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# Some Ideas on this topic please?

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07 Dec 2006, 15:12
This is an essay topic. Can you all throw in some ideas please?

Which recent development, world event or book has most influenced your thinking and why?

When they say recent,how recent they have to be? Something like in 2001 - will it be treated as recent?

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07 Dec 2006, 15:27
I'd say that recent in this context means the last 6 months to a year. 2 years would really be pushing it.

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07 Dec 2006, 17:26
I agree, no more than one year.
Good luck with Oxford!!!

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07 Dec 2006, 18:42
This is an essay topic. Can you all throw in some ideas please?

Which recent development, world event or book has most influenced your thinking and why?

When they say recent,how recent they have to be? Something like in 2001 - will it be treated as recent?

Thanks

2001 would be a good choice. I think when they mean recent they don't want you quoting the Bible or WW2, etc.

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11 Dec 2006, 09:14
Thanks for all the responses...

Can you please contribute some ideas on this? I cannot think about just one that was really life-changing for me?

Thanks Much!

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11 Dec 2006, 09:49
Make 1 up.

Be creative.

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11 Dec 2006, 14:44
Which school is this?

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11 Dec 2006, 16:19
Anyway, I'm sure that u've been thinking a lot about it lately. Best of luck!

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12 Dec 2006, 07:18
This is for oxford.

Thanks for all the responses.

Thanks

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12 Dec 2006, 07:18
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