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1. AQA BIOL5 - 67/100 for A*??? Is it always that low?

For an A* it was 76/100 in 2012 and 71/100 in 2011
2. (Original post by Miracle Day)
Ohh so you mean the EdExcel exam was the only be you're interested in? Aha guttiing
Yep
3. 3/4 of my subjects are with Edexcel but the maths ones are already out. I need the grade boundaries for Economics and History ahhhh.

However looking at them will only cause me to be even more anxious about tomorrow but I just want to see them.

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4. (Original post by Robbie242)
does anyone know how to get exact ums to a mark? lets say if I predicted 54/60 for an exam how would I predict the ums given that 49 was an A and 60 was 100ums?

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5. (Original post by Robbie242)
does anyone know how to get exact ums to a mark? lets say if I predicted 54/60 for an exam how would I predict the ums given that 49 was an A and 60 was 100ums?
You can't be certain, but you can try to guess. 49+60/2=54.5, therefore 55 would roughly be 90 UMS and 54 should hence be around 88 UMS.
6. (Original post by Soufflegirl)
3/4 of my subjects are with Edexcel but the maths ones are already out. I need the grade boundaries for Economics and History ahhhh.

However looking at them will only cause me to be even more anxious about tomorrow but I just want to see them.

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AS history maybe?
7. Why Edexcel, why are you always last?
8. OCR :/
9. (Original post by Robbie242)
does anyone know how to get exact ums to a mark? lets say if I predicted 54/60 for an exam how would I predict the ums given that 49 was an A and 60 was 100ums?
what exam board? AQA for example have an UMS converter

10. Something to distract for a few seconds
11. (Original post by alexSH)
I did CIE and got
English Language B (77%)
English Literature B (76%)
80% is an A

Is there point of remarking?
Also when can I resit these exams can I resit in November?
Thanks
Wow congratz, those are good results! I would probably remark, because it could go up, but then be careful as it could go down as well.
12. My sociology exam boundaries are really high and my business ones are really low!
13. (Original post by Where'sPerry?)
AQA BIOL5 - 67/100 for A*??? Is it always that low?
I wish my grade boundaries were that low

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14. I really want to see the edexcel AS history grade boundaries!
15. (Original post by ColourDog)
what exam board? AQA for example have an UMS converter
OCR
16. (Original post by alexSH)
I did CIE GCSE and got
English Language B (77%)
English Literature B (76%)
80% is an A

Is there point of remarking?
Also when can I resit these exams can I resit in November?
Thanks
17. have any markschemes for OCR been released,for MEI C1,S1,C2,F321,F322 and F322 yet ? If so i'd be grateful if you could link me to them - thankyou!
18. Hmmm I think aqa chem 2 grade boundaries were pretty high
19. (Original post by Robbie242)
does anyone know how to get exact ums to a mark? lets say if I predicted 54/60 for an exam how would I predict the ums given that 49 was an A and 60 was 100ums?
What is the B boundary? I can work it out for you
20. (Original post by Llewellyn)
What is the B boundary? I can work it out for you
B is 44/60 and just to recap 49/60 for an A and 60/60 for 100ums. Also a nice formula for calculating given these 3 variables would be helpful in the future! thanks Ll

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