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    I'm not sure whether to apply to Oxford or Cambridge as I loved both of them equally when looking around. I want to apply for Law which is AAA at Oxford and A*AA at Cambridge, I'm predicted AAA. My LNAT scores have been 25 and above but my GCSE's weren't so good which apparently bad for Oxford as they put some weight on it. I also perform quite well at interview, which do you think is better to apply to?
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    I'd say apply to Oxford. Cambridge will reject you without question if you're not predicted A*AA.
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    (Original post by lot1313)
    I'm not sure whether to apply to Oxford or Cambridge as I loved both of them equally when looking around. I want to apply for Law which is AAA at Oxford and A*AA at Cambridge, I'm predicted AAA. My LNAT scores have been 25 and above but my GCSE's weren't so good which apparently bad for Oxford as they put some weight on it. I also perform quite well at interview, which do you think is better to apply to?
    Hi lot1313,

    When you apply it is also important to check which course is the most relevant to your interests and what you really want to study.
    You say that you interview well so you might want to check this blog which takes you through what an Oxford Law interview is like.

    Hope this helps, and don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions!

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    (Original post by lot1313)
    I'm not sure whether to apply to Oxford or Cambridge as I loved both of them equally when looking around. I want to apply for Law which is AAA at Oxford and A*AA at Cambridge, I'm predicted AAA. My LNAT scores have been 25 and above but my GCSE's weren't so good which apparently bad for Oxford as they put some weight on it. I also perform quite well at interview, which do you think is better to apply to?
    Did you do any subjects for AS?
    Can you get predicted A*AA+?
    How do you think you'd do on the Cambridge Law Test?

    It's worth considering that Oxford get rid of half of their applicants in the shortlisting stage. This means that students without suitable grades often don't get to be interviewed. Cambridge, on the other hand, interviews a far higher percentage (something like 70%+, correct me if I'm wrong), so if you think you can perform well at interview, it might be worth considering the CLT and Cambridge. Vela1 is right though, Cambridge will not interview you if you're predicted AAA.
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    You should also be getting 28+ in the LNAT


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    I've just finished my as levels and starting yr13 in September, when do we get our a2 predictions and references?
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    I've just finished my as levels and starting yr13 in September, when do we get our a2 predictions and references?
    Depends on your school. Your UCAS application has to be sent off by the October Oxbridge/Medicine deadline so you need to make sure you're nagging relevant people if they're not getting their act together.
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    (Original post by lot1313)
    I'm not sure whether to apply to Oxford or Cambridge as I loved both of them equally when looking around. I want to apply for Law which is AAA at Oxford and A*AA at Cambridge, I'm predicted AAA. My LNAT scores have been 25 and above but my GCSE's weren't so good which apparently bad for Oxford as they put some weight on it. I also perform quite well at interview, which do you think is better to apply to?
    I'd say visit, I didn't decide on applying to Oxford until I had visited both Cambridge and oxford colleges.

    Then when you decide on one, you can set up your plan whether that be getting better at the LNAT to make up for your GCSEs or getting teachers to raise your grade predictions.
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    Oxford and Cambridge is like Nike and Adidas, some prefer one over the other but in reality they're both v similar.

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