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    Hey

    i'm planning to do a straight economics BSc preferably if not BA, and would most likely apply to sandwich courses in economics, e.g. Economics and Management, Economics and Finance.

    I'm applying to
    University of Leicester - Economics (BSc)

    Nottingham Trent - Economics with Placement/Year abroad (BA)

    De Montfort University - Economics (BA)

    Coventry University - Economics with placement (BA)

    University of Bristol - Economics and Management (BSc)

    I was wondering which university would be best for my firm and assurance, assuming I get all 5 offers.

    At the moment my mind is set to put Bristol as my firm, if i get an offer from them, and not sure about my insurance? However if i get declined from Bristol and receive the other 4 I have no idea where I wanna go?

    Predicted Grades: Dinstinction*/Distinction*/A in maths

    Thank you





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    (Original post by bhfn)
    Hey

    i'm planning to do a straight economics BSc preferably if not BA, and would most likely apply to sandwich courses in economics, e.g. Economics and Management, Economics and Finance.

    I'm applying to
    University of Leicester - Economics (BSc)

    Nottingham Trent - Economics with Placement/Year abroad (BA)

    De Montfort University - Economics (BA)

    Coventry University - Economics with placement (BA)

    University of Bristol - Economics and Management (BSc)

    I was wondering which university would be best for my firm and assurance, assuming I get all 5 offers.

    At the moment my mind is set to put Bristol as my firm, if i get an offer from them, and not sure about my insurance? However if i get declined from Bristol and receive the other 4 I have no idea where I wanna go?

    Predicted Grades: Dinstinction*/Distinction*/A in maths

    Thank you





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    Definitely Bristol as the firm, and if it was me, I would put Leicester as the insurance.*
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    (Original post by Film)
    Definitely Bristol as the firm, and if it was me, I would put Leicester as the insurance.*
    Yeah, most likely, if I was to be rejected from Bristol what would you then put as your choices, if you was in my situation?


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    Leicester firm and Coventry insurance*
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    (Original post by bhfn)
    Hey

    i'm planning to do a straight economics BSc preferably if not BA, and would most likely apply to sandwich courses in economics, e.g. Economics and Management, Economics and Finance.

    I'm applying to
    University of Leicester - Economics (BSc)

    Nottingham Trent - Economics with Placement/Year abroad (BA)

    De Montfort University - Economics (BA)

    Coventry University - Economics with placement (BA)

    University of Bristol - Economics and Management (BSc)

    I was wondering which university would be best for my firm and assurance, assuming I get all 5 offers.

    At the moment my mind is set to put Bristol as my firm, if i get an offer from them, and not sure about my insurance? However if i get declined from Bristol and receive the other 4 I have no idea where I wanna go?

    Predicted Grades: Dinstinction*/Distinction*/A in maths

    Thank you





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    I understand from someone who works at Leicester that they were exceedingly generous this year.
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    I understand from someone who works at Leicester that they were exceedingly generous this year.
    I went to the open day and yeah that's what one of lecturers said as well, they were taking people with BBB as well.
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    (Original post by bhfn)
    I went to the open day and yeah that's what one of lecturers said as well, they were taking people with BBB as well.
    Even lower for some courses.
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    Even lower for some courses.
    Ah right, that's surprised me to be honest. I enjoyed Leicester, I think it has a great city as well, will probably put as my insurance, if I receive an offer from Bristol, if not Leicester will probably end up being my firm.
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    (Original post by bhfn)
    Hey

    i'm planning to do a straight economics BSc preferably if not BA, and would most likely apply to sandwich courses in economics, e.g. Economics and Management, Economics and Finance.

    I'm applying to
    University of Leicester - Economics (BSc)

    Nottingham Trent - Economics with Placement/Year abroad (BA)

    De Montfort University - Economics (BA)

    Coventry University - Economics with placement (BA)

    University of Bristol - Economics and Management (BSc)

    I was wondering which university would be best for my firm and assurance, assuming I get all 5 offers.

    At the moment my mind is set to put Bristol as my firm, if i get an offer from them, and not sure about my insurance? However if i get declined from Bristol and receive the other 4 I have no idea where I wanna go?

    Predicted Grades: Dinstinction*/Distinction*/A in maths

    Thank you





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    I'm not sure what your grades are equivalent in a level terms but if you're aiming at Bristol why are you applying to the other universities? I'd expect you could do much better than those ones listed


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    (Original post by mizzsnazzter)
    I'm not sure what your grades are equivalent in a level terms but if you're aiming at Bristol why are you applying to the other universities? I'd expect you could do much better than those ones listed


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    I was thinking pretty much the same.

    Any reason why you are not considering maybe Warwick, Nottingham or Loughborough. That is assuming that D* is the equivalent of A*.

    Of the universities you have chosen Bristol is the stand out uni.
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    (Original post by nutz99)
    I was thinking pretty much the same.

    Any reason why you are not considering maybe Warwick, Nottingham or Loughborough. That is assuming that D* is the equivalent of A*.

    Of the universities you have chosen Bristol is the stand out uni.
    I'm not so sure to be honest, I guess I have had a look, but i'm looking at the fact if I don't manage to get an A i'll be forced to probably go through clearing which isn't ideal?


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    (Original post by bhfn)
    I'm not so sure to be honest, I guess I have had a look, but i'm looking at the fact if I don't manage to get an A i'll be forced to probably go through clearing which isn't ideal?


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    Someone I know did that. Pick the uni that you want to get into with your predicted grades as your firm and one that is an OK uni but with lower requirements as your insurance. Makes sense if you are not confident about getting your predicted grades.
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    (Original post by nutz99)
    Someone I know did that. Pick the uni that you want to get into with your predicted grades as your firm and one that is an OK uni but with lower requirements as your insurance. Makes sense if you are not confident about getting your predicted grades.
    Did they end up getting in the firm?


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    (Original post by bhfn)
    I'm not so sure to be honest, I guess I have had a look, but i'm looking at the fact if I don't manage to get an A i'll be forced to probably go through clearing which isn't ideal?


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    What are your equivalent grades as A levels?


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    (Original post by bhfn)
    Did they end up getting in the firm?


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    Yep, enjoying life in Liverpool.
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    (Original post by mizzsnazzter)
    What are your equivalent grades as A levels?

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    Well according to the UCAS tariff my predicted grades would be A*A*A
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    (Original post by bhfn)
    Well according to the UCAS tariff my predicted grades would be A*A*A
    Ok so deffo not those uni then!!

    Try 3 of: Nottingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Bath, Warwick

    Then pick 2 safer choices: Southampton, Manchester, Liverpool

    Deffo don't undersell yourself if you're capable.. you'll always regret it if you do! Best of luck xx


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    (Original post by mizzsnazzter)
    Ok so deffo not those uni then!!

    Try 3 of: Nottingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Bath, Warwick

    Then pick 2 safer choices: Southampton, Manchester, Liverpool

    Deffo don't undersell yourself if you're capable.. you'll always regret it if you do! Best of luck xx


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    Thank you!

    I'll take a look at them all and re consider my choices
 
 
 
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