How to Get Into Oxbridge

A Comprehensive Guide to Succeeding in Your Application Process

Author: Christopher See

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749463287

Category: Education

Page: 200

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With competition to get into Oxbridge now so fierce, this book goes beyond standard application technique to focus on long-term development of intellectual potential including insight into the power of positive decision-making; how to practise independent and critical thinking skills; and how you can develop extra-curricular knowledge in genuine and impressive ways to stand out from the crowd. The book includes practical and insider knowledge that can't be found elsewhere - like how to strategically choose your college to boost your chances of admission, and how to interpret and respond to interview questions in a way that demonstrates your intellectual curiosity and academic potential. You'll find sample personal statements; examples of interview questions for all subjects; practical advice on fees and funding; and how to manage parents and peers. There is also a chapter dedicated to International Students.

The Ultimate Oxbridge Interview Guide

Over 900 Past Interview Questions, 18 Subjects, Expert Advice, Worked Answers, 2017 Edition (Oxford and Cambridge)

Author: Dr. Rohan Agarwal

Publisher: RAR Medical Services Limited

ISBN: 1999857089

Category: Education

Page: 375

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“How many grains of sand are there in the world?” “Why is DNA like sheet music?” “Can you hear silence?” These are examples of Real Questions that were asked in the 2015 Oxbridge interviews. Stumped? You don’t need to be! Published by the UKs Leading University Admissions Company, the Ultimate Oxbridge Interview Guide contains over 900 Oxbridge Interview Questions that have been asked over the last 5 years for 18 Subjects. This book provides Fully Worked Model Answers for over 200 of these and guides you through the topics and problems that each one raises. With contributions and advice from over 40 Specialist Oxbridge Tutors, this is your Ultimate companion to the Oxbridge Interview and a MUST-BUY for those who have an upcoming interview at Oxbridge.

So You Want to Go to Oxbridge? Tell Me About a Banana

The Expertise & Exuberance of Thousands Who Have Been Through the Process

Author: Ivo Stourton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780955079702

Category: Education

Page: 110

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So You Want To Go To Oxbridge? is a unique guide to the real world of Oxbridge admissions. Oxbridge Applications has helped over 6,000 applicants to Oxford and Cambridge universities and has achieved a success rate of twice the average. Add to this the role of ex-admissions tutors, extensive interview histories and a network of over two hundred Oxbridge graduates who cover all subjects, and you have an organisation that is unique in helping students fulfil their potential. Whilst there are other books on how to get into Oxbridge, none matches the sheer scope and depth of knowledge of So You Want To Go To Oxbridge?, Oxbridge Applications is the only organisation in the world that focuses purely on getting students into Oxbridge and this is the first time it has revealed its secrets in book format. The book covers all parts of the application process - choosing a course, picking a college, the personal statement, submitted work, admissions tests and of course the all important interview. It has real past interview questions for all subjects, insights of successful applicants who have been through the process and inside advice from tutors who used to make the offers.

How to Get Into Medical School

The Indispensible Guide That No Student Can Afford to Ignore

Author: Christopher See

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749461411

Category: Study Aids

Page: 144

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The medical school application procedure can be a cause of great stress for its applicants as well as their parents. The pressure to complete complicated forms and undergo extensive revision as well as the additional anxieties about work experience make it difficult to know where to start. How To Get into Medical School offers practical help and advice on all of these subjects and more. It gives you a clear idea of what is required and desired for medical school applications, real life examples with key learning points of what to avoid and how, as well as sample test questions from the UKCAT and BMAT exams. It is written by a doctor who qualified in medicine from Trinity College Cambridge and who also prepares high school children with potential for applications to Oxbridge and top universities in the UK and US, for the subjects of science and medicine. Online resources for this book include downloadble templates including sample letters, essays and work experience diary.

Succeed in Your Medical School Interview

Stand Out from the Crowd and Get into Your Chosen Medical School

Author: Christopher See

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 074946139X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 208

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After completing the medical school application comes the last, and often most challenging aspect of the school selection process; the interview. Notoriously hard to prepare for, it's difficult to know what to read, what questions might be asked and how to answer them. How to Succeed In Your Medical School Interview de-mystifies the interview process. It provides clear guidelines and a unique framework; giving you the relevant points to consider while crucially leaving conclusions open to express your own opinions and personality. It provides a systematic and methodical process which enables you to mine information from examiners, whilst demonstrating your academic ability. With a huge bank of questions covering all aspects of the interview spectrum, including a specific section of Oxbridge questions, you will learn how to prepare, how to present yourself and most importantly, what to say.

How to Master Your Medical School Finals

The Complete Guide to Passing and Excelling In Your Medical School Exams

Author: Robert Tan,Christopher See

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749463570

Category: Study Aids

Page: 248

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For students of all years who want to make the most of their time in medical school and successfully pass OSCE and written exams, How to Master Your Medical School Finals is the ultimate study aid, providing the insider knowledge needed to gain extra marks and improve performance. Combining practical and academic advice to help you cope with the demands of study, hospital rounds and exam revision it will help you turn a fail into a pass, and a pass into a distinction. Along with an online tool specifically designed to help you memorize facts, it will teach you how to deliver a distinction level answer during OSCEs, short answer papers and vivas, identify trends in past papers and organize your revision to mirror the distribution of key topics, analyse your own learning style and adopt new learning techniques, revise faster and more effectively using ethics and law essay plans and optimise your time on the wards and on specialty attachments Including a sample curriculum - a unique tool that shows you which subjects require in depth, moderate or superficial knowledge - How to Master Your Medical School Finals is the definitive resource for students who want to effectively navigate their way through medical school and increase their chances of finals success.

Getting Into Oxford & Cambridge 2019 Entry

Author: Mat Carmody

Publisher: Trotman Education

ISBN: 9781911067801

Category:

Page: 256

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Updated annually to include all the vital details of the latest admissions procedures, Getting into Oxford & Cambridge tells you everything you need to know to get onto the course of your choice. With invaluable information and step-by-step guidance, the book will lead you through every step of the process.

The Challenge of Establishing World-class Universities

Author: Jamil Salmi

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0821378767

Category: Education

Page: 115

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Governments are becoming increasingly aware of the important contribution that high performance universities make to competitiveness and economic growth. This book explores what are the challenges involved in setting up globally competitive universities, also called "elite," or "flagship" universities.

Getting Into Oxford and Cambridge 2017 Entry

Author: Seán P. Buckley

Publisher: Trotman, Limited

ISBN: 9781911067085

Category:

Page: 176

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Winning a place at Oxford or Cambridge is tougher than ever, with only 20% of applicants being successful. This book is packed with practical information to help students stand out from the crowd, including advice on making a successful UCAS application, model personal statements, the new Cambridge admissions tests and tips from admissions tutors.

How to Master the BMAT

Unbeatable Preparation for Success in the Biomedical Admissions Test

Author: Chris John Tyreman

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749463368

Category: Study Aids

Page: 217

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The BioMedical Admissions Tests is a subject-specific admissions test for medicine, veterinary science, and related courses. "How to Master the BMAT" includes six sections of revision materials for the math, physics, chemistry, and biology components of the BMAT, with additional notes for problem solving and the writing task.

So You Want to Go to Oxbridge

Tell Me About a Banana

Author: Oxbridge Applications Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780955079771

Category:

Page: 320

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This comprehensive guide to Oxford and Cambridge applications is packed full of research-led insights and support for applicants, parents and teachers. Written by Oxbridge-graduates and admissions experts, this guide gives students the guidance they need to excel at every stage of the Oxbridge admissions process.

The Oxford Handbook of Pierre Bourdieu

Author: Thomas Medvetz,Jeffrey J. Sallaz

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199357196

Category: Political Science

Page: 688

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Pierre Bourdieu was one of the most influential social thinkers of the past half-century, known for both his theoretical and methodological contributions and his wide-ranging empirical investigations into colonial power in Algeria, the educational system in France, the forms of state power, and the history of artistic and scientific fields-among many other topics. Despite the depth and breadth of his influence, however, Bourdieu's legacy has yet to be assessed in a comprehensive manner. The Oxford Handbook of Pierre Bourdieu fills this gap by offering a sweeping overview of Bourdieu's impact on the social sciences and humanities. Thomas Medvetz and Jeffrey J. Sallaz have gathered a diverse array of leading scholars who place Bourdieu's work in the wider scope of intellectual history, trace the development of his thought, offer original interpretations and critical engagement, and discuss the likely impact of his ideas on future social research. The Handbook highlights Bourdieu's contributions to established areas of research-including the study of markets, the law, cultural production, and politics-and illustrates how his concepts have generated new fields and objects of study.

Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education

The Battle for World-Class Excellence

Author: Ellen Hazelkorn

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137446676

Category: Education

Page: 304

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University rankings have gained popularity around the world and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This second edition updates Ellen Hazelkorn's first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, drawing in new original research and extensive analysis. It is essential reading for policymakers, managers and scholars.

How They Got Into Harvard

50 Successful Applicants Share 8 Key Strategies for Getting Into the College of Your Choice

Author: Staff of the Harvard Crimson

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312343752

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Describes the individual admissions process of fifty students accepted to the prestigious university, sharing strategies for identifying key talents, submitting the perfect application package, and improving networking skills.

Getting Into Oxford and Cambridge 2018 Entry

Author: Lucy Bates

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911067443

Category:

Page: 176

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Applying for one of the sought-after places at Oxford or Cambridge is a highly competitive process. With tips from successful applicants and admissions tutors, this guide is packed with practical information to help students stand out from the crowd, including tips on choosing a college, details of admissions tests and how to impress at interview.

A Student Guide to Study Abroad

Author: Stacie Berdan,Allan Goodman,Cyril Taylor

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 0872063623

Category: Travel

Page: 336

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Every student who wants to succeed in the global economy should study abroad. It is one of the most valuable things you can do for yourself and your career. Each of us has lived and worked both in the United States and overseas, working extensively with both students and employers in a variety of business, academic and not-for-profit settings in our own careers. Stacie Nevadomski Berdan is a seasoned global executive, an expert on international careers, and an award-winning author on how to succeed in the global marketplace. Sir Cyril Taylor has been an innovator in study abroad for nearly 50 years, having founded the American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS) in 1964, and Richmond, The American International University in London in 1972. As the president and CEO of the Institute of International Education, Allan Goodman is a leader in creating and expanding international educational exchange opportunities, and making them more accessible to more diverse student populations. He was previously a professor and the executive dean of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, teaching students who are now in diplomatic leadership positions around the globe. Together, we and our organizations have advised and supported hundreds of thousands of students over the years to gain an international experience, and we continue to advocate for more students going abroad. We have seen firsthand the value of making international a part of one’s education and of listening to others when it comes to adapting to life in another country. We have all felt culture shock and also re-entry problems, and we have seen the impact of an international experience on those who have been fortunate enough to have one. But we realize that not every student knows where to start and how to make it happen. So we teamed up to reach students like you, who are still exploring whether and how to study abroad, and wondering if they should do it. The answer is a resounding “yes”—but only after you have prepared yourself to take full advantage of the opportunity. We wrote this book to give every student access to the best information available on study abroad—things to know before you go, how to make the most of your time abroad, why you should consider internships and career-related experiences abroad, how to transition back to life in the States, and, as you embark on your career, how to use study abroad to showcase your global growth and learning. To bring you current, relevant advice, we surveyed approximately 350 students and asked dozens of educators and business leaders to share their insights. In addition to our own best advice from years of working in international education and communications, we aim to offer you timely and practical feedback from the current generation of students who have made the most of their time abroad. Therefore, we have included more than 200 real-life stories from a diverse collection of students, advisers and professionals, as well as 100 easy-to-follow tips to help guide you through the process. The wide range of programs currently available makes study abroad more flexible, affordable and accessible than ever before. While not everyone can go abroad for a full year in a total language immersion setting, we hope you will agree after reading this book that there is a study abroad option for everyone. We urge you to make international a part of your education.