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    Hey guys! I got my A Level results and got an ABD
    In my English Language and Literature paper, I was 3 marks off a C
    I can still take it at A2 but do you think I should resit the paper, get it remarked or do both?
    My exam board is AQA by the way
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    (Original post by MangoSmiles)
    Hey guys! I got my A Level results and got an ABD
    In my English Language and Literature paper, I was 3 marks off a C
    I can still take it at A2 but do you think I should resit the paper, get it remarked or do both?
    My exam board is AQA by the way
    I think you should resit. Remarking is a longshot in the best of circumstances. I would say remark if you were a mark or two off. Plus if you resit and work hard you might get an A or a B. I did that with English Literature, I was three marks off a B. I resat and got an A.
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    Hey guys, I have a question as well. I got my results on Thursday and I got AAA but I'm thinking of getting a few remarks. I've secured my uni place but I kinda just want closure on whether I got an A* or not because I really hoping on beating my predicted grades of AAA so that I could take a gap year and reapply for either UCL and Imperial for chemistry (leaning towards chemistry but maybe physics) and when I worked out my averages, they were really close to 90% so it really bugs me.
    Maths (OCR MEI) A, C3 - 96/100, C4 - 81/100 - I've already put remarks (C4 is priority) in for both as my average 88.5% -
    Chemistry (OCR) A, F324 - 86/90, F325 - 124/150, F326 - 54/60 that is 89% - I've put both F324 (normal) and F325 (priority) in for remarks.

    I haven't put physics (AQA PHYSICS A - overall grade A) in for remark yet but I got: PHA4 - 105/120 PHA5D - 98/120 PHA6T - 60/60 that is 87.7%, should I put PHA4 and PHA5D for remarks?

    What's the likelihood of these remarks actually being successful? Should I also remark physics?

    I'm just so confused
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    (Original post by LexiGold)
    Hey guys, I have a question as well. I got my results on Thursday and I got AAA but I'm thinking of getting a few remarks. I've secured my uni place but I kinda just want closure on whether I got an A* or not because I really hoping on beating my predicted grades of AAA so that I could take a gap year and reapply for either UCL and Imperial for chemistry (leaning towards chemistry but maybe physics) and when I worked out my averages, they were really close to 90% so it really bugs me.
    Maths (OCR MEI) A, C3 - 96/100, C4 - 81/100 - I've already put remarks (C4 is priority) in for both as my average 88.5% -
    Chemistry (OCR) A, F324 - 86/90, F325 - 124/150, F326 - 54/60 that is 89% - I've put both F324 (normal) and F325 (priority) in for remarks.

    I haven't put physics (AQA PHYSICS A - overall grade A) in for remark yet but I got: PHA4 - 105/120 PHA5D - 98/120 PHA6T - 60/60 that is 87.7%, should I put PHA4 and PHA5D for remarks?

    What's the likelihood of these remarks actually being successful? Should I also remark physics?

    I'm just so confused
    Only you can know about the likelihood.
    It is not that difficult to know what grade your script was worth in maths exams. For C4 you can request a photocopy of your script back if not sure. Compare with solutions on TSR (i.e. Arsey's).

    Personal experience:
    Three years ago I received 82 as my C3 result. I was gutted as I knew I couldn't have got that low. Knowing that an increase by 4 UMS (which I knew was 2 raw marks through the grade boundaries) would mean an A* in Maths, I went for a re-mark. The increase in grade was not necessary for my university entrance and a decrease by a certain amount would actually mean missing my offer. But I was so sure.

    I received an e-mail from my school and a letter from Edexcel a week or two later saying my grade had now gone up to an A* after in light of getting 92 in C3. That's an increase of 10 UMS/5 raw marks.

    I'm never going to know now, but I always wondered how such a mistake could happen.
    I have a feeling that it was an admin error rather than a judgement error, in that they probably pressed 8 instead of 9 or something, because you can't have that big of an error in a maths paper right?

    Anyway good luck to whatever you choose.
 
 
 
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