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    (Original post by ARoxanne)
    It's very difficult deciding what the reputation of BPP actually is. Being a private university its exempt from all the league tables, and thus the statistics are hard to obtain. In regards to future employers I read an article a while back in which many London based law firms spoke out about the relationship they have with the BPP University, and one of the founders had studied there himself so I don't think it will be looked down upon at all, if anything it will open up more opportunities. Oh, and the lowered fee helps also!
    I completely understand why you would pick BPP for costs etc and the supposed practical nature of the course. However, this so called practical edge can compromise on the academic rigour of an LLB. I know this because I know people doing the ULaw (University of Law) LLB and it is found to be very spoon-fed and all set out for you. ULaw is BPP's rival and also a private university, but both LLBs are trying to give you a practical edge. Spoon-fed may work for some but with the reputation of BPP for LLB already very debatable it does not help. Also it is very easy to get into both for LLB, ULaw was ABB and people with BBC and CCD got in...that does not help the reputation of the school. When they went to ULaw's law fair all the GDL and LPC students got on well with the firms but the firms looked down at the LLB students because it is not very respected at ULaw and the GDL/LPC students will have gone to good universities. They were not even big firms so imagine what a large firms image of them would be. BPPs requirements for LLB is lower than ULaw. Grades are important for Law as it is very competitive and many firms have a strict filter of AAB at A level but some do accept BBB.

    Granted BPP does have a good relationship with law firms, there is no doubt about that BUT, it is for their GDL/ LPC. All the major law firms including the magic circle send their future trainees to BPP. Yet these future trainees will most likely have gone to solid and reputable unis e.g Russell Group and Oxbridge. I understand it is hard with BPP because they are private and do not feature in a league table. My advice is if BPP is for you go for it for the reasons you said, but if you can get AAB/ABB or above do yourself a huge favour and go to a Russell Group uni. It is all down to preference so BPP may be for you but do consider your career prospects if you wish to go into the profession as a BPP LLB may hinder your chances if you found you wanted to work for a large commercial law firm. I myself picked to go to Manchester (Russell Group) for exactly that reason, I wanted to work for a good firm but needed to go to a reputable university.

    I am sorry if this comes across negative but I could not help but just say how it is in the profession so you don't go and make a choice that may hinder you in the future.
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    (Original post by dfradkin)
    It's not the rankings I said, it's the unquantifiable perception of King's. Something about it just stands out. Maybe you're right though. You know if adjustment is possible?
    really really unlikely
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    (Original post by baconwoo)
    really really unlikely
    How do you know? I heard of someone getting into UCL Law via adjustment last year. Do they not participate in it at all?
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    (Original post by dfradkin)
    How do you know? I heard of someone getting into UCL Law via adjustment last year. Do they not participate in it at all?
    Oxbridge/LSE/UCL/KCL/Bristol/Durham and Nottingham (if I recall correctly) have not participated in clearing or adjustment for Law for the past few 10 years (Durham only entered once but that was an error on their part).

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    Got rejected from King's a few days ago, so now I'm just waiting for my final choice to respond - Bristol.
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    (Original post by SinsNotTragedies)
    Got rejected from King's a few days ago, so now I'm just waiting for my final choice to respond - Bristol.
    Sorry to hear that, what's your LNAT score please?
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    Sorry to hear that, what's your LNAT score please?
    I got 23.
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    Nottingham, Bristol, Leeds, York.

    Really unsure of what to put as my firm and insurance. Need standard a*aa for notts, aaa for Leeds and York and Bristol have lowered my offer from aaa to aab. Please can someone help me and advise me on which is the best choice?
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    (Original post by *Stefan*)
    Oxbridge/LSE/UCL/KCL/Bristol/Durham and Nottingham (if I recall correctly) have not participated in clearing or adjustment for Law for the past few 10 years (Durham only entered once but that was an error on their part).

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    Where are you getting this info from? I think you're referring to clearing, not adjustment
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    (Original post by dfradkin)
    It's not the rankings I said, it's the unquantifiable perception of King's. Something about it just stands out. Maybe you're right though. You know if adjustment is possible?
    Bristol is actually considered to have more graduates in the London firms than King's if you check out a few of the statistics! Both are fantastic unis and you are right King's has a fantastic reputation!
    I would assume adjustment at King's is not possible as they are so competitive initially, all their places are full!
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    (Original post by dfradkin)
    Where are you getting this info from? I think you're referring to clearing, not adjustment
    I'm referring to both, and I got it from checking it out over the past few years (most of these universities make it clear on their websites anyway, i.e. check LSE.
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    (Original post by SinsNotTragedies)
    Got rejected from King's a few days ago, so now I'm just waiting for my final choice to respond - Bristol.
    I'm sorry to hear that. Did they tell you why they rejected you??
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    I'm sorry to hear that. Did they tell you why they rejected you??
    No they didn't. Do they usually do so? In any case, I personally believe that the reason for my rejection was my resoundingly subpar to average application.
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    (Original post by SinsNotTragedies)
    No they didn't. Do they usually do so?
    Only if you ask. Just email the Admissions Office.
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    (Original post by SinsNotTragedies)
    No they didn't. Do they usually do so? In any case, I personally believe that the reason for my rejection was my resoundingly subpar to average application.
    Some unis would tell you but you would usually have to ask them yourself, are you an international student??
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    Only if you ask. Just email the Admissions Office.
    Oh right. I don't really mind that I got rejected, I pretty much expected it and they aren't my first choice so I don't think asking them would be beneficial in any way.

    (Original post by NR_898)
    Some unis would tell you but you would usually have to ask them yourself, are you an international student??
    No I'm not an international student.
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    Just got an offer from Bristol!
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    Got an offer from Bristol today
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    Has anybody besides the two above gotten offers from Bristol today? I haven't heard from them and now the increase in people getting offers at this time is making me anxious.
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    (Original post by AnnaJBrady)
    Got an offer from Bristol today
    congrats! what was your lnat score?
 
 
 
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