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    I will cry all day if I don't do well.
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    (Original post by Infamous12)
    Really an A but i HIGHLY doubt that. Hoping for atleast B. What about you?
    me too I need a high A..i resat AS exams though so if i improved then I could get a B and still get an A overall
    good luck!
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    (Original post by Flowerii)
    Wow, this thread is really blowing up! How many pages do we normally get to before a new one is created?
    10,000posts
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    (Original post by Lucy96)
    6am tomorrow

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    Brilliant, thanks!
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    Wtf that has to be BS PLEASE let it be BS...

    I don't think its fair either but apparently if your ill your entitled to high grades based on past performance. Does this happen at AS-level as well? Do people at AS get predicted grades based off their GCSEs?
    I thought it was, until I saw the letter with my own eyes. It's slightly depressing that it's stooped that low.

    It's certainly not a fair way to do it, offering a chance to take it in January would be a better way to do it to be honest. However... Heh.

    I don't know if this is how all schools do it, but at the beginning of AS, each student got set predicted grades in their AS subjects. I think they probably used GCSEs to decide it, but it involved a lot of students' personal input too.



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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I thought they were really high
    Oh that's putting it lightly. They're disgusting, foul and shouldn't be allowed.
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    (Original post by needtosucceed=))
    me too I need a high A..i resat AS exams though so if i improved then I could get a B and still get an A overall
    good luck!
    Thanks, you too
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    It really doesn't. The sitting of the exam should reward your potential. If you cannot sit it then that is very unfortunate but I don't think predicting A2 grades based off AS grades is really fair. Besides with a medical condition like that the person could sit the exams the year after and still get substantial consideration from all unis. But I suppose I understand how that would be a drag.
    Exactly. The system assumes that if you got an A at AS, then you will get an A at the end of A2, which is NOT the case for everyone.

    :nooo:
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    (Original post by needtosucceed=))
    thanks a lot! +rep
    No worries! I hope you're pleased with the marks
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    (Original post by needtosucceed=))
    yea i sat buss1+2 last june and got a's in both..did buss3 in jan and got a B but didnt resit as it was a clash with another exam :/ so resat 1+2. potentionalmedic has given the marks for full ums, see a few posts above did u resit buss3?
    Oh okay that makes sense, & yep I did..got a D in January... #fail.
    I think I've got my full UMS in unit2 (hopefully). If I have then I may have got an A overall.. Hoping for the best. What do you think you've got?
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    Edexcel grade boundaries out yet ?
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    I can't wait any longer. Help.
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    (Original post by venenecinema)
    Oh that's putting it lightly. They're disgusting, foul and shouldn't be allowed.
    :rofl: yeah this.
    (Original post by James A)
    Exactly. The system assumes that if you got an A at AS, then you will get an A at the end of A2, which is NOT the case for everyone.

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    Tbf most people improve (the ones applying to uni)
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    If anyone else needs full UMS requirements for AQA, feel free to ask me and I can look them up for you. I know that not everyone can access the UMS convertor.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    :rofl: yeah this.


    Tbf most people improve (the ones applying to uni)
    Still not everyone though
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    (Original post by ThatScienceGuy)
    Edexcel grade boundaries out yet ?
    Arsey's put up the Maths ones. But the other ones are coming out at 2 am tomorrow apparently
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    Just had a though. What am I going to do after results day as my life has turned into me just worrying about results day. I'm going to have to learn to be social and be reintroduced into the wild. And I'm gunna actually have to do stuff. Crap.
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    (Original post by James A)
    Still not everyone though
    Ones who bother going to the exams officer for help are the ones who cared and would have done better
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    (Original post by nadster)
    Oh okay that makes sense, & yep I did..got a D in January... #fail.
    I think I've got my full UMS in unit2 (hopefully). If I have then I may have got an A overall.. Hoping for the best. What do you think you've got?
    ahhh buss3 is a horrible exam anyways! never liked it.
    how did the resit go for buss3?
    im hoping for full ums/close to it in buss1, and at least higher than what i got before in buss2. hopeful for an A overall, the only subject im half sure about atm!
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    (Original post by Potential Medic)
    No worries! I hope you're pleased with the marks
    yea theyre not tooo bad
    good luck!
 
 
 
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