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    (Original post by JackTeh96)
    But the thing is that you have actual grades, whilst we have predicted grades only
    Trinity is an ambitious choice!! I am sure you can make it!
    There is that but there are only like 12 places at Trinity compared with the hundreds that apply to it...
    Good luck to all I suppose! Which college are you looking at?
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    (Original post by The_Top_Hat)
    There is that but there are only like 12 places at Trinity compared with the hundreds that apply to it...
    Good luck to all I suppose! Which college are you looking at?
    Downing..
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    (Original post by The_Top_Hat)
    There is that but there are only like 12 places at Trinity compared with the hundreds that apply to it...
    Good luck to all I suppose! Which college are you looking at?
    (Original post by JackTeh96)
    Downing..
    King's College is worse, only 8 places and the same if not more applicants than Trinity :laugh: good luck to anyone applying there!

    Caius has the largest medicine intake of all the colleges. Guess where I'm applying
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    (Original post by JackTeh96)
    Downing..
    From what I hear, not a bad choice! Good luck!

    (Original post by Clai)
    King's College is worse, only 8 places and the same if not more applicants than Trinity :laugh: good luck to anyone applying there!

    Caius has the largest medicine intake of all the colleges. Guess where I'm applying
    Well as Trinity is the largest college I suppose it takes in a fair few medical applicants as it is but that still probably isn't above 20 so... Chances are so slim!
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    (Original post by The_Top_Hat)
    Well as Trinity is the largest college I suppose it takes in a fair few medical applicants as it is but that still probably isn't above 20 so... Chances are so slim!
    You can see the statistics here: http://www.study.cam.ac.uk/undergrad...ly/statistics/
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    Wait do we have to take the TSA?
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    (Original post by a123a)
    Wait do we have to take the TSA?
    Nope! But BMAT section 1 is similar to the TSA.
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    (Original post by cazmasetro)
    Hola peeps. My name's Callum, and I am going to be a cambridge fresher this october, studying medicine at Downing. I remember how student room helped me a great deal, so I feel like I should give back somehow, so if anyone has any questions about the application process for medicine at Cambridge, quote reply me here or send me a pm, and I'll get back to you. Whether that be the god-awful BMAT or interviews, I'll try my best.
    Hi, Thanks for your information so far. Could you tell us about your interview at Downing college? Did they ask you general questions at all (why you want to become doctor/Medical ethics etc). I came to know that the two interviews are related to A level subjects. Is that true? How do i prepare for interview? Do you recommend any books?
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    (Original post by poppy4)
    Hi, Thanks for your information so far. Could you tell us about your interview at Downing college? Did they ask you general questions at all (why you want to become doctor/Medical ethics etc). I came to know that the two interviews are related to A level subjects. Is that true? How do i prepare for interview? Do you recommend any books?
    Are you applying to Downing?
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    (Original post by lilixxx1000)
    Nope! But BMAT section 1 is similar to the TSA.
    Phew! I thought that was one more thing we had to worry about!
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    Yes, I am applying to Downing
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    (Original post by JackTeh96)
    Are you applying to Downing?
    Yes, I am applying to Downing.
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    (Original post by poppy4)
    Yes, I am applying to Downing.
    Same! thats really cool!
    I assume you are applying to medicine, so how's your stat?
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    Omg genius' everywhere with like 10A*s X_X
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    (Original post by Barbarian King)
    Omg genius' everywhere with like 10A*s X_X
    All up in here with 8.
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    (Original post by The_Top_Hat)
    All up in here with 8.
    And then theres me with 2...
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    Who's filling out the additional personal statement on the SAQ and the box where you say the extra stuff you do? Isn't the latter pointless cos you would've mentioned that in your personal statement anyway???
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    (Original post by aprocrastinator)
    Who's filling out the additional personal statement on the SAQ and the box where you say the extra stuff you do? Isn't the latter pointless cos you would've mentioned that in your personal statement anyway???
    Not at all. The SAQ additional PS is to show why you want to go to Cambridge in particular.
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    (Original post by The_Top_Hat)
    Not at all. The SAQ additional PS is to show why you want to go to Cambridge in particular.
    I was talking about the box where you write the things you did to keep up interest in your subject - surely you would've written those things in your PS? So why write it again?

    But the additional SAQ I understand but I've read that it doesn't matter if you leave the SAQ PS blank, but I do want to write something in it! However I fear I'm going to make loads of grammar/sentence structure errors or something IDK
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    (Original post by aprocrastinator)
    I was talking about the box where you write the things you did to keep up interest in your subject - surely you would've written those things in your PS? So why write it again?

    But the additional SAQ I understand but I've read that it doesn't matter if you leave the SAQ PS blank, but I do want to write something in it! However I fear I'm going to make loads of grammar/sentence structure errors or something IDK
    Well you may want to elaborate on it like I did. 4000 characters in your PS isn't very much so I was happy to have an extra 300!
    I'd just go for it, it isn't nearly as important as the main PS and I didn't really even get mine checked before I submitted my SAQ.
 
 
 
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