fra123 Posted August 16, 2012 Share Posted August 16, 2012 Hi everyone! I am a student at the 'University of Verona' (Italy) and I just completed the first year of a three-year economics undergraduate course. My grades average is 28.4/30 so it's quite high and I'll probably spend the next academic year in Madrid on an Erasmus programme.... I am posting this thread because I have been accepted by UCL for an undergraduare programme called 'Statistics and Economics' and I am now undecided on whether go to UCL or just stay at the University of Verona. Pros and Cons of going to UCL: PROS: - UCL it's a uni that ranks high on international rankings - I would have less classes hours per week so maybe I'll be able to have some internships in London - It may be easier to be accepted by a good graduate school or being offered good jobs in UK or US after I graduate from UCL CONS: - I would graduate a year later as I am now a sophomore and if I went to UCL I would have to restart as a freshman - The tuition fee is really high and I woul have to pay much for the accomodation too - I have already had some experience abroad (I spent 2 years in Bedford and 1 year in New York) - I would miss the opportunity to go to Spain next year and learn Spanish (even though I'm sure they have interesting exchange programmes at UCL too) Honestly I am sure I'll receive a good education at the University of Verona too so the main reason why I would go to UCL is because I feel graduate schools and employers would consider me a lot more if I went to UCL than if I went to University of Verona. Which one do you think is the best choice: go to UCL or stay at the University of Verona? Thank you in advace!! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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