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    I've received offers from Leicester, Kent and Royal Holloway all for ABB and was wondering if anyone had any insight into which is best? I'm so torn between them all!

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    (Original post by school/uni)
    I've received offers from Leicester, Kent and Royal Holloway all for ABB and was wondering if anyone had any insight into which is best? I'm so torn between them all!

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    'Best' in what way? The answer is likely to be different for different people.
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    'Best' in what way? The answer is likely to be different for different people.
    As in course wise and location, just an overall. All opinions would be appreciated
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    As in course wise and location, just an overall. All opinions would be appreciated
    Regarding the course, it comes down to what you want to study. Go through the module listings in detail and write down what you would choose to study in each term/semester. Look at any restrictions which might be in place such as 'must take at least one medieval and one modern module' or whether there is almost a free choice, e.g. at Kent. Take particular note of any specialisms within the department, e.g Holloway contains the Holocaust Research Centre headed by the renowned Peter Longerich. Does one course stand out?

    Given that all are offering ABB there is probably little between them in terms of that nebulous concept 'reputation'. Personally I would regard Holloway as fractionally better, but that is a gut feeling rather than based on particular evidence. One advantage which Holloway does have, however, is that you can take modules at other London University colleges such as King's, LSE or UCL.

    As for loction, that is very much up to you. I've visited Kent and it is a lovely campus on the edge of an attractive city. I have never been to Holloway and my only experience of Leicester is watching the latest series of Freshers on ITV2!
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    Regarding the course, it comes down to what you want to study. Go through the module listings in detail and write down what you would choose to study in each term/semester. Look at any restrictions which might be in place such as 'must take at least one medieval and one modern module' or whether there is almost a free choice, e.g. at Kent. Take particular note of any specialisms within the department, e.g Holloway contains the Holocaust Research Centre headed by the renowned Peter Longerich. Does one course stand out?

    Given that all are offering ABB there is probably little between them in terms of that nebulous concept 'reputation'. Personally I would regard Holloway as fractionally better, but that is a gut feeling rather than based on particular evidence. One advantage which Holloway does have, however, is that you can take modules at other London University colleges such as King's, LSE or UCL.

    As for loction, that is very much up to you. I've visited Kent and it is a lovely campus on the edge of an attractive city. I have never been to Holloway and my only experience of Leicester is watching the latest series of Freshers on ITV2!
    Thank you so much!! Ill take into consideration all of those things
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    Thank you so much!! Ill take into consideration all of those things
    One thing I forgot to point out is that I know something about the History courses, but nothing about English at those (or any!) universities! Given the nature of joint courses, another factor to consider is the balance between the two subjects and whether you can vary it if you want.

    As for the environment, have you visited any of them? You have until May to make a final decision, remember.
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    Very good advice, as always, from Ageshallnot above.

    General advice here about making Firm & Insurance choices : http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...urance_choices
    Read it ALL.

    PS. You dont have to make this decision for months!
 
 
 
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