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    (Original post by fuzzball798)
    if i'm honest, i think there will be increases in the numbers of applicants for PPS to all colleges, and the university as a whole, with some colleges going up markedly (catz?), and some maybe not so much (the graduate colleges?). anyway, even if i were lucky enough to be pooled, i doubt i'd get a place...don't they base it on some sort of auto-pool (i.e. amazing academic record? like above 90ums in all AS' and 9a*s or more at gcse...which i don't have btw :P)

    Oh well, we shall see !
    You've made me feel thoroughly depressed :P Ah well, no I'm not all that hopeful either. I'm trying to resign myself to a rejection beforehand.
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    You've made me feel thoroughly depressed :P Ah well, no I'm not all that hopeful either. I'm trying to resign myself to a rejection beforehand.
    i know, its going to be such an anticlimax! i can honestly say i've tried not thinking about it, but have done every day since the interviews..yes, i am that sad :L
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    i know, its going to be such an anticlimax! i can honestly say i've tried not thinking about it, but have done every day since the interviews..yes, i am that sad :L
    Ha, so have I I think it's normal Ah it'd be so nice to get in, but hmm...trying to stay realistic
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    Good luck tomorrow everyone!
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    Good luck tomorrow everyone!
    So, we will get the decision tomorrow? How did you know this?....someone told me it would be today...but nothing came...
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    (Original post by Herbert.Hu)
    So, we will get the decision tomorrow? How did you know this?....someone told me it would be today...but nothing came...
    Letters posted on the 5th + First Class post = hopefully arriving on the 6th (tomorrow).
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    Guys? How are your offers? I was thrown into the winter pool........
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    Guys? How are your offers? I was thrown into the winter pool........
    Well , well done on being pooled! I was rejected
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    I havent received anything Probably tomorrow
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    (Original post by kurenai)
    I havent received anything Probably tomorrow
    Good luck!
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    Good luck!
    thank you
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    Rejected :')
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    still nothing
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    I may be posting this in completely the wrong place but here goes:

    I'm think of applying to Catz this year for PPS (specializing in sociology, I have little knowledge of politics or psychology) but I know that none of the staff/fellows really teach sociology..

    So basically, I'm wondering if when you appled to the college, they asked you what subject you're interested in specializing in? Because I'm terrified of applying, (hopefully) getting an interview and then just being asked about politics/psychology and NOTHING about sociology.

    Any replies would be appreciated
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    (Original post by alexsasg)
    I may be posting this in completely the wrong place but here goes:

    I'm think of applying to Catz this year for PPS (specializing in sociology, I have little knowledge of politics or psychology) but I know that none of the staff/fellows really teach sociology..

    So basically, I'm wondering if when you appled to the college, they asked you what subject you're interested in specializing in? Because I'm terrified of applying, (hopefully) getting an interview and then just being asked about politics/psychology and NOTHING about sociology.

    Any replies would be appreciated
    Hey, try the PPS thread somewhere in the cambridge colleges and courses thread.

    I applied to somewhere where i knew a psychology tutor would be, and was pooled to somewhere where a psychology tutor was a DoS (main interest in psychology... knew little about the other two).

    Unlike PPE at oxford, where you are expected to know all 3 subjects, PPS is a rather unusual degree and all the subjects are taught expecting no prior knowlegde. I got asked really broad questions and answered most of them with psychology/sciencey replies. I think the tutor probably knew i had very little knowledge of politics or sociology. You will probably be expected to know something about the other two courses, or at least know why you applied for PPS rather than a straight sociology degree- other than it not being offered by oxford. I can only speak from my own experience though...
 
 
 
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