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15 August 2013 A-Level results: Discussion thread - results day is here! watch

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    (Original post by ryanboi)
    nice stuff. Well done! Economics left to worry about then. What do you need for uni?
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    Further maths, Business and Economics and 2 in STEP II
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    Good luck to everyone getting results tomorrow, quietly bricking it, don't even want to go pick them up after I flopped in my jan exams!


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    (Original post by Illusionary)
    <b><font color="blue"><font size="4">A-Level results day - Thursday 15 August 2013</font></font></b><br />
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    Good luck to everyone as we approach the publication of A-Level results. This thread is here for you to discuss your thoughts about results with others in a similar position. Feel free to chat about any of your feelings, concerns or hopes with other members here<br />
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    If you'd like to share your predictions for your results, as well as the actual grades that you achieve on the day, you can use the dedicated <a href="http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2312331" target="_blank"><font color="blue"><b>&quot;Post your results&quot; thread</b></font></a>. Upon publication, the <a href="http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2312329" target="_blank"><b><font color="blue">Grade boundaries thread</font></b></a> will be used to share the details made available by exam boards. For anyone disappointed with their results, we have a thread with <a href="http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2312328" target="_blank"><font color="blue"><b>advice for those who haven't done as well as they hoped</b></font></a> to help you to decide what to do next. We also have a dedicated thread for those of you who have just completed the AS-Level stage of your qualification, giving guidance about the next steps from here:<a href="http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2400275" target="_blank"> <font color="blue"><b>AS-Levels: what next after results?</b></font></a><br />
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    Some guidance as we approach results day<b>When will UCAS Track update?</b><br />
    UCAS Track is usually available from around 8am on Results Day, it's often a little (i.e. an hour or so) earlier but it may be later. <b>There is no point in staying up and checking Track from one minute past midnight, hoping that something will happen; it won't</b>. Instead, you would do much better to try and get some sleep, as you may need to be particularly on the ball if your results aren't what you hope for/expect. Emails will be sent in waves starting at 8:10am.<br />
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    Once it is back up, if your status hasn't changed, it won't until midday at the earliest, so constantly refreshing the site is pointless and simply blocks things up for everyone else. If you haven't met your offer and Track hasn't updated then you will need to call the universities directly to see if they will still accept you. If you have made your offer but it still hasn't updated then relax and only call the university if it still hasn't updated on the Friday, to make sure that everything is ok.<br />
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    <b>When are grade boundaries released?</b><br />
    OCR: usually some point during Wednesday<br />
    Edexcel: 00:01 on Thursday, according to Edexcel's Twitter account<br />
    AQA: Wednesday (some time after midnight)<br />
    CCEA/WJEC: Thursday (WJEC typically update after 8am with their raw mark conversion)<br />
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    <b>Will my firm accept me with A*AB when my offer is AAA?</b><br />
    If Track says unconditional, you're in. If it says rejected, you're not. If it says conditional, phone in! A*AB is equivalent in terms of UCAS points, but your university may not accept that. Chances are Track will have told you anyway. Phone up if you receive these grades. It also depends what the B grade is in - for example, if you're an Engineer and the B is is Maths, chances are they'll say no.<ul><li style="">Rejected: Call up. (slimmer chance)</li>
    <li style="">Unconditional: Celebrate!</li>
    <li style="">Conditional: Call up.</li>
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    <b>There's now just...<br />
    <img src="http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=2374 27&amp;d=1376314984" border="0" alt="" /><br />
    ...day to go!</b>
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    I'm ****ting bricks for this tomorrow!!!
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    Omg, brilliant :rofl: They fail to even query us on myelinated sheaths?!?! Ahahaha
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    (Original post by ThatScienceGuy)
    OCR Biology F212 69/100 for an A

    OCR Chemistry F322 82/100 for an A


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    i know that,sorry i meant official mark schemes
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    Last year some people had there accommodation accepted in the early hours of the morning on results day.


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    (Original post by WalkingDead)
    Surely it wouldn't be reset until after the results tomorrow or everyone would be checking the accommodation offers first?
    I don't know, I guess they just don't expect people to check accommodation offers. I just can't think why else it'd update now when I've been able to access it without issue since I applied.
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    Guys, what do you reckon will be full ums for ocr f322 chemistry and ocr f212 biology?

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    (Original post by Lorem Ipsum)
    Thank you, OCR, for making the Philosophy A2 boundary low .
    It's shockingly low isn't it?
    50/70 for an A?????

    I think I'm fine with my philosophy paper, but my new testament unit is the highest grade boundaries EVER 56/70 for an A.....
    I'm screwed.

    Not going to be trusting OCR tomorrow. They marked me down by 11 marks last year, and i'm not as trusting with them this year. I *need* an A or else I'm screwed... xx
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    bricking economics to the max now
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    90/120 for an A in F335 may as well jump off a bridge


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    (Original post by Potential Medic)
    No worries. That's how I feel with all of the boundaries :P I mean even though Biology boundaries are low, that means people have generally done worse right? I could pretty much end up with anything. And the Chem2 boundaries are incredibly high, so that means people have done well, but for me that was my hardest exam. Good luck for tomorrow. Are you awaiting AS or A2 results?
    haha yeah , science did that to me in my GCSE years , didn't like it at all ! plus whats worse is with Biology , the examiner marks at his discretion really , and you need specific words to get the mark ( atleast at GCSE level anyway )

    yeah AS results man , really hoping for atleast AAAB ! i mean i could live with AABB i guess , dunno how badly that would affect my chances for Nottingham/Bath Economics courses haha. how about you ?
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    (Original post by WalkingDead)
    Surely it wouldn't be reset until after the results tomorrow or everyone would be checking the accommodation offers first?
    Well that's what you would think but something has changed for me in the last hour I think. I'm not saying they mean to give it away with the accommodation portal. I just figured that if the portal is built to not let people in who have been declined and that's what they changed my status too, that might be the reason. If I had been locked out since sunday or something I would be more optimistic.
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    bricking economics to the max now
    Grade boundaries: when you see them, you'll **** bricks.
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    (Original post by Where'sPerry?)
    Omg, brilliant :rofl: They fail to even query us on myelinated sheaths?!?! Ahahaha
    I feel so sad laughing at biology jokes but its just so good haha
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    I skipped the pages, what have I missed?

    How are people feeling after boundaries?
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    (Original post by PythianLegume)
    Grade boundaries: when you see them, you'll **** bricks.
    Pretty much. Same happened in January, we're all so eager to find out the boundaries and then bam there's a horrible one
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    (Original post by ladynova)
    but aqa physics has been raised by 3 marks this year. I am freaking out.
    Do you do Physics A? I thought they looked about average overall?
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    Grade boundaries have cheered me up a little bit, 79/100 for an A* in Chem5 :woo:
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    is there an ocr A2 level ums to raw converter?
 
 
 
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