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How To Get Into MIT?

September 7, 2020 8:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is one of the top research universities in the world, specialising in teaching and researching the physical and natural sciences and engineering. If you are interested in studying for an undergraduate degree with a scientific focus, or conducting world leading research in such disciplines, MIT is one of the top destinations in the world....


The Top 10 UK Universities

September 6, 2020 6:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

At the time of writing this blog, it is June and traditionally at this time of year in the admissions cycle, this means that things are beginning to ramp up. It is likely that you are preparing to take mock exams in school in a matter of weeks, the results of which will be used to determine your predicted grades...


How To Apply To A UK University? Step-by-Step Guide

September 6, 2020 5:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you want to apply to any university in the UK for an undergraduate course, you need to do so through a centralised application system called Universities and Colleges Admissions Service or UCAS. The deadline for all courses at Oxford and Cambridge is 15th October. If you are applying for a Medicine, Veterinary or Dentistry you should also apply by...


Three Differences Between Studying at a British and an American University

September 6, 2020 5:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The choice between applying to US or UK universities is often a clear one. Generally, people either dream of studying in the US, or have always wanted to attend a university in the UK.  Either way, there are considerable differences between the two options. The application processes are entirely different, and life at a UK university is a very different...


Applying to an American University from the UK?

September 6, 2020 5:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Over the last few years, an increasing number of UK students have been tempted to venture across the pond for university. The increase in tuition fees, the global reputation of American universities and the variety offered by a liberal arts education are all factors compelling people to apply to a US university. If you are living and studying in the...


Picking A-Level Subjects

September 6, 2020 5:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the biggest decisions that a student must make in their early academic career is what subjects they will choose to specialise in when it comes to their A-Level exams. Up to this point, plenty of people have had most subject choices dictated to them by the school. However, what A-Level subjects you choose will have a significant impact...


So, You Want To Apply For PPE?

September 3, 2020 10:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (known by almost everyone as PPE) is one of the most talked about degrees when it comes to Oxford University. It has one of the largest undergraduate cohorts of any subject (with more than 200 undergraduates taken a year) and has been considered to be one of the most influential alumni networks in the country. It...


How To Get Into Medicine At Cambridge

September 3, 2020 1:47 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In general, being accepted to study Medicine at any university is incredibly demanding and already requires excellent grades across specific subjects. Choosing to apply to Cambridge only increases the number of hurdles you have to clear before being accepted to study. The best way to begin preparing your application for undergraduate Medicine at Cambridge is to be informed as much...


Applying for Medicine in the UK?

September 3, 2020 1:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

All applications to university pose a certain degree of challenge to them. Even if you are not applying for a Russell Group University, there are people who will want to have the same opportunity that you are aspiring to secure. But, to paraphrase George Orwell’s Animal Farm, ‘All applications are competitive, but some applications are more competitive than others.’ When...


Top 10 Student Cities in the UK

September 3, 2020 1:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

London It should go without saying, but I have to include London in the list of the best student cities. While there are significant downsides, such as long travel times and cost, London has so much to offer that it’s impossible not to recommend. For one thing, the capital is so large that something is going on for everybody. Whether...