US College Admission

How to make a successful US College Application

July 31st 2018 - Admin

Every year thousands of British students apply to go to an American college or university and continue their education Stateside. Want to join them? Here’s what you need to know about the US admissions system:

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Masters Degree Application UK

How to apply for a Masters Programme in the UK

July 31st 2018 - Admin

Applying for a Masters is a demanding process that can’t be dashed off in an afternoon, and extending your education in the hope that it will enhance your career prospects and improve your earning potential is a big decision. Here are some tips from our University Admissions Consultants...

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Choosing Your UK Senior School

Choosing Your UK Senior School

July 31st 2018 - Peter Tait

Peter Tait's guide to the most important questions parents should be asking when choosing a UK senior school...

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Choosing the right UK prep school

Choosing the right prep school

July 16th 2018 - Peter Tait

UK Education Consultant, Peter Tait, explains the criteria you can employ and questions you should be asking to make the task of choosing a prep school a lot less daunting...

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What if … my teenager doesn’t get the right grades for university?

What if … my teenager doesn’t get the right grades for university?

July 15th 2018 - Dr Helen Wright

Most UK university places are awarded provisionally, based on predicted grades in final school leaving examinations, but what can you do if your child doesn’t get the right grades?

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6th form students

How to write the perfect UCAS application

July 7th 2018 - Admin

Applying to go to university is one of the biggest decision of a young person’s life and understandably many find the process overwhelming. Competition for places is fierce and you...

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Relocating to the UK

What you need to know about relocating to the UK to study

July 7th 2018 - Admin

Every year thousands of families move to the UK, lured by the offer of work, a change in lifestyle or the desire to give their children a British education. We’re proud to have...

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Oxford and Cambridge Entrance

How to maximise your chances of winning a place at Oxford or Cambridge

July 2nd 2018 - Admin

Oxford and Cambridge are two of the best universities in the world so it’s no surprise that competition between applicants is fierce. Excellent qualifications help but they are by...

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Education consultant Judith Aitken separates fact from fiction on the 7+ exams...

Banishing 7+ myths: the truth about school entrance exams

June 11th 2018 - Judith Aitken

We’ve listed the top 5 myths that make the rounds each year on the run up to the 7+ exams; including some which are complete hearsay, as well as the ones you should definitely take heed of...

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Advice from our education consultants on how to choose the right summer school for your child.

Choosing a summer school for your child

June 7th 2018 - Zoe Tyndall

Choosing a summer school can seem like a difficult task with so many on offer that appear similar upon first glance. A good first step is to sit down with your child and work out between you what they want, and what you want for them, from their summer.

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How to decide between Oxford and Cambridge University - Advice from our Oxbridge Admissions Consultancy

Deciding between Oxford and Cambridge

June 7th 2018 - Zoe Tyndall

So, you've decided to apply to Oxbridge. You can't apply to both, so how do you choose? Our University Admissions consultants have compiled a few similarities and differences to help make your Oxbridge application a little easier...

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Applying to a British University, why and how?

Applying to a British University, why and how?

June 7th 2018 - Craig Van de Velde

Degrees from UK Universities rank amongst some of the highest in the world, and the UK offers a number of scholarships, loans, and grants for International Students. Craig Van de Velde explains how and why you should apply...

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Can any UCAS University Application really be perfect? Well, maybe not perfect, but with this 'how to' guide from Craig Van de Velde, you'll be close!

How to make the perfect UCAS University Application

June 7th 2018 - Craig Van de Velde

Can any UCAS University Application really be perfect? Well, maybe not perfect, but with this 'how to' guide from Craig Van de Velde, you'll be close!

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A generation or two ago, children went to boarding school at the age of seven or eight. No longer. So what is the right age today?

What is the right age to consider a UK boarding school for your child?

June 7th 2018 - William Dunlop

A generation or two ago, children went to boarding school at the age of seven or eight. No longer. So what is the right age today?

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What do top educators recommend children do with their Summer holidays?

Making the most of the summer break

June 5th 2018 - Dr. Helen Wright

What do top educators recommend children do with their Summer holidays?

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Here are items our school placement consultants consider to be top of the agenda when choosing the ideal school

UK Prep Schools - Finding "the one"

June 2nd 2018 - Judith Aitken

When it comes to selecting a school for your child, the entire process can be just as stressful as moving house or starting a new job. It can be difficult to know where to begin. Here are items our school placement consultants consider to be top of the agenda when choosing the ideal school.

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Recent international US College Graduates share their insights and tips

International US College grads share insights & tips - Part 1

May 18th 2018 - Susie Cochin De Billy

The decision to attend university in a foreign country is a declaration of courage. To demystify the experience, we contacted recent US College graduates to find out what took them by surprise - both academically and socially.

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Choosing the right school - how a school placement consultancy can help

Exploring all the possibilities in choosing schools: why parents need a trusted guide

May 15th 2018 - Dr Helen Wright

Parents should not expect to walk alone through the thorny process of choosing a school, or of ensuring that their child is well-prepared to be successful in their application. Help is at hand!

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School Placement Consultancy - SEN

Can a top-performing school have a great SEN department, or are the two mutually exclusive?

April 18th 2018 - William Dunlop

There is a misconception among some parents that schools which cater well for SEN cannot enable other children to perform to the highest educational standards. It has always been a false assumption, and in a rapidly-changing world it is more wrong than ever.

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Choosing the right school: why London parents should look beyond the M25

Choosing the right school: why London parents should look beyond the M25

April 10th 2018 - William Dunlop

Schools in London have little incentive to be different. There is a vast array of outstanding schools within easy reach of the capital, and the services of a good school placement agency can be invaluable in finding the right one for your child

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