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which university is best harvard or oxford

I'm torn between two prestigious universities, Harvard and Oxford, for my higher education journey. Both institutions boast a rich history, outstanding faculty, and global recognition. However, I'm struggling to decide which one would be the best fit for me.

Could anyone provide insights or personal experiences comparing these two universities? What are the key differences in terms of academics, campus culture, extracurricular opportunities, and overall student experience?

I'm particularly interested in hearing from students who have attended either Harvard or Oxford, or perhaps those who have researched extensively about both. Any advice or perspectives would be greatly appreciated as I navigate this important decision.

Thanks in advance for your help!
Original post by johnjennifer
I'm torn between two prestigious universities, Harvard and Oxford, for my higher education journey. Both institutions boast a rich history, outstanding faculty, and global recognition. However, I'm struggling to decide which one would be the best fit for me.

Could anyone provide insights or personal experiences comparing these two universities? What are the key differences in terms of academics, campus culture, extracurricular opportunities, and overall student experience?

I'm particularly interested in hearing from students who have attended either Harvard or Oxford, or perhaps those who have researched extensively about both. Any advice or perspectives would be greatly appreciated as I navigate this important decision.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Do you have offers from both universities? If so, for which degree programmes? (Some individual programmes may be better at one university that the other.)
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There is a huge difference between doing a specialised UK degree and a much broader US one - my first question would be which do you prefer?
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Original post by johnjennifer
I'm torn between two prestigious universities, Harvard and Oxford, for my higher education journey. Both institutions boast a rich history, outstanding faculty, and global recognition. However, I'm struggling to decide which one would be the best fit for me.
Could anyone provide insights or personal experiences comparing these two universities? What are the key differences in terms of academics, campus culture, extracurricular opportunities, and overall student experience?
I'm particularly interested in hearing from students who have attended either Harvard or Oxford, or perhaps those who have researched extensively about both. Any advice or perspectives would be greatly appreciated as I navigate this important decision.
Thanks in advance for your help!

Are u in the uk or us and have u gotten accepted by both universities.
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Original post by johnjennifer
I'm torn between two prestigious universities, Harvard and Oxford, for my higher education journey. Both institutions boast a rich history, outstanding faculty, and global recognition. However, I'm struggling to decide which one would be the best fit for me.
Could anyone provide insights or personal experiences comparing these two universities? What are the key differences in terms of academics, campus culture, extracurricular opportunities, and overall student experience?
I'm particularly interested in hearing from students who have attended either Harvard or Oxford, or perhaps those who have researched extensively about both. Any advice or perspectives would be greatly appreciated as I navigate this important decision.
Thanks in advance for your help!

Reputation is only worth something if the person you are dealing with values reputation over skills and knowledge. These days the later counts for much more than you ego. That said studying in the US will likely develop you as an individual due to being in a very different culture. You are more likely to either bring new ideas and ways of doing things back to the UK or else capitalise on introducing new ideas and ways of doing things to the US.
Both are good

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