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    A third from Cambridge.
    174
    30.00%
    A 2:2 from the Uni of Nottingham.
    141
    24.31%
    A 2:1 from Canterbury Christ Church.
    101
    17.41%
    A first from Thames Valley.
    164
    28.28%

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    (Original post by chigz32)
    First from any uni owns!
    Not from TVU really.. I highly doubt it's as hard to get a First there as it is at more "prestigious" universities.
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    (Original post by Jonty99)
    Not from TVU really.. I highly doubt it's as hard to get a First there as it is at more "prestigious" universities.
    Ok you have a point, you get the grades etc to get into Cambridge/Notts, and true, it may not be as hard to get a first there, but if its in say, Law, getting a first there must be better then getting a 2nd from bottom pass from Oxbridge. It shows you've slipped up somewhere, rather then done the opposite
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    Only on TSR!
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    You must've have been pretty clever to have gotten into Cambridge but I personally wouldn't trade it with my 2:1 at De Montfort University and Ma Masters at the University of Nottingham..
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    Wow, can't belive how equal the votes are!

    I chose 2.ii at Notts because it is a fairly well known uni (especially for the area I'm interested in), I don't really think there's that much between a 2.i and a 2.ii to be honest and I don't think a third is very good.
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    Cambridge. If I'd actually got into Cambridge, it'd mean I have a lot of UCAS points. A lot can be done with a high amount of UCAS points.

    Anyone who gets a third from Cambridge must be both intelligent and lazy.
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    its mostly about the grades you get, not where you go. Its like saying what would you rather do

    go to eton and get 4 D at A level or go to St Chav High and get 4 A*
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    (Original post by academic.fail)
    its mostly about the grades you get, not where you go. Its like saying what would you rather do

    go to eton and get 4 D at A level or go to St Chav High and get 4 A*
    The majority of TSR would probably go for the former, sadly enough. (Prestige is so much better than personal achievement, amirite guise? :rolleyes:)

    LOL at the second school name though.
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    1st from TVU - don't wanna go to cambridge (have no urge to try and make myself feel better than others) and would enjoy the challenge of gaining a 1st.
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    (Original post by Andylol)
    Employers are employing YOU and not your university.

    So a first from TVU please.
    Yeah but if YOU chose to go to the worst uni in the country, doesn't say much about your talent..
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    A 2:1or a First because I want to do a decent Post Grad.
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    Cambridge lol
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    (Original post by Olivia_Lightbulb)
    A third from Cambridge. At least you can still say "Oh yes and I went to Cambridge" and raise your eyebrow elegantly.
    A First from Thames Valley is worth little more than the certificate it's printed on.
    It's a first, so i'd say it's worth a fair bit more than the certificate it's printed on. :eyebrow:





    Don't you sound stuck up and lovely :awesome:
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    (Original post by Melting Sugar.)
    It's a first, so i'd say it's worth a fair bit more than the certificate it's printed on. :eyebrow:





    Don't you sound stuck up and lovely :awesome:

    Yes, but from Thames Valley? :lolwut:
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    (Original post by IcEmAn911)
    You must've have been pretty clever to have gotten into Cambridge but I personally wouldn't trade it with my 2:1 at De Montfort University and Ma Masters at the University of Nottingham..
    did you get a high 2.1? did you have good a-levels and gcses?
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    Notts. because it is a superb uni.
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    (Original post by Olivia_Lightbulb)
    Yes, but from Thames Valley? :lolwut:
    Is that snobbery creeping in? :awesome:
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    :rofl:

    Only would deluded, prestige-obsessed TSRians opt for a third from Cambridge.

    You're in for a shock.
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    (Original post by Olivia_Lightbulb)
    Yes, but from Thames Valley? :lolwut:
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    (Original post by academic.fail)
    its mostly about the grades you get, not where you go. Its like saying what would you rather do

    go to eton and get 4 D at A level or go to St Chav High and get 4 A*

    No it's not the same at all.

    Grades at A Level are awarded by the exam board. Uni classes are awarded by the University. BIG difference there.
 
 
 

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