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    (Original post by Rohan77642)
    You literally just told a competitor of yours that this type of question is not coming. You're basically harming your own chances.
    I'm not really sure how would that help them, but I edited my question
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    (Original post by natalieetx)
    I'm not really sure how would that help them, but I edited my question
    You never know. The biggest thing that often throws people off is when they see unfamiliar questions (which is the point of the MAT). Knowing that a certain type of question is not coming may just help them not be shocked during the time of the exam and might even help them devise an exam plan ahead of time. You never know how important the small details are.

    Yeah, I agree that this is a small thing in the grand scheme of things. But hey, you always wanna maximise your chances right?
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    nice to see that some people want to commit just like i do - really messed up
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    (Original post by Rohan77642)
    You never know. The biggest thing that often throws people off is when they see unfamiliar questions (which is the point of the MAT). Knowing that a certain type of question is not coming may just help them not be shocked during the time of the exam and might even help them devise an exam plan ahead of time. You never know how important the small details are.

    Yeah, I agree that this is a small thing in the grand scheme of things. But hey, you always wanna maximise your chances right?
    Hm, didn't think about that. I apologise. But anyway this year's test was terrible, I hope the threshold will be lower
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    (Original post by anon138)
    nice to see that some people want to commit just like i do - really messed up
    Let's hope the threshold will be lower!
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    (Original post by natalieetx)
    Hm, didn't think about that. I apologise. But anyway this year's test was terrible, I hope the threshold will be lower
    Hahahahaha, why are you apologizing?
    No need to apologize.
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    What do you guys think the average for offer holders will be for this year?
    If people found it harder than 2015 then will it be less than 60, or is that a bit too low?
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    (Original post by Rohan77642)
    What do you guys think the average for offer holders will be for this year?
    If people found it harder than 2015 then will it be less than 60, or is that a bit too low?
    I hope it's gonna be lower, I have max 60%, probably between 40-50%
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    (Original post by natalieetx)
    I hope it's gonna be lower, I have max 60%, probably between 40-50%
    Same. Expecting around 50.
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    When are they gonna put the paper up on their website??
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    (Original post by Rohan77642)
    What do you guys think the average for offer holders will be for this year?
    If people found it harder than 2015 then will it be less than 60, or is that a bit too low?
    I doubt it will be lower than 60. I think it is reasonable to expect the threshhold to be similar to 2015 and maybe even a bit higher.
    Also I don't know if you noticed this as well, but in most odd years the threshold is lower than in even years. So we may be lucky 😄.
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    (Original post by Moriheru)
    I doubt it will be lower than 60. I think it is reasonable to expect the threshhold to be similar to 2015 and maybe even a bit higher.
    Also I don't know if you noticed this as well, but in most odd years the threshold is lower than in even years. So we may be lucky 😄.
    Lol, bye bye Oxford.
    How much are you expecting to get?
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    (Original post by Rohan77642)
    Lol, bye bye Oxford.
    How much are you expecting to get?
    This is only my guess. I don't think the exam was unreasonably difficult and so I don't think a low th. is justified.Anyway hopefully you can shine in the interview and make up for a low score😁( unless you are applying for my course 😆)

    I am expecting around 70... maybe 60 if I messed up.
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    (Original post by Moriheru)
    This is only my guess. I don't think the exam was unreasonably difficult and so I don't think a low th. is justified.Anyway hopefully you can shine in the interview and make up for a low score😁( unless you are applying for my course 😆)

    I am expecting around 70... maybe 60 if I messed up.
    What are you applying for? Jelaous of your score! You'll probably get an interview if you scored that high
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    (Original post by littlesky)
    When are they gonna put the paper up on their website??
    Probably not until next week.
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    (Original post by natalieetx)
    What are you applying for? Jelaous of your score! You'll probably get an interview if you scored that high
    Don't be! My GCSEs aren't exactly great so I am not that confident about my application.
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    (Original post by Moriheru)
    This is only my guess. I don't think the exam was unreasonably difficult and so I don't think a low th. is justified.Anyway hopefully you can shine in the interview and make up for a low score😁( unless you are applying for my course 😆)

    I am expecting around 70... maybe 60 if I messed up.
    I might not even get an interview based on the MAT. Don't worry about me as competition. There are far more smarter people than me applying.
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    January 2018. You will find out whether you've received an offer and after that you could ask for feedback from the college you applied to, including the mat score.
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    (Original post by Moriheru)
    Don't be! My GCSEs aren't exactly great so I am not that confident about my application.
    mate, if you get 70 in this MAT then I dont see any reason why you won't get an interview even if your GCSE's are not good.
 
 
 

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