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    Hi, I was thinking about getting a remark for my biology unit 3 as I have noticed that if my mark goes up by 5 it'll change the ums mark by 15!!!
    Is it true that ocr marks their tests very thoroughly and by two people and that getting a remark from them is pointless and a waste of money as they mark them too well. Is it worth a shot?
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    You need to bear in mind that your marks could go down 15 UMS marks as well. Re-marks are tricky and this year tougher than ever. Exam boards are only changing marks if there is a true mistake rather than a difference of opinion. I would only recommend a re-mark if it REALLY matters. Say you have a D and need a C. OCR have good—thorough examiners (and they're expensive for re-marks).
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    if it doesnt change the grade for the better then dont tell them to remark it look at the grade boundaries.
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    Having my ums go down by 15 would be bad but my overall grade would stay the same. Does anyone know if I will have time to only remark one paper and wait for the results of that paper before requesting a remark on another paper?
 
 
 
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