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    Hey guys :]

    Unfortunately i got rejected from both my firm and insurance uni choices this year. I was / am absolutely gutted as i worked really hard. So i am retaking a few modules and re applying for september 2011.

    The subject i applied to study i absolutely love. However my a level results are simply not good enough even if i do a few resits. I am very particular fussy on the location i want to study, and all the universities i love are simply too high requirements. There are two universities that have lower entry requirements (that i have already) but i am simply not happy with the small no city life location.

    I have just come to terms with the fact it is unrealistic for me to apply for this course again....

    A) It is for bright students (i may struggle with the course)
    B) The universities that offer the subject are limited and the ones i love are asking for high requirements and the ones im not interested in are the lower requirements.....

    Am i being ridiclous / selfish simply because i do not like the location and can't see myself living there?

    Would you recommend me choosing a different course that would be most suitable for my intelligence level and already have the requirements for in a place i like?

    Would be really grateful for feedback, thankyou :]
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    Hey guys :]

    Unfortunately i got rejected from both my firm and insurance uni choices this year. I was / am absolutely gutted as i worked really hard. So i am retaking a few modules and re applying for september 2011.

    The subject i applied to study i absolutely love. However my a level results are simply not good enough even if i do a few resits. I am very particular fussy on the location i want to study, and all the universities i love are simply too high requirements. There are two universities that have lower entry requirements (that i have already) but i am simply not happy with the small no city life location.

    I have just come to terms with the fact it is unrealistic for me to apply for this course again....

    A) It is for bright students (i may struggle with the course)
    B) The universities that offer the subject are limited and the ones i love are asking for high requirements and the ones im not interested in are the lower requirements.....

    Am i being ridiclous / selfish simply because i do not like the location and can't see myself living there?

    Would you recommend me choosing a different course that would be most suitable for my intelligence level and already have the requirements for in a place i like?

    Would be really grateful for feedback, thankyou :]
    On the whole I would recommend going for the course that really interests you, and being a bit more flexible about your requirements of a uni. Lower entry requirements do not equate to either a rubbish course or a rubbish uni.

    The risk of basing your choice on 'right uni' but 'compromise course' is that you won't be as motivated as you could be and will therefore do less well. A 2:1 from a so-called lesser uni is much more helpful to your prospects than a 2:2 or worse - perhaps even dropping out - from somewhere more 'prestigious'.
 
 
 
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