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To firm or not to firm?

Once you’ve sent off your application the most nerve-racking and stressful part comes around: waiting for the offers. Some universities are quick and will send you their decision within a week, others will keep you waiting for months. 1,086 more words

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My personal statement (NatSci)


Something that might shock you: I don’t know how to write a personal statement. Despite my successful application, I still remain unsure as to whether my personal statement is ‘what they wanted’. 1,008 more words


Making A Statement

Last week, the Sutton Trust published a Research Brief that I co-authored with the HE Access Network. The theme is a familiar one for me: the UCAS personal statement. 196 more words


Week 5 2016: The Week I Saw Derulo

Last Friday, I hurriedly published my diary, I apologise but it was for a good cause – I was going for food and drinks at TGI’s. 586 more words


Is vocational education in England really ‘inadequate’?

The case for the prosecution:

“Educational provision for the many children who do not succeed at 16 or who would prefer an alternative to higher education, is inadequate at best and non-existent at worst.”

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Applying for Sixth Form!

What is ‘sixth form’??

For those of you that don’t know what sixth form means, it refers to the years 12 and 13. After completion of high school, which goes up to year 11, comes sixth form. 531 more words


Skills and Knowledge Presentation


Applying and being accepted into universities, apprenticeships and job opportunities requires many things. Writing and reading skills are very essential, even if your doing something that barely requires it. 419 more words