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    (Original post by shaunnaob)
    just wondering, when they say 2% is that of the total marks available for my exam or of the marks i achieve? just thinking say your exam is out of 80 and you score 50 thats literally one mark
    I can't remember which it is, but Compost will tell you. However, it's as well to be aware that it won't make very much difference whichever way it's done, so please don't pin your hopes on it. Try to do your best in the circumstances.
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    I can't remember which it is, but Compost will tell you. However, it's as well to be aware that it won't make very much difference whichever way it's done, so please don't pin your hopes on it. Try to do your best in the circumstances.
    Yeah I'm revising as we speak actually! I am going to work really really hard but I'll use the help I can get. That one mark could be the difference in a grade in the end
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    (Original post by shaunnaob)
    Yeah I'm revising as we speak actually! I am going to work really really hard but I'll use the help I can get. That one mark could be the difference in a grade in the end
    Who knows? Good luck.
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    (Original post by shaunnaob)
    just wondering, when they say 2% is that of the total marks available for my exam or of the marks i achieve? just thinking say your exam is out of 80 and you score 50 thats literally one mark
    It would be 2% of the total raw marks on the paper. It's not much but it does sometimes make the difference between one grade and the next.
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    (Original post by NutellaLuv)
    I was given a deadline for the May exams (I took resits) tbh, i don't really know, I was told by my college that I had to get the doctors note to the exam board for special consideration before a certain date.

    It could have been paranoia on their behalf. It might be because my issues were long term (mental health) Most people I know who applied for special consideration asked for it ages ago, before any formal exam took place.
    You were probably asked so that the letter was dated before most of your exams so it looked more legitimate or else maybe they have certain rules when in comes to illnesses. The deadline for schools to have applied is within 7 days of the last exam in the series I believe.
 
 
 
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