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    Did Classics in one year..generally I'm an A student. Received an A* in english lit last year and an A in lang.

    Got Classics results today and my A2 module would equate to an A* but an AS one was an E..I'm am effectively certain that the essay I produced in that exam was not of E quality. In fact, I thought that exam was the best.

    Any advice?

    Came out with a C overall and am really disappointed.
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    (Original post by Reaffy)
    Did Classics in one year..generally I'm an A student. Received an A* in english lit last year and an A in lang.

    Got Classics results today and my A2 module would equate to an A* but an AS one was an E..I'm am effectively certain that the essay I produced in that exam was not of E quality. In fact, I thought that exam was the best.

    Any advice?

    Came out with a C overall and am really disappointed.
    Get a photocopy off the exam board, read through the essay you wrote, and if it's better than E standard, go for a remark (if you do this it ensures you don't go down )
    I would definitely go for it, as otherwise your whole A-level grade could be compromised, especially as such a result sounds unusual
    Good luck
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    (Original post by smile:D)
    Get a photocopy off the exam board, read through the essay you wrote, and if it's better than E standard, go for a remark (if you do this it ensures you don't go down )
    I would definitely go for it, as otherwise your whole A-level grade could be compromised, especially as such a result sounds unusual
    Good luck
    How do you get a photocopy?
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    If you could somehow increase that AS result to a B (or perhaps a C depending on how high your A* is), then you can get an A* overall. I haven't been bothered to do much research but this is the case for many A Levels. Good luck.

    You have to get a form to get a photocopy, your school can usually provide this for you.
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    (Original post by Reaffy)
    How do you get a photocopy?
    School's exams officer will organise it.
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    (Original post by Reaffy)
    How do you get a photocopy?
    You can do it through your school or college (there's more info on this TSR post here). The deadlines are quite soon as I recall (20th August I think for this year), but on the plus side it's cheaper than a remark anyway . Also just a word of warning, make sure it's a photocopy you ask for and not the actual script as once you have the real thing no remarking etc. is possible
 
 
 
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