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Getting a good grade is rather like playing a game with your examiners - in which they make up the rules and occasionally change them. You aren't going to win unless you know those rules. Before you do anything else: Get a copy of your syllabus if you haven't already got one.
Details of how to do this are given below.
Syllabuses are often quite difficult to interpret, so you need to know exactly what questions your examiners are asking, and how they are marking them. Explore your examiners' web site.
Most offer free downloads of specimen papers including mark schemesbut you might have to pay for recent exam papers and mark schemes, and other support material. If they don't offer these free, find out how to order them and invest a small amount of money in your future!
If you want the best possible grade, you should be working with exam papers all the way through your course. Leaving looking at exam papers until your last minute revision is too late. Syllabuses change and so do examiners. Make sure that the question papers and mark schemes you get relate to your current syllabus and are as recent as possible.
A new chief examiner can make a lot of difference to the style of a question paper. How to download a copy of your syllabus Finding your way to the right syllabus Most of the following links take you to the front page of each of the websites. In most cases, you will then have to find your own way to your syllabus.
This is because these sites are liable to change.
Be aware that the syllabuses are called by various names. In the A level system they are known as specifications. In Scotland they are known as Arrangements Documents.
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