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yeahyeah
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Just wonderin if anyone on this board goes, or is planning to go to Selwyn in 2004? Would be interested to hear ppls opinions on the college... what's good, what's bad. I've got a place (grades permitting) for 2004 and just wanted to start to hear what's it's all about!
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(Original post by yeahyeah)
Just wonderin if anyone on this board goes, or is planning to go to Selwyn in 2004? Would be interested to hear ppls opinions on the college... what's good, what's bad. I've got a place (grades permitting) for 2004 and just wanted to start to hear what's it's all about!
which subject are you goin 2 read?
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yeahyeah
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Philosophy. What subject are you reading?
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Suzy_vet
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I have a friend whos got in to study medicine. I also know someone who studies natsci there. he says its very friendly and fairly laid back (for cambridge).
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Selwyn is fab. I've got quite a few friends there and it's got a nice relaxed feel. It's really pretty and not too far out of town. also there are plenty of colleges around grange road so socially it's pretty good. It may be a suburban "minor" college as some ppl call it but imo it's a pretty decent college. gd luck!
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That college sounds like Slytherin... or maybe it's just me - irrelevent.
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as1
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Hey,

I'm reading Philosophy at Selwyn in 2004 also! I previously got into Caius and didn't get my grades so got rejected and was a little worried because I know that Caius has a great reputation and does very well, but I knew very little about Selwyn. I know it's viewed as quite minor. Still, it looks great and I'm just happy to be reading the subject I want at Cambridge.

It's good to hear that its a nice and social college.

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pleb
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Selwyn is mega-cool, although I'm one of those "so close to getting an offer" after being put in the pool candidates. It is definately a good choice!

My Oxbridge experience over the past 2 years is one long tail of near-misses and utter folly spanning Oxford and Cambridge... But I still don't regret applying to Selwyn this year (despite the fact that I should blatantly have followed my initial feelings and applied to st. John's!) so all is good.
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butterflew
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o no, i'm not there- just wondering if i'd met you at interviews! well done btw!
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