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For psychology aqa as unit 1 I got 40 marks out of 72, which was said to be an E. And for unit 2 I got 52 marks which is a D. However after checking last years grade boundaries, I would've gotten at least a B.
Instead I got an E.
Could the grade boundaries possibly gotten this high in one year?

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You should check the boundaries for this year, which have now been published. Grade boundaries can fluctuate quite dramatically year on year.
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Here's the AQA June 2014 Grade Boundaries. It seems there may have been a mistake with Unit 2. According to this year's boundaries 52 should have got you an A? I'd say contact your teacher about this - they should be able to get a review of your marks done.
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Here's the AQA June 2014 Grade Boundaries. It seems there may have been a mistake with Unit 2. According to this year's boundaries 52 should have got you an A? I'd say contact your teacher about this - they should be able to get a review of your marks done.
Wow thanks!
So I actually got a d for unit 1 and an A for unit 2?

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Wow thanks!
So I actually got a d for unit 1 and an A for unit 2?

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It seems to be according the boundaries. I'd say definitely contact your teacher for advice on this! Hope it turns out well for you!
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It seems to be according the boundaries. I'd say definitely contact your teacher for advice on this! Hope it turns out well for you!
Thanks!
I just realised it says marks equiv is 040 and 052.
What does marks equiv mean?

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(Original post by iWoof)
For psychology aqa as unit 1 I got 40 marks out of 72, which was said to be an E. And for unit 2 I got 52 marks which is a D. However after checking last years grade boundaries, I would've gotten at least a B.
Instead I got an E.
Could the grade boundaries possibly gotten this high in one year?

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You are worth a lot more than the grades you got on a piece of paper.

Always Remember "Winners are too busy to be sad, to positive to be doubtful, to optimistic to be fearful, and too determined to be defeated."
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You are worth a lot more than the grades you got on a piece of paper.

Always Remember "Winners are too busy to be sad, to positive to be doubtful, to optimistic to be fearful, and too determined to be defeated."
Hahaha thanks for that! :')

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Hahaha thanks for that! :')

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Are you sure you didn't get 40 UMS, as opposed to 40 marks?
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Are you sure you didn't get 40 UMS, as opposed to 40 marks?
I think that is the case because at least my results sheet gave UMS marks not raw marks.
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Are you sure you didn't get 40 UMS, as opposed to 40 marks?
That's what I'm trying to find out.
Is marks equiv = ums marks?

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Thanks!
I just realised it says marks equiv is 040 and 052.
What does marks equiv mean?

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I think what has been stated are you UMS marks, you got 40 UMS not 40/72 raw marks.
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Thanks!
I just realised it says marks equiv is 040 and 052.
What does marks equiv mean?

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thats the ums mark , its in the 70's for a B grade
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I think what has been stated are you UMS marks, you got 40 UMS not 40/72 raw marks.
Oh
I guess aqa were right then...
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How do you convert ums to raw marks
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How do you convert ums to raw marks
For AQA, you can use the AQA UMS Converter.

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Oh
I guess aqa were right then...
Thanks guys

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Aww I'm sorry to hear that I wish you the best of luck for retakes (if you decide to do them) and A2!
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For AQA, you can use the AQA UMS Converter.



Aww I'm sorry to hear that I wish you the best of luck for retakes (if you decide to do them) and A2!
It's alright
And thanks again!
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