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    169
    5.11%
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    8.61%
    AAA
    360
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    (Original post by Aquaxo)
    The remark system was initially imposed to counter the variability of 'harshness' between markers
    Not true at all. In theory all markers should be marking to a single agreed standard. I appreciate that this doesn't always happen in practice, but it's certainly not the intention and it's not the reason why re-marks exist.
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    I don't get this change in remarks business - surely the system SHOULD be exactly the same as it was before?
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    (Original post by Cadherin)
    I don't get this change in remarks business - surely the system SHOULD be exactly the same as it was before?
    It's probably to encourage less people to go for a remark.

    (Original post by Aquaxo)
    Thank you for this! :-)

    Do people think this is fair?
    Nope, and I feel bad for you guys that they're doing this.
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    I hope the changes to remarks mean examiners are more lenient in giving us the benefit of the doubt marks first time round so less people need remarks, but I doubt it


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    (Original post by Saywhatyoumean)
    I hope the changes to remarks mean examiners are more lenient in giving us the benefit of the doubt marks first time round so less people need remarks, but I doubt it


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    From what I understand benifit of the doubt marks are only MENT to be given 50% of the time. Of if you get it first the next time if the examiner isn't sure they won't give it to you (unless they have been given extra Guidence)
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    (Original post by thatcooldude2.0)
    Ah I did biology, chemistry and maths with WJEC. How did you find biol? I didn't like by4 tbh, by5 wasn't too bad considering how little revision I've done for it
    Fellow WJEC maths person here! (Although I only sat C4 this year because I'm resitting in my gap year)

    How did you find C4 and C3 this year?
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    (Original post by Aph)
    Out of interest where are you looking at the York modules, having just looked (what you kept saying intreuged me) I can only see 1 physics module in the first year at York and that's it as opposed to at least 2 in Nottingham's
    Ah god really... I'm literally gonna die if that's the case .. I guess I didn't look over them properly . Now I'm hoping I miss my offer lol :/
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    (Original post by Aquaxo)
    Been stalking this thread for a while but now it is probably time to come out of denial and accept that Results Day is so close!

    How are people going to approach remarks with the new changes that have come in? If you are a mark or two away from a boundary in an essay subject, is there any point applying for a review?
    I would probably still go for it anyways but Yh chances are they're just gonna give you the same grade back -_-
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    (Original post by marioman)
    This is just speculation on my part, but I expect that in questions that are marked by 'levels' based marking, then the mark will only be changed in a remark if the underlying level is also changed.
    Yeh that seems quite likely actually I just admit cause then it will be easy for the examiner to say when they would've got about X make anyways but oh it's in the same region so I'll leave it as is ! :/
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    Ah god really... I'm literally gonna die if that's the case .. I guess I didn't look over them properly . Now I'm hoping I miss my offer lol :/
    Well the modules are listed here: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugstudy/...thematics.aspx
    Most maths degrees have physics in them because they have to.
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    (Original post by Aph)
    Well the modules are listed here: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugstudy/...thematics.aspx
    Most maths degrees have physics in them because they have to.
    Thankful you just have to pass first year meaning I could just mess up the physics modules cause I know I'm gonna struggle a LOT but if physics is compulsory for year 2 and beyond then I'm gonna get worried .... I need to seriously check out those modules lol
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    Thankful you just have to pass first year meaning I could just mess up the physics modules cause I know I'm gonna struggle a LOT but if physics is compulsory for year 2 and beyond then I'm gonna get worried .... I need to seriously check out those modules lol
    There was compulsory physics in year 2, there isn't in York... Unless I missed it.
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    (Original post by Aph)
    There was compulsory physics in year 2, there isn't in York... Unless I missed it.
    Wow now I'm panicking . I cannot even handle m1 like I didn't understand even the most basic physics stuff with the particles on planes so if there's physics modules I'm just gonna flop so badly ... I'm actually panicking now like I obviously didn't check the modules properly -_- I think if it is that bad then I might consider going to my insurance instead but think they do lots of physics as well.... I guess I'll have to suck it up and if it is that bad I could always move unis for second year or even swap courses
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    Wow now I'm panicking . I cannot even handle m1 like I didn't understand even the most basic physics stuff with the particles on planes so if there's physics modules I'm just gonna flop so badly ... I'm actually panicking now like I obviously didn't check the modules properly -_- I think if it is that bad then I might consider going to my insurance instead but think they do lots of physics as well.... I guess I'll have to suck it up and if it is that bad I could always move unis for second year or even swap courses
    You will always find that there are modules which people don't like. But you can work together and help eachother out but yeah, I think you'll find that in the first 2 years of any maths degree you.l find physics.
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    (Original post by Aph)
    You will always find that there are modules which people don't like. But you can work together and help eachother out but yeah, I think you'll find that in the first 2 years of any maths degree you.l find physics.
    Should've applied for psychology lol
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    My Birthday is after an hour and I am not excited because I am that scared about Results day, ugh man!
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    Should've applied for psychology lol
    I'm sure you'll be fine!!! Everyone has a weaker topic. Do remember that the second year counts less than the third!!!
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    (Original post by PlayerBB)
    My Birthday is after an hour and I am not excited because I am that scared about Results day, ugh man!
    Happy Birthday!!!!!( just incase I forget in an hour)

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    (Original post by Aph)
    I'm sure you'll be fine!!! Everyone has a weaker topic. Do remember that the second year counts less than the third!!!
    Haha Yh but with me if I am flipping one topic I will find it hard not to just give up like idk
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    (Original post by HFancy1997)
    Happy Birthday!!!!!( just incase I forget in an hour)

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    Aww Thank youu
 
 
 
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