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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 …

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How Much Does University Cost Parents?

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Stepping into university can be a pivotal time for many students; it can bring down a lot of changes in life, including a new-found sense of independence. But while independence is very often associated with university life, it is highly likely that you will need a bit of assistance — or …

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The 10 Easiest Medical Schools to Get Into in the UK

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After completing A-Levels (or any other equivalent qualification), shortlisting universities and medical schools is usually next on the agenda of an aspiring medical student. Fishing for information and finding out more about various medical schools – with all their different entry requirements – can be a nightmare in itself.  Medical schools are generally thought to have a stringent admission process; they …

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Should You Drop Out of University?

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Every year in the UK, millions of students pack their bags and head to university. It is an exciting time for many, full of new social and academic opportunities – not to mention the fact that most students enjoy the independence that moving away from …