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    (Original post by GabTR)
    I got A*AA (Economics,Hist,Eng Lit)
    congratulations!
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    Finally I'm getting my results in 5 hours...
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    (Original post by WinterWind)
    You'll be fine!:yum: Will a rep chill you out?:ahee:
    I got my results but a rep is still welcomed

    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I thought you know you have full ums in everything dont need to worryyy
    Haha..expected much more but ended up with only 12 units with full ums (6 maths modules + 6 science units ).

    How about you?

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    (Original post by C0balt)
    Finally I'm getting my results in 5 hours...
    hahaha finally! how did it go?
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    (Original post by sharvarivadeyar)
    hahaha finally! how did it go?
    Great!!! Totally unexpected results! (oh btw I'm CIE IGCSE student and not A level)
    Coordinated science A*A*
    Geography A*
    History A* (Totally NOT expected, my best result I achieved in mock was B so maybe my teacher was a harsh marker)
    French A*
    English language A (not bad considering my mother tongue is not English)
    English literature A (CANNOT BELIEVE. I got an E in the past in a practice exam, and my average grade was a C, again a harsh marking teacher I guess!)

    maths is still pending since there was an issue
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    By the way, does anyone know if I can get copies of my exam and how much that would cost me if possible?
    Sure I'm more than satisfied with my grades but I am still curious
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    (Original post by C0balt)
    Great!!! Totally unexpected results! (oh btw I'm CIE IGCSE student and not A level)
    Coordinated science A*A*
    Geography A*
    History A* (Totally NOT expected, my best result I achieved in mock was B so maybe my teacher was a harsh marker)
    French A*
    English language A (not bad considering my mother tongue is not English)
    English literature A (CANNOT BELIEVE. I got an E in the past in a practice exam, and my average grade was a C, again a harsh marking teacher I guess!)

    maths is still pending since there was an issue

    By the way, does anyone know if I can get copies of my exam and how much that would cost me if possible?
    Sure I'm more than satisfied with my grades but I am still curious
    wow congratulations! great job!!
    no idea about getting the papers back, sorry maybe talk to your centre?
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    Has anyone got a link to the grade boundaries for Economics?

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    (Original post by sharvarivadeyar)
    wow congratulations! great job!!
    no idea about getting the papers back, sorry maybe talk to your centre?
    Thanks
    I don't really wanna talk to them :facepalm:

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    (Original post by C0balt)
    Thanks
    I don't really wanna talk to them :facepalm:

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    is your centre really inefficient?
    well its the same for me too.
    they don't know anything.
    wonder why they work in the centre if they're not at all helpful?
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    Can someone here tell me how percentage of CIE results work? I got 90 for A2 Maths which is an A*. Does that mean for every 100 people, ten people are better than me? No one seems to understand this exam board!


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    (Original post by Maura Kat)
    is your centre really inefficient?
    well its the same for me too.
    they don't know anything.
    wonder why they work in the centre if they're not at all helpful?
    Hmm sort of but not only that

    I just found out that the head of centre has no sense of responsibility over a dispute in one of the exams and I can't really trust him
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    (Original post by C0balt)
    Hmm sort of but not only that

    I just found out that the head of centre has no sense of responsibility over a dispute in one of the exams and I can't really trust him
    in my centre, the staff do not know anything.
    whenever i ask them a question their reply is for me to contact CIE UK.
    when i contact CIE UK, they ask me to contact the CIE in the country I am in.
    When I contact the local CIE they say they'll get back to me.
    but they never do.
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    (Original post by peterith)
    Can someone here tell me how percentage of CIE results work? I got 90 for A2 Maths which is an A*. Does that mean for every 100 people, ten people are better than me? No one seems to understand this exam board!
    i think it's a percentile so your mark was the 10th highest mark in the world!
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    (Original post by peterith)
    Can someone here tell me how percentage of CIE results work? I got 90 for A2 Maths which is an A*. Does that mean for every 100 people, ten people are better than me? No one seems to understand this exam board!




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    Hi there! Haha I definitely agree that CIE remains pretty vague on their UMS calculation method. But I was graduated last year (the batch of Oct/Nov 2013) and from all the info I've garnered, the percentiles you get are only an indication of which range you score is in your grade bracket. In your case, you have got a 90 which means that your A* is the lowest A*. It DOES NOT neccesarily mean that for every 100 candidates, 10 students are better than you. For example there were exactly 2.4% of candidates in the whole world obtained an A* for Law in Oct/Nov 2013 and say if you get a 90 in Law, that means your score is in the range of highest 2.4%. So a 90 doesn't mean there are 10 students better than you for every 100 students. In this specific case, even if you score a 90, your score is in fact better than other 97/98 students in a random 100-student sample.

    There are different thresholds as well for different grades in each year, but unfortunately they do not normally show the threshold for an A*. They only mentioned the threshold for an A* in a single paper is the mark-up taken from the gap between grades A and B. For instance the threshold for A is 40/50 and B is 35/50, then it may indicate that A* requires 45/50.

    There are statistics on their CIE website. Type 'CIE' on Google and click on their official website then go search for their statistics section. Download the files ( needless to say, only download those which are relevant to you )and you will see how many percentage of candidates in the whole world get the grades of A*, A, B, C and so on in a particular subject. From the statistics I saw for my batch, there were 10+% of candidates in the whole world achieved A* for Maths. From your percentile you can then know that you are top 10+%. If your percentile in Maths is 95, that means you are in the middle range of A* boundary which implies that your score is top 5+% highest in the whole world.

    Hopefully you will get some enlightenment from my rather rhetoric post. XD
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    Does anyone know when CIE releases the UMS marks and grades for individual units/components
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    (Original post by Godel_Mark)
    Does anyone know when CIE releases the UMS marks and grades for individual units/components
    my centre told me it's around the 19th or sometime near the end of the month
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    Does anyone know what 'statistical analysis' is?

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    (Original post by Undisclosed 15)
    Does anyone know what 'statistical analysis' is?

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    With respect to what?
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    (Original post by Godel_Mark)
    With respect to what?
    In Economics paper 2, I scored 24/40 but this was reduced to 20/40 due to statistical analysis. What is 'statistical analysis'?

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