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    (Original post by CaitlinN15)
    Guys I need some help/advice/reassurance please. Basically I got a D last year in AS sociology (109 UMS
    120 is a C) due to a lot of health problems during the year, this year I've had 4 surgeries and my health problems are still prominent. I resat both family last week and education today, In the family paper last week I answered everything quite well except the family diversity and the functions being lost essay (the last 24 marker) as I forgot everything I wrote a few paragraphs about functionalism and the functions they think the family gives so likes sexual, economic, education and reproductive and then I explained about how them functions won't be fulfilled properly and socialisation won't be done right due to family diversity. I then wrote one paragraph about postmodernism and how they think it's good due to choice and negotiated family. So overall about 2/3 paragraphs. In the education paper today, I did methods first and that went well.and methods in content which went really well I was quite chuffed with that. Then 2&6 on education went fine, then on the 12 I completley forgot everything and I wrote 3 paragraphs about labelling? marketisation and ethnocentric curriculum ,not in that much detail and included about Becker, David and I can't remember the others. The 24 marker, all what I wrote about was girls internal and external achievement, I couldn't write a single word about boys achievement as I forgot the main processes etc. But I wrote a conclusion and intro with some facts in.

    With how 'little' I wrote, is it possible in them 2 exams to get that D up to a C or have I completley messed up? I need a C for uni overall and based on UMS I need at least 2 B's in the A2 exams. Is it all too much too late? Is there any chance I can get into university now? I've got exam consideration where I get 4% of my marks extra added (i didn't have this last year) And my exams concessions such as extra time, reader, computer etc.




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    Maybe write a letter (a good one bigging up your good points and commitment to your course of choice) to your uni explaining your health problems and how they've affected your studies (4 surgeries is pretty significant), its worth a try, they won't know if you don't tell them. It doesn't sound like the average year for an a level student! I don't like exams.... one chance in the exam room and it can affect your whole future doesn't seem fair to me, a bit of coursework would be more fair for a lot of people.
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    (Original post by trampolineboy99)
    Maybe write a letter (a good one bigging up your good points and commitment to your course of choice) to your uni explaining your health problems and how they've affected your studies (4 surgeries is pretty significant), its worth a try, they won't know if you don't tell them. It doesn't sound like the average year for an a level student! I don't like exams.... one chance in the exam room and it can affect your whole future doesn't seem fair to me, a bit of coursework would be more fair for a lot of people.
    I already have done, I've mentioned I've bad surgery etc . They just need a doctor's letter, I'm currently in the process of getting it, they're already aware and I'm getting priority for accomodation etc but it's still really concerning.. all my other subjects include coursework which is why I was focusing on this but then..well it didn't go the best. But I spoke to my teacher and she said what you wrote sounds right and in particular the methods in context. But the problem is that for the 12&20 in education I didn't write much, but she said I could get at least half marks so I guess that's something? Do you think I've got a chance of getting that C? My teacher thinks I've got a high D/low/mid C from what info I gave her, I got 1 mark off A* in my unit 3 mass media mock January so she thinks I'll be fine. It's just the average she's concerned about if my resits didn't go the best. As I need to get BB in my a2 I just hope my AS went better.

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    (Original post by xxvine)
    Concentrate on A2. They are more important. No going back now. Do really well in A2 and you can get an A or B
    I guess, is there anyway to bring it up do you think?

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    (Original post by EmilyPlatypus)
    Me too! I saw correspondence principle and got excited thinking "oh yay Marxism" and then it didn't come up again
    I can't even spell marxism lool
    Oh well time to bang out a2
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    Found this thread a little too late! Glad to see everyone did well though

    Best of luck with A2s guys xo

    (Original post by MindOfFinn)
    For the six marker I did 3 points - attitudes, language and diet.
    I finished the paper with a few minutes to spare.
    Postal and mailed are the same thing for anyone worrying
    6 marker was on cultural factors, diet is material.
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    (Original post by ijonny245)
    I 100% agree with you!! Don't know where people think up these things about 'email questionnaires' having never been taught about them in AS why would it appear on the syllabus!? People need to stop panicking to themselves about useless stuff. . .
    Sorry I didnt see you replied in my school there was one girl that said guys I nearly wrote about emails we all looked at her like what the hell are you... on everyone in my school thought it was postal my teacher thought the exam was really nice she was surprised they asked interviews yet again and she thought the gender question was too generous
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    (Original post by Romanoff)
    Found this thread a little too late! Glad to see everyone did well though

    Best of luck with A2s guys xo



    6 marker was on cultural factors, diet is material.
    Tell me the other two are correct though?
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    (Original post by MindOfFinn)
    Tell me the other two are correct though?
    Language is right if you supported it with what type they speak, such as elaborated for mc and restricted for wc

    Attitudes is also right if you wrote about how mc value education more as appose to wc as parents tend to support more etc


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    Yeah that's exactly how I evaluated it! Thank god I'll at least get some marks for that question
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    4/6 is still very good 👍🏻


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    guys lets talk bout the 12 and 20 markers.
    it was internal ethnic and gender difference correct?
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    Yes


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    (Original post by Msteehee)
    guys lets talk bout the 12 and 20 markers.
    it was internal ethnic and gender difference correct?
    What's the point? We can't change our answers anymore, it's already done.....
    I know I have done worse than last year sadly
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    (Original post by xxvine)
    What's the point? We can't change our answers anymore, it's already done.....
    I know I have done worse than last year sadly
    You're clever clogs level 3. I'm sure it wont be as bad. Just believe in yourself
    And i would rather know than be disappointed in results day.

    #banter
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    What did you get last year ? And what do you need to get overall for uni or whatever you're planning to do ?


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    (Original post by Altun63)
    What did you get last year ? And what do you need to get overall for uni or whatever you're planning to do ?


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    Me?
    If so B last year in both papers but education was a low B
    I need an A for university
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    That's still good, should have just concentrate in this years one
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    Omg I'm in the same position, last year it was a high b(mark off a) and education low C. I need a A for royal holloway so I retook education. Even if it doesn't go according to plan, be sure to merk a2
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    (Original post by Msteehee)
    Omg I'm in the same position, last year it was a high b(mark off a) and education low C. I need a A for royal holloway so I retook education. Even if it doesn't go according to plan, be sure to merk a2
    Pretty much
    We can't do anything now
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    (Original post by xxvine)
    Pretty much
    We can't do anything now
    Sorry to scrape in but why don't u apply for another uni?
 
 
 
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