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    Subject: Phys NatSci
    College: St. Catz
    Outcome (and conditions): Rejected after being pooled.
    How did you hear? (email/letter/phone/owl): Letter (woken up by my mum waving the letter frantically in my face)
    How do you feel? A mixture of things-annoyed that I overestimated how well my interview went, extremely disappointed in myself as I know I am definitely capable of getting even 4 A*s (even with my 4th irrelevant subject which is English Lit). Also slightly annoyed at myself for letting everyone else's 'you'll definitely get in' seep into me a bit :')

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    Name: Esther
    Country / hometown: Durham
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    Subject: Architecture
    College: St. John's
    Outcome (and conditions): Offer!! 766 at HL with 40 points
    How did you hear? (email/letter/phone/owl): email
    How do you feel? SHOCKED??
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    Subject: Architecture
    College: St. John's
    Outcome (and conditions): Offer!! 766 at HL with 40 points
    How did you hear? (email/letter/phone/owl): email
    How do you feel? SHOCKED??
    Wow I just got mine yesterday! Architecture at Johns with exactly the same condition!
    Subject: Architecture
    College: St. John's
    Outcome (and conditions): 766 at HL with 40 points
    How did you hear? (email/letter/phone/owl): email
    How do you feel? I really thought I messed lots of things in the interview but now I am in! So excited and this is also my first offer!
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    Name: Daniel
    Subject: Classics (3 years)
    College: St John's


    Conditions: apparently unconditional ... I'm a bit surprised since I'm an international student from Austria and I thought they'd want me to take an IELTS/TOEFL exam. Maybe that's specified in the UCAS offer (I haven't received it yet)?

    How did you hear? Email and letter on Monday

    How did you feel? Absolutely great and relieved because I had really set my heart on Cambridge and St John's in particular. I was a bit skeptical about my success because I left one interview thinking that I had acted quite stupidly and that the professor was not really convinced of my abilities - and now, a dream has (almost) come true



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    Subject: Land Economy
    College: J
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    Outcome (and conditions): Offered a place. Conditions: Swiss Matura with an average of a 5.1 and a 5.5 in Maths and Geography.
    How did you hear? (email/letter/phone/owl): From my referee which got my letter as a CC a day before me.
    How do you feel? Holy mother of Jesus. Did I really get a freaking offer O.O


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    Country / hometown: Switzerland, Basel
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    Congratulations! I am from Switzerland as well, but got rejected. Glad to see some Swiss people getting in though
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    (Original post by njth)
    Congratulations! I am from Switzerland as well, but got rejected. Glad to see some Swiss people getting in though
    Nice! Cant find a lot of swiss peps!


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    Decision time is finally here, so here's the annual yay/boo thread. One response in the following format only please, and keep all chat to the other threads.

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    How did you hear? (email/letter/phone/owl):
    How do you feel?


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    Good luck everyone!

    (and if you need something to do while you wait, look over the threads from 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014)
    Subject: Maths with Physics
    College: Pembroke College
    Outcome (and conditions): Conditional Offer (STEP II, III - 1, 1)
    How did you hear? (email/letter/phone/owl): Email on request
    How do you feel? I did not expect this outcome. MIT's rejection last year undermined my spirit and in a way I lost my confidence. So, the very first instants after I received the email I could barely realize what's going on. It will take time for me to fully understand the scale of this letter, and that now I am a Camb man, but so far I am just deeply satisfied and confident in myself enough to tackle new challenges with no fear to fail.

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    Subject: Computer Science
    College: Churchill (1st choice)
    Outcome (and conditions): Unconditional (post A-level)
    How did you hear? (email/letter/phone/owl): Letter at Thursday. The 5 extra days of waiting really bummed me out..
    How do you feel?: I still can't quite wrap my head around it.

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    Name: Andreas
    Country / hometown: Cyprus
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    Subject: Mathematics
    College: St. John's
    Outcome (and conditions): Offer (11 in STEP II and III)
    How did you hear? Email
    How do you feel? I'm very happy. I didn't think my interview went terribly well, and was very prepared for a rejection. I think that maybe my final school results helped me. Either way, the subjectivity is over, now I have to get that 11! Three of my friends who also applied for maths also got offers, two got SS from Trinity, and another got S1 (as well as a few other conditions) from Magdalene after being pooled, but hasn't met the conditions. Hoping he will call them up and see if they mind... he's a good friend and it'd be awesome to have three Aussie friends at Cambridge with me studying maths.

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    Country / Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
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    Subject: History
    College: Magdalene
    Outcome (and conditions): Offer A*A*A (gulp)
    How did you hear? Letter (applied to Clare, pooled, then letter from Magda on Thursday 16th)
    How do you feel? Happy but filled with trepidation about that 2nd pesky A*
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    Hey from Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Subject: HSPS (Human, Social and Political Sciences)
    College: King's
    Outcome and conditions: Conditional Offer for 38 IB Points
    How did you hear: E-mail and then post
    How do you feel: It's completely unreal. I was writing an application for a grant the other day and just putting "University of Cambridge" underneath my name was the craziest thing. Also feeling nervous about meeting the offer! (Even though it is so low it almost seems like a bad practical joke)
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    Hey from Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Subject: HSPS (Human, Social and Political Sciences)
    College: King's
    Outcome and conditions: Conditional Offer for 38 IB Points
    How did you hear: E-mail and then post
    How do you feel: It's completely unreal. I was writing an application for a grant the other day and just putting "University of Cambridge" underneath my name was the craziest thing. Also feeling nervous about meeting the offer! (Even though it is so low it almost seems like a bad practical joke)
    Congratulations on your offer!

    By the way, this is a really long shot but are you ethnically chinese? If so I might have spoken to you for a brief moment in the college hall on the morning of the 12th (I think I asked you whether you were from Singapore)
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    Subject: PGCE Early Years
    College: Homerton
    Outcome (and conditions): Offer (DBS, medical declaration, etc)
    How did you hear? (email/letter/phone/owl): UCAS TT/letter
    How do you feel? Didn't think I'd get in, but... I did
    Country / hometown: Cambridge
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    (Original post by mazzletazzle)
    Subject: History
    College: Magdalene
    Outcome (and conditions): Offer A*A*A (gulp)
    How did you hear? Letter (applied to Clare, pooled, then letter from Magda on Thursday 16th)
    How do you feel? Happy but filled with trepidation about that 2nd pesky A*

    HOw come 2A*?!?
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    (Original post by gnathaniel1)
    HOw come 2A*?!?
    Standard at Magda
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    (Original post by Fanta4TheBanter)
    Subject: Engineering
    College: Sidney Sussex
    Outcome (and conditions): Offer - A*A*AA
    How did you hear? (email/letter/phone/owl): Letter
    How do you feel?: Absolutely over the moon! I'm in a slight state of shock! Can't believe it! Couldn't be any happier right now!

    Country / hometown: Portsmouth, UK
    Congrats on your offer! Wish you the best of luck. I was wondering if you can help me. I have a skype interview at Sidney Sussex and I am really creeped out. Can you please tell me what to expect? And how should I prepare for it? I am really doing my best but I would really appreciate it if you could tell me about any potential questions and any tips for answering them. Thank you in advance! And congratulations once again
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    (Original post by Roman97)
    Congrats on your offer! Wish you the best of luck. I was wondering if you can help me. I have a skype interview at Sidney Sussex and I am really creeped out. Can you please tell me what to expect? And how should I prepare for it? I am really doing my best but I would really appreciate it if you could tell me about any potential questions and any tips for answering them. Thank you in advance! And congratulations once again
    You have an interview now?


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    You have an interview now?


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    They winterpooled me as I had visa issues. And now they sent me a letter for a skype interview.. Any tips?
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    They winterpooled me as I had visa issues. And now they sent me a letter for a skype interview.. Any tips?
    Nerves are the only thing that messed me uo in the end of my first interview. As its on skype might be more comfortable. Just listen carefully to what they ask and say what you are thinking. Try to dismay any nerves as much as possible.


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