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    My brother has got a letter from Cambrige today (or a letter with a Cambridge postmark anyway), but is away on a skiing trip and wont be back for a week - is there anyway I can tell whether its a rejection or acceptance by the size of the letter?
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    (Original post by loftx)
    My brother has got a letter from Cambrige today (or a letter with a Cambridge postmark anyway), but is away on a skiing trip and wont be back for a week - is there anyway I can tell whether its a rejection or acceptance by the size of the letter?
    haha.. oh gosh, call him and ask him if you can open it?
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    (Original post by lilsunflower)
    haha.. oh gosh, call him and ask him if you can open it?
    I would try but he dosn't seem to have his phone on - will just send him a text I expect.
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    (Original post by loftx)
    I would try but he dosn't seem to have his phone on - will just send him a text I expect.
    Yeh he'll be anxious to know most probably. And the lucky guy! Away skiing while we're all camping at our post box. Hehe..
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    loftx: can you describe the size and the thickness of the envelop?
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    (Original post by akk713)
    loftx: can you describe the size and the thickness of the envelop?
    See the attachment - it dosnt really show the thinkness but it looks to be about 1 sheet of thick paper.

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    (Original post by loftx)
    See the attachment - it dosnt really show the thinkness but it looks to be about 1 sheet of thick paper.

    Woah.... Lolz.. ARGH The anticipation.
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    (Original post by lilsunflower)
    Woah.... Lolz.. ARGH The anticipation.
    then I would say either way: a rejection/acceptance
    dont think it's pool though because it should have pooling sheets
    because both are possible for this size of envelope
    sorry I didn't answer your question...
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    Mine was one sheet thick and looked identical. Twas an offer!
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    (Original post by Ralfskini)
    Mine was one sheet thick and looked identical. Twas an offer!
    Cheers guys, does anyone know if rejections come in idential envelopes?
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    (Original post by loftx)
    Cheers guys, does anyone know if rejections come in idential envelopes?

    I would be prepared to bet money that it does!
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    (Original post by Ralfskini)
    I would be prepared to bet money that it does!
    I expect you're right. It's very different to my Oxford offer last year - that was delivered by special delivary next-day before 10AM. This is just by boring normal post.
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    (Original post by loftx)
    I expect you're right. It's very different to my Oxford offer last year - that was delivered by special delivary next-day before 10AM. This is just by boring normal post.
    out of interest what [email protected] college your brother applied for??
    if it's medicine it's likely to be a rejection?
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    (Original post by akk713)
    out of interest what [email protected] college your brother applied for??
    if it's medicine it's likely to be a rejection?
    Natural sciences (or whatever subject cam do with is closest to physics) at Fitzwilliam. I don't really know much about it as I was away at uni when he was doing his Ucad stuff.
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    mine looked the same and was an offer! but i'd say they prob use the same size envelopes for offers and rejections. I was worried that it was so thin when I saw it I really thought i'd been rejected. I think u should steam the letter open and read it, tell him if its an offer and if its not then seal it back up!
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    Just though I should post and say my brother got a rejection
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    (Original post by loftx)
    Just though I should post and say my brother got a rejection
    Unlucky. Where's he gonna go instead?
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    Unlucky. Where's he gonna go instead?
    Not sure - I didn't really get the full story as he's still skiing at the moment. Though I think he might take a gap year and reapply next year.
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    can i just say that acceptances usually come in thick, a4 envelopes, and rejections in small, thin ones. (sorry, it looks like the latter). Though it could be a pool.
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    Mine was a thin rejection letter! Identical to that above. The best way of finding out is to open it, and then slea it back up again

    Or if not, ask him if you can open it - tell him to turn his bloody fone on lol
 
 
 
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