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    I am currently studying in 12th grade at the NESS wadia college of commerce in Pune which is alligned with the Maharashtra State Board(HSC). I am willing to pursue undergrad in economics in UK
    I scored 9.4 CGPA(which translates to 87.4%) in my 10th grade. In my 11th grade,I Took commerce and scored 87.3%(overall) and secured the 3rd rank in my entire batch of 800 students. The scorecard read as follows-
    1. Book keeping and accounts 94
    2. Economics 93
    3. Environmental science 96
    4. Business studies 86
    5. Mathematics 83
    6. English 71
    7. Computer science 93

    Other academic achievements:
    1. TOEFL 111
    2. Made study papers for economics(reforms in the Indian banking industry since 1991), accountancy(working of a DeMat account) and business studies(working of consumer courts in india)

    Co curricular
    1. Founder of a MUN club in Pune which catered to over 300 students internationally and had a turnover of Rs. 4,50,000. Roles handled: head of hospitality, head of finance, head of corporate affairs
    2. Worked at MUN world India as an interrn for over 6 months. My role was to make study guides for different committees and country portfolios.
    3. Worked at writers club for 8 months as the head of marketing.
    4. Been to over 15 MUN conferences since May 2015
    5. Vice captain of school cricket team for 4 years
    6. Played badminton for my junior college at regional level

    Kindly suggest any other alternatives that I should consider for my Bachelors in economics
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    http://www.lse.ac.uk/study/informati...uirements.aspx

    British universities don't really care about extracurriculars mostly.
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    (Original post by CuriousGuy777)
    http://www.lse.ac.uk/study/informati...uirements.aspx

    British universities don't really care about extracurriculars mostly.
    Hmm, most of the 'Top' universities don't really care about them but the 'low rate' universities do
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    (Original post by NKSSSSS09)
    Hmm, most of the 'Top' universities don't really care about them but the 'low rate' universities do
    Still not to the extent that American ones do.
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    you should include the extracurricular activities which link to the course you're applying for, and maybe a couple more if the skills you've gained from them are important and are a beneficial contribution to an economics degree
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    (Original post by CuriousGuy777)
    Still not to the extent that American ones do.
    Thats true. Here in the U.K its more academically driven
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    (Original post by NKSSSSS09)
    Thats true. Here in the U.K its more academically driven
    I think that's a good thing.
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    (Original post by ashaxo99)
    you should include the extracurricular activities which link to the course you're applying for, and maybe a couple more if the skills you've gained from them are important and are a beneficial contribution to an economics degree
    Thanks for the reply. Ill work on that. What about academics?
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    (Original post by Svij123)
    Thanks for the reply. Ill work on that. What about academics?
    When I re applied I basically used the same Personal Statement and just added a bit on what I did in that year! I'd keep it relatively the same as last year! When you re apply UCAS automatically notices you've re applied again and will not penalise you for using your PS again!
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    (Original post by CuriousGuy777)
    I think that's a good thing.
    100% it is! I was looking to apply to an American or Canadian uni and they wanted low a level grades!
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    (Original post by NKSSSSS09)
    100% it is! I was looking to apply to an American or Canadian uni and they wanted low a level grades!
    What universities bro if you don't mind me asking?
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    (Original post by CuriousGuy777)
    What universities bro if you don't mind me asking?
    University of Toronto in Canada and Princeton in the USA !
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    (Original post by NKSSSSS09)
    University of Toronto in Canada and Princeton in the USA !
    UofT is very easy to get in but Princeton is extremely hard. Probably harder than most British universities with a 7% acceptance rate. Have you already applied?


    https://www.future.utoronto.ca/apply...-secondary#BPE

    http://www.prepscholar.com/sat/s/col...SAT-scores-GPA
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    (Original post by CuriousGuy777)
    UofT is very easy to get in but Princeton is extremely hard. Probably harder than most British universities with a 7% acceptance rate. Have you already applied?


    https://www.future.utoronto.ca/apply...-secondary#BPE

    http://www.prepscholar.com/sat/s/col...SAT-scores-GPA
    This was when I was applying a few years back, I'm at a British University now! UofT was my main choice but It was too expensive I had a chat with admissions there, can't really remember the exact price but It was too much!

    Princeton is hard but they value extra curricular activities quite well and the campus is lovely!
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    (Original post by NKSSSSS09)
    This was when I was applying a few years back, I'm at a British University now! UofT was my main choice but It was too expensive I had a chat with admissions there, can't really remember the exact price but It was too much!

    Princeton is hard but they value extra curricular activities quite well and the campus is lovely!
    Very true.
    http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/admissions/tuition-fees

    I would have loved to go to Princeton aswell but unfortunately I don't have the grades or extracurriculars for it.
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    (Original post by CuriousGuy777)
    Very true.
    http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/admissions/tuition-fees

    I would have loved to go to Princeton aswell but unfortunately I don't have the grades or extracurriculars for it.
    Where are you looking to apply for uni?
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    (Original post by NKSSSSS09)
    Where are you looking to apply for uni?
    Yale, UChicago, Harvard and possibly a few more in the US. I know that I'm not going to get in but not going to get in but I'm still applying.

    Lse, Ucl, Warwick and St Andrews in the UK for economics.
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    (Original post by CuriousGuy777)
    Yale, UChicago, Harvard and possibly a few more in the US. I know that I'm not going to get in but not going to get in but I'm still applying.

    Lse, Ucl, Warwick and St Andrews in the UK for economics.
    Think positive and you'll get in!! They're all strong choices in the UK and the US!
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    (Original post by NKSSSSS09)
    Think positive and you'll get in!! They're all strong choices in the UK and the US!
    Thanks!
 
 
 
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