A100 2017-2019 Applicants

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Dear St. John’s College,

Under terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, would you be so
kind as to provide the following information for all undergraduate
applicants (2019 entry, 2018 entry and 2017 entry) for (A100) at St John's College:

1. Each applicants A Level subjects and predictions
2. The corresponding BMAT scores for each of the three sections
3. The interview scores (1-10)
4. The overall score (1-10)
5. Whether an offer was made (y/n)
6. Whether the applicant was pooled (y/n)
7. Whether a pool offer was made from another college (y/n)

Please can you also include information about how contextual data is used for St. John’s, in particular for medicine applicants.

May I suggest the data to be grouped in a single table, with one
row per applicant and columns containing the data from Q1-7.

Regards,

Shayla

Freedom of Information Officer, St John's College, Cambridge

Dear Shayla,
 
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request concerning A100 Medicine
applicants for 2017-19 entry to St John’s College.
 
To comply with your precise request would require the processing of the
personal data of individual applicants for a purpose other than that for
which it was obtained and would therefore conflict with the Data
Protection Principles. However, we hope the following information will
prove useful.
 
1. Each applicants A Level subjects and predictions
A Level subjects taken by these applicants include: Biology, Chemistry,
Economics, English Language and Literature, English Literature, French,
Further Mathematics, General Studies, Geography, History, Mathematics,
Music, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
 
Predicted grades ranged from A*-B.
 
2. The corresponding BMAT scores for each of the three sections
The average BMAT scores for each section were as follows:
 
Section 1
2017 entry – 5.3
2018 entry – 4.8
2019 entry – 4.6
 
Section 2
2017 entry – 5.1
2018 entry – 5.1
2019 entry – 4.8
 
Section 3
2017 entry – 3.2
2018 entry – 3.2
2019 entry – 3.1
 
3. The interview scores (1-10)
Interview scores of all applicants ranged from 1 to 10. Interview scores
of applicants receiving an offer ranged from 3 to 10.
 
4. The overall score (1-10)
For 2019 entry, the average overall score was 6.4. The equivalent data for
2017 and 2018 entry is not held.
 
5. Whether an offer was made (y/n)
2017 entry – 17 offers were made
2018 entry – 17 offers were made
2019 entry – 18 offers were made
 
6. Whether the applicant was pooled (y/n)
2017 entry – 6 applicants were pooled
2018 entry – 12 applicants were pooled
2019 entry – 13 applicants were pooled
 
7. Whether a pool offer was made from another college (y/n)
2017 entry – 4 pooled applicants received an offer from another college
2018 entry – 5 pooled applicants received an offer from another college
2019 entry – 3 pooled applicants received an offer from another college
 
Please can you also include information about how contextual data is used
for St. John’s, in particular for medicine applicants.
A statement concerning the University’s use of contextual data is
published online at
[1]https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.u....
This statement applies to the use of contextual data by all Cambridge
Colleges (including St John’s), across all subjects (including Medicine).
 
If you are dissatisfied with my response you may seek an internal review
in writing setting out the grounds for review. It will be dealt with by a
College Officer. Should you not be satisfied with the outcome of the
review, you will have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner by
writing to: Information Commissioner’s Officer, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
 
Yours sincerely,
 
Communications Officer (Freedom of Information and Data Protection)
St John’s College
Cambridge
CB2 1TP
Registered Charity No. 1137428
 
 
 

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