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    Hello,

    First of all I want to say that I am from the EU. Since we don't have the GCSE, I understood they will be taking into consideration our grades from the previous years. I have an average of 9,70 in my last 3 years of high school. Then, as an entry requirement I am asked for a 9 overall in my exams, which is not a problem.

    I want to apply for Accounting & Finance in 2017, but I have don't have any extracurricular activities that are advantageous for my course. I have a couple of argumentative essays published in our school's english magazine, but i don't think that is relevant. On top of that i won't be taking the Maths Baccalaureate ( A levels equivalent), but i might take the Economics one.

    Do I have any chances if my personal statement is good? I'm really interested in finance and I've been doing research on my own, reading books, watching youtube videos, etc - I even have a virtual trading account that has been growing at a steady rate . I like researching and making my own ideas and I read that LSE is all about individual study, which i enjoy and excel at.

    Thank You!
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    I think you stand a good chance, although I am in no way knowledgeable about LSE's admission processes - just got admitted myself this year. Bearing in mind that LSE is very competitive, and that an extracurricular activity might prove as a 'discriminant' between two equally valuable candidates, European universities, contrary to US colleges, generally tend to give the greatest importance to your grades rather than work or volunteering experience. A strong personal statement should do, but this is my opinion only.

    Good luck!
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    I highly suggest you do an EPQ! But you display a legitimate & strong interest so just plan how'll you pitch that I guess
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    (Original post by Saimontato)
    I think you stand a good chance, although I am in no way knowledgeable about LSE's admission processes - just got admitted myself this year. Bearing in mind that LSE is very competitive, and that an extracurricular activity might prove as a 'discriminant' between two equally valuable candidates, European universities, contrary to US colleges, generally tend to give the greatest importance to your grades rather than work or volunteering experience. A strong personal statement should do, but this is my opinion only.

    Good luck!
    That is good news.

    (Original post by zayn008)
    I highly suggest you do an EPQ! But you display a legitimate & strong interest so just plan how'll you pitch that I guess
    Pretty sure EPQ is only for UK students. I just googled it
 
 
 
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