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I've been invited to a philosophy open day at UCL as part of the admissions process. There is a brief test, and a few talks and discussions in groups etc, but no interview. I'm told that there have been 200-220 invites made, and there are only 50 places on the philosophy course. My odds sound incredibly slim don't they!?
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I've been invited to a philosophy open day at UCL as part of the admissions process. There is a brief test, and a few talks and discussions in groups etc, but no interview. I'm told that there have been 200-220 invites made, and there are only 50 places on the philosophy course. My odds sound incredibly slim don't they!?
Not as slim as you might think. I remember reading that Bristol makes around 200 offers for just 60 places on one of its most popular courses (English) and I'd imagine UCL will be similar -- they always over-offer quite considerably, as a great many people won't pick it as first choice or won't get the grades.
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But they must've had more than 220 applicants, so you've already done well!
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Hmmm, how do you find out how many people apply on your course? :confused: methinks that could be interesting!
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Hmm, any ideas?
sounds like a philosophy student to me!
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Not as slim as you might think. I remember reading that Bristol makes around 200 offers for just 60 places on one of its most popular courses (English) and I'd imagine UCL will be similar -- they always over-offer quite considerably, as a great many people won't pick it as first choice or won't get the grades.
This is true,but I don't get how it works!
I mean,what if more than 60 people took up the offer?! :confused:
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Hmmm, how do you find out how many people apply on your course? :confused: methinks that could be interesting!
Try looking for admissions statistics on the university website.I know Bristol has them
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This is true,but I don't get how it works!
I mean,what if more than 60 people took up the offer?! :confused:
Some people won't get the grades
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I've now been told that they make about 120-160 offers from the 200 invited...
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