Do not let the flexibility of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum give you a false sense of security in terms of subject choices. Choosing your subject combination for the IB has far reaching consequences for your path to university and beyond. When universities around the world assess applicants, while admissions reviews the grades achieved for the […]Read more
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Q: University application deadlines are creeping up and I haven’t started my personal statement! What should I do? How should I go about it? What are admissions officers looking for? Help! -Justin A: Hi Justin, We understand your pain, as you open a new word document file and watch the menacing, black line blink […]Read more
Q: I would like my son to study at a top university overseas. Would it be better for him to transfer to an international school or stay at his local school? – Ada A: Dear Ada, With the right academic support and education plan in place, it is absolutely possible for any student from […]Read more
My daughter is in Year 9 and she is about to start her GCSEs next year. I’ve been reading up about the changes in GCSEs and A-Levels, and I realised that changes will be made this summer. What are these changes and how will they affect my daughter? Starting this summer, the Office of […]Read more
In an effort to improve test security and curb cheating in international markets, both the SAT and ACT will be bringing the hammer down on cheaters by instilling critical changes that will affect every test taker. Unfortunately, the masses must once again pay for the sins of the few. Here’s what every high schooler needs […]Read more