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    (Original post by Platopus)
    I get that, too! I feel really jealous of all my friends (and twin brother!) at uni right now. It feels as though we have years to wait until October I'm probably mad, but I look forward to starting uni every day. No doubt I will see things differently once I am actually there haha.
    Yeah I am also really excited! I just think that once term starts I might get a bit less enthusiastic, what does your twin brother do? I'm pretty lucky in a sense, as I've only got 1 friend at uni and he still lives at home commuting to London, but a few of my really good mates have just moved to London to do an internships and I've also got a fair few travelling in various places so starting to feel a little bit jaded about being at home doing the same things in the same place.
    I would probably also be frustrated about how far away October is, but since I have exams (on which my offer depends) to study for in May/June it's actually a bit of a relief that I've got a while to prepare
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    Yeah I am also really excited! I just think that once term starts I might get a bit less enthusiastic, what does your twin brother do? I'm pretty lucky in a sense, as I've only got 1 friend at uni and he still lives at home commuting to London, but a few of my really good mates have just moved to London to do an internships and I've also got a fair few travelling in various places so starting to feel a little bit jaded about being at home doing the same things in the same place.
    I would probably also be frustrated about how far away October is, but since I have exams (on which my offer depends) to study for in May/June it's actually a bit of a relief that I've got a while to prepare
    My brother does Chemistry at Newcastle. So, he's a STEMmer - complete opposite of me!

    What course/college is your offer for? Sorry, I don't keep up with this thread as much as I should. Did you take a year out to re do your A levels for Cambridge? Good luck for those exams!
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    You're doing law aren't you? The law section of the Peterhouse library is gorgeous
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    how gorgeous :daydreaming:
    tbh college libraries played a large factor in deciding which college I wanted to apply to haha
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    (Original post by Steliata)
    You're doing law aren't you? The law section of the Peterhouse library is gorgeous
    Yep, I am!

    That's really lucky for me Hopefully I'll be spending a lot of time in the library so I'm glad it looks nice! I'll be sure to get a look on the open day.
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    Has anyone noticed being treated differently at school now they've got their Cambridge offer?

    No one at my school actually knows yet :ninja:
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    Has anyone noticed being treated differently at school now they've got their Cambridge offer?

    No one at my school actually knows yet :ninja:
    All of the teachers who have found out have come up to me to congratulate me, as well as everyone in my year. It's quite an ego boost, but I can't get too cocky as I still need to get the grades ahaha
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    Has anyone noticed being treated differently at school now they've got their Cambridge offer?

    No one at my school actually knows yet :ninja:
    Didn't get 100% in a mock? "wow cambridge is gonna call u up and retract their offer" Didn't know the answer to a question? "wow even I knew that I should have applied to Cambridge" It's been 3 days and it's already getting old, it's going to be a long 5 months.... then again, they were like this before, so no change really haha.

    How come you haven't told anyone? I came into class with a massive grin so didn't have much chance to hide it Not sure if I said already but congrats on the offer!!
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    Didn't get 100% in a mock? "wow cambridge is gonna call u up and retract their offer" Didn't know the answer to a question? "wow even I knew that I should have applied to Cambridge" It's been 3 days and it's already getting old, it's going to be a long 5 months.... then again, they were like this before, so no change really haha.

    How come you haven't told anyone? I came into class with a massive grin so didn't have much chance to hide it Not sure if I said already but congrats on the offer!!
    Oh god yeah I had the same jokes from my rowing coach. He kept telling me Cambridge would never accept me if I can't even row in a straight line ahaha
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    My brother does Chemistry at Newcastle. So, he's a STEMmer - complete opposite of me!

    What course/college is your offer for? Sorry, I don't keep up with this thread as much as I should. Did you take a year out to re do your A levels for Cambridge? Good luck for those exams!
    haha I'm a STEMmer as well - BioNatSci at Girton. I'm not resitting anything - though I have had grade trouble as I didn't apply to any unis whilst at college due to kinda bad AS grades (not that I care anymore lol), I'm doing A level further maths in a gap year and need an A to meet my offer, which is obviously v light compared to most offers but it still feels a bit stressful because there's a lot on the line.
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    Has anyone noticed being treated differently at school now they've got their Cambridge offer?

    No one at my school actually knows yet :ninja:
    I've only told a handful of people, but it'll spread nonetheless.
    Look on the bright side: at least you don't have to wait until 2018 to (hopefully) study at Cambridge lol
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    Has anyone noticed being treated differently at school now they've got their Cambridge offer?

    No one at my school actually knows yet :ninja:
    not at all hahah everyone was super chill about it but it's probably because there are quite a few other successful applicants at my college
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    not at all hahah everyone was super chill about it but it's probably because there are quite a few other successful applicants at my college
    Ah I see, that perhaps diminished the celebrity factor lol. Or perhaps the offer-holders form a bourgeoisie over the others... :holmes:

    I think I'm the only offer-holder at mine, out of 4 who applied.
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    (Original post by liziepie)
    How come you haven't told anyone? I came into class with a massive grin so didn't have much chance to hide it Not sure if I said already but congrats on the offer!!
    I don't really talk to anyone in sixth form haha. The only people I've told are two teachers.

    Thanks, congrats on your offer too!
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    My friends reactions have ranged from indifferent (not because they don't care, but because they thought I was a dead cert for Cambridge - they are not very academic people lol) to angry as I'm no longer going to London and won't be able to share a flat with them
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    Has anyone noticed being treated differently at school now they've got their Cambridge offer?

    No one at my school actually knows yet :ninja:
    I don't really wanna tell everyone since there's still a relatively high chance I won't actually make my offer

    I know that, to a lot of my friends, me having an offer automatically means I'm going Cambridge which is definitely not the case
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    The general reaction for me was 'Wow, that's amazing, we knew you'd do it all along, you just are so Cambridge'

    Sounds adorable, until you remember after I felt I'd failed my interview they were all telling me 'Don't worry, Cambridge is full of weird people anyway' ... Heyo, I'm so Cambridge 😂

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    A lot of the people I knew, including my boyfriend, had no real reaction because they 'knew' I was going to get in anyway. They all believed in me :moon:

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    Has anyone noticed being treated differently at school now they've got their Cambridge offer?

    No one at my school actually knows yet :ninja:
    I feel a sudden pressure to make sure I don't say anything wrong in class in case a teacher says 'lol wtf how did you get an offer from Cambridge?'
 
 
 
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