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    I just got a rejection from lse for economics and it has been really daunting. Now I've grown really worried because the feedback given to me was that my personal statement did not show commitment and passion? However my principal and teachers have all thought that my personal statement was strong. It's really confusing
    I got 4As in AS and I am predicted 4A*s for A2( plus A in an extra AS subject!)

    Plus I'm really paranoid


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    LSE put a lot of emphasis on the PS, whereas Cambridge interview, so that may help you if there are issues with your PS. Schools don't always give the best PS advice and LSE do have some specific requirements, but there's nothing you can do about it now. UCL and Warwick will be a bit less competitive for economics than LSE, and may not place so much emphasis on the PS when making decisions.

    I know getting a rejection is really worrying, but please don't worry too much at this stage. Economics at LSE is one of the most competitive courses in the country, and lots of excellent applicants get rejected every year. All you can do is wait and see, and worrying about your PS won't help, especially if a university makes most of its decisions based entirely on grades.

    Obviously, we can't tell you your specific chances, as we don't know the standard of applicants you are up against for places on the other courses.

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by SlowlorisIncognito)
    LSE put a lot of emphasis on the PS, whereas Cambridge interview, so that may help you if there are issues with your PS. Schools don't always give the best PS advice and LSE do have some specific requirements, but there's nothing you can do about it now. UCL and Warwick will be a bit less competitive for economics than LSE, and may not place so much emphasis on the PS when making decisions.

    I know getting a rejection is really worrying, but please don't worry too much at this stage. Economics at LSE is one of the most competitive courses in the country, and lots of excellent applicants get rejected every year. All you can do is wait and see, and worrying about your PS won't help, especially if a university makes most of its decisions based entirely on grades.

    Obviously, we can't tell you your specific chances, as we don't know the standard of applicants you are up against for places on the other courses.

    Good luck!
    Thank you! I hope at least ucl can give me an offer, keeping my fingers crossed!


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    I'm yet to send my application, but will be applying to the same universities as you apart from Cambridge.
    UCL sends a good amount of offers since it usually gets its place in the top 5 universities of good students.
    Best of luck!
 
 
 

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