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How to register for the ECAA

The Economics Admissions Assessment (ECAA) is a 2-hour written exam, for students applying to Economics at Cambridge. The test is sat on 31st October 2018 and you must register separately from your UCAS application. The deadline for application to the ECAA is 15th October 2018. Your assessment centre must register you for the exam, you…

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ECAA Section 1B Guide

Section 1B tests principles of advanced mathematics. You have to answer 15 questions in 40 minutes. The questions can be quite difficult and it’s easy to get bogged down. However, it’s well worth spending time preparing for this section as its possible to rapidly improve with targeted preparation.     Again, let’s begin with a…

ECAA: What you need to know

Different Cambridge colleges will place different weightings on different components so its important you find out as much information about how your marks will be used by emailing the college admissions office. In general, the university will interview a high proportion of realitstic applicants so the ECAA score isn’t vital for making the interview shortlist.…

TSA Results

It’s all about the TSA results! The TSA results are the be-all and end-all of this process. They determine whether you are invited to interview along with other factors like your personal statement. Some colleges/courses operate a cut-off, so scoring highly is a must!     Section 1 Section 1 scores 1 mark per question.…

TSA Section 1: Critical Thinking

  What does TSA Critical Thinking require? TSA Critical Thinking questions require you to understand the constituents of a good argument and be able to pick them apart. The majority of TSA Critical thinking questions tend to fall into 5 major categories: Identifying Conclusions Identifying Assumptions + Flaws Strengthening and Weakening arguments Matching Arguments Applying…