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am i the only one who think AS Aqa law results were ********?
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am i the only one who think AS Aqa law results were ********?
In what way?
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In what way?
Like how can I have a really high A in one unit and then an E in one, that I thought went better. (I've never ever gotten an E before)
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Like how can I have a really high A in one unit and then an E in one, that I thought went better. (I've never ever gotten an E before)
Because you didn't revise enough/you're not as good as you thought
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Because you didn't revise enough/you're not as good as you thought
I spent 3 months revising, did every past paper from 2007. Had answered every question in the exam numerous times before. Nobody in my entire class seems to have gotten above a D.
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I spent 3 months revising, did every past paper from 2007. Had answered every question in the exam numerous times before. Nobody in my entire class seems to have gotten above a D.
Poor teaching of that particular unit?
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am i the only one who think AS Aqa law results were ********?
i did those exact same exams as you've said for AS AQA law, and i got a C in both units, almost a B overall.

Maybe the questions just weren't the best for you in your worse unit? Which unit did you get the A and E in?
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If i wasn't clear, i did the exam from this years AS AQA Law.
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I think the grade boundaries in general for AQA law are too high. You literally have to get full marks in the ajority of questions to get an A and with a mark sheme that is so general and based on whether the examiner thinks you were close enough or not, I don't feel that makes much sense. Especially when psychology from the same exam board lets you drop approx 20 marks and still get an A.
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i did those exact same exams as you've said for AS AQA law, and i got a C in both units, almost a B overall.

Maybe the questions just weren't the best for you in your worse unit? Which unit did you get the A and E in?
i got an A in Unit 1, with almost full marks and barely an E in unit 2. The thing is I did every question on that exam apart from one beforehand. I learnt the dates of every case and I had been getting straight A's throughout the year. I not only learnt everything from the book but I used so many other resources. My exam was good. People in my class got A's and U's, something doesn't add up.
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Poor teaching of that particular unit?
Same teacher for a few years, we had straight A's last year!!
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I think the grade boundaries in general for AQA law are too high. You literally have to get full marks in the ajority of questions to get an A and with a mark sheme that is so general and based on whether the examiner thinks you were close enough or not, I don't feel that makes much sense. Especially when psychology from the same exam board lets you drop approx 20 marks and still get an A.
Exactly!! I wish I had known this before I took the subject up!
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i got an A in Unit 1, with almost full marks and barely an E in unit 2. The thing is I did every question on that exam apart from one beforehand. I learnt the dates of every case and I had been getting straight A's throughout the year. I not only learnt everything from the book but I used so many other resources. My exam was good. People in my class got A's and U's, something doesn't add up.
Hmm, that's strange. Especially since you say everyone got A's in the 1st unit and did very badly in the 2nd. Maybe the technique you were taught to write the questions in unit 2 were at fault? Maybe the examiners only allow marks for questions with certain techniques?

Massive guess, i have literally no idea how that can occur.
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Hmm, that's strange. Especially since you say everyone got A's in the 1st unit and did very badly in the 2nd. Maybe the technique you were taught to write the questions in unit 2 were at fault? Maybe the examiners only allow marks for questions with certain techniques?

Massive guess, i have literally no idea how that can occur.

It could be, we're all sending it for a remark. Because last year everyone got A's. Something doesn't really add up.
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It could be, we're all sending it for a remark. Because last year everyone got A's. Something doesn't really add up.
Gotta say, this is the weirdest thing I've heard. To go from A's 1 year to U's the next, it's..... so weird.
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Like how can I have a really high A in one unit and then an E in one, that I thought went better. (I've never ever gotten an E before)
I have no idea, but from past experiences, I don't really trust AQA. I'd try for a remark, people have gained like 30 marks and gone up five grades in a remark before! I might be getting my law 2 paper remarked, or I might just retake
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I have no idea, but from past experiences, I don't really trust AQA. I'd try for a remark, people have gained like 30 marks and gone up five grades in a remark before! I might be getting my law 2 paper remarked, or I might just retake
Oh my god, thank you!!!! This gives me so much hope. I've never experienced a remark personally, I had no clue they could go up so much. Thanks!!
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I have no problem I got 3 A stars but that is so weird.. I mean the one I didn't revise I got lower marks which makes sense but I would be angry if I got lower garde in units that I revised a lot. I would have definitely sent it for remark because sometime you have to trust your work and it is worth paying 50 pound or so
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