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    Hi all,

    I am a mature student (28) who wants to transfer to a better school in the UK in my second year.

    I am finding that I am late for applications, will I still be able to make some in the next week?

    I have some questions on where I should apply (where I do have a chance, even if its a snowball's chance in hell) of getting in.

    My GCSEs are good, Bs and As. My AS levels are not. I had a B in mathematics
    (UCAS tariff scoring system says this is an A in a levels), A in Business studies, and C in Physics (after conversion).

    I have an SAT of 1840 not sure how applicable this score is in the UK.

    My TOEFL paper based test is 663/670

    I have some white collar work experience of about 13 months in 3 different companies, both paid and unpaid, and great references from these people.

    My college grades in semester one were good. I got distinction (90%+) in 4 subjects, Merit (80%+) in 2, and 76% in Statistics.

    I understand it is these grades I will have to apply with for transfer, in addition to my IGCSE and AS scores.

    What are some of the best management schools I can apply to with some chance of getting in, possible chance of getting in, and lucky chance of getting in?

    I am a good writer and have a richness of experience in the last 10 years, and have lived in the US for 6 years and grew up in India for 20 years. So I am
    confident in creating a good admissions essay that will speak about my richness as an individual.

    Additionally, I am diagnosed with mild schizophrenia. Are there any 'quotas' or
    leniency from any UK schools for being a mature student, having something like schizophrenia, or being of East Indian ethnicity that I should know about?

    Thanks so much SR!
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    (Original post by Androgencx)
    Hi all,

    I am a mature student (28) who wants to transfer to a better school in the UK in my second year.

    I am finding that I am late for applications, will I still be able to make some in the next week?

    I have some questions on where I should apply (where I do have a chance, even if its a snowball's chance in hell) of getting in.

    My GCSEs are good, Bs and As. My AS levels are not. I had a B in mathematics
    (UCAS tariff scoring system says this is an A in a levels), A in Business studies, and C in Physics (after conversion).

    I have an SAT of 1840 not sure how applicable this score is in the UK.

    My TOEFL paper based test is 663/670

    I have some white collar work experience of about 13 months in 3 different companies, both paid and unpaid, and great references from these people.

    My college grades in semester one were good. I got distinction (90%+) in 4 subjects, Merit (80%+) in 2, and 76% in Statistics.

    I understand it is these grades I will have to apply with for transfer, in addition to my IGCSE and AS scores.

    What are some of the best management schools I can apply to with some chance of getting in, possible chance of getting in, and lucky chance of getting in?

    I am a good writer and have a richness of experience in the last 10 years, and have lived in the US for 6 years and grew up in India for 20 years. So I am
    confident in creating a good admissions essay that will speak about my richness as an individual.

    Additionally, I am diagnosed with mild schizophrenia. Are there any 'quotas' or
    leniency from any UK schools for being a mature student, having something like schizophrenia, or being of East Indian ethnicity that I should know about?

    Thanks so much SR!
    its unlikely any UK univeristy will let you transfer from a university abroad into second year in the UK.
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    (Original post by jelly1000)
    its unlikely any UK univeristy will let you transfer from a university abroad into second year in the UK.
    why is that? credits are credits are they not?
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    (Original post by Androgencx)
    why is that? credits are credits are they not?
    UK unis don't see it that way, they look at course content and see if they think it prepares someone well enough for the second year of the new course. Even for those who've only studied in the UK its not always possible to transfer into the second year at a different uni.
 
 
 
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