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    I'm applying for Mechanical & electrical engineering at university and I've heard back from Bath, Manchester and Southampton. I'm still waiting for Bristol to get back to me so I can't make a decision until then, but to be honest I only really want to go to Manchester or Southampton.

    That's my problem - I'm having a really hard time picking a university to firm and a university to insure. The main difference is grades, Southampton is A*AA whereas Manchester is AAA but this isn't that much of an issue because I know I'm capable of getting A*AA.

    I've been to see both universities and really really really like them both, I have a friend studying at Manchester and so they were able to show me around the city which I really enjoyed. I don't know anyone studying at Southampton but I did get to see a bit of the city but not as much as I would have if I knew someone studying there. In terms of the universities, both are really really good for engineering and so I really don't know which to make my firm and which to make my insurance!

    Any tips on how to make this decison?

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    (Original post by vaishalir)
    I'm applying for Mechanical & electrical engineering at university and I've heard back from Bath, Manchester and Southampton. I'm still waiting for Bristol to get back to me so I can't make a decision until then, but to be honest I only really want to go to Manchester or Southampton.

    That's my problem - I'm having a really hard time picking a university to firm and a university to insure. The main difference is grades, Southampton is A*AA whereas Manchester is AAA but this isn't that much of an issue because I know I'm capable of getting A*AA.

    I've been to see both universities and really really really like them both, I have a friend studying at Manchester and so they were able to show me around the city which I really enjoyed. I don't know anyone studying at Southampton but I did get to see a bit of the city but not as much as I would have if I knew someone studying there. In terms of the universities, both are really really good for engineering and so I really don't know which to make my firm and which to make my insurance!

    Any tips on how to make this decison?

    Thanks
    Put the pros and cons down on paper for each university sometimes having information in black and white can really help decision making
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    Put the pros and cons down on paper for each university sometimes having information in black and white can really help decision making
    will defo give this a try, thank you!
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    (Original post by vaishalir)
    will defo give this a try, thank you!
    Another thing is to "decide", write it down and then sit on that decision for a week or two. If you're still happy about your choice after a few weeks then it was probably the right choice, if you start to have doubts then swap your "decision" and sit on that for a week or two.

    You've got plenty of time to decide this (at least til early May - and if Bristol wait until after 31 March then you get until early June)...definitely use that time and take your time.
 
 
 
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