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STEP Support Programme

STEP 2 Strategy

I am taking STEP2 tomorrow. I have read that we are advised not to try more than 6 questions. Does anyone disagree with this? What are the chances of getting a 1 if i do 8 questions half-way, completing only 2 or 3? Is there any other particular strategy you would recommend?

Useful Links

Underground Mathematics: Selected worked STEP questions

STEP Question database

University of Cambridge Mathematics Faculty: What do we look for?

University of Cambridge Mathematics Faculty: Information about STEP

University of Cambridge Admissions Office: Undergraduate course information for Mathematics

Stephen Siklos' "Advanced Problems in Mathematics" book (external link)

MEI: Worked solutions to STEP questions (external link)

OCR: Exam board information about STEP (external link)

AMSP (Advanced Maths Support programme): Support for University Admission Tests (external link)