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I Got Rejected From Oxford

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 10 People

    I've Never Applied There, ...

    I've never applied there, but if I did, I'd be rejected.
    LadyOfTheRaven LadyOfTheRaven 19-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2006

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    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 61-65, M Sep 23, 2013

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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 61-65, M Nov 30, 2013

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    I Didn't Applied In The Fi...

    I didn't applied in the first place!!x)
    collegeboi collegeboi 16-18, M Dec 30, 2006

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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 19-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2007

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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 41-45, 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 18-21 9 Responses Dec 1, 2008

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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 26-30 Oct 13, 2011

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    Rejected

    rejected. death of a dream loss of identity i think that pretty much sums it up
    babyk babyk 16-18, F 5 Responses Dec 26, 2006

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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 61-65, M Nov 30, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I just love getting rejected :/ and yet people ask me why I have no self confidence whatsoever -_-
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 23

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    all my crushes like my brother, get rejected by him, and come crawling or crying to me... am I that ugly or unwanted?
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M Nov 23

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    Nothing much to say about this I was texting her every day and she was very nice to me. When suddenly when I texted "Hey" she just replied "Stop texting me. Its not worth your...
    turbo7021 turbo7021 13-15, M Nov 29

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    My grandmother gave me a lot of spankings when I was naughty while growing up. They were all over her knee with my pants down and to tingled at the start then got warmer and...
    BettyV2 BettyV2 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Okay so, yesterday I decided to finally tell my crush (Who is also my best friend since 3rd grade), that I am gay and have feelings toward him. The way I told him was that I gave...
    ChrisLN99 ChrisLN99 13-15, M 11 hrs ago

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    Don't we all?? I'm yet to find someone I like who likes me back. I will wait
    musicislife00 musicislife00 16-17, F Nov 24

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    With like 3 different crushes.
    nickwrocks1 nickwrocks1 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    Stupid *** school suspended me for 3days 😒
    hahauivcnhd hahauivcnhd 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I'm glad today that I was able to get an opportunity to rest. It wasn't enough time, but it was a little more than it usually is. My sisters got back from school today also. It...
    princmos princmos 22-25 Nov 25

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    Inertia - The reluctance of an object to start moving or to stop once it is in motion dependant on its mass. The guns were heavy, especially the launchers and minigun. Today was I...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Today my daughter graduated from college. Today I said good bye to my daughter, son and ex husband. Today I realized my daughter showed me no respect just like her dad had done for...
    yori1983 yori1983 46-50, F 20 mins ago

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    ***this was like, 4 years ago now. But I just want to get this out, so. It's gotten better, but it's gotten worse too in some ways. My brother and I are closer now, though, and he...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I really wish if there is any thread online for rejected people who give up on love. So we can all disguss our life without love for the future. Im sure such people exist its not...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 Dec 4

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    I feel sorry for those who rejected me. I would give them so much care which they will never get from noone in their lives. Cos im so giving and caring that they will miss out. And...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 1 Response Nov 27

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    I got EP back! Yeah, I know I know, but I'll be WAY more careful this time. ******* ain't taking y'all away from me THAT easily. ;P
    InsanityIsTheButterflysDrug InsanityIsTheButterflysDrug 13-15, F 7 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I have been rejected for having talent in me and this dated back 12 years ago, im a good man and i know doing what i do best is the key to happiness. dont let anyone put you back...
    obiczer obiczer 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Getting rejected enough times definitely messes with the confidence and self esteem. I'm now a work in progress to built that back up again.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    I've been trying to find posts or resources about what I'm going though. Because I feel like I'm a lone in it. I am apart of an adoption story. But I wasn't the one adopted, my 3...
    AdventureIsLife AdventureIsLife 18-21, M Nov 24

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    Not sure why. Maybe cause I posted that I was drinking while on EP last night. A slight confession at best. Don't drink often. Wasn't drunk by any means. Wasn't even communicating...
    deleteself deleteself 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 1

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    So just asked her out and got friend zoned I feel crappy
    curiou98 curiou98 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    You'd probably think it's nothing special but to me it is. It's the first time a guy like really really asks me out and not like "hey can I see you tonight" but really like "will...
    mydailylifeasme mydailylifeasme 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    It always sucks but as a guy I suppose I have to get used to it happening once in a while. Just a shame because I really liked the girl and we actually would have been a great...
    myrandomusername myrandomusername 18-21, M Dec 1

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    I wonder sometimes if there is a reason to keep pursuing. I have spent most of my life trying to love people. Not saying that I've been perfect, but, I do genuinely love. I am a...
    justavessel justavessel 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Me and my "new" boyfriend just started dating a couple days before he left for bootcamp! But we dated before and now I'm lonely and miss him like crazy! I'm wondering how will I...
    tchico25 tchico25 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I never lived with my dad,mainly because he was an alcoholic . I didn't know him very well and since very young age I despised him for what he did to my mom. Well last time I spoke...
    MissLizy MissLizy 22-25, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Got the good news last week! Finally allowed on public transport so took the first opportunity to visit my long-distance boyfriend. Very happy indeed :)
    purplemessenger purplemessenger 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    "I was gonna clean my room until I got high" lol love that song
    FUKUStuidHoe FUKUStuidHoe 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    How easy is it to leave a cult? For me personally, the answer is "not very." I pay close attention to the stories of those who have left a religious cult. I admit I am a little...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 8

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    WARNING: this is VERY long. During school and hanging out with friends, I can be the most talkative and cheerful person to be around. And that's what hides the truth back at home...
    vintagechick14 vintagechick14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I got one for everyone. So I bought a straitjacket. I was working out of town and while I was there I decided to try it out. Unfortunately I was alone at the time and didn't...
    Photogeek47 Photogeek47 26-30, M 8 Responses Nov 30

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    Following on from a conversation with a good EP friend, this memory sprang to mind. It's amazing how memories can be long since forgotten about, but then come back out of the blue...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I always wanted to move to the UK, not just visit, but live there. I've loved their accents for forever! I use to dream of meeting a man from the UK, but I've had very bad...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Something I Need I had a dream the other night About how we only get one life Woke me up right after two Stayed awake and stared at you So I wouldn't lose my mind And I had the...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Apart from an incident with the PE teacher, which I have mentioned in a previous post, there was only one occasion when I got the slipper at school. I was being disruptive in...
    Sarah667 Sarah667 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Wel,not exactly a belt,father used his leather slipper,on me and my brothers bottom when we did something bad,and that was often in my parents eyes. In contrast to the most her,on...
    zwellie zwellie 51-55, M 6 Responses Nov 23

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    I was always a skinny, slightly underweight girl. I was very athletic and one of the fastest runners in my grade. I ran track and varsity cross country. I was so good at cross...
    elliecook elliecook 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 26

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