While many students ponder whether to apply to Oxbridge, what they don’t know is how their chances of getting in just went from possible to impossible. Most driven high school students may already have their eyes in the prize – getting into Oxbridge is gold. To prepare an Oxbridge application, grades do come first. We all need to meet the minimum requirement before anything.
What are the key traits of Oxbridge candidates?From many sources, we have learned that Oxbridge admissions officers look for academic-oriented candidates who thrive to excel in their fields. This means grades are not it. Typically speaking, there are different ways to showcase your academic drive:
- Extracurricular activities
- Practical experiences (internships or volunteering)
- Academic competitions
- Research-based experiences
- Teaching experiences
- Completion of academic course (or other forms of accreditation)