PHYSICS-NSAA

How to prepare for the Physics NSAA

For many students, the world-famous setting of Cambridge University is the ultimate place to study Natural Sciences. Competition for a place at Cambridge is fiercely competitive with many of the applicants having over 90% UMS in all of their A-levels. As a result of this, admissions tutors need ways to differentiate between applicants than A-levels…

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How to prepare for the Chemistry NSAA

Cambridge is a fantastic place to study Natural Sciences, studying in historical surroundings whilst learning from world-renowned tutors. However, before you get there, you must make your way through the minefield of the Cambridge admissions process, including the Natural Sciences Admissions Assessment (NSAA). Competition for a place at Cambridge is fiercely competitive with many of…

nsaa the basics

NSAA: The Basics

What is the NSAA? The Natural Sciences Admissions Asesment (NSAA) is a 2-hour written exam for prospective Cambridge natural sciences and veterinary sciences applicants.     Why is it used? Cambridge applicants tend to be a bright bunch and therefore usually have excellent grades. For example, in 2013 over 65% of students who applied to…

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What is a ‘numerate’ graduate?

You will often hear the term ‘numerate graduate’ mentioned when graduate careers or degree choices are being discussed, but just what is a numerate graduate? Degrees in mathematics related subjects (maths, statistics, physics etc.) often produce what’s described as numerate graduates, as they train graduates to build models and analyse and simulate situations and make…