Q&A: Transitioning to Boarding School in the UK Q: My son Aaron has secured an offer to attend a top boarding school in the UK for 13+ entry next year. What difficulties might he encounter in the process of settling into the school and how might we help him prepare in the next year? -Elaine […]
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Choosing your subject combination for the IB has far reaching consequences for your path to university and beyond. When universities around the world assess applicants, while admissions reviews the grades achieved for the individual Higher Level (HL) and Standard Level (SL) subjects, they also consider the suitability of the subject combination for the course being applied […]
Q: University application deadlines are creeping up and I haven’t started my personal statement! What should I do? How should I go about it? What are admissions officers looking for? Help! -Justin A: Hi Justin, We understand your pain, as you open a new word document file and watch the menacing, black line blink […]
Q: I would like my son to study at a top university overseas. Would it be better for him to transfer to an international school or stay at his local school? – Ada A: Dear Ada, With the right academic support and education plan in place, it is absolutely possible for any student from any […]
My daughter is in Year 9 and she is about to start her GCSEs next year. I’ve been reading up about the changes in GCSEs and A-Levels, and I realised that changes will be made this summer. What are these changes and how will they affect my daughter? Starting this summer, the Office of Qualifications […]