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    more specifically who in the faculty decides.
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    (Original post by Luke_student24)
    more specifically who in the faculty decides.
    The Admissions Office/Tutor
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    so its just one person who decides your future? dont you think thats a bit unethical?
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    (Original post by Luke_student24)
    so its just one person who decides your future? dont you think thats a bit unethical?
    Depends on the institution, but they're working off strict guidelines. It could be unethical, but also maybe not.
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    (Original post by Luke_student24)
    so its just one person who decides your future? dont you think thats a bit unethical?
    No, it is not one person. There is a group of academics from each school tasked with admissions, under the supervision of one lead. Together, along with university-wide guidelines, these people set objective standards for admission in a given cycle.
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    While there are rounds your application passes through, and different people assessing at each stage, post interview it really is the people who interviewed you who have the final say.
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    (Original post by Luke_student24)
    more specifically who in the faculty decides.
    Well, most unis use some sort of application/filtering mechanism to rank applications using quantitative data alone. After that, when it becomes subjective, it's usually the lowly admissions officers that do a lot of their work, with the final decision being passed on for confirmation with the main admissions manager (that manager may have been involved in a lot of the previous discussion). The decisions are kept within the admissions office - I can't think of a place other than Oxbridge where faculty members play a decisive role in admissions (and even then, Oxbridge tutors tend to sit towards the bottom of the ladder - most of them aren't senior academics).

    A lot of the late-stage admissions work is informal and may involve a number of people, each of whose opinions may, correspondingly, not count the same. It's not a clear-cut process.
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    (Original post by Luke_student24)
    so its just one person who decides your future? dont you think thats a bit unethical?
    Ikr. That Sorting Hat has been making unilateral decisions for hundreds of years.
 
 
 
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