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    (Original post by zaraashaikh)
    I applied on 10th of october and it's been 3 weeks since the 4 week deadline. Why are they taking so long?!
    I think im also 7 weeks into the 4 week deadline.. which course did u apply to?
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    (Original post by HangeeTw)
    I think im also 7 weeks into the 4 week deadline.. which course did u apply to?
    Same here!!! The wait is horrendous
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    (Original post by tomixox)
    Same here!!! The wait is horrendous
    hope we can hear some good news on this thursday
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    (Original post by Adriaan)
    Hi everyone,

    I got offers from both UCL and LSE for PPE. Does anyone have any advice on which one to pick? I'm an international applicant so I don't know anything about the two universities, except their ranking. LSE is ranked higher for the three subjects, but UCL is ranked higher overall. Besides that rankings should not be the most important element in the decision. So anyone any advice?
    Thanks in advance!
    Hello,

    I received my offer from lse three weeks ago. Ucl had not answered me yet, so I decided to withdraw on Monday to firm LSE and apply for accommodation etc.

    I prefer the LSE course, the extra year at the end for a project and the internship placement in summer looks interesting. Also, economics at lse is ranked extremely high and has amazing prestige throughout the world, definitely more so than ucl. I mean LSE is the place to do economics, and the fact that I am mostly interested in that aspect of the degree appeals to me. Ucl may have higher overall rankings but that is because it offers more courses: LSE is famous worldwide for economics.

    Furthermore, LSE is more international than any other university in the UK. I really like that aspect of it, because I myself am an international applicant. I also hope to study for a masters in the usa, LSE being a good foundation for that.

    The defining difference was prestige and international aspect, as well as job prospects and teaching quality.

    Sorry for the long post

    P.s. LSE appeals more to me, however I am not stating it is better for everyone and would completely understand if you were to prefer ucl. It really depends on what you look for at university, I believe.

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    (Original post by HangeeTw)
    I think im also 7 weeks into the 4 week deadline.. which course did u apply to?
    Sociology! You?
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    What chance would I have of getting an offer for Economic History if I applied with below(I also would meet contextual data stuff);


    • Applied Business Studies (A-Level), Grade A(achieved),





    • Ifs Level 3 Diploma in Financial Studies (A-LevelEquivalent), Grade A(achieved),





    • Chemistry (A-Level predicted, AS obtained), Grade Aobtained, Grade A predicted,





    • Psychology (A-Level predicted, AS obtained), Grade Aobtained, Grade A predicted,





    • Mathematics (AS predicted), Grade B predicted,





    • Law (AS predicted), Grade A predicted,





    • Photography (AS), Grade D (achieved).



    This would be after 3 years of study, however I would nothave spent more than 2 years studying an A-Level and no more than a year studying an AS-Level.
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    (Original post by jsheehan08)
    What chance would I have of getting an offer for Economic History if I applied with below(I also would meet contextual data stuff);


    • Applied Business Studies (A-Level), Grade A(achieved),





    • Ifs Level 3 Diploma in Financial Studies (A-LevelEquivalent), Grade A(achieved),





    • Chemistry (A-Level predicted, AS obtained), Grade Aobtained, Grade A predicted,





    • Psychology (A-Level predicted, AS obtained), Grade Aobtained, Grade A predicted,





    • Mathematics (AS predicted), Grade B predicted,





    • Law (AS predicted), Grade A predicted,





    • Photography (AS), Grade D (achieved).



    This would be after 3 years of study, however I would nothave spent more than 2 years studying an A-Level and no more than a year studying an AS-Level.

    Honestly? Your grades are really a little to low. Business, law, and psychology are all considered weaker subjects (psychology is slightly better than the other two) so your As in them would carry less weight that As in say, Physics or history. LSE don't release a list of subjects they prefer, bur Cambridge do, and both unis are similarly selective.

    Also while econ history is AAB, only chemistry and maths are tier 1 preferred subjects. Given how selective LSE can be you really need to have all As (A*s can balance out Bs). Without any predicted A*s and a b in math your chances aren't all that good.

    Just to put it into context, my friend predicted A*A*AA is math,econ, physics, history respectively l and she was rejected for ppe pretty quickly. Another with AAAAB in math, chem, bio, econ, business was rejected for accounting and finance.

    I would say still apply, because if they like your ps and you meet the grade requirements you have a chance. Just don't expect too much.
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    (Original post by jsheehan08)
    What chance would I have of getting an offer for Economic History if I applied with below(I also would meet contextual data stuff);


    • Applied Business Studies (A-Level), Grade A(achieved),





    • Ifs Level 3 Diploma in Financial Studies (A-LevelEquivalent), Grade A(achieved),





    • Chemistry (A-Level predicted, AS obtained), Grade Aobtained, Grade A predicted,





    • Psychology (A-Level predicted, AS obtained), Grade Aobtained, Grade A predicted,





    • Mathematics (AS predicted), Grade B predicted,





    • Law (AS predicted), Grade A predicted,





    • Photography (AS), Grade D (achieved).



    This would be after 3 years of study, however I would nothave spent more than 2 years studying an A-Level and no more than a year studying an AS-Level.
    One of my class fellow he got rejected from lse in 2013 becoz his grades were low for AS.. however when he reapplied with actual grades he got accepted for economic history
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    (Original post by jsheehan08)
    What chance would I have of getting an offer for Economic History if I applied with below(I also would meet contextual data stuff);


    • Applied Business Studies (A-Level), Grade A(achieved),


    • Ifs Level 3 Diploma in Financial Studies (A-LevelEquivalent), Grade A(achieved),


    • Chemistry (A-Level predicted, AS obtained), Grade Aobtained, Grade A predicted,


    • Psychology (A-Level predicted, AS obtained), Grade Aobtained, Grade A predited,


    • Mathematics (AS predicted), Grade B predicted,


    • Law (AS predicted), Grade A predicted,


    • Photography (AS), Grade D (achieved).



    This would be after 3 years of study, however I would nothave spent more than 2 years studying an A-Level and no more than a year studying an AS-Level.

    Honestly? Nobody, and I truly mean nobody can tell you your chances of getting an offer from LSE. There are people in here with amazing grades who have been rejected by LSE so unless one of their Admissions Selectors posts in here then you are just going to have to roll the dice and see.
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    (Original post by JamjamjamT)
    Honestly? Nobody, and I truly mean nobody can tell you your chances of getting an offer from LSE. There are people in here with amazing grades who have been rejected by LSE so unless one of their Admissions Selectors posts in here then you are just going to have to roll the dice and see.
    Would be nice lol
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    (Original post by benq)
    Would be nice lol
    Maybe, but then could you imagine the number of "Do you think I would get an offer?" we would get in here?
    In some ways, I do feel that it is a bit off that people who haven't even applied yet to LSE are in this particular thread asking if they would get an offer when there are people who have applied are either still waiting to receive a reply from LSE or who are coming to terms with a rejection from LSE. I think that they should start a 2016 LSE entry thread and use that.
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    (Original post by JamjamjamT)
    Maybe, but then could you imagine the number of "Do you think I would get an offer?" we would get in here?
    In some ways, I do feel that it is a bit off that people who haven't even applied yet to LSE are in this particular thread asking if they would get an offer when there are people who have applied are either still waiting to receive a reply from LSE or who are coming to terms with a rejection from LSE. I think that they should start a 2016 LSE entry thread and use that.
    I think its more aimed at people who have received offers, this is to get a general idea of what may be needed, even if specific circumstances aren't the same.
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    (Original post by jsheehan08)
    I think its more aimed at people who have received offers, this is to get a general idea of what may be needed, even if specific circumstances aren't the same.
    Shouldn't they be looking at the LSE website then? The website has all of the info about entry requirements and tips for writing a strong PS.
    I have an offer from LSE yet there are people in here with the same and better grades than me who didn't get offers.
    Like I said, nobody can say with any honesty or certainty if someone will or will not get or may or may not get an offer from LSE.
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    (Original post by JamjamjamT)
    Shouldn't they be looking at the LSE website then? The website has all of the info about entry requirements and tips for writing a strong PS.
    I have an offer from LSE yet there are people in here with the same and better grades than me who didn't get offers.
    Like I said, nobody can say with any honesty or certainty if someone will or will not get or may or may not get an offer from LSE.
    I know this but it can allow a general idea, and yes why the website is helpful I doubt a lot of people gain offers to the Economic History course with the "typical offer AAB"
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    (Original post by Millerman)
    Is there any reason Kings Econ & Management is A*AA but LSE Management is only AAB? I am definitely firming LSE, Kings was my 5th choice but I don't understand the difference?
    Anyone?
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    (Original post by Millerman)
    Anyone?
    Idk
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    (Original post by Millerman)
    Anyone?
    Does it matter
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    Do you think that all offers have been given out now? and only rejections are to come?

    Someone earlier posted that they give offers in March too?
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    Yes the first batch of offers are released in Jan for those who had applied btwn Oct -Dec. So the next offers will be released shortly ☺
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    (Original post by zaraashaikh)
    Hello. I'm an international applicant too! I'll be honest I don't know much about the PPE course but I'm waiting for LSE to reply too so I can firm UCL!
    Hi, why do you have to wait for the reply from LSE for that, you can withdraw that choice as well right?
 
 
 
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