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    hello i achieved 6A*(MATHS, BIO,CHEM,PHYS,RELIGIOUS,GEOGRAPH Y) 3As '(ENGLISH LIT, ENGLISH LANG,PSYCHOLOGY) and a B in french

    is it wiser to apply for cambridge or oxford?
    i am aware the oxford care more about your gcses but what does cambridge care about?
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    apply to cambridge i think. They don't care so much about gcse's, just do really well in your A levels, get high UMS in them..have a good personal statement and i think you should be fine
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    I live in Cambridge, personally I'd go for it. Smaller and more beautiful place than Oxford, quicker link to London. Closer to coast as well if you're interested in that.
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    Oxford, your GCSEs are better than your AS.
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    (Original post by Questions4367)
    hello i achieved 6A*(MATHS, BIO,CHEM,PHYS,RELIGIOUS,GEOGRAPH Y) 3As '(ENGLISH LIT, ENGLISH LANG,PSYCHOLOGY) and a B in french

    is it wiser to apply for cambridge or oxford?
    i am aware the oxford care more about your gcses but what does cambridge care about?
    I'd say Cambridge. Oxford shortlist for interviews based on GCSEs and BMAT, and your GCSEs quite possibly won't get you an interview. Cambridge on the other hand, interview like 90% of applicants, so there's a shot there

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    Don't apply to Oxford. They are very GCSE heavy and statistically, it would be very difficult to secure a place with 6A*s. Cambridge would be a better option
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    (Original post by Questions4367)
    hello i achieved 6A*(MATHS, BIO,CHEM,PHYS,RELIGIOUS,GEOGRAPH Y) 3As '(ENGLISH LIT, ENGLISH LANG,PSYCHOLOGY) and a B in french

    is it wiser to apply for cambridge or oxford?
    i am aware the oxford care more about your gcses but what does cambridge care about?
    Don't apply to Oxford because you'll likely get a pre-interview rejection. Only apply to Cambridge if your AS UMS is high.
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    Very unlikely you'd get into Oxford.

    https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/me...cal/statistics

    Cambridge would depend on as ums and bmat.
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    I think Cambridge would be more sensible. Those GCSEs would be disadvantageous for Oxford.
 
 
 
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