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    I just got home and checked the grade boundaries for the Unit One Government and Politics exam (AQA) and it says a 47 should be an C mark, which according to my results slip my 47 mark is an E? This put my overall grade as a U but now I know its all wrong idk what to do? Do I call the exam broad or my college??? Like whats the process to challenging a results that you have proof is wrong??
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    (Original post by holly1798)
    I just got home and checked the grade boundaries for the Unit One Government and Politics exam (AQA) and it says a 47 should be an C mark, which according to my results slip my 47 mark is an E? This put my overall grade as a U but now I know its all wrong idk what to do? Do I call the exam broad or my college??? Like whats the process to challenging a results that you have proof is wrong??
    Are you sure you're reading and converting the UMS to UMS? It's very easy to get 47 as your raw mark, assume it's UMS and then compare it to a UMS grade boundary. It's also very easy to read 47 as UMS and then compare it to the raw mark grade boundary. Maybe go and double check?
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    (Original post by Nirgilis)
    Are you sure you're reading and converting the UMS to UMS? It's very easy to get 47 as your raw mark, assume it's UMS and then compare it to a UMS grade boundary. It's also very easy to read 47 as UMS and then compare it to the raw mark grade boundary. Maybe go and double check?
    converting UMS to UMS? thats a new one :lol:
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    (Original post by Mayhem™)
    converting UMS to UMS? thats a new one :lol:
    *Reading UMS on your results sheet and reading the UMS grade boundary in the grade boundary sheets

    It's so, so easy to confuse raw marks and UMS, and you have to be double sure which ones are being compared to which between the two sheets :facepalm:

    :lol:
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    (Original post by Nirgilis)
    Are you sure you're reading and converting the UMS to UMS? It's very easy to get 47 as your raw mark, assume it's UMS and then compare it to a UMS grade boundary. It's also very easy to read 47 as UMS and then compare it to the raw mark grade boundary. Maybe go and double check?
    I've just checked the the UMS converter on the AQA website and it's still indicting a C for the Unit One paper, not the E
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    (Original post by holly1798)
    I've just checked the the UMS converter on the AQA website and it's still indicting a C for the Unit One paper, not the E
    If you really do believe it's wrong, then you need to go and see your exams officer in school. They have a direct phone line to the exam board, and will be able to clear it up in 10 minutes :yep: . Go and see them first thing tomorrow
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    Isn't it raw marks on the exam sheets now???
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    (Original post by holly1798)
    I've just checked the the UMS converter on the AQA website and it's still indicting a C for the Unit One paper, not the E
    I think the 47 is your UMS not your raw mark.
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    (Original post by OddFuturez)
    Isn't it raw marks on the exam sheets now???
    That's what I thought! No where on mine or my friend sheets has it told us are UMS marks and none of our tutors told use they were are UMS ones
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    (Original post by Muttley79)
    I think the 47 is your UMS not your raw mark.
    It literally says "MARK" not "UMS"
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    (Original post by holly1798)
    That's what I thought! No where on mine or my friend sheets has it told us are UMS marks and none of our tutors told use they were are UMS ones
    On my class civ it says 74/100 and 64/100, so I'm pretty sure it just raw marks.
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    The mark on your result slip is usually in UMS, not the raw mark. 47 UMS is an E. On the converter it asks for the raw mark, not the UMS score. I checked for you and 47 UMS is 35 raw marks.

    But as said, if you do believe it is the raw mark they have given you then check with your school, but it is probably the UMS.
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    (Original post by OddFuturez)
    On my class civ it says 74/100 and 64/100, so I'm pretty sure it just raw marks.
    That's pretty much mine as well
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    (Original post by holly1798)
    It literally says "MARK" not "UMS"
    What does the other paper say? Can you type exactly what it says for this subject.
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    The mark on your result slip is usually in UMS, not the raw mark. 47 UMS is an E. On the converter it asks for the raw mark, not the UMS score. I checked for you and 47 UMS is 35 raw marks.

    But as said, if you do believe it is the raw mark they have given you then check with your school, but it is probably the UMS.
    As i said before, it says "MARK" nit my UMS and none of my teacher corrected me when I referred to them as marks
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    (Original post by holly1798)
    As i said before, it says "MARK" nit my UMS and none of my teacher corrected me when I referred to them as marks
    Well, people often say 'mark' when actually they mean 'UMS', so that doesnt mean much.Does it just say 'mark'? Or 'mark equivalent' or something? Also I'm pretty sure AQA convert everything into UMS that's why I'm a bit skeptical.
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    (Original post by holly1798)
    As i said before, it says "MARK" nit my UMS and none of my teacher corrected me when I referred to them as marks
    Mine also says MARK but they're still UMS
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    (Original post by holly1798)
    It literally says "MARK" not "UMS"
    UMS are marks; it's "UMS marks" or "raw marks".

    Either it is a raw mark and your teachers have entered it in wrong, or it's a ums mark. The grade is almost certainly not wrong.
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    Do you add both UMS marks together??? Or is it the raw marks you add together to establish the grade
 
 
 
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