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    How does applying for accommodation work? Does applying later affect my chances of getting my first choice? (Probably Holborn or Bankside)
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    (Original post by oanszwoadrei)
    How does applying for accommodation work? Does applying later affect my chances of getting my first choice? (Probably Holborn or Bankside)
    You need to firm your offer first.
    I would guess yes applying late will significantly affect your chances of getting your first choice. Even now, in March, some people are not getting their first choice. Why would you want to apply later any way?

    To apply you go to HallPad - https://hallpad1.lse.ac.uk/hallpad/ and follow the simple instructions. There is a chance that you can swap your room but it will cost you £50 plus you have to find someone who wants your room as well.
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    (Original post by JamjamjamT)
    You need to firm your offer first.
    I would guess yes applying late will significantly affect your chances of getting your first choice. Even now, in March, some people are not getting their first choice. Why would you want to apply later any way?

    To apply you go to HallPad - https://hallpad1.lse.ac.uk/hallpad/ and follow the simple instructions. There is a chance that you can swap your room but it will cost you £50 plus you have to find someone who wants your room as well.
    Where did you find out that it costs £50 to swap?


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    I got my third choice of accommodation which was a high Holborn single. I've seen a few posts of people looking to swap from high Holborn to Bankside, why so? Is HH a bad hall? 😯


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    (Original post by Audi)
    I got my third choice of accommodation which was a high Holborn single. I've seen a few posts of people looking to swap from high Holborn to Bankside, why so? Is HH a bad hall? ������


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    HH is my 3rd choice aswell -haven't heard back yet tho. Think it's more that HH is self catered and you live in small corridors with only 5 rooms off them and you need a key to that corridor - so not as social as say bankside where all rooms are off massive corridors - that's my understanding of it, could be wrong but it's something like that (HH is like 5min away from LSE so Defo has location advantage)
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    (Original post by VedikaA)
    Where did you find out that it costs £50 to swap?


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    My dad read the terms & conditions - its in there somewhere along with a load of other things that need to happen. Dont matter to me cos I'm not swapping
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    (Original post by Audi)
    I got my third choice of accommodation which was a high Holborn single. I've seen a few posts of people looking to swap from high Holborn to Bankside, why so? Is HH a bad hall? ������

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    I got allocated HH as well and it was my 2nd choice.
    Did you by any chance for the questions about what factors are most important to you, put "A good Social life?" I spoke to a friend at LSE, and he seems to think they are trying to make HH a more 'social' accommodation by grouping together the more 'outgoing' individuals. If you didn't, then he was obviously just talking complete BS, and it's just a fairly random process.
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    (Original post by JamjamjamT)
    My dad read the terms & conditions - its in there somewhere along with a load of other things that need to happen. Dont matter to me cos I'm not swapping
    Alright thanks
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    (Original post by MrBowcat)
    I got allocated HH as well and it was my 2nd choice.
    Did you by any chance for the questions about what factors are most important to you, put "A good Social life?" I spoke to a friend at LSE, and he seems to think they are trying to make HH a more 'social' accommodation by grouping together the more 'outgoing' individuals. If you didn't, then he was obviously just talking complete BS, and it's just a fairly random process.
    Its too expensive to be social imo
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    (Original post by MrBowcat)
    I got allocated HH as well and it was my 2nd choice.
    Did you by any chance for the questions about what factors are most important to you, put "A good Social life?" I spoke to a friend at LSE, and he seems to think they are trying to make HH a more 'social' accommodation by grouping together the more 'outgoing' individuals. If you didn't, then he was obviously just talking complete BS, and it's just a fairly random process.
    I put good social life so chances are I could be joining you lot
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    (Original post by Askaud)
    Its too expensive to be social imo
    Agreed
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    (Original post by MrBowcat)
    I got allocated HH as well and it was my 2nd choice.
    Did you by any chance for the questions about what factors are most important to you, put "A good Social life?" I spoke to a friend at LSE, and he seems to think they are trying to make HH a more 'social' accommodation by grouping together the more 'outgoing' individuals. If you didn't, then he was obviously just talking complete BS, and it's just a fairly random process.
    Interesting, I did indeed but social life as 1st! Is it not usually considered to be a social hall?
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    Hey guys! I already live in london but I still applied to Bankside and HH. all my mates applied and wanted to be in Bankside because of its social aspect. and tbh im not going to lse to work - i'll some how scrape a 2:1 and gtfo... Clubbing all the way boys
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    (Original post by drgainz)
    Hey guys! I already live in london but I still applied to Bankside and HH. all my mates applied and wanted to be in Bankside because of its social aspect. and tbh im not going to lse to work - i'll some how scrape a 2:1 and gtfo... Clubbing all the way boys
    Thought you were going to Warwick?
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    (Original post by drgainz)
    Hey guys! I already live in london but I still applied to Bankside and HH. all my mates applied and wanted to be in Bankside because of its social aspect. and tbh im not going to lse to work - i'll some how scrape a 2:1 and gtfo... Clubbing all the way boys
    You are on point
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    (Original post by JamjamjamT)
    Thought you were going to Warwick?
    lse firm
    warwick insurance

    (Original post by jchap9776)
    You are on point
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    (Original post by drgainz)
    Hey guys! I already live in london but I still applied to Bankside and HH. all my mates applied and wanted to be in Bankside because of its social aspect. and tbh im not going to lse to work - i'll some how scrape a 2:1 and gtfo... Clubbing all the way boys
    This kid knows how it's done
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    (Original post by Audi)
    Interesting, I did indeed but social life as 1st! Is it not usually considered to be a social hall?
    Oh, so he might have been talking sense. Yeah that's the thing I don't understand, HH is usually very social anyway. Maybe they're doing a social experiment to see how HAM we can go.
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    (Original post by Soekblas)
    Pourquoi es-tu aussi catégorique entre LSE et Impérial ? Elles se valent non ?



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    Mouais, mais lse est plus reconnue mondialement et impérial est trop axé sciences alors que lse je peux mixer
    Maths et eco
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    Everyone's talking about accommodation and I feel like going crazy still waiting for a decision on my application for International Relations.
 
 
 
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