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    Hi, I am preparing for the Cambridge Engineering Admissions test. I hope some of you are in the same boat; How are you preparing? Which papers are you using? I'm using the PAT and AS Challenges. Do you know any other useful resources??
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    (Original post by Misuraf)
    Hi, I am preparing for the Cambridge Engineering Admissions test. I hope some of you are in the same boat; How are you preparing? Which papers are you using? I'm using the PAT and AS Challenges. Do you know any other useful resources??
    Also https://isaacphysics.org and http://i-want-to-study-engineering.org
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    Yeh those are also good. How are you finding the PAT in relation to the Cambridge test?
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    (Original post by Misuraf)
    Yeh those are also good. How are you finding the PAT in relation to the Cambridge test?
    Fortunately I'm not doing it.

    I'm a parent... of a Cambridge student who got a place before they introduced this test
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    Which College?
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    Fortunately I'm not doing it.

    I'm a parent... of a Cambridge student who got a place before they introduced this test
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    Which College?
    Christ's.

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    (Original post by Misuraf)
    Hi, I am preparing for the Cambridge Engineering Admissions test. I hope some of you are in the same boat; How are you preparing? Which papers are you using? I'm using the PAT and AS Challenges. Do you know any other useful resources??
    Have you looked at the specimen papers for the ENGAA? Here's the link for it if you haven't:
    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...y-requirements
    You need to scroll down a bit.

    Also, does anyone know if we're expected to complete the whole of Section 1 in 80 minutes?
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    (Original post by PhoenixWings)
    Have you looked at the specimen papers for the ENGAA? Here's the link for it if you haven't:
    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...y-requirements
    You need to scroll down a bit.

    Also, does anyone know if we're expected to complete the whole of Section 1 in 80 minutes?
    Yeh I've tried doing this one. I think its not expected of us to to complete it all.
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    (Original post by PhoenixWings)
    Also, does anyone know if we're expected to complete the whole of Section 1 in 80 minutes?
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    Yeh I've tried doing this one. I think its not expected of us to to complete it all.
    Yes it is.

    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...tion_paper.pdf
    "This paper contains 54 multiple choice questions. There are no penalties for incorrect responses, only marks for correct answers, so you should attempt all 54 questions. Each question is worth one mark."
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    How many of the whole paper do you think the best candidates will actually do?
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    (Original post by Misuraf)
    How many of the whole paper do you think the best candidates will actually do?
    This will be the first time it's been sat so no-one knows
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    (Original post by Misuraf)
    How many of the whole paper do you think the best candidates will actually do?
    I completed 31 questions in 80 minutes, anyone else?
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    (Original post by PhoenixWings)
    I completed 31 questions in 80 minutes, anyone else?
    I did about 40 I think, although got some wrong.
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    Does anyone know if you get to use any sort of formula sheet?
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    No you don't I think
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    guys any resources? I am using the PAT and i got so good at it, but its really as as they have very small similarity.
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    (Original post by davozgenius)
    guys any resources? I am using the PAT and i got so good at it, but its really as as they have very small similarity.
    physics olympiads are good
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    (Original post by Misuraf)
    physics olympiads are good
    still very different question styles
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    (Original post by davozgenius)
    still very different question styles
    Maybe just standard Pre-U/A-level multi choice under time pressure?
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    (Original post by davozgenius)
    still very different question styles
    Also, try the problems in this course, its free
    https://www.edx.org/course/engineeri...rfux-engm1-1-x
 
 
 
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