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how hard is it to get into LSE???

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    (Original post by bramz19)
    This is completely and utterly fallacious, I didn't have to kill any applicants...
    You didn't?
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    (Original post by yahyahyahs)
    Piss easy provided they met the entry requirements then?
    Nah still hard
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    (Original post by bramz19)
    This is completely and utterly fallacious, I didn't have to kill any applicants...
    You're negging the post then posting tongue and cheek? How ever will I know if you approve or disprove!!!
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    (Original post by bramz19)
    This is completely and utterly fallacious, I didn't have to kill any applicants...
    You go LSE? What do you study?

    Five negs for asking what degree someone's doing?!
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    (Original post by Lumos)
    more competitive than oxbridge, you could argue. I know plenty of people thap applied to both and got into oxford/cambridge but not LSE.
    Yeah my friend said that a couple people from his school got into Cambridge but none got into LSE. He says it's because the school sent a terrorist to LSE so now they are blacklisted.
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    (Original post by bramz19)
    Law, don't watch that.
    Rah, wasn't expecting that at all. I was thinking about LSE but a) thought I wouldn't get in and b) thought it would be **** anyway. What's the social aspect like? Loads of public school kids and Oriental aristocrats?
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    I hope I get in. :emo: I'm clever as fook, ha. :pierre:
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    (Original post by Lumos)
    more competitive than oxbridge, you could argue. I know plenty of people thap applied to both and got into oxford/cambridge but not LSE.
    So do I, I know one girl with an amazing 8A* 2A at GCSE and AAAAA at AS-Level and A* Mathematics but the intense competition for Economics is such that even academic excellence does not assure a place. Although another friend attended a not so well peforming comprehensive school, but compared with the schools average GCSE grades, he had achieved a remarkable set of GCSE grades. Joint courses tend to be less competitive, even so, there is considerable numbers of applying. Competition is intense, however you could be suprised as LSE seem to give offers to those that you would'nt expect to recieve. However it is clear just 25% of places are allocated to Home UK students, with over 50% being International...applying to LSE is the only way to find out if you'll recieve an offer or not!
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    (Original post by intellectual1)
    So do I, I know one girl with an amazing 8A* 2A at GCSE and AAAAA at AS-Level and A* Mathematics but the intense competition for Economics is such that even academic excellence does not assure a place.
    Bloody hell! :nooo:
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    Almost as hard as my hard on. Welcome to London.
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    (Original post by lovely_me)
    Bloody hell! :nooo:
    However she did recieve offers from Cambridge, Durham and Warwick though. LSE has the lowest number of places for "Home" students of any English university.
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    (Original post by intellectual1)
    However she did recieve offers from Cambridge, Durham and Warwick though. LSE has the lowest number of places for "Home" students of any English university.
    Probably cos she gave so much head.
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    (Original post by intellectual1)
    However it is clear just 25% of places are allocated to Home UK students, with over 50% being International...
    Not really. Admissions for international students are considered seperate from admission for home students. Only a set number of home students allowed by the government on each course/university to keep costs down and to keep a certain level of quality. If a course is only allowed 500 home students then that's all they can accept or else face a large fine for each extra student admitted. But as international students pay for the full cost of their degree they don't fit into this quota, thus you (home students) will never lose your allocated place to an international student.
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    (Original post by Boobies.)
    I think in 2010, 6.9% of all UCAS applicants to LSE got a confirmed place there, the lowest rate in the country.
    How do you always know everything?
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    (Original post by bramz19)
    This is completely and utterly fallacious, I didn't have to kill any applicants...
    But u gave the head right ? :P
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    (Original post by Stricof)
    Not really. Admissions for international students are considered seperate from admission for home students. Only a set number of home students allowed by the government on each course/university to keep costs down and to keep a certain level of quality. If a course is only allowed 500 home students then that's all they can accept or else face a large fine for each extra student admitted. But as international students pay for the full cost of their degree they don't fit into this quota, thus you will never lose your place to an international student.
    Based on observations I saw a high number of Oriental students than any other. One would think just 1 in 4 were British of any kind, it was based upon that view, as well as speaking to a few of them.
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    (Original post by intellectual1)
    Based on observations I saw a high number of Oriental students than any other. One would think just 1 in 4 were British of any kind, it was based upon that view, as well as speaking to a few of them.
    Regardless of what other nationalities you see at LSE, more international student allocation \neq less home student allocation.

    In anycase, if this issue concerns you so much, you'll be happy to know that Govt is considering allowing universities to allocate spaces for home students at international student rates (i.e. entirely non subsidised by the state by loans or grants). Quotas are kept because of discrepancies in budgets. If this upsets you then I feel you'll be happy to pay the £15- 32k or unlimited fees (depending on the course) per annum.
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    (Original post by intellectual1)
    ..applying to LSE is the only way to find out if you'll recieve an offer or not!
    Good observation
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    very.
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    (Original post by AppleBobbing)
    Good observation
    I see that you study Law LLB at the LSE. May I ask what GCSE grades and AS-Level grades/UMS % and A2 conditions respectively? It is a lottery recieving an offer for Economics or Law at the LSE especially so.

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