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Kenya and the UK - Comparing my Education Experiences

Zahra, our Harrow Centre Director, compares her experiences studying in both Kenya and the UK;l grew up and studied in the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya, until 6 years ago, when I migrated to the UK to study Education. Having experienced the educ...


BYT Tutor Training Day!

We are happy to announce that Bright Young Things has had its first Tutor Training day - what a success!Held at our High Wycombe Tuition Centre, we had tutors from our London agency as well as from our Centres attend the training.We specifically d...


11+ Interview Day (Part 3)

Part 3: Irfan, one of our Harrow tutors, shares some useful tips on how to tackle the 11+ interview day;Some schools might require you to come in for an interview after the exam. As a tutor, I’m often asked how students can best ‘prepare’ for inte...


Tackling the day of the 11+ exam - you can do this! (part 2)

Part 2: Irfan Allana, one of our Harrow tutors, shares some useful tips on how to tackle the 11+ exam day;So, you’ve done all the preparation and now for the exam itself.Main things to keep in mind on the day:- No need to panic! You’ve done the pr...


Tips on how to prepare for 11+ exams (part 1)

Part 1: Irfan Allana, one of our Harrow tutors, shares some useful tips he used when preparing for his 11+ exams;I can still remember my feelings of elation when I ripped open my letter and had received an offer to study at my first choice seconda...


GCSES

This summer about half a million students sat the reformed GCSE exams. Following months of uncertainty and speculation about the content and difficulty of these exams, with reports on the rise in stress, anxiety and other mental health issues expe...


BYT St Albans Mural

We are thrilled to announce that our St Albans Centre has unveiled The Blue Footed Booby Mural in St Albans.Covering over half of the wall, the fun and friendly cartoon-like mural is decorated with three large and colourful flamingos amongst four ...


Art History A-Level

When, in 2016, the Government proposed to eliminate Art History A-level from the school curriculum, art historians reacted with cries of disdain, describing this act as “a miserable and short-sighted decision”.As a recent Art History graduate myse...


Oxford Interview: English Literature and Spanish

A tutor discusses his experience being interviewed at Oxford University. Applying for English Literature and Spanish, the tutor underwent three separate interviews conducted in two different colleges: New College and Merton.**Interview 1 **“My fir...


BYT celebrates receiving the 2018 Top Companies For Graduates to Work For Award

We are delighted to announce that the results of this year’s The Job Crowd Awards have been released! After a nerve-racking wait, we are thrilled to report that Bright Young Things has been awarded the Top Company For Graduates to Work For for 201...


Oxford Medicine Interview Questions

One of the Bright Young Things Tutors recalls their Oxford Interview for Medicine:Oxford Medicine Lady Margeret Hall and Christ ChurchDespite applying to Christ Church I was offered accommodation in my automatically assigned second choice college...


Spanish and Portuguese Cambridge Interview

A BYT Tutor’s interview questions for Cambridge Spanish and Portuguese undergraduate course:Cambridge 2002, 2003 Trinity Hall (2002), Fitzwilliam (2003)\\“I applied to study Spanish and Portuguese at Cambridge twice, and was ‘pooled’ both times. I...


Oxford Classics Interview Questions

A BYT Tutor’s experience of applying to study classics at Oxford.This is their interview experience and questions asked:Oxford Classics New CollegeRobin Lane-Fox, Paolo Crivelli, Jane Lightfoot \\“Classics standard:Two or three interviews split: ...


PPE Oxford Interview Questions

A BYT tutor’s experience applying for PPE at Oxford .Oxford PPE, Christ Church and Somerville, interviewed by Hugh Rice,At Christ Church College, Oxford I was given a question on Sikhs being required by law to wear motorcycle helmets (individual l...


How to manage stress during exam season

A bit of stress is perfectly normal during exam season. It can trigger your ‘fight or flight response’, giving you an extra push so you perform at your best. But when your stress becomes unrelenting, where you’re constantly anxious without any sig...


Maidenhead Tuition centre Train station

Some members and prospective members may have seen the first ever 48 sheet advert of a tuition centre in the UK at the Maidenhead train station.We are proud to be pushing boundaries and are thrilled to offer high quality tuition at a affordable pr...


History Oxford interview questions

The second part of History Interview questions at Oxford by one of the BYT Tutors.Oxford History\\ St Catherines College; interview by Tom Pickles and Gervais Rosser together and by Marc Mulholland and another professor who did not teach at St Cat...


BYT tutors and The Access project

For the second time, we had the access project in our London Tuition centre with our star tutor James Weber.James gave members of the Access project an afternoon of top quality Maths lessons.James is one of a growing band of** BYT tutors** who are...


Oxford Cambridge Classics

A BYT tutor applied to both Oxford and Cambridge in Classics. This was her experience:Cambridge and Oxford 2004 and 2005 respectivelyHead of Classics at Peterhouse, Cambridge; and Head of Classics at Jesus College, OxfordAt my Cambridge interview,...


Head office jobs at Bright Young Things

BYT is hiring! Come and join the head office team. \If you are interested please contact Constance@brightyoungthings.co.uk with a short cover letter and CV.The role:Bright Young Things is seeking an engaging and enthusiastic recent graduate who is...


Maidenhead Tuition Centre - 6 months in

6 Months review of Maidenhead.Starting in Dec 2017, the Maidenhead tuition centre has developed a reputation for high quality learning in a suitably focussed learning enviroment.Ed. Webster the BYT’s operations director is thrilled with the result...


Law at Oxford

Two Bright Young Things tutors who studied Law at Oxford give their experiences at interview:1)Oxford Law Jesus College,Interviewed by: Peter Clarke and Peter MirfieldBy way of introduction, I had one interview, lasting 20 minutes. I wasn’t given ...


Beyond Shakespeare Hamlet Revision Course

We were thrilled with the A level revision course on Hamlet last week.With parents commenting on how successful the evening was.Parents testimonials included:Chris found the seminar very good (actually ‘cool’ so high praise!). He thought Charlie ...


English Oxford undergraduate interview questions

Two BYT English tutors give their experiences at the Oxford interview for their English undergraduate course:1)Cambridge English Literature \Downing College, Dr. Cathy Philips, Dr. Marcus Tomlison, Dr.Will Poole.We had a 45 minute unseen prac crit...


Oxford History undergraduate interview

Two BYT history tutors give their Oxford History undergraduate interview experiences and the questions asked of them:Oxford History, Oriel College - interviewed by Dr Cattow, Leif DixonBefore the interview I sat the History Aptitude Test and hande...


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