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    Strengthen your university application: make the right CHOICE

Strengthen your university application: make the right CHOICE

Are you:

in Year 12 at a state school?
considering applying to a top university to study a social science?
someone who wants to boost their learning and experience – and stand out from the crowd?

If your answers are “Yes” to all the questions above, then you should apply to LSE’s flagship Widening Participation programme LSE CHOICE.

What is it?


Long Road to PhD applications

A post by alumni blogger Marina.

So you like research? Do you feel like you would prefer to continue doing research? Would you like to do a PhD after your MSc? I have laid out a mini-guide about how to successfully apply for a PhD.

Disclaimer: this is advice is for people who are considering a european PhD programme only.

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December 9th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|
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    If I could tell you one thing…lessons in how to create and how to succeed

If I could tell you one thing…lessons in how to create and how to succeed

A guest post by Anjida Sripongworakul, MSc Management Science (Decision Sciences) student

Innocent Foundation’s Richard Reed shares nine lessons on life.

Imagine that a stranger steps up to you and asks, “In all that you have learned, if you could tell me the one most important thing, what is it?”

And so went the story Richard Reed retold at his LSE evening lecture, […]

November 16th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|
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    The importance of stopping, taking stock, then moving forward

The importance of stopping, taking stock, then moving forward

A post by LSE alum Ria

I am thinking back to the person I was when at LSE… Always on the move, work and then some more, getting to know exciting people, and never getting enough of my School and all that it has to offer. It was a jolt of energy to my system – kind of like a […]

November 15th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|

7 ways computers will change our lives

A guest post by Marie Misund Bringslid, MSc Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation student

Google boss Eric Schmidt shared his visions for the future.

Friday night and the Old Theatre at LSE was packed with students, academics and some of Britain’s computing pioneers to hear Schmidt’s predictions and opinions on the future of computer technology. Schmidt helped grow Google from […]

October 18th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|

Transitioning from Student to Alumna/us

You have worked hard, spent endless days and nights in the library, finished your exams, and are moving on. Now what?

What many students may not realise is that you are part of the LSE alumni community – a lifelong global network of over 133,000 contactable members all over the world. As part of this network, LSE alumni can access […]

June 15th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|

Applying for September 2017 entry? How best to prepare

If you’re thinking of coming to LSE for your undergraduate studies in September 2017, here are some steps you should start thinking about now.

Attend a UCAS exhibition

If you’re still considering your options, attending a UCAS higher education exhibition is a great way of meeting representatives from different institutions and narrowing down your options. From the beginning of March up until […]

February 29th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|

To LSE: a home away from home

A post by LSE alum Ria

I remember being perched atop my keyboard, when an e-mail notification sounded from my computer. There it was! Was I to be an LSE-goer? With a wee bit of trepidation, I opened the sealed digital envelope. It was a resounding yes! In all my life, I’ve never experienced such heady joy. It was akin […]

November 23rd, 2015|Student life|0 Comments|

General Course trip to Cumberland Lodge

On a sunny Friday afternoon, the 2nd of October, a few score General Course students stepped onto a bus that would carry them to Cumberland Lodge, nestled within the 5,000-acre Windsor Great Park. While situated less than a two-hour drive from the LSE campus, the students would be transported to a place of both learning and cultural discovery. There […]

October 28th, 2015|Student life|0 Comments|
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    Careers advice from an LSE Master’s in Management graduate

Careers advice from an LSE Master’s in Management graduate

Post written by Shrey, LSE alumnus and graduate of the Master’s in Management programme.

There are two reasons for the meme above:

I have just finished “revising” Terminators 1-4 this weekend in anticipation of catching ‘Terminator 5: Genisys’ (sic) in theatres this week
I used to be a student blogger for the LSE here and have just rejoined as an alum blogger

Quite […]

August 21st, 2015|Student life|0 Comments|

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