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    So, I sadly got rejected from UCL for the LLM programme (Masters in Law), specialising in human rights. I’m still waiting to hear back from LSE and Kings. However, does my rejection from UCL mean that I’m likely gonna get rejected from LSE (cause same ranking etc) and Kings? Everything about my application is solid except my 1st year grades on the LLB course (which I’m currently finishing in Edinburgh - so its 4 years and only 3rd and 4th year grades count, and my average is currently a 1st). Starting to get really worried.

    I have an offer from QMUL but so many people have told me that it’s crap there and I shouldn’t go.
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    No. The respective institutions make their decisions independently.
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    LSE is the hardest, UCL next, and KCL easiest.

    If you got rejected by UCL, likely means LSE won't take you either. All my mates who went to UCL (about 10 of my year!) all were LSE rejects. KCL you stand a decent chance.

    Sorry for the disappointing news.
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    No. I got one rejection and four offers so no absolutely not. They make their decisions on their own
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    No it doesn't, it just means your application wasn't perfect *for UCL*. LSE are known to have the weirdest and most unpredictable admissions process possible. I have known multiple people get into Oxbridge and places like the Ivy League but get rejected from LSE, while people have got rejected from places like UCL, Oxbridge etc and got into LSE, so there's no pattern. Although I must admit LSE is generally very hard. With all due respect to King's they're probably a (slight) step down from UCL and LSE, but they're still very good, so you should be fine. Yeh QMUL is a weird one, some people rate it's law dept insanely high but it's overall academic rep and location is quite crap.
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    TBH don't fuss until you have them all back. IK people who get into Oxbridge and then don't get an offer for some random top 10 university for unknown reasons even though they had an extremely strong likelihood of getting one. I know the waiting game is frustrating, it's just something you have to go through (again, assuming you applied to Edinburgh with a waiting game included).
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    (Original post by GalGirl101)
    No. I got one rejection and four offers so no absolutely not. They make their decisions on their own
    (Original post by GapYaar)
    No it doesn't, it just means your application wasn't perfect *for UCL*. LSE are known to have the weirdest and most unpredictable admissions process possible. I have known multiple people get into Oxbridge and places like the Ivy League but get rejected from LSE, while people have got rejected from places like UCL, Oxbridge etc and got into LSE, so there's no pattern. Although I must admit LSE is generally very hard. With all due respect to King's they're probably a (slight) step down from UCL and LSE, but they're still very good, so you should be fine. Yeh QMUL is a weird one, some people rate it's law dept insanely high but it's overall academic rep and location is quite crap.
    (Original post by Appleorpear)
    TBH don't fuss until you have them all back. IK people who get into Oxbridge and then don't get an offer for some random top 10 university for unknown reasons even though they had an extremely strong likelihood of getting one.
    OP is talking about a master's application. As master's applications are wholly less competitive than undergrad, a rejection from one (and not a particularly fastidious one) suggests a core problem with their PG app. I appreciate the nice you go, girl sentiment, but I think OP needs to be more realistic than that.

    OP, as apps are free for a bunch of schools, you should consider putting in a few others. Notts is strong for HR, as is Durham. You have plenty of time to apply.
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    (Original post by Notoriety)
    OP is talking about a master's application. As master's applications are wholly less competitive than undergrad, a rejection from one (and not a particularly fastidious one) suggests a core problem with their PG app. I appreciate the nice you go, girl sentiment, but I think OP needs to be more realistic than that.

    OP, as apps are free for a bunch of schools, you should consider putting in a few others. Notts is strong for HR, as is Durham. You have plenty of time to apply.
    Admittedly a rejection from UCL isn't promising in terms of LSE, but OP managed to get an offer from QMUL suggesting the application isn't garbage, so KCL is still a possibility. If everyone who did an LLM at KCL got an offer from UCL, I'm sure quite a few wouldn't end up going to KCL because quite a few consider UCL to have the leg up in that department (for an LLM that is), especially considering how close they are and how LLM is one of the courses where people actively look for the most prestigious institution for their course.

    But yes, OP should consider putting in a few others because they're essentially banking on KCL as their one choice.
 
 
 
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