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    I got abc for my as level results, but I am really concerned about the C in biology. I was predicted an a in it and Bio was the easiest paper I did during the exam period. Do you guys think I should give it for a remark? Has it ever happened before that a person gets a higher grade after rechecking?!

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    You can try I guess. There's no harm but maybe the paper wasn't as easy as you thought it was.
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    If you think your grade is wrong, then I'd definitely suggest remarking just in case! Remember though that your grade could go down or stay the same, as well as increasing. Personally, I got one of my exams for A2 ICT remarked, and my mark stayed the same (I was 3 marks off an A, I was gutted!). You never know what might happen though, so I'd say it's worth a go. You'll know for sure then whether you actually did as well as you thought or not at least
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    (Original post by helloheyyo)
    I got abc for my as level results, but I am really concerned about the C in biology. I was predicted an a in it and Bio was the easiest paper I did during the exam period. Do you guys think I should give it for a remark? Has it ever happened before that a person gets a higher grade after rechecking?!

    Please help! thank you!
    The majority of remarks are unsuccessful but of course some mistakes do occur in any human activity and so you will hear about some grade changes and a few spectacular successes. A level Biology is notorious for people thinking they did ok but they didn't satisfy the examiners with the detail, accuracy or specificity of their answers. I've lost count of the number of times I've looked through a biology question and mark scheme with someone who has said "yes that's what I meant" but it wasn't what they wrote and so didn't get the marks. Some answers can be argued as technically correct but may not be awarded full marks if you have failed to mention more important points in the answer. A careful study of previous mark scheme answers is an important part of exam preparation. If you are sure they have made a mistake get a remark. If you want to see how it was marked you could request a clerical check of marking with copy of your paper and may still have time to request a remark if you think they got it wrong.


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    Same here i got B in biology and I'm really disappointed...i expected an A...I'm not quiet sure what to do now..because most of the people suggested me to resit instead of recheck...most of the cases are unsuccessful:|
 
 
 
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