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    Hi guys,

    I have been weighing between KCL and St Andrews for an undergraduate degree in Philosophy for the past few months but then LSE decided to give me an unconditional today, which just adds to the mind-boggling confusion I already have. I am still waiting for UCL's reply. Each school seems to have their own strengths and shortfalls, and I am frankly caught in a conundrum as to which school to attend!

    Is there anyone here that can share their views? It will be great if I can get some information from people who have actually studied there, e.g. about the curriculum of the course, quality of teaching, level of engagement of professors with their students, intellectual climate etc. (I am from overseas so it's difficult for me to travel over.)

    Thanks a lot in advance!

    UPDATE: just got an unconditional from UCL too!
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    I have offers from UCL, KCL and St Andrews. I applied to LSE, but they rejected me. Same course as you. Wondering what people have to say, as well.
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    Really, that's cool!

    But if you did get into LSE which one would you choose?

    Since LSE's faculty is so attuned towards philosophy of science/rational choice theory while UCL's faculty has more general interests, it can be hard to decide whether one want to specialize now. D:
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    I have offers from UCL and King's, rejected by LSE, still waiting to hear from St. Andrews (applied to Philosophy & Social Anthropology). If St. Andrews decides to give me an offer, I have to make a difficult decision between it and UCL - even though UCL feels better, as a EU student by choosing St. Andrews I would be saving a lot of money. Anyway, for me as well it would be really helpful to hear current or ex-students' thoughts!
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    UCL does feel better; with a broader foundation I am even inclined to choose it over LSE! But LSE's smaller class size does make it more tempting somewhat, and so many people from my country (Singapore) go to UCL that it's not even funny anymore. :/
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    (Original post by Tuulia)
    I have offers from UCL and King's, rejected by LSE, still waiting to hear from St. Andrews (applied to Philosophy & Social Anthropology). If St. Andrews decides to give me an offer, I have to make a difficult decision between it and UCL - even though UCL feels better, as a EU student by choosing St. Andrews I would be saving a lot of money. Anyway, for me as well it would be really helpful to hear current or ex-students' thoughts!
    Why does UCL feel better? I'd say St Andrews has a philosophy faculty at least as good if not better than UCL's. There's plenty of reason to take the St Andrews offer (if it comes - good luck) besides cost.
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    Hi,
    As I'm in a similar situation now, having received offers from both KCL and UCL and waiting to hear from the LSE, I'd like to ask you how you decided in the end and whether you like the uni you went for.
    Help much appreciated! :-)

    (Original post by nigh_euphoria)
    Hi guys,

    I have been weighing between KCL and St Andrews for an undergraduate degree in Philosophy for the past few months but then LSE decided to give me an unconditional today, which just adds to the mind-boggling confusion I already have. I am still waiting for UCL's reply. Each school seems to have their own strengths and shortfalls, and I am frankly caught in a conundrum as to which school to attend!

    Is there anyone here that can share their views? It will be great if I can get some information from people who have actually studied there, e.g. about the curriculum of the course, quality of teaching, level of engagement of professors with their students, intellectual climate etc. (I am from overseas so it's difficult for me to travel over.)

    Thanks a lot in advance!

    UPDATE: just got an unconditional from UCL too!
 
 
 
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