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    (Original post by Con08)
    I thought it was really nice too! I'm from scotland so I already have close to the typical entry requirements so I'm hoping with a good ps and reference I could sneak an unconditional! The halls weren't brilliant but nothing which I couldn't stay in
    Good luck! Let me know when you hear back! Yeah the halls aren't the best ever but I like the look of Blackfriars or Sciennes!
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    Reeeeeaaally dont want to wait until January for my first offer. I have no motivation to work right now.


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    (Original post by EHZ17)
    At a Cambridge open day the economics tutor said that if you put capital on your PS they firstly would believe that you read all of it and secondly they would know for certain you wouldn't understand it as she said (most likely exaggerating) that some tutors will find it tough to read. I don't think it is common reading, it's the product of serious empirical research aimed at academics. If you do read it, let me know how you get on!


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    I can say I did read all 600 pages of it, it was quite interesting, although, there were literally just pages and pages of data used to back up his arguments. If I'm being honest it was much drier than the other book I read and some of his solutions to the issues did strike me as unfeasible.

    Weird isn't it though how some universities were super keen on recommending it, like I can't stress how much the guy at warwick did, and others weren't


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    To anyone who is applying for LSE, have they got the questionnaire yet? I did just now
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    (Original post by pyrrhusofepirus)
    To anyone who is applying for LSE, have they got the questionnaire yet? I did just now
    Nope. Today is the end of my second week. Received the 2 week email on 6 Oct and nothing since then. Im an international applicant though.
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    I just received the questionnaire form from LSE, anyone else done it?
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    Just done the LSE questionnaire too, no issues really, pretty simple.
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    (Original post by 789tom789)
    Just done the LSE questionnaire too, no issues really, pretty simple.
    Think I put the wrong thing down for my LSE ID number but oh well. Done now.

    I put the one that is usually as the subject heading on many of my emails from LSE. It looked similar to the example they gave above the box on the questionnaire so I'm guessing its that!
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    (Original post by EHZ17)
    Think I put the wrong thing down for my LSE ID number but oh well. Done now.

    I put the one that is usually as the subject heading on many of my emails from LSE. It looked similar to the example they gave above the box on the questionnaire so I'm guessing its that!
    Yeah you put the right thing.
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    I haven't had an email from LSE about a questionnaire yet - should I be worried? What do you write in the questionnaire? Thanks x
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    (Original post by tomixox)
    I haven't had an email from LSE about a questionnaire yet - should I be worried? What do you write in the questionnaire? Thanks x
    Two weeks ago LSE emailed me saying they were considering my personal statement and application, and said they'll get back to me in two weeks.

    Two weeks later, today, I got the questionnaire and filled that in. It just asks you to fill in UMS scores for your maths units and other subjects, and if you're not doing Further Maths they want to know why.

    I don't know when you last heard from them but you shouldn't worry about them not replying because they'll get back to you at some point!
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    (Original post by mwatters)
    Two weeks ago LSE emailed me saying they were considering my personal statement and application, and said they'll get back to me in two weeks.

    Two weeks later, today, I got the questionnaire and filled that in. It just asks you to fill in UMS scores for your maths units and other subjects, and if you're not doing Further Maths they want to know why.

    I don't know when you last heard from them but you shouldn't worry about them not replying because they'll get back to you at some point!
    Personally I think it's unfair asking why you don't do further maths. It's not a requirement for the course.
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    (Original post by 789tom789)
    Personally I think it's unfair asking why you don't do further maths. It's not a requirement for the course.
    Well they do say that it is highly recommended to be fair
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    (Original post by pyrrhusofepirus)
    Well they do say that it is highly recommended to be fair
    But they don't require it. Therefore why must I do it? Bizarre.
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    (Original post by 789tom789)
    But they don't require it. Therefore why must I do it? Bizarre.
    It's not bizarre that LSE recommends applicants to do Further Maths when the course they'll be doing at LSE is so heavily maths based. They're not saying you HAVE to do it, but when you get to university it'll no doubt be extremely beneficial seeing as those who have done Further Maths will have done 6 more maths module than something just doing A Level Maths.
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    I have done AS further maths but dropped it for A2. I am predicted 3A*s - do you think saying "I wanted to focus on getting the best grades possible in the 3 subjects while also doing an EPQ" would be valid reason for not doing A2 FM?

    Just so you know, I know a lot of you guys are doing 4A2s and an EPQ so me saying that doesn't mean much lol - tbh, I regret not sticking with with A2 further maths but its too late now
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    (Original post by mwatters)
    It's not bizarre that LSE recommends applicants to do Further Maths when the course they'll be doing at LSE is so heavily maths based. They're not saying you HAVE to do it, but when you get to university it'll no doubt be extremely beneficial seeing as those who have done Further Maths will have done 6 more maths module than something just doing A Level Maths.
    Woah there. I can see why they recommend and I completely agree. The fact they're asking me for why I didn't do it suggested to me it's basically compulsory, and I find that bizarre, NOT the fact they recommend it strongly.
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    (Original post by groovyd97)
    I have done AS further maths but dropped it for A2. I am predicted 3A*s - do you think saying "I wanted to focus on getting the best grades possible in the 3 subjects while also doing an EPQ" would be valid reason for not doing A2 FM?

    Just so you know, I know a lot of you guys are doing 4A2s and an EPQ so me saying that doesn't mean much lol - tbh, I regret not sticking with with A2 further maths but its too late now
    You're putting yourself down too much. Obviously I don't know all your details but you sound like a very strong applicant. What's done is done, just try to chill a bit
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    Has anyone got an offer from Warwick L100?
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    (Original post by 789tom789)
    Woah there. I can see why they recommend and I completely agree. The fact they're asking me for why I didn't do it suggested to me it's basically compulsory, and I find that bizarre, NOT the fact they recommend it strongly.
    Hah sorry for coming on strongly, I guess they're just going to be curious as to why someone applying there didn't do Further Maths when it's known they do sort of want to see it. Lots of the time colleges might not offer it and so they're going to want to know that rather than make assumptions as to why someone didn't take it.
 
 
 
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