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    So I am applying to Oxford for Philosophy and Theology and was wondering is there any way to prepare for the 'Philosophy test' or am I suppose to be completely oblivious. The Oxford website only has 1 specimen paper so is that the extent of preparation?
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    I'm applying to philosophy and theology at Oxford too and I'm also uncertain about the philosophy test. I'm just doing a lot of philosophical and theological reading. I'm mostly nervous about writing two philosophical essays under 1 h..
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    Just make sure you don't spend too long reading the first source question - set a specific amount of time - number of minutes - to read and reread and then get on with answering the question - otherwise you will run out of time.
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    Yes, I find it hard to sometimes collect my thoughts so quickly and express them well in writing. So where are u from?
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    Old oxford graduate but had experience of someone doing the test last year - they said it was easy for the time to drift as the text took a while to absorb and understand, then they had to snap out of it and just start writing something
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    The MLAT section has some similar tests for Philosophy.
 
 
 
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