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    Hi guys,

    I’m holding two offers to be a visiting student at LSE and King’s College London, most likely to take courses in Maths, Law and History. I’ve done some research about these two institutions, and right now I really don’t know which offer to accept. My findings are:

    - Reputation: LSE seems to have a much bigger reputation, and it will look greater on my CV. I was also told that employers keep coming to the campus to recruit for internships. Is this the case for King’s too? How about employers’ view on King’s compared to LSE? :rolleyes:
    - Teaching: from the threads I have seen many complaints about the teaching quality at LSE. However, I can’t help wondering how can LSE still have such a huge reputation if teaching is that bad? :confused:
    - Student profile: I’ve heard that half of LSE students are postgrads, and nearly 60% are international, while at King’s there’s only like 20% of the student population being international. Honestly, if these figures are true, I prefer King’s student profile…

    I’m really torn between LSE and KCL. One reason is because I might not get the second chance to come to LSE since applying for entry as a visiting student is undoubtedly easier and less competitive than as a postgrad, and I’m not quite confident in my academic records… On the other hand, it seems like King’s architecture (and especially the Maughan Library!) is much nicer, while LSE seems a bit too small and “cramped”, and I’m kinda stimulated by this factor :p: .

    Anyway, does anyone have any suggestions for me? I’d greatly appreciate it. :yes:
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    i think that KCL is a more "normal" university, whilst at LSE the people are there PURELY for the degree and to get a banking job. I think KCL the people may actually enjoy what they are doing.
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    You obviously want to go to LSE. My advice is to choose it and stop fighting your instincts.
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    How can you take courses in Maths, History and Law?
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    I think u should go to LSE. reading ur post, it sounds like u prefer it!
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    is KCL good in maths?
 
 
 
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