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    I know a new system has been put in place (which is SO stupid might I add!) about remarks and how they are only essentially looking at the quality of the marking and if they think the examiner is following it instead of remarking from scratch.

    But the thing is, I was predicted AAA and my course for university required AAA but however, I got AAB with 3UMS overall away from an A but thankfully my firm university still accepted me and I now have a place at my dream uni on my dream course. I guess it doesn't matter if I got a B but I know I could have done better and I was so close to the A. Knowing myself, I will always be wondering "what if?" and I would hate to have any niggling doubts at the back of my mind.

    I know I don't really have a lot to lose (apart from £45!) because if my marks somehow go down, I'd still be in a safe B.

    Reading this back it sounds like I already have my mind made but my school's exam officer said to take the weekend to think it over and then tell her my final decision on Monday so I guess I'm just looking for other thoughts and opinions. She told me that they'd be strict as it's the first year this new rule is in place and there's a high chance it will not budge, especially it being English Literature.

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    It won't make a difference though. If it's really bothering you pay to get your paper back and go through it with your teacher and the pay to remark. I wouldn't bother though. Congrats btw#
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    (Original post by MessyEffy)
    I know a new system has been put in place (which is SO stupid might I add!) about remarks and how they are only essentially looking at the quality of the marking and if they think the examiner is following it instead of remarking from scratch.

    But the thing is, I was predicted AAA and my course for university required AAA but however, I got AAB with 3UMS overall away from an A but thankfully my firm university still accepted me and I now have a place at my dream uni on my dream course. I guess it doesn't matter if I got a B but I know I could have done better and I was so close to the A. Knowing myself, I will always be wondering "what if?" and I would hate to have any niggling doubts at the back of my mind.

    I know I don't really have a lot to lose (apart from £45!) because if my marks somehow go down, I'd still be in a safe B.

    Reading this back it sounds like I already have my mind made but my school's exam officer said to take the weekend to think it over and then tell her my final decision on Monday so I guess I'm just looking for other thoughts and opinions. She told me that they'd be strict as it's the first year this new rule is in place and there's a high chance it will not budge, especially it being English Literature.

    All thoughts are welcome
    I'd just leave it tbh - spend the money celebrating getting into Uni instead.
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