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    I really want to go to sussex university in september, but my parents are worried that i will not fit in there because i was privately educated, and maybe even scrutinized for it. Can anyone who goes to sussex what the situation is like, and if they think i will fit in there?
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    (Original post by kittyzh)
    I really want to go to sussex university in september, but my parents are worried that i will not fit in there because i was privately educated, and maybe even scrutinized for it. Can anyone who goes to sussex what the situation is like, and if they think i will fit in there?
    I'm not at Sussex (yet!), but from what I know it's meant to be very accepting and open-minded to all backgrounds so I definitely wouldn't worry about being scrutinized http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...-students.html < this is a couple of years old but shows where unis rank in terms of percentage of state school intake. Sussex is about in the middle, really.However it's known for being quite actively left-wing, whether or not that'd be an issue?
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    I know so many people who went to private school and attend Sussex. I'd just say don't go for the lower-end accommodations as it'd be a quite far from what you're used to. But no, you don't get treated any differently as far as I'm aware. I know some girls who went to private school and treat themselves like the superior around university and people obviously don't like that; so unless you're a snob about it, then you shouldn't have a problem with fitting in.
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    Aw must be difficult living with the commoners.
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    (Original post by BWV1007)
    Aw must be difficult living with the commoners.
    You're the exact example of a person who judges someone for something which wasn't even their choice. So just highlighting my point.
 
 
 
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