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    I am in my first year of A levels (studying Biology, History and Eng Lit) and i really want to study in London. I am planing on taking law.

    I have heard a lot about LSE being superior to UCL and King's in terms of job prospects, however this obviously coincides with the higher entry requirements.

    My GCSE grades are: A*A*A*A*A*AAAAAB and i have not been predicted any A level grades yet, however my benchmark grades are 3 A's (hopefully i can get A*A*A).

    I was just wondering if it would be worth applying for LSE? I am extremely interested in law and have done a lot of work experience and can prove my interest in the subject.

    Many thanks for any information
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    (Original post by joeoj)
    I am in my first year of A levels (studying Biology, History and Eng Lit) and i really want to study in London. I am planing on taking law.

    I have heard a lot about LSE being superior to UCL and King's in terms of job prospects, however this obviously coincides with the higher entry requirements.

    My GCSE grades are: A*A*A*A*A*AAAAAB and i have not been predicted any A level grades yet, however my benchmark grades are 3 A's (hopefully i can get A*A*A).

    I was just wondering if it would be worth applying for LSE? I am extremely interested in law and have done a lot of work experience and can prove my interest in the subject.

    Many thanks for any information
    Go to Durham you’ll have a better experience, and the law department there is great.
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    Hate to be rude but LSE probably won’t look at your application based on your GCSE grades, however UCL has really been picking up steam these past few years, with the university outperforming LSE in many areas. Since they receive a lot of government funding, they can afford to be very selective as well.

    Kings is worth considering, but it’s not in the same league as the other 2.

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by Alfaz Brepotra)
    Go to Durham you’ll have a better experience, and the law department there is great.
    It won't be a better experience for everyone.

    A generally unhelpful post from someone who not studied at any of the four institutions mentioned.
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    (Original post by lowkeybuthighkey)
    Hate to be rude but LSE probably won’t look at your application based on your GCSE grades, however UCL has really been picking up steam these past few years, with the university outperforming LSE in many areas. Since they receive a lot of government funding, they can afford to be very selective as well.

    Kings is worth considering, but it’s not in the same league as the other 2.

    Good luck!
    Hey! i know they wouldn't, however i was just stating them as they're the only certificated academic achievements i have so far.

    Thank you very much for the reply! UCL does look very interesting and is, in my opinion from research, more diverse and is not a university only interested in sending its students into extremely soulless, yet lucrative professions (I know that's a rather harsh accusation but that's the impression I'm getting)

    Many thanks!
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    GCSEs are good enough for LSE, you should aim to get A*A*A prediction just so you exceed their requirement given how competitive it is.
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    (Original post by lowkeybuthighkey)
    Hate to be rude but LSE probably won’t look at your application based on your GCSE grades, however UCL has really been picking up steam these past few years, with the university outperforming LSE in many areas. Since they receive a lot of government funding, they can afford to be very selective as well.

    Kings is worth considering, but it’s not in the same league as the other 2.

    Good luck!
    He has 5A*s and many As, of course LSE will look at his application. I've seen applicants with worse GCSE's who have got in, it depends on both the context of those grades and the quality of the personal statement he writes.

    Also, Toward the OP, I think where you apply to depends on what you think your strong suit is. If you think you are more strong academically in terms of grades I would say apply to LSE, whereas if you feel like you could do well in the LNAT and have skills in comphrehension and essay writing I would say apply to UCL. I don't think there is much difference between the institutions so I guess it depends on what I have said above, plus personal preference
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    (Original post by lowkeybuthighkey)
    Hate to be rude but LSE probably won’t look at your application based on your GCSE grades, however UCL has really been picking up steam these past few years, with the university outperforming LSE in many areas. Since they receive a lot of government funding, they can afford to be very selective as well.

    Kings is worth considering, but it’s not in the same league as the other 2.

    Good luck!
    Hate to be rude, but **** me. You couldn't be more delusional if you think that LSE won't consider OP's GCSEs.
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    I agree with gddssssfasass (or whatever his/her username is :fisheye:). To quote from LSE's webpage,

    As competition for places at LSE is intense, we look for applicants who have achieved highly at GCSE (multiple A or A* grades), particularly within the context of their school.
    OP's grades satisfy this condition (multiple A or A* grades). Also, in UCAS you get to apply to 5 places, so if you apply to LSE and they turn you down, you still have 4 more left!

    As for which of LSE/UCL/King's is the best for law, I'm afraid I have no idea.
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    (Original post by Alfaz Brepotra)
    Go to Durham you’ll have a better experience, and the law department there is great.
    lol, Oxbridge reject detected
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    (Original post by Alfaz Brepotra)
    Go to Durham you’ll have a better experience, and the law department there is great.
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    UCL or LSE.
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    (Original post by joeoj)
    I am in my first year of A levels (studying Biology, History and Eng Lit) and i really want to study in London. I am planing on taking law.

    I have heard a lot about LSE being superior to UCL and King's in terms of job prospects, however this obviously coincides with the higher entry requirements.

    My GCSE grades are: A*A*A*A*A*AAAAAB and i have not been predicted any A level grades yet, however my benchmark grades are 3 A's (hopefully i can get A*A*A).

    I was just wondering if it would be worth applying for LSE? I am extremely interested in law and have done a lot of work experience and can prove my interest in the subject.

    Many thanks for any information
    Come back when you have offers; this will just cause potentially, unnecessary debate
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    (Original post by Alfaz Brepotra)
    Go to Durham you’ll have a better experience, and the law department there is great.
    I have no idea why your spreading Durham propaganda when we all know you got rejected from Oxbridge.
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    (Original post by lowkeybuthighkey)
    Hate to be rude but LSE probably won’t look at your application based on your GCSE grades, however UCL has really been picking up steam these past few years, with the university outperforming LSE in many areas. Since they receive a lot of government funding, they can afford to be very selective as well.

    Kings is worth considering, but it’s not in the same league as the other 2.

    Good luck!
    Your GCSEs are perfectly good enough to apply.

    Personally, I don't think there's a huge difference between UCL and LSE for law - I recently attended a first year event at a top London law firm, and the only London universities from which they invited students were UCL and LSE.
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    (Original post by Alfaz Brepotra)
    Go to Durham you’ll have a better experience, and the law department there is great.
    Who the **** are you and why should we care about anything you have to say, given that you aren't a law student and haven't studied in London or Durham?

    (Original post by joeoj)
    I have heard a lot about LSE being superior to UCL and King's in terms of job prospects, however this obviously coincides with the higher entry requirements
    LSE law's grad prospects are near identical to UCL. No idea as to what made you think to the contrary.

    LSE and UCL have identical entry requirements for A-level. If anything, UCL asks for a higher grade in the IB than LSE (39 vs 38). The two universities only have about 10 points' worth of a difference in their entry tariffs. They're very similar in that regard.

    (Original post by joeoj)
    My GCSE grades are: A*A*A*A*A*AAAAAB and i have not been predicted any A level grades yet, however my benchmark grades are 3 A's (hopefully i can get A*A*A).
    It's a shame that some of the egalitarian idiots on this thread are posting without having seen any of the numbers on admissions.

    Firstly, if you apply to any of LSE/UCL/KCL with AAA predicted, you're going to be rejected. That's below their offer.

    If you apply to LSE/UCL/KCL with A*A*A predicted, you're in for a good shot at an offer (assuming the rest of the application is up to scratch).

    The specific stats on GCSEs and A-levels can be found here:
    https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque...coming-1066560
    and here:
    https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque...whatdotheyknow

    The TL;DR is that the average offerholder at both unis has around 6-7A*s at GCSE depending on the year, and around 2A*s at A-level.

    (Original post by joeoj)
    I was just wondering if it would be worth applying for LSE? I am extremely interested in law and have done a lot of work experience and can prove my interest in the subject.
    See above.

    By the way, your thread title has nothing to do with the question you asked in the OP. Make it less misleading next time.
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    (Original post by Alfaz Brepotra)
    Go to Durham you’ll have a better experience, and the law department there is great.
    Agree that Durham looks like a better student experience but you're a business (mickey mouse) student so why are you always hanging about in the Law section?
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    I have no idea why your spreading Durham propaganda when we all know you got rejected from Oxbridge.
    I didn’t apply to oxbridge..... nor am I at durham
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    (Original post by innocentlemon)
    I have no idea why your spreading Durham propaganda when we all know you got rejected from Oxbridge.
    I’m not at Durham, not did I get rejected from oxbridge
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