Articles in 'university applications'

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    A quick guide to the proposed government loans for PhD study
    23rd February 2017
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    University often ‘wasted on teenagers’, says UCAS chief
    14th May 2014

    Mary Curnock Cook, chief executive of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), says that university is sometimes “wasted on the young” because many school leavers end up...

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    Top UK Universities 2013
    25th May 2012

    The prestigious Guardian University Guide 2013 shows some suprising upsets in the rankings as tuition fees loom…

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    Still More Upheaval Ahead for UK Universities
    28th April 2012

    Before the dust has settled on the enormous upheaval to tuition fees and university policy, the government is already making moves to shake up higher education and university admissions in 2013. Ma...

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    £18,000 Private College has “Lowest State School Intake”
    22nd April 2012

    The controversial New College of the Humanities has hit the headlines once again, as academics claim its 22% state school intake represents the lowest number of state school pupils taken by any uni...

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    Fairer UCAS Applications Scrapped
    28th March 2012

    UCAS has shelved plans to introduce post-results university applications, in spite of many students feeling it would be a much fairer and more transparent way to organise admissions.

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    How to Ace an Ivy League Interview
    13th March 2012

    Prospective applicants might be surprised by just how greatly the Ivy League interview differs from the traditional, academic process favoured by UK institutions like Oxford and Cambridge. We give ...

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    How to Write the Perfect Ivy League Admissions Essay
    09th March 2012

    Writing an Ivy League admissions essay is a daunting task, particularly for UK students who are unfamiliar with the style and content required. Follow our top tips to create the perfect admissions ...

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    How to Get Into the Ivy League
    05th March 2012

    Applying to the American Ivy League from the UK is no simple task. We have the lowdown on everything you need to know to ace that Ivy League application, from SAT tests to admissions essays.