You can't be truly great without going to Oxbridge

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    Oxbridge is increasingly irrelevant nowadays.
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    (Original post by elen90)
    Oxbridge is increasingly irrelevant nowadays.
    http://www.mckinsey.com/global-locat.../en/our-people

    Out of the UK-educated directors on this list, 80% of them went to Oxford or Cambridge lmao

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    (Original post by Plagioclase)
    Sorry, I was just surprised at the fact that you've claimed to have graduated from two completely different universities in two years. You might want to make your mind up!
    I mean, it's possible, if you do a 1-year masters (in particular, Cambridge will let you do just part 3 of the Tripos if you've already got a strong enough maths BSc/BA).
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    No, it's not good enough to go to Oxford (Cambridge is far behind in influence). You also have to be part of the right circles while you're there. Judging by all the people I know who went (and some of them to good colleges), if you're a normal person and you go to Oxbridge you don't end up any better off than a normal person who went to a high Russell Group or especially a London university.
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    (Original post by elen90)
    Oxbridge is increasingly irrelevant nowadays.
    Evidence to support this statement?
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    (Original post by bethanystephens)
    Well you'd better stay tuned then because I'm fabulous af and will become the world's best solicitor with zero connections with Oxford or Cambridge
    You sure told him :sly:

    Besides, OP probably went to some piddling local college and crapped out of his national diploma after seven years or so.
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    (Original post by Poooky)
    John's is the richest

    But Teddy Hall is lovely too
    hahahahahahaha

    Trinity Cambridge says hi ^.^
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    (Original post by elen90)
    Oxbridge is increasingly irrelevant nowadays.
    ^.- elaborate?
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    Much triggering in this thread
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    For the record you can be truly great wherever you go
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    (Original post by MathMoFarah)
    hahahahahahaha

    Trinity Cambridge says hi ^.^
    Just looked up their endowment. Wow
 
 
 
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