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    I live in London and would like some tips for the good universities in and around London such as Cambridge
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    To get into a grate university, you must follow these rules:
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    on a more serious note: pick A-levels you enjoy and are good at
    study hard and do well
    do that amazing PS you know u can write and you'll get in and it'll be just grate :rofl:

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    I am only starting year 11 in September however, I am aiming to get into Cambridge and am wondering if there are any extracurricular activities and things that would be helpful? Thanks
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    To get into a grate university, you must follow these rules:
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    on a more serious note: pick A-levels you enjoy and are good at
    study hard and do well
    do that amazing PS you know u can write and you'll get in and it'll be just grate :rofl:
    :congrats:
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    (Original post by tiagilbert17)
    I am only starting year 11 in September however, I am aiming to get into Cambridge (Mathematics) and am wondering if there are any extracurricular activities and things that would be helpful? Thanks
    Hi tiagilbert17,

    In order to apply to Cambridge you should first and foremost focus on getting the right grades at A Level. Typical offer requires: A*A*A + STEP
    All typical offers are also based on STEP (usually grades 1 and 1 in STEP 2 and 3). STEP (Sixth Term Examination Paper) is an additional examination taken in the summer at the end of June, and is the same for all applicants.
    The papers are based on material that is common to the core syllabus of A Level Mathematics and some of the Statistics and Mechanics modules, as well as on the typical Further Mathematics syllabus. Therefore they require no further knowledge.

    Do not worry if your school is not able to provide much help with STEP. There are many STEP preparation resources available to help and support you.

    If your school/college does not offer Further Mathematics A Level, the Further Mathematics Support Programme may be able to help you. The FMSP also offers an online Further Mathematics course for mature and home-schooled students.

    Students often worry about what they should study. The best advice, applicable to all, is to do as much mathematics as possible. If you are taking A-levels,it is recommended that you take Mathematics and Further Mathematics. If you are applying for Mathematics with Physics, most colleges will ask for A-level Physics. Beyond that, study what you enjoy most and feel you can do well. If you have a choice of modules, you should try to take as much pure mathematics and mechanics as possible, in preference to discrete mathematics and statistics (from the point of view of our course).
    It is true that in most schools there will be little or no choice, and some schools may not teach Further Mathematics.You should not worry: all applications from talented and enthusiastic mathematicians are welcome, and suitable allowance is always made both in the interview and in the conditional offer, to take into account the background of individual applicants.

    You could also read this blog on the subject.

    Hope this is helpful

    UniAdmissions
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    Hi tiagilbert17,

    In order to apply to Cambridge you should first and foremost focus on getting the right grades at A Level. Typical offer requires: A*A*A + STEP
    All typical offers are also based on STEP (usually grades 1 and 1 in STEP 2 and 3). STEP (Sixth Term Examination Paper) is an additional examination taken in the summer at the end of June, and is the same for all applicants.
    The papers are based on material that is common to the core syllabus of A Level Mathematics and some of the Statistics and Mechanics modules, as well as on the typical Further Mathematics syllabus. Therefore they require no further knowledge.

    Do not worry if your school is not able to provide much help with STEP. There are many STEP preparation resources available to help and support you.

    If your school/college does not offer Further Mathematics A Level, the Further Mathematics Support Programme may be able to help you. The FMSP also offers an online Further Mathematics course for mature and home-schooled students.

    Students often worry about what they should study. The best advice, applicable to all, is to do as much mathematics as possible. If you are taking A-levels,it is recommended that you take Mathematics and Further Mathematics. If you are applying for Mathematics with Physics, most colleges will ask for A-level Physics. Beyond that, study what you enjoy most and feel you can do well. If you have a choice of modules, you should try to take as much pure mathematics and mechanics as possible, in preference to discrete mathematics and statistics (from the point of view of our course).
    It is true that in most schools there will be little or no choice, and some schools may not teach Further Mathematics.You should not worry: all applications from talented and enthusiastic mathematicians are welcome, and suitable allowance is always made both in the interview and in the conditional offer, to take into account the background of individual applicants.

    You could also read this blog on the subject.

    Hope this is helpful

    UniAdmissions
    Thank you
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    (Original post by tiagilbert17)
    I am only starting year 11 in September however, I am aiming to get into Cambridge (Mathematics) and am wondering if there are any extracurricular activities and things that would be helpful? Thanks
    Don't worry too much yet about A-levels and STEP. Focus on your GCSEs...

    But, one of the best STEP resources around is the annual thread on TSR.

    The current thread is here:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4136101
    STEP Prep Thread 2016 (Mark. II)

    I'm sure there will be a 2018 thread in due course...

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    Don't worry too much yet about A-levels and STEP. Focus on your GCSEs...

    But, one of the best STEP resources around is the annual thread on TSR.

    The current thread is here:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4136101
    STEP Prep Thread 2016 (Mark. II)

    I'm sure there will be a 2018 thread in due course...

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    Thanks
 
 
 
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