Getting into a top university in the UK or USA can be a challenging and competitive process. With so many talented and accomplished students vying for a limited number of spots, it's important to stand out from the crowd. One way to do this is by working with a tutor like Evie, who went to Oxford University. Evie can provide a range of benefits for students who are hoping to get into top universities. Here are just a few of the advantages: Personalised attention: One of the biggest … [Read more...] about Getting into top universities in the UK and USA
With many students transitioning to university and A-level, the need to develop an academic undertone throughout their work is fundamental to achieving top grades. An academic-style is commonly misinterpreted as complex sentences, with flowery language. However, the main aim of academic writing is to communicate advanced ideas and concepts in a concise, clear, and structured manner. This allows the writer to aid the reader’s understanding and convey academic arguments. Certain characteristics of … [Read more...] about Students need to Perfect their Academic Writing Style and Develop a Comprehensive Academic Vocabulary
First, it is important to recognise that at the moment there is nothing students can do to alter their grades or change the course of results day. With this being said, enjoy your summer holidays as it has been a long eventful year and all students deserve to relax and have fun. This year has been a year like no other, with exams being cancelled for another year. A-Level results day is on Tuesday 10th August and students need to prepare and organise contingency plans, to ensure that they have … [Read more...] about A-Level Results Day 2021: What to do if Your Grades Aren’t as Good as Expected?
Many students have the drive and ambition to study medicine in the UK, but in actuality there are many hurdles along the application process where if students aren’t properly supported, the process can become daunting and overwhelming. The process involves gaining the required GCSE and A-Level examination grades, UCAT and BMAT examinations, an impressive personal statement relevant to medicine courses and also completing interviews at the medical schools. It is widely acknowledged that medicine … [Read more...] about Do You Want to Study Medicine… Invest in a Tutor!
Up and down the country GCSE students are considering their next steps, whether this means going onto a Sixth Form or College to study vocational qualifications or A-Levels, it is a lot for students to consider. If students decide to go down the A-level route, the next step is to decide which A-levels to take. This is not a decision to take lightly as this choice can seriously impact future career options and the overall experience in Year 12 and 13. At Crescent Tuition, we want all students to … [Read more...] about What to Consider When Choosing Your A-Levels
With December on the horizon, invitations to attend online Oxbridge interviews have started to be arranged for many applicants. Whilst the interviews are online this year, this will not diminish the competition for places at these prestigious universities so the need for good interview technique is as important as ever. Arguably the interview is the final push in the application process and the last step in between you and world leading institutions. So, maximise your potential with Crescent … [Read more...] about Cambridge and Oxford University Entry
What a busy term at Crescent Tuition! Below are some of the Christmas term highlights. Record numbers of students receiving tuition 4 of our students receiving Oxbridge interviews after mentoring Started tutoring Chinese for the first time Offering more subjects than ever before Growing our team of amazing tutors in Bath and beyond Have a fantastic festive break and if you are studying for exams in 2020 then follow these holiday tips from Alice; one of our leading tutors: … [Read more...] about Christmas term highlights
The university league table has been released and here are the top 10. Cambridge St Andrews Oxford Loughborough Durham Bath Imperial College Lancaster Warwick Exeter Leeds When choosing your university think about these key questions: ‘What’s the workload like and who will teach you?’ ‘Don’t discount gut instinct’ ‘Do as much research as possible’ ‘Students are most successful in a place where they are happy’ The full Guardian table is available … [Read more...] about University league tables 2020
What an academic year it has been for Crescent Tuition and its amazing students and tutors. I would like to extend a personal thank you to our incredible set of tutors who have put in the work to help our students achieve some incredible examination results this year. Here is a selection of some of the fantastic feedback we have received: "Mao got A* for Economics and she was thrilled. She said the tutor in the February half term at Bath Academy and Henry really made a difference to her … [Read more...] about Exam feedback 2019
The proportion of students achieving the top grades at A-level has fallen to its lowest level for more than a decade, this year's results show. This year some 25.5% got an A grade or higher - the lowest level since 2007 when it was 25.3%. Girls have narrowly reclaimed the lead from boys, with 25.5% achieving these grades compared with 25.4% of boys. The overall pass rate remains the same as last year at 97.6% for students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Here at Crescent … [Read more...] about Results day!