MPW has been helping students get into Oxford and Cambridge since 1973. In fact, our college was founded with the explicit aim of doing just that.
Applying to Oxford or Cambridge is incredibly competitive. Applicants have a roughly 1 in 5 chance of obtaining a place. The majority of courses ask for A*AA or A*A*A at A level. Successful candidates typically have seven or eight A* grades at GCSE, although it is important to stress that this is an average and is just one factor amongst many. Applicants will have to submit a very good personal statement, sit specialist entrance tests and perform well in an interview, and they may have to submit written work or a portfolio too.
We offer help in three main areas
“Getting into…’ University Guides
Getting into higher education may be the toughest challenge you’ve faced yet. MPW’s careers guidance and university entrance guides can help you pick the right course and the right university, and give you valuable UCAS form help. Written by experts with a wealth of knowledge, MPW Guides are set out in straightforward language. They give clear, practical advice to help you win a place on the course of your choice.