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    Just returned yesterday from giving UGAA est at LSE for LLB Law 2016. Messed up in the maths section (25%) but believe I've done well in the writing section. Fingers crossed, though I have started to loose faith in this as well.

    Applied/have an offer from both NCH London and ULaw as an insurance but rejects from UCL, Kings and QMUL due to bad LNAT score (15).
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    Just returned yesterday from giving UGAA est at LSE for LLB Law 2016. Messed up in the maths section (C 25%) but believe I've done well in the writing section (A25+B50%). Fingers crossed, though I have started to loose faith in this/chances looks slim. Applied/have an offer from both NCH London and ULaw as an insurance but rejects from UCL, Kings and QMUL due to bad LNAT score (15).If all fails, will resume full-time work and embark on a part-time OU Law degree or ULaw degree part-time.The other option is that an American university (Yale University Law school) offered a place to do JD (equivalent to LLB) on 75% reduction of tuition fee waiver as, unlike UK unis, have recognised my previous overseas non-accredited degree. (The upside of UK not recognising my previous unaccredited overseas degree is that it makes me eligible for UK student loans and support, but thats another matter). The downside is that I would have to negotiate with my family to sacrifice spending time aborad and it would just increase another year for me to later to do a transfer test (QLTS) or GDL to qualiy as a UK solicitor.
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    (Original post by IDKY)
    Thanks! When did you apply?
    Very early October, don't remember the exact date :3
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    (Original post by UKStudent2016)
    . The upside of UK not recognising my previous unaccredited overseas degree is that it makes me eligible for UK student loans and support, but thats another matter.
    How did you figure this out?
    Where was your first degree from/why isn't it recognised?

    PS Yale really does sound like a winner here. Seriously. Yale is globally known, and you may not even want to come back with the opportunities afforded you. You'll be attractive to US and UK firms, and you'll likely earn more.
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    (Original post by Assan)
    How did you figure this out?
    Where was your first degree from/why isn't it recognised?

    PS Yale really does sound like a winner here. Seriously. Yale is globally known, and you may not even want to come back with the opportunities afforded you. You'll be attractive to US and UK firms, and you'll likely earn more.
    From *India
    In India, not all unis are recognised to the same level as unis in the west. Unis did their own check following UCAS applications as I didn't have UK's recently completed A levels etc. Had I recently completed A level, it would have been straightforward.

    Yale sounds a great option which I applied on the recommendation of a relative but as mature student married with a family in UK, its proving to be challenging to convince my family and my kids to relocate to US. (I'm in my thirties).
    Thirdly, Having a US' JD degree does not automatically qualify for LPC to practice in UK unless one does or sits in QLTS or GDL again, as thats what I have been told, hence 1 extra year again with further cost. Had I been in my early 20s, things may have been different when one has more time on hand. Sadly, an extra year counts a lot for me.
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    (Original post by UKStudent2016)
    From *India
    In India, not all unis are recognised to the same level as unis in the west. Unis did their own check following UCAS applications as I didn't have UK's recently completed A levels etc. Had I recently completed A level, it would have been straightforward.

    Yale sounds a great option which I applied on the recommendation of a relative but as mature student married with a family in UK, its proving to be challenging to convince my family and my kids to relocate to US. (I'm in my thirties).
    Thirdly, Having a US' JD degree does not automatically qualify for LPC to practice in UK unless one does or sits in QLTS or GDL again, as thats what I have been told, hence 1 extra year again with further cost. Had I been in my early 20s, things may have been different when one has more time on hand. Sadly, an extra year counts a lot for me.
    I'm approaching 30 myself. Still, seems better to do it right. Seriously, find a way. Your family will thank you later

    How did you find out about your overseas degree vis-a-vis eligibility for UK loans?
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    (Original post by Assan)
    I'm approaching 30 myself. Still, seems better to do it right. Seriously, find a way. Your family will thank you later

    How did you find out about your overseas degree vis-a-vis eligibility for UK loans?
    Thanks.
    Found out about student eligibility from UCAS website and UK Student finance website so as long as my previous overseas degree isn't recognised by unis on my UCAS application, I would be treated as a non-degree holder.

    I would still consider Yale Law School but it would prove challenging, not least I would still have to make up a minor fee difference of 25% which is not met by their tuition fee waiver, but as a last resort, if all fails, who knows. My relatives in the US are keen to have me but its up to them to convince my family to make a big move.
    ULaw and NCH are also considering to offer me a scholarship to cover the costs that may not be covered by student finance but a bit weary of their reputation....
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    (Original post by tamsinb123)
    Snap! You're the only other Law with Spanish person I've seen on this thread! Where else have you applied, if you don't mind me asking?

    I don't really see the point in E-mailing them because I doubt they'd tell us much. I'm just planning on waiting it out... Qué será, será.

    I refuse to give up hope. So I am choosing to ignore what the fact that accommodation applications have opened may suggest with regard to the outcome of my application.


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    I applied as following:Law with European Studies: Exeter
    Law with Hispanic Studies: UCL
    Law: King's and Bristol
    ...and obviously Nottingham.
    So far, I got rejected from King's and UCL because I wasn't predicted an A* by any of my teachers...and got an offer from Exeter.
    What about you?
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    (Original post by andrad)
    I applied as following:Law with European Studies: Exeter
    Law with Hispanic Studies: UCL
    Law: King's and Bristol
    ...and obviously Nottingham.
    So far, I got rejected from King's and UCL because I wasn't predicted an A* by any of my teachers...and got an offer from Exeter.
    What about you?
    I also have an offer from Exeter for Law with European Study!

    The other places I applied to are Warwick (Law with Humanities - got an offer from them too!), Glasgow (Law with Spanish), SOAS (just Law) and Nottingham. I knew that Glasgow and Nottingham were long shots (I'm applying post A-level with 2A*s and a C) so I'm not that bothered about them I guess. I'd be more than happy to go to Warwick or Exeter, so it's really no big deal if the others reject me.

    Good luck!


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    Is anyone still waiting for PPL at King's or have most offers been given out? I'm still waiting..
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    (Original post by Jakejoyce97)
    That makes 3 of us applying for law with spanish, and 3 of us who have yet to receive an offer!
    I actually did email them two weeks ago and in short, they said to wait.

    Good luck guys!
    ¡Igualmente!


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    Just got an Unconditional to read Law at LSE!
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    (Original post by Jakejoyce97)
    That makes 3 of us applying for law with spanish, and 3 of us who have yet to receive an offer!
    I actually did email them two weeks ago and in short, they said to wait.

    Good luck guys!
    ¡Buena suerte!
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    (Original post by thepgsboy2016)
    Just got an Unconditional to read Law at LSE!
    My son got a conditional one for law, this evening.
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    (Original post by Cholesta)
    My son got a conditional one for law, this evening.
    Congrats! Knew it would work out for you both
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    (Original post by kingofacademics)
    Congrats! Knew it would work out for you both
    Thank you😀
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    (Original post by lawspain)
    Is anyone still waiting for PPL at King's or have most offers been given out? I'm still waiting..
    I'm waiting too
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    Just had my interview at York today!
    If I were to get an offer id be deciding between Nottingham and York? opinions on where I should go?
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    (Original post by LucyABr)
    Just had my interview at York today!
    If I were to get an offer id be deciding between Nottingham and York? opinions on where I should go?
    Nottingham, based on the chit chat amongst the students and tutors at my college.
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    (Original post by thepgsboy2016)
    Just got an Unconditional to read Law at LSE!
    Congrats!

    I have also applied for law at lse, which I am still waiting for an offer following my ugaa test. I imagine you already had/did A levels/IB/Access to HE?
 
 
 
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