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    (Original post by Rosalily)
    Is Keele that bad!? :confused:
    Not at all, it has a 5* rated department, only about 6 other unis have it.
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    (Original post by kirstinx)
    Liverpool has chavs and annoying accents.
    That's a bit narrow minded. I hated the accent before I went to Liverpool, but to be honest, I only actually know a few scousers anyway.

    AND it's not even that chavvy. I've been to far chavvier cities and there are loads of really cool areas in Liverpool. Also there aren't really any chavs at the university.
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    what do you think of my choices:
    1. Oxford (AAA +LNAT)
    2. Durham (AAA + LNAT)
    3. LSE (AAA)
    4. Warwick (AAA)
    5. Bristol (AAB + LNAT)
    6. KCL (AAB + LNAT)

    I dont know whether im aiming too high because i only have 2 insurance choices there but i got high UMS at AS so feel fairly confident that id be able to get 3As overall
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    I like the way you call Bristol and KCL, 2 of the top law schools in the country and 2 of the most competitive, your "insurance" choices; strongly suggesting that you will definately get an offer from them! But you aimed high so good luck to you!
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    (Original post by Lewis-HuStuJCR)
    I like the way you call Bristol and KCL, 2 of the top law schools in the country and 2 of the most competitive, your "insurance" choices; strongly suggesting that you will definately get an offer from them! But you aimed high so good luck to you!
    I was thinking just that. How come no one really chose Warwick? is it that bad?
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    (Original post by WokSz)
    I was thinking just that. How come no one really chose Warwick? is it that bad?
    :confused:

    Have we been reading the same thread?

    Loads of people have said they're applying for Warwick - most seem to have it mid of their preferred choices.
    As for 'is it that bad' - as a campus it is beautiful. I personally wanted a campus - hence my decision. Additionally, the law course aims specifically to teach 'Law in Society' so if you are a socialist like myself, you should enjoy the course. (That's what I am hoping anyhow).

    I advise you to have a look around Warwick if you get a chance.

    For a more detailed account of a full three years at Warwick - I advise you to PM 'chriswhit' who did his LLB at Warwick and masters at Cambridge and now his PHD. Keep in mind he is biased though
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    Keep in mind that its a top school and if no-one applies that can only be a gd thing .
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    (Original post by m1kes)
    For a more detailed account of a full three years at Warwick - I advise you to PM 'chriswhit' who did his LLB at Warwick and masters at Cambridge and now his PHD. Keep in mind he is biased though
    Moi? Biased?!:O hehe I did love it, but also know that just because I did doesnt mean any one else is certain to feel the same. Am lucky really in that have loved all three places ive been to..which I guess shows that, with a combination of a bit of luck, and looking in the right places, a good time is to be had in most places!
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    (Original post by Lewis-HuStuJCR)
    I like the way you call Bristol and KCL, 2 of the top law schools in the country and 2 of the most competitive, your "insurance" choices; strongly suggesting that you will definately get an offer from them! But you aimed high so good luck to you!
    didnt really consider that since they're good unis and are giving lower offers, everyone applying for law is going to apply there. do you think i should go for another choice with a lower offer because 4 of my choices ask for 3As
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    (Original post by WokSz)
    I was thinking just that. How come no one really chose Warwick? is it that bad?
    I would apply to warwick if it wasn't so close to me lol, same with birmingham as well, why can't i live on a farm somewhere i wouldnt have this problem then!
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    didnt really consider that since they're good unis and are giving lower offers, everyone applying for law is going to apply there. do you think i should go for another choice with a lower offer because 4 of my choices ask for 3As
    You should apply to at least one uncompetitive place if you can find somewhere you would like.
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    Exactly, not just for the sake of it if you would never want to go there... if you find one you like though go for it .
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    Wow, I didn't realise Keele was actually so good for law...how come it's offers are usually so much lower than other unis?

    Hmm. Not entirely sure where I want to go yet... So far I have:

    Cardiff <3 (AAA)
    Exeter (AAA/AAB)
    Southampton (AAA)
    Manchester (AAA)
    Keele (ABB)

    Need one more... Suggestions?

    Also, my grades thus far: See signature.
    Can anyone tell me if I'm aiming too high? I've included Keele as it has slightly lower grades but the others are all pretty high. Help?
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    as i said earlier, i want to apply to oxford, durham, bristol, kcl, warwick and lse. however, my tutor has strongly advised me against applying to such prestigious unis. i can see what she's saying because even bristol and kcl ask for relatively high grades. however, i dont want to put down a less prestigious uni just for the sake of it becase if i didnt get the grades, there's no way i would consider going somewhere else.

    what do people either in my position or looking back in hindsight think. should i go for one less prestigious uni or should i go with the ones iv chosen because i really like all of them
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    well i put down one less prestigious just as a fail safe, but it was still somewhere I would have gone: Northumbria... the real benefit of it being its exempting program which means you dont have to do the LPC and teaches you the skills early, which you can play on. but no, dont apply just for the sake of it if you would rather reject and start over.
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    (Original post by alison_141288)
    as i said earlier, i want to apply to oxford, durham, bristol, kcl, warwick and lse. however, my tutor has strongly advised me against applying to such prestigious unis. i can see what she's saying because even bristol and kcl ask for relatively high grades. however, i dont want to put down a less prestigious uni just for the sake of it becase if i didnt get the grades, there's no way i would consider going somewhere else.

    what do people either in my position or looking back in hindsight think. should i go for one less prestigious uni or should i go with the ones iv chosen because i really like all of them
    I was in your position and I went for 6 prestigious unis (LSE, UCL, KCL, durham, notts and warwick). Don't change your choices. I've seen your grades and I think that the risk is justified, so go for it.
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    (Original post by Snemapy)
    Wow, I didn't realise Keele was actually so good for law...how come it's offers are usually so much lower than other unis?

    Hmm. Not entirely sure where I want to go yet... So far I have:

    Cardiff <3 (AAA)
    Exeter (AAA/AAB)
    Southampton (AAA)
    Manchester (AAA)
    Keele (ABB)

    Need one more... Suggestions?

    Also, my grades thus far: See signature.
    Can anyone tell me if I'm aiming too high? I've included Keele as it has slightly lower grades but the others are all pretty high. Help?
    You are aiming too low.
    Your academic record thus far is immaculate.
    AAB at AS - could easily become AAA at A2 - just try and get predicted AAA.

    Is there any reason you're not applying to London uni's?
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    Dont like London ... I had an academic record which was exemplorary (Even better) but I avoided London like the plague, because I could not afford to live there. Anyway, if those are the places they want to go then leave them alone and stop demeaning them!

    Also, why are you taking a subject you got a B in when you could take hist which you have an A in... I know you maybe enjoy it more, but if it means you are more likely to get AAA in unis eyes they wont really care...
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    I'm taking English because whilst I did better at history this year, I feel I wouldn't do as well in history next year. Sounds crazy I know, but I just think I can turn my english around into an A with the help of one resit and a far better teacher (my teacher this year for one of the modules was crap and so the average grade in my class was a U) Whereas in history I only just scraped the A, and feel I will be unlikely to carry it through to an A this year. Hopefully won't regret this choice although my english teacher and head of 6th form said she was pleased I chose English and felt I should be able to turn it around so fingers crossed I was always aiming for AAA either way, but I feel oddly more confident in English. Just had a shoddy paper

    Thanks M1kes, that's nice to hear lol I'm avoiding London for the simple reason that I can't afford to live there, sadly enough Where would you suggest as a 6th option or as a replacement for one of my other 5? I'm pretty open minded
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    :confused: :confused: :confused: I need some advice!!

    I desperately need to confirm my six choices, but have so many mixed feelings. These were my six:

    Oxford (don't want to go here, I don't think its my kind of place - but my head of Sixth Form says I should give it a go, and I'm not sure if I'd regret it if I didn't)
    LSE - visited and love it
    King's College London - visited and really liked it here too
    Warwick - never been (I'm on a field course during the open day!) but I've heard it highly reccommended.
    Durham - never been and don't know if I'd like it. Am also struggling to choose a college.
    Keele - really would never consider going here but my careers advisor said I need a low offer - and its ABB-BBB. I can also do dual honours with American Studies which is something I'm interested in.

    I don't know whether to drop Durham and go for SOAS (which has options I'd enjoy, but its another high offer, AAA) or UCL (never visited). I also don't know whether its worth applying for Oxford or not, or whether to keep Keele even though I'd never go there! Argh!

    I got 8 A* and 2 A at GCSE and am predicted AAA at A2.
 
 
 
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