Fair Point, but of course I would love and be privileged to train with any college, was just a preference though at this early stage.
It falls over a weekend too and the two don't clash so I should go and visit both as I've got the chance.
Many thanks for your advise R - best of luck with starting your training.
Also, this might sound silly, but try to find a hobby that you can do at sea. Both companies I interviewed with had a few questions about how I'd fill my downtime whilst at sea - I can see it being a poor career choice for someones who's only interest is playing footy with their mates or mountain climbing.
I'd apply for any open day you can reasonably attend. Warsash seem to have a couple every year so I attended the August/September one and a local open day in Cowes.
Hope that helps!