When all applicants are outstanding on paper, what determines who is offered a place? And what exactly are admissions tutors looking for when they ask 'Tell me about a banana'? Now in its fourth edition, So you want to go to Oxbridge? Tell me about a banana...is a tour-de-application-force, packed full of over eleven years' research on how to excel in the increasingly competitive Oxbridge application process. From picking the perfect course and college to polishing your personal statement, mastering your admissions test and conquering that all important interview - this book has been written by Oxbridge graduates for Oxbridge applicants just like you! With contributions from former admissions tutors and the team at Oxbridge Applications - the education consultancy which has supported over 55,000 Oxbridge applicants since 1999 - this guide draws on the experiences of thousands of successful Oxbridge graduates and how they would approach the application process if they had to do it all over again.