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    It's April and about just over two weeks before my first exam. I had two mock exams yesterday and today in chemistry and biology but I'm really sick right now so decided to not go to school. But that means I've missed the mock exam, is that bad?

    We already did more formal mock exams in January. These ones are just mock exams we do in class for the last unit which we hadn't yet finished in January.

    So if I've missed the mock exams is it bad? Will it count for anything?

    Well, it gives your teachers less work to assess, which means less feedback. It also means it's harder for them to make a grade prediction. I would recommend asking your teachers to see if you can retake it at another time; they should allow it, since you were ill and thus you had a valid reason not to be in.

    Mock exams don't count for anything, but they are one of the best ways to revise, so you should try to get to them if possible. Don't force yourself in if you're ill though.
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