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    Just wondering if anyone who applied for university this year experienced any kind of prejudice about attending a private school ??

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    (Original post by alexandraa)
    Just wondering if anyone who applied for university this year experienced any kind of prejudice about attending a private school ??

    Thanks!


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    This doesn't happen! If it did you should report them .
    Anyways, Universities prefer people who go to public schools over state schools
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    (Original post by bahjat93)
    This doesn't happen! If it did you should report them .
    Anyways, Universities prefer people who go to public schools over state schools
    Thanks so much!
    I am applying this year and I was worried it might be an issue


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    The whole private school thing is total tosh anyway. Some of my peers went to grammar schools that to me sound like the most ridiculously stuck up/amazing schools in the country ; going to a grammar school is basc the same as going to a private school. A lad who I study with did Latin at GCSE for crying out loud! Grammar schools are no way seen in a negative light so why would private schools?
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    (Original post by Meat is Murder)
    The whole private school thing is total tosh anyway. Some of my peers went to grammar schools that to me sound like the most ridiculously stuck up/amazing schools in the country ; going to a grammar school is basc the same as going to a private school. A lad who I study with did Latin at GCSE for crying out loud! Grammar schools are no way seen in a negative light so why would private schools?
    Interesting point but I was wondering more about the fact I've paid for my education, and so maybe it was easier for me to do better academically than someone at a state school?? Just wondering whether anyone, who like me, are at a private school and if universities have mentioned this at all during the application process and made it into a negative aspect


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    I want to apply for dentistry which in itself will be very competitive, but rumours are rife that universities dislike applicants from private schools and favour those from state schools


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    (Original post by Meat is Murder)
    The whole private school thing is total tosh anyway. Some of my peers went to grammar schools that to me sound like the most ridiculously stuck up/amazing schools in the country ; going to a grammar school is basc the same as going to a private school. A lad who I study with did Latin at GCSE for crying out loud! Grammar schools are no way seen in a negative light so why would private schools?
    No it's not. I go to a grammar school and I can safely say that statement is wrong.
 
 
 
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