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    About 80 miles.
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    (Original post by TyanaChu)
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    They're two different universities... do you have a more specific question?
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    (Original post by Plagioclase)
    They're two different universities... do you have a more specific question?
    as in how does one choose between them they're both equally as good so what are like major differences? Is one easier to get into ect
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    (Original post by TyanaChu)
    as in how does one choose between them they're both equally as good so what are like major differences? Is one easier to get into ect
    Start with the info on TSR and the unis own websites.

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...(aka_Oxbridge)

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    At Oxford they say DPhil, at Cambridge they say PhD. It makes them completely different.
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    (Original post by TyanaChu)
    as in how does one choose between them they're both equally as good so what are like major differences? Is one easier to get into ect
    Way too broad question.
    They're different in various ways in many aspects.
    What course are you interested, for example?

    Maybe you can read these first and come back with more specific question.

    https://www.timeshighereducation.com...-and-cambridge

    http://www.topuniversities.com/stude...d-or-cambridge

    https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/unde...erences?wssl=1
    (Note: Cambridge recently announced they'll be introducing pre/at-interview test from the next application cycle in the wake of A-level reform.)
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    (Original post by TyanaChu)
    as in how does one choose between them they're both equally as good so what are like major differences? Is one easier to get into ect
    What course are you interested in? Choose between them based on the course - for instance if you want to do PPE that is only available at Oxford, but Philosophy by itself is only an option at Cambridge.
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    (Original post by sweeneyrod)
    What course are you interested in? Choose between them based on the course - for instance if you want to do PPE that is only available at Oxford, but Philosophy by itself is only an option at Cambridge.
    I'm interested in studying law
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    Oxford makes toffs, Cambridge makes Nobel Prize winners

    Only messing. They're quite different in terms of the content of their courses. Have a look around
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    (Original post by TyanaChu)
    I'm interested in studying law
    Very old thread (so doublecheck if the details still apply) but might help:

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=265529

    Basically you need to compare the courses and make your choice.

    Also

    The secret of winning a place to study law:
    http://gu.com/p/357mq

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    (Original post by TyanaChu)
    as in how does one choose between them they're both equally as good so what are like major differences? Is one easier to get into ect
    The courses are different. Choose which one you prefer. There are often major differences, e.g. all sciences are taught through the Natural Sciences Tripos at Cambridge whereas Oxford allows you to specialise from the onset.
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    Visit both, see how you feel. My daughter always said she wanted to go to Oxford, but she passionately preferred Cam when we visited them. It is personal.
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    Oxford cares more for your GCSEs

    Cambridge cares more for your A-levels

    Well, at least, that is what Simon said.
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    (Original post by TyanaChu)
    as in how does one choose between them they're both equally as good so what are like major differences? Is one easier to get into ect
    What do you mean by equally good?
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    Cambridge is slightly better but most people don't really mind.
 
 
 
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