A-level revision tips

Ask anyone who has been successful in exams and they will tell you this saying is so true.
You have all experienced success in exams. Some of you have also experienced disappointment.
In preparation for your mock exams after half-term, below are some of the best A-level revision tips from past students who got top marks in their exams. These tips will help you improve your revision and find what works for you so you can work towards the grades you need.


 

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  • Create a Revision Timetable – Using a revision timetable will help you prioritise your tasks and accomplish one thing at a time. Using this tool can add structure to your revision and identify weaknesses or areas which you need to focus but try to avoid. Developing your personal study plan can help you organise what you need to study and boost your motivation to revise for exams.t[/frame]

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  • Practice Past Exam Papers – The ultimate learning strategy high-achievers use to prepare for their A-levels is by practicing as many past exam papers as possible. This will give you the opportunity to test our exam-like conditions to ensure that you are fully ready to sit the exam. Practicing past papers will help you become familiar with: Exam format, Question style and Time pressure.

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  • Collaborate with Classmates – Feeling overwhelmed with your A-level coursework? Remember, other students in your class are feeling the same so why not divide the work up between some of your trustworthy classmates to lessen the exam stress. Not only will this reduce the workload you have, it will also open your eyes to a different perspective on a topic that other students may have picked up on.

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  • Use Mind Maps to Connect Ideas – If you find it difficult to remember tons of new study notes, Mind Maps may be the key to improving your memory. The theory behind mind mapping explains that making associations by connecting ideas helps you to memorise information easier and quicker. There are much more benefits to using Mind Maps for learning including being able to map out your curriculum, develop concepts in-depth and create sample exam answers.

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Revision Tips for A-levels