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    it isnt all about the academic side. my friend turned them down, as all the times she went there, she couldnt imagine herself being there. theres also accommodation, night life, expense etc etc to take into account.
    another person at my school turned down law at oxford to do chemical engineering at miami
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    (Original post by JamesBowater)
    I know at least two people who turned down Oxbridge and I went for about 7 weeks then dropped out. It really isn't all its cracked up to be imo.
    Yeah, have to say I agree. Went to Cambridge for around 9 weeks and really didn't get on with the place. Dropped out and am now studying at KCL, and absolutely loving it. The pressure of being at Oxbridge totally outweighed the benefits of getting a degree from there. Also i just didn't enjoy the atmosphere. At the end of the day it's more about enjoying uni than going to somewhere that's ranked "top" or whatever.
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    For £1 billion I might turn Cambridge down for law. :p: As you can probably tell, I definitely don't prefer anywhere else and really want to go there!

    But I'm sure the people who do turn Oxbridge down have their reasons. Oxbridge aren't definitely the best choice for everybody for every degree course, despite some misconception. And a lot of people might simply not like the place, not get on with the people they have to spend a lot of time with and just generally dislike the atmosphere.
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    (Original post by greenforce)
    u cant apply to oxford and cambridge at the same time..there are much general studies at oxbridge than other uni's like imperial ucl lse warwick.but u can apply there and if u gud enough to get an offer turn it down--show offf man>>!(what ppl dieing for i rejected it0
    Sorry?
    What are you talking about?
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    (Original post by bikipip)
    Just going on what I've been told. Don't shoot the messenger!
    That doesn't exempt you from checking the stuff you repeat has at least some basis in fact, though.
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    Yes, my brother turned down Cambridge for LSE (for economics).
 
 
 
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