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The Student Room helps to alleviate concerns as Results Day looms and millions of educational pathways hang in the balance

In a poll published by @thestudentroom and attracting over 1,000 responses, over 60% of students felt unsure or worried in the run up to A-Level and GCSE Results Day – with only 10% feeling very confident.  This may come as no surprise given the ambiguity over the last few months around how grades will be awarded, as well the concerns over possible downgrading from the regulating board Ofqual and some confusion over the process to appeal.

The Student Room finds that as many as one in two students are confused over how their exams will be graded this summer

@thestudentroom poll - @Ofqual's latest announcements around Summer 2020 grading, and how they plan to standardise by taking the grade teachers believe the student was most likely to get and ordering by performance, for each grade and each subject - at every school and college - has thrown many students into a deeper confusion of understanding how their grades will be decided.

The Student Room launches ‘TSR Answers’ to provide information and support to millions of students, in a bid to tackle anxieties triggered by COVID-19

The UK’s largest online student community @thestudentroom has launched a new weekly online event ‘TSR Answers’  to help alleviate the growing anxieties and concerns that have come about post the coronavirus outbreak. 

77% spike in student conversations around anxiety & depression

@TheStudentRoom finds student conversations around anxiety and mental health at an all-time high, impacted greatly by the disruption and uncertainty surrounding their education A poll set up by ​The Student Room​, the largest online student community, to help identify key factors impacting on student wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic, attracted over 4300 votes and found ​uncertainty around education ​was the greatest cause of concern. 

Predicted grades could become a thing of the past

Students at ​@TheStudentRoom respond to the @OfficeStudents proposals announced to scrap predicted grades, and the ongoing debate around 'conditional’  unconditional offers  As part of a review of the university admissions process being carried out by the ​Office for Students (OfS),​ predicted grades could become a thing of the past.    

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