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    I'd LOVE to study History at Bristol University.

    However, people have advised me not to apply because I go to a private school.

    Apparently they're still biased?

    I'm not asking for the rights & wrongs of the matter, but ultimately - is it worth applying? Do I stand a reasonable chance?

    Thanks!
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    I live in Bristol and know quite a few people at the uni who went to private school themselves. if anything there are more people from private school than state school so you dont have to worry. you will probably need 3 A's minimum though
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    (Original post by soindie)
    I'd LOVE to study History at Bristol University.

    However, people have advised me not to apply because I go to a private school.

    Apparently they're still biased?

    I'm not asking for the rights & wrongs of the matter, but ultimately - is it worth applying? Do I stand a reasonable chance?

    Thanks!
    Chances of you not being given an offer because of the school you go to are slim to none. That would only happen (and even then if indeed someone was biased) if you were a borderline case. If you your grades are very good (at least the entry requirements) and you make sure your PS is great and reference as well, no one will reject you because of your school.

    And besides, it's only one choice out of five. And really, if your application is great, you will get in!
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    thanks guys, glad to hear it.
 
 
 

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