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    My ccea music came in today and i was 1 UMS mark short of an A, should i get a remark?
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    Not unless you think the marking was unfair. I really don't think it's right when people get things remarked purely because they want a higher grade. It just gives the examiners more work unnecessarily, and it's worth remembering that your mark can go down just as easily as it can go up! A B is still a very good grade. I know it's annoying to be so close to the next grade, but really getting an A instead of a B wouldn't make much difference, if any, to university or job applications.
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    I agree with Kellywood 5. If you do get a remark, its a high possibility your mark will go down so if I were you, don't bother. B is an excellent grade....Well Done!!!!!!!
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    thanx, i dont think i will get one its only 1 B.
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    I know it seems like you have decided and i don't want to meddle (honest!) but if you had a remark and your mark went down, it is likely you wouldn't go down a grade (as you would have to lose a lot of marks), but if your mark went up you would definitely go up a whole grade. Just may be worth thinking about...
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    I would get it remarked its not like it greatly inconveniences the examiners its their job to mark correctly if that extra mark is there you deserve it, and I presume you pay for remarks.
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    Normally I wouldn't advice any remarks unless you're absolutely certain it has been marked unfairly, but in a subject like Music (and English etc) I think a lot of the marking is based on the professional judgement of the examiner based on a given critera instead of subjects where there is a direct answer and othing else can be right. So, if you feel there is a chance you could get the extra mark, apply for it to be checked again. After all - in this case - it is unlikely that your mark will be significantly reduced and it could go up and its only the grade that appears on the certificate, so you'll have no problems there. Perhaps talk to your teacher first though and you may have to pay.
    Good Luck with your decision. Let us all on TSR know how you got on.
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    In a subject like Music i think it's definitel work getting it remarked, as anon53 said in subjects like this, examiners use their proffesional judgement. In the case of Music (as i'm also a music student) it is very much to the examiner as to whether they think pieces are good. One examiner might find a piece of your composition or performance is good, but another one might find it excellent and give you marks. Also if you do instead lose marks you, won't lose so much to drop to a C grade - it's literally impossible! I, pesonally, would have it remarked.
    But a B grade is still very good!
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    Definatly remark. You wont really lose anything and you could possibly gain an A grade. Good Luck and even if you dont get that A, B grade in excellent well done.
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    Well you have to request for your paper to be returned before you can submit it for remarking, so I would suggest you get it returned to you, and look through it with your teacher, and if there's anywhere where you think you deserved for marks, then go for it. But if after looking through it both you and your teacher are agreed that it was marked fairly, I wouldn't bother.
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    My friend is in the exact same position heres the low down:

    My friend has a problem with his results. He is a really good student and always gets as/a*s. So he got his 6 gcses results for ccea today and he got 1a*, 3as and 2bs. He is really depressed but i keep telling him his results are brilliant. However the problem is, his Bs are really high, like 1 mark off an a! Also in two of his as, he is in the region of 1-5 marks of an a*! Should be get them remarked? Thanks in advance for any advice.

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    "Another problem he has told me is that in one of his subjects (art) which he is extremely good at, like hes as good as me, if not better than me, and i got full marks in art, well he got a B! He got full marks in his exam, but in his coursework he got quite a low mark and hes coursework was a* standard. Even the art teachers had told him he was going to get an a* all year long, and they were the ones who marked it and he got a B! He spent hours on this subject and he really wanted to do it for a level, but now hes doubtful what he can do. Could there be a mistake?"
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    definitely get a re mark because it is going to take a lot to reduce your grade to a C but very little to increase the grade to an A. u really have nothing much to lose.
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    (Original post by smudger99)
    definitely get a re mark because it is going to take a lot to reduce your grade to a C but very little to increase the grade to an A. u really have nothing much to lose.
    Exactly.
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    get the damn remark!!!
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    ur hardly gna go down the grade....
    nothin to lose
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    Get it remarked- if it goes up you get the money refunded anyway I think!
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    i dont think thats right
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    (Original post by Matthew1989)
    Get it remarked- if it goes up you get the money refunded anyway I think!
    that is completely true. Even if your marks go down you get your money refunded.
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    Lol but if it goes down I wouldnt really care about the money- I would be too busy crying in a corner about my mistake!
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    that is completely true. Even if your marks go down you get your money refunded.
    Yep! Any change in your grade and your money is refunded! If your mark went down tho i'd be pretty pissed off and £20 back wouldn't be much consolation (don't know how to spell this word - sorry!)!!!!!
 
 
 

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