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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    Did you apply to other private schools like Eton, Rugby, Charterhouse, Marlborough or Harrow?

    What school did you end up in and how has your experience been so far?
    You said Marlborough

    Most people would've just said Eton, Rugby or Harrow I reckon!!
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    (Original post by mobbsy91)
    You said Marlborough

    Most people would've just said Eton, Rugby or Harrow I reckon!!
    I think Marlborough is decent, but they do get some flak. Are you at or did you go to Marlborough?

    You are correct that many people will just speak about the Golden Triangle of Eton, Harrow and Rugby.
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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    I think Marlborough is decent, but they do get some flak. Are you at or did you go to Marlborough?

    You are correct that many people will just speak about the Golden Triangle of Eton, Harrow and Rugby.
    Yeh I did, finished last year!

    But yep, they're the ones which are most talked about!
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    (Original post by mobbsy91)
    Yeh I did, finished last year!

    But yep, they're the ones which are most talked about!
    Nice well done. Did you go on to University? If so, where?
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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    Nice well done. Did you go on to University? If so, where?
    Cheers! Did/do you go there?? And yeh, got into UEA - not RG like most expect I know haha xD
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    i rejected eton
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    (Original post by the bear)
    i rejected eton
    Ruthless!!
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    Did you try for any grammar schools? The grammar I went to in London was run like a private school and similar results. A B was a fail and a 'cause for concern' letter sent home. You could always try St Olave's etc for sixth form if you're near
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    (Original post by the bear)
    i rejected eton

    Where did you go? :bear:
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    (Original post by mobbsy91)
    Cheers! Did/do you go there?? And yeh, got into UEA - not RG like most expect I know haha xD
    No, I did not go there.

    UEA is good. Don't worry about the RG label. It is just a marketing hype to me.
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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    Ruthless!!
    tbh who wants to play weird bromance games in Slough dressed up as an extra from Brideshead ?
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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    No, I did not go there.

    UEA is good. Don't worry about the RG label. It is just a marketing hype to me.
    Fair enough!!

    Yeh it is really good here, I don't really mind tbh, and I would never have got into an RG uni anyway! Especially nowadays, the difference in university life as well as the teaching/learning experience, really isn't what people hype it up to be.
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    Where did you go? :bear:
    i signed on as a cabin boy on a pirate ship. i learned so much during my voyages.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    i signed on as a cabin boy on a pirate ship. i learned so much during my voyages.

    Secretive bear. :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by stefano865)
    Secretive bear. :rolleyes:
    :teehee:
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    (Original post by mobbsy91)
    Fair enough!!

    Yeh it is really good here, I don't really mind tbh, and I would never have got into an RG uni anyway! Especially nowadays, the difference in university life as well as the teaching/learning experience, really isn't what people hype it up to be.
    That is definitely true. Some people think that by studying at a particular university, life is automatically set for them.

    It is good that you are having a great time. Good luck.
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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    That is definitely true. Some people think that by studying at a particular university, life is automatically set for them.

    It is good that you are having a great time. Good luck.
    Yep, and thank you very much
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    tbh who wants to play weird bromance games in Slough dressed up as an extra from Brideshead ?
    lol
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    (Original post by mobbsy91)
    Yep, and thank you very much
    You are welcome
 
 
 
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