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    (Original post by jchap9776)
    my maths based interview for econ is only 20mins long so they'd struggle fitting in much STEP
    Ooh have you got more than one interview? I've got one 25 minute interview


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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Ooh have you got more than one interview? I've got one 25 minute interview


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    You have one interview?? I have 3!!
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Ooh have you got more than one interview? I've got one 25 minute interview


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    yeah I have one where you get the pre-written text and I think that one lasts 30 min, then a maths based one lasting 20 minish
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    (Original post by oreoenthusiast)
    You have one interview?? I have 3!!
    Ooh which college is that? I don't know whether just having one is good or bad though like what if I don't show off my skills enough hmm


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    (Original post by jchap9776)
    yeah I have one where you get the pre-written text and I think that one lasts 30 min, then a maths based one lasting 20 minish
    Oooh that's cool, quite clear what sort of prep to do then I guess


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    (Original post by Boy_wonder_95)
    :lolwut:. Where did you get this figure from?

    Last time I checked the average was 634. http://www.thecompleteuniversityguid...gs?s=economics (Look under Entry Standards)
    Ive read it wrong, but here it says the average is 560 http://university.which.co.uk/univer...000-l100-13240


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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Ooh which college is that? I don't know whether just having one is good or bad though like what if I don't show off my skills enough hmm


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    Selwyn. I think having one is good - they probably already want you and are confident in your ability to do well
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Oooh that's cool, quite clear what sort of prep to do then I guess


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    yeah just keep up to date with econ news and do some hard maths qs
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    credit to anybody who got a kings interview, 120+ applicants - mental
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    (Original post by Follett)
    Ive read it wrong, but here it says the average is 560 http://university.which.co.uk/univer...000-l100-13240


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    'Typical' =/= Average
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    (Original post by Boy_wonder_95)
    'Typical' =/= Average
    Fair enough. 634 is ridiculously high


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    (Original post by jchap9776)
    credit to anybody who got a kings interview, 120+ applicants - mental
    Do you know anyone whos got an interview from kings yet?

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    Do you know anyone whos got an interview from kings yet?

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    I know someone who didn't! :/
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    (Original post by jchap9776)
    I know someone who didn't! :/
    I haven't heard back yet. Should I be worried?
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    (Original post by lindajohnson)
    I haven't heard back yet. Should I be worried?
    What's your UMS?
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    (Original post by Boy_wonder_95)
    :lolwut:. Where did you get this figure from?

    Last time I checked the average was 634. http://www.thecompleteuniversityguid...gs?s=economics (Look under Entry Standards)
    How the flip does anyone get 634? 4A*s at A2 is 560

    If I do the best I can next year 3A* + A in AS FM, I'll get 480 which places me well below average yet my UMS will be at the higher end. Or am I miscalculating the scores?

    How much does it really matter?


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    (Original post by EHZ17)
    How the flip does anyone get 634? 4A*s at A2 is 560

    If I do the best I can next year 3A* + A in AS FM, I'll get 480 which places me well below average yet my UMS will be at the higher end. Or am I miscalculating the scores?

    How much does it really matter?


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    I've heard people say that the extra UCAS points come from bs things to do with music and something else random The main story is that no one needs care about UCAS points lol.
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    (Original post by mwatters)
    I've heard people say that the extra UCAS points come from bs things to do with music and something else random The main story is that no one needs care about UCAS points lol.
    Lol I had 750 UCAS points from purely academic qualifications and still got rejected pre-interview from cambridge, so you're right in saying that UCAS points don't matter that much.
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    (Original post by ak2015)
    Lol I had 750 UCAS points from purely academic qualifications and still got rejected pre-interview from cambridge, so you're right in saying that UCAS points don't matter that much.
    750 points :O How do you come about that many?! Sorry to hear about a rejection also, do you know why it was?
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    The reason the UCAS point averages is high is because of the IB as they can get up to around 700 points if they get 45/45 whereas people who do a levels don't have that opportunity - hence why Cambridge / most other top units will look purely the grades/ums
 
 
 
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