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    I'm currently thinking about where to study for a mechanical engineering degree. I haven't finished my A levels but am looking at the top 20 universitys for it with almost all of the, being in the UK or USA.
    I NEED to know what it is like in America and is it easy for a British person to fit in, especially California as that's the place I really want to be.

    p,ease any info on the U.S. and its cost of living/ uni fees compared to the UK will do
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    (Original post by Tommy1499)
    I'm currently thinking about where to study for a mechanical engineering degree. I haven't finished my A levels but am looking at the top 20 universitys for it with almost all of the, being in the UK or USA.
    I NEED to know what it is like in America and is it easy for a British person to fit in, especially California as that's the place I really want to be.

    p,ease any info on the U.S. and its cost of living/ uni fees compared to the UK will do
    US uni fees will not be subsidised or covered by student finance for you; so will almost certainly be considerably more expensive.

    Against this; all other associated costs will be negligible.
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    Unless you go to a university that offers you a large bursary (and there are very few of these with fierce competition) it is much more expensive to study in America. You probably won't be allowed to work off campus either. Degrees last 4 years and tend to be more general than UK degrees. You start looking here http://www.fulbright.org.uk/ but if you are sensible you soon stop looking.

    Dont be easily fooled by univerisites that say they offer bursaries to overseas students. In most cases the bursary will be only a small part of the fees and the living costs will not be covered. If your parents re so rich that you wont get any funding here and they can support you in America it may just be worth considering.
 
 
 
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