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    Considering the education system....Exams, graduation etc...Which would you prefer to be part of?
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    British v American universities in particular would be interesting to discuss.

    *subscribes*
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    I have no knowledge of the American system, my answer is 100% biased and thus British.
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    For school, Britain; for university (and esp. grad school), the US.
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    (Original post by cambio wechsel)
    For school, Britain; for university (and esp. grad school), the US.
    Why is that?
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    (Original post by cambio wechsel)
    For school, Britain; for university (and esp. grad school), the US.
    US grad school seems better; why at undergrad level too, though?
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    (Original post by ScarletArrow)
    Why is that?
    (Original post by Alpha brah)
    US grad school seems better; why at undergrad level too, though?
    I think, and think it is widely agreed, that US grad school is objectively better. Undergrad would have been better in the more limited sense of 'better for me', and this for the breadth requirement and the time that can be taken to declare a major. I wasn't ready to choose at 17 and think many others aren't either.
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    US university endowment :coma:
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    (Original post by cambio wechsel)
    I think, and think it is widely agreed, that US grad school is objectively better. Undergrad would have been better in the more limited sense of 'better for me', and this for the breadth requirement and the time that can be taken to declare a major. I wasn't ready to choose at 17 and think many others aren't either.
    This is exactly why I am applying to study in the US alongside my UK application. I have so many interests other than the area I have applied to study in at the UK. For all I know, I could change my mind after a year of being exposed to other stuff.
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    US university endowment :coma:
    Dat massive endowment, though :coma:

    Bustin' all kinds of nuts, deep inside... :sexface:

    Wait, what? :eek:
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    (Original post by cambio wechsel)
    I think, and think it is widely agreed, that US grad school is objectively better. Undergrad would have been better in the more limited sense of 'better for me', and this for the breadth requirement and the time that can be taken to declare a major. I wasn't ready to choose at 17 and think many others aren't either.
    How is US grad school "objectively" better, at the risk of asking the obvious?

    I think their undergrad degrees would be better for me (I'm applying to both next year), but, if, say, I got a place at Cambridge versus a place at a top Ivy League institution (not sounding arrogant, I do have good grades/ECs ) I'm not honestly sure which I would choose.

    I think the Ivy League beats the Russell Group generally for undergrad. But Oxbridge specifically might be another matter.
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    (Original post by Alpha brah)
    Dat massive endowment, though :coma:

    Bustin' all kinds of nuts, deep inside... :sexface:

    Wait, what? :eek:
    Compare this list with this one (don't forget to sort in descending order!)
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    US all the way, I'd like to be in a sorority.
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    Ameriucan schools are way better than England.
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    I would like to go to university in the US. It would be easier to get sex and a girlfriend over there. The girls are confident and would give you attention instead of you needing to give them attention (which is the case in Britain).
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    Compare this list with this one (don't forget to sort in descending order!)


    Definitely shooting for those Ivies next autumn! :yep:
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    (Original post by Alpha brah)


    Definitely shooting for those Ivies next autumn! :yep:
    tbh though I'm a bit of a ******** and I don't actually know what the benefit is a huge endowment is lol

    I just assumed it would mean QUITE SIK facilities, research grants growing on trees
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    (Original post by Bassetts)
    I would like to go to university in the US. It would be easier to get sex and a girlfriend over there. The girls are confident and would give you attention instead of you needing to give them attention (which is the case in Britain).
    You would be the guy writing on /b/ about all the times you lost your spaghetti
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    tbh though I'm a bit of a ******** and I don't actually know what the benefit is a huge endowment is lol

    I just assumed it would mean QUITE SIK facilities, research grants growing on trees
    Pretty much anything money can buy (I assume, say, the Harvard treasurer knows how to spend stuff ). So better quality teaching because they can afford to hire the best lecturers, sports clubs and societies must get loads of funding for equipment etc., even affording university would be easier as they provide a lot more financial aid than British ones.

    Damn, this was some great incentive to aim for that. Thanks for sharing :hat:
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    (Original post by Alpha brah)
    Damn, this was some great incentive to aim for that. Thanks for sharing :hat:
    No problem brother
 
 
 
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