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Casualties & Examples of Personal Statements

By allisonharvard, published on Nov 12, 2012

Some love to wreak havoc. But of course, no one would ever admit the ‘love’ for that matter. Rather, this ‘some’ would concoct some sort of rationale behind the destruction, the loss, disadvantage – whatever it is that will merit an approving collection of solemn nods.

The all too famous destruction was named LMU ban. And it carried with it some reparable but barely hanging casualty: the reputation and financial state of UK’s universities and students. This stuff was kindly pointed out in one recent The Guardian editorial. The article carried with it the title: “Foreign students:... (more)

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Today’s Oversubscription, Tomorrow’s Personal Statement

By allisonharvard, published on Nov 11, 2012

Students continue their education while simultaneously prepping for higher education via secondary education. Before students and parents could get to worry about course admission or UCAS, they will have to deal with the national offer day.

Similar to any admissions process, the hunt for places on education institutions is retrofitted with the system that’s perceptibly fair. Fairness is the word that resounds to every parent and students opting to get what they believe they deserve to have – an institution of their choosing.

Yet as this system is retrofitted with “admissions... (more)

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UCAS Tips for Writing a Personal Statement

By allisonharvard, published on Nov 9, 2012

For a person seeking to study his chosen field at a university or college in the United Kingdom, writing a personal statement is a requirement he cannot refuse to comply with. A personal statement is considered as an effective tool to convince admission tutors that an applicant has what it takes to become a student of higher education institution he is applying for. The Universities and Colleges Admission Service sees that value, and has since been encouraging applicants to write persuasive personal statements.

But for an applicant to become more effective in convincing admission tutors,... (more)

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UCAS Warned Effect of AAB System on Admissions

By allisonharvard, published on Oct 8, 2012

It seems that the Government received a warning in 2011 that changes to student numbers would result to problems in university and college admission, Tim Moynihan reports for The Independent, citing documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by Times Higher Education.

For the cycle years 2011 to 2012, around 620,000 aspiring students submitted their applications, along with other papers like personal statement, to the Universities and Colleges Admission Service or UCAS, hoping to be accepted by their chosen higher education schools. Choosing a university or college is easier... (more)

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London Metropolitan’s License Still Suspended

By allisonharvard, published on Sep 13, 2012

A young person living outside the United Kingdom applying to get admitted to a university or college in the country has so much do to become an overseas student: personal statement writing, higher education research, getting financial help. Thus, one could only imagine the overseas student’s dismay if the university he is supposed to commence his studies would likely be disallowed to teach new or existing overseas students.

Such is the case for London Metropolitan University. Just weeks before the new term, the UK Border Agency (UKBA) has yet to issue a decision regarding the university’s... (more)

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From Personal Statement, to Slot Shopping

By allisonharvard, published on Sep 4, 2012

Numbers and figures are working their way into analysis nowadays. Everything needs to be counted because consequences have to be accounted for. If you are one of the hopefuls, it should not be a surprise to plague your News search tab with keywords, like UCAS, college admissions, university courses.

You just don’t want to know; you need to get updated. Luckily for today’s generation, any folk could get free access to the latest of news update there is. Just put your plugs, click that mouse, and prepare yourself for the impending tons of choices.

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Personal Statement Writing & Teacher Train-Drain

By allisonharvard, published on Jul 20, 2012

Scribbling your map of future, you may realize that you’re gawking too far and neglecting the present dilemma you’re in – personal statement writing. Indeed, the task may be too overwhelming that you’d wish you’re in another century or some planet. Yet, here you are, about to enter college or universities, with this task in mind.

For students thinking that they are alone in this battle, they are clearly deceived. Educators too are having trouble regarding the dropping number of teachers. Indeed, there is more troubling news than personal statement writing.

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Latest UCAS Figures Show Drop in Applicants from UK

By allisonharvard, published on Jul 13, 2012

The latest application figures show that there are less applicants seeking to study their chosen courses at their selected universities and colleges in the United Kingdom, Sean Coughlan writes for BBC News. The latest numbers were released by the Universities and Colleges Admission Service, or UCAS, a non-profit organization in charge of managing the application process in the UK.

According to the figures released by UCAS, there is a significant decrease on the applicants domiciled in the UK. As of June 30, 2012, UCAS received 515,663 applications from applicants residing in the UK,... (more)

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Employment Still a Problem for University Graduates

By allisonharvard, published on Jul 10, 2012

Applicants seeking to study at universities or colleges in the United Kingdom have to learn how to write a personal statement that could persuade these higher education institutions to admit them. For these young individuals, they have to study their chosen courses at their chosen universities in order to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to allow them to secure a good job and eventually a good future. The most recent figures, however, show that graduates do not get the job that fit their fields.According to figures released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency, that over 20,000... (more)

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UK University Application Made Easy by UCAS

By allisonharvard, published on Jun 22, 2012

Created in 1993 by the merger of Universities Central Council on Admissions, Polytechnics Central Admissions System and Standing Conference on University Entrance, the Universities and Colleges Admission Service is prime agency in the United Kingdom that has been managing the application process to higher education institutions in the country. The service, also known with its acronym UCAS, is the central figure that makes the application process in the UK more organized and more simplified. It would be a big advantage to those seeking to study their chosen courses at their selected universities... (more)

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