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I've now received offers from 4/5 of the universities I applied to, and the 'Visit Day' emails have come rolling into my inbox. Fortunately I have already gone to all 5 of my universities' open days, so I already know what they're like.

My question is, how important are the visit days for offer-holding applicants? Bristol and Bath are roughly 2 hours away from where I live, and whilst I'd love to go there again since they are both lovely places and universities (hence why I applied), it all costs money and time in the end. Trains are too expensive and so is the petrol needed to get there, so unless they're absolutely essential, I'd rather miss them.

It's not that I don't want to go to the uni's, or I've lost interest - it's just that I've already heard everything about the course I'm applying to (maths), asked all my questions, and enjoyed all of the universities I applied to. They say they're offering free lunch - but £30-£50 travel expenses for a bit of lunch seems absurd.

Did anyone go to them? Were they worth going to? Does not going to them affect your offer in any way?
Thanks!
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I've now received offers from 4/5 of the universities I applied to, and the 'Visit Day' emails have come rolling into my inbox. Fortunately I have already gone to all 5 of my universities' open days, so I already know what they're like.

My question is, how important are the visit days for offer-holding applicants? Bristol and Bath are roughly 2 hours away from where I live, and whilst I'd love to go there again since they are both lovely places and universities (hence why I applied), it all costs money and time in the end. Trains are too expensive and so is the petrol needed to get there, so unless they're absolutely essential, I'd rather miss them.

It's not that I don't want to go to the uni's, or I've lost interest - it's just that I've already heard everything about the course I'm applying to (maths), asked all my questions, and enjoyed all of the universities I applied to. They say they're offering free lunch - but £30-£50 travel expenses for a bit of lunch seems absurd.

Did anyone go to them? Were they worth going to? Does not going to them affect your offer in any way?
Thanks!
I'd reccomend visiting your provisional Firm and Insurance again before actually Firming/Insuring them to ensure you're happy with your decision
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