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Once you've had your form sent off and everything, how long would it usually take for the uni's to get back to you?
specially if you're in scotland, cos the Engl's do their exams later so unis don't choose until then unless they're determined to have you or tell you to fuck off.
Heard back from the last one at the very end of January.
Had friends who waited until March/April.
Hope that was helpful.
Because a few of my choices want interviews and stuff as well.
But I had an interview in December, then heard back in January, whereas other people had interviews in October and heard back in March. There's no way of telling really.
Slightly dreading this shit now.
THE WAITING GAME EH.
The worst thing was the University I wanted to go to most was the one I heard from last, so I was in ttlz agony for ages waiting to hear back from them :(
already found a uni I love pretty much so just want to know as quickly as possible whether they want me or not.
until March/April. Dick'eads.
and other circumstances so you cant really say. could take a month, could take several. good luck and shit
I got my offer from edinburgh at least 2 months after my friend got his. He's doing science though.
Reading got back to me after about 2 weeks, Warwick took about 4 months...
= Total Party Mayhem
and got accepted on my birthday (april 26th)
we get unconditionals up here, cause that's how we roll
1st time round when I still had to sit my a-levels I was still waiting to hear back from certain places by jan/feb time. 2nd time when I did it on my gap year I think I'd found everything out by Christmas.
it could take anything up until April. Oxbridge reply by Christmas. If you already have your exam results, most universities get back to you pretty quickly, I think I had all my replies by December.
You don't get an offer till New Years though.
The interviews are in the first two weeks of December at Oxford and Cambridge. You'll find out if you're invited at least 7 days beforehand, but if you check the prospectus/website you'll know which days you'll need to be there if they do ask you, so it isn't totally out of the blue. Over 90% of Cambridge applicants are interviewed, and 75-80% of Oxford applicants, though this rate varies between subjects.
After the interviews, Oxford will always let you know before Christmas (assuming no postal strikes). Cambridge I think aim for this too, but whereas Oxford will give you a definite 'Yes' or 'No', at Cambridge there's a third option, that you get 'pooled', meaning you may be required to attend another interview in January, and won't get your final response until then.
Hope this helps :)
but i sent it off about 2 or 3 weeks before that
all my choices have sent me acknowledgement emails
obvs i fucking hate sheffield now.