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    (Original post by danniegee)
    Please don't worry - they were probably just apologising because they know how hard they make it! They always push you as far as they can, it's normal to think you've just said a bunch of waffle. These interviews ARE hard, and they make them hard because they want to see how you naturally react when asked difficult questions - they don't expect you to give a perfect answer! Their apology is probably just a standard thing, not something they said just to you! It's great that you enjoyed the interviews I know how you feel - I was the only Oxford applicant from my school. There's plenty of us on here you can talk to, though! You're right, these feelings are felt by most people
    Haha thanks this is really reassuring. Yeah it just came a bit out of the blue, I had just finished a really hard question and he said 'sorry for pushing you' kind of put me off because I thought 'does that mean I was pushed far in a good way or that he's sorry because he shouldn't have pushed me?'
    Haha.
    And yeah that's exactly how I felt - a lot of times I could see they were a bit confused by what I was saying and I was myself! At one point I was so far gone within an answer that I forgot the question! Oh well, it's all over and I'll see what happens thanks so much
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    (Original post by magic_is_might)
    dont worry about it! I had to ask my interviewers to clarify their question I'm both of my interviews, and one of them even said that what I wad saying was causing a dilemma for him. It was still really fun though! I try and stop myself from second guessing how I did because really, we all give it our best and there's nothing more we can do. You're obviously good enough to get here, remember that! What college/course you applying for?
    Yeah fair enough. ah yay, not just me then! Brasenose Biochem wby?
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    (Original post by maella)
    I thought the text-analysis went okay too and the general one less well haha. Where did you interview at? If it's any conciliation I was answering a question and one of the tutors cut me off because (I assume) I was taking too long, and later in the interview I noticed she was staring into space behind me...
    Jesus, what about you? And that's the exact same for me too!
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    Hi there!

    I would really appreciate it if you would be able to give me some tips and advice about your experience as I really want to apply to read Jurisprudence at HMC next year.
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    (Original post by Pythian)
    Just had all my interviews at Harris Manchester Jurisprudence.

    Had a wonderful time and really love the college,
    I've had both of mine for Balliol, also loving it...
    Have you had a dismissal notice yet, or do you have any idea when they come out?
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    They still haven't released any of the Law people at the college I'm being interviewed at yet...
    slightly annoying
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    (Original post by connieiscrazy)
    Had my second Law interview today, was a lot harder than the first :/ Swings and roundabouts I suppose


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    Can you confirm if Hugh's has wifi for interviewees?
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      (Original post by maella)
      I interviewed at HMC too! It's got such a nice feel about it and I like the fact that the college principle interviews every candidate too.
      Ohhhh really? I might have met you?

      what subject?
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        (Original post by Maggiels)
        I've had both of mine for Balliol, also loving it...
        Have you had a dismissal notice yet, or do you have any idea when they come out?
        oh lovely. I went by Balliol several times!

        We probably went past each other!
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          (Original post by JohnGreek)
          They still haven't released any of the Law people at the college I'm being interviewed at yet...
          slightly annoying
          I have been released!

          I'm not quite sure what the means? Is it good that I was released without being interviewed at a different college?
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            (Original post by connieiscrazy)
            Had my second Law interview today, was a lot harder than the first :/ Swings and roundabouts I suppose


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            Hi there

            which college?

            I was @ Harris Manchester.
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            (Original post by Pythian)
            Hi there

            which college?

            I was @ Harris Manchester.
            Hi Pythian!

            I applied to Harris Manchester too. The Principal is really a lovely man isn't he? Which subject are you applying for?
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              (Original post by ryanicale)
              Hi Pythian!

              I applied to Harris Manchester too. The Principal is really a lovely man isn't he? Which subject are you applying for?
              Oh my goodness!

              How very spooky. Where you at the college on Wed and Thurs? which subject? :ninja:

              p.s. i had law interviews.;
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              (Original post by maella)
              I interviewed at HMC too! It's got such a nice feel about it and I like the fact that the college principle interviews every candidate too.
              Small is beautiful. HMC is looking for around 30 undergraduates. At the other end of the scale Catz is looking for around 150.
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              (Original post by Pars12)
              Small is beautiful. HMC is looking for around 30 undergraduates. At the other end of the scale Catz is looking for around 150.
              I was interviewed at Wadham, my chosen college first. Do you think if Oxford gave me an offer, though I really don't expect they will, it is more likely from the mature college I was interviewed at if i'll be 21 when I first start uni?
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              (Original post by maella)
              I was interviewed at Wadham, my chosen college first. Do you think if Oxford gave me an offer, though I really don't expect they will, it is more likely from the mature college I was interviewed at if i'll be 21 when I first start uni?
              If you think 21 is "mature" you should be my age for a couple of weeks! I really don't think the age difference matters very much but the size difference will make HMC very cosy and Wadham very busy. I'm not sure which I would choose but luckily you don't get the choice.

              A lot of good people get rejected and a lot of people who get accepted have no idea how they managed it. I am sure it's not really a lottery but that's how it will feel.

              It would be orders of magnitude harder to say which college would actually make the offer and I'm guessing you wouldn't mind either way. HMC is very close to Wadham and if it's too small for you you can do things at university level and go college-hopping.

              Edit: I see you are on the ELAT thread so both colleges handy for the St Cross building although you will have to back-track a bit from HMC to do the alternative tuck-shop on your way to lectures.
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              (Original post by not you)
              Can you confirm if Hugh's has wifi for interviewees?
              It does, but they have a policy which states you have to be 18 or over to use it
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              (Original post by Pythian)
              Hi there

              which college?

              I was @ Harris Manchester.
              St Hugh's Are you Law too? How have your interviews been?
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              (Original post by Pythian)
              Oh my goodness!

              How very spooky. Where you at the college on Wed and Thurs? which subject? :ninja:

              p.s. i had law interviews.;
              I wasn't at the college myself, had an interview over Skype for PPE.

              Fantastic! Best of luck to you for law and I hope I get to see you next year
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              guys, i badly need help.i have a chemistry interview on monday and im freaking out.i havent prepared on anything yet..what should i do?
             
             
             
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