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    A*A*A* (A2 only)
    192
    5.80%
    A*A*A (A2 only)
    169
    5.11%
    A*AA (A2 only)
    285
    8.61%
    AAA
    360
    10.88%
    AAB
    468
    14.14%
    ABB
    407
    12.30%
    BBB
    180
    5.44%
    BBC
    204
    6.16%
    BCC
    167
    5.05%
    CCC
    58
    1.75%
    CCD
    135
    4.08%
    A*AB (A2 only)
    161
    4.86%
    A*BB (A2 only)
    47
    1.42%
    ABC
    195
    5.89%
    ACC
    49
    1.48%
    Other
    233
    7.04%

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    (Original post by ninjass)
    Shout out if you agree that universities should have access to the UMS scores which can be an extra factor in consideration in deciding who to take from someone who narrowly missed the offer. As I personally think its unfair if someone who missed their offer by 1 UMS mark gets rejected from their uni whereas if the uni had access to the UMS they may have taken that person still as it was a very very very small miss.
    There's no evidence that UMS is a predictor of success at universities.

    If you want it to be taken into account apply to Cambridge (where they've collected UMS manually and have built an evidence base) - no other university has the evidence base to make decisions based on UMS. We do have an evidence base to make decisions based on overall grades, module grades (some courses will look for good grades in key modules, others will look for consistency, others will look to see if poor performance in a less useful module was behind a missed grade), special circumstances, personal statements, references, AS performance, GCSE performance, performance v school success etc etc etc.

    Just giving universities access to UMS now (especially in the last year when it will exist for most people) is a waste of time and effort.

    If you're 1 mark of a grade then get a priority remark and inform your university that you're getting a remark. IF they even reject you http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/cont...ng-their-offer
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    I just want to know now!!! I have no idea what to expect but I don't think I've done terribly in any of my subjects so I'm not too nervous (yet)
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    (Original post by milutin767)
    How did you find F325? It really felt more difficult than the 2015 one! ((
    I preferred this years EEE paper to last years. Probably only because I knew far more content when I sat the exam, compared to when I sat my mock.
    I was surprised by the RPA paper, I was not expecting the last analysis question to be structured like that. It was very different from the horrible 2015 paper.
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    no option on the poll for expecting A*A*A*A*, very disappointed and confused as this is TSR afterall

    sort it out
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    (Original post by PQ)
    There's no evidence that UMS is a predictor of success at universities.

    If you want it to be taken into account apply to Cambridge (where they've collected UMS manually and have built an evidence base) - no other university has the evidence base to make decisions based on UMS. We do have an evidence base to make decisions based on overall grades, module grades (some courses will look for good grades in key modules, others will look for consistency, others will look to see if poor performance in a less useful module was behind a missed grade), special circumstances, personal statements, references, AS performance, GCSE performance, performance v school success etc etc etc.

    Just giving universities access to UMS now (especially in the last year when it will exist for most people) is a waste of time and effort.

    If you're 1 mark of a grade then get a priority remark and inform your university that you're getting a remark. IF they even reject you http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/cont...ng-their-offer
    Surely that would be a waste of time telling them you are a mark off and want to remark AFTER they reject you as they cant reverse the decision?
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    What are people's plans if results day goes badly and you're rejected? Clearing? Gap year?
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    (Original post by ninjass)
    Surely that would be a waste of time telling them you are a mark off and want to remark AFTER they reject you as they cant reverse the decision?
    I think they can reverse the decision. After all if you do the remark and you end up meeting your offer then it's not your fault whoever marked it first did it wrong
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    (Original post by milutin767)
    ANYONE WANTS TO DISCUSS F214, F215, F324, F325, PSYA3 or PSYA4????? I'M LITERALLY GOING NUTS
    I thought PSYA3 was brilliant and PSYA4 was on the average leaning towards bad side! But, last year I thought I did TERRIBLE in PSYA1 and I ended up getting 98% and I thought I aced PSYA2 and I got a D! So it's so hard to predict anything. Just praying for a B overall...
    Best of luck to you!
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    (Original post by ninjass)
    Surely that would be a waste of time telling them you are a mark off and want to remark AFTER they reject you as they cant reverse the decision?
    In the case of a remark they can reverse a rejection

    edit: and in certain other cases they can too - it's a ballache and needs the involvement of UCAS but it's possible
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    (Original post by sophiehaddad)
    I thought PSYA3 was brilliant and PSYA4 was on the average leaning towards bad side! But, last year I thought I did TERRIBLE in PSYA1 and I ended up getting 98% and I thought I aced PSYA2 and I got a D! So it's so hard to predict anything. Just praying for a B overall...
    Best of luck to you!
    I thought PSYA3 was awful, the gender question messed it all up for me and I won't be getting the A I need...
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    (Original post by JMACM98)
    I think they can reverse the decision. After all if you do the remark and you end up meeting your offer then it's not your fault whoever marked it first did it wrong
    Ah ok thank you. So in the hypothetical case i miss mynoffer by 2 ums and i want a remark should i phone the uni or email the admissions tutor for myncourse to let them know about this? Or both?
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    When do the edexcel grade boundaries come out? I've heard it is a few minutes past midnight on the 17th (so really late on the 16th)
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    (Original post by ninjass)
    Ah ok thank you. So in the hypothetical case i miss mynoffer by 2 ums and i want a remark should i phone the uni or email the admissions tutor for myncourse to let them know about this? Or both?
    If it was me personally I'd do both to be safe but definitely ring so you can get verbal confirmation then and there. Let them know you were only a mark off and that you're applying for a priority remark. I think sometimes they can refuse to reverse it but more likely than not theyll give you the chance
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    (Original post by GrandMasti)
    When do the edexcel grade boundaries come out? I've heard it is a few minutes past midnight on the 17th (so really late on the 16th)
    That's correct.
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    (Original post by JMACM98)
    If it was me personally I'd do both to be safe but definitely ring so you can get verbal confirmation then and there. Let them know you were only a mark off and that you're applying for a priority remark. I think sometimes they can refuse to reverse it but more likely than not theyll give you the chance
    Thanks!
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    (Original post by smegsxo)
    I thought PSYA3 was awful, the gender question messed it all up for me and I won't be getting the A I need...
    Oh, I didn't do gender. I did relationships, eating and perception! I'm sure you have done great
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    (Original post by ninjass)
    Ah ok thank you. So in the hypothetical case i miss mynoffer by 2 ums and i want a remark should i phone the uni or email the admissions tutor for myncourse to let them know about this? Or both?
    Get the priority remark sorted ASAP and then ideally call up the admissions office with your exams officer on hand to let them know.

    When you call a university ask for and write down the name and job title of who your speak to and what they say and then follow up any conversation by email to confirm what was said.

    The sooner you contact them the better - however some universities will not honour remarks, others will only offer a deferred place if you meet your offer after a remark.
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    (Original post by sophiehaddad)
    Oh, I didn't do gender. I did relationships, eating and perception! I'm sure you have done great
    I did relationships too (and managed to mess it up!) but I really doubt I've got above a C in that paper, I didn't answer Gender so that's 24 marks down the drain
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    (Original post by tanyapotter)
    i can't stop doubting myself about whether or not i covered all the points in those two CCD questions in the astrophysics section of unit 5 physics....

    when it asks to describe the part of the CCD where the image is formed, it means the silicon chip right? or is it talking about th electrodes connected to it, or something else completely?! or the pixels?

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    I waffled a bit over what was needed for this two I talked a little about PWs but I think that that was limited to the 3 marker.

    I think for two marks:
    -Regular array of
    -Silicon picture elements (pixels)
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    (Original post by TheHammeredDog)
    Firm: University of Birmingham
    Insurance: University of Sheffield.
    Current thoughts? Absolutely fookin terrified


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