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I Got Rejected From Oxford

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 10 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I just got back from ED treament and they made me gain 15 ******* pounds. Im 5'6 and 115 i feel like a blimp someone help me :"(
    alyssakellner alyssakellner 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    Once, I met this girl. Lets call her Sam. Anyway, Sam and I became really close one time when I happened to be cracking funny jokes in class. I instantly fell in love with her...
    tomboy1996 tomboy1996 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I literly fell in love with this one guy in like my only 19 yr old life yes I'm young but I never once even liked anyone and then he comes along and we became friends and then I...
    ihavenoclue12 ihavenoclue12 18-21, F Oct 5

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    Ever since I was 4, my parents were very strict. Whenever I see them , I must greet them sir or madam . Every single day, my mom will hold a hairbrush and inspect my room. She...
    EmikyRei EmikyRei 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    Yeah....... :I oh well. I feel stupid for even trying...
    alfredy666 alfredy666 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    Going to the foot ball game
    Harrley Harrley 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    im a grandad taking care of my grandaughter after her parents split , and i spank
    grandadofone grandadofone 61-65, M 4 Responses Oct 6

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    panda05 panda05 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Lol this has totally inflated my ego :P I got hit on by a guy yesterday at clothing store. He got REJECTED!! He just wanted to **** and didn't even know my name.
    Chrissaysyourock Chrissaysyourock 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    this is happened when i was 7 years old. that time my mom and my dad have a fight almost everyday, i saw my mom many time trying to kill her self. she is crying, screaming. i have...
    yn12986 yn12986 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I accidentally-on purpose said this (^) to my math teacher the other day and it didn't end well :( it was pretty funny though. She got really annoyed and made me go to the...
    naughtyivy naughtyivy 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I got expelled from school by joking around saying there was gonna be a shooting. I got expelled so now I'm graduating at 20.πŸ˜•πŸ˜•
    oxoxJillianxoxo oxoxJillianxoxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I started after I got costocondritis. I then got insomnia from that then anxiety and panic attacks. I don't get them as much as I used to but now I'm afraid I'm going to die bc I...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F Oct 11

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    I just got home from vacation so I'm about to settle in with 600 mg and some incense.
    SlothQueen SlothQueen 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 10

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    I was 15 then. And we were required to use a vodka bottle for our chemistry class. So my parents bought me one. When they were away, I felt the urge and need to try a shot, and so...
    blueisacoolcolor blueisacoolcolor 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Respect the Oxford Comma! Honestly, I hate when people say I used an unnecessary comma when they're trying to correct my English. In reality, I'm just using the Oxford comma and...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    The text message forwarded to me from my younger sister Saira was concise and chilling: 'Mum's sent a hit man to kill you,' it read. 'Be careful.' As I read those words, my first...
    BollywoodStar BollywoodStar 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I was rejected all of my life ....all of my crushes left me but not only that, i was blamed and two of them played games with my mind to actually make me believe they like me but...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 9

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    I grew up being rejected, I had to get used to it when I was little. For years I was the only kid in the entire grade who was an only child and I was the only kid for years who had...
    Blackbirdy13 Blackbirdy13 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Yeah, I got a name. I don't really like my name but there's not a whole lot I'm going to do about it. It was my dad's name, his dad's name, and his dad's name, so a legal name...
    Calcetines Calcetines 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    Every person in my school is not my close and i am always rejected i hope one day there will be a person who can be my friend forever not a traitor but a real real friend. can...
    shyLL1999 shyLL1999 13-15, F 10 Responses Oct 11

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    My depression started back in high school around fifteen years old. By fourteen I finally knew what being gay was cause I had no idea despite having secret same sex attractions for...
    MachineEmpire1985 MachineEmpire1985 26-30, M Oct 11

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    about 3 months ago, i was rejected by my most precious friend/ first love all for a girl he had only known for two weeks while we had known each other for over two years. we...
    eAngeliqueXX eAngeliqueXX 13-15, F Oct 6

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    I don't know what's going on. I thought I was over this break up then my friend showed me a photo of her and all these feelings just came back. It's been over a year now and I...
    slashy1 slashy1 26-30, M Oct 13

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    I applied for retail associate at Macy's and I did not get the job for whatever reason. I am not going to lose sleep over it or cry or anything. Yes, I did want AND need the job...
    DubstepEnderFox DubstepEnderFox 26-30, F Sep 25

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    He loves me; he has for years. I've rejected this love and yet he has remained by my side – my friend, my support. He’s seen my heart break with other guys; he’s held me...
    starglimmer starglimmer 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I am so tired of being rejected. Sometimes I used all the rides in my metro card or I lose my metro or I don't have money and I told the woman that work in the train station how I...
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F Oct 9

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    Whats your worst getting rejected situations?
    ishansaha24 ishansaha24 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    My ex bf in 6th grade loves me again and tried to ask me to be his girlfriend. We broke up during 7th grade and that was the end of that. When we got to high school I lost many...
    Faiithh Faiithh 16-17, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    We got caught cheating in a science test today! Well it wasn't really cheating I was just checking my answer with my friend and it was right anyway. But we both had to go and see...
    EllieT01 EllieT01 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    3 years I never complained about him to anybody , not even my closest friend not even in the worst situations when my heart gets shattered , but now I know it's over and finally...
    fahad133 fahad133 22-25, M Sep 27

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    5:03 sunday AM. my place half trashed already. the one person who can make anything ok , has always got to be the one to make so not okay.i love them but i hate them.i only wish i...
    deadsoulinside deadsoulinside 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    All the .......... time, I want to give up. I think it's my fault, and even when I like a lot of people at one time. Having a crush on a lot of people it's tiring. Once I've...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just looked up today the mental disability "social anxiety," or "social phobia," and after seeing many symptoms that match mine, i went on to take an online test to see how...
    Otokonoko Otokonoko 16-17, M Sep 25

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    Yesterday I got my first kiss!!! <3 It was with a boy I'd been secretly dating for awhile. None of my friends or his friends or our families knew about it. I'd had a crush on...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    It was another uneventful function at my uncle's home. A lot of female relatives were present there. One of the guests was a close friend of my mother as they had taught together...
    priyankapatel131089 priyankapatel131089 22-25, F Oct 6

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    My mother, Age 48, Was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the throat, about three months ago, but had had it for nearly a year before diagnosis. She was at work one day, at...
    Glorytheory Glorytheory 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am an Asian woman who grow up in a traditional and patriarchal family. My parents are divorced since I was very little. My mom was busy working trying to make ends meet, thus I...
    ChicaAudaz ChicaAudaz 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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