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    I'm sure you are intelligent enough to go to the top unis but I guess you are quite restricted if you can only apply to London ones. I don't think that being one year behind would put you at any disadvantage at all- in fact you could gain relevant work experience, save up money for university etc. so it could be beneficial. The fact is that internships are extremely competitive so having Oxbridge/LSE/UCL on your CV is gojng to put you at a significant advantage and IB/Broking firms do target those types of universities much more than others.
    Yeah I know because i check the entry requirements i can apply to edinburgh, bristol, birmingham, manchester and southampton :'(
    Personally i think i will be, since i was thinking i could do a masters straight after at a top uni and look really gd
    The internship for the summer is only available to inner London city youths with high aspirations , plus i hav worked at Barclay HQ last year so i made a few friends and i got a mentor who works at Swiss Re and shes got a music degree :confused: which has confused me a lot.......
    As seeing that you know a lot on this topic... do you think business managment is looked at in IB,etc or is economics much more empolyable?
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    Yeah I know because i check the entry requirements i can apply to edinburgh, bristol, birmingham, manchester and southampton :'(
    Personally i think i will be, since i was thinking i could do a masters straight after at a top uni and look really gd
    The internship for the summer is only available to inner London city youths with high aspirations , plus i hav worked at Barclay HQ last year so i made a few friends and i got a mentor who works at Swiss Re and shes got a music degree :confused: which has confused me a lot.......
    As seeing that you know a lot on this topic... do you think business managment is looked at in IB,etc or is economics much more empolyable?
    I'd say that Economics is the more respected degree so you've made a good decision course-wise. I've just noticed that you also hold an offer from City uni- that may be worth considering as your firm choice as they are a specialist in business related courses. I believe that Cass Business School is actually semi-targeted by IBs so you'd be able to network more at careers fairs/events there. I'd choose City over QMUL
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    I'd say that Economics is the more respected degree so you've made a good decision course-wise. I've just noticed that you also hold an offer from City uni- that may be worth considering as your firm choice as they are a specialist in business related courses. I believe that Cass Business School is actually semi-targeted by IBs so you'd be able to network more at careers fairs/events there. I'd choose City over QMUL
    ok :/ because i know city is very good for job prospects, i didnt even bother eco open day yesterday..... But from the people in City they all said that neither stand out and its down to work exp... I think i'll hav to do a masters :/.
    Do you know whether anyone got into a top uni for economics through adjustment?
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