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    i have finished my GCSE's and will be moving on to AS levels. I have picked Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics. I was thinking that i should do around 1 hour a day from the first day i start. I thought this would be a good idea because when i get to my exams i will know most of the information. Can you please give me any feedback on this study plan and any other tips you have.

    Also, what is the best way to revise for the subjects i have chosen and the what are the best revision books for my As subjects.
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    One hour? Are you mad, child?

    Much much more than that is required. If all you use is revision books, I doubt you'll get the A/A* that you no doubt want.
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    (Original post by Spacecam)
    One hour? Are you mad, child?

    Much much more than that is required. If all you use is revision books, I doubt you'll get the A/A* that you no doubt want.
    how much revision per day from the beginning of college would you suggest?
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    From the start?

    None. At the end of the day, you won't do much work, nothing worth revising, for the first couple of days.

    Yeah, it's a good idea not to leave it all to the week before the exams, but going over the material at the end of every half term should be fine, more than I did anyway.

    Also, it's qualitative, not quantative.
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    dear god, do not revise from the start! you will want to kill yourself, just relax about it. start revising in xmas hols for jan exmas and easter hols for summer exmas, doing about 3 or 4 hours a day
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    (Original post by d123)
    From the start?

    None. At the end of the day, you won't do much work, nothing worth revising, for the first couple of days.

    Yeah, it's a good idea not to leave it all to the week before the exams, but going over the material at the end of every half term should be fine, more than I did anyway.

    Also, it's qualitative, not quantative.
    This one speaks the truth :yep:
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    (Original post by a11yas)
    i have finished my GCSE's and will be moving on to AS levels. I have picked Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics. I was thinking that i should do around 1 hour a day from the first day i start. I thought this would be a good idea because when i get to my exams i will know most of the information. Can you please give me any feedback on this study plan and any other tips you have.

    Also, what is the best way to revise for the subjects i have chosen and the what are the best revision books for my As subjects.
    I can only give advice on maths from your list.
    1. go to all lessons
    2. do the work set in class and finish off anything you don't complete during your free periods, do a bit of extra practice on anything that you find difficult
    3. ask questions in class if there's anything you don't understand
    4. do any assigned homework and hand it in for marking
    5. 2-4 weeks before the exams do every past paper you can get your hands on and ask for help with anything you struggle with. Don't bother with revision books for AS maths, your text book, teacher and past papers with mark schemes are all you need
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    lol mate im in year 12 and im revising S1 C3 C4 Bio As now ! best summer yet !! i revised like a man on a mission in the beginning of year 12 you get burnt out quickly, pace yourself with lots of breaks and you should do ok !
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    Whaaat.. u definatly DO NOT neeed to do an hour a day.
    obviously when it gets neareer to exams then yeaaah an hour of each subject a day wud be good but as long as u go to all yr lessons.. do yr homework and practise anything u find hard in lessons u really dont need to do any extra work at home.
    they arnt THAT harrrd! and i think its better that u keep your life and be prepared to sacrifice around exams and it will be fine.
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    (Original post by Spacecam)
    This one speaks the truth :yep:
    Thank you
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    dont revise from the beginning, you'll get bored and give up after a bit
    at weekends just read over your notes if you really have to, start revising in nov for jan exams and in march for june exams. that should give you plenty of time to do all your revision properly
    and for bio, chem and maths, past papers are amazing, im guessing it should be the same for your 4th subject

    good luck
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    (Original post by Alpheratz)
    dont revise from the beginning, you'll get bored and give up after a bit
    at weekends just read over your notes if you really have to, start revising in nov for jan exams and in march for june exams. that should give you plenty of time to do all your revision properly
    and for bio, chem and maths, past papers are amazing, im guessing it should be the same for your 4th subject

    good luck
    Past papers for Bio and Chem will be difficult to come by, what with the new specs being, well, new
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    i was originally thinking that if i revise from the start i will know everything when it comes to the exam. But that may be a bad idea after reading your comments. i think i will do a little revision and go over notes early on and when the exam time comes i will knuckle down and revise. id rather follow your comments as you guys have done your As or A2's... thanks for all the advice
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    (Original post by Revolution is my Name)
    Past papers for Bio and Chem will be difficult to come by, what with the new specs being, well, new
    You just have to find the parts of old spec papers that are relevant. Annoying, but it works.
 
 
 
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