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    Did not realise that there was an Oxford version of this!

    GCSE grades: 9A*s 1A

    A-Levels: Maths, Further Maths, Economics, Biology, Critical Thinking, EPQ
    Course: Economics and Management
    College: Haven't even thought about this yet
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    (Original post by Magnesium)
    Jeevan!! Join us
    Of course Maggie! #solidarity
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    (Original post by Magnesium)
    That's so awesome Thinking about the application process for Oxford right now is pretty daunting



    I haven't looked - what does it look like?
    I agree! I'm scared already! And here it is!

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    GCSE grades: 10 A*, 1 B
    A-levels: Maths, Further Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics.
    Course: Chemistry
    College: St. John's maybe
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    (Original post by jeevanr21)
    Of course Maggie! #solidarity
    We're just too cool

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    I agree! I'm scared already! And here it is!

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    Ahh it's so pretty!
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    (Original post by Magnesium)
    We're just too cool



    Ahh it's so pretty!
    Dat Egyptology library tho. :sexface:

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    (Original post by fluteflute)
    I have to agree with colourtheory, the "Oxford looks lots at GCSE results" is a myth. There are a few cases where GCSEs are important, for very popular courses (particularly for Medicine). But Oriental Studies interviews 86% of candidates, in other words they interview practically everyone who makes a serious application. (I suspect many of the 14% they don't interview are people who have done badly on the aptitude test, for the courses that have an aptitude test, which Japanese currently doesn't.)

    The key thing for you is to work out which universities have the courses best suited to you. The college thing is a bit sad, but it's not the end of the world - remember that 25% of Oxbridge students are at a college they didn't initially apply to (and near enough all love their college).
    I have one A* and was at interview last week for Oriental Studies.
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    I have one A* and was at interview last week for Oriental Studies.
    How was it?!

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    I'm not sure if I should bother applying to Oxford... anyone want to help me decide? I really want to but I feel like my GCSEs aren't good enough, even if I smash my AS-Levels.
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    (Original post by DelReyRevolution)
    I'm not sure if I should bother applying to Oxford... anyone want to help me decide? I really want to but I feel like my GCSEs aren't good enough, even if I smash my AS-Levels.
    What did you get? How did you rank in your year?

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    (Original post by Edminzodo)
    What did you get? How did you rank in your year?

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    I don't wanna be specific but I got all As and Bs with like one C but I had pneumonia during my GCSEs... My school was also completely RUBBISH. I now go to a better sixth form that has a good record with Oxbridge and Ivy League Universities.

    Rank... in the top 20-10%.
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    (Original post by DelReyRevolution)
    I don't wanna be specific but I got all As and Bs with like one C but I had pneumonia during my GCSEs... My school was also completely RUBBISH. I now go to a better sixth form that has a good record with Oxbridge and Ivy League Universities.

    Rank... in the top 20-10%.
    What course would you apply for?

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    (Original post by Edminzodo)
    What course would you apply for?

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    I think I'd be interested in applying for History or Psychology... I'm not sure yet but probably History.
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    (Original post by DelReyRevolution)
    I think I'd be interested in applying for History or Psychology... I'm not sure yet but probably History.
    I think if you did well for your school and this was mentioned, alongside your circumstances then you could be a competitive candidate.

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    (Original post by Edminzodo)
    I think if you did well for your school and this was mentioned, alongside your circumstances then you could be a competitive candidate.

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    Thank you!!
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    GCSE GRADES: 10As 2Bs :/
    A Levels: History, Maths, Further Maths, Physics.
    Course: History and Politics, Maths or Physics :P
    College: Oriel (Most successful BC at both Torpids and Summer Eights )
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    Shall I start making a list? Or edit the OP?

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    (Original post by Edminzodo)
    Shall I start making a list? Or edit the OP?

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    List in the OP
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    Hi everybody! So being a potential international student, I don't have the same exact qualifications that you do, although I have a few GCSEs and such, so I'll do my best!

    IGCSEs: 2A*s and an A (my school only offers 3, which is both frustrating and rather bizarre)

    Brevet (the french GCSE equivalent): Mention Très Bien (Highest distinction you can get, 5% of students achieve it a year approximately)

    Predicted OIB: 17/20, roughly equivalent to A*A*A - A*A*A*

    Course: Law with French Law

    College: I'm torn: Worcester, Mansfield or Exeter...

    Hope to see all of you in December 2015!!


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