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    Loving your usertitle. :giggle: Very true.

    Breakfast: what did you have? :holmes:
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    Do you speak the language of love?
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    (Original post by camaieu)
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    Why did you choose to study in the UK instead of Ireland?
    Do you want to return to Ireland after your MPhil?
    What was your favourite and least favourite paper at Cambridge?
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    so... you can't have cake?
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    (Original post by iEthan)
    Loving your usertitle. :giggle: Very true.

    Breakfast: what did you have? :holmes:
    Poached eggs on toast with a cup of coffee
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    Do you speak the language of love?
    Tá Gaeilge agam, if that's what you mean Yeah, French was one of my languages during my undergrad, and I lived in France for a while.
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    Why did you choose to study in the UK instead of Ireland?
    Do you want to return to Ireland after your MPhil?
    What was your favourite and least favourite paper at Cambridge?
    I'm from the North, so technically part of the UK So the procedure for applying to uni at school was very much geared toward the UK system. UK unis generally carry greater clout internationally than most Irish universities (except for maybe Trinity), so even the prospect of lower fees wasn't appealing. I don't think I'll come back after my MPhil. I love Ireland: it's my home, and its where my family, friends and childhood memories are. But jobs and opportunities lie elsewhere!

    Favourite Cambridge paper was the medieval Occitan paper. I ended up taking it on a whim in my fourth year and I ended up loving it! The language was difficult, but not impossible, since I already studied French and Spanish, and the Occitan canon of literature is so varied. Least favourite was the French audiovisual paper in second year: the Spanish equivalent was a genuine test of aural comprehension and allowed for a fuller personal expression in the extended essay; the French required you to have an interest in cinematography and generally favoured those who liked film and were studying the modern paper. *
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    so... you can't have cake?
    Nope, I still eat cake! Just not too much at a time *
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