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Top Oxbridge interview tips

Applying to University is a stressful process all in itself, often more pressured if you’re applying to Oxford or Cambridge. With the 15th of October far behind us, and with entrance exams also gone by, students are now facing the final hurdle bef...


SAT exams in Maidenhead

With entry to top schools getting more competitive, and with schools becoming more selective of the students they enrol, gaining a place at a top performing secondary school can be a stressful moment, for both parents and students alike.For the pa...


Finnish schools introduce open-space classrooms

It was recently reported that Finnish schools have changed their approach as to how they arrange classrooms in schools. In a strategic push, schools have decided to move away from the traditional classroom approach towards a more open-plan setting...


My first month as an Assistant Director at BYT!

Matt, our High Wycombe Assistant Director, discusses his first month at BYT;My journey at BYT High Wycombe started in June of this year. Having just completed my undergraduate degree at Exeter, I returned to High Wycombe with a void to fill. I now...


Do you know how the US and UK curricula differ?

Do you know how the US and UK curricula differ?For those of you who are considering British and International schools for your children, it can be quite hard to understand the differences between the various curricula offered.One of BYT’s top tuto...


Coming this November at BYT ...

With half term drawing to an end, BYT has an exciting month planned!GCSE English Literature Stress-Buster Workshop SeriesFollowing the success of our first Stress-Buster Workshop session this past week, we will be hosting our second on Tuesday the...


BYT Homeschooling

BYT HomeschoolingBespoke homeschooling programmes that put your child’s education firstAt Bright Young Things, we understand that students sometimes fail to thrive in traditional school settings but that the alternative - homeschooling - can be di...


New English Literature Stress-Buster workshop!

The introduction of the new numerical GCSE grading system has diffused panic amongst current students. With the elimination of coursework and no texts allowed in the exam halls, roughly 53.5% of students achieved grades ranging from Level 4 - 6 in...


Join BYT to improve your child’s brain power!

Worryingly, a major study has found that children who spend over 2 hours a day on their phones or watching TV are at serious risk of damaging their brain power and function.The study, conducted in the USA, worked with over 4,500 children,and analy...


Coming this October ...

With the new academic year now in full swing, and with UCAS applications and GCSE mocks around the corner, BYT is launching two crash courses this October to offer students the best academic support.On the 16th of October, we will be hosting our e...


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...


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