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  • University Applications at “Crisis Point”
    01st December 2011

    As the university applications period progresses, the number of students applying for higher education courses continues to fall dramatically compared to this time last year. The government continues to make excuses, but the opposition has stepped forward with a bold new promise for higher education.

  • Real Oxbridge Interview Questions Answered: Medicine
    18th November 2011

    This week’s Real Oxbridge Interview Questions Answered blog takes on one of the most feared interviews of all: medicine. Discover what an Oxbridge medicine admissions tutor is really looking for and how to deliver it through the interview, with a genuine Oxford University interview question as an example.

  • Real Oxbridge Interview Questions Answered: Engineering
    04th November 2011

    Ever wanted to know how to approach a question in an Oxbridge interview? Nervous about the ‘scary’ Oxbridge interview process? Wish you could see some examples of actual past Oxbridge interview questions? You’ve come to the right place! This week: Engineering.

  • UCAS ‘Favours Rich Kids’
    01st November 2011

    UCAS, the university applications body, has published the results of a report into the whole university applications process, which suggests that the current system may allow unfair advantages to pupils from private schools and privileged backgrounds. It has recommended a comprehensive overhaul of the system, including a move for university places to be allocated after A-level grades have been awarded.

  • Real Oxbridge Interview Questions Answered: Law
    28th October 2011

    Law can be one of the most intimidating subjects to prepare for at interview, as many candidates worry about not knowing enough technical detail. This genuine Oxford Interview question shows that technique is actually much more important than prior knowledge.

  • University applications plummet as tuition fees rise
    25th October 2011

    Early figures show a dramatic drop in applications to university from UK students. We look at the details behind the statistics, and consider who has been most severely deterred from applying to higher education as a result of the new tuition fees system.

  • Oxbridge Interview Questions: Biological Sciences
    23rd October 2011

    More great admissions tips this week as we tackle another real Oxbridge interview question and consider some of the many ways in which it might be successfully answered. This week’s subject is Biological Sciences.

  • Oxbridge Interview Questions: English Literature
    17th October 2011

    The first in a new series of blogs taking individual genuine Oxbridge interview questions and showing a wide variety of ways to tackle them at interview. This week, English Literature.

  • Real Oxbridge Interview Questions Revealed!
    10th October 2011

    In a controversial move, specific genuine Oxbridge interview questions have been released for the first time in an attempt to demystify the applications process. We look at the set of questions released and draw conclusions from them about what to expect from an Oxbridge interview, and how you are expected to answer.

  • How To Get Into Oxbridge: Interview
    23rd September 2011

    Forget the warnings; forget the horror stories; our ‘How to Get into Oxbridge’ blog is here to demystify the Oxbridge interview process! Follow our top tips to interview and application success!