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AQA BIOL5 Biology Unit 5 Exam - 22nd June 2011 Watch

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    126/140 very happy with that, and an A overall. Was my only A though, which is surprising as Biology was my worst subject...
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    (Original post by rachel-92)
    126/140 :d very happy with that, and an a overall. Was my only a though, which is surprising as biology was my worst subject...
    snap!!!! So happy
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    124/140 but an A* overall!!! So happy!
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    Ended up with a B for this module, but I still managed an A overall :woo:
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    Does anyone have this paper?
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    135/140

    Ended up with 1 UMS off A*
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    i lost my A because of this exam
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    I did so Bad in this exam....
    Does any1 know if AQA have ever made a massive mistake in marking?????
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    (Original post by ezeffy)
    I did so Bad in this exam....
    Does any1 know if AQA have ever made a massive mistake in marking?????
    i've asked for a re-mark. my results dont look right?? In Jan:
    Biol 1 B biol 2 C biol 3 C biol 4 U

    June retakes and A2
    Biol 1 E biol 2 E biol 3 C biol 4 E biol 5 C

    how can i drop 2 grades on retakes that i thought went really well?? the Unit 5 killed me, i was gutted after that exam and yet i am 2 marks off a B?? just cost me £235 but it'll be worth it if I can get my place at Uni. Examiners are only human but i'm sure someone hit the wrong key on keyboard. either that or i was dreaming and fell to sleep in my exams!! Good luck if you're going for REmarks ccc
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    I got a B in this exam - my only B in biology so I still got an A overall. But I revised SO much for this exam! And I thought I'd done really well
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    (Original post by Seasick Steve)
    Ended up with a B for this module, but I still managed an A overall :woo:
    same wish I coulda got an A* though
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    (Original post by Skye333)
    I got a B in this exam - my only B in biology so I still got an A overall. But I revised SO much for this exam! And I thought I'd done really well
    Forget about this exam. You have done really well.
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    (Original post by Skye333)
    I got a B in this exam - my only B in biology so I still got an A overall. But I revised SO much for this exam! And I thought I'd done really well
    Are you considering a remark- if you are really unhappy. I'm sure lots of people would love to be in your position with an a in biology though! Just forget about it and celebrate your overall A!
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    (Original post by Ed2525)
    135/140

    Ended up with 1 UMS off A*
    i got 126/140 and i'm 1 mark off an A*, so annoyed, i'm gonna get it remarked:mad:
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    (Original post by bluepanda123)
    Are you considering a remark- if you are really unhappy. I'm sure lots of people would love to be in your position with an a in biology though! Just forget about it and celebrate your overall A!
    (Original post by Introverted moron)
    Forget about this exam. You have done really well.
    Thanks! I guess not b/c no one will ever see it unless I applied to uni on UCAS again or something. I can't tell how far from an A I was though because the AQA grade boundaries are raw mark not UMS I don't mean to say a B is bad or anything either I was trying to aim for an A* which is too high for me I guess.
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    (Original post by denisewoosey)
    i've asked for a re-mark. my results dont look right?? In Jan:
    Biol 1 B biol 2 C biol 3 C biol 4 U

    June retakes and A2
    Biol 1 E biol 2 E biol 3 C biol 4 E biol 5 C

    how can i drop 2 grades on retakes that i thought went really well?? the Unit 5 killed me, i was gutted after that exam and yet i am 2 marks off a B?? just cost me £235 but it'll be worth it if I can get my place at Uni. Examiners are only human but i'm sure someone hit the wrong key on keyboard. either that or i was dreaming and fell to sleep in my exams!! Good luck if you're going for REmarks ccc
    Thankyou for the good luck wishing.....
    I hope your grade goes up upon the remark.......
    I revised soooooooooo hard for this unit... I got an A for maths but did way more biology and still ended up with an overal C for Biology........
    So looking at the grade i'm about to write up 4 you would advise me to get a remark???

    Biol 1: B 76
    Biol 2: B 102
    Biol 4: C 64
    Biol 5: E 61
    ???
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    (Original post by choc1234)
    snap!!!! So happy
    awesome. So glad you did so well. I was talking to you b4 and i think you needed a B in this unit? I got 121 UMS i'm so pleased as i got an A overall and got into my firm x
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    (Original post by ezeffy)
    Thankyou for the good luck wishing.....
    I hope your grade goes up upon the remark.......
    I revised soooooooooo hard for this unit... I got an A for maths but did way more biology and still ended up with an overal C for Biology........
    So looking at the grade i'm about to write up 4 you would advise me to get a remark???

    Biol 1: B 76
    Biol 2: B 102
    Biol 4: C 64
    Biol 5: E 61
    ???
    my teacher is an examiner for another board and she said ALWAYS go for a re-mark!! she said she had seen top examiners vary on their grades this year and a re-mark woudl iron out any anomalies. so I've taken her advise. for you i'd look at how close you are to the grade boundary of the next grade. if you are a long way then I wouldnt bother. for me i'm 5 marks away but 39 from the grade I need. i just want to make sure those E grades are correct. you did so well on your maths as that's so hard. Biology is so ambiguouis I have no faith in this subject's marking schemes and its a lottery each year as to what they want. Chem and physics are definitive, although harder to learn, their mark schemes are consistant. Good luck on what you decide i'm still feeling deflated xxx
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    (Original post by denisewoosey)
    my teacher is an examiner for another board and she said ALWAYS go for a re-mark!! she said she had seen top examiners vary on their grades this year and a re-mark woudl iron out any anomalies. so I've taken her advise. for you i'd look at how close you are to the grade boundary of the next grade. if you are a long way then I wouldnt bother. for me i'm 5 marks away but 39 from the grade I need. i just want to make sure those E grades are correct. you did so well on your maths as that's so hard. Biology is so ambiguouis I have no faith in this subject's marking schemes and its a lottery each year as to what they want. Chem and physics are definitive, although harder to learn, their mark schemes are consistant. Good luck on what you decide i'm still feeling deflated xxx
    Well I was hoping for a B
    My overal UMS is 387and 420 is needed for a B unit 5 brought my whole grade down......
    I presume AQA have never got a persons mark sooo wrong be4 by lyk 30-40 UMS so maybe I should leave it.....
    Thanks for the maths compliment...... I wish u could say the same for my Biology grade..... lol.......
    I just really wish their was a way of checking if that E really is an E...... without the need for the remark which could possibly mean a lower mark for me.....
    Good luck to you as well.... I hope ur Mark/grade changes......
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    (Original post by ezeffy)
    Well I was hoping for a B
    My overal UMS is 387and 420 is needed for a B unit 5 brought my whole grade down......
    I presume AQA have never got a persons mark sooo wrong be4 by lyk 30-40 UMS so maybe I should leave it.....
    Thanks for the maths compliment...... I wish u could say the same for my Biology grade..... lol.......
    I just really wish their was a way of checking if that E really is an E...... without the need for the remark which could possibly mean a lower mark for me.....
    Good luck to you as well.... I hope ur Mark/grade changes......
    Hey there, if there's still time, it might be a good idea to request your Unit 5 paper back (a photocopy of it), then sit through with your teacher and look through it. Because unit 5 also has an essay, there's a bigger chance that the marks could go up, and also, biology is slightly more lenient in terms of marking compared to chemistry.
    Best of luck to you!! i hope everything works out
 
 
 
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