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    Hi,
    I am in an annoying position of being informed that I was 1 point away from the next grade for A level Psychology (from a B grade),so thought it may be good to get it checked.The deadline is tomorrow which is already risky,but I also worry about going down a grade. Would it be possible to go down by 28 marks for a subject (there were 3 exams in total)? I know I can't do much,just see what happens,but maybe someone knows or was previously in a similar situation c:

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    (Original post by ewisniewska)
    Hi,
    I am in an annoying position of being informed that I was 1 point away from the next grade for A level Psychology (from a B grade),so thought it may be good to get it checked.The deadline is tomorrow which is already risky,but I also worry about going down a grade. Would it be possible to go down by 28 marks for a subject (there were 3 exams in total)? I know I can't do much,just see what happens,but maybe someone knows or was previously in a similar situation c:

    Thankss in advance
    No it is very unlikely, unless your examiner was drunk or high on drugs. If it does go up or down it will be by one or two marks. There was a time when people would go up 20 marks occasionally but exam boards now have technology to monitor marking quality. But dont get your hopes up. 1 mark may seem like nothing, I was 1 mark off an A in a subject, got a remark and stayed the same. I think only 1% go up. But go for it there is no harm in trying.

    Is there a uni place involved?
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    (Original post by ewisniewska)
    Hi,
    I am in an annoying position of being informed that I was 1 point away from the next grade for A level Psychology (from a B grade),so thought it may be good to get it checked.The deadline is tomorrow which is already risky,but I also worry about going down a grade. Would it be possible to go down by 28 marks for a subject (there were 3 exams in total)? I know I can't do much,just see what happens,but maybe someone knows or was previously in a similar situation c:

    Thankss in advance
    You are much less likely to go down by that much. If its important then id go for it notwithstanding only a small % upgrade because they find a genuine mistake.
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    No it is very unlikely, unless your examiner was drunk or high on drugs. If it does go up or down it will be by one or two marks. There was a time when people would go up 20 marks occasionally but exam boards now have technology to monitor marking quality. But dont get your hopes up. 1 mark may seem like nothing, I was 1 mark off an A in a subject, got a remark and stayed the same. I think only 1% go up. But go for it there is no harm in trying.

    Is there a uni place involved?
    haha
    Thanks for your response.
    Well,I luckily got a place in my firm,though I was one grade below the entry requirement.However,I was thinking of exchanging university if my first year doesn't go well,so a change of a grade may have an impact on this from what I've read.
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    (Original post by ewisniewska)
    haha
    Thanks for your response.
    Well,I luckily got a place in my firm,though I was one grade below the entry requirement.However,I was thinking of exchanging university if my first year doesn't go well,so a change of a grade may have an impact on this from what I've read.
    Yeah id go for it then as even if you went down 10 marks a employer or future uni isnt going to ask for UMS. And if you go up one I guess it gives flexibility. Wish you good luck!
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    Yeah id go for it then as even if you went down 10 marks a employer or future uni isnt going to ask for UMS. And if you go up one I guess it gives flexibility. Wish you good luck!
    Thanks again,I doubted that anyone would reply to this haha
    Well,I hope things will and are going in a good direction for you c:
 
 
 

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