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Hi there, I am an A2 Sociology student preparing for the summer exams. What blows my mind is the shockingly low grade boundaries for A Level Sociology.

This is a link to the grade boundaries from June 2013 AQA sociology paper (may have to scroll down)

You'll see that it only takes 43 marks out of 60 to get an A in beliefs (Unit 3). How can it be that low, this is just above 70% which is just about a B in the majority of other subjects.

Furthermore, in Unit 4 - Crime and Deviance, it takes only 56 marks out of 90 to get an A. How on Earth is this possible as this is just of 60% (2 marks over). It is just about a C for all other subjects.

To the point, how reliable is this source and why are they so low? Not complaining because I dont wanna get my hopes up but is this too good to be true? What are the chances of this being similar boundaries to this years paper? If it is, I dont think i'll commit to revising as hard and can prioritize my other subjects. Im going for an A and only need 2 B's after I got a good A at AS.

Can anyone look into this for me please, thanks in advance.

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