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    (Original post by inclop4.5)
    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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    Hi,
    Thank you for your elaborate reply, really helpful!
    Your reasons for picking LSE sound very clear and convincing, do you know anything about the LSE student life?
    You wrote that you had withdrawn UCL so that you can apply for accommodation. How does that work? Do you need to choose one 'college' of the university of London before you can apply to accommodation? Because I'm also waiting on a reply from KCL for PPE.
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    (Original post by Millerman)
    Anyone?
    I guess King's is just trying to come across as more competitive and they just set higher requirements so that they make their course look better in the eyes of applicants compared to LSE, for ex; even though they are pretty far away from LSE standards.


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    (Original post by Adriaan)
    Hi,
    Thank you for your elaborate reply, really helpful!
    Your reasons for picking LSE sound very clear and convincing, do you know anything about the LSE student life?
    You wrote that you had withdrawn UCL so that you can apply for accommodation. How does that work? Do you need to choose one 'college' of the university of London before you can apply to accommodation? Because I'm also waiting on a reply from KCL for PPE.
    I believe the stereotype of lse being less social or less fun than other universities is untrue. It still is a place where thousands of young people are brought together, there is bound to be people who share your interest. Also, you're in London and I'm planning on socialising with ucl/kcl as I know people going to both.

    Well, if you firm LSE you choose five halls run exclusively by LSE and three intercollegiate or shared halls which all university of London members share. You can choose to go to either solely lse accommodation or mixed.

    Good luck with Kcl!

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    Tomorrow is a huge day
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    (Original post by jchap9776)
    Tomorrow is a huge day
    Can be on Fridays too! That's when I got my law offer

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    (Original post by sabbst16)
    Hi
    anyone taking the UGAA at the School?
    aaand..anyone from Romania here?
    Hi, I'm from Romania and I'll be taking the UGAA too. However, I will sit the exam at my high school rather than LSE. Any special preparation you are doing for this exam ?
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    (Original post by anchorheart)
    I've received an offer.


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    can I ask what your gcse/a level grades are? I still havent got a reply ://// I think they do it on a rolling basis but still
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    (Original post by jchap9776)
    Tomorrow is a huge day
    Hopefully man!


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    Fingers crossed for all of you still waiting on your reply from LSE. Hope you all get the good news you deserve.
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    (Original post by inclop4.5)
    I believe the stereotype of lse being less social or less fun than other universities is untrue. It still is a place where thousands of young people are brought together, there is bound to be people who share your interest. Also, you're in London and I'm planning on socialising with ucl/kcl as I know people going to both.

    Well, if you firm LSE you choose five halls run exclusively by LSE and three intercollegiate or shared halls which all university of London members share. You can choose to go to either solely lse accommodation or mixed.

    Good luck with Kcl!

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    I seriously do not understand this stereotype. There are plenty of LSE students who are willing to drink a pint of beer - sometimes even two pints of beer - every now and again over the weekend. There are even some to be found hanging near the fringes of the dance floors in London's loudest night clubs. I met an LSE student once and we were able to uphold our conversation for a solid four minutes before it descended into awkward silence; an impressive record if I don't say so myself. So there really is nothing to worry about when it comes to the social scene at LSE. As long as you actively involve yourself in social gatherings, you're guaranteed to find some business acquaintances that will last you until the end of your professional career.
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    (Original post by applebeee)
    Yapm Canada. What aboot you?
    From China. But I'll accept UT if I'm rejected by LSE


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    (Original post by Fry_Cook_of_Doom)
    I seriously do not understand this stereotype. There are plenty of LSE students who are willing to drink a pint of beer - sometimes even two pints of beer - every now and again over the weekend. There are even some to be found hanging near the fringes of the dance floors in London's loudest night clubs. I met an LSE student once and we were able to uphold our conversation for a solid four minutes before it descended into awkward silence; an impressive record if I don't say so myself. So there really is nothing to worry about when it comes to the social scene at LSE. As long as you actively involve yourself in social gatherings, you're guaranteed to find some business acquaintances that will last you until the end of your professional career.

    All I was pointing out is that London is a city of seven million people+. If you are saying that studying at a university of 9000 students prevents you from finding someone with shared interests, or that you won't find anyone with shared interests, be it going out or badminton, in a city of seven million people then it's your own fault.





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    (Original post by inclop4.5)
    All I was pointing out is that London is a city of seven million people+. If you are saying that studying at a university of 9000 students prevents you from finding someone with shared interests, or that you won't find anyone with shared interests, be it going out or badminton, in a city of seven million people then it's your own fault.





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    Now you're just paraphrasing me.
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    (Original post by Askaud)
    Does it matter
    It doesn't matter but I wasn't sure if I had missed something obvious about either course
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    (Original post by rosetta_x)
    can I ask what your gcse/a level grades are? I still havent got a reply ://// I think they do it on a rolling basis but still
    I'll PM you if that's ok?


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    Any offers yet?


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    My official LSE offer letter arrived today in the post. It is very snazzy but the only problem now is that my mum wants to frame it and put it on the wall.
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    When did you get your offer? : )
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    (Original post by JamjamjamT)
    My official LSE offer letter arrived today in the post. It is very snazzy but the only problem now is that my mum wants to frame it and put it on the wall.
    Haha my mum wants to do the exact same!!
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    It's very blingy with a hologram on it ...
 
 
 
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