General Interview Discussion 2018

Discussion in 'Interviews' started by GottaGo, Aug 5, 2018.

  1. 1234med

    1234med Regular Member

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    Following! Seems like only SATAC, UQ and Monash (Calculator) tells. Curious about TISC, UAC and JCU though
     
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  2. ^^how do you find your bonus adjustments for SATAC/UQ?
     
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  3. 1234med

    1234med Regular Member

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    Sorry I can't find the page itself, maybe A1 can help? But it was something like 2 points for Specialist Maths/ language/ financial, etc

    For SATAC, I believe it was purely for financial, (medical reasons ?), but not subjects. It adds points to the aggregate/ ATAR. I think A1 could help too? Sorry, I know the schemes are in place but can't find the pages!
     
  4. Crow

    Crow Moderator Most Active 2018

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    JCU doesn’t do bonus points for EAS or specific school subjects, only rurality.
     
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  5. jelli

    jelli New Member

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    This page details the general admission schemes for UQ i.e. Rural Sub-quota and Indigenous pathways: Admission schemes
    Subject incentive scheme: Subject Incentive Scheme
     
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  6. Medtastic

    Medtastic JMP BMedSci/MD UoN I

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    Anyone know approximately how many interstate interviews Monash and unsw hold?
     
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    jelli New Member

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    In that case it may be that neither can tell you, unless one of the two have told others, in which case, I'm sure someone will say :)
     
  8. Gav10

    Gav10 New Member

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    I'm curious because Smelly Boy and some others I noticed have been able to call up the relevant institution and find out exactly how many bonus points they got. Hopefully they can help me out here! :D
     
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  9. mediboy2000

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    Curtin 2nd round interview offers are out my friend has told me
     
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  10. lillysayse

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    Thanks for updating everyone :)
     
  11. letmedomedicine

    letmedomedicine New Member

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    Hi all. I just got an interview invite from UNSW (wasn't expecting it at all)
    The email made it very clear that the cut-off scores are now ATAR 98:2 and UMAT 60 but that all three components need to be sufficiently high.
    On top of that, the email stressed "Please think carefully about this when considering the time, effort and money you will need to invest to attend an interview"

    I got an ATAR of 98.25 (IB 40) and UMAT 92%ile so given that all three components need to be sufficiently high, do you think there's any point in doing an interview?

    I mean obviously I don't want to give up but .... yeah idk
     
  12. lillysayse

    lillysayse New Member

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    geez. that seems like a harsh email kinda knocking you down before you've even given it a shot..?!
     
  13. 1234med

    1234med Regular Member

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    Congrats! What do you mean by UMAT score 60?
     
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  14. betty crocker

    betty crocker New Member

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    I think it's the average of all 3 section scores.
     
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  15. letmedomedicine

    letmedomedicine New Member

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    Tell me about it!

    Thanks! The email itself just said UMAT 60 so I'm assuming percentile? Not too sure.
     
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    letmedomedicine New Member

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    Oh that makes sense.
     
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  17. mickeymoose

    mickeymoose New Member

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    Hi letmedomedicine, I am wondering if you have any special considerations like GWS or SEAS or rural?
     
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    letmedomedicine New Member

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    Hi mickeymoose! I have no special considerations!!
     
  19. Crow

    Crow Moderator Most Active 2018

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    A1 can do the calculations, but UNSW are actually looking out for everyone’s best interests with that email - if one already has an offer interstate that they’re likely to accept then it is not worth the financial investment from the applicant, nor the time investment from the interviewers (who are almost certainly volunteers) to proceed with an interview.

    I’d only be attending the interview if you don’t already have a place offer from a higher interstate preference, given the financial and time investment involved relative to the chances of offer.
     
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    Mana Registrar Administrar

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    If this is your only interview for this year then I would strongly recommend that you take it, because a small chance is better than no chance and the cost is much less than doing a whole year of something you would prefer less.
     
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