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Offline Tony_82

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Interview Advice (for a place in a university)?
« on: 11/04/2010 12:47:11 »
Please can anyone help in any math's or physics questions that I may get asked in a interview for a place in a university.

Or any other tips.

For example,
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How might you go about proving that sin(x) + cos(x) = 1?
 


 

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« Reply #1 on: 12/04/2010 15:40:51 »
Tony I see no one has been able to advise you yet.. be patient perhaps someone today will see the post and respond appropriately! Okay?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 15/04/2010 17:55:42 »
Tony, they will only expect you to have knowledge appropriate to your level which will be the exam you are about to take this summer. As long as you have swatted up on the type of question you would get in these exams, I doubt you would get anything worse.
University interviews are to access how keen you are on the topic you are applying for, your general level of understanding of the subject and if you are mature enough to take on the social and psychological stresses university can bring.
Don't over worry about the interview. You will probably find it easier than you think.

Sorry can't help with the Maths. Schools will often help and advise on university interviews. They will often do a simulated one to help to calm your nerves.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 17/04/2010 12:47:03 »
It's OK I'm in.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 20/04/2010 21:08:22 »
Well done. Was the interview full of Maths questions or was it easier than you thought? 
 

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« Reply #5 on: 21/04/2010 13:12:21 »
Just more of a chat, no math questions at all, they did say they would be math questions.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 21/04/2010 22:38:17 »
Congratulations!

Just remember, if you ever change your mind and decide to follow a different path, you have already demonstrated that you have considerable ability. You will be able to apply that ability in many directions.
 

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