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AS grades and predictions for medicine

So you know how (most) universities use your AS end of year 12 grades for predicted year 13 grades? I think I heard something about universities increasing your grades by one grade, for this purpose? So if you got an A at AS for a given subject, would you be predicted an A* for end of year 13? So a B would result in predicted A for year 13? Is that how this works?
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Original post by alex2433
So you know how (most) universities use your AS end of year 12 grades for predicted year 13 grades? I think I heard something about universities increasing your grades by one grade, for this purpose? So if you got an A at AS for a given subject, would you be predicted an A* for end of year 13? So a B would result in predicted A for year 13? Is that how this works?


Your school predicts your A level grades, not the university
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Original post by GANFYD
Your school predicts your A level grades, not the university


Oh I see thank you, it's just I thought universities raised your year 12 mock grades by 1 grade, but as you say I think my school does that
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Original post by alex2433
Oh I see thank you, it's just I thought universities raised your year 12 mock grades by 1 grade, but as you say I think my school does that


Unis will not know what your mock grades are. Your school will have a process for predicting your grades and this is what unis look at

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