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    I know that this is going to be super competitive, but is there anything apart from the enormous workload that I have to consider about applying for PPE. I know that there have been lots of threads about Oxford colleges but I am going to be really boring and ask if you can give me opinions about them. Bear in mind that I go to a public school (I know it shouldn’t count against me but . . .), that I am politically right wing (a mixture of liberal and conservative) and that even looking at their websites and the prospectus I have no idea which one I want to apply to. I have a totally open mind in respect of colleges (and don’t dare suggest St Hilda’s, I’m male and my rant against it will have to wait).
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    I just got in recently to do PPE at Pembroke, its nice and central and friendly.

    Basically your political views and being public school won't matter, but you might feel a bit of an outsider in a left leaning college like Balliol. What else do you prioritise? location? atmosphere? warmth? friendliness? music? sport? tell us a bit more of what your looking for
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    (Original post by Tom Holder)
    I just got in recently to do PPE at Pembroke, its nice and central and friendly.

    Basically your political views and being public school won't matter, but you might feel a bit of an outsider in a left leaning college like Balliol. What else do you prioritise? location? atmosphere? warmth? friendliness? music? sport? tell us a bit more of what your looking for
    Thats the thing, I do not know what I am looking for, nice facilities like libraries and modern computing facilities. Sport, especially rowing, which all the colleges seem to cater for. Probably sport and an atmosphere where i can relax.
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    PPE workload is no more than other subjects. I get more work than first year PPE-ists and I do Phil/The.
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    (Original post by hildabeast)
    PPE workload is no more than other subjects. I get more work than first year PPE-ists and I do Phil/The.
    ahh diddums , anyway the people i spoke to said that PPE was a huge amount of work, especially if you are nto so up to scratch on your maths. ahh well
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    (Original post by JSM)
    the people i spoke to said that PPE was a huge amount of work

    Almost everything here is a huge amount of work, despite what the different subjects say about each other.
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    PPE really isn't more work than other subjects. I'd say it involved less than most joint schools, for instance.
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    (Original post by JSM)
    Thats the thing, I do not know what I am looking for, nice facilities like libraries and modern computing facilities. Sport, especially rowing, which all the colleges seem to cater for. Probably sport and an atmosphere where i can relax.
    Worcester is good for sport (also the only college with its sports foelds on-site) and it seemed to have quite a relaxed atmosphere.
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    (Original post by Veedy)
    Worcester is good for sport (also the only college with its sports foelds on-site) and it seemed to have quite a relaxed atmosphere.
    cool
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    Thats the thing, I do not know what I am looking for, nice facilities like libraries and modern computing facilities. Sport, especially rowing, which all the colleges seem to cater for. Probably sport and an atmosphere where i can relax.
    What about Oriel?
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    What about Oriel?
    well the trouble is i have looked at the colleges in the prospectus and online but none of them stand outthey all appear equally good. What about Oriel is good. They all say we are a warm tolerant open community blah balh
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    (Original post by JSM)
    well the trouble is i have looked at the colleges in the prospectus and online but none of them stand outthey all appear equally good. What about Oriel is good. They all say we are a warm tolerant open community blah balh
    If you're a public school boy you'll fit in well there
    Nah, Oriel is known for its obsessive rowers.
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    (Original post by Tom Holder)
    I just got in recently to do PPE at Pembroke, its nice and central and friendly.
    Hi, great to know you! I'll be there in October as well, hope to see you there~!
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    Hi, great to know you! I'll be there in October as well, hope to see you there~!
    guess so, cool!

    were you at the interview day?
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    (Original post by Tom Holder)
    guess so, cool!

    were you at the interview day?
    I didn't go to the interview. I took the test in China. But I studied in Australia for the last two years. my email is [email protected]
    It's so wonderful to know someone going to the same place and studying exactly the same course!
 
 
 

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