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    Hi, I just only 13 ums away in from an A in A level Chemistry, which will give me A*AA. So I was wondering if it worth a remark for Chem 1 and Chem 4 to help increase UMS? For chem5 A was 71 and A* was 79 which was a difference of 8 raw marks, but ums difference of 12.
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    (Original post by Corvus)
    Hi, I just only 13 ums away in from an A in A level Chemistry, which will give me A*AA. So I was wondering if it worth a remark for Chem 1 and Chem 4 to help increase UMS? For chem5 A was 71 and A* was 79 which was a difference of 8 raw marks, but ums difference of 12.
    13UMS? Not worth it.
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    (Original post by Corvus)
    Hi, I just only 13 ums away in from an A in A level Chemistry, which will give me A*AA. So I was wondering if it worth a remark for Chem 1 and Chem 4 to help increase UMS? For chem5 A was 71 and A* was 79 which was a difference of 8 raw marks, but ums difference of 12.
    13 UMS would be a long way for one module result to rise on a remark, so it's unlikely, especially with a science subject such as Chemistry. I'd suggest that retaking certain modules might be a way more likely to improve your overall result, if it's important.

    Also, take a look at this thread: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=2312328
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    13UMS? Not worth it.
    Agree, remarks v rarely result in increases that high. Esp in science/maths based subjects
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    Thanks for the reply, I've applied for medicine and didn't get any offers. I feeling a nagging feeling that I should get it, but I think it not possible. Thanks for the honest advice. Most appreciated!
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    If you are prepared to spend the money and are confident you are enough above the grade below to not risk dropping to a C, then go for it. Its a long shot though.
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    (Original post by Catsyj1980)
    If you are prepared to spend the money and are confident you are enough above the grade below to not risk dropping to a C, then go for it. Its a long shot though.
    I got 467 and for a B is 420. It almost unlikely for me to drop 28 ums (as it is a sci and same might for going up). Thanks, the remark is free on my school.
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    (Original post by Corvus)
    I got 467 and for a B is 420. It almost unlikely for me to drop 28 ums (as it is a sci and same might for going up). Thanks, the remark is free on my school.
    Generous school! They must be paying it for you!
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    (Original post by Catsyj1980)
    Generous school! They must be paying it for you!
    Sorry that is what I meant. Poorly wording things
 
 
 
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