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Colleges: Aquinas vs Loreto vs Xaverian Watch

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    I have been to all of the college open evenings and I will be sitting my GCSEs in 2018. The subjects that I would like to take are Biology, Chemistry, Statistics and Business Studies. Overall, I liked Aquinas and Loreto the best as the teachers and students are all really nice and talked about each courses and answered the questions that I wanted to know. The students in Loreto also genuinely looked like they liked it there and they were all enthusiastic. I liked Xaverian as well, it wasn't bad but Aquinas and Loreto were the best for me. There weren't alot of diverse people in Aquinas, but there were in Loreto and Xaverian and I wish to go to a college with more diversity (more east asians in the college so it can make me feel more comfortable as I am also east asian). I have confidence that I will be able to achieve at least a grade 6 in all the of the subjects that I have chosen, so I'm not really worried about that.

    It will take me about maybe 45mins-1hr to travel to Aquinas on the bus and around 1hr and 15 minutes to loreto, maybe 1 hr 45 minutes to the max. Xaverian will probaberly take around an hr as well, so distance is the main problem for me, but I want to know which college is worth the travel.

    I have applied to all of these colleges, but because they are all catholic schools, I am a big worried that I won't get accepted and that I also won't be near the top of their priorities list. I also want to know how interviews work and how you know you are getting offered a place as I have no idea how everything works. I will also be on a holiday for two months after GCSEs finish, so I will not be there on enrollment days. I will be back from my holiday at around september 2nd and I want to know what to do as I might want to have the place at that college.
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