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    i am a 15 year old studying at gcse level but i really really want to do law at oxford university.
    i know i am among thousands of others who want the same but im not sure what i should do stand out.
    i do further maths and i am predicted all As for my gcse's!
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    Make a thread about how you aren't sure you are good enough for Oxbridge on tsr. That's something that will REALLY make you stand out
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    Oxford is trash m8. Harvard or gtfo.
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    (Original post by SYYAAM97)
    Oxford is trash m8. Harvard or gtfo.
    i live in the uk so harvard isnt really an option
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    (Original post by sanban786)
    i live in the uk so harvard isnt really an option
    Thats what a weakling would say.
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    (Original post by sanban786)
    i live in the uk so harvard isnt really an option
    Plenty of Brits go to Harvard.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...niversity.html
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    (Original post by SYYAAM97)
    Thats what a weakling would say.
    (Original post by sanban786)
    i live in the uk so harvard isnt really an option
    (Original post by SYYAAM97)
    Oxford is trash m8. Harvard or gtfo.
    You're both weak af.

    Wolverhampton or GTFO. Give up unless you get a degree from there.
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    (Original post by High Stakes)
    You're both weak af.

    Wolverhampton or GTFO. Give up unless you get a degree from there.
    Wasteman alert!!!!!!!
    London met or gtfo
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    (Original post by SYYAAM97)
    Thats what a weakling would say.
    well thats your opinion i only wanted advice on getting into oxford
    i never asked if oxford is good or not
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    (Original post by sanban786)
    i live in the uk so harvard isnt really an option
    It totally is an option if you do lots of extracurriculars and get all As in GCSE and do well in the SATs. Also, if your household income is less than £60,000, they're willing to pay for everything, including tuition fees and accommodation, and you'll only have to pay $2000, but you'll work and hour a week on campus. Same for Yale, MIT and Princeton. They'll also pay for American healthcare.

    I don't think they really know the difference between A and A* since they don't usually get many British applications, but I think they will in time, so maybe getting A*s rather than As will be better.
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    (Original post by sanban786)
    i am a 15 year old studying at gcse level but i really really want to do law at oxford university.
    i know i am among thousands of others who want the same but im not sure what i should do stand out.
    i do further maths and i am predicted all As for my gcse's!
    NCS

    Extended Project Qualification in Year 12

    Go to their outreach events on the website but that will be in Year 12
    http://www.uniq.ox.ac.uk/content/law

    Do some wider reading around the topics covered in the Oxford Law course

    Work experience related to Law e.g. Solicitors

    There's probably a lot more stuff but thats all i can think of
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    (Original post by asmuse123)
    It totally is an option if you do lots of extracurriculars and get all As in GCSE and do well in the SATs. Also, if your household income is less than £60,000, they're willing to pay for everything, including tuition fees and accommodation, and you'll only have to pay $2000, but you'll work and hour a week on campus. Same for Yale, MIT and Princeton. They'll also pay for American healthcare.

    I don't think they really know the difference between A and A* since they don't usually get many British applications, but I think they will in time, so maybe getting A*s rather than As will be better.
    this is really helpful but wouldn't i have to compete against thousands of american applicants ???:confused:
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    (Original post by Lemuelc14)
    NCS

    Extended Project Qualification in Year 12

    Go to their outreach events on the website but that will be in Year 12
    http://www.uniq.ox.ac.uk/content/law

    Do some wider reading around the topics covered in the Oxford Law course

    Work experience related to Law e.g. Solicitors

    There's probably a lot more stuff but thats all i can think of
    is this free or do you have to pay ?
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    (Original post by SYYAAM97)
    Oxford is trash m8. Harvard or gtfo.
    Not at undergrad it isn't.
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    (Original post by Copperknickers)
    Plenty of Brits go to Harvard.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...niversity.html
    i just think it might be slightly impossible getting in .....:confused:
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    (Original post by sanban786)
    i am a 15 year old studying at gcse level but i really really want to do law at oxford university.
    i know i am among thousands of others who want the same but im not sure what i should do stand out.
    i do further maths and i am predicted all As for my gcse's!
    really push yourself to try and possibly get as many A*s as possible?
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    Maybe try standing out by being older and having started your A levels..
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    (Original post by sanban786)
    this is really helpful but wouldn't i have to compete against thousands of american applicants ???:confused:
    Yeah, but they seem to prefer British applicants since 9% of British applicants to Harvard are accepted, compared to the average rate of 6.9%. Just make sure you're a good, nice person with many interests (AKA lots of extracurriculars, especially charity), with lots of As and A*s and open-minded about different cultures. You'll have a higher chance of being accepted than American applicants; our education system is better.
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    (Original post by sanban786)
    is this free or do you have to pay ?
    NCS is £50 but this is relatively cheap considering its subsidized by the government from around £1000

    wider reading is free

    the UNIQ summer schools are free i think?

    Open days are free except travelling costs

    Work experience is free

    The EPQ is free but you have to pay for any materials you use
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    Maybe try standing out by being older and having started your A levels..
    aha but your never too young to start thinking about these things
 
 
 
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