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    (Original post by Pineappleface317)
    I just received an offer from UCL for Economics and I'm super happy about it but I'm not really sure if I want to live in London (far away from home etc). I was thinking of firming in Bristol? I was just wondering if people think I'm wasting an opportunity? I know Bristol is good but people keep telling me to firm UCL :/
    How come you don't want to live in London of you don't mind me asking? UCL is soooo much better for Economics, definitely one of the best in the country. Bristol is also good, but UCL is much better
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    (Original post by tomixox)
    How come you don't want to live in London of you don't mind me asking? UCL is soooo much better for Economics, definitely one of the best in the country. Bristol is also good, but UCL is much better
    Aha it's cool, big cities just stress me out horribly plus it's really far away from home :P Yeah I keep hearing about how good it is :P I feel like I would be wasting an opportunity.. ahhh so many decisions I need like 2 more years to think about it :L
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    (Original post by Pineappleface317)
    I just received an offer from UCL for Economics and I'm super happy about it but I'm not really sure if I want to live in London (far away from home etc). I was thinking of firming in Bristol? I was just wondering if people think I'm wasting an opportunity? I know Bristol is good but people keep telling me to firm UCL :/
    What do you plan to do after you graduate?
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    (Original post by Boy_wonder_95)
    What do you plan to do when you graduate?
    I'm not entirely sure :P I'm mostly interested in development economics so I'll probably do something along those lines.. I think I'm just gonna focus on where to get the degree from first (assuming I get in) :P
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    (Original post by Pineappleface317)
    I'm not entirely sure :P I'm mostly interested in development economics so I'll probably do something along those lines.. I think I'm just gonna focus on where to get the degree from first (assuming I get in) :P
    Oh ok, just had to ask as most people in this thread want to go into Investment Banking in which case you should almost definitely choose UCL. Outside of that, there wouldn't be much difference in career prospects. For Development it would be more about how well you do at undergrad so you can get into a good postgrad program. Whilst UCL has the stronger course Bristol isn't too far behind, it's consistently top 10 http://www.thecompleteuniversityguid...gs?s=economics.

    I think there's a lot more to picking a uni than how well it's ranked so I'd say to take a good look at both courses in terms of the modules, and maybe visit both places if you haven't done so already (UCL has an compulsory offer holders day not sure if Bristol does something like this?), speak to students there on what they're like and pick whichever you'd feel would be best suited for you. They're both great choices so congrats on your offers
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    Where are you off to in September?

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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Hi
    Where are you off to in September?

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    I'm looking to firm Cambridge, what about yourself?
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    (Original post by katyhay12)
    I'm looking to firm Cambridge, what about yourself?
    snap! firmed Cambridge and insured warwick last week

    which college?
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    snap! firmed Cambridge and insured warwick last week

    which college?
    Nicee! My insurance is LSE
    Pembroke! You?
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    (Original post by katyhay12)
    Nicee! My insurance is LSE
    Pembroke! You?
    Good insurance

    Queens' woo
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Good insurance

    Queens' woo
    Yours too! What's your offer?
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    (Original post by katyhay12)
    Yours too! What's your offer?
    A*AA in further maths, econ and englit any order

    you?

    I actually met a girl who has an offer for Pembroke for maths today coincidently aha
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    A*AA in further maths, econ and englit any order

    you?

    I actually met a girl who has an offer for Pembroke for maths today coincidently aha
    Similar offer mine is A*AA in further maths, econ or physics any order and an A in maths. Have you already completed your A-Level maths?
    Oh really? That's pretty cool haha. I really liked Queens too, lovely college
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    (Original post by katyhay12)
    Similar offer mine is A*AA in further maths, econ or physics any order and an A in maths. Have you already completed your A-Level maths?
    Oh really? That's pretty cool haha. I really liked Queens too, lovely college
    nope haven't completed it, it's just not in my offer :rolleyes:

    yeah we've practically got the same offer so that's not bad, could have been a*a*a so it's a decent offer really
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    nope haven't completed it, it's just not in my offer :rolleyes:

    yeah we've practically got the same offer so that's not bad, could have been a*a*a so it's a decent offer really
    Yes, it's a pretty nice offer compared to some of the others I've heard! One of my friends has an offer from Trinity for A*A*A*A in Maths, Econ and third A* in either FM or history!
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    Yes, it's a pretty nice offer compared to some of the others I've heard! One of my friends has an offer from Trinity for A*A*A*A in Maths, Econ and third A* in either FM or history!
    omg is that for economics too? that's brutal
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    omg is that for economics too? that's brutal
    Yeah they're really pushing him! Compared to that we certainly have it nicer!
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    (Original post by Audi)
    Thanks for the reply! Would you say that the prospects from LSE management are more than Durham econ?


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    A full time management course even at LSE sounds wishy washy in my opinion. Stick to economics at Durham


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    (Original post by Buntar)
    Hi, I have firmed a place at York for BSc Economics and I think I'm going to get better results than predicted.

    If this was to happen where do you think I'd have a chance of getting in through adjustment? I'm asking about places that are higher ranked than York, and preferably a BSc course, so UCL, Warwick and Bristol would be on the top of my list. Would also be interested in your opinions on Durham and Nottingham. I realise that these universities are rarely in adjustment and economics being a popular course makes it increasingly unlikely.

    Would you say there's any hope though?
    Probably be firming York for econ & finance. I'd say you could probably get into Bristol in adjustment and that is it, don't think it's any better than York though. If you do loads better you could always take a gap year and reapply
 
 
 
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