How many of you got rejected from Oxford/Cambridge despite getting 3 or 4 A*? Watch

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For science subjects (natsci, chemistry, biochemistry, biological sciences, biomedical sciences, physics).

Just wondering.
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Hi - sorry you haven't had a response to this yet. I'm just going to bump the thread in the hope that someone sees this and can help
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I'm an international applicants, with post-alevel grade, gotten A*A*A*A in Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths and Econs.
Applied to oxford chemistry, one of the worst college, received an interview then rejected.

Also applied to Imperial Chem Eng, got interview, then rejected

Currently holding a Imperial chemistry offer and I probably will go there.

Friends of mine in school, there are dozens of people who got 4A* predicted grade but only around 1/5 will get an offer, rest most of them got into Imperial/LSE and a few only accepted by UCL.

I'm not sure if there's a discrimination for international applicants in oxbridge or most of us can't do well in interview , but based on my experience our success rate is far lower than UK's average even with a relatively good a-level grade.
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Data is available here in table 3.1 -

https://www.undergraduate.study.cam....2016_cycle.pdf

8% of applicants have A*A*A* and the acceptance rate is 17.2%.
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(Original post by eloquent45)
For science subjects (natsci, chemistry, biochemistry, biological sciences, biomedical sciences, physics).

Just wondering.
P.10 for sciences.
https://www.undergraduate.study.cam....17_cycle_2.pdf

So, over 60% of applicants with 3 or more A* didn’t get an offer in 2017 cycle.
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