Aug 182015
 

UK universities publish minimum entry requirements for their courses – a lovely degree of transparency especially when compared to US colleges and universities that carefully avoid defining minimums. But if your predicted marks meet the minimum requirements, does that mean you can expect an offer? If only it were so simple! Here are six things you should understand about entry requirements.

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Aug 132014
 

Provided by University College Oxford, this new resource is valuable for any student aiming at top universities in the UK. Welcome to Staircase12, University College Oxford’s online hub of resources for students aiming high at school and thinking about applying to top universities. You’ll find plenty of resources to help you develop your interests, book reviews from current undergrads to help you ‘read around’ your subject, ideas for stretching yourself beyond the school syllabus now

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Sep 272012
 

One of the questions that comes up over and over again for expat parents in Switzerland is whether their children will be better off with an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma or a Swiss Maturité/Matura when it comes time to apply for university. There is no simple answer to this question, although it helps if you are lucky enough to know the country where the student wants to study ahead of time.

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