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    I don't think I'm going to be doing one.... thing is i'm doing 4 full a levels already, i just feel like adding on an epq is going to be too much for me :/ I don't know if that makes me 'worthy' of cambridge tho... what do you think?
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    I don't think I'm going to be doing one.... thing is i'm doing 4 full a levels already, i just feel like adding on an epq is going to be too much for me :/ I don't know if that makes me 'worthy' of cambridge tho... what do you think?
    Don't worry about it too much. I'm a fresher this year at Cambridge and I didn't do an EPQ, I only applied ith 3 A levels aswell. I think doing an EPQ on top of 4 A levels would be a bit too much to handle - of course, there will be some that can do it but you have to know yourself. Also, to give you some offcial admissions advice, when a admissions officer from Cambridge came to do a talk at my school, EPQs were mentioned as a positive as a talking point during an interview, but becuase not all schools give students to opportunity to do an EPQ, they don't use it a deciding factor between students as it would be unfair.
    There are plenty of other ways to prove you are passionate about your subject and intellectully curious )
    Don't worry!
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    (Original post by ToyinBella16)
    Don't worry about it too much. I'm a fresher this year at Cambridge and I didn't do an EPQ, I only applied ith 3 A levels aswell. I think doing an EPQ on top of 4 A levels would be a bit too much to handle - of course, there will be some that can do it but you have to know yourself. Also, to give you some offcial admissions advice, when a admissions officer from Cambridge came to do a talk at my school, EPQs were mentioned as a positive as a talking point during an interview, but becuase not all schools give students to opportunity to do an EPQ, they don't use it a deciding factor between students as it would be unfair.
    There are plenty of other ways to prove you are passionate about your subject and intellectully curious )
    Don't worry!
    what subject are you doing at Cambridge?
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    Another Fresher here with only 3 A and AS-Levels and no EPQ. You really don't need the EPQ.
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    (Original post by amelienine)
    I don't think I'm going to be doing one.... thing is i'm doing 4 full a levels already, i just feel like adding on an epq is going to be too much for me :/ I don't know if that makes me 'worthy' of cambridge tho... what do you think?
    An EPQ is not required.

    And neither are 4 A-levels. Make sure doing 4 doesn't affect your ability to hit the typical offer. A*AAA (or A*ABB) is worse than A*A*A

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    An EPQ is not required.

    And neither are 4 A-levels. Make sure doing 4 doesn't affect your ability to hit the typical offer. A*AAA (or A*ABB) is worse than A*A*A

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    Thank you!
 
 
 
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