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UCL or Cornell?

I'm interested in a career in finance/banking and I was accepted into a physical science course at UCL. However, I was also accepted into Cornell in the US where I could major in whatever I want. Where should I go? Cost is the same, I don't mind going abroad to study, etc etc. I'm also an american FYI.
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Original post by Parzi145
I'm interested in a career in finance/banking and I was accepted into a physical science course at UCL. However, I was also accepted into Cornell in the US where I could major in whatever I want. Where should I go? Cost is the same, I don't mind going abroad to study, etc etc. I'm also an american FYI.

I think it really depends on what your plans are after graduating. If you want to stay in the UK then London is the investment banking and finance capital, so going to UCL would definitely open up a lot of doors for you and expose you to more opportunities. However, if you plan to return to the US, Cornell may be a better option, as although UCL has an amazing international reputation, Cornell will provide you with more exposure to US opportunities and being an Ivy League, has a reputation in the US that cannot be compared to UCL’s. You also have to consider the course and structure in each university. If you want to explore more of the world then UCL would be a great option, but if you plan on living in the US, Cornell might be a wiser move. Either way, these are two amazing universities so congratulations on getting into both!

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