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    I have an offer from a good uni, that's a russel group, for a course that I like but is not EXACTLY what I want. However they are still at the top of the league table for that course. I would also have to work quite hard for the grades.

    i also have an offer from a smaller less 'prestigious' uni where the course is exactly what I would like. I really like the uni and they are okay for my course, I just won't get the full 'uni experience' because they're ALOT smaller and the grades I can achieve easily

    shall I firm the prestigious uni or the smaller uni
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    Outside of Oxbridge, prestige isn't going to make a gigantic difference. University is (at least) three years of your life so you need to make the best choice for you. So it's a matter of whether you want the course that's exactly what you want or the bigger university atmosphere. With regards to grades, if that's the deciding factor, then you can always firm the higher offer and have the lower offer as your insurance. Genuinely wanting to go to your firm and your insurance is a great position to be in.
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    (Original post by mollysofia)
    Help me out here

    I have an offer from a good uni, that's a russel group, for a course that I like but is not EXACTLY what I want. However they are still at the top of the league table for that course. I would also have to work quite hard for the grades.

    i also have an offer from a smaller less 'prestigious' uni where the course is exactly what I would like. I really like the uni and they are okay for my course, I just won't get the full 'uni experience' because they're ALOT smaller and the grades I can achieve easily

    shall I firm the prestigious uni or the smaller uni
    If you didn't apply for Oxbridge then don't worry because it wouldn't matter.
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    Do what makes you happy.
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    (Original post by TroyAndAbed)
    Outside of Oxbridge, prestige isn't going to make a gigantic difference. University is (at least) three years of your life so you need to make the best choice for you. So it's a matter of whether you want the course that's exactly what you want or the bigger university atmosphere. With regards to grades, if that's the deciding factor, then you can always firm the higher offer and have the lower offer as your insurance. Genuinely wanting to go to your firm and your insurance is a great position to be in.

    (Original post by Black Cat)
    If you didn't apply for Oxbridge then don't worry because it wouldn't matter.
    I know someone who rejected oxbridge
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    (Original post by Black Cat)
    If you didn't apply for Oxbridge then don't worry because it wouldn't matter.
    Obviously it matters. For careers in Law and IB especially, certain universities are going to get your foot through the door when others reduce your chances of even an interview tenfold. And I'm not talking about Oxbridge.
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    (Original post by Exceptional)
    Obviously it matters. For careers in Law and IB especially, certain universities are going to get your foot through the door when others reduce your chances of even an interview tenfold. And I'm not talking about Oxbridge.
    Oxbridge or nothing my friend.
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    (Original post by Black Cat)
    Oxbridge or nothing my friend.
    Silly kitty.
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    go with the one you like

    you're dedicating a minimum of three years of your life to this and getting into tens of thousands of pounds of debt in the process, you may as well make sure you're having a damn good time doing it
 
 
 
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