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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    Where are you applying to?

    You're missing the obligatory 'UCAS 2011' section in your signature - if you just followed the rules, we wouldn't have had need for this question.
    At the moment there's
    QMUL
    Brighton :cool:
    Middlesex

    And I'm not sure what the other two will be yet, but somewhere in London (for at least one but more likely both). To think, my teachers once said I was two years ahead of where I should have been, and now I'm failing exams and applying to unis outside of the top ten. Epic fail much? Guess that's what my mum gets for moving us out of London.
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    (Original post by Anonymous-)
    It isn't all about the ranking/whether or not it's a met. If you enjoy your university experience (academically and socially) then why not be proud?

    I'm not at uni until next year, and as I am self-teaching all my A-levels in one year (therefore do not have AS grades to offer), I decided to apply to unis lower down the table. Unis that I would probably have laughed at before. But yeah, I'll probably be happy and proud anyway when I get to university.
    Yeahhhh I get what you mean. But it's hard to be proud or think positive when morons on this site keep putting us that go to lower uni's down. You know the usual comments, employer won't want you, your uni is easier, blah blah blah.

    You should be proud though. Self taught a-levels
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    Yes, though I am surprised at just how proud I am to go here. Before I started university this September I sort of just assumed that it wouldn't be as good as if I had gone to one of the 'better' universities that had made me an offer. Now I've realised that I'm proud of a lot of things about Royal Holloway, and though I am realistic about certain aspects of the university, I couldn't imagine going anywhere else.
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    (Original post by Anonymous-)
    At the moment there's
    QMUL
    Brighton :cool:
    Middlesex

    And I'm not sure what the other two will be yet, but somewhere in London (for at least one but more likely both). To think, my teachers once said I was two years ahead of where I should have been, and now I'm failing exams and applying to unis outside of the top ten. Epic fail much? Guess that's what my mum gets for moving us out of London.
    Gifted children left to wither never turn out well (not that it's bad, just not what people might have once predicted. I just dug a hole, didn't I..? ) - one of the biggest grudges I hold against all of my schools (even the hallucination and deafness one )

    Guess you lived in a nicer part of London to miss it, though?
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    (Original post by CookieDoughLove)
    Yeahhhh I get what you mean. But it's hard to be proud or think positive when morons on this site keep putting us that go to lower uni's down. You know the usual comments, employer won't want you, your uni is easier, blah blah blah.

    You should be proud though. Self taught a-levels
    Many of the people on here are major losers though. Don't let the opinions of people on here get you down and stop you from thinking positively. You worked for your place at uni and beat other candidates for the position which is something to be proud of in itself. So what if your not a natural academic? There's more to life then grades. And I'm sure you'll do just fine at getting a job. Cheer up!
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    Gifted children left to wither never turn out well (not that it's bad, just not what people might have once predicted. I just dug a hole, didn't I..? ) - one of the biggest grudges I hold against all of my schools (even the hallucination and deafness one )

    Guess you lived in a nicer part of London to miss it, though?
    You didn't dig a hole, as I had no idea what you were talking about.

    And no, not in a particularly nice area. Unless you consider a three bedroom council house in south London "nice". But it's my home and I will always have an attachment to it.
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    (Original post by Anonymous-)
    You didn't dig a hole, as I had no idea what you were talking about.

    And no, not in a particularly nice area. Unless you consider a three bedroom council house in south London "nice". But it's my home and I will always have an attachment to it.
    Nevermind then - more old school woes. :p:

    I take it Greenwich is out of your applications..?
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    (Original post by kat2pult)
    I'm not proud to go to Kent. I have been amazed at the lack of intelligent conversation compared to that of Royal Holloway. I'm proud to be an (ex-)RHULian.
    Whats wrong with Kent?
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    I'm not proud as such. But the faculty is good.
    The uni itself is plain embarrassing!
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    Nevermind then - more old school woes. :p:

    I take it Greenwich is out of your applications..?
    Yes. Don't even get me started on those sickos.
    But for real, I might consider gracing their university with my presence, if I can get over their one major flaw.
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    Not really I basically got lucky to get here i think (lancaster) and im a **** student now that im here. ( am currently procrastinating with 1500 words to do for an essay that was due in last friday ) I have absolutely no work ethic or drive..
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    Considering I go to arguably one of the top two universities in the country for my course, I'd have to say yes.
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    (Original post by kristinaalovesu)
    Why did you left Manchester?
    I wanted to change course but I couldn't study that course at Manchester.
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    Yep, feels good man.
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    Yes..feel proud to tell people where I am studying...Exeter
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    (Original post by kristinaalovesu)
    Whats wrong with Kent?
    I've just had some very bad experiences here and I think that a whole load of people are given places (through clearing, mainly) who really shouldn't even be in university.
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    yes i am. it spins me right round, baby right round.
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    (Original post by air-ninety-one)
    i do say so. lol u loosed again
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      (Original post by kat2pult)
      I've just had some very bad experiences here and I think that a whole load of people are given places (through clearing, mainly) who really shouldn't even be in university.
      I was under the same impression when I went there for an open day. There was the whole attitude of, 'Kent was the only place that would let me in'.

      Plus the buildings on campus were incredibly ugly and depressing. It was like an overgrown 1960s secondary school. Which is quite a shame, as Canterbury seemed quite a charming city (if a bit boring).
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      (Original post by Victor-PP)
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      I think he/she was being ironic.

      In regards to the OT, I wouldn't say I'm proud to be at UEL and if I could, I'd change in a flash but I am happy here. If only they'd unblock our porn...
     
     
     
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