by Jonathan Watts & Cora Saint, Price: £19.99
15% discount code – ucas15
Whilst your sixth formers are grappling with summer exams, many of their parents are already looking ahead to the next hurdle – the university application.
Clued up parents realise the summer will be an essential time for their teenager to polish up their CV, start drafting personal statements, and make final decisions about which universities to apply to, and for what courses.
‘University Entrance: A parent’s guide to UCAS and more’ is a new guide for parents explaining every step of the university application process together with how, and when, parents can offer useful and supportive advice.
John McParland, Principal, The John Wallis Church of England Academy, says,
“This book will guide parents to help their children make the correct choice of career path, and to be successful in their UCAS application. I would recommend all schools and colleges with a sixth form to place multiple copies of this book in their libraries.”
With step by step advice about every aspect of applying to university the guide is packed with practical advice for parents and students, including:
- What is UCAS? Key dates in the application year
- What makes an applicant look good on paper?
- 10 Do’s & Don’ts for a great personal statement
- Ways to boost your CV
- How important is choosing the right subject?
- What to expect in an interview?
- Preparing to apply for Oxbridge
- Preparing to apply for Medicine
The guide also doesn’t hesitate to tell parents when to ‘stand down’, and not to try write their teenager’s personal statement!
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