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Has anyone actually ever got into Oxbridge with bad GCSE’s? watch

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    Just curious! Especially for competitive subjects
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    The worst I know was 4 A*s and 5As to study English Literature at Oxford.
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    Ibz Mo.
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    (Original post by num.7)
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    was legit just about to say! OP - check him out on youtube
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    Youtuber IbzMo @ Cambridge Check him out!
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    You're more likely to get into Cambridge than Oxford. Oxford put more pressure on GCSEs.
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    ibz mo- absolutely love his videos
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    If this question is about GCSE, then you should really just ask about Oxford as it actually takes GCSE into consideration for giving interviews etc.

    So what's the lowest you guys have heard of someone getting into Oxford for a competitive course?
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    He is such a wonderful man
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    (Original post by Heyok)
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    He is such a wonderful man
    I agree. I think he got like all B's, C's and D's. No A's or A*'s. But in A-level he got A*A*A.
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    (Original post by num.7)
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    He applied as a "mature" student with A-levels completed. GCSEs are even less relevant in those cases.

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    But in A-level he got A*A*A.
    Indeed.

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    (Original post by Nicoleluarr)
    Just curious! Especially for competitive subjects
    As said above - Ibz Mo!

    I had a friend who had an offer to study for Law in Cam. with 2A*’s, 5 A’s and a few B’s. They didn’t meet the offer, but it was still given to them.

    Edit - I don’t mean that 7 A/A*’s is at all bad. Just lower than your typical successful applicant.
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    I got 17 A*s at GCSE but I got an offer so you can still get in with bad GCSEs
 
 
 
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