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    (Original post by 11234)
    Its nearing the end of September and I still havent decided on a college to apply to for maths. I've looked at the big ones i.e. trinity and kings and they look amazing but i fear that i wont make the cut. Is there too much of a difference between colleges and if so how do i decide? My A-level maths and fm grades are below so would relaly appreciate any feedback:

    (I was stupid enough to do c1 and c2 in y10 so these are what i got)
    c1=80 c2=70
    (then i resat in y11 someone pls tell me if they'll ignore previous results)
    c1=c2=c3=c4=s1=m1=d1=100
    y12: fp1=fp2=m2=100 s2=96


    Many thnx
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      boi congrats what did you get in step?
      click me name... you be taken to a page which has some info bout me.
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      What's class size?

      And there are millions of tiny differences between each college, I can't possibly list them all.
      from that I'm guessing its nothing like school then....So how big are the class that you study with or come to lectures with i.e. equivalent to school lessons (forgive me I'm a big noob when it comes to knowing about uni life and stuff)
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      from that I'm guessing its nothing like school then....So how big are the class that you study with or come to lectures with i.e. equivalent to school lessons (forgive me I'm a big noob when it comes to knowing about uni life and stuff)
      Approximately 230 people.
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      click me name... you be taken to a page which has some info bout me.
      boi what do you mean "with those ums" you got near enough 100s across the board
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      click me name... you be taken to a page which has some info bout me.
      "SS1" You took all the STEP papers?
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      (Original post by Zacken)
      Approximately 230 people.
      does it vary from college to college or are all mathmos stuffed into 1 lecture hall
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      (Original post by 11234)
      are all mathmos stuffed into 1 lecture hall
      yes
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        boi what do you mean "with those ums" you got near enough 100s across the board
        listen m8 you did well.
        let me tell you, getting an offer at cambridge for maths isn't extremely difficult, STEP is your hardest obstacle.
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          boi what do you mean "with those ums" you got near enough 100s across the board
          btw, I'm not trying to make you complacent, but I think that cambridge use your ums as an indicator, and you do have good ums
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          (Original post by EricPiphany)
          btw, I'm not trying to make you complacent, but I think that cambridge use your ums as an indicator, and you do have good ums
          But the interview is what scares meand I'm guessing they put a lot of weighting onto that. Trinity's pre interview test had annoying time constraints
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          (Original post by Zacken)
          @OP, don't worry about competitiveness of the college, apply to one that you like the feel and look of.
          Look at accom etc aswell.



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          (Original post by physicsmaths)
          Look at accom etc aswell.



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          If only you knew what awaited you :'(
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          If only you knew what awaited you :'(
          why whats accom like
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          (Original post by 11234)
          why whats accom like
          without specifics, just don't apply to homerton
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          If only you knew what awaited you :'(
          Lmao, ikr.
          I discourage people to apply to homerton.



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