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    Throughout the course of English lit gcse (AQA) I was getting high A* - I was getting 90% plus, and I got 39/40 in my coursework. Then, in the exams, I got an A in unit one and then a B in unit 2, giving an A overall (7 ums of an A*). I got a remark and the mark didn't change. I strongly believe that what I wrote in the exam was worth a lot more than what I got, especially the B, which I definitely don't beleive I got.
    I just want to know what options, if any, I have to try and make it an A* and if a trait is an option, whether it would be worth it, as in now in sixth form studying for my a levels.
    Thanks for taking the time to read this and I thank you even more if you reply.
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    I have also handed my English Lit for a remark and it was 3 UMS off an A* and I haven't yet received a response.
    Without getting an A* shouldn't necessarily put you at a disadvantage at A Level, as you know what you're capable of.
    Maybe you could ask for the script back and get a second opinion off your English teacher.
    I'm sure the mark scheme is final and your grade reflects your work/piece you wrote. If you aren't able to retain your script, why not resit the exam next year to boost your grade?


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    Sorry you think that's disappointing?

    That's really good mark. What are you studying for at A Level? Is it relevant to what you want to do in life?
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    (Original post by MorganA07)
    Sorry you think that's disappointing?

    That's really good mark. What are you studying for at A Level? Is it relevant to what you want to do in life?
    Sorry about sounding a bit pretentious, but as I've said i got solid A* the whole way through year 11 and I go to a high achieving school, so for me personally, the result is a bit disappointing.
    And I'm not studying it at a level, but I want to do medicine, so it isn't directly relevant no, but it could effect me if I apply to Oxbridge or other good universities (please correct me if I'm wrong on that).
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    I have also handed my English Lit for a remark and it was 3 UMS off an A* and I haven't yet received a response.
    Without getting an A* shouldn't necessarily put you at a disadvantage at A Level, as you know what you're capable of.
    Maybe you could ask for the script back and get a second opinion off your English teacher.
    I'm sure the mark scheme is final and your grade reflects your work/piece you wrote. If you aren't able to retain your script, why not resit the exam next year to boost your grade?


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    Do you think resitting would put strain on my a levels studies? And good luck in your remark!
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    (Original post by Boople)
    Do you think resitting would put strain on my a levels studies? And good luck in your remark!
    Thank you! I got a an economics remark and it went down instead of up which was really disappointing.
    It shouldn't put too much strain on your A levels - definitely ask your English teachers opinion on what you should do and also their help in your revision eg work sheets/character profiles etc


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