The Official Cambridge Offer Holders Thread 2016 Entry MK II

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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Someone in this article got rejected with A*A*A*A*A from Camb (and their insurance)
    https://www.theguardian.com/educatio...-level-results

    Guess they were a mathmo, missed STEP

    Looking at those grades makes my head hurt
    I didn't need to see that :unimpressed:
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Someone in this article got rejected with A*A*A*A*A from Camb (and their insurance)
    https://www.theguardian.com/educatio...-level-results

    Guess they were a mathmo, missed STEP

    Looking at those grades makes my head hurt
    They probably flopped STEP big time.
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    (Original post by Insight314)
    They probably flopped STEP big time.
    Is there a U grade in STEP?
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    (Original post by Insight314)
    They probably flopped STEP big time.
    You cant say that. They may well have got 1,2. The Alevel results will not sway their decisions on missed offers or summer pool spots. Essentially everyone who misses their offer does because of step and very many get 3,4,5 or even 6 A*s
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Is there a U grade in STEP?
    S,1,2,3,U
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Someone in this article got rejected with A*A*A*A*A from Camb (and their insurance)
    https://www.theguardian.com/educatio...-level-results

    Guess they were a mathmo, missed STEP

    Looking at those grades makes my head hurt
    Yes I'm guessing they missed STEP badly and maybe the A was in a required A* subject like FM. Cambridge would forgive the A in FM if they had hit STEP, and the insurance (probably Warwick) was strict on the A-level requirement.

    And there's no point doing 5 A-levels if it compromises your ability to meet a 3 A-level Offer...
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    (Original post by newblood)
    You cant say that. They may well have got 1,2. The Alevel results will not sway their decisions on missed offers or summer pool spots. Essentially everyone who misses their offer does because of step and very many get 3,4,5 or even 6 A*s
    I doubt they would've also missed their insurance if they got the likes of 1,2.

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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Someone in this article got rejected with A*A*A*A*A from Camb (and their insurance)
    https://www.theguardian.com/educatio...-level-results

    Guess they were a mathmo, missed STEP

    Looking at those grades makes my head hurt
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    (Original post by newblood)
    S,1,2,3,U
    I see
    (Original post by jneill)
    Yes I'm guessing they missed STEP badly and maybe the A was in a required A* subject like FM. Cambridge would forgive the A in FM if they had hit STEP, and (probably Warwick) was strict on the A-level requirement.

    And there's no point doing 5 A-levels if it compromises your ability to meet a 3 A-level Offer...
    Tip for any prospective applicants reading this!
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    (Original post by fa991)
    I doubt they would've also missed their insurance if they got the likes of 1,2.

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    That is true. They could have gotten anywhere from 2,2 downards.

    My point is that many (hundreds) will have excellent alevels, all A*s, and missed their offers due to STEP but it doesnt mean they obtained a terrible score.

    Sadly, the Alevel grades are practically negligible at this stage, only carrying importance if they have been missed
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    A positive of me missing my offer is that I won't have to see that ugly pic I sent to Newnham of myself ever again
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    A positive of me missing my offer is that I won't have to see that ugly pic I sent to Newnham of myself ever again
    I remember the sinking feeling when I realised the SAQ picture would be on my student card...
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    (Original post by alow)
    I remember the sinking feeling when I realised the SAQ picture would be on my student card...
    I don't even know what's worse. I took a pic at my insurance for a temporary library card and my friends are telling me that goes on my ID.
    At least in the SAQ pic my eyes look the same size.
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    A positive of me missing my offer is that I won't have to see that ugly pic I sent to Newnham of myself ever again
    Lol! I literally took a little selfie from my sitting room, didn't realise its significance
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    A positive of me missing my offer is that I won't have to see that ugly pic I sent to Newnham of myself ever again
    hahaha XD Stealing my rep
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    (Original post by newblood)
    You cant say that. They may well have got 1,2. The Alevel results will not sway their decisions on missed offers or summer pool spots. Essentially everyone who misses their offer does because of step and very many get 3,4,5 or even 6 A*s
    Then theres me.
    A*A*BB after 3yrs of a levels.
    Im a ****ing retard.


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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    A positive of me missing my offer is that I won't have to see that ugly pic I sent to Newnham of myself ever again
    If only I had known that they use it for your ID card...
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    (Original post by alow)
    I remember the sinking feeling when I realised the SAQ picture would be on my student card...
    well thank **** im not going to cambridge coz i look like an actual terrorist in that pic
 
 
 
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