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AS CIE Results. Should i remark?

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    I recently got my AS results. It was pretty close to what i wanted, how close? 1% and 2%.

    Physics - (78%) B (UMS)
    Chemistry - (79%) B (UMS)

    Haha, just my luck. I'm going to be taking a gap year so i can apply with my A-Level results because they are definitely going to be better than what i have now. Would you recommend a remark, or am i in a good enough spot to grab that A or A* at A Level? I think i am, but whats the probability of my percentage lowering or getting higher if i request a remark?

    You can't get an A* at AS but as long as you are talking in terms of UMS 80% is what you need for an A. It depends if your teachers will predict you an A next year a remark may not be needed but if not you may as well remark as the only thing you lose is a bit of money if it doesn't go up and in the grand scheme of things the price isn't that much if you can be predicted an A
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