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    Just thought I'd start a quick thread for applicants/offer holders or even people already on the course!

    Grades/Universities/How your finding the course and LSE!

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    Has noone applied for this course? Hopefully not! = OFFERS haha
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    Hehe I'm applying for this course with predicted grades of 40 points I.B. (7, 7, 6 in HL Maths, Psychology and English B respectively).

    I decided to apply for this because of my interests in Psychology and Sociology. Plus I'm really interested in being a manager in future. I am holding three other offers already from WBS, Exeter and Edinburgh in this field, so quite chill even if being rejected by my first choice LSE. WBS is really good though.

    As this Friday was a rejection turn, hope that I'm gonna receive a new mail from LSE next Friday lol. If not, I have to wait until January which is really tough for one who is impatient like me.

    Are you applying for this course as well?
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    (Original post by chuchuchu)
    Hehe I'm applying for this course with predicted grades of 40 points I.B. (7, 7, 6 in HL Maths, Psychology and English B respectively).

    I decided to apply for this because of my interests in Psychology and Sociology. Plus I'm really interested in being a manager in future. I am holding three other offers already from WBS, Exeter and Edinburgh in this field, so quite chill even if being rejected by my first choice LSE. WBS is really good though.

    As this Friday was a rejection turn, hope that I'm gonna receive a new mail from LSE next Friday lol. If not, I have to wait until January which is really tough for one who is impatient like me.

    Are you applying for this course as well?
    Hey,

    Yeah I'm applying for this course as well! Like you, I have an interest in Psychology and Sociology and whilst learning Business (I know what your thinking already!) HR was one of my favourite disciplines.

    I've already done my AS+A2 and achieved AAAC in both AS+A2.

    GCSE's are poor though, and so I'm not keeping my hopes up! This is the course I really want an offer for as well..let's hope my PS which was tailored purely for LSE's course give me a nudge in the right direction!

    I've got offers, the main one being from UCL (which makes the blow of a rejection from LSE a little less painful!) for the ITMB which also seems interesting! :cool:
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    Woohoo UCL offer holding, well done xD

    So it means if you are lucky enough to be offered a place in LSE you would decline the one from UCL rite? We may become classmates later then

    You're taking a gap year? What subjects did you take in your AS/A2? I didn't take GCSEs or any equivalents so do not feel nervous about it.

    Yea about the PS, I'm in the same case as well. Applying to mostly Management or Business course but my PS is deliberately yelling 'HRM in LSE, HRM in LSE' lol. I have to admit that it was quite risky to tailor my ps towards to LSE only. But then, fortunately, other schools accepted it and no longer then gave me some love so quite happy right now.

    When did you submit your application? Mine had been sent around half-end October.
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    (Original post by chuchuchu)
    Woohoo UCL offer holding, well done xD

    So it means if you are lucky enough to be offered a place in LSE you would decline the one from UCL rite? We may become classmates later then

    You're taking a gap year? What subjects did you take in your AS/A2? I didn't take GCSEs or any equivalents so do not feel nervous about it.

    Yea about the PS, I'm in the same case as well. Applying to mostly Management or Business course but my PS is deliberately yelling 'HRM in LSE, HRM in LSE' lol. I have to admit that it was quite risky to tailor my ps towards to LSE only. But then, fortunately, other schools accepted it and no longer then gave me some love so quite happy right now.

    When did you submit your application? Mine had been sent around half-end October.
    Yeah if LSE give me a place, I will decline UCL, though I do love UCL!
    Taking a year out travelling to Nepal..I did Psychology, Philosophy and Ethics, Business, Gen Studs (Not the most traditional but by LSE rule, I've got two traditional subjects there + Business is acceptable for this course!) How come you did not take GCSEs or equivalents?
    Argh, I would love an offer for this course! It is perfect for me as it combines HR, Psychology, Sociology, Economics! It would be so interesting!

    Hope you don't mind me asking this..but what are you like socially? I hear a great deal of people going to LSE who do nothing but work, work and work. Of course this is essential if given the opportunity to study at such an institute but I believe a balance between work and going out/having a good time with friends is also essential! :cool:
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    I don't have GCSEs or equivalent results because I'm just doing my Sixth Form IB in UK and my secondary qualification back in my country is not well recognised enough to be considered. So what did you include in your PS generally then?

    I am kind of sociable and easy to get on well with other people but quite... nerdy if it is a right word to describe myself. Most of the time I'm spending on reading books and doing something off-syllabus since I don't find myself being challenged by the I.B. system. . If you sit in the same table with me for a meal I would have enough topics to keep you out of boredom. And yea. I know a girl who is one year older than me, studying Accounting and Finance in LSE. She's quite a studying person so I am not expecting to go to LSE in the morning and hanging out in the club in the late evening
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    (Original post by chuchuchu)
    I don't have GCSEs or equivalent results because I'm just doing my Sixth Form IB in UK and my secondary qualification back in my country is not well recognised enough to be considered. So what did you include in your PS generally then?

    I am kind of sociable and easy to get on well with other people but quite... nerdy if it is a right word to describe myself. Most of the time I'm spending on reading books and doing something off-syllabus since I don't find myself being challenged by the I.B. system. . If you sit in the same table with me for a meal I would have enough topics to keep you out of boredom. And yea. I know a girl who is one year older than me, studying Accounting and Finance in LSE. She's quite a studying person so I am not expecting to go to LSE in the morning and hanging out in the club in the late evening
    I definitely wouldn't expect to go to LSE and be out every single night. But I would like to enjoy my time there (if I was to get in!).
    I know it is stupid to worry about the social side for two reasons..a.) The chances of getting in are ridiculous and so I probably wont even come across this problem! b.) There will be a wide variety of people at the LSE!

    Really hope we both hear from LSE this friday!
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    (Original post by Chrisl12345)
    I definitely wouldn't expect to go to LSE and be out every single night. But I would like to enjoy my time there (if I was to get in!).
    I know it is stupid to worry about the social side for two reasons..a.) The chances of getting in are ridiculous and so I probably wont even come across this problem! b.) There will be a wide variety of people at the LSE!

    Really hope we both hear from LSE this friday!
    Well yeah but I'm not quite sure. LSE has a wide range of nationalities which may lead to stereotype. I mean like people who have the same nationality will play and only get along with others.

    Hope we are in the same department next year!
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    (Original post by chuchuchu)
    Well yeah but I'm not quite sure. LSE has a wide range of nationalities which may lead to stereotype. I mean like people who have the same nationality will play and only get along with others.

    Hope we are in the same department next year!
    I hope so too buddy! Have you seen many applicants? I'm sure i've only seen about four applicants! I really hope so.. = more chance of gaining admission!
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    Nah where did you know the other two? I've only seen two so far ) and I don't think the system works like that. Look at Eco and Eco History, there were 38 candidates and they only picked one.
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    (Original post by chuchuchu)
    Nah where did you know the other two? I've only seen two so far ) and I don't think the system works like that. Look at Eco and Eco History, there were 38 candidates and they only picked one.
    It's a completely different course and department though, I doubt that if there were only 38 applicants for this course just 1 would be chosen..Of course, LSE has a reputation to uphold - however, it still has to gain a certain amount of people per course in order to pay for certain things!

    I hope they work like I have suggested anyway..Let's be honest it would be fantastic if they did for me and you!

    Would LSE be your firm? I'm presuming so?
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    (Original post by Chrisl12345)
    It's a completely different course and department though, I doubt that if there were only 38 applicants for this course just 1 would be chosen..Of course, LSE has a reputation to uphold - however, it still has to gain a certain amount of people per course in order to pay for certain things!

    I hope they work like I have suggested anyway..Let's be honest it would be fantastic if they did for me and you!

    Would LSE be your firm? I'm presuming so?
    True I hope we can have our offers by next Friday. I don't want to have nothing for my Christmas holiday and wait until January. It's killing me.

    I cannot say if it is my firm. It's my most favourite school but Warwick asks for higher entry requirement and has better rankings. How many decisions are you waiting for. The only choices I have left are LSE and King's College (Business Manegement).
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    (Original post by chuchuchu)
    True I hope we can have our offers by next Friday. I don't want to have nothing for my Christmas holiday and wait until January. It's killing me.

    I cannot say if it is my firm. It's my most favourite school but Warwick asks for higher entry requirement and has better rankings. How many decisions are you waiting for. The only choices I have left are LSE and King's College (Business Manegement).
    Rankings are hard to go by when LSE is involved due to the fact that it specialises in social sciences..I know that WBS is ranked 1st (the last time I checked) but I would seriously consider firming LSE if you get that chance! I guess it depends what you want from University and after University..The opportunities you gain by studying in London, especially at LSE..well..I would not turn them down! Your choice I guess though!
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    (Original post by Chrisl12345)
    Rankings are hard to go by when LSE is involved due to the fact that it specialises in social sciences..I know that WBS is ranked 1st (the last time I checked) but I would seriously consider firming LSE if you get that chance! I guess it depends what you want from University and after University..The opportunities you gain by studying in London, especially at LSE..well..I would not turn them down! Your choice I guess though!
    Well but it's weird to have a firm which requires less than an insurance choice (37 compared to 38 IB points) right... As I said, I would love to study in LSE but I'm not really because studying in London is really tough due to various extraneous factors, for example I am not certain if I can afford the living expenses for my three year undergraduate course. But mostly, about 90%, I would choose LSE over WBS (another school except from WBS would be my insurance), if my parent allows me to live in the one of most expensive places in the world.
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    (Original post by chuchuchu)
    Well but it's weird to have a firm which requires less than an insurance choice (37 compared to 38 IB points) right... As I said, I would love to study in LSE but I'm not really because studying in London is really tough due to various extraneous factors, for example I am not certain if I can afford the living expenses for my three year undergraduate course. But mostly, about 90%, I would choose LSE over WBS (another school except from WBS would be my insurance), if my parent allows me to live in the one of most expensive places in the world.
    Believe me, one thing about London for me is the costs. However, I've decided that this can actually be made as cheap (if not cheaper than other University cities).
    LSE has a far shorter academic year and so if you choose a hall such as Roseberry, this would equate to about £3100 per year (A 31 Week term). Food, provided you are cooking for yourself, can be made very healthy and can work out fairly cheap (just avoid the branded foods!) I have friends studying in Sheffield, Newcastle and so forth paying £4300 a year..Hopefully If I get in, this would save me £1200!
    Let me know your thoughts
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    (Original post by Chrisl12345)
    Believe me, one thing about London for me is the costs. However, I've decided that this can actually be made as cheap (if not cheaper than other University cities).
    LSE has a far shorter academic year and so if you choose a hall such as Roseberry, this would equate to about £3100 per year (A 31 Week term). Food, provided you are cooking for yourself, can be made very healthy and can work out fairly cheap (just avoid the branded foods!) I have friends studying in Sheffield, Newcastle and so forth paying £4300 a year..Hopefully If I get in, this would save me £1200!
    Let me know your thoughts
    Oh great. Thanks for your information. I didn't know LSE accommodation fee was that reasonable. I only heard from one of my friends studying there saying that she could not resign the contract for hall houses so that she also had to pay the fees during Christmas and Easter break when she was not even there.

    It's so good to have a gap year break and find out a lot essential stuffs about the school you are applying for. I hope you wouldn't mind if I asked you more questions in the future regarding LSE.
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    (Original post by chuchuchu)
    Oh great. Thanks for your information. I didn't know LSE accommodation fee was that reasonable. I only heard from one of my friends studying there saying that she could not resign the contract for hall houses so that she also had to pay the fees during Christmas and Easter break when she was not even there.

    It's so good to have a gap year break and find out a lot essential stuffs about the school you are applying for. I hope you wouldn't mind if I asked you more questions in the future regarding LSE.
    Of course you could ask me, I'm fairly sure that you will know just as much, if not more than me though!

    Really hoping for an offer this Friday..I'm bored of checking UCAS Track/checking forums to see who has offers!
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    (Original post by Chrisl12345)
    Of course you could ask me, I'm fairly sure that you will know just as much, if not more than me though!

    Really hoping for an offer this Friday..I'm bored of checking UCAS Track/checking forums to see who has offers!
    Hehe. Can you tell me something about the other two applicants for this course whom you know before? I'm just curious
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    (Original post by chuchuchu)
    Hehe. Can you tell me something about the other two applicants for this course whom you know before? I'm just curious

    I know nothing of them, I just saw one or two people post on the applicants thread (I think) HAHA..Sorry I can't help more! I want an offer for both of us this Friday!
 
 
 
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