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    I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, but here I am

    I recently applied for a Scholarship for a week long program in the University of Oxford and I found out today I was rejected (http://www.oxbridgeprograms.com)

    I would like to know your opinion on this program or experience if you've attended one. I am considering to apply paying full price, but I'm considering if it is worth it or if it would be valuable for my university application. Please consider that I want to study something related to Business after high school, and that subject is unavailable at my school, so this would be an opportunity to contact with the subject.

    Thank you!!
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    Hello!
    I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, but here I am

    I recently applied for a Scholarship for a week long program in the University of Oxford and I found out today I was rejected (http://www.oxbridgeprograms.com)

    I would like to know your opinion on this program or experience if you've attended one. I am considering to apply paying full price, but I'm considering if it is worth it or if it would be valuable for my university application. Please consider that I want to study something related to Business after high school, and that subject is unavailable at my school, so this would be an opportunity to contact with the subject.

    Thank you!!
    The full price is, iirc, in the region of £4k. (Edit I was wrong: $8295!!!) It's definitely not worth paying that.

    Look for free taster courses or masterclasses instead.

    E.g. http://www.london.ac.uk/5197.html

    Other universities offer these too. Including Oxford itself.

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    The full price is, iirc, in the region of £4k. It's definitely not worth paying that.

    Look for free taster courses or masterclasses instead.

    E.g. http://www.london.ac.uk/5197.html

    Other universities offer these too. Including Oxford itself.

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    Thank you so much! I'll definitely look into that! Can you send me the link for the oxford ones?
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    Thank you so much! I'll definitely look into that! Can you send me the link for the oxford ones?
    Google is amazing...
    http://www.pathways.ox.ac.uk
    http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/under...utreach-events
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    (Original post by quelhapt12)
    Hello!
    I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, but here I am

    I recently applied for a Scholarship for a week long program in the University of Oxford and I found out today I was rejected (http://www.oxbridgeprograms.com)

    I would like to know your opinion on this program or experience if you've attended one. I am considering to apply paying full price, but I'm considering if it is worth it or if it would be valuable for my university application. Please consider that I want to study something related to Business after high school, and that subject is unavailable at my school, so this would be an opportunity to contact with the subject.

    Thank you!!
    If you actually look at the content, a lot of it is just a holiday. You go on "enrichment activities" which is just museums, the theatre, sight seeing etc. It's not relevant to a uni application. You'll have enough time to do this stuff whilst you're at uni, or if you really want to do things beforehand you'll be able to get a holiday for a lot cheaper and then you can do what actually interests you.

    students might run a lap on the track where Roger Bannister broke the four-minute-mile barrier in 1954
    That has no value to your UCAS application!

    You get to stay in uni accommodation, but that's not really that exciting. It's just a room. But if you really want to do that, again you can do it yourself.

    If you want to listen to people talk, you can find a lot of good things on YouTube, TEDtalks and things. But just because someone graduated from Oxbridge doesn't mean their opinion is relevant or correct - many will have graduated a long time ago when admissions were different. You can find more up to date things on TSR, and there are some threads where you can speak to Oxbridge admissions staff or current students.
 
 
 
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