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Cambridge Anglo Saxon Norse and Celtic (ASNC) Students and Applicants

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    Hey
    (This thread may still remain on applications/ucas-sorry)

    SO, is there anybody else applying for this 'awesome' subject? So far it looks like its only me and a friend of a friend. PLease let me know if i am going to be the lone fresher this year :p:
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    The average entry is 25, and 60 odd people applied in 2007, so I wouldn't worry. For such a niche subject, you'd be unlikely to know anyone on the course beforehand.
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    I would have loved to have done it.
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    (Original post by SolInvictus)
    I would have loved to have done it.
    Out of interest, why didn't you??
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    (Original post by Q.E.D)
    Out of interest, why didn't you??
    I found History more comprehensive and covering a wider range of my interests. Incidentally I have chosen a British History paper that covers the Anglo-Saxon, Celtic & Norse course in a much condensed version. Plus, Oxford is much closer to London's airports.

    PS, why am I not in your spoiler:zomg: ?
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    (Original post by SolInvictus)
    I found History more comprehensive and covering a wider range of my interests. Incidentally I have chosen a British History paper that covers the Anglo-Saxon, Celtic & Norse course in a much condensed version. Plus, Oxford is much closer to London's airports.

    PS, why am I not in your spoiler:zomg: ?
    Ah right... i'm glad you didn't tbh... wouldn't have the chance to meet you looking forward to freshers- bring on the foam parties :woo:
    Re the sig... I really should remove that spoiler, it's from my n00b days... or maybe i'll just add you in- you definitely should be there
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    (Original post by Q.E.D)
    Ah right... i'm glad you didn't tbh... wouldn't have the chance to meet you looking forward to freshers- bring on the foam parties :woo:
    Re the sig... I really should remove that spoiler, it's from my n00b days... or maybe i'll just add you in- you definitely should be there
    Ok defo meet up.

    Foam parties aren't my thing, but if they have a Ceilidh or folk night I will drag you along.
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    some of the anglo saxon norse and celtic events look a bit dodgy, like an eveing with exiting photographs of scandinavia which is the 'highlight' of teh evning
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    (Original post by ellie_flower)
    some of the anglo saxon norse and celtic events look a bit dodgy, like an eveing with exiting photographs of scandinavia which is the 'highlight' of teh evning
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    If you have any questions about applying, message me! ASNAC is absolutely awesome, and we do have some great social events (more exciting than a Scandinavian slideshow, anyway). I'm the Access Officer on the ASNAC committee anyway, so it's actually my job....
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    I've no idea how or why, but the ASNaC community is one of the best.
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    Soooo is anyone else applying for ASNaC 2009/2010 deferred entry?
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    OK
    I've been asked to send in two essays to camrbridge. i'm applying duringmy gap year so it isn't like I'm producing essays. I have 3 'excellent' essays, two of which I would feel a lot better talking about.

    I am applying for ASNAC, and they have asked for either a literary, history or linguitsics essay. The three i have are hist, philosphy of hist and world literature. I would feel most confident talking about hist and philosphy of hist, but my literature essay is far better.

    Please help: they are more likely to give me an offer based on a great interview and one good and one excellent essay, than with 2 great essays anda ightly stumbing intreview?

    need advice urgently! Thanks
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    I would have thought they will ask you about your submitted work so it is probably better to hand in the ones you feel comfortable talking about.

    As far as I know they are not looking for a perfect piece of work, but one that will stigmatize discussion.
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    they do; I alrwady had an interview last year and both were centered around my submitted work, it's just that with ASNAC Im not sure how happy they would be if i submitted 2 history essays as they want to see a broad range of knowledge etc. And the english essay is WAY way better. But then again out of my comfort zone...
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    oh hey, my post was moved
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    I've an interview for ASNaC on Monday! Nice to see some sympathisers, I've had too many of the "you what?" answers when I tell people what I want to study...
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    Gonville and Caius, you? How was it/what did they ask you?
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    Anyone heard then?!
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    Yes, I have an offer! It'll come, don't worry!
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    Posts seem to have vanished from some people?

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