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    (Original post by AlexInWonderland)
    Got my information pack about open days and things today. I must say, I am impressed, it's much shinier than the Reading or UEA one.

    I am going to book my visit day tomorrow probably, when I know the situation with my dads work. I am wondering if there are any opportunities to visit accommodation? I understand I need to apply soon, and from the October accommodation I am pretty sure I will apply for Parkwood houses, I just wonder if it is worth waiting until the open day.

    Additionally, how urgently do I need to be looking into this? I want self catered, and Kent is possibly going to be my firm, so obviously it is pretty important.

    Thanks
    If Kent are adopting the same system as last year, then accommodation is first-come, first-served. Therefore you should apply as soon as possible. There will be an opportunity to visit on a Visit Day, however if you know what you want, you would be best to apply first. If after the visit, you realise you want somewhere else, I do know that last year it was possible to change your option without losing your place in the queue. This might be worth taking into consideration
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    Had an open day and interview on the 9th of Feb, loved Kent, and just got a conditional offer for English Lit and Creative Writing with the Year abroad !
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    Just wondering how likely I am to get my 1st choice accom of Park Wood Flats as I applied yesterday? Other choices were then: Tyler Court B & C, Park Wood Houses [shared between 6] and Darwin Houses. Thanks!
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    (Original post by NormalsWeird)
    Just wondering how likely I am to get my 1st choice accom of Park Wood Flats as I applied yesterday? Other choices were then: Tyler Court B & C, Park Wood Houses [shared between 6] and Darwin Houses. Thanks!
    You might be lucky and get Parkwood flats as its early on, but there's really no telling until you get your accomadation offer if/when you meet your offer for your course.
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    Just done my accommodation application: Parkwood superior, Parkwood standard, Darwin houses, Darwin college.

    Pretty excited about uni now aha. I am definitely leaning toward firming Kent rather than UEA at the minute
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    (Original post by AlexInWonderland)
    Just done my accommodation application: Parkwood superior, Parkwood standard, Darwin houses, Darwin college.

    Pretty excited about uni now aha. I am definitely leaning toward firming Kent rather than UEA at the minute
    Wait a second, does that mean we can apply for accomodation before firming Kent?

    Sorry, i know it probably explains this in the welcome pack, but mine is currently in London whilst i'm in Spain so i've not had a chance to look through it
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    (Original post by asha_patel)
    Wait a second, does that mean we can apply for accomodation before firming Kent?

    Sorry, i know it probably explains this in the welcome pack, but mine is currently in London whilst i'm in Spain so i've not had a chance to look through it
    Yes it does! They encourage you to apply as as soon as possible - like many other people on here, I applied before firming Kent.
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    (Original post by asha_patel)
    Wait a second, does that mean we can apply for accomodation before firming Kent?

    Sorry, i know it probably explains this in the welcome pack, but mine is currently in London whilst i'm in Spain so i've not had a chance to look through it
    Yeah, you can apply as soon as you have an offer. I would suggest you do, as it is a first come first served system, this would especially apply if you want the most popular accommodation (I remember at the open day, the guide said Parkwood flats and I think...Tyler Court? as most in demand)..ie the most expensive
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    (Original post by saaail)
    Yes it does! They encourage you to apply as as soon as possible - like many other people on here, I applied before firming Kent.

    (Original post by AlexInWonderland)
    Yeah, you can apply as soon as you have an offer. I would suggest you do, as it is a first come first served system, this would especially apply if you want the most popular accommodation (I remember at the open day, the guide said Parkwood flats and I think...Tyler Court? as most in demand)..ie the most expensive
    Urgh, guess that means i should apply now!

    Thank you!! =D
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    Nervous for my interview wednesday! Doing last minute cramming now of the so called books I had reading before writing my PS :P
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    (Original post by tillytots)
    Nervous for my interview wednesday! Doing last minute cramming now of the so called books I had reading before writing my PS :P
    Good luck lovely! I'm sure you'll be fine!
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    (Original post by tillytots)
    Nervous for my interview wednesday! Doing last minute cramming now of the so called books I had reading before writing my PS :P
    I wouldn't be too worried - my interview was so informal it was almost surreal! To be fair, I wasn't heavy on name dropping books in my personal statement so there wasn't much for my interviewer to catch me out on, but my interview lasted less than ten minutes (whereas the wait was so long and so nerve-wracking!) and ended with me laughing in his face after giving me an offer on the spot.

    I'm sure it'll be fine for you! Good luck
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    I've got a interview with Kent next week. I've applied to do Politics and International Relations however I never got a chance at school to study politics. I only really have a general outline of Politics from what i've read and seen in the news etc. Will this effect me in anyway at the interview? Are you ever asked any right or wrong answers? Thanks
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    (Original post by Harpoon)
    Ok guys, its that time again! :woo:

    Who's applying for Kent to start in September 2011??

    Name your course and any other details you want :cool: and I'll list them all here!

    So to start with:

    Accounting and Finance: redrose_ftw, jaydemikaela, tiara8
    Actuarial Science: supernova92
    Architecture: Chantell, aJohnsonsun, Gulce
    Biology: JamesSimonHudson
    Biological Anthropology: katebushfan
    Biomedical Science: Lisa=AD
    Business Administration (Sandwich): Magicalbluebadger
    Business Administration (Marketing): Postbox
    Computer Science:
    Criminal Justice Studies: Bex1991
    Drama/Theatre Studies: lizziebobzehourse, ChasingSkittles
    Digital Arts: Infamous Dude
    Economics: Celph Titled, veronica111
    English/Comparative Literature: Mehdarella
    English and American Literature: Yunna123, Super_Steven, Alittlenightmusic
    English and American Literature with Creative Writing: TokenWeirdo, diamonddust
    English and American Literature with a year abroad: Gooner231
    English language and Linguistics: xnatalie01x
    Film Studies: Tekkerz HD
    Forensic Science: hannahellen, Noj2202, Babycakes Barbie
    French: MadameBonheur
    French and History: mellie220
    German: paulmch
    Health and Social Care: AMY.OX
    Hispanic Studies and Business Administration: sciencehelp
    History: Tierkreis, AlexInWonderland, Lelkins2010, Scott1992, Jesobel, CrypticGoose, applepumpkin
    History of Art: tillytots, saaail
    History with Comparative Literature: applepumpkin
    History and Politics: henryb1992
    International Business: irachx
    International Business with French: ash121
    International Relations with German: zey zey <3
    IT: FF-
    IT(Software Engineering: Brown.Panther
    Italian & Hispanic Studies: cottonheart
    Law: Lizlaz350, Amy124, helpneeded-a, nooneyouknow, holly-sophia-ox, Cast.Iron, SshLaura, Musether, adam1992, lawology
    Law with French: viola146
    Law with German:k.kat
    Law and History:: adam1992
    Mathematics: sebsy, Nkhan, __xSB
    Multimedia Technology and Design: bertiehs
    Pharmacy (Medway): B230
    Physics: Hi.im.a.******
    Politics & International Relations: tiggyrocs
    Politics and Law:Musether, adam1992
    Psychology: NormalsWeird, sunlightxstarbright, ceriotoole93, weeping*angel
    Social Anthropology:GenesisAggelos33
    Sociology:Quintessence. , RGough, RachaelG, maimuna_92
    War Studies: Harpoon
    Web Computing: joelw
    English and American Literature Offer ABB
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    (Original post by Trouble Chime)
    I've got a interview with Kent next week. I've applied to do Politics and International Relations however I never got a chance at school to study politics. I only really have a general outline of Politics from what i've read and seen in the news etc. Will this effect me in anyway at the interview? Are you ever asked any right or wrong answers? Thanks

    If you're going for the Japan course (which from you sig I see you are) then your interview will be more "why Japan?" than actually any Political knowledge. For the record I blabbed something about Japans excellent system of transportation compared to the UK and the cultural difference that cartoons play in Japan and the UK. Some others went in and said the name of the PM at the time and others just said they were interested in culture

    I'd say know a little about why you want to go to Japan, know some minor facts about its politics (name of PM, current party in power etc) and know why you would want to -live- in Japan for a year, what interests you about Japan? What do you want to learn, not just academically but about a completely different culture?

    For the main politics side it depends on your own interests. Have you looked at the modules and seen anything that interests you? Do you prefer the Politics side or IR side? Japan course you will learn a lot more of the IR side and of political systems very different to those of Europe or the US! Not to say you cant learn those if you want to.

    Of course I'm basing this on my own interview experience in 2008 so it may have changed, however I doubt it as the course is too unique for just a "so why Politics?" type of interview!
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    (Original post by kram322)
    If you're going for the Japan course (which from you sig I see you are) then your interview will be more "why Japan?" than actually any Political knowledge. For the record I blabbed something about Japans excellent system of transportation compared to the UK and the cultural difference that cartoons play in Japan and the UK. Some others went in and said the name of the PM at the time and others just said they were interested in culture

    I'd say know a little about why you want to go to Japan, know some minor facts about its politics (name of PM, current party in power etc) and know why you would want to -live- in Japan for a year, what interests you about Japan? What do you want to learn, not just academically but about a completely different culture?

    For the main politics side it depends on your own interests. Have you looked at the modules and seen anything that interests you? Do you prefer the Politics side or IR side? Japan course you will learn a lot more of the IR side and of political systems very different to those of Europe or the US! Not to say you cant learn those if you want to.

    Of course I'm basing this on my own interview experience in 2008 so it may have changed, however I doubt it as the course is too unique for just a "so why Politics?" type of interview!
    Thanks for the reply and you were right! I am currently a first year student on an undergraduate course and I did do a 10 credit module on Japanese Politics last year although it didn't really go that in depth. Also how intense is the language module at Kent? At my current uni I know people studying Japanese and a large amount of people of people on it have left or switched courses, but then they do have 80 credits of Japanese a year.
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    Hi Everyone,

    I have applied to do English and American Lit with English Language and Linguistics and have just received an open day interview. Kent is my no#1 choice so naturally i'm terrifed! Could anyone who has had one give me some advice?? I am studying the subject leaflets like a loon and making sure that I have 'backed-up' for anything i wrote in my PS. Feeling a bit like i have ocd at the mo - someone help me stop panicking please?! :-)
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    (Original post by jrobinson1)
    Hi Everyone,

    I have applied to do English and American Lit with English Language and Linguistics and have just received an open day interview. Kent is my no#1 choice so naturally i'm terrifed! Could anyone who has had one give me some advice?? I am studying the subject leaflets like a loon and making sure that I have 'backed-up' for anything i wrote in my PS. Feeling a bit like i have ocd at the mo - someone help me stop panicking please?! :-)
    Hi
    I have never been interviews, so can't give specific advice about that really.
    How long do you have to prepare?
    And good luck
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    (Original post by Harpoon)
    Ok guys, its that time again! :woo:

    Who's applying for Kent to start in September 2011??

    Name your course and any other details you want :cool: and I'll list them all here!

    So to start with:

    Accounting and Finance: redrose_ftw, jaydemikaela, tiara8
    Actuarial Science: supernova92
    Architecture: Chantell, aJohnsonsun, Gulce
    Biology: JamesSimonHudson
    Biological Anthropology: katebushfan
    Biomedical Science: Lisa=AD
    Business Administration (Sandwich): Magicalbluebadger
    Business Administration (Marketing): Postbox
    Computer Science:
    Criminal Justice Studies: Bex1991
    Drama/Theatre Studies: lizziebobzehourse, ChasingSkittles
    Digital Arts: Infamous Dude
    Economics: Celph Titled, veronica111
    English/Comparative Literature: Mehdarella
    English and American Literature: Yunna123, Super_Steven, Alittlenightmusic
    English and American Literature with Creative Writing: TokenWeirdo, diamonddust
    English and American Literature with a year abroad: Gooner231
    English language and Linguistics: xnatalie01x
    Film Studies: Tekkerz HD
    Forensic Science: hannahellen, Noj2202, Babycakes Barbie
    French: MadameBonheur
    French and History: mellie220
    German: paulmch
    Health and Social Care: AMY.OX
    Hispanic Studies and Business Administration: sciencehelp
    History: Tierkreis, AlexInWonderland, Lelkins2010, Scott1992, Jesobel, CrypticGoose, applepumpkin
    History of Art: tillytots, saaail
    History with Comparative Literature: applepumpkin
    History and Politics: henryb1992
    International Business: irachx
    International Business with French: ash121
    International Relations with German: zey zey <3
    IT: FF-
    IT(Software Engineering: Brown.Panther
    Italian & Hispanic Studies: cottonheart
    Law: Lizlaz350, Amy124, helpneeded-a, nooneyouknow, holly-sophia-ox, Cast.Iron, SshLaura, Musether, adam1992, lawology
    Law with French: viola146
    Law with German:k.kat
    Law and History:: adam1992
    Mathematics: sebsy, Nkhan, __xSB
    Multimedia Technology and Design: bertiehs
    Pharmacy (Medway): B230
    Physics: Hi.im.a.******
    Politics & International Relations: tiggyrocs
    Politics and Law:Musether, adam1992
    Psychology: NormalsWeird, sunlightxstarbright, ceriotoole93, weeping*angel
    Social Anthropology:GenesisAggelos33
    Sociology:Quintessence. , RGough, RachaelG, maimuna_92
    War Studies: Harpoon
    Web Computing: joelw
    History and Italian! I've firmed my offer. :]
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    Just applied for my accomodation ! Parkwood and Darwin, wooopp.
 
 
 
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