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    Hi everyone,
    I’m in year 12 and I’m thinking of applying to Oxford next year to do Experimental Psychology, but I’m not sure which extra curricular activities I should do to boost my application. I’m looking into doing some psychology related work experience, but apart from that and reading relevant books, I can’t think of anything psychology related I can do?
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    It depends on your interests, maybe you're already ruling out mental health-related psychology?
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    (Original post by shawn_o1)
    It depends on your interests, maybe you're already ruling out mental health-related psychology?
    Well, I'm mostly interested in Social Psychology right now, but my question is: What extracurriculars should I do to make my application more competitive? It's just that there aren't any Psychology clubs or societies or anything at my school, so I don't know what else I can do that is relevant to Psychology xx
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    (Original post by AnnaBanana2000)
    Well, I'm mostly interested in Social Psychology right now, but my question is: What extracurriculars should I do to make my application more competitive? It's just that there aren't any Psychology clubs or societies or anything at my school, so I don't know what else I can do that is relevant to Psychology xx
    Biased towards hospital related stuff, but have you tried your local hospital / mental health trust? There will be clinical psychologists there seeing patients, so perhaps if you ask nicely you can shadow them for a few days?
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    (Original post by ecolier)
    Biased towards hospital related stuff, but have you tried your local hospital / mental health trust? There will be clinical psychologists there seeing patients, so perhaps if you ask nicely you can shadow them for a few days?
    Thanks for your reply, that is actually a very good idea that I hadn't thought of! I will do that. Thank you xx
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    Shadowing psychologists is very difficult due to confidentiality. Extra reading is what the unis will be most interested in
 
 
 
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