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    (Original post by Teddysmith123)
    LOL! Yh I am on a gap year too and nothing too interesting so far, but I have travel plans so we'll see how that goes! It is kind of reassuring, but no one else on this thread has heard much lately about offers and rejections - bar the ones who heard at the beginning of the week it's definitely quietened down a bit...
    Yeah it'll probably be a certain amount a week. Travel plans sound good! Asia wasn't it? How're you saving, weren't you tutoring or something? I wanted to go travelling but I would of had to of gotten a regular job in retail or something. I went with getting good experience at a badly paid job and now I can't travel but I'll get over it
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    Yeah it'll probably be a certain amount a week. Travel plans sound good! Asia wasn't it? How're you saving, weren't you tutoring or something? I wanted to go travelling but I would of had to of gotten a regular job in retail or something. I went with getting good experience at a badly paid job and now I can't travel but I'll get over it
    Yh Asia which should be interesting! I had a tutoring job to raise money for the trip, and the company I choose was relatively flexible and cheap so that was good. You still have time if you still want to go, like maybe in August or something right before university starts - or even at university I'm sure there are programmes that you can join to travel. I know a friend whose at Warwick right now studying economics and she's been travelling quite a lot through her course and this is only her first year there! So I presume that UCL would also provide opportunities like that, although I haven't looked at it in too much detail yet...
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    Yh Asia which should be interesting! I had a tutoring job to raise money for the trip, and the company I choose was relatively flexible and cheap so that was good. You still have time if you still want to go, like maybe in August or something right before university starts - or even at university I'm sure there are programmes that you can join to travel. I know a friend whose at Warwick right now studying economics and she's been travelling quite a lot through her course and this is only her first year there! So I presume that UCL would also provide opportunities like that, although I haven't looked at it in too much detail yet...
    Yeah I might wait and see if I can get a university grant and go then, or maybe after graduating take a year out to travel!
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    (Original post by Dprince)
    Yeah I might wait and see if I can get a university grant and go then, or maybe after graduating take a year out to travel!
    Yh I love to travel so I would definitely try to do more of it both during and after uni! :P
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    (Original post by Teddysmith123)
    Yh I love to travel so I would definitely try to do more of it both during and after uni! :P
    I like how much it can expand one's perspective Gosh look how much of a tangent this thread goes on then there's no admissions gossip hahaha :cookie:
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    (Original post by Dprince)
    I like how much it can expand one's perspective Gosh look how much of a tangent this thread goes on then there's no admissions gossip hahaha :cookie:
    Haha well isn't track down this weekend? I got an email which said so, but I didn't read it properly!

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    Haha well isn't track down this weekend? I got an email which said so, but I didn't read it properly!

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    I think it's down till Monday.
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    I think it's down till Monday.
    Ah Ok I thought as much :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Teddysmith123)
    Haha well isn't track down this weekend? I got an email which said so, but I didn't read it properly!

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    Yeah it is! I wonder if there are members of the admissions office that work weekends
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    (Original post by Dprince)
    Yeah it is! I wonder if there are members of the admissions office that work weekends
    I doubt they would work on weekends because they also have to relax too! But maybe....

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    (Original post by Teddysmith123)
    I doubt they would work on weekends because they also have to relax too! But maybe....

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    I was wondering if they maybe had a team of 5 or 6 with all of them working different days
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    (Original post by Dprince)
    I was wondering if they maybe had a team of 5 or 6 with all of them working different days
    I have no idea but I mean it must be horrible to be working in admissions having to look at all of those applications!

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    I have no idea but I mean it must be horrible to be working in admissions having to look at all of those applications!

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    I know! I was tempted to make a joke in my personal statement just to cheer one of them up lmfao!
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    (Original post by Dprince)
    I know! I was tempted to make a joke in my personal statement just to cheer one of them up lmfao!
    What would the joke have been? I know quite a few maths jokes - I know that sounds sad but my A level maths teacher would start each lesson with a cheesy maths joke - but I don't think I'd be able to think of any that relate to PPE
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    (Original post by Teddysmith123)
    What would the joke have been? I know quite a few maths jokes - I know that sounds sad but my A level maths teacher would start each lesson with a cheesy maths joke - but I don't think I'd be able to think of any that relate to PPE
    I'm not sure, didn't come round to thinking of one. Did end my personal statement with a maths puzzle though which I thought would be quite refreshing for them
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    I'm not sure, didn't come round to thinking of one. Did end my personal statement with a maths puzzle though which I thought would be quite refreshing for them
    Haha really that actually sounds really different - helps your statement stand out!

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    (Original post by Teddysmith123)
    Haha really that actually sounds really different - helps your statement stand out!

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    I'm hoping so! Do you know how much attention UCL pay to PS? Like where on the spectrum of academic orientated to potential orientated they are?
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    (Original post by Dprince)
    I'm hoping so! Do you know how much attention UCL pay to PS? Like where on the spectrum of academic orientated to potential orientated they are?
    I would imagine the personal statement is important as well as grades, but I really have no idea

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    (Original post by Teddysmith123)
    I would imagine the personal statement is important as well as grades, but I really have no idea

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    I will try and look it up!
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