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    Hey guys :-) I was wondering if someone could give me some advice on my a-levels as I think I might apply to do maths at cambridge. I'm taking Maths, Further Maths, Religious Studies and English Language. Religious studies I think I can just about get away with (philosophy, y'know?) but I'm not sure if cambridge will like english language (although I'm probably only going to take English Lang/RS to AS level). What do you guys think? (thanks in advanace)
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    You've already got the two most important subjects maths and further maths. I have heard before that some colleges would prefer you taking physics if you intend to take the applied maths option in the future but I may be wrong here. Of course, don't forget about STEP, which I think is the utmost important to Cambridge.
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    (Original post by savandwich)
    Hey guys :-) I was wondering if someone could give me some advice on my a-levels as I think I might apply to do maths at cambridge. I'm taking Maths, Further Maths, Religious Studies and English Language. Religious studies I think I can just about get away with (philosophy, y'know?) but I'm not sure if cambridge will like english language (although I'm probably only going to take English Lang/RS to AS level). What do you guys think? (thanks in advanace)
    For Maths, Cambridge is uninterested in both your RS and EngLit. But note that most candidates will be offering Physics.

    Also, three A-levels are sufficient. This is especially the case for Maths were the workload required to be successful at STEP is very significant.

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    (Original post by jneill)
    For Maths, Cambridge is uninterested in both your RS and EngLit. But note that most candidates will be offering Physics.

    Also 3 A-levels are sufficient. This is especially the case for Maths were the workload required to be successful at STEP is very significant.

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    I'm feeling reasonably confident that I can get A*s in either RS/EngLit at A-level, and the A-level requirement is usually A*A*A, so would perhaps predicted grades of A* maths, A* RS and A Further Maths be ok? (along with STEP of course)
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    I'm feeling reasonably confident that I can get A*s in either RS/EngLit at A-level, and the A-level requirement is usually A*A*A, so would perhaps predicted grades of A* maths, A* RS and A Further Maths be ok? (along with STEP of course)
    A*A* in maths and further maths if anything
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    (Original post by savandwich)
    I'm feeling reasonably confident that I can get A*s in either RS/EngLit at A-level, and the A-level requirement is usually A*A*A, so would perhaps predicted grades of A* maths, A* RS and A Further Maths be ok? (along with STEP of course)
    No, you will need A*s in both Maths and FM.

    And, to clarify my earlier comment about Physics... it's by far the most popular 3rd A-level, but isn't specifically required. Check the info here:

    https://www.maths.cam.ac.uk/system/files/guide_0.pdf
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    (Original post by jneill)
    No, you will need A*s in both Maths and FM.

    And, to clarify my earlier comment about Physics... it's by far the most popular 3rd A-level, but isn't specifically required. Check the info here:

    https://www.maths.cam.ac.uk/system/files/guide_0.pdf
    This is really useful. thank you
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    (Original post by rxns_00)
    A*A* in maths and further maths if anything
    Oh yeah. thanks lol :-)
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    (Original post by savandwich)
    This is really useful. thank you
    No problem

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