## 9 questions to ask if you’re trying a STEP Mock

1. Why should I do a timed mock? A lot more goes into doing a STEP exam than just answering STEP questions. You have to consider question choice, timing, endurance, and presentation. All of these skills need to be practised just as much as...

## Do I need a STEP Preparation Timetable?

With less than 16 weeks until the STEP exams, how should you plan your preparation? This post will explore how and why you should create a STEP Preparation Timetable. So far, you’ve probably been looking at the Siklos Booklets, or the STEP Correspondence Assignments....

## My First Term…and why Warwick asks for STEP Maths!

Maths at Warwick and how preparing for STEP has helped!! If you are considering Maths at university then you probably already know this, but I’m going to say it anyway: Maths is not an easy degree. It is a lot of work, you might spend some of time feeling like you...

## Advice for Preparing for STEP from Current Cambridge Mathmos!

We first met Manjari at a Cambridge open day! (Let us know if you’re coming to one by emailing us at: info@stepmaths.co.uk) After receiving her Cambridge offer, Manjari joined us all the way from Leeds. Braving a journey starting at 5am Manjari attended both the...

## Top Tips for revising for the STEP Papers

STEP is undoubtedly one of the hardest maths exams sat by 17- and 18-year-olds. To even consider sitting STEP, you need to be both motivated and committed. There is quite a jump from A Level to STEP that can be a bit of a shock if you’re not expecting it – in 2015,...

## Robbie Talks about the Easter STEP III Preparation Course he attended…

STEP III is undoubtedly the most daunting of all the Sixth Form exams – particularly so when it seems like you’ve been thrown into the deep end with no idea what you need to do or how to start preparing for it. I myself come from a small, rural school from the North...

## STEP Maths Tuition by excellent tutors – Nicole’s experience of a STEP Maths Summer School

Well pitched STEP Maths Tuition by incredible tutors - a great combination. I attended the STEP Maths Course this summer after finishing my Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry and History AS levels. I was amazed at the broad array of topics we managed to get...

## What are the differences between STEP I, STEP II and STEP III?

Why are there three STEP Papers I hear you ask? The STEP Papers (Sixth Term Examination Papers) had the original purpose of being entrance tests for Cambridge University Maths Courses. A-levels just weren’t hard enough to give a good enough indication of whether a...

## Oxford MAT exam 2015 – how hard did you find it?

How did you find the Oxford MAT paper 2015? Attempting it ourselves, we felt that the 2015 Oxford MAT exam was significantly more difficult than past papers, indicating that Oxford wants to see how students think on their feet. The types of questions seemed different...