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    (Original post by Zacken)
    85/90+
    I am sure someone who get 90+ on the MAT can easily get 1 on STEP as well.
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    (Original post by ForeignStudent32)
    Perhaps you are not very familiar with Oxford's system. There is something called admission tests that most of us have to take after applying.
    Us cambridge lads did your 'MAT' walk in park, smashed it twice 😂.


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    (Original post by Zacken)
    I can tell that you don't know what implications are.
    I can tell that you lack common sense because someone applying for Economy would not even bother looking at STEP.
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Us cambridge lads did your 'MAT' walk in park, smashed it twice 😂.


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    But you are not from Cambridge.
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    (Original post by ForeignStudent32)
    But you are not from Cambridge.
    He will be.
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    (Original post by ForeignStudent32)
    But you are not from Cambridge.
    He is a Cambridge applicant...

    Edit: As above.
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    (Original post by ForeignStudent32)
    Maybe he had a bad day.
    I do admit i think on any other day i probably would have got a 1 but I did not. I still think oxford should bring back there step papers that they used to do, they were brilliant.
    I missed my offer by a long way though in step III, so maybe i was not good enough at the time. Although I am certain I will achieve a certain notorious grade this time round....


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    (Original post by ForeignStudent32)
    But you are not from Cambridge.
    I mean applicants ofcourse. This is mild fun btw. I honestly think people who get 80-90 in Mat in yr 12 are good enough to get cambridge offers but meeting them is probably a different story as its not just about skill its about exam practice and speed and skill over 2 papers which have a breadth of topics.


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    I do admit i think on any other day i probably would have got a 1 but I did not. I still think oxford should bring back there step papers that they used to do, they were brilliant.
    I missed my offer by a long way though in step III, so maybe i was not good enough at the time. Although I am certain I will achieve a certain notorious grade this time round....


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    Which proves my point. People who get 90+ MAT should be able to get 1s on STEP unless having a bad day. And vice versa. Just because STEP is harder does not mean it is harder to get in Cambridge, since you need a higher mark on MAT to get in Oxford.

    Physicsmath typed it before I did.
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    (Original post by ArtyQuell)
    I made an open application (as I thought I would let serendipity chance her arm) and was given St Edmund Hall which I am soo happy with! You?
    Ahh cool applied for classics and english at brasenose (didn't realise how popular it was so now slightly regretting it!)
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    Ahh cool applied for classics and english at brasenose (didn't realise how popular it was so now slightly regretting it!)
    But look on the bright side; if you do get an interview/offer from Brasenose in such a busy year then what an achievement that would be!
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    (Original post by ForeignStudent32)
    Which proves my point. People who get 90+ MAT should be able to get 1s on STEP unless having a bad day. And vice versa. Just because STEP is harder does not mean it is harder to get in Cambridge, since you need a higher mark on MAT to get in Oxford.

    Physicsmath typed it before I did.
    The implication does not work both ways imo.


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    The implication does not work both ways imo.


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    However, you get a whole year more to prep for STEP. And people would prep harder for STEP since it is the last hurdle. while MAT is not the last hurdle, and there is still the interview. Unless you blow the MAT up with your score.
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    (Original post by ArtyQuell)
    But look on the bright side; if you do get an interview/offer from Brasenose in such a busy year then what an achievement that would be!
    The applicant will be allocated if there are too much applicants.
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    (Original post by ForeignStudent32)
    However, you get a whole year more to prep for STEP. And people would prep harder for STEP since it is the last hurdle. while MAT is not the last hurdle, and there is still the interview. Unless you blow the MAT up with your score.
    And even then 50% fail to hit the STEP requirement - despite working flat out on it for months. STEP is tough...
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    (Original post by ForeignStudent32)
    The applicant will be allocated if there are too much applicants.
    That is true, but the statement of possible achievement still stands.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    And even then 50% fail to hit the STEP requirement - despite working flat out on it for months. STEP is tough...
    What is the percentage of people getting conditional STEP offer?
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    (Original post by ArtyQuell)
    That is true, but the statement of possible achievement still stands.
    Yeah, but the applicant doesnt need to be so worried.
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    Haha, this is kinda sad guys. Does arguing about which of Cambridge/Oxford is better really matter?
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    (Original post by thechemistress)
    Haha, this is kinda sad guys. Does arguing about which of Cambridge/Oxford is better really matter?
    Yh what else we gona do whilst waiting for interview replies lol


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