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    I am in a bit of a dilemma here.

    I know clearly that Keele and Manchester are two entirely different places. Keele has offered me a place to study Medicine there but I failed to obtain the grade for Manchester and I sent a letter of appeal to them.

    Should I wait until Manchester replies then accept the Keele offer?

    Also, is it a first come first serve basis for Keele? Thing is... I didn't meet my offer for Keele but they accepted me. Would it put me at a disadvantage if I don't accept them early?

    I personally love Keele more than Manchester because of the more rustic and green environment. Both use PBL but when it comes to Manchester, it has higher rankings...

    I would love to study at Keele but should I wait until Manchester gives me a reply?
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    Nah, take up Keele, you've been offered a place - they want you!

    Manchester is a good city but you can get there from Keele. Yes Manchester is higher rankings, but student satisfaction is extremely low.
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    (Original post by Spacecam)
    Nah, take up Keele, you've been offered a place - they want you!

    Manchester is a good city but you can get there from Keele. Yes Manchester is higher rankings, but student satisfaction is extremely low.
    Thanks. I think that your words really hit the spot for me.... I really want to study at Keele Uni. I know that the medicine course at Keele is also accredited by the GMC but will employers care if you graduated from Keele or Manchester?
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    (Original post by Catchetat)
    Thanks. I think that your words really hit the spot for me.... I really want to study at Keele Uni. I know that the medicine course at Keele is also accredited by the GMC but will employers care if you graduated from Keele or Manchester?
    Nah. It's the rotations and placements you get in FY1 etc that matter much more
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    (Original post by Spacecam)
    Manchester is a good city but you can get there from Keele. Yes Manchester is higher rankings, but student satisfaction is extremely low.
    Student satisfaction can't be objectively measured and the method they use to determine it is very dubious.

    (Original post by Catchetat)
    Thanks. I think that your words really hit the spot for me.... I really want to study at Keele Uni. I know that the medicine course at Keele is also accredited by the GMC but will employers care if you graduated from Keele or Manchester?
    How much did you miss the offer? if its abit then you might have a chance. I would go with the uni that you want to study at.
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    (Original post by Simplicity)
    Student satisfaction can't be objectively measured and the method they use to determine it is very dubious.


    How much did you miss the offer? if its abit then you might have a chance. I would go with the uni that you want to study at.

    Read this post: http://myshirtsmellsofspectrumhbv.bl...anchester.html
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    (Original post by Spacecam)
    Read this post: http://myshirtsmellsofspectrumhbv.bl...anchester.html
    This proves nothing.

    Also, what's with wanting to be spoon-fed? basically, he was arguing that Manchester is bad because it has a do it yourself attitude. Whats so bad about that?

    I think its just lazyness.
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    (Original post by Simplicity)

    I think its just lazyness.
    It really is. There are roughly two camps of people at Manchester - those that like (or don't mind) PBL and those that hate it - the latter group are usually made up of people who've failed a couple of exams and, rather than blame themselves, would rather blame the medical school...
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    I can't give any advice from a medical perspective, but I did my first degree at Keele and had the time of my life. In terms of student life, the fact that its in the middle of nowhere means that its a really tight community, and the place has a real buzz about it. Wednesday nights in the union, ah those were the days...
 
 
 
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