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    Hello!
    I currently have offers for history from Durham, Kings College London, Manchester and Cardiff (and rejection from Oxford) but I've just realised I don't want to be 6 hours away from home, as Durham is and I'm also really worried about the reputation Kings has on here and people saying it's not good for employability.
    I emailed Bristol and asked if they still had places available through UCAS extra, which they said they do. So I'm just wondering if you think it would be worth rejecting all my other offers and applying to Bristol instead? Of course, there is the risk I don't get a place and will have nowhere to go!

    Thank you very much for your help x
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    I wouldn't worry about Kings' reputation on TSR! This isn't exactly the be all and end all of uni judgement. Go where you will be happy both in terms of course and other things that are important to you (like distance from home). And yes you do run the risk of not going anywhere by rejecting everywhere and applying to Bristol. Do you meet their entry requirements?
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    (Original post by Jamii)
    Hello!
    I currently have offers for history from Durham, Kings College London, Manchester and Cardiff (and rejection from Oxford) but I've just realised I don't want to be 6 hours away from home, as Durham is and I'm also really worried about the reputation Kings has on here and people saying it's not good for employability.
    I emailed Bristol and asked if they still had places available through UCAS extra, which they said they do. So I'm just wondering if you think it would be worth rejecting all my other offers and applying to Bristol instead? Of course, there is the risk I don't get a place and will have nowhere to go!

    Thank you very much for your help x
    How many times do you have to be told that King's is a very good university? If you keep listening to the opinions of those on here who know nothing about the subject then I suggest that you might have trouble studying history.

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    (Original post by Jamii)
    Hello!
    I currently have offers for history from Durham, Kings College London, Manchester and Cardiff (and rejection from Oxford) but I've just realised I don't want to be 6 hours away from home, as Durham is and I'm also really worried about the reputation Kings has on here and people saying it's not good for employability.
    I emailed Bristol and asked if they still had places available through UCAS extra, which they said they do. So I'm just wondering if you think it would be worth rejecting all my other offers and applying to Bristol instead? Of course, there is the risk I don't get a place and will have nowhere to go!

    Thank you very much for your help x
    It's just TSR banter, we only make fun of King's out of jest. The only uni that's more reputable for history, really, is UCL - I don't think Cambridge can be applied to in the same applications cycle. Therefore, you're essentially taking a leap of faith in getting accepted or not, which isn't worth it.
 
 
 
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