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    So I originally applied to all my unis for Physics entry 2013, but I changed my mind about 2 months ago and I really wanted to do mechanical engineering. After a lot of emails and explanations, I got an offer for mechanical engineering at manchester and ucl. After this, I found YinI, and I thought it sounded great, so I asked the two unis about a gap year - they seemed really positive about it (especially with a good reason), so I was all set. If I get into YinI, I can do it during a gap year.

    (btw, YinI stands for year in industry - a year in industry with an engineering company)

    ...Then came Imperial. I honestly thought I didn't get in because they were quiet until about the end of March - everyone told me it was a silent 'no'. But then... I got a Physics offer from them, and of course it would be too late for me to change to -any- engineering course right now. But all my teachers were telling me how I should just transfer courses when I get in at sept 13 into something I like;; I still haven't made my mind up completely about this. The trouble is that I absolutely -loved- Imperial when I visited it, and it's close to my house - which is a big plus for me.

    So it's either going to be my favourite university or favourite course - but I'm leaning on favourite uni more, so I think my firm will be imperial, and 2nd choice will be UCL?

    YinI contacted me today about attending their CV workshop today, and I'm really not sure now. I don't really have a chance with Imperial letting me have a gap year at this stage with PHYSICS, right? Especially when YinI is based on engineering...

    Thanks for reading, and I'd really appreciate some replies from you guys!
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    Best thing to do is to email them and find out! I know they definitely let you defer for a year with engineering (as i did) but not 100% sure whether they do or not with Physics. I think they would let you, but its best to find out.

    Btw manchester is amazing. Its my insurance for mech eng and i am wishing it was better than imperial for my course right now because its just sick.
 
 
 
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