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Really? I hope my letter is thick then
Is this medicine at Clare? I was considering applying there but preferred Oxford in the end Good luck anyway, medicine at both unis is a fantastic course !
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Yep and also financial advice. I think you will also get quite a thick letter if you're in the pool (that's what happened to my brother last year anyway).
Going in the pool is awful; I just want the whole thing to be drawn to a close by tomorrow
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Is this medicine at Clare? I was considering applying there but preferred Oxford in the end Good luck anyway, medicine at both unis is a fantastic course !
Yes this is. Thanks. Well done on having an offer at Ox.
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did anyone else here apply to king's?
yeah i did music, what you doing?
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This forum is fantastic.
No1 else from my school is going 4 cambridge (I was the only 1 who resisted being pushed 2 oxford) so its nice 2 find out what people in the same situation as me r thinking.

I've tried to convince myself I'm gonna get rejected and that I don't care.... But its not working.

Are they definitely being posted today? I want my letter
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This forum is fantastic.
No1 else from my school is going 4 cambridge (I was the only 1 who resisted being pushed 2 oxford) so its nice 2 find out what people in the same situation as me r thinking.

I've tried to convince myself I'm gonna get rejected and that I don't care.... But its not working.

Are they definitely being posted today? I want my letter
Yeah, today. What do you mean, your school wanted peeps to go to Ox not Cam?
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This forum is fantastic.
No1 else from my school is going 4 cambridge (I was the only 1 who resisted being pushed 2 oxford) so its nice 2 find out what people in the same situation as me r thinking.

I've tried to convince myself I'm gonna get rejected and that I don't care.... But its not working.

Are they definitely being posted today? I want my letter
What have you applied for/where to?

Don't worry too much, if it's any consolation nothing can be changed now the decision was made ages ago...
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This forum is fantastic.
No1 else from my school is going 4 cambridge (I was the only 1 who resisted being pushed 2 oxford) so its nice 2 find out what people in the same situation as me r thinking.

I've tried to convince myself I'm gonna get rejected and that I don't care.... But its not working.

Are they definitely being posted today? I want my letter
Yeah, i think lots of us are trying to convince ourselves of the same thing.....but the fact is we care a hell of a lot otherwise we wouldnt have applied and we wouldnt be here discussing it now!!!!!

Where and what did you apply to/for?
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Yeah, i think lots of us are trying to convince ourselves of the same thing.....but the fact is we care a hell of a lot otherwise we wouldnt have applied and we wouldnt be here discussing it now!!!!!

Where and what did you apply to/for?
I live in south west london too, Hammersmith to be exact, what about you?
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I'm applying for Law at Magdalene
The other oxbridge candidates were pushed towards oxford because we have some links with some of the colleges. It was the only one of the two we took a trip to! My school also told me not to apply for my subject - as its competitive. My headmaster said I should apply for Physics at St Catherine's Oxford (I don't even do Physics A2). It's nice to know your school's behind you!
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I live in south west london too, Hammersmith to be exact, what about you?
Chelsea, just off Fulham Road. I study at HWLC (yes, poor me)!
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Going in the pool is awful; I just want the whole thing to be drawn to a close by tomorrow
true - imagine if you've got all excited because you want to find out tomorrow, you rush to the door when you hear the postman/woman/person, only to be told you have to wait EVEN LONGER!! I'm really hoping I don't get pooled!

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I'm applying for Law at Magdalene
The other oxbridge candidates were pushed towards oxford because we have some links with some of the colleges. It was the only one of the two we took a trip to! My school also told me not to apply for my subject - as its competitive. My headmaster said I should apply for Physics at St Catherine's Oxford (I don't even do Physics A2). It's nice to know your school's behind you!
Can't believe your school behaved in such a manner! Tut tut to them.
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Can't believe your school behaved in such a manner! Tut tut to them.
Yeah, they told me to plan a gap year as I probably wouldn't get any offers. I've got two, but haven't told them yet.

I'd really like to get in to prove to my school that you can get in to study law at a good uni!
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Will simply die if the letter is not here TOMORROW!!!
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Can't believe your school behaved in such a manner! Tut tut to them.
Yes, some of these school are really crazy...they just want to maintain there oxbridge success rep, and the students' thoughts and aims are not considered! I'd prefer a school who didnt hav e any students going to oxbridge, rather than one who pushes you .....

My college was a bit pissed off that i applied cos that meant a little extra work for them!
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Yeah, they told me to plan a gap year as I probably wouldn't get any offers. I've got two, but haven't told them yet.

I'd really like to get in to prove to my school that you can get in to study law at a good uni!
Seems they were more interested in getting as many students into Oxbridge as possibly, by hook or by crook.
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Will simply die if the letter is not here TOMORROW!!!
Are we sure they're being posted today?
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our school has abt 20 applications which i guess mean 5 of us should get in?!?!?
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Yep, only Durham and Cambridge haven't replied yet. Durham doesn't get very many Theology applicants anyway, so I wonder what's taking so long. My second choice is Edinburgh though.
my friends got an interview 4 theology at durham.
it was my 2nd choice afta cam but they put in in st cuthburts so mayb not nemore!
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