LLM UCL / KCL / LSE / QMUL 2019-20


LLM121
Hi everyone,
Is it only one applicant who mentioned that got rejected because the slots at LSE have been filled in? Has anyone else got rejected and got the same email?
I submitted my application at the beginning of Feb


I also applied in Feb and I don't think the slots have been filled up as the whole application is still open. Sending these types of emails in ongoing period acknowledging that the slots have been filled while keeping the application process open for anyone to apply, would constituted a deception. I really do not think that LSE would do something like that. Thus, I believe until they have received and processed certain number of applications which according to their calculations is sufficient, leading to inability to apply, it is all fine.


It does seem odd to keep the applications open if the slots have been covered but if you have a look at last year’s discussions students who applied in Feb or later got into a waiting list. Of course some of them just got rejected.

I do hope you are right though and that’s not the case at all. I only restated what other applicants have said as I don’t have a personal experience yet


Yes ofc makes sense. I just don't think it is automatically a lost battle. Also each year is different so we will see. I personally know someone applying for the UCL in March and still got in. I know this is LSE and not UCL but all in all, I do believe it is possible.
[quote][quote][quote]Hi everyone,
Is it only one applicant who mentioned that got rejected because the slots at LSE have been filled in? Has anyone else got rejected and got the same email?
I submitted my application at the beginning of Feb[/quote]

I also applied in Feb and I don't think the slots have been filled up as the whole application is still open. Sending these types of emails in ongoing period acknowledging that the slots have been filled while keeping the application process open for anyone to apply, would constituted a deception. I really do not think that LSE would do something like that. Thus, I believe until they have received and processed certain number of applications which according to their calculations is sufficient, leading to inability to apply, it is all fine. [/quote]

It does seem odd to keep the applications open if the slots have been covered but if you have a look at last year’s discussions students who applied in Feb or later got into a waiting list. Of course some of them just got rejected.

I do hope you are right though and that’s not the case at all. I only restated what other applicants have said as I don’t have a personal experience yet[/quote]

Yes ofc makes sense. I just don't think it is automatically a lost battle. Also each year is different so we will see. I personally know someone applying for the UCL in March and still got in. I know this is LSE and not UCL but all in all, I do believe it is possible.
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Hi everyone,
Is it only one applicant who mentioned that got rejected because the slots at LSE have been filled in? Has anyone else got rejected and got the same email?
I submitted my application at the beginning of Feb


I applied the last week of Jan, received my ID last week, 20 Feb. The status is "Under Consideration by the Department".
[quote]Hi everyone,
Is it only one applicant who mentioned that got rejected because the slots at LSE have been filled in? Has anyone else got rejected and got the same email?
I submitted my application at the beginning of Feb[/quote]

I applied the last week of Jan, received my ID last week, 20 Feb. The status is "Under Consideration by the Department".
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I applied to QMUL on the 18th for the LLM (General) programme, and my referee submitted his reference the following day in the evening. I am aware that postgraduate study is generally less competitive than undergraduate study but I have come across a very small number of posts about people being rejected from QMUL. If it helps, I achieved a 2.1 (62.48% overall) at Birkbeck in the Law LLB with three first class module marks during the third year and as far as I know, this does not necessarily guarantee me a place at QMUL but it's the majority of the battle. Is QMUL particularly competitive for the LLM (General) programme? Do undergraduate grades hold the most weight? Or would there be an equal distribution of weight between the grades, personal statement and reference.


I think it's a combination of all. I received a conditional offer from QMUL on 23/2 and I think my grades, PS, Reference and CV made impact.


Thanks for your response, I did not know that they could hand out offers over the weekend, so that's also good to know.


Well, I was surprised myself. In fact, the offer letter is dated/timed at 2:54am on a Saturday, and the email was actually sent around that time. I really admire their work ethics.
[quote][quote][quote]I applied to QMUL on the 18th for the LLM (General) programme, and my referee submitted his reference the following day in the evening. I am aware that postgraduate study is generally less competitive than undergraduate study but I have come across a very small number of posts about people being rejected from QMUL. If it helps, I achieved a 2.1 (62.48% overall) at Birkbeck in the Law LLB with three first class module marks during the third year and as far as I know, this does not necessarily guarantee me a place at QMUL but it's the majority of the battle. Is QMUL particularly competitive for the LLM (General) programme? Do undergraduate grades hold the most weight? Or would there be an equal distribution of weight between the grades, personal statement and reference.[/quote]

I think it's a combination of all. I received a conditional offer from QMUL on 23/2 and I think my grades, PS, Reference and CV made impact. [/quote]

Thanks for your response, I did not know that they could hand out offers over the weekend, so that's also good to know. [/quote]

Well, I was surprised myself. In fact, the offer letter is dated/timed at 2:54am on a Saturday, and the email was actually sent around that time. I really admire their work ethics.
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Just got a rejection mail from LSE. They gave a very generic response. To give a context, I applied on Dec 13, received my ID on Jan 3 and received the rejection e-mail yesterday.
Just got a rejection mail from LSE. They gave a very generic response. To give a context, I applied on Dec 13, received my ID on Jan 3 and received the rejection e-mail yesterday.

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rgo
Just got a rejection mail from LSE. They gave a very generic response. To give a context, I applied on Dec 13, received my ID on Jan 3 and received the rejection e-mail yesterday.



Sorry to hear that - could you kindly share with us the reasons they gave you?
[quote]Just got a rejection mail from LSE. They gave a very generic response. To give a context, I applied on Dec 13, received my ID on Jan 3 and received the rejection e-mail yesterday.

[/quote]

Sorry to hear that - could you kindly share with us the reasons they gave you?
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1.2.3.4.5.
Can you pls help me sort out something? I cannot see my IELTS test results appear in my LSE4You Application Tracker (neither in the ID email for that matter). I just realised this....
1. Do you guys see any reference to your proof of English in LSE4You or in the ID email?
2. Have you received any additional email (maybe confirming that all of your supporting documents have been received or something is missing) after the ID email but before offer/rejection?
Many thanks!!! I'm in week 10 now...
Can you pls help me sort out something? I cannot see my IELTS test results appear in my LSE4You Application Tracker (neither in the ID email for that matter). I just realised this....
1. Do you guys see any reference to your proof of English in LSE4You or in the ID email?
2. Have you received any additional email (maybe confirming that all of your supporting documents have been received or something is missing) after the ID email but before offer/rejection?
Many thanks!!! I'm in week 10 now...
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Just got a rejection mail from LSE. They gave a very generic response. To give a context, I applied on Dec 13, received my ID on Jan 3 and received the rejection e-mail yesterday.



Sorry to hear that - could you kindly share with us the reasons they gave you?
So this is what LSE had to say:

"Whilst it is not the policy of the School to give specific reasons for decisions, we offer the following to clarify matters. Decisions are contingent upon the availability of places, there are simply not enough places to give an offer to everybody with a first, upper second or equivalent. Many applicants, most of whom are extremely well qualified, are inevitably disappointed. Departments are looking for excellent references, a focussed personal statement and in some cases relevant work experience and good test results."

I guess I'll now be heading to King's as I have an offer from the school. Cheers!
[quote][quote]Just got a rejection mail from LSE. They gave a very generic response. To give a context, I applied on Dec 13, received my ID on Jan 3 and received the rejection e-mail yesterday.

[/quote]

Sorry to hear that - could you kindly share with us the reasons they gave you?[/quote] So this is what LSE had to say:

"Whilst it is not the policy of the School to give specific reasons for decisions, we offer the following to clarify matters. Decisions are contingent upon the availability of places, there are simply not enough places to give an offer to everybody with a first, upper second or equivalent. Many applicants, most of whom are extremely well qualified, are inevitably disappointed. Departments are looking for excellent references, a focussed personal statement and in some cases relevant work experience and good test results."

I guess I'll now be heading to King's as I have an offer from the school. Cheers!
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dbears
Anyone heard back from KCL recently? It’s been over a month since I submitted my application, but my document status is still “received”.
Anyone heard back from KCL recently? It’s been over a month since I submitted my application, but my document status is still “received”.
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49109
Anyone heard back from KCL recently? It’s been over a month since I submitted my application, but my document status is still “received”.


I received an offer from KCL yesterday, 26 February. It has been more than a month from my application completed on 14 January. Hope you will hear from the school soon! Fingers crossed.
[quote]Anyone heard back from KCL recently? It’s been over a month since I submitted my application, but my document status is still “received”. [/quote]

I received an offer from KCL yesterday, 26 February. It has been more than a month from my application completed on 14 January. Hope you will hear from the school soon! Fingers crossed.
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Just got a rejection mail from LSE. They gave a very generic response. To give a context, I applied on Dec 13, received my ID on Jan 3 and received the rejection e-mail yesterday.



Hi which LLM did you apply for at LSE
[quote]Just got a rejection mail from LSE. They gave a very generic response. To give a context, I applied on Dec 13, received my ID on Jan 3 and received the rejection e-mail yesterday.

[/quote]

Hi which LLM did you apply for at LSE
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dbears
Anyone heard back from KCL recently? It’s been over a month since I submitted my application, but my document status is still “received”.


I received an offer from KCL yesterday, 26 February. It has been more than a month from my application completed on 14 January. Hope you will hear from the school soon! Fingers crossed.


Thank you for your reply. I hope I can hear from them soon.
[quote][quote]Anyone heard back from KCL recently? It’s been over a month since I submitted my application, but my document status is still “received”. [/quote]

I received an offer from KCL yesterday, 26 February. It has been more than a month from my application completed on 14 January. Hope you will hear from the school soon! Fingers crossed.[/quote]

Thank you for your reply. I hope I can hear from them soon.
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rofyee
Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th.
Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th.
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Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th.


Hi,
Thanks for sharing. Did you get notified via email or you have been logging to LSE 4U and noticed it?
[quote]Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th. [/quote]

Hi,
Thanks for sharing. Did you get notified via email or you have been logging to LSE 4U and noticed it?
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rgo
Just got a rejection mail from LSE. They gave a very generic response. To give a context, I applied on Dec 13, received my ID on Jan 3 and received the rejection e-mail yesterday.



Sorry to hear that - could you kindly share with us the reasons they gave you?
So this is what LSE had to say:

"Whilst it is not the policy of the School to give specific reasons for decisions, we offer the following to clarify matters. Decisions are contingent upon the availability of places, there are simply not enough places to give an offer to everybody with a first, upper second or equivalent. Many applicants, most of whom are extremely well qualified, are inevitably disappointed. Departments are looking for excellent references, a focussed personal statement and in some cases relevant work experience and good test results."

I guess I'll now be heading to King's as I have an offer from the school. Cheers!


Thanks for that!! All the best in KCL!
[quote][quote][quote]Just got a rejection mail from LSE. They gave a very generic response. To give a context, I applied on Dec 13, received my ID on Jan 3 and received the rejection e-mail yesterday.

[/quote]

Sorry to hear that - could you kindly share with us the reasons they gave you?[/quote] So this is what LSE had to say:

"Whilst it is not the policy of the School to give specific reasons for decisions, we offer the following to clarify matters. Decisions are contingent upon the availability of places, there are simply not enough places to give an offer to everybody with a first, upper second or equivalent. Many applicants, most of whom are extremely well qualified, are inevitably disappointed. Departments are looking for excellent references, a focussed personal statement and in some cases relevant work experience and good test results."

I guess I'll now be heading to King's as I have an offer from the school. Cheers![/quote]

Thanks for that!! All the best in KCL!
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rofyee
Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th.


Hi,
Thanks for sharing. Did you get notified via email or you have been logging to LSE 4U and noticed it?


Hey, no I have not been notified yet. I logged in yesterday and there was no movement, and logged in today and it had moved.
[quote][quote]Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th. [/quote]

Hi,
Thanks for sharing. Did you get notified via email or you have been logging to LSE 4U and noticed it?[/quote]

Hey, no I have not been notified yet. I logged in yesterday and there was no movement, and logged in today and it had moved.
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kartik
Hi has anyone here applied for llm in comparative and international dispute resolution at QMUL?
Hi has anyone here applied for llm in comparative and international dispute resolution at QMUL?
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1.2.3.4.5.
Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th.


Pls let us know if you have any update. :)
[quote]Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th. [/quote]

Pls let us know if you have any update. :)
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rofyee
Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th.


Pls let us know if you have any update. :)


No news so far, unfortunately.
[quote][quote]Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th. [/quote]

Pls let us know if you have any update. :)[/quote]

No news so far, unfortunately.
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Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th.


Pls let us know if you have any update. :)


No news so far, unfortunately.


Sorry if it’s a silly question. I was wondering what exactly do you mean with the transcript movement?
[quote][quote][quote]Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th. [/quote]

Pls let us know if you have any update. :)[/quote]

No news so far, unfortunately. [/quote]

Sorry if it’s a silly question. I was wondering what exactly do you mean with the transcript movement?
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rofyee


Pls let us know if you have any update. :)


No news so far, unfortunately.


Sorry if it’s a silly question. I was wondering what exactly do you mean with the transcript movement?


It’s not a silly question, some of the earlier posters noted that the list of submitted documents in their LSE For You application page changed shortly before receiving an offer. The transcript listing moves to the bottom of the pile of received documents.
[quote][quote][quote][quote]Hi everyone, my transcript moved down today. I applied in early December and got my ID around the 20th. [/quote]

Pls let us know if you have any update. :)[/quote]

No news so far, unfortunately. [/quote]

Sorry if it’s a silly question. I was wondering what exactly do you mean with the transcript movement?[/quote]

It’s not a silly question, some of the earlier posters noted that the list of submitted documents in their LSE For You application page changed shortly before receiving an offer. The transcript listing moves to the bottom of the pile of received documents.
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