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    I have applied for Computer Science at Cambridge and am wondering how much of the interview is going to be maths based, and how much is going to be computer science based.

    For example if you have indicated that you have done large amounts of extra curricular computer science activities (as I have done) are they likely to spend time in the interview talking about them, or will they prefer to talk about maths?
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    (Original post by Faction Paradox)
    I have applied for Computer Science at Cambridge and am wondering how much of the interview is going to be maths based, and how much is going to be computer science based.

    For example if you have indicated that you have done large amounts of extra curricular computer science activities (as I have done) are they likely to spend time in the interview talking about them, or will they prefer to talk about maths?
    Depends on the college I believe. For me I had 1 interview on maths and 1 interview on my personal statement and programming
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    (Original post by D3LLI5)
    Depends on the college I believe. For me I had 1 interview on maths and 1 interview on my personal statement and programming
    Which college did you apply for?
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    (Original post by Faction Paradox)
    Which college did you apply for?
    The best one

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    It depends if you put CS or CS with maths as well.
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    (Original post by emperorCode)
    It depends if you put CS or CS with maths as well.
    I'm applying for the 75% option, not Computer Science with maths, but having spoken to someone who applied last year, their interview was heavily maths based apparently, and It'd be nice to know whether that was because their personal statement was more maths based or whether that's how the interviews standardly are. As well as the fact that you can apply for comp sci without ever having taken it as GCSE or A Level, so I can see why it'd make sense to have it more maths based, as that makes it fair for those who haven't taken comp sci before
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    (Original post by Faction Paradox)
    I'm applying for the 75% option, not Computer Science with maths, but having spoken to someone who applied last year, their interview was heavily maths based apparently, and It'd be nice to know whether that was because their personal statement was more maths based or whether that's how the interviews standardly are. As well as the fact that you can apply for comp sci without ever having taken it as GCSE or A Level, so I can see why it'd make sense to have it more maths based, as that makes it fair for those who haven't taken comp sci before
    What college are you applying to? They might have put the kind of interviews you can expect on their website.
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    (Original post by CompSciCat)
    What college are you applying to? They might have put the kind of interviews you can expect on their website.
    Fitzwilliam, and as far as I've been able to tell they haven't
 
 
 
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