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Why is 59/60 not full UMS in Edexcel GCSE.

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    (Original post by sindyscape62)
    AQA biology is the same- in 2015 full UMS in unit 5 was 72/100! It's because of the completely random mark schemes for some of the longer questions. Whether you write down the right thing and get the marks is complete luck in some places- hated that course so much.
    Haha Yh wow I gave up on AQA bio after getting a U in the mock lol but have heard how picky the mark scheme is like you write ' long ' and not ' tall ' and don't get the mark LMAO

    (Original post by fefssdf)
    Haha Yh wow I gave up on AQA bio after getting a U in the mock lol but have heard how picky the mark scheme is like you write ' long ' and not ' tall ' and don't get the mark LMAO
    Marking past papers was so weird because I'd get less than half marks on most of the long questions, think I'd done awfully then check the mark scheme and I'm one mark off an A*. I honestly have no idea how I did in the real ones- it's my fourth A level though so I'm not really bothered

    I definitely prefer the maths exams where you actually feel you've done well when you come out.
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