Join TSR now and get answers to all your questions about uniSign up now

Will oxford still interview me even if I don't meet all their requirements? Watch

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Will oxford still interview me even if I don't meet all their requirements?

    So I'm doing the IB and am applying for Oxford where the requirements are 38 points and 6,6,6 at higher levels.

    Currently my predicted grades are 39 with 7,5,5 at higher levels.

    Assuming that my personal statement is good and I write a good HAT test would I have a chance of being interviewed?

    My school is very picky about predicted grades and unlike other schools they prefer to under predict grades rather than give you too high ones. I'm quite confident that I would be able to move my two higher levels German A lang lit and Physics up from a 5 to a 6 for the final exams.

    I'm just sort of scared they won't even consider me due to the predictions and I won't even have a chance to go to an interview.

    anyway I was wondering if anyone is in a similar situation or knows any details. Otherwise applying to oxford may just be a waste.
    • Political Ambassador
    • Welcome Squad
    Offline

    3
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Ben Gee)
    Will oxford still interview me even if I don't meet all their requirements?

    So I'm doing the IB and am applying for Oxford where the requirements are 38 points and 6,6,6 at higher levels.

    Currently my predicted grades are 39 with 7,5,5 at higher levels.

    Assuming that my personal statement is good and I write a good HAT test would I have a chance of being interviewed?

    My school is very picky about predicted grades and unlike other schools they prefer to under predict grades rather than give you too high ones. I'm quite confident that I would be able to move my two higher levels German A lang lit and Physics up from a 5 to a 6 for the final exams.

    I'm just sort of scared they won't even consider me due to the predictions and I won't even have a chance to go to an interview.

    anyway I was wondering if anyone is in a similar situation or knows any details. Otherwise applying to oxford may just be a waste.
    Anything could happen. If you don't meet their minimum requirements they're most likely to reject you on this basis or categorise you low because you don't meet their requirements.
 
 
 
Poll
How are you feeling about Results Day?
Applying to uni

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni

Graduates celebrate

How to write a good personal statement

Expert PS advice from the people who will read it

Uni match

Uni match

Can't decide where to apply? Our tool will help you find the perfect course

Two students working together

A-Z of universities

Read our guides to unis and colleges from around the UK

A student working on a computer

Personal statement help

Use our tool to get your ideal PS quickly!

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student looking down a microscope

Planning open days

Find upcoming open days and get advice on preparing.

Help out other students

These questions still need an answer

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.