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So I take Chem bio maths and I’ve started revision around a week or two weeks ago. So far I’m working at an A* in chem but need a push in the other two. My mock grades were chem-A* Bio-B Maths-C. I’ve only started revision this late due to a medical issue but does anyone have a plan of what to do in the last two and a more weeks to jump a grade or two?

(I’ll also mention I do have extra time and breaks during the exam)
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i really suggest mindmaps! i used them on my mocks which i had such little time to revise for and i got straight As (at AS). look through the syllabus or a textbook to find a couple of overarching themes and write as much as u can for them, and if u can’t fit it onto an A3 learn how to summarise it more so u can.
i do maths and whilst this works more for subjects focused on content it really helps with visualising what u have to revise and making sure u don’t skip topics.
Original post by HAHAHA shei7
So I take Chem bio maths and I’ve started revision around a week or two weeks ago. So far I’m working at an A* in chem but need a push in the other two. My mock grades were chem-A* Bio-B Maths-C. I’ve only started revision this late due to a medical issue but does anyone have a plan of what to do in the last two and a more weeks to jump a grade or two?
(I’ll also mention I do have extra time and breaks during the exam)


Past exam questions are best
Original post by Balibalu29
Past exam questions are best


My maths is rusty so I was thinking about doing a past paper every day until June 4th and hope that boosts me but my focus being on biology since I need an A in it. Should I focus on getting through past papers or focus on specific topic questions?
Original post by HAHAHA shei7
So I take Chem bio maths and I’ve started revision around a week or two weeks ago. So far I’m working at an A* in chem but need a push in the other two. My mock grades were chem-A* Bio-B Maths-C. I’ve only started revision this late due to a medical issue but does anyone have a plan of what to do in the last two and a more weeks to jump a grade or two?
(I’ll also mention I do have extra time and breaks during the exam)

Hi @HAHAHA shei7,

My best tip for you is to work through topical past papers, if you have identified topics you're less confident with I would use the limited time to focus on those subjects by attempting past papers solely based around those topics. This would save you the time from having to go through an entire past paper and lets you focus on your weaker areas.

After I felt more confident with my "weaker" subjects, I would then attempt the normal past papers under the timed condition. Grinding past papers is really the best tip as it not only tests your knowledge, but gets you familiar with the format of the questions.

Hope this helps,
Danish
BCU Student Rep
pls help im in the same position as you, how are u getting an A* in chem
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Original post by lifeoftheparty
pls help im in the same position as you, how are u getting an A* in chem


I’m not going to lie I always found it easy and went over what we learned in class and I’ve done like all past papers a couple times and marked with a walkthrough and topic questions on pmt so I’d suggest you do that I’m trying to do that but for biology so I get a good grade in it too before exams start
Omg you are so smart I literally got DCD in my mocks because I didn’t revise at all hoping to get BBB in the real thing I am sure it’s possible I do psych chem and bio any advice for chem I know the whole content I just keep making silly mistakes

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