Articles in 'University applications'

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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 […]

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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. Many fear this is too much change, too soon.

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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 university. With £18,000 per year tuition fees, it’s not hard to see why the college is facing claims of academic elitism…

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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 you our top tips on acing the interview across the pond!

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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 essay for Ivy League success!

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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.

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    UK Students Turn to Ivy League

    02nd March 2012

    We take a look at the rising trend for UK students to choose Ivy League universities over elite UK institutions. Are soaring tuition fees to blame? And what attractions do US universities hold for UK students?

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