I'm in a tricky predicament at the moment. I'm sitting on a UKCAT score of 835, however I'm torn for one of my choices. I have visited both KCL and Leeds, I liked both but I preferred Leeds. My issue is that although I like leeds, KCL is more suited to my strengths and I'm more likely to get an interview. I score full marks academically at Leeds but I'm worried that the personal statement is so subjective when it's marked it could all go wrong.
I have 6A*s 3As at GCSE and 4As at AS with average of about 98%. My other three choices are Nottingham, Newcastle and Cambridge.
If you were in my situation, what would you do?
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- Thread Starter
- 15-09-2015 23:59
- 16-09-2015 23:45
I applied King's to be 'smart' because I also couldn't think of a 4th choice (my others being UCL, Imperial and Newcastle). I never visited the open day, but when I went there, I could not imagine myself going there. I ended up getting an offer, but looking back at it now, I don't think I would have enjoyed it there!
If I was to reapply, I definitely would not have put it down, but the reason I did was because I was scared about not getting into my top choices, so I just put a 'smart choice' down.
If the rest of your choices are fairly smart choices (which they seem like based on your pretty impressive stats), then you might as well put Leeds down!
- 17-09-2015 09:30