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    I want to study single Russian for the 2017 year and was looking into some colleges for it. So far I have found New and Teddy Hall that have Russian specialists. Does anyone have any idea how many applicants per place there are for Russian, I can see on the website it is something like 3 per place for Modern Languages but surely this is brought up by popular languages like French, Spanish and German? Also, would I be at any disadvantage if I applied to a college where other people are applying for Russian or does it still come under the Modern Languages applicant bracket?
    Any help appreciated!
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    The college you apply to doesn't affect your chance of getting into Oxford, so pick the one you like the most rather than trying to be strategic. Around 25% of people end up at a college that they didn't apply to so don't have your heart set on a particular college either. I did an open application and ended up with a really amazing college tutor/director of studies so I'm very happy where I am.

    (So basically pick one you like but you'll be happy wherever you end up.)
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