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“Get the CDROM version”

published 22/12/2000

Complete yet concise

Book isn't helpful for Joint Schools courses

A very useful book, if you know *exactly* what you want to do, and it's a single subject. I wanted to apply for courses in Mathematics and Computer Science. Or Computing with Mathematics. or Computation and Mathematics. Point is, in the UCAS directory it is hard to look for a range of subjects...

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You can recycle it

They naver have enough copies of the CD-ROM versio...

When i first saw this book i was aghast. It is now the size of a phone directory, and has hundreds of pages of small fonts and little numbers that you are meant to understand. That said it is free so we can forgive UCAS if they don't spend to much time making it user friendly. Overall it contains...

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“outdated waste of paper”

published 14/06/2001

a good reference point

superceeded by CD-ROM and internet services.

every person entering the ucas system gets this - thats hundreds of copies per college or sixthform. and reading the other comments you can see guess how thick it is. five years ago, even two, this book was a veritable mine of information for the 17-18 year old poring over it, imagining the...

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Once you have decided what course you want to do, the UCAS handbook is an excellent source to chose which course to do and where, and it especially comes in handy when you are applying for a University place. It lists the institutions across the country, and the courses they offer. This way you...

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