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    (Original post by MagikMonkey)
    Yeah... srs. Why?
    Obviously it's good. What, did you think everyone else is scoring above 90%?
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    i need to ace the TSA my personal statement is shocking lol but my grades are okish and my reference will be good
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    (Original post by MagikMonkey)
    Yeah... srs. Why?
    It is fantastic.
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    http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications...documents.html

    more links. F94 A section has some questions that might be useful. they're a bit easier and slightly different in style, but they still allow you to practice the same skills.
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    (Original post by lol_wut)
    http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications...documents.html

    more links. F94 A section has some questions that might be useful. they're a bit easier and slightly different in style, but they still allow you to practice the same skills.
    Thanks lol_wut!

    You are brill!

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    I seriously need to ace this test, time to get cracking on the past papers methinks!
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    (Original post by Coughsplutter)
    I seriously need to ace this test, time to get cracking on the past papers methinks!
    Same...

    Although I need to do my personal statement first :rolleyes: . How's everyone getting on with theirs?
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    (Original post by Kneechuh)
    Same...

    Although I need to do my personal statement first :rolleyes: . How's everyone getting on with theirs?
    C'mon Kneechuh! It is quite difficult to get started, but once you begin to put words on paper it starts to flow...
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    (Original post by Graphix)
    C'mon Kneechuh! It is quite difficult to get started, but once you begin to put words on paper it starts to flow...
    It's hard striking that balance between pretentiousness and cheesey-ness...:o:
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    (Original post by Kneechuh)
    It's hard striking that balance between pretentiousness and cheesey-ness...:o:
    Tell me about it!
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    I've paid and sent my form off to my referee today and I'm still not entirely happy with the personal statement, but to be fair I don't think I ever would be. Re-reading the first ever draft I did, it's just plain awful :o: Horrible pretentious cheesiness.

    :woo:

    I don't think I've managed to entirely eradicate the cheesy odour but it's tonnes better than what I was and I've actually adressed substantial, solid points rather than waffle on with flowery words.

    I'm scared. I'm really scared. :eek3:

    Well, it can be sent back for final modification by my referee if she finds anything majorly wrong, so there's not too much to fear. But yes, I'm still scared :o:
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    (Original post by jnm008)
    Guys, I have been trying to find someone who can teach me more about the TSA as there are literally no real past papers out there! I came across a company on Google called Sucedo.

    www.sucedo.com

    They claim to have a tutor working for them who scored 100% in last years TSA Oxford multiple choice section..do you think that's true? Has anyone used them before?
    I spoke with them at the company, they seem to do teaching as well as 3 mock papers! we all know how hard it is to find them on the internet!

    I am the only one who is tempted to use them?
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    (Original post by jnm008)
    I spoke with them at the company, they seem to do teaching as well as 3 mock papers! we all know how hard it is to find them on the internet!

    I am the only one who is tempted to use them?
    Dont bother. The whole point of the TSA is that you cant study for it, and it cant be revised.
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    Are we supposed to put the TSA in the Education section on UCAS under Admissions tests? I did, but all the people saying "unis have no way of knowing whether you've applied to Oxford" in other threads confused me. Surely if you put an admissions test specific to Oxford on your application, every other uni will be able to see that and be in no doubt as to whether you've applied there. Not that it matters, just wondering if I was correct in putting the test on there.
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    (Original post by Meliae)
    Are we supposed to put the TSA in the Education section on UCAS under Admissions tests? I did, but all the people saying "unis have no way of knowing whether you've applied to Oxford" in other threads confused me. Surely if you put an admissions test specific to Oxford on your application, every other uni will be able to see that and be in no doubt as to whether you've applied there. Not that it matters, just wondering if I was correct in putting the test on there.
    I don't think you need to put it as 1) We haven't done it yet so you'll only put grade pending and 2) Oxford will know that you have to do it and the score will get directly sent to them...
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    (Original post by Graphix)
    I don't think you need to put it as 1) We haven't done it yet so you'll only put grade pending and 2) Oxford will know that you have to do it and the score will get directly sent to them...
    True, but those things are also true of A levels. Why would it be on the list if we weren't supposed to include it? I suppose people who took it the previous year might want to put it on but still...
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    (Original post by Meliae)
    True, but those things are also true of A levels. Why would it be on the list if we weren't supposed to include it? I suppose people who took it the previous year might want to put it on but still...
    I think it's mainly for medicine applicants as their UKCAT and BMAT scores are relevant to many of the unis they apply for - not just one institution...and perhaps law applicants too, with the LNAT...?
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    (Original post by Graphix)
    I think it's mainly for medicine applicants as their UKCAT and BMAT scores are relevant to many of the unis they apply for - not just one institution...and perhaps law applicants too, with the LNAT...?
    I mean that the TSA is on the list.
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    (Original post by Meliae)
    I mean that the TSA is on the list.
    Ahh...

    ...but, anyway, there's no need to put it on as Oxford'll get your results direct and the other unis don't need to know you're applying there (although they may guess...)

    But my thinking could be wrong!
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    (Original post by Graphix)
    Ahh...

    ...but, anyway, there's no need to put it on as Oxford'll get your results direct and the other unis don't need to know you're applying there (although they may guess...)

    But my thinking could be wrong!
    I wish UCAS would give clearer guidance. There are lots of ambiguities when filling the forms in and the help sections are so limited. I've put it and sent it anyway, but I don't care about other unis seeing that I've applied to Oxford. I'm pretty sure they'd work it out anyway based on the rest of my application and the early send date.
 
 
 
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