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Can You See Your UCAS Reference?

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The UCAS reference is a mandatory part of your university application and may be the factor that decides whether or not you receive offers from particular universities. Therefore, it is essential that it is well written and makes you sound like the perfect candidate for your chosen university and course. So, are …

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Is an Open University Degree Respected?

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The Open University (OU) has been around for 50 years and has helped millions of students achieve their academic goals in a flexible style best suited to them. Whether you are planning on being a part-time student after college/sixth form or you are a mature student looking to go back and pick up a new qualification, The Open University has a …

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Which Universities in the UK Like EPQs?

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Stepping into sixth form, many students are striving to achieve a competitive edge over other university applicants. An EPQ is often taken alongside their chosen A-level subjects for the purpose of strengthening their applications, but do universities actually care about it?  EPQs are definitely time-consuming and challenging, however, …

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How Much Independent Study Should You Do at Uni?

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University is the first taste of true freedom for many students. Moving away from home to emerge into the wonders of adulthood, like doing your own laundry and cooking your own meals – splendid! Fresher’s week, piles of assignments, long lectures, social events already begin …

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How Lenient are Universities with Grades?

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A-Level results day can be a pivotal time for many prospective university students across the UK. University courses usually have very specific entry requirements — which mainly consist of specific A-Level qualifications and grades you must achieve — and they help narrow down the universities that …