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    Hi!
    I'm applying to Cambridge for MML (French and Spanish post-A Level) and I want to send off my UCAS today but I just can't decide which college to apply to!
    It's between Queens', Sidney Sussex, St Catharine's & Magdalene (I think?!)
    The things that put me off each:
    - Queens' - it recommends MMLers take a gap year and I'm not so will I be at a disadvantage?
    - Sidney Sussex - the stats aren't as good as others and not many get pooled to others (too paranoid?!)
    - St Catharine's - one of the interviews is a general language interview and I don't know if I'd interview well in that
    - Magdalene - I haven't visited and I've heard it's quite public school heavy?

    Any recommendations welcome!
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    (Original post by Frenchspanish101)
    Hi!
    I'm applying to Cambridge for MML (French and Spanish post-A Level) and I want to send off my UCAS today but I just can't decide which college to apply to!
    It's between Queens', Sidney Sussex, St Catharine's & Magdalene (I think?!)
    The things that put me off each:
    - Queens' - it recommends MMLers take a gap year and I'm not so will I be at a disadvantage?
    - Sidney Sussex - the stats aren't as good as others and not many get pooled to others (too paranoid?!)
    - St Catharine's - one of the interviews is a general language interview and I don't know if I'd interview well in that
    - Magdalene - I haven't visited and I've heard it's quite public school heavy?

    Any recommendations welcome!
    Don't worry about admissions stats.

    And Queens' says this regarding MML: Candidates choosing not to take a gap year are in no way at a disadvantage in the application process.


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    @jneill thanks for your advice!

    I read that about Queens' but was concerned that I'd be with people who had all taken gap years and were thus a year older and possibly better linguists?
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    (Original post by Frenchspanish101)
    @jneill thanks for your advice!

    I read that about Queens' but was concerned that I'd be with people who had all taken gap years and were thus a year older and possibly better linguists?
    Take their comment on face value. They don't say things like that unless they mean it - otherwise it wastes their time, and yours. Don't worry about other applicants.

    If you prefer Queens' apply there.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Take their comment on face value. They don't say things like that unless they mean it - otherwise it wastes their time, and yours. Don't worry about other applicants.

    If you prefer Queens' apply there.
    Ok thank you so much for your help! I think you've helped me to decide that I'll apply to Queens :-)
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    (Original post by Frenchspanish101)
    Ok thank you so much for your help! I think you've helped me to decide that I'll apply to Queens :-)
    Good choice: I hope you enjoy the college punts and the mathematical bridge
 
 
 
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