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    (Original post by Matt28900)
    I've sent an email to the Medical division. I'm waiting for a reply (I think it will take time).
    Medical division of what? SFE? Oxford?
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    (Original post by Matt28900)
    I've sent an email to the Medical division. I'm waiting for a reply (I think it will take time).
    Of Oxford? Ok - they aren't the ones who make the decision though so they might just refer you onto SFE.

    Dealing with Oxford is not too bad. Dealing with SFE... is!

    (Original post by Matt28900)
    To take the A-levels I need to stay in UK for 2 years while to take the American diploma only one (if anyone has different information I'd be very interested).
    Yes. That's why i said "ideally" - i recognise its not very practical.

    You just need to be aware that your chance of success, factoring in no other factors except you being EU, of getting into Oxford are gonna be about 2% and chances of getting into any of your choices at all is less than 10%.
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    Medical division of what? SFE? Oxford?
    Oxford. https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/about/contact-us
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    As nexttime indicated, you also need to check with SFE.
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    You just need to be aware that your chance of success, factoring in no other factors except you being EU, of getting into Oxford are gonna be about 2% and chances of getting into any of your choices at all is less than 10%.
    Why is there a huge gap between open and close application ?
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    (Original post by Matt28900)
    Why is there a huge gap between open and close application ?
    Probably because people who put a lot of effort into their application also tend to pick a college and not apply open. The tutors who make the decision are not told if you made an open application or not.
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    (Original post by nexttime)
    Of Oxford? Ok - they aren't the ones who make the decision though so they might just refer you onto SFE.

    Dealing with Oxford is not too bad. Dealing with SFE... is!



    Yes. That's why i said "ideally" - i recognise its not very practical.

    You just need to be aware that your chance of success, factoring in no other factors except you being EU, of getting into Oxford are gonna be about 2% and chances of getting into any of your choices at all is less than 10%.
    Actually I just discovered that I can take A-levels outside Britain.
    https://www.oxfordaqaexams.org.uk
    Could this improve my chances or it's only a waste of energy ?
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    (Original post by Matt28900)
    Actually I just discovered that I can take A-levels outside Britain.
    https://www.oxfordaqaexams.org.uk
    Those aren't the only ones, by the way: http://qualifications.pearson.com/en...ed-levels.html and http://www.cie.org.uk/programmes-and...-and-a-levels/ are both valid international A-Level qualifications accepted by universities throughout UK.

    Edit: doing them in one year is not necessarily a bad idea if you're capable. I did mine in ~6 months (but the situation is generally different for mathmos)
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    (Original post by Matt28900)
    Actually I just discovered that I can take A-levels outside Britain.
    https://www.oxfordaqaexams.org.uk
    Could this improve my chances or it's only a waste of energy ?
    Possibly. It is certainly only a good thing offering qualifications Oxford are more familiar with. However, this is not simple. A-levels are generally 2 years so trying to cram them into 1 would be rough. You also will still not alleviate all of that disadvantage of being EU - a lot of that will be cultural, language and lack of familiarity with the process.

    Regarding this I think it would be worth seeing what Oxford and the others say. It will still be very very hard for you and you should have a back up plan for sure.
 
 
 
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