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  • View Poll Results: What grades are you expecting on results day?
    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 Aph)
    You can apply for insurance accommodation? Most unis don't do that...

    Found out that my results day is 8:30 so as soon as track updates I have to be go to school
    Oh, my insurance kept sending me emails to apply for accommodation but I'm not sure if they differentiate.

    And ugh, that's awful! I get my results at 7, thank goodness. Will you be able to check on the way to school?
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    (Original post by Edminzodo)
    Oh, my insurance kept sending me emails to apply for accommodation but I'm not sure if they differentiate.

    And ugh, that's awful! I get my results at 7, thank goodness. Will you be able to check on the way to school?
    They probably do. And that's really good I guess. Most don't want to differentiate between insurance and clearing/advancement I guess.

    7?! I'd hate that I'd rather see my track first and then get results so either I've already had my mini-panic before results or I go in knowing whatever the results they don't matter so I won't be too disappointed.

    I'll have 5 minutes from when track is meant to update until I need to go to school so it just means if I don't get in I'll be mid-panic when I collect my results.
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    I actually had a good dream about Results Day last night - I got in
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    Are you AS or A2?
    AS
    What subjects are you taking?
    Maths, Further Maths, Physics & Chemistry
    To which university are you hoping to go?
    I have no idea. A good one
    To study which subject?
    Love physics, chemistry & maths. I keep switching.
    What grades are required for your desired degree?
    Probably around AAA
    What grades are you predicted?
    AAAB (in FM)
    How did your exams go?
    Meh. Could have done a lot better.
    AAAA hopefully!
    How are you feeling about results day?
    Anxious about my physics grade - hopefully I am just exaggerating about how badly my paper 2 went.
    Will be checking the grade boundaries as soon as they come out.
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    Debating whether I should go out and get pissed the night before results day so I can calm myself down a bit.

    But if I end up with bad news or in clearing, the last thing I want to have is a hangover.

    Decisions, decisions.
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    (Original post by Edminzodo)
    ABB for both of mine, but my firm is more lenient. I haven't even applied for accommodation or anything at my insurance!
    Mine both want AAA lol but I'm hoping one is lenient ( wishful thinking ) and oh gosh I would be stressing if I were you but if your uni is known to be lenient then should be alright
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    (Original post by Dominae)
    Debating whether I should go out and get pissed the night before results day so I can calm myself down a bit.

    But if I end up with bad news or in clearing, the last thing I want to have is a hangover.

    Decisions, decisions.
    Ermm maybe just have a few drinks but don't inteitonslly get smashed lol
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    Ermm maybe just have a few drinks but don't inteitonslly get smashed lol
    It's go hard or go home for me man.
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    (Original post by Dominae)
    It's go hard or go home for me man.
    Just wait till results day and then get drunk either way...
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    Are you AS or A2?
    AS
    What subjects are you taking?
    Biology, Chemistry, Maths, D&T
    To which university are you hoping to go?
    Oxford/Imperial
    To study which subject?
    Unsure. Between Medicine, Maths and Chemistry.
    What grades are required for your desired degree?
    >A*AA
    What grades are you predicted?
    AAAA
    How did your exams go?
    Nowhere near as well as I wanted them to go. I didn't work hard until the start of May so it was an intense 2 months of cramming. I think I've gotten AAAA (ill regret saying that) except Maths went weird and I think it will be borderline A/B.
    How are you feeling about results day?
    Excited but worried about living up to my hopes and expectations.
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    Are you AS or A2?
    AS
    What subjects are you taking?
    Psychology, Business Studies, English Language
    To which university are you hoping to go?
    Exeter, Sussex, Glasgow - but Exeter is my goal
    To study what?
    Psychology and Economics
    What grades are required for your desired degree?
    A*AB - ABB
    What grades are you predicted?
    AAB
    How did your exams go?
    Psych went really well
    Business was ehh
    English bloody awful
    How are you feeling about results day?
    Feeling awful about it - really worried about business and english absolutely bricking it
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    • Are you As or A2: AS.
    • What subjects are you taking? Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Further Maths.
    • To which university are you hoping to go? between oxford or Cambridge still don't know which one.
    • To study what subject: Pure Maths
    • What grades are required for your desired degree? A*A*A
    • What grades are you predicted? my AS predicted are AAAAB (B in biology)
    • How did your exams go? Pretty sure I got all A's apart from biology maybe only got a B *worried*
    • How are you feeling about results day? only worried about biology a B will look bad for uni applications
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    Hey i would really appreciate feedback from everyone on TSR about the following issue:



    For the October/November exam timetable i have noticed that CIE have placed several exams applying to all levels over very religious Jewish holidays. I would like to find out if anyone else has been affected by these exams as CIE dont seem bothered to help out with this issue. i would really appreciate if i could get assistance on this matter as i feel as though have been left alone to deal with an issue which i am sure others are also facing.



    I look forward to your responses

    Laila


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    (Original post by lailapianai)
    Hey i would really appreciate feedback from everyone on TSR about the following issue:



    For the October/November exam timetable i have noticed that CIE have placed several exams applying to all levels over very religious Jewish holidays. I would like to find out if anyone else has been affected by these exams as CIE dont seem bothered to help out with this issue. i would really appreciate if i could get assistance on this matter as i feel as though have been left alone to deal with an issue which i am sure others are also facing.



    I look forward to your responses

    Laila


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    Laila, in my opinion, religious holidays/festivals shouldn't get a special status when it comes to exams. If Fred can't get his exam moved because of his uncle's birthday, or Katie isn't granted mitigating circumstances for a family barbecue, then I'm afraid Jewish holidays are no different.

    I would try and work around the religious holidays. Imagine if people saw an issue with exams around scientifically - rather than religiously - important events, such as the transit of Venus, a monarch butterfly migration or a solar eclipse. It just doesn't cut it I'm afraid.

    I would be genuinely interested to see what others think about this. Good luck with your exams.
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    AS or A2:
    A2
    Subjects:
    Maths, biology, chemistry, and physics
    AS grades:
    ABBB
    Prediction:
    AAAB
    Expecting: AABB
    University and course:
    Sheffield University and biomedical science, I need ABB so I'm fairly confident I'll get in, I'm just not sure I'll be happy with my results regardless.

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    Is anyone going to be able to get the mark schemes ??


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    To be honest, I'm not really dreading it anymore
    If I get in, great, if not then I'll have to take a gap year which would be great after 13 years of education and it's not exactly the end of the world
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    Neither am I I really hope you get in, I've still got a year left

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    (Original post by Bubbles26)
    Is anyone going to be able to get the mark schemes ??


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    Unless you go through the unofficial ones on here, not until next May I'm afraid :sadnod:
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    Are you AS or A2? A2
    What subjects are you taking? Maths, Further Maths, Physics
    To which university are you hoping to go? Imperial
    To study which subject? MEng Electronic and Information Engineering
    If applicable, what were your AS grades? AAAA (Dropped Chemistry)
    What grades are required for your desired degree? A*AA, A* in Maths
    What grades are*you predicted? A*A*A* How did your exams go? They were okay, but did below my expectation on a few, especially AQA C3, could make me end up going to my insurance :no:
    How are you feeling about results day? Actually terrified now that my exams are over, the bloody wait is what's making me die.
    Anything else to add? Going to commit day before if grade boundaries are high for C3.. Although I do really like my insurance choice, Southampton.
 
 
 
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