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Correct exam answers not included in the mark scheme? watch

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    I recently got one of my scripts back to possibly look into getting a re-mark, however when I have looked over it with the mark scheme, I have dropped a few marks for answers I have written that must be valid answers as they're in the textbook designed for that exam on the specific exam board, however the answers either aren't mentioned in the mark scheme or it's written "NOT _____."
    I feel really annoyed and slightly cheated, how am I meant to know what they're going to put in and leave out of the textbook? I knew my stuff and I can't help but feel disappointed as I could have easily wrote other points instead of the ones I've dropped marks on, although I suppose it's easy to say that in hindsight.
    Has this happened to anyone else? I'm guessing there's nothing I can do now, right?
    Thank you.

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    I have had exactly the same issue with OCR Human Biology and I cannot explain how annoyed I am after the hard work I put into revising the subject. A great example is a recycled exam question from 2009 was in the 2013 Jan paper and an answer that was 'correct' in 2009 is now not on the mark scheme in 2013. I am done with this!
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