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I’ve compiled a list of the most overrated and underrated unis on here to study law, feel free to disagree.

This is mainly based on where I see mentioned on here and where I don’t and just the general reputations around here:

Overrated:

EXETER (notice the capitals)
Kings
York
Glasgow
Bristol
Durham

Underrated:

Nottingham
Manchester
Sheffield
Warwick
Leeds
Leicester

If yours wasn’t mentioned here, it’s neither overrated or underrated.
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Overrated: Manchester.
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Overrated: Manchester.
There’s this one lad who overrates Manchester but he’s clearly an alumnus or current student. Apart from that it doesn’t get a lot of praise.

Rest of the list is generally right wouldn’t you say?
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I wonder what drives people to make threads like these. Is it a belief that posting a list of your own makes your opinions less irrelevant? Is it a belief that others will begin to perceive your university as being more prestigious if you put it in the 'underrated' category? Is it a troll attempt?
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(Original post by JohanGRK)
I wonder what drives people to make threads like these. Is it a belief that posting a list of your own makes your opinions less irrelevant? Is it a belief that others will begin to perceive your university as being more prestigious if you put it in the 'underrated' category? Is it a troll attempt?
It’s just a bit of fun based off everything I’ve seen and I’d say there’s a degree of accuracy in there as well — don’t you see how often Exeter comes up as somewhere amazing and how Kings is often put in the same bracket as UCL?

Or conversely how Nottingham is how regarded as just okay and Manchester gets barely any recognition despite being very prestigious, especially internationally?

How can you dispute my list?
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(Original post by JohanGRK)
I wonder what drives people to make threads like these. Is it a belief that posting a list of your own makes your opinions less irrelevant? Is it a belief that others will begin to perceive your university as being more prestigious if you put it in the 'underrated' category? Is it a troll attempt?
This is the lad who called me and you virgins with firsts from York and Sussex (this thread might have been deleted before you saw it), so I think he might be trolling. How he still has an account is beyond me.
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(Original post by Villalad2001)
It’s just a bit of fun based off everything I’ve seen and I’d say there’s a degree of accuracy in there as well — don’t you see how often Exeter comes up as somewhere amazing and how Kings is often put in the same bracket as UCL?

Or conversely how Nottingham is how regarded as just okay and Manchester gets barely any recognition despite being very prestigious, especially internationally?

How can you dispute my list?
That sounds like some amazing analytical skills you have there. You will go far with an ability to reason like that 👍🏻
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any reasons for the names you’ve put? Like why do you think Durham is overrated?
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Yet another daft 'My University is Better than Your University' thread.

Yawn.
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Overrated for any degree: Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard and Yale.
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Overrated: The uni that rejected me/ I couldn’t apply to

Underrated: The uni that I am currently studying at
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any reasons for the names you’ve put? Like why do you think Durham is overrated?
It gets mentioned a lot on here and people have the audacity to mention Doxbridge.

It’s a very good university but is hyped up to unbelievable levels on here when it’s below the London ones.
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Yet another daft 'My University is Better than Your University' thread.

Yawn.
Seeing as I’ve made a list with more than one name, that’s quite a flawed argument don’t you think?
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Overrated: The uni that rejected me/ I couldn’t apply to

Underrated: The uni that I am currently studying at
Again, there’s more than one name on this list for each as you can see so that’s a flawed argument.

Also, you really think I couldn’t get into Exeter and York if I could get into Warwick or Nottingham? Dear lord.
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(Original post by Villalad2001)
I’ve compiled a list of the most overrated and underrated unis on here to study law, feel free to disagree.

This is mainly based on where I see mentioned on here and where I don’t and just the general reputations around here:

Overrated:

EXETER (notice the capitals)
Kings
York
Glasgow
Bristol
Durham

Underrated:

Nottingham
Manchester
Sheffield
Warwick
Leeds
Leicester

If yours wasn’t mentioned here, it’s neither overrated or underrated.
Evidence?
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Evidence?
It’s purely opinionated from the things I’ve seen on here, where’s mentioned, not mentioned etc. I don’t need to supply evidence or is there something you disagree with?
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So a better thread title would have been what’s the most overrated/underrated university going by posts of TSR.

How often something is mentioned though, doesn’t give an indication of under or over ratings. It just shows it’s a go to name people like to reference.
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(Original post by Villalad2001)
Again, there’s more than one name on this list for each as you can see so that’s a flawed argument.

Also, you really think I couldn’t get into Exeter and York if I could get into Warwick or Nottingham? Dear lord.
Lol I was just making a joke, it’s not that deep
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So a better thread title would have been what’s the most overrated/underrated university going by posts of TSR.

How often something is mentioned though, doesn’t give an indication of under or over ratings. It just shows it’s a go to name people like to reference.
Maybe I should have rephrased then.

A lot are certainly overpraised on here though (mainly Exeter and York), while some don’t seem to get nearly
as much attention as they should.
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(Original post by SuperHuman98)
Overrated: The uni that rejected me/ I couldn’t apply to

Underrated: The uni that I am currently studying at
But the unis I said that are overrated did not reject me and I study at one of them.
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