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    I've just got back the results, and am predicted C's . Way below what i hope to achieve. I am a hard worker, and am qute disheartened by these results, everyone else seemed to do well...

    How accurate are they from your experiences?
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    absolute bull. i was predicted E's in subjects, at the time, i was getting B's in
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    I'm going to say accurate... because I did really well on it!
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    What is ALIS, if I don't sound too stupid... :o:
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    for me it didn't work, i was predicted straight B's and C's and i received 5A's at A level
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    i was predicted EEE!!!

    and i got BBC ..... dont worry about it...

    ther soo damn unrealistic
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    It's full of ****.
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    I was predicted BBBBB, got AAAAA.
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    Absoulte ********.
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    Distinctly inaccurate. I was given CCDD, and I've just been predicted ABB. Hmm.. I think not.
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    Absolute ******** - and I have a feeling that the school pays for them too
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    It's not ********, but most people get the wrong idea of them. They're not hard and fast predictions of what you should be getting! They're estimates, based on your GCSE performance, of what grade you are capable of achieving, based on statistics from the past X number of years.

    Do not think that because you got high ALIS targets you can relax and will get good grades.

    Do not think that because you got low ALIS targets that you can't get good grades.


    Just work hard, do your best and ignore them. They're little more than a distraction and interesting statistical experiment.

    I have friends who've had really high ALIS grades then totally flunked A levels (myself included to an extent) and vice versa. They're not important in the slightest, what's important is your work ethic and the amount of hard work you put in.
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    And yes, schools do pay for them, rather a lot in fact.
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    (Original post by inksplodge)
    What is ALIS, if I don't sound too stupid... :o:
    It's an online test that tests general numeracy and literacy skills (from what i can remember). Some schools use them to help get an idea of a student's abilities at A Level standard and use them to predict AS grades.

    I'm not too sure how they work, all I know is I have most likely failed where any maths was concerned. Egh, bad times.
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    Really inaccurate, they've underestimated pupils in my school by 1-2 grades at least the last few years - so I wouldn't trust them at all.
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    They aren't great to be honest. A test like ALIS cannot say how hard a student is going to work (or not in my case, lol). My friend got predicted Cs and Ds in it and has just applied to Oxford to do Langauges. Mine predicted me Bs and Cs and I haven't got anything below an A.
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    It's all rubbish. I got 7A*'s/4A's at GCSE and it told me I'd get CCCD at AS.

    I wouldn't worry about it.
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    They're ********. It predicted me an A in A Level Dance. I didn't even do A Level Dance.
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    My ALPS score (which I think is slightly different but the same principle - add up GCSE points and then get an average which translates into a grade) was a B.
    I've just been predicted AAB Distinction so I suppose it's not too bad.

    How can I work out my ALIS?
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    Haha....ummm I was predicted to fail 3 of my AS subjects and get a Grade E in the other. Needless to say, I did ever so slightly better.
 
 
 
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