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I've been pooled for law at Magdalene. Just wondering if anyone else has been pooled, and if they know any more about the process than the blue sheet said.

More waiting, but I'll strive to enjoy new year!
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I've been pooled for law at Magdalene. Just wondering if anyone else has been pooled, and if they know any more about the process than the blue sheet said.

More waiting, but I'll strive to enjoy new year!
Hey congratulations I know it's not the result you wanted but there's still a glimmer of hope. Keep having faith. My fate hasn't been decided yet. But yeh, you're the first law student I've heard from so far.
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It's the result I expected - and I'm quite happy with it actually. I'd like another crack at interviews, and I'm pleased they are even giving me a second look
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I've been pooled for law at Magdalene. Just wondering if anyone else has been pooled, and if they know any more about the process than the blue sheet said.

More waiting, but I'll strive to enjoy new year!
I've been pooled for Veterinary Medicine at Magdalene! So, just a question, cos I don't really understand, has Magd outright rejected you, or are they still considering your application, as is mine? I'm presuming that's standard for the pool!? What date were your interviews? Maybe I saw you!
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I've been pooled for law at Magdalene. Just wondering if anyone else has been pooled, and if they know any more about the process than the blue sheet said.

More waiting, but I'll strive to enjoy new year!

Hey, if you were pooled that means you're definitely the right standard for Cambridge. Good for you Best of luck with it!
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It's the result I expected - and I'm quite happy with it actually. I'd like another crack at interviews, and I'm pleased they are even giving me a second look
Yay so just keep hoping and thinking positive. When do the pool results come out though? January?
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I was there the 9th-10th Dec. I really enjoyed Magd - its got a nice, homely atmosphere. They said they were still considering me, so here's hoping!
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Yay so just keep hoping and thinking positive. When do the pool results come out though? January?
I may have to go back up 8-10 Jan. But I should find out either way at the end of Jan.
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I was there the 9th-10th Dec. I really enjoyed Magd - its got a nice, homely atmosphere. They said they were still considering me, so here's hoping!
Must have just missed you; I arrived on the evening of the 10th. I did speak to a few law applicants though.. Well fingers crossed for the outcome. We may both end up there yet!
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Must have just missed you; I arrived on the evening of the 10th. I did speak to a few law applicants though.. Well fingers crossed for the outcome. We may both end up there yet!
It'd be nice, wouldn't it?
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It'd be nice, wouldn't it?
Nice?! It'd be brilliant! Unbelievable, but brilliant. Can't say I hold out too much hope however. Don't you just hate all this waiting?! By looking at the dates on that blue sheet, at least it looks like the pool process gets going quite quickly!
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Nice?! It'd be brilliant! Unbelievable, but brilliant. Can't say I hold out too much hope however. Don't you just hate all this waiting?! By looking at the dates on that blue sheet, at least it looks like the pool process gets going quite quickly!
The quicker the better! Just don't give up! I know people have been pretty gutted about getting pooled but I'd rather have that 2nd chance than getting rejected. Just keep hoping and hope they'll open their eyes and see how brill you are.
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Just gotta wait for a phone call...

I'm quite excited about the pool actually, coz i hated my subject interview last time, I'd like a chance to prove myself, if I get one.
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Just gotta wait for a phone call...

I'm quite excited about the pool actually, coz i hated my subject interview last time, I'd like a chance to prove myself, if I get one.
YOU GO GET THEM! I'm excited for you too and I relaly hope you get in. *squeezes eyes tight*.. Just psyche yourself up and give it your best shot.
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The quicker the better! Just don't give up! I know people have been pretty gutted about getting pooled but I'd rather have that 2nd chance than getting rejected. Just keep hoping and hope they'll open their eyes and see how brill you are.
Aww, thanks. I'm certainly not disappointed, I'm chuffed to have got as far as this! Never would have expected it in a million years. From what I remember, you're international? Urgh, the wait must be awful!! Best of luck!!
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Aww, thanks. I'm certainly not disappointed, I'm chuffed to have got as far as this! Never would have expected it in a million years. From what I remember, you're international? Urgh, the wait must be awful!! Best of luck!!
Yeppers! It's really terrible, especially since the postal service here is the pits. I had to phone Cambridge to get my interview dates in Sept coz' the post came a few days before the actual interview and it takes 2 days to fly there. Haha.
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Right good luck every1!
I'm off to try and explain to people who asked whether I've got in or not that I'm pooled and what that means....
Should be....interesting
Happy new year guys!
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My friend was pooled for law last year, she applied to Selwyn and then got another interview and offer from Churchill. They made her take a gap year as they had 20 interviews for 2 places and she was number 3.
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Must have just missed you; I arrived on the evening of the 10th. I did speak to a few law applicants though.. Well fingers crossed for the outcome. We may both end up there yet!
nah you won't get into madg now i think, i never heard of someone going back into the college they were pooled from, but you've got a good chance of getting in somewhere else, good luck!
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nah you won't get into madg now i think, i never heard of someone going back into the college they were pooled from, but you've got a good chance of getting in somewhere else, good luck!
Oooooh, thanks! Well, I will still remain optimistic, even if it is delusionary so!
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