Know Your Options Before Results Day: A Level
A level results in 2018 are released on Thursday 16th August. For some, the day will be a celebration of achievement of hard work having paid off. Unfortunately other students might be disappointed by their performance in the exams and may need some help in deciding what to do next. This article explores various scenarios, and their outcomes, to assist you in planning for Results Day.
Why Your Year 12 Grades Are So Important
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...
Should you study three or four subjects in year 12?
In this article, we explore the pros and cons of each option for year 12 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.
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 stigma about taking an Easter Revision course has vanished
In a highly competitive environment, increasing numbers of GCSE and A level students are taking revision courses to give them the best possible chance of securing their places at sixth form or university. Any stigma attached to revision courses has long gone. James Barton, Director of Admissions at MPW London, explores the factors behind this change.
Why take a GCSE Easter Revision course?
It is a difficult time to be a GCSE student. Students are facing new exams described as “the hardest since O-levels”. There has never been a more important time to benefit from comprehensive syllabus coverage and extensive exam practice on an Easter Revision course.
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 cour...
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.
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.
Why study the University of London International Foundation Programme at MPW?
MPW is an accredited centre for teaching the University of London International Foundation Programme (IFP). This one-year course is one of the most prestigious courses available and graduates can expect to progress to a Russell Group university. This article will explain more about the IFP as well as MPW’s study approach.
Why study the NCUK International Foundation Year at MPW?
The NCUK international foundation year is a good option for students who want to spend a year at a British school before progressing to university. In this article we explain more about the NCUK course and MPW's approach.
How to choose the right university foundation programme
A university foundation programme (UFP) is a year-long course designed to prepare students for progression to an undergraduate level degree course. This article aims to guide students and their parents through the key points of consideration when choosing a UFP course.
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