Chances at Oxford, and other elites

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Discus: What Are My Chances?: December 2002 Archive: Chances at Oxford, and other elites
By outreach on Tuesday, December 24, 2002 - 06:55 pm: Edit

Hi, I'm a Hispanic male interested in applying to Oxford. My stats are pretty good.

710-V 800-M
4.6 WGPA
No AP classes, but all honors.

Math IIC-800 Writing-700 Latin-800

Community Service: I've started a program called "OUTREACH". A group of students, and I go to the youth "jail" to tutor the young convicts in math and English. Several hours of work with this program.

E.C :
I'm currently trying to obtain my pilot's license. I have several hours of flying time, and I'm very dedicated to it.

Nothing special..NMF..etc..

By defenestrated on Tuesday, December 24, 2002 - 11:44 pm: Edit

i don't know about oxford... they're insanely selective.. have you gone for an interview? and no APs? ... does your school offer them?

well, i couldn't estimate your chances there but i know you probably have a decent shot at the elites in the U. S.

By starburst on Wednesday, December 25, 2002 - 12:50 am: Edit

look...oxford really emphasises on academic strength and commitment to your chosen subject.
Are you really willing to specialise in your FIRST YEAR? This is the no-nonsense brit system.
interviews are really impt and there are written tests.
Anyway I'm getting my cambridge application results soon so wish me gd luck!

By E-share on Wednesday, December 25, 2002 - 01:32 am: Edit

Enroll at a local community College you minority!

By outreach on Wednesday, December 25, 2002 - 01:55 am: Edit

E-share, shall we observe your credentials?

By Latinisfuckinghard on Wednesday, December 25, 2002 - 02:03 am: Edit

if you can get an 800 on latin, you can do anything.

By E-share on Wednesday, December 25, 2002 - 02:07 am: Edit

If you intend to present yourself intelligently, then review what you post on the forum. If you had written “E-share, shall we *peruse* your credentials?” I would not continue to think of you as a filthy uneducated minority. Peruse is “to pay careful attention to.” Observe is “to see or notice something;” rather generic. Use a stronger verb!

By offendedspik on Wednesday, December 25, 2002 - 02:45 am: Edit

Peruse is a mask. It is a facade for illiterate people to hide behind as they desperately attempt to gain respect. Put your SAT vocab sheet away and either show us some stats or go back to your filthy practice of bashing minorities.

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