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heyy so this is kinda random but I’m thinking of doing some extracurricular activities so that when the time comes I can put it on my cv.
Getting into oxbridge has always been a dream of mine and so I was wondering if there were any recommendations as to which extracurricular activities I should do and any other advice (how to get into oxbridge, become head girl etc..)

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Is work experience any good?
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heyy so this is kinda random but I’m thinking of doing some extracurricular activities so that when the time comes I can put it on my cv.
Getting into oxbridge has always been a dream of mine and so I was wondering if there were any recommendations as to which extracurricular activities I should do and any other advice (how to get into oxbridge, become head girl etc..)

Love to hear your thoughts!!
What do you plan on studying at uni? Extracurriculars aren't very important in admissions in the UK. Universities tend to focus more on supercurricular activities like further reading around your subject to demonstrate your passion.
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What do you plan on studying at uni? Extracurriculars aren't very important in admissions in the UK. Universities tend to focus more on supercurricular activities like further reading around your subject to demonstrate your passion.
not exactly sure yet, i am interested in chemistry and mathematics so I'll probably do something in one of those fields...
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also when you say "reading around your subject" what exactly do you mean?
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also when you say "reading around your subject" what exactly do you mean?
Talk about articles, lectures, journals, workshops etc that you've read/attended in your personal statement and what you've learned from it or why it made you interested in chemistry or maths.
Cambridge provides a list of things you can have a look at:
https://www.undergraduate.study.cam....uggestions.pdf
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Ahh ok, thanks!
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