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    (Original post by ben-smith)
    What's your offer like?
    Mine was absolutely standard...A*AA 11
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    (Original post by TheMagicMan)
    Mine was absolutely standard...A*AA 11
    same
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    (Original post by ben-smith)
    same
    I just feel sorry for the people who will kill themselves trying to make SS offers

    And now my UCAS is done for the year
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    (Original post by TheMagicMan)
    I just feel sorry for the people who will kill themselves trying to make SS offers

    And now my UCAS is done for the year
    Exactly. Imagine if you didn't get into Cam despite getting S,1 whilst others get in with a 1,1

    Where are you insurancing? (Not that I think you'll need it)
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    (Original post by ben-smith)
    Exactly. Imagine if you didn't get into Cam despite getting S,1 whilst others get in with a 1,1

    Where are you insurancing? (Not that I think you'll need it)
    I haven't really decided yet. Probably warwick/durham as I don't really want to stay in london
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    For all the cambridge applicants well done!!
    But what does 1,1 and S,S etc all mean?? :/
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    (Original post by BeccaCath94)
    For all the cambridge applicants well done!!
    But what does 1,1 and S,S etc all mean?? :/
    It's what we need to get in STEP
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    (Original post by BeccaCath94)
    For all the cambridge applicants well done!!
    But what does 1,1 and S,S etc all mean?? :/
    They're STEP grades - it goes S (highest), 1, 2, 3, fail. Cambridge normally want a "1" on the two hardest STEP papers - II and III - which is "1,1", but it seems a fair few S,S offers have come out this year
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    (Original post by BeccaCath94)
    For all the cambridge applicants well done!!
    But what does 1,1 and S,S etc all mean?? :/
    Well when you get your grades back for STEP, you can get either and S, 1, 2 or 3 (S highest, 3 lowest pass, below U) where 11 is the standard offer (and S is exceptional) So if you get an SS/S1 offer that's quite harsh, and if you get a 12 offer that can be nice. 11 is usually the standard offer. I needed 11 last year and I got 33 for STEP
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    (Original post by Xero Xenith)
    They're STEP grades - it goes S (highest), 1, 2, 3, fail. Cambridge normally want a "1" on the two hardest STEP papers - II and III - which is "1,1", but it seems a fair few S,S offers have come out this year
    thought of an insurance uni?
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    (Original post by Xero Xenith)
    They're STEP grades - it goes S (highest), 1, 2, 3, fail. Cambridge normally want a "1" on the two hardest STEP papers - II and III - which is "1,1", but it seems a fair few S,S offers have come out this year
    Have you heard from everywhere yet?
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    (Original post by ben-smith)
    ....
    I also at some point need to make a final decision between w/Phys and straight Maths. Are you still thinking about doing Physics?
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    (Original post by TheMagicMan)
    Have you heard from everywhere yet?
    Nope - just waiting on Durham

    (Original post by cpdavis)
    thought of an insurance uni?
    I'm gonna decide much closer to the deadline. If I can get 2s on STEP very reliably, or Distinctions on the AEA, I might go for Warwick (but I'll take STEP I if I don't do the AEA as well)... otherwise I'll see what Durham have to say theirs should be A*AA, and one of their admissions tutors told me "you should be fine" so I'm feeling quite good about Durham!

    Very friendly uni as well, and the location is stunning...
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    (Original post by Xero Xenith)
    Nope - just waiting on Durham
    That's weird...I'm sure you'll get an offer soon, assuming you don't just dump them when you pick your insurance
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    (Original post by TheMagicMan)
    That's weird...I'm sure you'll get an offer soon, assuming you don't just dump them when you pick your insurance
    I think they make the main batch of offers/rejections in March, but I'll wait until at least April before deciding on my Firm/Insurance. Who knows, STEP might go terribly from here on and I don't firm Cambridge at all, or I might slay it like it's a level 2 Pidgey. We'll see eh

    Do many mathmos have Durham offers on here? I thought it was mainly internationals but I might be behind the times
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    (Original post by David_Skiller)
    LOL Farhan HANIF!!! Nice prank! LOL you reapplied to Robinson? Epic dude!
    You thought that I was withholding that information as part of some prank? :rolleyes:

    Since you've said it now... Yes, I reapplied (for reasons I will not go into) and I got an offer yesterday conditional on S,1 in STEP.
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    (Original post by TheMagicMan)
    I also at some point need to make a final decision between w/Phys and straight Maths. Are you still thinking about doing Physics?
    Grrrr, I don't know about that.
    I'm really looking forward to doing some theoretical physics but I don't want to compromise on pure maths.
    I wish Cambridge did QM in the 1st year...
    Is your offer for Maths with Physics?
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    (Original post by theharrovian)
    got an offer from queens', very happy cos i thought i stuffed the interviews... and looks like there are quite a few people from tsr who got one to queens' as well! offer isn't particularly nice, A*AA11 but maths won't count towards the grades...
    Exactly the same offer, I'm a bit miffed that maths doesn't count though. Hopefully see you at Queens' sometime!
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    (Original post by Xero Xenith)
    I think they make the main batch of offers/rejections in March, but I'll wait until at least April before deciding on my Firm/Insurance. Who knows, STEP might go terribly from here on and I don't firm Cambridge at all, or I might slay it like it's a level 2 Pidgey. We'll see eh

    Do many mathmos have Durham offers on here? I thought it was mainly internationals but I might be behind the times
    I have one
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    (Original post by ben-smith)
    Grrrr, I don't know about that.
    I'm really looking forward to doing some theoretical physics but I don't want to compromise on pure maths.
    I wish Cambridge did QM in the 1st year...
    Is your offer for Maths with Physics?
    Yeah...although I asked about it in my interview and they said I could easily switch

    they also siad that if I did Physics I could go to numbers and sets anyway if I wanted
 
 
 

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