Demystifying Oxbridge

Resources lnat

30 Sep 2016

Acing the LNAT

Here we'll clarify some of the doubts you might have about the LNAT. Is the LNAT essay even graded? Who marks it and what are they looking for?...
By Kian (K.Y) Ng

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Oxford classics

21 Jun 2016

Oxford CAT, Written Work and Interview persp...

The admission process involves three steps. After your Personal Statement, you are asked to submit two pieces of written work, which are normally e...
By Anna Zanetti

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Oxford classics

21 Jun 2016

Studying Classics at Oxford

Studying Classics at Oxford is a highly stimulating, challenging, and enriching experience. A four-year course, Classics offers students the chance...
By Anna Zanetti

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Resources oxford mathematics

2 May 2016

MAT tips and advice

The test is formed of 2 parts. The first part is 10 multiple choice questions, each with four possible answers. In these questions, I always found ...
By GuruMe

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Resources oxford mathematics

5 Apr 2016

Oxford Mathematics vs Mathematics & Statistics

In the first year at Oxford, the Mathematics & Statistics course is identical to the Mathematics course. This means that you will have 5 exams at t...
By Peter Hill

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29 Jan 2016

Oxford Law: A selection of common past inter...

This post hopes to address some of the more common Law interview questions that are asked at interviews. This ranges from basic questions such as "...
By Leslie Ho

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Asd

7 Dec 2015

Preparation for Oxbridge Law Interview

Received an invitation for a Law interview? Great! The next step is to do your absolute best preparation to make sure you have the potential to shi...
By GuruMe

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Scholarships

16 Nov 2015

Oxbridge college scholarships/financial aid

Many colleges in Oxford and Cambridge offer their own scholarships. Each will differ in value of the scholarship, conditions attached, eligibility ...
By GuruMe

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Hk scholarships

16 Nov 2015

Scholarships for Hong Kong students studying...

Many students from Hong Kong may want to study overseas but are deterred from doing so by the high cost of tuition fees. There are many avenues thr...
By GuruMe

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Asd

2 Nov 2015

Law interview

A law interview is a challenging and nerve-racking experience. Read on to find out more about interview tips, possible questions asked etc...
By GuruMe

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How to choose colelges

26 Oct 2015

How to choose Oxbridge colleges

Older colleges definitely have rooms that may need refurnishing. Extreme cases include, not being warm enough in the winter due to not tightly seal...
By GuruMe

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26 Oct 2015

Dos and Don'ts on the interview day

For interviews held in your chosen college you will obviously have double checked the room location at least 1 hour beforehand. What else will you ...
By GuruMe

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26 Oct 2015

Pooling system

Applicants will be graded by the two colleges they were interviewed in. These assessment grades are sent to the department and ranked in the order ...
By GuruMe

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Oriel formal

21 Oct 2015

Oxford student life (Part II)

In summer, this is a very popular hobby amongst not just the students but Oxford citizens and tourists. During 1-2 hours of punting, in a group of ...
By GuruMe

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Subfusc 1

20 Oct 2015

Oxford student life (Part I)

I have to admit we celebrate the end of finals really well such that almost everyone comes out of the exam hall happy regardless of how they feel t...
By GuruMe

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20 Oct 2015

Accepted to Oxford University Part II

The second interview's atmosphere was very different, 3 interviewers in a small low ceiling and very dim room. But they all greeted me with a smile...
By GuruMe

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20 Oct 2015

Accepted to Oxford University Part I

I remember waiting for 20 minutes past my scheduled interview time. I guess the previous interview ran late and because of this I was more nervous ...
By GuruMe

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Oxbridge interviews

20 Oct 2015

Know about the Oxbridge interviews

I can say that general questions ‘Why do you want to study at Oxford?’ or ‘Why do you want to study Chemistry?’ are often not asked. Ok there might...
By GuruMe

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Resources dartmouth

17 Sep 2015

Oxbridge admissions tests mean scores

Every year the mean test scores can be different. Therefore these statistics show average scores over several years for some subjects and the avera...
By GuruMe

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Resources open days

5 Sep 2015

Meet the tutors on the Open Days

Oxford: 29th, 30th of June & 16th of September Cambridge: 30th of June, 1st of July & mid September Did you know you could meet college subjec...
By GuruMe

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Resources oxford economics management

2 Jul 2015

Interview Experience at Oxford - Economics &...

My interview was taken by 2 tutors (in 2 separate interviews) - one in Economics and one in Management. My Economics interview tested my ability wi...
By Rohan Arora

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Resources cambridge mml

30 Jun 2015

Cambridge - Modern and Medieval Languages

Everyone's interview experience at Cambridge is different, and there is no way of knowing for certain what you may be asked. However, for MML it is...
By Robbie Driscoll

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Resources cambridge vet med

18 Jun 2015

Cambridge Interview Experience- Veterinary M...

I was incredibly nervous before my interview as I had almost no previous interview experience. However, to prepare for the interview my dad had ask...
By Lauren Major

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Resources personal statement

5 Jun 2015

Oxbridge Standard Personal Statement

The only way to show passion is to mention what you have read. Mention the name of the book, author and even a topic within the field of study. It ...
By GuruMe

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Resources admissions test

5 Jun 2015

All about Oxbridge admissions tests

Admissions tests are used by universities to examine applicants’ academic potential beyond their predicted grades from national examinations. These...
By GuruMe

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Resources written work

5 Jun 2015

Guide to writing Written Work

Tutors want to see applicants who show genuine interest in the subject. The easiest way to convey this is to demonstrate an interest in your subjec...
By GuruMe

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Resources oxford history

4 Jun 2015

Oxford Interviews, Lessons Learned (History)

My interview experience was incredibly. The interviews were fast paced. I found myself struggling to keep up with the questions and problems being ...
By Jian Wong

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Resources oxford law

4 Jun 2015

LNAT examination experience

I was convinced then that essay writing involves a measure of luck, and to some extent it probably does given that one's writing can flow smoothly ...
By Leslie Ho

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Cambridge resources natural sciences

4 Jun 2015

Cambridge Interview Experience - Natural Sci...

They did not start with the "standard" questions like "why do you want to study this subject" etc. Instead, they asked me things I wrote in my pers...
By Arica Chan

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Resources oxford biochemistry

7 Mar 2015

Oxford Interview Experience - Biochemistry

Waiting outside my college tutor’s room was very long. I could hear sounds from inside the door but couldn’t quite make out the words (maybe being ...
By Harry Lee

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