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    Hey Guys, I got a D in my English Lit exam which I was suprised because I thought this was my strongest exam. I got 63 RAW marks, and the D borderline was 60 so literally I was only just in the boundary aswell. If I got this remarked and the grade they marked it to was actually lower, am I forced to then use the lower grade?
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    (Original post by JamesRobbins8)
    Hey Guys, I got a D in my English Lit exam which I was suprised because I thought this was my strongest exam. I got 63 RAW marks, and the D borderline was 60 so literally I was only just in the boundary aswell. If I got this remarked and the grade they marked it to was actually lower, am I forced to then use the lower grade?
    Yes, unfortunately you do have to take the lower grade.
    I'm in the same boat too; I've achieved nothing but As in homeworks and mock exams all year yet got a C in the exam. The whole country seems to have been mugged off.
    I'm only 1 UMS away from an A overall so I'm going for a re-mark too.
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    Yeah, unfortunately you'd have to take the lower grade, which wouldn't be helpful when applying to Uni if that's what you're planning! But that's about the worst of it, there's just a few things you'll need to do. Make sure your references make it clear this was a surprise, Universities understand that **** happens sometimes, and also, although its tough now there's no January resits, try and slam it next summer! I know because exactly the same thing happened to me last year. A in coursework for AQA Lit B, but a D in the exam! Messed up the resit too and got a C... somehow full marks'd this summer and now have an A* and am going to my uni of choice from before last summer! Don't worry, you can do it.


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