University Application (4)
University Application (4)

Picking A-Level Subjects

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...

The Best A-Level Subject Combinations For Applying to University

Choosing the right A-Level subjects can be vital for your university application: that’s because some subjects work better together than others, and when you apply to a competitive course it’s crucial that you choose the subject combinations that the admissions board are looking for.  There are three main ways of making this decision: Work with an education concierge to identify...

How to Reduce Stress Around University Interviews

It’s that time of the year again. Final-year secondary school students are beginning to hear back from universities in the UK and abroad, and admissions stress is beginning to kick in. Even more stressful than waiting to find out whether your top choice has accepted you, is knowing that you might have to clear one final hurdle: the university interview....

IB or A-Levels: Which Is Best For Entrance Into Top Universities?

The debate regarding whether it is better to study A-Levels or the IB (International Baccalaureate) has been ongoing for some time. (You can learn more about the IB in our podcast here.  The truth is, both programmes have their advantages and disadvantages. IB, for example, is an all-rounder programme that pushes the student to be more independent and self-sufficient. It...