Should you study three or four AS subjects in year 12?
In this article, we explore the pros and cons of each option for AS students, as well as explaining how this might affect entry to some universities and degree courses.
A Level Reforms: Will it affect my university prospects?
MPW explains the reform of A levels: what has changed and why; the implications of this; and how it will affect university applications.
Why Your AS & Year 12 Grades Still Matter With The Latest Educational Reform
The educational reform, with the reintroduction of the linear A level, means that many year 12 students are beginning to consider AS level examinations a thing of the past. Your A level qualification will now only be awarded upon completion of A level examinations taken in the same sitting at the end of year 13. However, students would be foolish to dismiss the importance of continuing to take revision and examinations at the end of year 12 seriously. Here’s why...
Writing a personal statement | The five-paragraph principle
James Barton, Director of Admissions at MPW London gives some advice on writing a memorable personal statement using the five-paragraph principle.
The UCAS adjustment and clearing services
Adjustment and Clearing are two services provided by UCAS to assist candidates whose A level results either exceed or fall short of predictions. Find out more.
How to write a Personal Statement
Your Personal Statement is often your only way to ‘sell yourself’ to a university so it is very important that you take the time to make it the best that it possibly can be. This article contains advice and tips to help you write a winning university application.
How to choose the best GCSE and A level Easter Revision courses
Our tips on picking the best Easter Revision course to improve your GCSE, AS and A level grades by revising key topics and learning exam technique
Why are the Easter Revision courses so popular? Are the courses right for you?
In this article, we will discuss the reasons why so many students are choosing to enrol onto Easter Revision courses, as well as explaining more about the structure of the courses and the way in which they are organised, so you can make an informed decision about whether or not they would suit you.
Bump Up Your Grades With Easter Revision Courses
Easter Revision courses have become increasingly popular in recent years, with students understanding the importance of doing revision prior to the summer exams but recognising that some help with structuring this work and having an expert on hand for help is likely to be a more productive approach than attempting to tackle everything alone.
10 reasons to choose MPW colleges
MPW colleges’ combination of quality teaching with outstanding academic and pastoral support leads to exceptional results and university destinations.
Should you rely on ranking tables or inspection reports when choosing a school?
League tables rank schools on exam success. They provide an outline of performance but lack depth: here we explain why Ofsted or ISI reports are useful when choosing a school.
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