Win help with writing your personal statement for university! (Watch the video and enter)

Are you applying to university this autumn? Yes! Then you’ll know you have to write a personal statement as part of your UCAS application. The trouble is, if you’re like many of my other readers, you’re finding this both stressful and difficult. Many of my readers have come to me with questions like: Where do […]

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I've got my AS level results. What now? (3 steps to forming a plan for success next year)

You’ve opened that dreaded envelope. You now know the truth that it contains. You’ve got your AS level results. What should you do next? Whether you were over-joyed with the results, got just what you expected or are horribly disappointed there are several things you can (and should) do now. 1. Work out what worked […]

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I’ve got my AS level results. What now? (3 steps to forming a plan for success next year)

You’ve opened that dreaded envelope. You now know the truth that it contains. You’ve got your AS level results. What should you do next? Whether you were over-joyed with the results, got just what you expected or are horribly disappointed there are several things you can (and should) do now. 1. Work out what worked […]

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The pleasures and adventures of summer reading (5 books I recommend to you)

This is what I’ve done so far this summer: Lived through tragedy and thwarted love Discovered (again) that sticking with difficult things is often very rewarding Grappled with ethical, religious and legal issues with a high court judge Embarked on a quest for freedom and women’s rights Learnt how to deal with rejection in a […]

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How to get work experience for your personal statement

You’ve worked out what you want to study at university. You’re excited and relieved to have made that big decision. But now you’re faced with the prospect of writing your personal statement. Arghhhh! You’ve heard here and there that it’s a good idea to write about your work experience. But what work experience should you […]

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