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    Hey Guys,

    So I just graduated from Wycombe Abbey and I literally can't make up my mind between the following universities: St. Andrews, Oxford, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Bristol and Kent. I will be studying a degree in Politics and one in English Language & Literature (all bachelor's). I have got accepted into all of them except I'm still waiting for Bristol. Everyone says that I should go to Oxford, as it is number one for the following courses I have chosen (according to league tables provided online). I hear it's good academically, but that's not only what I want. I'm looking for a place where I'm surrounded with particularly genuine students, but I hope for the university to have a relaxed environment (not too relaxed!). I'm starting to want to throw away the option of going to Oxford as I honestly don't want to go to such a competitive university as I do want to enjoy my student life. I am also considering student life in the cities (locations of universities) but my parents and past teachers all say that I shouldn't as I will be given lots of opportunities at Oxford. I am still considering St. Andrews, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Kent not sure about Bristol along with Oxford. Any help guys? Do the league tables ranking method really make a difference?
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    63885635[/url]]Hey Guys,

    So I just graduated from Wycombe Abbey and I literally can't make up my mind between the following universities: St. Andrews, Oxford, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Bristol and Kent. I will be studying a degree in Politics and one in English Language & Literature (all bachelor's). I have got accepted into all of them except I'm still waiting for Bristol. Everyone says that I should go to Oxford, as it is number one for the following courses I have chosen (according to league tables provided online). I hear it's good academically, but that's not only what I want. I'm looking for a place where I'm surrounded with particularly genuine students, but I hope for the university to have a relaxed environment (not too relaxed!). I'm starting to want to throw away the option of going to Oxford as I honestly don't want to go to such a competitive university as I do want to enjoy my student life. I am also considering student life in the cities (locations of universities) but my parents and past teachers all say that I shouldn't as I will be given lots of opportunities at Oxford. I am still considering St. Andrews, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Kent not sure about Bristol along with Oxford. Any help guys? Do the league tables ranking method really make a difference?
    How on earth did u get 6 offers, exceeding the UCAS' limit of 5 applications???
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    I'd go to Oxford, but you need to choose the one that suits you. You clearly have some criteria and should follow through with them. Visiting a place really helps, so make sure you do that. Great choice to have. Good luck.

    Have a look at Ethereal world's blog as it might give you some insight or book an appountment for her friends list.
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...3#post63655883
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    How on earth did u get 6 offers, exceeding the UCAS' limit of 5 applications???
    American bs?

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    American bs?

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    Wycombe Abbey is an all girls' school in England.
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    Wycombe Abbey is an all girls' school in England.
    I know, I used to live near the school. The use of the word 'graduated' and the general tone seemed vaguely American. The six applications and the two degrees smelled of bs.

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    I know, I used to live near the school. The use of the word 'graduated' and the general tone seemed vaguely American. The six applications and the two degrees smelled of bs.

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    Ah, sorry! Ignored the 'bs' part.
 
 
 
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