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    I got a B in my last one, not sure what mark, and I got B's in all my exams, and my plan is to retake everything, because my target is an A. I want to prioritize the ISA and aim for 100 UMS in that, because each ISA mark is kind of like a 'super-mark' in a way, as there is a bigger difference between 40 and 41 than 90 and 91 in an exam for example. Does anyone have any help or advice on how to prepare for an ISA? thanks in advance
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    I got a B in Chemistry, but my teachers won't let me resit!
    But in my physics ISA I went to my teacher and he gave me all the answers, and then when I did the ISA I had the sheet next to me (cheating, yes), and got the A.
    If they are nice go ask
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    (Original post by Sean Robinson)
    I got a B in my last one, not sure what mark, and I got B's in all my exams, and my plan is to retake everything, because my target is an A. I want to prioritize the ISA and aim for 100 UMS in that, because each ISA mark is kind of like a 'super-mark' in a way, as there is a bigger difference between 40 and 41 than 90 and 91 in an exam for example. Does anyone have any help or advice on how to prepare for an ISA? thanks in advance
    Learning key terms such as accuracy, validity reliability and precision is very important.
    By the way UMS applies for all your exams not just the ISA. It is standard that one raw mark equates to more than one UMS.
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    (Original post by hanjapan)
    I got a B in Chemistry, but my teachers won't let me resit!
    But in my physics ISA I went to my teacher and he gave me all the answers, and then when I did the ISA I had the sheet next to me (cheating, yes), and got the A.
    If they are nice go ask
    They are NOT nice! lol, infact, part of the reason i've came here for help is that my teacher can barely talk English, hence the reason I didn't do too well in my first try. In fact, the class average was about a D!
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    (Original post by Sean Robinson)
    They are NOT nice! lol, infact, part of the reason i've came here for help is that my teacher can barely talk English, hence the reason I didn't do too well in my first try. In fact, the class average was about a D!
    Haha well the D isn't good, but the ISA is only worth about 20% I think. If I were you I would just concentrate on the exams!
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    (Original post by hanjapan)
    Haha well the D isn't good, but the ISA is only worth about 20% I think. If I were you I would just concentrate on the exams!
    The ISA is worth 25% of the total. The exams tend to be easier to get High UMS in, the ISAs always let me down
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    (Original post by joostan)
    The ISA is worth 25% of the total. The exams tend to be easier to get High UMS in, the ISAs always let me down
    Is it 25% even for AS-level ?
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    (Original post by hanjapan)
    Is it 25% even for AS-level ?
    No its 20% for AS, have I misremembered, I thought this was a GCSE thread
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    (Original post by joostan)
    No its 20% for AS, have I misremembered, I thought this was a GCSE thread
    No it may be GSCE thread I was just wondering if it's the same for different years, sorry
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    (Original post by hanjapan)
    No it may be GSCE thread I was just wondering if it's the same for different years, sorry
    Oh. No. For AS it's 20% Thank God
 
 
 
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