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Yep, Economics for me. When were you up for interview?
brought up an old thread, didn't i...
if u guys are still here around the forum or there is anyone who knows about it, can u give some ideas about what the interview for Econ would be like in Caius and if the TSA really rates in the Admission process?
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brought up an old thread, didn't i...
if u guys are still here around the forum or there is anyone who knows about it, can u give some ideas about what the interview for Econ would be like in Caius and if the TSA really rates in the Admission process?
Sorry..i'm a law person. TSA??

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tsa = thinking skills assessment....they give it to compscis, engineers and other similar minded courses. I had to take it, and now I wanna know what my score was!
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tsa = thinking skills assessment....they give it to compscis, engineers and other similar minded courses. I had to take it, and now I wanna know what my score was!
Oh right..i wouldn't know about that then...i jsut went up their and talked about human rights, Saddam hussein and guantanamo bay for a while.

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(Original post by yumi)
brought up an old thread, didn't i...
if u guys are still here around the forum or there is anyone who knows about it, can u give some ideas about what the interview for Econ would be like in Caius and if the TSA really rates in the Admission process?
I heard that last year they just tested the TSA with candidates, hoping to see whether it works. It seems that it's gaining some concern this year. I'm not an expert anyway.
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I once considered Caius in my short list, but didn't choose it at last coz I heard that it's quite expensive. dunno whether that's some kinda rumour?
Erm..expensive....well i haven't received my freshers pack yet..but i haven't heard of that.

The only thing i can think of that it may be about is that as opposed to other colleges where you have to pay a kitchen fee...at Caius you pay up front for 45 dinner tickets per term...and you have to use them to eat in halls. Ie. 45 dinners in halls per term. Works out at about 5 a week. They say its to encourage socialising within the college.

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only think i heard last year about caius was it took loads of people from the pools, and makes them stupidly hard offers. Then everyone who goes there works ridiculously hard and have mental breakdowns. But it might just be a rumour.
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Erm..expensive....well i haven't received my freshers pack yet..but i haven't heard of that.

The only thing i can think of that it may be about is that as opposed to other colleges where you have to pay a kitchen fee...at Caius you pay up front for 45 dinner tickets per term...and you have to use them to eat in halls. Ie. 45 dinners in halls per term. Works out at about 5 a week. They say its to encourage socialising within the college.

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Well... we've got a family tradition of keeping silence during eating time
Kidding.

Anyway, I'm fascinated by its famous "three gates". Have a good time in Caius^^
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only think i heard last year about caius was it took loads of people from the pools, and makes them stupidly hard offers. Then everyone who goes there works ridiculously hard and have mental breakdowns. But it might just be a rumour.
Dear God what have i got myself into?!?! :eek:

I also heard apparently Caius is famous for it's 'It' girls...and wild parties....anyone confirm??

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Well... we've got a family tradition of keeping silence during eating time
Kidding.

Anyway, I'm fascinated by its famous "three gates". Have a good time in Caius^^
Thanks..hopefully i will

Which college are you applying to then???

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only think i heard last year about caius was it took loads of people from the pools, and makes them stupidly hard offers. Then everyone who goes there works ridiculously hard and have mental breakdowns. But it might just be a rumour.
God bless those kids......

But... for a kid who would work ridiculously hard to get into Cambridge, a mental breakdown before the exams might not be too bad compared to failing to meet the offer (coz they don't need to wait nearly two months for a killing A/L report).


I'm fffffffffed up with the "server is too busy" thing!!!!!!!! ahhh!!!
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I once considered Caius in my short list, but didn't choose it at last coz I heard that it's quite expensive. dunno whether that's some kinda rumour?
I think it's true. At least its accommodation fee is higher than lots of other colleges, based on what i saw from the CUSU's website.
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I think it's true. At least its accommodation fee is higher than lots of other colleges, based on what i saw from the CUSU's website.
It's not that mych higher is it?? I think average is something like 65 quid a week...which isn't too bad for singles. Also...depends what the accommodation is like.

I think i remember reading that site actually..it did say the info was a few years old tho. Once my freshers pack comes..if it ever does....i'll let you know how much

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Thanks..hopefully i will

Which college are you applying to then???

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Maybe Emma, coz of the lovely chapel, lovely duckling, lovely website, lovely size, lovely people (though the open day is not that good) and lovely name.

So, apparently, I'm more committed to Emma than to the maths subject :eek:
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tsa = thinking skills assessment....they give it to compscis, engineers and other similar minded courses. I had to take it, and now I wanna know what my score was!
hmmm,though u would know ur score afterwards. I think it's pretty much like an IQ test, would be fun to know the result.
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Maybe Emma, coz of the lovely chapel, lovely duckling, lovely website, lovely size, lovely people (though the open day is not that good) and lovely name.

So, apparently, I'm more committed to Emma than to the maths subject :eek:
Cool...Emma is a lovely college...good luck! What subject...or have you already said somewhere???

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only think i heard last year about caius was it took loads of people from the pools, and makes them stupidly hard offers. Then everyone who goes there works ridiculously hard and have mental breakdowns. But it might just be a rumour.
You sure that wasn't Christ's?
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So, apparently, I'm more committed to Emma than to the maths subject
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Cool...Emma is a lovely college...good luck! What subject...or have you already said somewhere???

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I think I said it somewhere right above
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It's not that mych higher is it?? I think average is something like 65 quid a week...which isn't too bad for singles. Also...depends what the accommodation is like.

I think i remember reading that site actually..it did say the info was a few years old tho. Once my freshers pack comes..if it ever does....i'll let you know how much

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Thanks! Very kind of u
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I think I said it somewhere right above
Oh yeah..lol..whoops...my brain isn't working properly

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