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    (Original post by LittleRedDot)
    just wondering, the 9 guys you are referring to, are they Admissions Selector or the Admissions Assessor? haha thanks for answering
    There are some doing undergrad, some doing grad and others doing all sorts of other stuff. I don't know whether they are further separated into selector/assessor roles, they are involved in the admissions process from start to finish.
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    (Original post by CEKTOP)
    You don't have to be proficient in a certain subject to critically assess a PS. Academic staff never see or consider any applications (unless these are PhD applications), they have other things to do.
    That would make sense. I assume the admissions staff have degrees in their subject so they'll be more than proficient to assess personal statements at A-Level standard.
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    (Original post by NedStark)
    That would make sense. I assume the admissions staff have degrees in their subject so they'll be more than proficient to assess personal statements at A-Level standard.
    They all have degrees, but there are no "their" subjects. Remember that 9 people handle admissions for every course in LSE.
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    Well 9 people handling thousands of applicants explains why they can't stick to their deadlines!
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    Ah. We've heard a story from someone from an online internet forum. It must be true!
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    (Original post by CEKTOP)
    They all have degrees, but there are no "their" subjects. Remember that 9 people handle admissions for every course in LSE.
    I'm trying to understand what you're arguing. The guy suggested that because he focused primarily on PPE, that it's possible they didn't like the politics component of his PS when applying for philosophy and economics. That's a perfectly valid statement.


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    Hey anyone heard from the maths department?? I am 8 weeks into my 5 week email.. Still haven't heard anything. Applied for math and econ
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    (Original post by BeatTheBox)
    Hey anyone heard from the maths department?? I am 8 weeks into my 5 week email.. Still haven't heard anything. Applied for math and econ
    8 weeks?? That's really long. I am 6 weeks into the 5 week email and still waiting to hear from LSE. If it will take them 8 weeks to reply or even longer, then it would be January for me.


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    (Original post by silonthesofa)
    I'm trying to understand what you're arguing. The guy suggested that because he focused primarily on PPE, that it's possible they didn't like the politics component of his PS when applying for philosophy and economics. That's a perfectly valid statement.


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    Yeah, that's a valid argument. I never contested it, that's quite clear.
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    I see a few people on this thread worried that mentioning politics on a Philosophy and Economics application might do harm. Like a few people here I applied to PPE at Oxford and a few other places but Phil+Econ at LSE and UCL.

    I got my offer from LSE on the 8th of November (pretty early) and my personal statement had quite a few mentions of politics and political philosophy, though no explicit mentions of PPE as a course. I'd say not to worry since they know you might be applying for PPE at other places, but if you're a good enough candidate anyway you should get an offer.
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    I, too, applied for PPE at Oxford. My opening and closing paragraphs specifically mentioned 'Philosophy, Politics, and Economics'. My statement was split equally between the three subjects. And I received an offer for Politics & Philosophy a week ago. So I would not worry about talking about more than politics+philosophy or politics+economics in your personal statement.
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    (Original post by Son1809)
    Offer for BSc Government and Economics!
    Great job ! Currently in my fifth week into my 7 week period ! Hope to join you soon !
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    With the four weeks waiting email, I probably will keep thinking about LSE, thinking about LSE and thinking about LSE for my entire Christmas holiday... So sad
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    (Original post by simsim96)
    anybody got an offer for international relations yet ??


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    International relations has to be the slowest department..


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    (Original post by BeatTheBox)
    Hey anyone heard from the maths department?? I am 8 weeks into my 5 week email.. Still haven't heard anything. Applied for math and econ
    I'm in the same situation with you, applying Maths and Econ as well.
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    (Original post by Zebra 109)
    Any UK applicant received an offer from management so far?
    got on on the 21st November, applied 16th October
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    (Original post by Shehr)
    International relations has to be the slowest department..


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    Agreed!


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    Does anyone know if it is necessary to send proof of your qualifications? It's meant to be on the offer letter but I can't find it on there.
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    (Original post by Shehr)
    International relations has to be the slowest department..


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    No that award goes to Maths and Economics.
 
 
 
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