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Student Profile: Mauricio Escamilla Paredes


MSc Economics

How did you find out about Warwick?

Exhibition in Mexico City.

Did you consider applying anywhere else? What are the main reasons you chose Warwick?

I also considered the London School of Economics. I chose Warwick due the university's reputation and ranking in Economics, and also because of the funding available.

Did you receive any help with your application form and visa application, or any funding?

I applied through the online application system. The people of LoveUK helped me with the application.

I am funding my studies with a combination of scholarship from CONACyT, tuition fee reduction from Warwick, due to their agreement with the funding body, and own funding.

How was your arrival?

Due to delays with my visa, I arrived 2 weeks after the start of the programme. Fortunately, the staff department give me an excellent advice.

What was the best thing about your experience of student life at Warwick?

The infrastructure (building, edification and natural areas). Also, the programme covers excellent material.

What do you hope to achieve when you graduate?

I will apply for jobs.

What advice would you give to anyone considering studying at Warwick?

Prepare to use significant proportion of your day in study.

What makes you happiest about being a student here?

Has a good reputation and ranking.