News: Oxford raises admissions bar

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Oxford raises admissions bar

Oxford University has raised their admission bar in selecting candidates for courses solely on the basis of merit. The Head of admissions at the University revealed that the aim of this move is to weed out rich but thick candidates who apply. More the half of the academics interviewing candidates are from all across the world. The University lately has been facing criticism from the media for admitting students from rich families who are not very bright.

Oxford University has raised their admission bar in selecting candidates for courses solely on the basis of merit. The Head of admissions at the University revealed that the aim of this move is to weed out rich but thick candidates who apply. More the half of the academics interviewing candidates are from all across the world. The University lately has been facing criticism from the media for admitting students from rich families who are not very bright.

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