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    (Original post by jamestg)
    I think it's implying you use the SAQ for your modular A-levels and the transcript with your linear A-levels.

    "However, you’re strongly encouraged to submit a transcript as part of your application to Cambridge if you’re taking entirely linear qualifications, for example non-modular A Levels, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or the Cambridge Pre-U."

    The prospectus does mention about submitting a transcript and the need to look on their website for further details. That's all I have found on the Cambridge website.
    The transcript is part of the SAQ. One of the sections of the SAQ (I can't remember which one now, did it like 6 months ago) has the option of uploading a transcript or not - it is not one or the other, you do the SAQ and you might have to upload a transcript as part of completing your SAQ
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Okay so the prospectus talks about requiring a transcript.

    Info on the transcript:
    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...ications-or-ib

    There is nothing on scores except for listing grades and subjects on their exemplar transcript.
    They haven't updated the SAQ yet.

    (Original post by jamestg)
    Are there any specimen papers?
    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...ns-assessments

    They are releasing specifications etc at the moment. Some are published, some aren't yet.

    e.g. Economics
    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...cification.pdf
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    You guys and your stats I don't know, where does it end?
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    You guys and your stats I don't know, where does it end?
    With a place at Cambridge.

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    (Original post by jneill)
    With a place at Cambridge.


    I suppose so do you al work for Cambridge or do you study there? Gracious in your company.
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    (Original post by Thomb)
    I suppose so do you al work for Cambridge or do you study there? Gracious in your company.
    Me? I'm a parent of a Cambridge place holder.
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    You're not even gonna get a single A*****? Geez, good luck getting into Cambridge m8.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Me? I'm a parent of a Cambridge place holder.

    But you know everything about Cambridge stats how is that? Is the sibling on TSR too?
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    You're not even gonna get a single A*****? Geez, good luck getting into Cambridge m8.
    I didn't notice that.
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    But you know everything about Cambridge stats how is that? Is the sibling on TSR too?
    I've been on TSR for a few years picking up tips/info and countering Oxbridge myths as I go. My son isn't active on TSR (but he doesn't mind that I am...)

    The stats are all in the public domain - you just need to know where to look.

    But don't think that the Cambridge admissions process is a "stats game" - it isn't. They spend a lot (many, many hours by multiple different admissions and subject specialists) reviewing and assessing every single application. Success or failure does come from a UMS average or a single interview. It's a very considered and holistic process.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    I've been on TSR for a few years picking up tips/info and countering Oxbridge myths as I go. My son isn't active on TSR (but he doesn't mind that I am...)

    The stats are all in the public domain - you just need to know where to look.

    But don't think that the Cambridge admissions process is a "stats game" - it isn't. They spend a lot (many, many hours by multiple different admissions and subject specialists) reviewing and assessing every single application. Success or failure does come from a UMS average or a single interview. It's a very considered and holistic process.
    Really well I submitted my application the day before the deadline didn't have any qualifications and wasn't even doing a course of study. I got an interview and was even offered another one in a different subject. I'm sure on the whole you're right but people do slip through the net so to speak.

    What subject has your son applied for?

    And I know what you mean about you need to know where to look its a labyrinth with many dead ends some with prizes at the end.
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    (Original post by Thomb)
    Really well I submitted my application the day before the deadline didn't have any qualifications and wasn't even doing a course of study. I got an interview and was even offered another one in a different subject. I'm sure on the whole you're right but people do slip through the net so to speak.

    What subject has your son applied for?

    And I know what you mean about you need to know where to look its a labyrinth with many dead ends some with prizes at the end.
    That's my point - stats is only a small part of the story. The holistic admissions approach must have (hopefully correctly ) identified your potential whereas a "UMS must be > 95" approach wouldn't. So are you now at Cambridge? Studying what?

    He will be reading Engineering at Christ's
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    (Original post by jneill)
    That's my point - stats is only a small part of the story. The holistic admissions approach must have (hopefully correctly ) identified your potential whereas a "UMS must be > 95" approach wouldn't. So are you now at Cambridge? Studying what?

    He will be reading Engineering at Christ's

    No I didn't get in. I was arm well I'd just been discharged from mental hospital. I like what you're saying about future potential and all that holistic stuff. I'm studying art history with the Oxford University Dept for Cont. Ed.

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    (Original post by Thomb)
    No I didn't get in. I was arm well I'd just been discharged from mental hospital. I like what you're saying about future potential and all that holistic stuff. I'm studying art history with the Oxford University Dept for Cont. Ed.

    :qed:
    That's good to hear you're doing well Good luck with it.
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    That's good to hear you're doing well Good luck with it.

    Thanks I'm back on track now.
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    Thanks I'm back on track now.
    PRSOM.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    PRSOM.

    I loved Cambridge and lived there for three years its an amazing place. I'd move there again if I wasn't doing my studies with Oxford
 
 
 
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