Why I went to Oxford, not CambridgeBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7141.1354a (Published 02 May 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1354
- Jeremy Hugh Baron, honorary professorial lecturer
- New York
In December 1947 I went to Cambridge to take an entrance examination. A week later my father—in those days colleges communicated not with the applicant but with the parent— received a letter from the senior tutor saying that I had done well in my science papers, but in the …
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