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    A thread for 2018 applicants to St John's College, Cambridge

    Please feel free to introduce yourself and the subject you are applying for, and hopefully we can make it through the admissions process together!

    Personally I'm a hopeful Physical NatSci

    For those with portal login details: Provisional subject interview dates can be found here.
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    Tagging the applicants I know from the Cambridge thread: Blos bonnie_x Student1256 HeadHoncho

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    Hi there! I'm applying for history Just sent in all my written work so now just got to wait and see!
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    (Original post by Katherine.M)
    Hi there! I'm applying for history Just sent in all my written work so now just got to wait and see!
    Awesome to see other applicants Hope all goes well! Just waiting for the interview invites now :afraid:

    Did you get asked for a data protection form/proof of UMS as well as written work? Nobody seems to know whether John's asks for them or not I personally haven't been asked for anything.
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    Hey everyone, I'm a potential medic and I've not been asked for a data protection form/UMS either. I'm assuming they just ask us to fill it in later than other colleges?
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    (Original post by Kaedra)
    Awesome to see other applicants Hope all goes well! Just waiting for the interview invites now :afraid:

    Did you get asked for a data protection form/proof of UMS as well as written work? Nobody seems to know whether John's asks for them or not I personally haven't been asked for anything.
    Nope I haven’t heard anything, by the looks of things St. John’s just doesn’t do them yet at least. Either that or they’ve somehow missed loads of their applicants which seems pretty unlikely!
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    (Original post by Katherine.M)
    Nope I haven’t heard anything, by the looks of things St. John’s just doesn’t do them yet at least. Either that or they’ve somehow missed loads of their applicants which seems pretty unlikely!
    I think you're right they probably don't do it
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    (Original post by Kaedra)
    Awesome to see other applicants Hope all goes well! Just waiting for the interview invites now :afraid:

    Did you get asked for a data protection form/proof of UMS as well as written work? Nobody seems to know whether John's asks for them or not I personally haven't been asked for anything.
    I think they’d put it on the applicant portal (not sure if everyone has that), or maybe they only ask people once they are given offers??
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    (Original post by bonnie_x)
    Hey everyone, I'm a potential medic and I've not been asked for a data protection form/UMS either. I'm assuming they just ask us to fill it in later than other colleges?
    (Original post by Katherine.M)
    Nope I haven’t heard anything, by the looks of things St. John’s just doesn’t do them yet at least. Either that or they’ve somehow missed loads of their applicants which seems pretty unlikely!
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    I think you're right they probably don't do it
    (Original post by HeadHoncho)
    I think they’d put it on the applicant portal (not sure if everyone has that), or maybe they only ask people once they are given offers??
    Haha, it's a relief to know that everyone's in the same boat Here's hoping we all get interviews soon!
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    (Original post by Kaedra)
    A thread for 2018 applicants to St John's College, Cambridge

    Please feel free to introduce yourself and the subject you are applying for, and hopefully we can make it through the admissions process together!

    Personally I'm a hopeful Physical NatSci

    For those with portal login details: Provisional subject interview dates can be found here.
    Hi, I'm David and I'm applying for Natural Sciences through the Biological route. I study maths, physics, biology and chemistry at Sixth Form and am the only one to apply for Cambridge. If I get in I hope to study a couple of biology modules and physics, or maybe one of each science.
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    (Original post by Kaedra)
    Haha, it's a relief to know that everyone's in the same boat Here's hoping we all get interviews soon!
    Praying for an interview, the saying 'Cambridge interviews 90% of applicants' has really hyped me up
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    (Original post by Blos)
    Praying for an interview, the saying 'Cambridge interviews 90% of applicants' has really hyped me up
    Not quite, it's roughly 75-80%.

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    (Original post by Doc Dave)
    Hi, I'm David and I'm applying for Natural Sciences through the Biological route. I study maths, physics, biology and chemistry at Sixth Form and am the only one to apply for Cambridge. If I get in I hope to study a couple of biology modules and physics, or maybe one of each science.
    Funnily enough I was thinking of something similar, at least taking a biology module I guess that's the best thing about NatSci
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    (Original post by Blos)
    Praying for an interview, the saying 'Cambridge interviews 90% of applicants' has really hyped me up
    75-80% are still pretty good chances and much better than other medical schools! I have hope haha
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    What made everyone choose John's, out of interest?
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    (Original post by bonnie_x)
    What made everyone choose John's, out of interest?
    It has a large group of medics so I took it to consideration and founds out more and it just made me excited
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    (Original post by bonnie_x)
    What made everyone choose John's, out of interest?
    Wasn't planning to but I fell in love at the open day, it's really a beautiful college

    As a side note: Did anyone else get an email from John's last night asking for any additional documents to be uploaded? They haven't said which ones though, being all mysterious about this I might see if I can find proof of ums to scan in or something
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    (Original post by Kaedra)
    Wasn't planning to but I fell in love at the open day, it's really a beautiful college

    As a side note: Did anyone else get an email from John's last night asking for any additional documents to be uploaded? They haven't said which ones though, being all mysterious about this I might see if I can find proof of ums to scan in or something
    Yeah, they said only relevant stuff so I’m thinking of sending in raw marks for linear subjects, but idk what else is ‘relevant’ that I haven’t already included in the rest of my app
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    (Original post by Kaedra)
    Wasn't planning to but I fell in love at the open day, it's really a beautiful college

    As a side note: Did anyone else get an email from John's last night asking for any additional documents to be uploaded? They haven't said which ones though, being all mysterious about this I might see if I can find proof of ums to scan in or something
    Hi there, another physical NatSci applicant here.
    I also received that email asking for additional documents. I’ve been thinking about Olympiad certificates but not sure what to classify them as...
    Also I guess the upload portal is used by arts and humanities students for submission of specific essay? In that case maybe we could submit research project papers
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    (Original post by Cened)
    Hi there, another physical NatSci applicant here.
    I also received that email asking for additional documents. I’ve been thinking about Olympiad certificates but not sure what to classify them as...
    Also I guess the upload portal is used by arts and humanities students for submission of specific essay? In that case maybe we could submit research project papers
    I emailed them over a week ago to ask about which documents they wanted, but still no reply I'll update on here if I hear anything.
 
 
 
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