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    (Original post by Tessie25)
    Does anybody know how English interviews will go? Like will they want in-depth discussions of books I mentioned in my personal statement? Are there any books they will expect me to have read? I'm scared they might want a discussion of a book "I should have read" :/
    My friend does english at oxford, she had an interview last year, and it really was just a discussion on themes in the list of books they give you on the day, as well as some critical analysis, language etc.

    BUT, they gave my friend a list of books and she had to mark the ones she had read, and then the interviewer asked her about the books that she hadn't marked.
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    (Original post by Lydiaj8)
    I'm waiting on Merton for maths - judging by the last few years I'm expecting to hear on Friday. Whatever happens they have to let you know a week in advance so everyone should have heard soon.
    Same here. Anyway, Good luck.
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    (Original post by bitofageek)
    My friend does english at oxford, she had an interview last year, and it really was just a discussion on themes in the list of books they give you on the day, as well as some critical analysis, language etc.

    BUT, they gave my friend a list of books and she had to mark the ones she had read, and then the interviewer asked her about the books that she hadn't marked.
    Oh dear, I really hope this isn't the case. How are we meant to comment on a text we haven't read before?!

    I was under the illusion that we had to know the texts on our PS inside out and had a close reading exercise for the second interview...
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    (Original post by bitofageek)
    My friend does english at oxford, she had an interview last year, and it really was just a discussion on themes in the list of books they give you on the day, as well as some critical analysis, language etc.

    BUT, they gave my friend a list of books and she had to mark the ones she had read, and then the interviewer asked her about the books that she hadn't marked.
    Oh that's interesting. I tend to enjoy unseen literature skills, so that would be an experience. Can I ask her college?
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    (Original post by politicalmind)
    Geography interviews?
    Yep, one at Hertford, you?
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    (Original post by abbiemca_)
    Hey, anyone at Merton 15th-16th? or for chemistry at all?
    Hey, I'll be at Merton from 14th to 16th for physics, so see you there maybe!
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    I'm quite new to TSR but I couldn't find a thread for physics interviewees this year like other subjects, so here ya go.
    Please don't be shy and get the ball rolling by introducing yourself or asking whatever! ^.^

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...3#post61031503
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    Is there a Classics interviewees thread on this site or not at all?
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    (Original post by Lybi)
    Anyone still waiting for St Hughs to respond for Law?
    I received my Law invite from them by email on Tuesday. If you don't hear anything today, perhaps call them as it's less than a week until Law interviews now
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    Received an invite for EP from New - very very pleased :-) who is interviewing for EP or will be at New Dec 13-15? PM me!!
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    Ergh, does anyone know how long it usually takes for me to get the rejection/acceptance letter after a Skype interview?
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    (Original post by serenial)
    Ergh, does anyone know how long it usually takes for me to get the rejection/acceptance letter after a Skype interview?
    January 6th. This piece of information is on the University website
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    I think I'm overthinking the second college bit. I'm really curious to know whether I'll be interviewed at another college and which one this would be. How does the second college bit work? If your first college decides after interview that they don't want you but another college might are you put out to tender for other colleges? Or are you randomly assigned to a second college?

    Curious
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    Well, finally got my rejection letter. It was good knowing you folks, and I wish you all the best of luck.

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    It was good knowing you folks,

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    Geez you sound like you're on your deathbed! Don't worry about it, there are plenty of great unis, and if you are very set on Oxford then you can always apply next year
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Well, finally got my rejection letter. It was good knowing you folks, and I wish you all the best of luck.

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    Oh no :-( keep in touch with us all on the Facebook group and let us know where you decide to go. Are you thinking of reapplying?
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    (Original post by BritishBean)
    Geez you sound like you're on your deathbed! Don't worry about it, there are plenty of great unis, and if you are very set on Oxford then you can always apply next year
    LOL, nah, I don't actually care that much. Just wanted to be as melodramatic as possible :') Thanks for the reassurance though!

    (Original post by Aquaxo)
    Oh no :-( keep in touch with us all on the Facebook group and let us know where you decide to go. Are you thinking of reapplying?
    Definitely! I'll still be around the FB group just to see how everyone's fairing. I might! It'd be the only place I re-apply to, but yeah, I can see myself giving it another bash.
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    Definitely! I'll still be around the FB group just to see how everyone's fairing. I might! It'd be the only place I re-apply to, but yeah, I can see myself giving it another bash.[/QUOTE]

    Awesome. Gap year looking possible then?
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    LOL, nah, I don't actually care that much. Just wanted to be as melodramatic as possible :' Thanks for the reassurance though!



    Definitely! I'll still be around the FB group just to see how everyone's fairing. I might! It'd be the only place I re-apply to, but yeah, I can see myself giving it another bash.
    What college/course were you applying for? And where else have you applied?
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    (Original post by BritishBean)
    What college/course were you applying for? And where else have you applied?
    I applied to St Anne's for Computer Science.

    Also applied to:
    UCL - Maths and Computer Science (offer), Warwick - Data Science (offer)
    Nottingham - Data Science (offer)
    Bristol - Maths and Computer Science (pending)

    What about yourself?
 
 
 
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