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Grades without exams? How your teen can get the grades they ...

With exams cancelled across the UK, teens and parents across the country have been wondering what these means for GCSE and A Level grades. Unlike 2020, where exams were cancelled in late March, teens have big chunks of the curriculum...

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2 weeks ago

6 ways to remember things

In every school subject, remembering information is pretty central. Of course, you need to understand things first (thank you, teachers!), but getting knowledge to stick in your brain is up to you. Some research says that if you don’t revisit...

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3 weeks ago

So schools have closed (again). Here's how to set-up homesch...

So much for the new year being a fresh start! Just a few days into 2021 and a lockdown with school closures has happened. Having the kids home, while covid safe, isn’t ideal for any parent, but at least this...

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Oxbridge interviews: how to prepare for them

Applying to Oxbridge? The UCAS application deadline is Monday 15th October and soon af...

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Applying to university: studying at the University of Exeter

Choosing the right university seems like one of life’s hardest choices at the time. ...

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Going to uni: our guide on prepping for university

You’ve gotten over the first hurdle – you’ve applied and are going to uni. B...

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5 things to bring to your Oxbridge interview

Don’t be caught unprepared! Here are 5 things to bring to your Oxbridge intervie...

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8 reasons why you should study English at university

It will improve your language skills. “But I’m an A-level English student!” I he...

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4 tips on how to succeed in an Oxbridge interview

Last week we looked at how to prepare for an Oxbridge interview, and this week we’r...

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5 tips on how to prepare for your Oxbridge interview

How to prepare for an Oxbridge interview? It is, for some, the most challenging part o...

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Should I move away for university or stay close to home?

It is extremely exciting choosing which university to go to. You may even start to ima...

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