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I Got Rejected From Oxford

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 10 People

    I Was Rejected By Oxford As Well In 1971.

    I was so badly bullied at home and in school in Grades 7 and 8 that I decided I wanted nothing to do with high school except for attending class, doing homework, and other assignments and reviewing my notes 24/7. I was actually able to skip two years and went from grade 9 to BA...
    harvard2 harvard2 56-60, M Sep 23, 2013

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    The Ramblings Of A Reject

    I thought the fact of securing a dream job would make my life, alot better, with the joys` of life etc, but the reverse is the case. I still don`t get the respect I know i derserve from all quarters. I just want to end it all.Move out for starters and put an end to my 75% - 15...
    obiebenson3 obiebenson3 22-25 Oct 13, 2011

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    Sort Of.  I've Been T...

    Sort of.  I've been there and nobody particularly asked me to stay.
    CrystalCat CrystalCat 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2006

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    Ramblings of An Oxford Reject

    Ever since I was about 10 years old I have been infatuated with England and obsessed over grades.  When I was a high school freshman, I decided that I wanted to strive to gain undergraduate admission into Oxbridge since these are the two best universities in the whole...
    WinterRaven WinterRaven 16-17 9 Responses Dec 1, 2008

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    I've Never Applied There, ...

    I've never applied there, but if I did, I'd be rejected.
    LadyOfTheRaven LadyOfTheRaven 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2006

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    I Didn't Get Into Oxford, But I Did Get A Caning!

    "Bognor," 5/16" x 32” rattan strong flexible fluid, whippy, good "crack" and a good "fall" with black electrical tape I had wound around the stem just before the crook handle so as to give her a good grip on it and to make it true English school-- I had it shipped over from...
    harvard2 harvard2 56-60, M Nov 30, 2013

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    Finally Found a Guy I Had Feelings For, Engaged In Sex and Got Rejected Coldly...

    left my bf and apartment for a guy that didn't like me back the way i liked him...he seemed perfect for me and i soon had feelings for him. i finally mustered up the guts to tell him and he flat out told me the feelings were def not mutual. i just...left..kinda jogged away from...
    sadsadgirl00 sadsadgirl00 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2007

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    Didn't Get Into Oxford, But I Have Had Six Months Worth Of Harvard Summer School.

    The last "House" i resided in was Leverett, for that eight-weeker, the first one was Stoughton. I took enough ramp courses (Maurice Cranston, Prof.) to qualify to start the Associate Liberal Arts degree at Harvard in their extension department (non-competitive open admissions...
    harvard2 harvard2 56-60, M Nov 30, 2013

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    Rejected

    rejected. death of a dream loss of identity i think that pretty much sums it up
    babyk babyk 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 26, 2006

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    I Didn't Applied In The Fi...

    I didn't applied in the first place!!x)
    collegeboi collegeboi 13-15, M Dec 30, 2006

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    I realise that this is quite a long post for anyone to have to read though; essentially I am asking for advice on a somewhat unusual situation. My stepdaughter Emma has recently...
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    got accused for something i didnt entirely do and now my grades are gonna go to **** .
    courrtttxx courrtttxx 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I had a lot of feelings forhed and she always would laugh at my jokes sometimes she would send mixed signals like one time she would flirt with me by sitting on my lap and bringing...
    Razziness Razziness 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    I saw some ***** bullying some girl so beat the crap out of her. She wasn't so tough when she was crying with a bloody nose. She deserved it.
    BrookeSandhurst BrookeSandhurst 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    My I need God post was banned cause I quoted a song " you sit at the table with the wounded and the poor You laugh and trade stories with the thief and the *wh.ore.... Jeez...can't...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 5 Responses Feb 19

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    When i was 14 i got expelled from my boarding school bc I got drunk with some of my friends, ops
    lilbiatch lilbiatch 16-17, F Feb 21

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    Hi just joined here. I'm a 16 year old guy and pretty much I was always very athletic and skinny! But when my family went on a 3 month trip to Europe I ate lots of yummy foods and...
    danharrington456 danharrington456 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    I just got back from getting my tongue pierced! It didn't hurt at all, but now it hurts a little bit. I don't really know why I got it, but my boyfriend said it feels good for...
    vball313 vball313 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I always get rejected by guys. They always just want to be "friends with benefits" but I'm like "hell no". I just met this one guy yesterday that my sisters tried to set me up with...
    classAteam classAteam 16-17, F Feb 8

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    From someone I don't even know. He's from India. Around 45 yes old. He lives in a condo in front of my condo, I've seen him with binoculars quite a few times and yesterday I went...
    ardatlilitu ardatlilitu 26-30, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I am tired of being rejected. Every time it happens I get hurt so much. Do they realize they are doing this or not? I get involved in someones life and then they find a...
    dragonturtle dragonturtle 22-25, M Feb 15

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    A lot. So much that I have started to wonder what the matter with me is. I'm a senior in high school and I haven't even been on a real date in about 3.5 years. More pertinently, I...
    myrandomusername myrandomusername 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Idk what it was. I just started getting fatter and not minding it. I tried doing basketball to lose weight but I wound up moving from a medium to a large through the season. I...
    NormalChubbyTeen NormalChubbyTeen 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    It's not just being rejected, but never being someone's first choice.
    GirlEnigma GirlEnigma 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I'm tired of wanting something so bad, and trying so hard to make it happen over and over. Only to be rejected time and time again. I've cried at least 3 times today so far because...
    DustToDust97 DustToDust97 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    I want to crawl in a hole a die of hopeless. Rejected by a person who I thought I had a great opportunity with today. Another rejection to the long list. I've never been accepted...
    MVPFLF MVPFLF 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 23

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    30 times or something, I think i lost count. Not that it really helps counting. There have been all sorts of rejections, and I dont think ive experienced them all yet. I Dont...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Feb 24

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    Girls just doesn't care about me. Today while I was at McDonald's, this girl came up to me and said that I will never have a girlfriend because I am a mistake made by God and I...
    LilRob720 LilRob720 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    It was subtle. Not really an outward rejection. But after 3 years, it took it's toll. It left me confused, hurt, angry, and unsure of my spiritual beliefs. I'm a single mother...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I wanted to post my story about my personal experience with acid. I know some people are looking on information and want to try it. My advice is don't. I had the worst trip of my...
    arcarrin arcarrin 16-17, F Feb 22

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    I am in soooooo much right now surgery cannot come soon enough. I have 4 bad discs in my low back, and two in my neck from a car accident.
    kshine27 kshine27 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    As far as I'm concerned pleasing my husband who provides for me and my girls if I do something wrong I accept that I will receive his belt and do my best to lay still while he...
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    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    It all started on a summer day, I still remember the moment when I met her. She was a young and innocent girl, we share a similar background of a lone foreigner travelling to a new...
    thebiggestwhatif thebiggestwhatif 18-21, M Feb 12

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    when i was 10 my school was a short walk from home and one day i decided to go home at dinner time with a friend. There was a hole in the fence so we waited until there was no...
    jvcs jvcs 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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    djleezs djleezs 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I recently shared an experience where I had become infatuated with one of my good friends. Long story short, we reconnected after several years and after discovering that we now...
    brendacouttes brendacouttes 22-25, F Feb 22

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    Hi I'm Angela and I'm 16 So this is how it happened I got angry at my brother and slapped him and called him an ******* so my mom got really angry and she told me to stop the next...
    GURLZ123 GURLZ123 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 12

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    Life at home right now is horrible and I really mean this. On Friday 13th February my brothers first birthday we travelled down to Windermere and stayed in this amazing hotel we...
    vanessa5290 vanessa5290 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Friends whom I thought are there for me for life are not coming to EP or left this place Got cheated by a girl here never mind Just when I thought I wanted to be here again I...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M Feb 19

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