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    I got B in both English and Literature. I really wanted A's, I even expected myself to get them which is why I'm pretty disappointed. I got 68 for English and an A is 70, so I'm two marks away. I got 64 for Literature and an A is 67, so yeah. Both marks are very close to an A and I was wondering if it's a good idea or not to send them both back? Can my marks be cut to the point where I drop a grade and get a C? And do you think it's worth it? Because it is rather pricey as well but I will do it if it seems like a good idea.
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    (Original post by bookooo)
    I got B in both English and Literature. I really wanted A's, I even expected myself to get them which is why I'm pretty disappointed. I got 68 for English and an A is 70, so I'm two marks away. I got 64 for Literature and an A is 67, so yeah. Both marks are very close to an A and I was wondering if it's a good idea or not to send them both back? Can my marks be cut to the point where I drop a grade and get a C? And do you think it's worth it? Because it is rather pricey as well but I will do it if it seems like a good idea.
    Remarks are always with some risk. There's no threshold so if the examiner decides your Bs are Cs, that judgement is final and irreversible. Both of your grades are still fantastic and very well done to you! As you said, there is such a small gap so it's really all down to whether you want to take that risk. It is your choice entirely!

    Best of luck,
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    (Original post by bookooo)
    I got B in both English and Literature. I really wanted A's, I even expected myself to get them which is why I'm pretty disappointed. I got 68 for English and an A is 70, so I'm two marks away. I got 64 for Literature and an A is 67, so yeah. Both marks are very close to an A and I was wondering if it's a good idea or not to send them both back? Can my marks be cut to the point where I drop a grade and get a C? And do you think it's worth it? Because it is rather pricey as well but I will do it if it seems like a good idea.
    It's unlikely you'll move down a grade but the re-mark process has changed this year so marks are only changed if there is a 'significant error' by the original marker. This makes it less likely that marks will move up by small amounts.

    By all means have a go but don't expect too much.

    Let us know what happens.
 
 
 
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