I'm an international student studying in the States, thinking about applying to three UK Schools - Oxford, Imperial, and U Manchester.
Here are my questions:
1. Is the UCAS system for every school I'm applying to without supplemental materials (meaning I don't have to write supplemental essays for each school like Common App)?
2. Is there a specific prompt for UCAS Application or it's more of a generic personal statement with regards to my intended major?
3. How should I evaluate my chance of getting into the colleges I'm applying to? I'm aware that Oxford and Imperial are reaches, for everyone of course. But I still want to know the likelihood of getting in. Does passing the entry requirements guarantee conditional offers?
4. Is there an activity section for the UCAS system? I've heard that British schools tend to ignore the EC part, which is very valued in US colleges.