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    I want to study maths at Cambridge and have done a lot of work outside school related to maths, but I've also done a lot of programming (including programming competition) and physics related work outside school. Since they require the same skills and interest as maths should i mention this work in my personal statement or should i just focus on the things i did directly related to mathematics (Although some of the stuff i did in programming and physics led me to discover more things about maths e.g modular arithmetic from replicating RSA, and vector calculus from physics )
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    (Original post by ziadff1)
    I want to study maths at Cambridge and have done a lot of work outside school related to maths, but I've also done a lot of programming (including programming competition) and physics related work outside school. Since they require the same skills and interest as maths should i mention this work in my personal statement or should i just focus on the things i did directly related to mathematics (Although some of the stuff i did in programming and physics led me to discover more things about maths e.g modular arithmetic from replicating RSA, and vector calculus from physics )
    I think both should be fine as physics is strongly related to maths.
    Also, don't forget PS will be looked at other 4 unis you apply for, and Cambridge knows it, too. So don't cater the contents solely for Cambridge.
    Some universities value extra-curricular stuff, too.
 
 
 
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