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Immafailchem

Should I just drop to academic chem?!

I just got a 29/48 for my internally assessed lab and im freaking out, thats a 60%, and i want to finish with a 85%+++ in the course, has anyone been in my situation and was able to pull it off, otherwise i might just drop to academic chem.

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60% is usually a 5.

85% is a definite 7, usually 7 is above 80%.

Try your best to excel the exams and you still have a chance of getting a 7, but 85% is nearly impossible.

Wait, isn't the school's marks going to be curved up? I mean you are also in Canada and probably in Ontario...

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yeah canada ontario, and a level 7 is 95+ a 60% is a level 3 according to my teacher

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yeah canada ontario, and a level 7 is 95+ a 60% is a level 3 according to my teacher

60% is a school 3 doesn't mean it is an IB 3...unless your school's IA marks are moderated down by a lot.

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I'm from Ontario, Canada as well and it's true. A 60% is definitely an IB-scale 3. At my school, a 7 is 96% or above.

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I'm from Ontario, Canada as well and it's true. A 60% is definitely an IB-scale 3. At my school, a 7 is 96% or above.

A school 3 means a 3 in the IB course at school, because the Ontario course is significantly easier so when converting the Ontario coursework to IB score the grade boundaries are very high. However as OP got a 29/48 in the IA which is part of IB coursework, not Ontario coursework, if the score is the score sent to IB and it does not get moderated down he will get around 5 for the IA part.

In other words: if the score is already the IB score with a bonus for the Ontario course (meaning IB converted to Ontario, not the opposite) then it probably means a 3, but if this is the original IB score then it should be an IB 5.

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