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Edit: I can't believe it, I am actually first on a thread!

Grade boundaries (marks out of 120):
==========S========1==========2========3========U
STEP I:===102======-75=========60========41=======0
STEP II:===95=======74=========65========31=======0
STEP III:==-88=======64=========55========32=======0

Predicted (before sitting exam):
STEP I - 1
STEP II - 2
STEP III - 1
Predicted (after sitting exam):
STEP I - 2
STEP II - 1
STEP III - 1
Actual:
STEP I - S (112)
STEP II - S (110)
STEP III - S (111)
STEP Offer: 1, 1 in II, III

University: Cambridge/Warwick

Course: Maths/Pure Maths

Destination: Cambridge

Comments: Holy ****. Slightly better than getting to the thread first. . Gonna be an all nighter now, too excited to sleep.

Question choices
STEP I: 1,2,3,7,8,10 in full; 4,13, and another, in part
STEP II: 1,3,6,7,8,13 in full; 2,4 in part
STEP III: 1,3,4,8,11,12 in full; 2 in part

Note that I did more than 6 questions in all three exams, even though only your best 6 answers matter. It does waste some time and effort, but I panicked, and found it easier to take time off questions when I was stuck. My style is to work quickly, rather than going into "the zone", though, so this might not work for you as a strategy.

Despite complex numbers and inequalities usually being strengths of mine, I failed to make progress on some questions of those styles.

Before my exams, I actually thought that I'd just focus on the pure section, although I would give mechanics and statistics a glance over.

However, I would strongly advise future STEPpers to give the mechanics and statistics sections a fair chance; they are sometimes ridiculously easy. Some years, you can get lots of marks for stating elementary knowledge. However, don't rely on them; they cover a much wider syllabus than pure questions, and there are only a few of them, so I agree that you should put most effort into revising the pure section, especially if you do not have much time to learn extra mechanics and statistics.

Proof (mainly for myself!)

Sorry about the attachments; I initially edited the images out of the spoiler, now I can't get rid of them from being obnoxiously full-sized at the bottom of my post. Stupid TSR.
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Template Post for STEP Results
What did you think you'd get?
• STEP I -
• STEP II -
• STEP III -
What did you get?
• STEP I -
• STEP II -
• STEP III -
STEP Offer (if applicable):

University and Course:

4. What did you think you'd get?
• STEP I - 90 (1)
• STEP II - 68 (2)
• STEP III - 73 (1)
What did you get?
• STEP I - 1 (97)
• STEP II - 1 (82) [I genuinely don't know how...]
• STEP III - 1 (72)
STEP Offer (if applicable): 1, 1 in II, III

University and Course: Cambridge/Warwick Maths.

5. What did you think you'd get?
• STEP I - 1 (75)
• STEP II - 1 (74)
• STEP III - S (87)
What did you get?
• STEP I -
• STEP II -
• STEP III -
STEP Offer (if applicable): 1,1 in II, III.
University and Course: Cambridge, Mathematics with Physics

Comments and Reactions: The grades above are calculated by grade boundary estimations of shamika, physicsmaths and other lads. Probably missing the grade 1 in STEP I and II, and thus being rejected by Cambridge. The S grade in STEP III is quite unlikely.
6. Predicted (after sitting exam):
STEP I - 90 (1)
STEP II - 89 (1)
STEP III - 82(1)
Actual result :
STEP I -
STEP II -
STEP III -
STEP Offer: S,1 in any order in II, III

University: Cambridge

Course: Mathematics

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7. What did you think you'd get?
STEP I - 1
STEP II - 1/2
STEP III - No idea

What did you get?
STEP I -1 (96)
STEP II - 1 (89)
STEP III - 1 (65)

STEP Offer (if applicable): 1, 1 in II, III

University and Course: Cambridge maths

Comments and Reactions: I better not miss the A Level offer now... It's been a pleasure STEPping with you all. Without your support and wisdom there is no way I would have gotten 111.
8. What did you think you'd get?
• STEP I - 2 or 3
• STEP II - S
• STEP III - 1 or 2, it was STEP III that gave me the most worry, as I knew I did well in STEP II
What did you get?
• STEP I - S
• STEP II - S
• STEP III - 1
STEP Offer (if applicable): 1, 1 in STEP II, III

University and Course: St John's, Cambridge for Mathematics

Comments and Reactions: Just very happy. Quite suprised by the S in STEP I, that most probably has to do with low grade boundaries.
9. What did you think you'd get?
STEP I - S
STEP II - 1/2
STEP III - 1/2

What did you get?
STEP I - S
STEP II - 1
STEP III - 2 (3 marks off S)

STEP Offer (if applicable): 1, 1 in II, III

University and Course: Cambridge maths (Warwick as insurance)

Comments and Reactions: That was actually a lot better than I thought, I really hope that's good enough to get in, not sure I'll sleep much tonight now!
10. What did you think you'd get?•STEP I -•STEP II -1•STEP III - 2What did you get?•STEP I -•STEP II -S•STEP III - 1STEP Offer (if applicable):11University and Course:Maths at CambridgeComments and Reactions:
11. Prediction:
STEP II - 109/120
STEP III - 116/120

Actual:
STEP II - 112/120
STEP III - 113/120

Maths at Cambridge, provided my A-Levels behave. Rather happy (even if step iii wasn't quite as good as hoped, but it would be silly to complain about it :-/)*
12. What did you think you'd get?
• STEP I - 65
• STEP II - 65
• STEP III - n/a
What did you get?
• STEP I - 76 (1)
• STEP II - 55 (3)
• STEP III - n/a
STEP Offer (if applicable): n/a

University and Course: n/a

Thank god I didnt need step, it was fun to do some harder maths though
13. [QUOTE=physicsmaths;67011144]Predicted (after sitting exam):
STEP I - 90 (1)
STEP II - 89 (1)
STEP III - 82(1)
Actual result :
STEP I -93 (1)
STEP II - 87(1)
STEP III - 78(1)
STEP Offer: S,1 in any order in II, III

University: Cambridge

Course: Mathematics

Rather nuetral as I have missed my offer. Hoping for the best in (hopefully) the pool.

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14. What did you think you'd get?

STEP I -91 (1)
STEP II -83 (1)
STEP III - 71 (1)

What did you get?
STEP I -95 (1)
STEP II - 88 (1)
STEP III - 73 (1)

STEP Offer (if applicable): 1,1 in STEP II and III

University and Course: Cam

Comments and Reactions: Surprised and happy
15. What did you think you'd get?
STEP II - S
STEP III - 1/S

What did you get?
STEP II - S (104)
STEP III - 1 (86, 2 marks off S!)

STEP Offer (if applicable):
1, 1 in II, III

University and Course:
Cambridge Maths

It's a great relief to have my STEP results so there can't be any surprises.
Won't lie I'm a little disappointed by III but I made my offer so
16. What did you think you'd get?
• STEP II - 1
• STEP III - 1
What did you get?
• STEP II - 2 (73...)
• STEP III - 1 (80!)
STEP Offer (if applicable):
1, 2

University and Course:
Cambridge CompSci with Maths

Very happy, just hoping my A-levels are fine now.
17. What did you think you'd get?
STEP I - 1
STEP II - 2
STEP III - 1

What did you get?
STEP I - 1 (91)
STEP II - 1 (80)
STEP III - S (93)

STEP Offer (if applicable): X, 1, 1

University and Course:Cambridge Mathematics (Trinity) (G100)

Absolutely thrilled! Bring on results day!
18. Step 1- prediction 68 - actual 84 (1)
Step 2- prediction 23 - actual 53 (3)

Offer - AAA+ 2 in step oR A*AA

Comments - I AM IN SHOCKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
19. STEP I Prediction 70
STEP I Actual 100
20. Predicted (before sitting exam):
STEP II - S
STEP III - S
Predicted (after sitting exam):
STEP II - S
STEP III - 1
Actual:
STEP II - S (114)
STEP III - S (101)

STEP Offer: 1, 1 in II, III

Course: Maths

Destination: Cambridge

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