How Hard is it to Get Into Oxford University?
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In this weeks episode I attempt the Oxford Admissions Test for mathematics. I attempt to learn to pass the exam as quickly as possible. We set the pass mark at 60% (60/100) as applicants who score 60 have a 70% chance of getting an interview.
Thank you to Dr Tom Crawford for his help here. Check out his work:
Want to try the exams for yourself? Here they are, solutions included. (I sat papers 2016 (scored 37) and 2018 (scored 62)): www.maths.ox.ac.uk/study-here/undergraduate-study/maths-admissions-test
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