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The School Premier Service

The School Premier Service is a combination of services designed to provide your students with the tools to simplify the intricate process of applying to Oxford and Cambridge.

 

  • Inspiring Talks
  • Admissions Test Prep
  • Interview Prep
  • Personal Statement Workshops

 

 

 

  

Navigating the unique challenges of Oxbridge applications requires insightful guidance. We offer a range of presentations, workshops, and preparation days, specially crafted to support schools and students in their Oxbridge aspirations.

 

Aspiring to Oxbridge

The talk will cover all elements of the Oxbridge application – in particular, how to prepare effectively for the rigours of the application process.r
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This talk is suitable for students and parents to attend and it can cover any of the following:r
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tu003cliu003eChoosing a subject, a university and a collegeu003c/liu003er
tu003cliu003eAn overview of what makes Oxbridge differentu003c/liu003er
tu003cliu003eA-Level choice and how this maps on to course choiceu003c/liu003er
tu003cliu003eThe importance of GCSEs in the admissions processu003c/liu003er
tu003cliu003eEarly preparation, including wider reading/research and work experienceu003c/liu003er
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Personal Statement

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The personal statement workshops will help students develop their understanding of how to write an effective personal statement for their subject.r
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tu003cliu003eAn interactive personal statement workshop, led by a senior Oxbridge consultant, outlining the mechanics of writing a personal statement including how to talk about further reading and work experienceu003c/liu003er
tu003cliu003eThree different workshops, of which students attend one depending on their subject choice:r
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tu003cliu003eArts and Humanitiesu003c/liu003er
tu003cliu003eSocial Sciencesu003c/liu003er
tu003cliu003eMaths and Sciencesu003c/liu003er
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A workbook for students filled with activities to help them plan their personal statementr
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These workshops are available as a standalone event, or can be followed by in-person personal checks

Admissions Tests

Admissions Test Skills Dayr
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On the day, Oxbridge Applications will provide:r
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tu003cliu003eSpecialised admission test skills consultants who will talk the students through a mock-test overview, focussing on the strategy and using skills-based learning to tackle the themes of the subjectu003c/liu003er
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tu003cliu003eThe students will attend two different skills groups throughout the day (one in the morning and one in the afternoon) depending on which test they will be sitting for their application. This gives the students the opportunity to focus on the skills needed for their specific testu003c/liu003er
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Admissions Test Courser
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During this one-intensive course, students will focus on test strategy and maximising their performance on their specific admissions tests.r
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tu003cliu003eAn Oxbridge-graduate test-specialist, for each test being covered on the day. They will talk the students through a mock test-overview and focus on the strategy needed for the specific requirements of the testu003c/liu003er
tu003cliu003eStudents will have the opportunity to practise mock test-questions throughout the workshopsu003c/liu003er
tu003cliu003eStudents will sit a full mock-test in the afternoon and put into practise what they have learntu003c/liu003er
tu003cliu003eStudents will then discuss the test, going through some of the questions that they found most difficultu003c/liu003er
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Interviews

u003cstrongu003eInterview Preparation Dayu003c/strongu003er
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On the day, students will rotate through different workshops, each designed to prepare them for the Oxbridge interview experience:r
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tu003cliu003eMock Interviewsr
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tu003cliu003eTwo subject specific 30-minute mock interviews with one of our highly trained Oxbridge-graduate tutorsu003c/liu003er
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tu003cliu003eCommunications Sessionr
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tu003cliu003eAn interactive session with our communications skills expertu003c/liu003er
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tu003cliu003eFormer Admissions Tutor Talkr
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tu003cliu003eA presentation from a former Oxbridge admissions tutor, who will advise on what tutors are really looking foru003c/liu003er
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tu003cliu003eSubject Tutorialr
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tu003cliu003eApplicants will work through past interview questions in subject groups with their tutor, in a session designed to develop their independent thoughtu003c/liu003er
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On the day, students will receive one, two or three mock interviews with one of our highly trained Oxbridge-graduate tutors, to mimic the real Oxbridge interview environment.r
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From each interview, students will receive both written and verbal feedback on their performance, as well as recommendations on how to improve their interview performance going forward.

 

Public Admission Test Courses and Interview Preparation Courses

 

Our Public Courses are large scale events hosted in London that bring together students from all across the country, to tackled Admissions Test or Interview Preparation.

 

Each individual student receives a subject specific or test specific programme for these intensive one-day preparation events.

 

If you are booking a place on a public course for students, you are eligible for a 60% discount on the listed price for an Interview Preparation Course, and a 55% discount for the Admissions Test Course.

 

 

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