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    Hey guys so I've just received my A level results and I failed basically. BCD.

    I got into Westminster for Law through clearing and I'm unsure if I really should stay and pay £40,000 for a law degree from Westminster. It is a great uni I'm not criticising it or anything its just I've been told the law industry is extremely competitive and I'm scared I'm putting myself at a disadvantage by not having a degree from a Russell Group uni.

    I have 3 options:
    1) Take a year out (I'll be 20 when I get to uni) work my a** off, AAB+ and apply for a better university.

    2) Continue with my Law degree at Westminster and try for a transfer to SOAS. Obviously I'd work on my a levels (retake 3 units) and try get a 1st or 2:1 in the first year.

    3) Or just get my degree from Westminster and apply for a masters in a more prestigious uni e.g. Kings, LSE etc?


    PLEASE HELP ME GUYS ALL YOUR OPINIONS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED!
 
 
 

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