Oxford and Cambridge Applications Service

Making a strong application to Oxford or Cambridge University through UCAS is a very time-consuming process. Our inclusive consultancy package supports aspiring Oxbridge candidates comprehensively, every step of the way.

Here is a timeline below of all the aspects we guide teenagers through when making an application to a UK university, including Oxbridge. This advice is often delivered over a 12 to 18 month period.

  • Guidelines on the timeline and application process for Oxbridge.
  • Guidance on the specific courses available, their rankings and course content.
  • Support with additional papers, tests and exams which are required as part of the application.
  • Advice on selecting the right College for the right academic course.
  • Interview preparation sessions and a subject specific mock interview.

Other elements of the service are outlined below.

The Subject selection process:

  • Detailed review and guidance on the subject selection for the student linked to future careers plans.
  • Discussion on the pros and cons of singular honours programmes, joint honour programmes, modular programmes, gap years, work experience etc.
  • A review of personality traits, interests and personal goals.

The On-line application process:

  • Guidance on how to complete each section of the online application including: How to register, initial UCAS questions, personal details, choices, education, predicted grades and references.
  • Skills audit to help the student to prepare to write an effective personal statement.
  • Advice on how to write the personal statement on the selected subject.
  • Detailed reviews and comprehensive feedback on Personal statement drafts.
  • Proof reading the final Personal statement.
  • Advice on getting the best academic references and predicted grades if required.
  • Checking the completed application before submission.

Other key areas:

  • Overview on timeline, process and preparation of any necessary entrance tests.
  • Advice on making the most of university visits/open day planning and what key questions to ask (we can also set these up if required)
  • Guidance of confirming the best university offer and insurance offer.
  • Finalising offer after results.
  • Advice on making accommodation choices.

For an informal discussion about your individual requirements, please contact us.

Call Claire Coker on 01865 522066
OR Email Claire via consultants@independenteducationconsultants.co.uk
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