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The Pomodoro Technique for GCSE and A Level Students: How to get more done, not get bored and save your energy when you’re studying

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by homework and revision but you’re bored, you’ve got no energy and your mind is scattered by all the distractions around you? The Pomodoro technique can help you. What is the Pomodoro Technique? The Pomodoro technique is a very simple productivity system. You basically set a timer for 25 minutes […]

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Independent Study Skills: Why GCSE and A Level students are so bad at them, and what to do about it

Independent study skills are vital if students are to reach their full academic potential in their GCSEs and A Levels. But, most students have really poor independent study skills. They don’t know how to manage their time or energy, what to do when they get bored, or how to revise effectively. This means that many […]

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The 3 Ms of Successful Revision

“How do you do successful revision?” That’s the key question that parents and students alike ask me. What they really want to know is: What kind of revision will lead to the best exam results possible? What kind of revision will feel like it’s productive and effective while you’re doing it, so that you stay […]

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How much revision should you do a day?

I’m frequently asked how much revision you should you do a day. Parents and students alike are looking for concrete numbers when they ask this question. However, the answer very much depends on the student concerned. In this article I’m going to give you: The ideal numbers for how many hours you should revise a […]

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