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    Right so I thought and my teachers thought I would get 3 A's and B, but got the results today and I got all B's.

    However my Bs in english lang, french and german were all near missed.

    F-239
    G-233
    E-226

    I'm thinking about sending the coursework back for English/ and social contexts paper and then the writing paper for French.

    How much do they cost? If you go up on UMS do you have to pay or is it only if its an actual grade.

    I feel I have choosen the remarks wisely, as they are all fairly subjective papers, so maybe I can pinch a couple of marks.


    ALso is there any chance of getting an A with these results overall after A2.



    Thanks,

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    You be better resitting a module in each than remarking - remarks are £40 and you'd need to remark all 9 modules for the best chances. Just work hard on 3 resit papers.
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    Because I will probably resit quite a few, do I put my predicted grades down on my UCAS?

    Also does it rule any hope of Oxbridge out?


    Thanks for any help guys!

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    If you're taking a subject on to A2, it's likely that your school/college won't certificate it. This means that unis will only know your predicted grades (and module grades, but if you have AAB or ABB there's no way to tell if you got an A or B overall) - if you can convince teachers that resits and A2s will bring you up to AAA, then they'll predict you that and you needn't rule out Oxbridge.

    Good luck with the remarks/resits!
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    I think my school 'cashed in' the grades for my AS this year, what do I put on the UCAS form if I'm resitting? Do I write in the marks I got, and get my tutor to write in my reference that I'm resitting because I was so near the boundary (3 marks in one, 9 in another, and just a really bad exam in a third), or can I just ignore my AS and just write 'A2- pending'?

    Can I make my school un-cash my AS results? Or does that happen automatically when I tell them I want to resit?
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    I'd double-check that, as it's fairly uncommon for schools to cash them in; why pay the fees for AS when you'll be paying to cash in the A2 next year and the AS will be worthless?

    If you're resitting, you can put the grade down as "pending", yes. However, try and get the predicted grades of AAA. I was at a talk given by two Oxford admissions tutors recently, and was told that they try and ignore AS results as much as they can - because so many schools don't cash them in, it's not a level playing field, so they try to go off GCSEs and predicted grades instead. Obviously this will vary between each admissions tutor, but hopefully it should be encouraging.
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    (Original post by rkd)
    I'd double-check that, as it's fairly uncommon for schools to cash them in; why pay the fees for AS when you'll be paying to cash in the A2 next year and the AS will be worthless?
    On my results slip, it has all the UMS, followed by a grade. Like: 76 (a). Apparently that means that the AS has been cashed in? My school never explicitly said that they were doing this though, so could it be that they haven't, and everyone's grades get on the sheet, and I'm just confused?
 
 
 

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