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    Does the British degree have importance in the USA?
    Or you are required to take other exams to be consolidated?

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    Does the British degree have importance in the USA?
    Or you are required to take other exams to be consolidated?

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    For post grad studies... or job finding? and are you an American Citizen or Green Card holder?

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    For post grad studies... or job finding? and are you an American Citizen or Green Card holder?

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    Does the British degree have importance in the USA?
    Or you are required to take other exams to be consolidated?

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    Consolidated?

    British degrees are accepted worldwide.
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    If a degree isnt STEM its useless to planet earth tbh.
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    For finding a job.

    I'm not American, but I have american relatives.
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    Consolidated?

    British degrees are accepted worldwide.
    No matter which university ?
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    No matter which university ?
    The same principles apply as here in that regard, by and large - Oxbridge gets a free pass, LSE, Edinburgh, the other London unis and Warwick/Durham perhaps are all good, anything else is "we will check it's a real university and then accept that on face value".

    I mean that latter thing is more of an issue in the US since "for profit" universities and degree mills run rampant there...not so relevant here I guess.

    But, if for example, you apply to a PhD at Harvard (or wherever that is excellent for your particular subject), they're going to expect serious academic chops naturally - and they will probably expect more evidence of this if you aren't going to a university that is as well known, that they have experience recruiting from. That doesn't mean they won't take you under any circumstances though...
 
 
 
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