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Has anyone got one and do they exist? Lol that'd be so great, enlighten me people!
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Has anyone got one and do they exist? Lol that'd be so great, enlighten me people!
hi. what are ee offers?
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hi. what are ee offers?
hehe that's what the post was about as in EE grades i think ?
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hehe that's what the post was about as in EE grades i think ?
see thats what i thought it was as well. E E offers at cambridge?! yeah ok then....
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see thats what i thought it was as well. E E offers at cambridge?! yeah ok then....
be nice hey!
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be nice hey!
what?! im not being horrible to anyone, i'm just saying that cambridge would never in a million years offer someone a place for E E!
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what?! im not being horrible to anyone, i'm just saying that cambridge would never in a million years offer someone a place for E E!
sorry me neither, i meant ' it'd be nice...hey'
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Cambridge do offer EE quite alot. Christ's offers around a third of offers as EE.
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Yes, they do. Yes they have. I didn't get one myself but they do make EE offers, and not very rarely either. Certain colleges give more - Clare for example.
what as in 2 E grades for your a-levels?!
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what as in 2 E grades for your a-levels?!
Yeah, it's called a matriculation offer. They work you damned hard once you get there though.
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Yep around 10% of Fitz's offers are EE offers. Claire1985 has a couple of peeps in her year who were offered EE
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Yeah, it's called a matriculation offer. They work you damned hard once you get there though.
that's amazing!! man they must really want some people.... others have to get AAA (altho i am considering turning them down)
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Its basically unconditional but i think the EE bit comes from the lowest standard allowed at the uni.
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Yeah, I received an EEE offer to study medicine at Christ's - which I am now doing. EE/EEE offers are there I think to try and attrsct the best candidates - give them a challenge to try and go for, and also to relieve some of the pressure on A-Level results so you can do extra exams like AEA or STEP instead and read around your subject more. Although the offer is EE/EEE I have not met anybody at Christ's who having been offered a so called matriculation offer did not get all As at A-Level. Christ's offer about a third of places on these offers but I'm not sure if other colleges do. I heard vague rumours about Peterhouse giving out one or two - though I am not certain. I think a couple of colleges at Oxford gave them out a few years ago but I'm not sure if they still do. Good luck if you want to try and get one, though as long as you have good A/S scores they're not too hard to get.
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that's amazing!! man they must really want some people.... others have to get AAA (altho i am considering turning them down)

It's a policy of Christ's, I'm not entirely sure why they do it... but a fairly large proportion of their offers are EE. Most offers at Cambridge as a whole are AAA (or AAB for some Arts), however, so it doesn't mean they don't want you if you get AAA [I got an AAA offer so it can't be that bad]
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It's a policy of Christ's, I'm not entirely sure why they do it... but a fairly large proportion of their offers are EE. Most offers at Cambridge as a whole are AAA (or AAB for some Arts), however, so it doesn't mean they don't want you if you get AAA [I got an AAA offer so it can't be that bad]
yeh well I guess people don't stop working once they get EE anyways and prob get straight A's anyways1
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Must be an absolute bonus if u get one. Bloke from my school got one for nat sci to St Catherines but did about a million extra maths modules and STEP papers any way. Id have slacked!
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Must be an absolute bonus if u get one. Bloke from my school got one for nat sci to St Catherines but did about a million extra maths modules and STEP papers any way. Id have slacked!
exactly - geeks!
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Someone from my school got an EE from King's for Law a long time ago.
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I don't think Clare makes that many, despite what people above have said. Christ's is the one most known for it, and other colleges may make them if they really like someone, but most people have AAA offers.
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