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    Hi, I applied for Access to Humanities on Friday and today, have received an email inviting me to a group assessment. Has anyone been to one of these assessments? If so, what does it involve please? Thanks
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    (Original post by Alyford)
    Hi, I applied for Access to Humanities on Friday and today, have received an email inviting me to a group assessment. Has anyone been to one of these assessments? If so, what does it involve please? Thanks
    It should be fine. It probably just involves sitting around as a group and getting a feel for what you are like. As long as you don't stay quiet, and show initiative, i'm sure that you will be fine.
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    (Original post by Alyford)
    Hi, I applied for Access to Humanities on Friday and today, have received an email inviting me to a group assessment. Has anyone been to one of these assessments? If so, what does it involve please? Thanks

    I'm not sure what a group assessment involves, it may be that you have to sit in a group with other prospective Access to humanities students and discuss a given topic. Or maybe it will be a standard Maths and English assessment, where they will basically give you all a paper that you have to complete a short essay for English, or if by computer they'll have you complete a Maths and English assessment online.
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    (Original post by A.m.y)
    I'm not sure what a group assessment involves, it may be that you have to sit in a group with other prospective Access to humanities students and discuss a given topic. Or maybe it will be a standard Maths and English assessment, where they will basically give you all a paper that you have to complete a short essay for English, or if by computer they'll have you complete a Maths and English assessment online.
    I don't know for sure either Amy, but i suspect that it will be closer to the idea of sitting round as a group and having a discussion, as opposed to anything else?
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    When I did mine, I had an interview and then after that I was given maths and English papers to complete (at level 2/GCSE standard) to assess my skills. That was more to see where everyone was at and to see if anyone needed extra support.

    I imagine it's something along those lines. But either way the assessments are there to accommodate people who are not the most intellectual bunch. I would definitely not worry about "failing" them.
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    (Original post by john2054)
    I don't know for sure either Amy, but i suspect that it will be closer to the idea of sitting round as a group and having a discussion, as opposed to anything else?
    Yeah, but then it could just as easily be assessments of individuals within the group.
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    could be. maybe you could call up and ask for more information, if you feel alright doing this?
 
 
 
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