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A-Level Please HELP URGENT!!!!

Hi everyone,
I am coming to the end of year 12 and time has absolutely flown by, I now realise I have Year 12 end of year exams soon, and then I need to learn the second year content for the A-Levels I do not know how I am going to get good grades now as I feel that it is too late to get good grade in my year 13 A-Levels. Please help me as I just do not know how to find the motivation to learn and revise as of an evening when I get in from school please help. If anyone has any tips on how to revise and learn for my subject they are as follows:
AQA English Language
OCR Media Studies
AQA Sociology
Edexcel Politics.
Original post by Isaac07!
Hi everyone,
I am coming to the end of year 12 and time has absolutely flown by, I now realise I have Year 12 end of year exams soon, and then I need to learn the second year content for the A-Levels I do not know how I am going to get good grades now as I feel that it is too late to get good grade in my year 13 A-Levels. Please help me as I just do not know how to find the motivation to learn and revise as of an evening when I get in from school please help. If anyone has any tips on how to revise and learn for my subject they are as follows:
AQA English Language
OCR Media Studies
AQA Sociology
Edexcel Politics.

I really recommend doing past papers and watching revision YouTube videos. What actually helped me most was tutoring since I was a lazy student and having a tutor to guide me through the studying process allowed me to focus on taking in the content without worrying about not being able to revise every single topic in time, my tutor also explained things so clearly that I understood things pretty fast. I would definitely recommend checking out The Profs!
Original post by Isaac07!
Hi everyone,
I am coming to the end of year 12 and time has absolutely flown by, I now realise I have Year 12 end of year exams soon, and then I need to learn the second year content for the A-Levels I do not know how I am going to get good grades now as I feel that it is too late to get good grade in my year 13 A-Levels. Please help me as I just do not know how to find the motivation to learn and revise as of an evening when I get in from school please help. If anyone has any tips on how to revise and learn for my subject they are as follows:
AQA English Language
OCR Media Studies
AQA Sociology
Edexcel Politics.

I did AQA English Language. Watch Paul Heselton's yt videos. I assume you have the Oxford Course Book? Also, get Tom Hollins' Ultimate Guide to ALevel English Language. It is soo good, has the theories nicely written out and has example answers. Look on the AQA website fir exemplars, mark schemes etc. Firstratetutors, Mr Smith english, mr bruff, "alevel english Language" and alice preece yt videos are also good. Some of them focus on explaining theories, some are on AOs. Watch them all. Alice Preece has a video with a googledocs link to all her mindmaps, exemplars and A*/A model answers. I can't think of anything else atm but do ask if you have any questions!
I also recently posted a thread called Anybody have Model Answers for English Language ALevel?. Anelpe replied with a link to their own model answers. https://smallpdf.com/file#s=48b76e60-c7f9-44c1-994b-930dda991bea . Please thank them if you find those useful!
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Original post by Isaac07!
Hi everyone,
I am coming to the end of year 12 and time has absolutely flown by, I now realise I have Year 12 end of year exams soon, and then I need to learn the second year content for the A-Levels I do not know how I am going to get good grades now as I feel that it is too late to get good grade in my year 13 A-Levels. Please help me as I just do not know how to find the motivation to learn and revise as of an evening when I get in from school please help. If anyone has any tips on how to revise and learn for my subject they are as follows:
AQA English Language
OCR Media Studies
AQA Sociology
Edexcel Politics.
i can help with ocr media studies - every mock i got an A* 90% - what do you struggle with most?
Original post by fr0gsarecool
i can help with ocr media studies - every mock i got an A* 90% - what do you struggle with most?

also after alevels i am starting tutoring on superprof for media studies :smile:)
Original post by Isaac07!
Hi everyone,
I am coming to the end of year 12 and time has absolutely flown by, I now realise I have Year 12 end of year exams soon, and then I need to learn the second year content for the A-Levels I do not know how I am going to get good grades now as I feel that it is too late to get good grade in my year 13 A-Levels. Please help me as I just do not know how to find the motivation to learn and revise as of an evening when I get in from school please help. If anyone has any tips on how to revise and learn for my subject they are as follows:
AQA English Language
OCR Media Studies
AQA Sociology
Edexcel Politics.

For edexcel politics - make essay plans!!! If you have access to seneca learning I would really recommend it for this purpose. The course on their is slightly outdated but you can find your own examples elsewhere. I created 3 large google documents with essay plans for each paper. Definitely an effective revision strategy, and would be really helpful for good grades.
Original post by Isaac07!
Hi everyone,
I am coming to the end of year 12 and time has absolutely flown by, I now realise I have Year 12 end of year exams soon, and then I need to learn the second year content for the A-Levels I do not know how I am going to get good grades now as I feel that it is too late to get good grade in my year 13 A-Levels. Please help me as I just do not know how to find the motivation to learn and revise as of an evening when I get in from school please help. If anyone has any tips on how to revise and learn for my subject they are as follows:
AQA English Language
OCR Media Studies
AQA Sociology
Edexcel Politics.

Firstly, you are only in yr12 so i'd say (coming from someone predicted A*A*A) don't panic too much. Aslong as you begin/have begun making resources, as you have obviously picked very content heavy subjects. I have just finished my A-level exams for AQA Sociology (in paper 2 my options were Families n Households and Beliefs) and am selling a load of revision posters/flashcards and essay plans for nearly every question back to 2017 for all 3 papers if they would be of any help to you!
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Original post by 17HANNAYMa
For edexcel politics - make essay plans!!! If you have access to seneca learning I would really recommend it for this purpose. The course on their is slightly outdated but you can find your own examples elsewhere. I created 3 large google documents with essay plans for each paper. Definitely an effective revision strategy, and would be really helpful for good grades.

hello im currently a year 12 politics edexcel student also stuck in the same boat and I'm struggling a lot with a level edexcel politics and i've been using resources and making essays which a lot of people say are well written but i get low marks on them due to poor evaluation AO3 etc. I have made a thread on this on TSR, I wanted to request if you would be able to share any resources for my own personal use, i have tried significantly hard to find people of help who do politics but it has been a STRUGGLE and i would really appreciate it if you could perhaps share anything it would be amazing through DMs or be able to look at my essays for feedback
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Original post by Isaac07!
Hi everyone,
I am coming to the end of year 12 and time has absolutely flown by, I now realise I have Year 12 end of year exams soon, and then I need to learn the second year content for the A-Levels I do not know how I am going to get good grades now as I feel that it is too late to get good grade in my year 13 A-Levels. Please help me as I just do not know how to find the motivation to learn and revise as of an evening when I get in from school please help. If anyone has any tips on how to revise and learn for my subject they are as follows:
AQA English Language
OCR Media Studies
AQA Sociology
Edexcel Politics.

3 of your subjects are very easy however edexcel politics is hard and i do think it may help you to drop 1 subject and if you could id strongly advise you to drop politics as its just demanding and with the time you have left, it would be more suitable to focus on 3
Original post by IMABUFF
hello im currently a year 12 politics edexcel student also stuck in the same boat and I'm struggling a lot with a level edexcel politics and i've been using resources and making essays which a lot of people say are well written but i get low marks on them due to poor evaluation AO3 etc. I have made a thread on this on TSR, I wanted to request if you would be able to share any resources for my own personal use, i have tried significantly hard to find people of help who do politics but it has been a STRUGGLE and i would really appreciate it if you could perhaps share anything it would be amazing through DMs or be able to look at my essays for feedback

Like I said on my post Seneca learning is very useful for knowledge! If you want to DM me an essay I can have a read and give you some feedback on it. If you find that you are struggling to achieve high marks I would definitely recommend asking for specific advice from your teachers as they know the mark scheme best.

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