Right about now, students studying for their GCSE’s should be revising. One thing they should not leave until the last minute is going over past papers and sitting mock exams to test their knowledge. Here is a blog I wrote a while back explaining the best way to do this.
There are many aspects to creating good study habits, and the first of these I have already mentioned in a previous post which is to get organised. Creating a timetable can save many precious hours as we come to exams.
Another component of revision is going through past papers. In fact this should be included in your revision plan. Giving yourself mock tests can highlight how you work under pressure and it will show you the gaps in your learning. Going over your revision notes many times is a pointless exercise if you haven’t tested your knowledge .
When you are ready to do a mock exam (at least three weeks before the exam), make sure that you do it under exam conditions and that you keep to the time limit. You may have gone through exam papers in class already, so choose an exam that you know you have not…
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