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    Hi!

    I just got back my AS results, and overall I received an A for Maths and A for Further Maths.
    However, separately in each of the maths exams I got AAAABB.

    I study Maths, Further Maths, Economics (A level), Business (A level) & also am doing an EPQ, and after receiving two B's in the separate exams I'm not too sure if my application will be strong enough for Cambridge, especially because I did not take any Economics or Business exams this year.

    I also understand that Economics and Business overlap and this is another negative for my application.

    I don't know what to do, or what to think, so could you please help me out and tell me if I have a chance?
    Also, would it be worth taking Further Maths at A level, when I have received this sort of outcome, or should I simply carry on with Maths only?
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    (Original post by Emma73737)
    Hi!

    I just got back my AS results, and overall I received an A for Maths and A for Further Maths.
    However, separately in each of the maths exams I got AAAABB.

    I study Maths, Further Maths, Economics (A level), Business (A level) & also am doing an EPQ, and after receiving two B's in the separate exams I'm not too sure if my application will be strong enough for Cambridge, especially because I did not take any Economics or Business exams this year.

    I also understand that Economics and Business overlap and this is another negative for my application.

    I don't know what to do, or what to think, so could you please help me out and tell me if I have a chance?
    Also, would it be worth taking Further Maths at A level, when I have received this sort of outcome, or should I simply carry on with Maths only?
    I would say that provided that you have your top 3 UMS grades of over 90% and above, then you stand a good chance for interview. A strong personal statement will also help too.

    Where else are you considering to apply to?
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    (Original post by Slowbro93)
    I would say that provided that you have your top 3 UMS grades of over 90% and above, then you stand a good chance for interview. A strong personal statement will also help too.

    Where else are you considering to apply to?
    My top 3 UMS are 97, 92 and 87 , do you think that would still be alright?

    I'm also considering Warwick, LSE, UCL and finally Essex university.
    I presume that Warwick and LSE will be of similar opinion as Cambridge about my application, won't they?
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    (Original post by Emma73737)
    My top 3 UMS are 97, 92 and 87 , do you think that would still be alright?

    I'm also considering Warwick, LSE, UCL and finally Essex university.
    I presume that Warwick and LSE will be of similar opinion as Cambridge about my application, won't they?
    Warwick and LSE wouldn't consider your UMS so it's different in that sense, they can see your module grades though.

    Regarding Cambridge, there's no harm in applying and in addition you also have other options that you can consider you

    If I recall, it's the average that they look at
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    (Original post by Emma73737)
    Hi!

    I just got back my AS results, and overall I received an A for Maths and A for Further Maths.
    However, separately in each of the maths exams I got AAAABB.

    I study Maths, Further Maths, Economics (A level), Business (A level) & also am doing an EPQ, and after receiving two B's in the separate exams I'm not too sure if my application will be strong enough for Cambridge, especially because I did not take any Economics or Business exams this year.

    I also understand that Economics and Business overlap and this is another negative for my application.

    I don't know what to do, or what to think, so could you please help me out and tell me if I have a chance?
    Also, would it be worth taking Further Maths at A level, when I have received this sort of outcome, or should I simply carry on with Maths only?
    There's a thread in the Cambridge forum where you can ask an admissions tutor directly.

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    (Original post by Emma73737)
    Hi!

    I just got back my AS results, and overall I received an A for Maths and A for Further Maths.
    However, separately in each of the maths exams I got AAAABB.

    I study Maths, Further Maths, Economics (A level), Business (A level) & also am doing an EPQ, and after receiving two B's in the separate exams I'm not too sure if my application will be strong enough for Cambridge, especially because I did not take any Economics or Business exams this year.

    I also understand that Economics and Business overlap and this is another negative for my application.

    I don't know what to do, or what to think, so could you please help me out and tell me if I have a chance?
    Also, would it be worth taking Further Maths at A level, when I have received this sort of outcome, or should I simply carry on with Maths only?
    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    There's a thread in the Cambridge forum where you can ask an admissions tutor directly.
    Here
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4238242
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    There's a thread in the Cambridge forum where you can ask an admissions tutor directly.

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    (Original post by Slowbro93)
    Warwick and LSE wouldn't consider your UMS so it's different in that sense, they can see your module grades though.

    Regarding Cambridge, there's no harm in applying and in addition you also have other options that you can consider you

    If I recall, it's the average that they look at
    Thank you for your help!
 
 
 
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