Applying to Oxford: Music

 

Hello, and welcome to our new guest series on the blog: applying to Oxford for various subjects. There will be a guest contributor every day writing about their personal experience of applying to Oxford for their own subject.

Today’s post is written by Fatima¬†who applied for Music as a home-schooled student.

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Top 5 Motivational Songs

Despite the gloomy, rainy weather in Britain, many young people are celebrating right now after having received their A Level results this month, filled with the euphoria of moving onto the next stage of their lives. Many others, however, are like me, weighed down by endless reading lists and preparation for the final year of university, and need a little boost to the motivation levels. There are a few things I do to stay motivated – having a clear, tidy bed workspace and exercising regularly, for example – but my number one essential is good music.

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Belated October Favourites

I am well aware of the fact that, in the wake of the sudden drop in temperatures here in Madrid, October now lies behind us as seemingly far-off as starting primary school and the turn of the century. Nonetheless, I come cap in hand to offer you a snapshot of what’s particularly caught my fancy this past month, and hopefully a chance to get to know me slightly better, for those of you who like that sort of thing.

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