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    So I currently have 4 offers, including my firm (Manchester) I need to choose my insurance from the following list

    Man Met
    Hull
    Nottingham Trent

    I will be studying information systems.

    Would love to get perspectives on these unis.

    Thanks

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    Have you visited any of the universities? If not, you might want to hold off making a decision as they may invite you to visit days next term, so you could have a look at things like accomadation and find out a bit more about the course. If they don't, you could still visit and arrange to have a look around the campus/facilities.

    What grades are they asking for, and what grades is the offer you think you are likely to firm?

    Remember, you have months still to make a decision, so you don't have to rush into anything.
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    Thanks for the reply, I am predicted D*DD in my BTEC they are all DMM offers. My Manchester offer is D*DD. I visited Man Met but if I chose to go there I would need to stay in private accomadation which is a big minus for me.

    I'm also thinking about the fact that most of the people I know live in Manchester and I can't decide whether it's a blessing or a curse as I wonder if I won't meet as many new people as I could end up only going out with them.

    How do I find information about visit days? I literally got all 4 offers today within 2 hours of each others so I am a bit clueless.



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    (Original post by Joshmcl26)
    Thanks for the reply, I am predicted D*DD in my BTEC they are all DMM offers. My Manchester offer is D*DD. I visited Man Met but if I chose to go there I would need to stay in private accomadation which is a big minus for me.

    I'm also thinking about the fact that most of the people I know live in Manchester and I can't decide whether it's a blessing or a curse as I wonder if I won't meet as many new people as I could end up only going out with them.

    How do I find information about visit days? I literally got all 4 offers today within 2 hours of each others so I am a bit clueless.



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    The university will send you information on visit days/offers holder days. However, you could look on their websites or send an email to ask them if it's something they do.

    Congrats on all the offers.

    Maybe try making a pros/cons list of each location/course to help you decide? I would be wary of comitting to somewhere I hadn't visited at all though.
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    (Original post by SlowlorisIncognito)
    The university will send you information on visit days/offers holder days. However, you could look on their websites or send an email to ask them if it's something they do.

    Congrats on all the offers.
    Thanks.

    And Thanks for the advice.


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    congratulations on all your offers! I might end up at Manchester too

    As for which to choose, I'm going to give you advice based on my priorities, so not everyone will agree with what I say:

    Hull. For me, it's a no-brainer, Hull is the "best" university of those three, the other two are new ex-polys that have yet to establish themselves, so a degree from them might not be worth nearly as much as one from Hull, which was established in the 20s and is very good for some subjects.

    I asked my dad about your course (he works in software architecture, so I thought it might be relevant) and he told me that when he looks through a pile of CVs for a job, the ex-polys go at the bottom, places like Oxbridge and LSE (along with other russle groups) go on top and places like Hull, Kent, Sussex, Essex etc get the "you are clearly a competent and pretty intellegent person, let's see how you do at interview" pile. So, form this, I think that if you're looking for a career related to your course, employers will look better on Hull than either of the ex-polys...

    Just that perspective, not everyone agrees, hope it's helpful!
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    congratulations on all your offers! I might end up at Manchester too

    As for which to choose, I'm going to give you advice based on my priorities, so not everyone will agree with what I say:

    Hull. For me, it's a no-brainer, Hull is the "best" university of those three, the other two are new ex-polys that have yet to establish themselves, so a degree from them might not be worth nearly as much as one from Hull, which was established in the 20s and is very good for some subjects.

    I asked my dad about your course (he works in software architecture, so I thought it might be relevant) and he told me that when he looks through a pile of CVs for a job, the ex-polys go at the bottom, places like Oxbridge and LSE (along with other russle groups) go on top and places like Hull, Kent, Sussex, Essex etc get the "you are clearly a competent and pretty intellegent person, let's see how you do at interview" pile. So, form this, I think that if you're looking for a career related to your course, employers will look better on Hull than either of the ex-polys...

    Just that perspective, not everyone agrees, hope it's helpful!
    Thanks for your input
 
 
 

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