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    Unclassified, ie. a fail.
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    It means you failed (as opposed to D=Distinction, M=Merit), along with over half the people who took them:

    http://education.guardian.co.uk/alev...285758,00.html
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    Could someone please tell me what the minimum for a distinction is? I think the score's out of 60. My teacher told me I had a distinction in AEA Economics, but didn't tell me the score.
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    Lolz I still don't know what I got for my silly AEA.
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    I've got U in physics AEA....
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    U means you failed to meet the standard for a Merit
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    oh thx. i didn't take an AEA im just doing gcses and i saw someone mention they got a U and wondered what it meant. do any unis actually ask for AEAs?
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    (Original post by tango1)
    oh thx. i didn't take an AEA im just doing gcses and i saw someone mention they got a U and wondered what it meant. do any unis actually ask for AEAs?
    sometimes
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    (Original post by tango1)
    do any unis actually ask for AEAs?
    Only if you opt to do them, and even then, it'll be as an alternative, rather than in addition, to your A Levels - e.g. you might get an AAB offer, or ABB with pass in an AEA.
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    (Original post by shiny)
    sometimes
    I haven't heard of unis asking "AAA + Merit in AEA ____" ?
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    (Original post by Jools)
    I haven't heard of unis asking "AAA + Merit in AEA ____" ?
    You get the odd Cambridge college asking for it. So not unis but uni
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    (Original post by Jools)
    I haven't heard of unis asking "AAA + Merit in AEA ____" ?
    i think crana needs AAAA and distinction in AEA for camb, and oxford asks for them sometimes too.

    u means ultra good.
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    I failed both mine. Ah well, doesn't concern me one bit!
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    Eeek!! I have a Merit ..... not too happy with it, but it's alright.

    (Original post by lilsunflower)
    Eeek!! I have a Merit ..... not too happy with it, but it's alright.
    ???
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    (Original post by magiccarpet)
    i think crana needs AAAA and distinction in AEA for camb, and oxford asks for them sometimes too.
    Whilst I definitely agree the top unis need a new way of differentiating between the best candidates, demanding a Distinction in AEA is over the top. Imagine someone's stress levels knowing their future depends on one very random exam which could go either way.
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    All of the Oxbridge Geographers at my school (there are 6 of us) failed their AEAs, bar one who achieved a merit. I'm framing my 'U' certficate!
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    Sorry to ask again, but what's the minimum for a distinction (out of 60) in an AEA?
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    lol, AEA Irish must be about the least popular exam in existence. And why do they put "classical subjects" as opposed to "Latin" (which is the only classical subject available at AEA)?
 
 
 
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