Understanding the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Athletic Conference

Understanding the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Athletic Conference

So you’ve played a sport your entire life and you’re ready to continue it at university level… Except you’re going to be doing it somewhere…

On Being a Senior and Essay Paranoia (Word Count: 931)

On Being a Senior and Essay Paranoia (Word Count: 931)

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have several seniors blogging about ups,…

How to Conquer the UK Tier 4 Visa Application

How to Conquer the UK Tier 4 Visa Application

If you’re reading this article, you probably hold an offer of acceptance from a UK university, so CONGRATULATIONS! Applying internationally is a daunting and exhaustive…

Eat, Sleep, Rave, Repeat: A Guide to the UK Colleges’ “Freshers Week”

Eat, Sleep, Rave, Repeat: A Guide to the UK Colleges’ “Freshers Week”

It actually can’t get here soon enough. After years of slaving through primary school, you’re finally through the doors and into higher education you go!…

Everything You Need to Know About Writing the UK’s Personal Statement

Everything You Need to Know About Writing the UK’s Personal Statement

The infamous personal statement is the bane of every UK-bound university student. The personal statement is “up to 4,000 characters of text [that] shows you’d…

The Oxbridge College System: A Brief Breakdown

The Oxbridge College System: A Brief Breakdown

The universities of Oxford and Cambridge (collectively and colloquially referred to by their portmanteau: “Oxbridge”) are considered the jewels of tertiary education in the United…

UCAS, The UK College Application System: A Brief Breakdown

UCAS, The UK College Application System: A Brief Breakdown

Although American institutions of higher learning dominate any given list of the world’s leading universities, exemplary universities are by no means exclusive to the United…

3 YouTubers Who Didn’t Attend College and Why

3 YouTubers Who Didn’t Attend College and Why

There are many reasons one might not go to college. For some it is not a healthy environment, for others it is not crucial to…

4 Considerations When Looking at Colleges Abroad

4 Considerations When Looking at Colleges Abroad

I’ve been teaching music to middle and high school students for several years now, and as a college student, I often act as a mentor…

Doctor Who? MBBS and Medicine in the British Tradition

Doctor Who? MBBS and Medicine in the British Tradition

Cheesy anglophile jokes aside, really…what is an MBBS? The MBBS is Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (in Latin, Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae). While the…

A World Outside the SATs: Cheers to the GCSEs and A-Levels

A World Outside the SATs: Cheers to the GCSEs and A-Levels

The SATs: Whether it is the reasoning test or the subject tests, the College Board SATs are generally negatively viewed by most American high school…

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