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    what i would like is somewhere social, where it's relatively to meet new people and integrate, i also don't really wan't a particularly small college- would like somewhere central ish - wouldn't like to travel to far to lectures- 10-15 min walk max (i'm wishing to study e &m so colleges reasonably close to these lectures). I'm fairly sporty so a college with a gym/ sport pitches (especially for rugby ) would be beneficial. I don't mind about catered or non-catered...catered would perhaps edge it ( if the foods good). I would also like a college which has the option to attend formals, butals a relaxed atmosphere where people can be casual etc....if i ave given anything of value to go off pleeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaasssseeee help!! much appreciated ))))))
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    (Original post by ineedA)
    what i would like is somewhere social, where it's relatively to meet new people and integrate, i also don't really wan't a particularly small college- would like somewhere central ish - wouldn't like to travel to far to lectures- 10-15 min walk max (i'm wishing to study e &m so colleges reasonably close to these lectures). I'm fairly sporty so a college with a gym/ sport pitches (especially for rugby ) would be beneficial. I don't mind about catered or non-catered...catered would perhaps edge it ( if the foods good). I would also like a college which has the option to attend formals, butals a relaxed atmosphere where people can be casual etc....if i ave given anything of value to go off pleeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaasssseeee help!! much appreciated ))))))
    Oxford is a very walkable city, and they're all mostly catered, I believe. Have a look on the website, it's really something that you'd have to choose yourself. And you might even end up somewhere you didn't apply to. If you can't decide, submit an Open application. Best of luck.
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    (Original post by ineedA)
    what i would like is somewhere social, where it's relatively to meet new people and integrate, i also don't really wan't a particularly small college- would like somewhere central ish - wouldn't like to travel to far to lectures- 10-15 min walk max (i'm wishing to study e &m so colleges reasonably close to these lectures). I'm fairly sporty so a college with a gym/ sport pitches (especially for rugby ) would be beneficial. I don't mind about catered or non-catered...catered would perhaps edge it ( if the foods good). I would also like a college which has the option to attend formals, butals a relaxed atmosphere where people can be casual etc....if i ave given anything of value to go off pleeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaasssseeee help!! much appreciated ))))))
    WOOSTA! WOOSTA! WOOSTA! (Worcester) :rave: :party: :woo:

    - Very sociable, lots of college societies to get involved in
    - It is the 4th biggest college. It is small enough for you to know everyone in your year if you want to BUT big enough if you're a bit of a shy wallflower like me and want to remain anonymous :ninja:
    - Near the Said Business School and about a 5-7 min walk to Carfax (city centre), depending on how speedy you are
    - Only college to have multi-purpose sports pitches ON SITE
    - Formal hall 4 times a week but also 'first hall' (canteen style) for dinner, and the hall is open for breakfast and lunch too. 72% ensuite with access to good kitchen facilities, if you fancy having snacks at odd times

    We also have a LAKE, DUCKS and BIG LAWNS YOU CAN WALK ON :awesome:

    Any questions, quote me
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    WOOSTA! WOOSTA! WOOSTA! (Worcester) :rave: :party: :woo:

    - Very sociable, lots of college societies to get involved in
    - It is the 4th biggest college. It is small enough for you to know everyone in your year if you want to BUT big enough if you're a bit of a shy wallflower like me and want to remain anonymous :ninja:
    - Near the Said Business School and about a 5-7 min walk to Carfax (city centre), depending on how speedy you are
    - Only college to have multi-purpose sports pitches ON SITE
    - Formal hall 4 times a week but also 'first hall' (canteen style) for dinner, and the hall is open for breakfast and lunch too. 72% ensuite with access to good kitchen facilities, if you fancy having snacks at odd times

    We also have a LAKE, DUCKS and BIG LAWNS YOU CAN WALK ON :awesome:

    Any questions, quote me
    My teacher specifically told me not to apply to worcester D:
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    My teacher specifically told me not to apply to worcester D:
    Why not??!?!? :headfire: :security:
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    WOOSTA! WOOSTA! WOOSTA! (Worcester) :rave: :party: :woo:

    - Very sociable, lots of college societies to get involved in
    - It is the 4th biggest college. It is small enough for you to know everyone in your year if you want to BUT big enough if you're a bit of a shy wallflower like me and want to remain anonymous :ninja:
    - Near the Said Business School and about a 5-7 min walk to Carfax (city centre), depending on how speedy you are
    - Only college to have multi-purpose sports pitches ON SITE
    - Formal hall 4 times a week but also 'first hall' (canteen style) for dinner, and the hall is open for breakfast and lunch too. 72% ensuite with access to good kitchen facilities, if you fancy having snacks at odd times

    We also have a LAKE, DUCKS and BIG LAWNS YOU CAN WALK ON :awesome:

    Any questions, quote me
    I applied to Worcester
    :woo: Spread the love :loveduck: :ahee:
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    I applied to Worcester
    :woo: Spread the love :loveduck: :ahee:
    Good choice, Mr Veg! :yep:

    (Or should I call you Mr Cheese? :ninja: Are you even a Mr? )
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    (Original post by The_Lonely_Goatherd)
    Why not??!?!? :headfire: :security:
    I dont have a clueeeeeeeeeeee:///
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    (Original post by The_Lonely_Goatherd)
    Good choice, Mr Veg! :yep:

    (Or should I call you Mr Cheese? :ninja: Are you even a Mr? )
    :yy: Merci :mmm:
    Mademoiselle Kase pls
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    (Original post by ineedA)
    I dont have a clueeeeeeeeeeee:///
    Sometimes teachers don't always know what they're on about tbh. My school told me not to apply. Guess who was their only student in 4 years to get into either Oxford or Cambridge? :awesome:

    There is no good reason to NOT apply to Woosta. Not that I'm saying there aren't other great colleges - there are. But Woosta meets your description very well indeed :yep:

    Do some research on it via the college's website, and ask me questions if you need to!

    (Original post by CheeseIsVeg)
    :yy: Merci :mmm:
    Mademoiselle Kase pls
    My bad :getmecoat:

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    (Original post by The_Lonely_Goatherd)
    Sometimes teachers don't always know what they're on about tbh. My school told me not to apply. Guess who was their only student in 4 years to get into either Oxford or Cambridge? :awesome:

    There is no good reason to NOT apply to Woosta. Not that I'm saying there aren't other great colleges - there are. But Woosta meets your description very well indeed :yep:

    Do some research on it via the college's website, and ask me questions if you need to!



    My bad :getmecoat:

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    When you applied what drew you to Worcester?
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    Not just the ducks :rofl: :loveduck:Although they are an added extra :mmm:
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    (Original post by The_Lonely_Goatherd)
    Sometimes teachers don't always know what they're on about tbh. My school told me not to apply. Guess who was their only student in 4 years to get into either Oxford or Cambridge? :awesome:

    There is no good reason to NOT apply to Woosta. Not that I'm saying there aren't other great colleges - there are. But Woosta meets your description very well indeed :yep:

    Do some research on it via the college's website, and ask me questions if you need to!



    My bad :getmecoat:

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    found out why, low level of private school acceptancesssss
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    (Original post by CheeseIsVeg)
    When you applied what drew you to Worcester?
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    Not just the ducks :rofl: :loveduck:Although they are an added extra :mmm:
    Bit of a long story. I actually didn't wanna apply to Oxford at al but there was the family expectation that I would, because my older sister went there. Older sister suggested I apply to Wadham but they didn't do undergrad music at the time. When she heard that, she said "go look at Worcester, then". So I signed up for the college open day.

    Went there, walked past the Lodge through to the main quadrangle, saw the Pemberley-esque buildings on the right-hand side and was like :gah: :ahee: :love: I was like HELL YEAH, I WANNA LIVE IN PEMBERLEY FOR THREE YEARS :yep:

    Plus there was just something in the air, a certain je ne sais quoi. But it was a good thing and I felt like I could be at home there

    Then I went to meet the college's tutor for music. He was meant to only spend 45 mins with us potential applicants but we were there for about 90 mins whilst he told us all about Oxford. Then halfway through he stops himself and said "do you know why you should apply to Worcester?" We shook our heads, expecting some deep academic reason. Then he goes "the food is VERY good!" :rofl: And I basically think with my stomach, so I was like SOLD

    And the rest is history :moon:
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    (Original post by The_Lonely_Goatherd)
    Sometimes teachers don't always know what they're on about tbh. My school told me not to apply. Guess who was their only student in 4 years to get into either Oxford or Cambridge? :awesome:
    My school suggested I shouldn't apply to Worcester but only because about half my school's Oxford applicants had already decided they wanted to apply there. I think that probably says all you need to know about how nice Worcester is.
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    My school suggested I shouldn't apply to Worcester but only because about half my school's Oxford applicants had already decided they wanted to apply there. I think that probably says all you need to know about how nice Worcester is.
    :awesome: :yep: :smartass:

    Oooh it let me rep you as well :gah:
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    (Original post by ineedA)
    found out why, low level of private school acceptancesssss
    You are kidding me, right? :lolwut: When I applied it was had one of the biggest private school acceptance rates :yep:

    Don't let things like that put you off. There is no bias either way. If you are worthy of a place, they will fight to get you one: either at Woosta or via the internal pooling system. You have nothing to fear about levels of private school acceptance shiz. RichE can back me up on this :yep:

    In any case, being amongst state school students isn't gonna harm you, you know It's very hard to tell what schooling anyone has had tbh. It doesn't affect anyone's academic studies or socialising :nah:
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    (Original post by The_Lonely_Goatherd)
    You are kidding me, right? :lolwut: When I applied it was had one of the biggest private school acceptance rates :yep:

    Don't let things like that put you off. There is no bias either way. If you are worthy of a place, they will fight to get you one: either at Woosta or via the internal pooling system. You have nothing to fear about levels of private school acceptance shiz. RichE can back me up on this :yep:

    In any case, being amongst state school students isn't gonna harm you, you know It's very hard to tell what schooling anyone has had tbh. It doesn't affect anyone's academic studies or socialising :nah:
    ahhhh, i just wanna have the most chanve of getting in, what;d you think of hertford??
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    (Original post by ineedA)
    ahhhh, i just wanna have the most chanve of getting in, what;d you think of hertford??
    They have a great bar and are obviously quite central. I dunno about the catering system there. They are smaller than Woosta, and don't have the sports pitches. I don't think they have an on site gym, but I may be wrong.

    You will have a fair chance of getting in wherever you apply. You cannot possibly argue that Oxford is anti-private school or that there is some conspiracy against you just because of your schooling. As a comp-educated student, I can safely say that
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    (Original post by The_Lonely_Goatherd)
    Bit of a long story. I actually didn't wanna apply to Oxford at al but there was the family expectation that I would, because my older sister went there. Older sister suggested I apply to Wadham but they didn't do undergrad music at the time. When she heard that, she said "go look at Worcester, then". So I signed up for the college open day.

    Went there, walked past the Lodge through to the main quadrangle, saw the Pemberley-esque buildings on the right-hand side and was like :gah: :ahee: :love: I was like HELL YEAH, I WANNA LIVE IN PEMBERLEY FOR THREE YEARS :yep:

    Plus there was just something in the air, a certain je ne sais quoi. But it was a good thing and I felt like I could be at home there

    Then I went to meet the college's tutor for music. He was meant to only spend 45 mins with us potential applicants but we were there for about 90 mins whilst he told us all about Oxford. Then halfway through he stops himself and said "do you know why you should apply to Worcester?" We shook our heads, expecting some deep academic reason. Then he goes "the food is VERY good!" :rofl: And I basically think with my stomach, so I was like SOLD

    And the rest is history :moon:
    wow XD
    great reason!
    I like the admissions tutor for Chemistry there! The accomodation, scenery and ofc the ducks
    food will be an added plus too
    (Original post by BJack)
    My school suggested I shouldn't apply to Worcester but only because about half my school's Oxford applicants had already decided they wanted to apply there. I think that probably says all you need to know about how nice Worcester is.
    literally :afraid:
 
 
 
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