Funding and scholarships: top tips

Funding and scholarships: top tips

You're thinking of applying to a graduate course at Oxford? You've sorted your funding. Well, we give you some top tips. First of all, applying can actually be pretty simple. You usually don't need more than a standard course application. So apply and let your grades do the talking. Most scholarships are usually open only to new graduate students. So...
TOEFL: How to Score 119 out of 120

TOEFL: How to Score 119 out of 120

Something amazing happened last week. One of our students who took classes with Jonathan, who is our teacher who prepares people for TOEFL and helps them learn English. This student scored 119 out of 120 on TOEFL. She's based in Italy and I asked her everything about her TOEFL experience, tips and tricks. I asked her so how she prepared or...
Postgraduate Social Sciences at Oxford

Postgraduate Social Sciences at Oxford

With nearly 1,000 academic staff in the social sciences, Oxford University has the largest grouping of social scientists in the UK. As a graduate, you can take a wide choice of courses, all supported by innovative research Degrees range from social sciences with lab-based elements - for example, in geography and archaeology - through to subjects such as politics, economics...
5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

Thomas Frank talks about active reading. Active reading is a method of reading a book with the intent of pulling something useful out of it. It's different from passively going over the text once to experience it. Right off the bat, he says there were a lot of systems that have been put forward like SQ3R, SQ4R, and lots of other acronym driven systems for...
Distance Learning – International Development Department

Distance Learning – International Development Department

If you're looking for an academic degree of a high caliber but at the same time suited to one's lifestyle and personality, Birmingham can supply you with that type of program. ID DS distance learning program has a diverse and experienced group of students with all different nationalities and most of them are working in development related jobs. Distance learning...
How to Study Abroad

How to Study Abroad

How to study abroad in the past decade international study has more than doubled in popularity. Sure, you can go to London or Paris but what about places like Africa or the Yucatan. The world is at your fingertips. You will need flexibility, a desire to learn, a decent GPA, a school that accepts study abroad credits, and a sense...