Personal Statement Dos & Don’ts

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Most 2023 UK University Applicants are refining their personal statements to complete their university applications. Our professional admission consultants have worked out the below Dos and Don'ts to navigate students through this crucial step in the application process. 

The Imperial Experience

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When I was 18, I was very fortunate to attend one of the world’s finest universities, especially for science, engineering and medicine, Imperial College London. Situated in South Kensington, Imperial is surrounded by cultural centers: Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and the Royal Albert Hall.

Here’s how top boarding schools get you into the Ivy League

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Amid intense competition for places at Ivy League schools, there are certain boarding schools that still reliably send 10+ students every year to household names like Harvard, MIT, Yale, and Princeton. Wow! How do Phillips Academy Andover, Phillips Exeter Academy, and others do this?? Read on.

Crafting a Winning MCIT Personal Statement (2)

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When you apply to a graduate program, whether MCIT  (Master of Computer and Information Technology) or elsewhere, the person reading your essay is literally on the admissions committee of that program and is likely more familiar with it than anyone else on the planet. Not only do they not need to be taught what it entails (because they already know rather well), but doing so takes the essay away from talking about you, which is what we want.

Crafting a Winning MCIT Personal Statement (1)

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In very few places is talking exclusively about yourself for an extended period of time a welcome practice, but your personal statement is one of them. The entire purpose of the personal statement is to show the admissions committee who you are as a person - your background, your motivations, and your professional goals - in ways that cannot be conveyed on your transcript or resume. At the same time, you must also tell the reader why this program specifically is the right fit for you. To do so, it is necessary to understand the program’s offerings.

4 Study Tips for IB English Language & Literature (2)

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Worried about what’s coming when you finally enter IB English Language and Literature? Well, here are the 4 expert tips that can help you in your preparation and ease your mind.

4 Study Tips for IB English Language & Literature (1)

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Worried about what’s coming when you finally enter IB English Language and Literature? Well, here are the 4 expert tips that can help you in your preparation and ease your mind.

Are you good enough to be a medical student & practitioner in the future?

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We often hear people speak about the qualities necessary to become a doctor. Whilst there are many skills required to be a great doctor, they do not necessarily look the same in each person. Moreover, each doctor is different and as with all people, all have their different strengths and weaknesses. This is important to understand before we delve into the characteristics to be a competent medical student and doctor. We need to understand our own strengths and weaknesses, so we can use the former to our advantage and work on the latter. This article is by no means a comprehensive list, but rather a few traits that I believe anyone would benefit from having.

8 Tips for a Winning US & UK Undergraduate Application Essay

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If you’re considering applying to universities in both countries this year, there are some fundamental differences between the UK and US university admissions processes that you need to know about; unfortunately, the same application form will not suffice for both. Let’s start by looking at the differences and then pointers for how to approach the essays; you’ll learn things to remember when writing your applications. 

LNAT: An Entrance Pass to Law School

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Most of the top-ranked Universities offering undergraduate law programs (LLB) require students to take the LNAT in addition to grade requirements and their UCAS applications.

BMAT or UCAT: Which one should I take?

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BMAT or UCAT: Which one should I take? Candidates for UK medical degrees must take entrance tests, the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) or the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT), to demonstrate their aptitude.

IB or AP: Which is Better?

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In today’s highly competitive academic climate, every early advantage counts, which is why parents push their children to take IB and AP courses in high school to get a competitive advantage for college applications.

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