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    so, have you actually got into these schools?
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    I was at Westminster. Would not change it for the world. Loved it, especially VIth and Remove. My bro went to Eton, and he has similarly high praise. Though, completely different atmospheres. Westminster is very metropolitan but with a real mix of tradition - being bang in the centre of London has had a really positive effect on the way the school is run and how it perceives itself. Eton sadly lacks that, but makes up for it in other ways.
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    (Original post by Orwell)
    so, have you actually got into these schools?
    No , but if i had decided on Westminster was the way to go , i wouldn't have to go through the trouble of applying for Eton
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    eton...the biggest **** i know goes to westminster
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    Think it through.
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    (Original post by Law123mus)
    Think it through.
    That's an Oxford thing not an Eton thing..
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    (Original post by Summergirl.x)
    That's an Oxford thing not an Eton thing..
    I know
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    (Original post by Law123mus)
    I know
    Well then surely it's an irrelevant point.?
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    (Original post by Summergirl.x)
    Well then surely it's an irrelevant point.?
    David cameron is in the picture, he went to eton, he is a pretentious **** hence the photo.
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    (Original post by Fat-Love)
    I imagine this thread is gonna get a lot of bashing from a lot of ignorant people who don't understand that majority of kids in private schools come out perfectly normal and that only a few come out as posh snobs. It's just like state schools the majority come out as nice people and you only a get a few thugs/chavs.

    P.S I go to a state sixth form. My private school friends are perfectly normal.
    That my friend, is a lie!

    also, why on earth would you want to become a toff? Going to either of these will guarantee your toff-status. Just go to a normal state comp. i say. That way, anything you achieve you will achive of your own accord and not from being spoon fed. That is a real test of whether you have brains or not. After all, someone with 4A's from state school is smarter than someone with 4A's from eton or westminster....hell of a lot nicer too
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    After meeting students from Eton and Westminster at my Oxford interview it seems to me that both schools are excellent... This whole idea of students being pretentious only applies sometimes... I thought the people I met were lovely!
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    (Original post by blue_shift86)
    That my friend, is a lie!

    also, why on earth would you want to become a toff? Going to either of these will guarantee your toff-status. Just go to a normal state comp. i say. That way, anything you achieve you will achive of your own accord and not from being spoon fed. That is a real test of whether you have brains or not. After all, someone with 4A's from state school is smarter than someone with 4A's from eton or westminster....hell of a lot nicer too
    Meh, I'd like to go to Eton or Westminster if I could - just for the experience. Also I had a fair amount of dicks at my college, even though it wasnt posh at all.
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    (Original post by Law123mus)
    David cameron is in the picture, he went to eton, he is a pretentious **** hence the photo.
    Surely everyone has done something in their life they regret? Especially at university. To actually stop your ignorance, watch this: http://www.channel4.com/programmes/when-boris-met-dave.
    Even so, I happen to know some lovely people that went to Eton that aren't "pretentious ****"
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    Westminster: co-ed, better academically, less "posh" stereotypically, Nick Clegg
    Eton: not co-ed, worse academically, more "posh", David Cameron

    That said, for me:
    Good State School > Good Grammar > Westminster > Eton
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    (Original post by Law123mus)
    Think it through.
    Of course, the president that year was Westminster-educated.
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    (Original post by vms1993)
    After meeting students from Eton and Westminster at my Oxford interview it seems to me that both schools are excellent... This whole idea of students being pretentious only applies sometimes... I thought the people I met were lovely!
    they just wanted to sleep with you. Normally they're pricks!
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    (Original post by FamousFourTops)
    Erm...You could go to neither and have a sixth-form experience which wouldn't leave you socially crippled and unable to function in the normal world...But, if you insist, I would go for Eton.

    Social snobbery.
    Oh-so-not-cool.

    The rich are as much "socially crippled and unable to function in the normal world" as every poor person is a crack-snorting benefit-cheating preggers slob.

    Get real.

    Funnily enough these people unable to function in the real world are probably those who's butt you'll be licking in a few years time begging for a pay-rise.

    I think they'll "function" pretty well.
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    Neither. Winchester is better than both of them. No personal bias whatsoever...
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    (Original post by Summergirl.x)
    Surely everyone has done something in their life they regret? Especially at university. To actually stop your ignorance, watch this: http://www.channel4.com/programmes/when-boris-met-dave.
    Even so, I happen to know some lovely people that went to Eton that aren't "pretentious ****"
    Yeah I believe you, :^This guy^:rolleyes:
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    (Original post by blue_shift86)
    they just wanted to sleep with you. Normally they're pricks!
    1. They failed then?
    2. One was girl (she was not les)
 
 
 
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