London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London
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Cons

What are the worst things about studying at your university?

2016

"The culture is really career-oriented, which can be a intense and stressful."
"The stressful revision and exam period."
"It can be too corporate in nature with less of an academic culture than you might expect. The focus seems to be more on helping people into white-collar career paths."
"It's very career-orientated and has a lack of study spaces."
"The large workload without any reading weeks for the mathematics course leaves you with 11 straight weeks of university learning each term."
"Very central London is an expensive area. The amount of work can sometimes be intimidating."
"It can be a very competitive environment at times and the social life is a bit boring. Exam timetables also come out late."
"The course is much more challenging for economics than other universities. However, this is what gives LSE the prestige."
"Some of the dryers do not dry clothes fully and the halls have floor structures that can make it hard to socialise with others."
"Not a big community feel and a very small campus."


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