Resources 2018-05-19T11:59:24+00:00


Looking for some quick wins on your Oxbridge application? Try some of these nuggets from our blog.

Where do I start with my background reading?

May 18th, 2020|

There are many books on many reading lists. And many websites. And a huge number newspapers, journals and magazines. Trying to make a start [...]

Getting motivated – a practical approach

May 12th, 2020|

“If only I could get started, then I know I’d be ok and get into it… I just can’t get started.” Waiting to feel [...]

Y12 Lockdown – How to survive and thrive

April 22nd, 2020|

Y12 lockdown - How to survive and thrive CV19 brings extra uncertainty and stress to Y12. When preparing to leave school and make a [...]

Don’t know the answer? That’s the good bit

October 3rd, 2017|

Interview candidates for elite universities are often scared of difficult questions and unfamiliar topics. But when they understand what the interviewers are looking for, [...]

MMIs (special interviews for medics) top tips

September 15th, 2017|

For prospective medics, Oxbridge still follows a traditional interview style. Many other universities are swapping to a different format known as the MMI (Multi [...]

Do you talk too quickly? Here’s your chance to milk it

September 14th, 2017|

When practising for an academic interview, some candidates find themselves talking really fast. This can make them difficult to understand, and gives them little [...]

Interview body language

August 14th, 2017|

It’s perfectly possible to read about body language for interviews, and end up feeling like your arms are too long, and you have too [...]

Oxbridge interview questions

June 14th, 2017|

“Can a thermostat think?” “How would you organise a successful revolution?” “How can I poison someone without discovery?” “Is Shakespeare a rebel?” “Should there [...]

Oxbridge curious?

February 28th, 2017|

It’s tempting to think it’s possible to work out the perfect UCAS choices from behind a pile of prospectuses, in the comfort of one’s [...]

What should I wear to my Oxbridge interview?

October 9th, 2016|

The short answer is – whatever you like. Here’s the longer answer. Some of your fellow interviewees will be in fleeces and walking boots. [...]

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