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    (Original post by BrasenoseAdm)
    You've identified one of the biggest reasons why prospective candidates don't apply: under-estimation of their own prior achievement level and over-estimation of that of others.

    Last year, of those interviewed to interview for Law, the lower quartile achieved 6 A*s at GCSE and the median 8 A*s.
    Yeah, but I was just thinking that maybe it would make me look bad if most of my friends took more than me? What with Oxford looking at GCSEs contextually.
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    (Original post by cricinfo)
    Yeah, but I was just thinking that maybe it would make me look bad if most of my friends took more than me? What with Oxford looking at GCSEs contextually.
    We appreciate that candidates can experience negative feelings related to peer pressure. The fact that you have friends who are also academic high achievers, however, has some advantages as well and is certainly not a barrier to applying.
 
 
 
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