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    Sent mine two weeks ago,

    Oxford(Brasenose)
    Durham
    Warwick
    Southhampton
    Sussex

    Anyone got any offers from any of these yet?
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    (Original post by ITrocks)
    So far no offers, but got an interview with Cambridge on the 21st October (international student). Reading loads of articles/books now because I feel SO UNPREPARED!! Any advice?

    Good luck to everybody!
    How did it go? What did you do?
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    Cambridge (Jesus)
    Nottingham
    Warwick
    Bristol
    Bath

    Pretty nervous since they're all ridiculously competitive (or higher) on TAELT.
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    You should all come to lancaster :ninja:
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    (Original post by cambo211)
    You should all come to lancaster :ninja:
    is lancaster any good for economic?
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    (Original post by Wezzler)
    is lancaster any good for economic?
    Having never studied anywhere else i can't compare it.

    I don't know what it's position is in the league table any more and if i did i wouldn't care.

    From the few weeks i've been here it seems brilliant, the staff are all incredibly helpful and knowledgeable and it has a very active economics society who arrange guest speakers to come and speak to us about different areas of economics.
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    Soton ftw tbh.

    Good luck people.
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    (Original post by Deshi)
    Soton ftw tbh.

    Good luck people.
    I'm applying soton, any good?
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    (Original post by Wezzler)
    I'm applying soton, any good?
    Yeah its pretty good. I've enjoyed it a lot so far.
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    (Original post by vaghela1)
    I love how economics is used in the financial markets and how it is used by businesses to make decisions.

    Essentialy I like the strategic thinking aspect of economics and am trying to aviod the mathematical side of it as much as possible.

    At the same time i want a economics related degree that will be respected by the top financial institutions.

    I am aware there is degrees in Economics
    Economics and Finance
    Economic History

    Are there any others? And WHICH ONE IS MOST SUITABLE FOR ME?
    Then economics is not for you. Do business studies or management.
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    (Original post by housey11)
    Sent mine two weeks ago,

    Oxford(Brasenose)
    Durham
    Warwick
    Southhampton
    Sussex

    Anyone got any offers from any of these yet?
    Sussex vs Surrey-which one is the better?
    Also, is that more of a safety?
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    (Original post by vaghela1)
    I love how economics is used in the financial markets and how it is used by businesses to make decisions.

    Essentialy I like the strategic thinking aspect of economics and am trying to aviod the mathematical side of it as much as possible.

    At the same time i want a economics related degree that will be respected by the top financial institutions.

    I am aware there is degrees in Economics
    Economics and Finance
    Economic History

    Are there any others? And WHICH ONE IS MOST SUITABLE FOR ME?
    Go in for a BA in economics.
    Not at places like oxbridge and durham though, cause they are more quantitative and focus on maths.
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    Choices in sig, I am still undecided on my last choice. Any advice would be great.
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    (Original post by Wezzler)
    Choices in sig, I am still undecided on my last choice. Any advice would be great.
    Go for Durham. You have said you would rather go to Birmingham or Soton than York, and you will be very likely to get an offer from those two, so you might as well take a risk with Durham.
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    GCSES: 4A* 6As
    AS : AAAA
    A2 predictions : A*AA

    Applying to LSE, UCL, Warwick, leicester and bristol

    Can somebody realistically rate my chances with the first 3 unis in question.
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    (Original post by shay_5293)
    GCSES: 4A* 6As
    AS : AAAA
    A2 predictions : A*AA

    Applying to LSE, UCL, Warwick, leicester and bristol

    Can somebody realistically rate my chances with the first 3 unis in question.
    Should of put birmingham or southampton in there instead of lse/ucl. Definitely don't have lse and ucl, as if one rejects you then the other will probably also reject you. Lse(if you really want to),warwick,notts,bristol, birmingham/southampton.
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    (Original post by shay_5293)
    GCSES: 4A* 6As
    AS : AAAA
    A2 predictions : A*AA

    Applying to LSE, UCL, Warwick, leicester and bristol

    Can somebody realistically rate my chances with the first 3 unis in question.
    Why Leicester and not somewhere like Birmingham, Exeter or York?
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    (Original post by shay_5293)
    GCSES: 4A* 6As
    AS : AAAA
    A2 predictions : A*AA

    Applying to LSE, UCL, Warwick, leicester and bristol

    Can somebody realistically rate my chances with the first 3 unis in question.
    Don't go for UCL. A friend with 3A*s at GCSE (+predicted 4 at a level) was specifically told not to apply because of his GCSEs. Also, is there is any particular reason why you went for Leicester? I would get rid of UCL, Leicester, and put in Birmingham/Southampton and somewhere else in TAELT 6-11.
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    leicester was a safe backup with ABB. Erm wouldn't u say that LSE have greater emphasis on the GCSEs than UCL and plus my A2 are maths econ and physics! The more traditional A levels!
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    Warwick
    Bath
    Nottingham
    Bristol
    Surrey



    4 A* 5 A 1 B GCSE
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