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    (Original post by IceKidd)
    cheers!

    can i ask, did they have this email update system going on last year aswell. if so do you know what happens after the 5 week email?
    I applied last year. They didn't.
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    (Original post by CD315)
    I applied last year. They didn't.
    Were you accepted or rejected last year?
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    (Original post by kingmango)
    Were you accepted or rejected last year?
    I was rejected.
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    (Original post by CD315)
    I was rejected.
    Did you request feedback on why you were rejected? Your profile must have been very strong, even back then (I know, LSE is very competitive, but even so...)
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    (Original post by CD315)
    I was rejected.
    Were your predicted grades 4A*s back then too? Also, I've just read somewhere that a smaller percentage of maths applicants are accepted for LSE than cambridge, LSE have an offer rate of 20% whereas cambridge was around 40%, would you say that seems accurate?
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    (Original post by bluebell_flames)
    Did you request feedback on why you were rejected? Your profile must have been very strong, even back then (I know, LSE is very competitive, but even so...)

    (Original post by kingmango)
    Were your predicted grades 4A*s back then too? Also, I've just read somewhere that a smaller percentage of maths applicants are accepted for LSE than cambridge, LSE have an offer rate of 20% whereas cambridge was around 40%, would you say that seems accurate?
    I was predicted A*A*A*A*, GCSEs were 5A* 4A 1B; slightly below average. Also, I didn't think my personal statement was very compelling. Hopefully this year they'll give me an offer, right?

    And yes, those statistics sound correct. However I think it's less than 40% for Cambridge.. Maybe 25/30%!
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    (Original post by CD315)
    I was predicted A*A*A*A*, GCSEs were 5A* 4A 1B; slightly below average. Also, I didn't think my personal statement was very compelling. Hopefully this year they'll give me an offer, right?

    And yes, those statistics sound correct. However I think it's less than 40% for Cambridge.. Maybe 25/30%!
    Okay, thanks for the response, and I'd be extremely surprised if you didn't get an offer this year
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    (Original post by bluebell_flames)
    Okay, thanks for the response, and I'd be extremely surprised if you didn't get an offer this year
    I sure hope so
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    Hi guys

    I got a rejection several days ago. I asked for a detailed feedback and they said although I showed interest and enthusiasm for the subject, I did not include my personal views and did not go into too much details. In particular, I mentioned Maths as a relevant subject for Econ, but other applicants could do much better with elaborating on the Mathsy side of econ.

    Did you guys really put your personal views on things? How extensive were you on Maths? (those received the five weeks letter)

    Thanks!
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    (Original post by smashzeJ)
    Hi guys

    I got a rejection several days ago. I asked for a detailed feedback and they said although I showed interest and enthusiasm for the subject, I did not include my personal views and did not go into too much details. In particular, I mentioned Maths as a relevant subject for Econ, but other applicants could do much better with elaborating on the Mathsy side of econ.

    Did you guys really put your personal views on things? How extensive were you on Maths? (those received the five weeks letter)

    Thanks!
    Did you apply for straight econ or maths and econ?
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    (Original post by kingmango)
    Did you apply for straight econ or maths and econ?
    Straight econ sir.
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    That's so weird, my 2 weeks ended up few days ago and I still didn't receive nothing from IR / Politics and philosophy whereas I just had to wait 5 days to receive the 5 week email from Social policy and sociology...


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    (Original post by smashzeJ)
    Hi guys

    I got a rejection several days ago. I asked for a detailed feedback and they said although I showed interest and enthusiasm for the subject, I did not include my personal views and did not go into too much details. In particular, I mentioned Maths as a relevant subject for Econ, but other applicants could do much better with elaborating on the Mathsy side of econ.

    Did you guys really put your personal views on things? How extensive were you on Maths? (those received the five weeks letter)

    Thanks!
    What did your personal statement centre around? Did you mention particular fields within economics, or just economics in general?


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    (Original post by smashzeJ)
    Straight econ sir.
    I'm sorry to hear that. May I ask for your GCSEs and AS? Did they even ask for UMS?
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    I a, so worried about my ps for accounting and finance! I really didn't show enough to what interests me about subject... Ah
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    I was an EU national applicant. I mentioned a few particular areas (monetary policy and financial markets).
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    (Original post by smashzeJ)
    Hi guys

    I got a rejection several days ago. I asked for a detailed feedback and they said although I showed interest and enthusiasm for the subject, I did not include my personal views and did not go into too much details. In particular, I mentioned Maths as a relevant subject for Econ, but other applicants could do much better with elaborating on the Mathsy side of econ.

    Did you guys really put your personal views on things? How extensive were you on Maths? (those received the five weeks letter)

    Thanks!
    I am extremely sorry to hear about your rejection. Regarding Maths, I only had 1 paragraph mentioning maths, and I talked about my favourite aspects such as how calculus could be applied to Econ and expanded into Lagrange Multipliers. And I just wrote about my competitions/achievements in maths. What did you do?

    As for personal views, I did an EPQ, so I got to include some there.
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    (Original post by Boy_wonder_95)
    I am extremely sorry to hear about your rejection. Regarding Maths, I only had 1 paragraph mentioning maths, and I talked about my favourite aspects such as how calculus could be applied to Econ and expanded into Lagrange Multipliers. And I just wrote about my competitions/achievements in maths. What did you do?

    As for personal views, I did an EPQ, so I got to include some there.
    Well I just put that I undertook several additional maths lessons and it taught me how to tackle problems logically - then I mentioned I took a course at Coursera (modeling) which raise my awareness on the mathematical side of the subject. Although I did have some quite good competition results related to econ, I did not have any on Maths - and considering that there are like 15 applicants per place, "I am guessing" there were guys who excelled in both.
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    (Original post by norah_bellefleur)
    When did you send off your application/receive the 2-week email? Also, are you a UK applicant or International?
    Sent the application on Oct 14, the 2-week email came two days after. I'm an EU applicant.
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    (Original post by smashzeJ)
    Well I just put that I undertook several additional maths lessons and it taught me how to tackle problems logically - then I mentioned I took a course at Coursera (modeling) which raise my awareness on the mathematical side of the subject. Although I did have some quite good competition results related to econ, I did not have any on Maths - and considering that there are like 15 applicants per place, "I am guessing" there were guys who excelled in both.
    I am applying Maths and Econ and I did 50/50 on both sides. I am quite worry about my application after reading this. May I ask when did you send off your UCAS?
 
 
 
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