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Can I still get the A level if one paper is missed?

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    For one of my subjects, Ive taken 3 papers (%75) and 1 more is remaining. Getting an A would be out of the question obviously but do you think this is still enough to pass?


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    Should be. Normal pass is around 50-60%, so 75% should get you a pass easily.
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    No, OP means that he has done 3 out of the 4 papers. I don't think he has gotten full UMS on all three papers...
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    (Original post by vakanuvis)
    For one of my subjects, Ive taken 3 papers (%75) and 1 more is remaining. Getting an A would be out of the question obviously but do you think this is still enough to pass?


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    What grades/UMS have you achieved in the three papers?
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    Well this is CIE so i dont know if ums applies here. And the grades wont be available till august, but they should be above average, at least


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    (Original post by vakanuvis)
    Well this is CIE so i dont know if ums applies here. And the grades wont be available till august, but they should be above average, at least


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    Why are you going to miss a paper?
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    basically i dont know its content, if i were to take it (which is in 2 hrs) i would give it back blank.


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    (Original post by vakanuvis)
    basically i dont know its content, if i were to take it (which is in 2 hrs) i would give it back blank.


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    I think you have to sit the paper anyway so that you actually get the A-level qualification. If all the units are equal weighing then you would get a D as 225/400 is above 50%
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    You should take it anyway and try to do what you can.
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    I'd take it anyway- you might be able to scrape a few extra marks here and there. What do you have to lose?
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    when's the paper? because if its tomoro or something then it might be worth revising a few sections and getting a few marks...anything is better than 0
    tbh pretty much any subject you can think of will have at least a few marks in a paper that can be gotten without even any revision...sit the paper!
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    oh just read the OP's comment and realised the exam is now...hope you're sitting it
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    nope, skipped it. i know nuttin bout poisson distros &the like. what i had to lose is time, cos i ve 2 more exams this week & revisin them nao.

    as for weighs, the first 2 papers are %30 and the last 2 are %20. so i have 80% already, (i double checkd, so the 75 i mentiond first post isnt correct)hope im ok

    thx anyway guys


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