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    (Original post by AlcoholicCantab)
    Real life cambridge student here,

    I'm bored. Ask me anything you want to know.
    What subject are you doing?

    Why are you an alchie?

    Who's your all-time favourite Prime Minister?
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    (Original post by AlcoholicCantab)
    Real life cambridge student here,

    I'm bored. Ask me anything you want to know.

    Why aren't you doing work now? I thought everyone at Cambridge had to 24/7?
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    (Original post by jpxw)
    Saying "1% of the top 20%" makes it seem a lot worse than it actually is, until you realise that black candidates only make up 2.4% of applicants (this is an issue in itself but not the issue at hand here). Black candidates do have a lower success rate but the disparity isn't as bad as you make out

    Besides, your application isn't just random chance, all that matters is how good you are compared to others.
    2.4% of applicants you speak of are not interviewees. So that doesn't really mean much or make my argument any weaker, because regardless of the exact figure my chances are A LOT slimmer than majority of interviewees if you knew my life, background, etc. The stats are just a bonus to confirm my fears 😂
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    (Original post by liziepie)
    Yep, that describes my plans for Thursday perfectly
    Mhm, either way, alcohol will be present on Thursday :lol:

    (Original post by rayofsunshine98)
    Southerner over here who doesn't use cutlery wherever she can get away with not using it. And yes, I spend my money on alcohol


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    Check your ancestry. Highly likely your descendants were Northerners.
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    (Original post by CutieTootsie)
    2.4% of applicants you speak of are not interviewees. So that doesn't really mean much or make my argument any weaker, because regardless of the exact figure my chances are A LOT slimmer than majority of interviewees if you knew my life, background, etc. The stats are just a bonus to confirm my fears 😂
    Cambridge are one of the best unis in the country at being holistic and taking into account external factors (financial/geographic background, extenuating circumstances, being in care etc...). Maybe this will put your mind at rest: http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...ontextual-data
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    (Original post by HolyRomanEmpire)
    What subject are you doing?

    Why are you an alchie?

    Who's your all-time favourite Prime Minister?
    1. A humanities one.

    2. Cam has made me one.

    3. in modern times, Blair. I rate Gladstone as well.
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    (Original post by james813)
    Why aren't you doing work now? I thought everyone at Cambridge had to 24/7?
    It's "vacation" at the moment.

    But I've still got a ton of work.

    Given it's 10pm on Sunday night I've given myself a break!
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    (Original post by RotomGuy)
    How does Robinson usually go about things? I've heard they email rejects and letter offers but I don't want to get excited if I see a letter just incase.

    Ahh a fellow Robinson applicant! What are you applying for? Good luck!
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    Lot of crap southern/northern banter in this thread.

    Boy you'll fit in perfectly at cambridge haha
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    (Original post by Rachel58)
    They do! It's small but good but they do exhibit some forms of hot chocolate prejudice.
    Ooh dear, what counts as hot chocolate prejudice??:lol:
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    (Original post by AlcoholicCantab)
    Real life cambridge student here,

    I'm bored. Ask me anything you want to know.
    Why would anyone pick St John's over Oxford?
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    (Original post by AlcoholicCantab)
    1. A humanities one.

    2. Cam has made me one.

    3. in modern times, Blair. I rate Gladstone as well.
    Blair? Jesus...Gladstone is a pretty patrician choice though.

    Will you reveal your College?
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    (Original post by Ruthie2267)
    that's a beautiful picture


    count yourself lucky you've never heard of roadmen X
    I know, so satisfying to look at isn't it?
    It's from a video from one of my favourites youtube channels. Here's the link to the video about honey coiling if anyone is interested https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zz5lGkDdk78&app=desktop
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    (Original post by Christie_xx)
    Ooh dear, what counts as hot chocolate prejudice??:lol:
    Valuing coffee/tea over hot chocolate in any way, e.g. higher price for hot chocolate, different presentation or longer preparation time.
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    (Original post by NeverLucky)
    Why would anyone pick St John's over Oxford?
    They may have been dropped on their head when children.

    .....that said being a johnian may or may not be a massive advantage when trying to pull.

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    (Original post by Ruthie2267)
    count yourself lucky you've never heard of roadmen X
    You know what's worse than a roadman? A roadwoman 😂😂
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    (Original post by AlcoholicCantab)
    They may have been dropped on their head when children.

    .....that said being a johnian may or may not be a massive advantage when trying to pull.

    i
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    johns myself
    Do you mean girls? Why would that be? I saw a meme on memebridge about the same thing. Why is it that everyone hates St. John's guys but apparently girls seem to dig them? :laugh:
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    (Original post by NeverLucky)
    Why would anyone pick St John's over Oxford?
    In case I'll have to reapply for 2018, I actually consider applying for St John's.
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    Really, I actually do, lol.
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    (Original post by HolyRomanEmpire)
    Blair? Jesus...Gladstone is a pretty patrician choice though.

    Will you reveal your College?
    I rate Pitt and Peel as well.

    What would be your choice

    im at johns
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    (Original post by AlcoholicCantab)
    I rate Pitt and Peel as well.

    What would be your choice

    im at johns
    Probably Atlee or Gladstone. Or Lord Palmerston.

    (Original post by AlcoholicCantab)
    Lot of crap southern/northern banter in this thread.

    Boy you'll fit in perfectly at cambridge haha
    Elaborate on this - is there a lot of regional banter at Cam?
 
 
 
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