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    So I just took the Physics exam today and it completely ruined all of my college offers. Does anyone know what I can do from here? Should I retake them in November or just move on with my life and attend university somewhere else?

    Thank you!
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    Holy hell wtf was that **** four of my classmates started crying after the exam

    Our only hope is that the boundaries will probably be suuper low this year
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    My whole class buggered it. Hopefully the boundaries are low but knowing the IB.....
    It is your choice, I would personally attend uni elsewhere.
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    It was way too hard, I sincerely hope the boundaries will drop
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    OMG! My daughter came home in tears...she is predicted a 7, physics being her strongest subject, and she doesn't even think she has scraped a 4 !!! She has an offer from Oxford, St Ann's, so that's been blown out of the water :-(, and maybe even her other offers, Imperial, Exeter, etc
    .. all asked for 3 x 6 at HL....Worst mistake I ever made was putting her in a school that did the IB. Can only hope that they lower the grade boundaries. If the worst comes to the worst, we have decided to pull her out of school and not retake the IB, but send her to a college that specialises in A-levels in a year, with the IB background it should be a breeze to get A*s at A level. I suggest that you look in to it too...take it as a year-out. Don't be disheartened. Wishing you good luck.
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    (Original post by Dadameot)
    So I just took the Physics exam today and it completely ruined all of my college offers. Does anyone know what I can do from here? Should I retake them in November or just move on with my life and attend university somewhere else?

    Thank you!

    OMG! My daughter came home in tears...she is predicted a 7, physics being her strongest subject, and she doesn't even think she has scraped a 4 !!! She has an offer from Oxford, St Ann's, so that's been blown out of the water :-(, and maybe even her other offers, Imperial, Exeter, etc.. all asked for 3 x 6 at HL....Worst mistake I ever made was putting her in a school that did the IB. Can only hope that they lower the grade boundaries. If the worst comes to the worst, we have decided to pull her out of school and not retake the IB, but send her to a college that specialises in A-levels in a year, with the IB background it should be a breeze to get A*s at A level. I suggest that you look in to it too...take it as a year-out. Don't be disheartened. Wishing you good luck.
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    That specimen paper was uuuselesss!! That was definitely one of the hardest physics paper I've seen :/ But at least everyone feels the same

    There's a petition going round to ask the examiners assess the paper fairly so we still have a chance of going to uni so I thought I'd share it here:
    https://www.change.org/p/ib-physics-...ion-reason_msg
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    don't worry guys even my school in England were shattered after this. We all went to the oxford review courses and it was horrendous. That paper 2 was disastrous
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    (Original post by ch1oe)
    That specimen paper was uuuselesss!! That was definitely one of the hardest physics paper I've seen :/ But at least everyone feels the same

    There's a petition going round to ask the examiners assess the paper fairly so we still have a chance of going to uni so I thought I'd share it here:
    https://www.change.org/p/ib-physics-...ion-reason_msg
    Signed. If the grade boundaries don't drop significantly, then the IBO is deserving of no respect in my, or many others', eyes. It is hugely unjust and unfair to toy with our futures like this.
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    (Original post by ChilliePepper63)
    OMG! My daughter came home in tears...she is predicted a 7, physics being her strongest subject, and she doesn't even think she has scraped a 4 !!! She has an offer from Oxford, St Ann's, so that's been blown out of the water :-(, and maybe even her other offers, Imperial, Exeter, etc.. all asked for 3 x 6 at HL....Worst mistake I ever made was putting her in a school that did the IB. Can only hope that they lower the grade boundaries. If the worst comes to the worst, we have decided to pull her out of school and not retake the IB, but send her to a college that specialises in A-levels in a year, with the IB background it should be a breeze to get A*s at A level. I suggest that you look in to it too...take it as a year-out. Don't be disheartened. Wishing you good luck.
    You can take a deep breath!!! I found a change.org petition online for this test (linked below), it would be great if you could ask your daughter to share it around, it still needs more signatures to be considered... Thanks!! Also, I hope you and your daughter can take comfort in the fact that if everybody has a low grade in physics, it evens out. Congratulations for her acceptance to Oxford that is truly impressive! Have a lovely day.

    https://www.change.org/p/ib-physics-...=new_signature
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    I was about to post the link to the petition (Everyone pls sign it ) I do SL and honestly yesterday was the worst exam paper I've ever taken in my life, I almost cried midway through the paper. The paper was nothing like ANY of the past papers or the useless specimen, but hopefully with 8000 signatures already the IB will take this into account and lower the grade boundaries
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    (Original post by emilys7)
    I was about to post the link to the petition (Everyone pls sign it ) I do SL and honestly yesterday was the worst exam paper I've ever taken in my life, I almost cried midway through the paper. The paper was nothing like ANY of the past papers or the useless specimen, but hopefully with 8000 signatures already the IB will take this into account and lower the grade boundaries
    I've sent it to my school as well
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    Does anyone have any resources for physics data questions for paper 3 on monday? that would be a huge help! http://static1.tsrfiles.co.uk/16.0/i...lies/smile.png
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    Daniel M has a few instructional videos on youtube, just search "daniel m data analysis." I also have about 17 database questions with the markschemes:
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2...i02SmtNSUtheFU. Good luck on paper 3. May God help us all.
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    How'd you guys do?
    I actually didn't find paper 3 that bad (last shot at redemption for failing p1 + p2 :P )
    I did option D
    Those of you who haven't done it yet, good luck!
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    Ahh i loved it! It was such a nice paper!! (I do option B)
    Haha hopefully now I have a chance of not getting a 2.... :P
 
 
 
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