey
HALLO!
i'm a Y13 making my first gyg to help motivate me for these dreaded a-levels
my grades currently: Criminology (B) - hoping for an A
Politics (C) - also hoping for an B
Law (C)-.... also hoping for an B
yes I am a very average student and I’m praying that I get good a level results! but it is always when it comes to my exams that I don’t do well…. (especially politics)
I hope some out there can help me and we can all help each other in getting our grades up before EXAM SEASON!
🍯🧋🥞
the a levels is winning this battle not ME LMAOOO

also currently fighting for my life doing crim 🙁

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