The UCAS Guide to Getting Into University and College

Everything You Need to Know about the Entire Research and Application Process

Author: UCAS

Publisher: University & College Admissions Service (Ucas)

ISBN: 9781908077226

Category: College applications

Page: 414

View: 1460

This guide to getting into university and college contains the entire research and application process, bringing together the combined expertise of UCAS staff, along with insights and tips from students who have experienced the process first-hand.
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Getting into Nursing

Author: Karen Elcock

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473927471

Category: Medical

Page: 176

View: 6415

This book helps potential nursing students succeed in getting into nursing. It gives practical help on the application process: filling out application forms; passing numeracy and literacy tests; and succeeding at interviews. It also explains what nurses do, what personal qualities are needed and what is involved in nursing training, so applicants can decide whether nursing is really for them. This book has been carefully shaped to answer all of the common questions applicants are likely to have, along with many they will not yet have thought of. It has been updated in light of the recommendations in the Francis Report and covers values-based recruitment, the importance of compassion in practice and considers the needs of non-traditional applicants and mature students. Features of the book include: practice numeracy and literacy tests to help students face their interview day with confidence all the information students need given in one place with no need to trawl through countless websites looking for answers to questions helpful advice on choosing the right course and succeeding in the application top tips and stories from real nurses, students, patients and lecturers that explore 'from the inside' what nursing is like example interviews to help students prepare for the big day.
Posted in Medical

The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector

Author: Ester Ragonese,Anne Rees,Jo Ives,Terry Dray

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113509277X

Category: Social Science

Page: 318

View: 7264

Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming employable and to careers in the Criminal Justice Sector and beyond, exploring the key organizations and employers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, explaining how they operate and detailing how they are changing. Written in an engaging and accessible style by four experts on employability and the Criminal Justice Sector, this book combines useful hints on becoming employable with helpful insights from those working in specific sectors. The book covers careers in: probation, the police, prisons, the courts, prosecution services and advocacy, youth justice. Packed with hints and tips, advice from current students, useful web links and lists of recommended reading, this book provides a clear guide to the career decision-making and transition processes and covers the essential elements required to making the first step towards securing a job in the above sectors. It will be essential reading for those who want to forge a successful career in any area of the Criminal Justice Sector.
Posted in Social Science

Admission Matters

What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College

Author: Sally P. Springer,Jon Reider,Joyce Vining Morgan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118634543

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 1228

Third edition of the go-to reference to college admission Getting into college has never been more complicated or competitive. Parents and students need expert guidance to navigate the maze of college admissions. This thoroughly updated edition of Admission Matters is the best source, covering the whole process for any applicant. The authors offer great practical advice for selecting the right school, writing effective essays, navigating financial aid, and much more. No matter what type of school a college-bound student may select, Admission Matters will give them the edge they need. Offers an essential resource for understanding the admission process for all students applying to college Addresses the most recent changes to the college application process New sections include information for international students, transfer students, and students with learning disabilities, as well as expanded advice for athletes, artists, and homeschoolers This is an essential handbook for any family facing the college admission process.
Posted in Education

What Next After School?

All You Need to Know About Work, Travel and Study

Author: Elizabeth Holmes

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749467274

Category: Self-Help

Page: 312

View: 5170

What Next After School? has established itself as a key guide for helping students to understand the many options available to them as they approach the end of their school years, including education options (academic as well as vocational training), gap years, the world of work, and practical issues such as finances, debts and insurance. This new 10th edition also includes case studies illustrating how other students have adapted to life after school, as well as detailed information on making the most of the decisions facing all school leavers.
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Everything You Need to Know about Going to University

Author: Sally Longson

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749439859

Category: College students

Page: 192

View: 2514

Not a guide to courses and college, but a practical introduction to life at university. Aimed at those about to begin higher education, Everything you Need to Know about Going to University offers advice on everything from choosing course options to grants, tuition fees, the semester system and dealing with debt.
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How to write your UCAS personal statement and get into university: The Ultimate Guide

Author: Mohan-pal Singh Chandan

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1496979141

Category: Education

Page: 100

View: 6920

Written by the experts at PersonalStatementChecker.com, this is the definitive guide to UCAS applications and personal statements for anyone applying to university. It covers the realistic challenges faced by applicants and breaks these down into easy-to-follow steps. PersonalStatementChecker.com’s online customers regularly get into their first-choice universities, and How to Write Your UCAS Personal Statement and Get into University: The Ultimate Guide contains a tried-and-tested, high-quality personal statement walkthrough based on their twenty-five years of combined experience. You will not find such detailed UCAS personal statement advice in any other publication. Amongst many other topics, you’ll learn how to make your personal statement stand out from the crowd, how to write an impressive introduction and conclusion, and how to sell yourself in the best possible light. The final section of How to Write Your UCAS Personal Statement and Get into University: The Ultimate Guide includes dedicated chapters for each of the most popular and competitive subject areas including medicine, dentistry, nursing, law, economics, business, psychology, and many more. Each chapter covers how to write your personal statement and what admissions tutors are looking for in interviews and in your application overall. This guide is indispensable for all schools, colleges, and individual applicants. If you want to know what admissions tutors are really looking for in your application, read this book today. Get into your dream university and secure your future today with PersonalStatementChecker.com.
Posted in Education

How to Complete Your UCAS Application 2019 Entry

Author: Beryl Dixon

Publisher: Trotman Education

ISBN: 9781911067863

Category:

Page: 176

View: 9845

This annually updated guide has been helping students stay off the reject pile for 30 years. With step-by-step guidance on how to fill in your UCAS application, and helpful tip boxes throughout, it provides vital advice on avoiding common mistakes and making your personal statement stand out.
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How to Complete Your UCAS Application 2018 Entry

Author: Beryl Dixon

Publisher: Trotman Education

ISBN: 9781911067498

Category:

Page: 160

View: 5639

Over 700,000 people apply for a HE course through UCAS every year. The process can seem daunting, but students can make sure that their application stands out with this practical guide. Covering each stage with clear, simple steps, it includes vital information on choosing a course, creating a winning personal statement and using the Apply system.
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The Times good university guide 2007

Author: John O'Leary,Andrew Hindmarsh,Bernard Kingston

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007231485

Category: Study Aids

Page: 480

View: 2388

Since 1992, The Times has produced the most widely respected and used university league tables. The Guide takes the key measures of quality as its focus, so you can make informed choices of university and subjects. The rankings provide hard data, analysed, interpreted, and presented by a team of experts. The 2007 edition has been further extended, now offering unique league table ranking to Britain's universities, which enable readers to assess strengths and weaknesses of each university, over 60 tables giving the best universities for particular subjects, advice on how to select a course and a university, details of government changes to higher education, guidance on how to apply and pay your way through university, and information specifically designed for international students.
Posted in Study Aids

Good Times University Guide 2005

Author: John O'Leary,Andrew Hindmarsh,Bernard Kingston

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007165247

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 5107

How do you find the best university for the subject you wish to study? You need a guide that evaluates the quality of what is available, giving facts, figures and comparative assessments of universities. Since 1992, The Times has produced the most widely respected and used university league tables. The Guide takes the key measures of quality as its focus, so you can make informed choices of university and subjects. Still unique and still controversial, the rankings provide hard data, analysed, interpreted and presented by a team of experts. The 2005 edition of the best-selling Good University Guide has been further extended, now offering: Unique league table ranking to Britain's universities, which enables readers to assess strengths and weaknesses of each university. on how to select a course and a university. Details of government changes to higher education. Guidance on how to apply and pay your way through university. Advice on finding and paying for accommodation while you are there. Two pages of information on each university. Detailed coverage of Oxford and Cambridge colleges. Information specifically designed for international students
Posted in Reference

The Mature Student'S Guide To Higher Education

Author: Pritchard, Linda,Roberts, Leila

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335227538

Category: Education

Page: 171

View: 5896

Are you considering changing jobs but require a new skill or qualification? Would you like a new challenge or a sense of personal achievement? Have you considered higher education, but weren't sure how to make that first step into it? If so, then this is the ideal book for you. The Mature Student's Guide to Higher Education tells you everything you need to know if you are thinking about returning to education as a mature student. It discusses a wide range of issues including what higher education involves, how you should prepare for it and how to balance your time and cheque book once you get there. This book will explain practical issues, as well as addressing your doubts and fears about higher education as a life choice. The book: Helps you understand the different routes into higher education Explains the mysteries behind admissions procedures Encourages you to develop a new range of skills, building on the skills you already have Gives you guidance on how to manage change, time and family commitments Helps you overcome barriers like a lack of motivation or confidence Expertly guides you through the systems of fees, showing the loans and financial help that are available The Mature Student's Guide to Higher Education provides the most accessible and up-to-date help on how to make an informed decision about when, where and how to start a suitable higher education course as a mature student - and the career path that might follow.
Posted in Education

Foreign Service Journal

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Diplomatic and consular service, American

Page: N.A

View: 5335

Posted in Diplomatic and consular service, American

Which University 1995

Universities, Colleges ; a Complete Guide to All Institutions in the UCAS System

Author: Tony Allan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781853247835

Category:

Page: 576

View: 2552

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Which Degree 1996

The Students' Guide to All Full-time and Sandwich First Degree Courses

Author: Careers Research and Advisory Centre (Cambridge, England)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781860170416

Category: Universities and colleges

Page: N.A

View: 5571

Posted in Universities and colleges

The Essential Guide to Becoming a Doctor

Author: Adrian Blundell,Richard Harrison,Benjamin W. Turney

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444329766

Category: Medical

Page: 276

View: 6421

All you need to know about becoming a doctor in the UK This book contains all the help you need to become a doctor. From applying to medical school through to choosing your specialty, you can find out: How to choose a medical school How to get into medical school How to survive as a medical student All about electives What life is like as a doctor As well as easy to follow information on choosing, getting into - and surviving - medical school, junior doctors in different specialties provide unique insight with firsthand accounts of what the job is like in real life, to help you plan and decide your future career path. Included in this fully updated third edition is the latest information on admission tests, an admission table with practical details about each medical school (as well as greater coverage of graduate medical schools), making this now even more comprehensive for everyone planning a career in medicine.
Posted in Medical

The Fiske Guide to Colleges

Author: Edward B. Fiske

Publisher: Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781402202292

Category: Education

Page: 765

View: 5356

The best college guide you can buy.-USA Today
Posted in Education

Getting Into Dental School

Author: Adam Cross

Publisher: Trotman

ISBN: 9781906041915

Category: Dental schools

Page: 152

View: 6645

Packed with information on the qualifications required, advice on applications and individual case studies, this guide is written in a clear and concise format and will help students to secure a place on the course of their choice.
Posted in Dental schools

Getting Into Psychology Courses

Author: Maya Waterstone

Publisher: Trotman, Limited

ISBN: 9781844554829

Category: Psychology

Page: 128

View: 921

These guides provide students with clear and practical advice on just what is involved in studying a particular subject. This volume includes information and advice on finding a psychology course and winning a place at a university or college.
Posted in Psychology

The Parliamentary Debates (Hansard).

House of Lords official report

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Great Britain

Page: N.A

View: 3878

Posted in Great Britain