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Gi Oxford and Cambridge

Author: Sarah Alakija

Publisher: Trotman, Limited

ISBN: 9781844551422

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Page: 135

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Course information, application procedures and methods of teaching are all described for Oxford and Cambridge. As well as dispelling some of the myths about Oxbridge, this guide features profiles of recent graduates and current students.
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Getting Into Oxford & Cambridge 2019 Entry

Author: Mat Carmody

Publisher: Trotman Education

ISBN: 9781911067801

Category:

Page: 256

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Updated annually to include all the vital details of the latest admissions procedures, Getting into Oxford & Cambridge tells you everything you need to know to get onto the course of your choice. With invaluable information and step-by-step guidance, the book will lead you through every step of the process.
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Getting Into Oxford and Cambridge 2017 Entry

Author: Seán P. Buckley

Publisher: Trotman, Limited

ISBN: 9781911067085

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Page: 176

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Winning a place at Oxford or Cambridge is tougher than ever, with only 20% of applicants being successful. This book is packed with practical information to help students stand out from the crowd, including advice on making a successful UCAS application, model personal statements, the new Cambridge admissions tests and tips from admissions tutors.
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Getting Into Oxford and Cambridge 2018 Entry

Author: Lucy Bates

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911067443

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Page: 176

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Applying for one of the sought-after places at Oxford or Cambridge is a highly competitive process. With tips from successful applicants and admissions tutors, this guide is packed with practical information to help students stand out from the crowd, including tips on choosing a college, details of admissions tests and how to impress at interview.
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Getting Into Oxford & Cambridge

Author: Katy Blatt,Sarah Alakija

Publisher: Trotman, Limited

ISBN: 9781844552382

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Page: 160

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Getting Into Oxford & Cambridge 2011 contains all of the essential information you need to get onto a course at one of these prestigious institutions. You'll be told exactly what A levels they will and won't accept and the grades they expect so that you're in no doubt as to what to do to win your dream place. Filling out your UCAS application is an extremely important process and one you need to get spot on to be in with a fighting chance of being called to interview at Oxford or Cambridge. Getting Into Oxford & Cambridge 2011 shows you exactly how to write a winning personal statement and gives you all the dates you need to make sure your application gets in on time. Getting Into Oxford & Cambridge 2011 also provides top tips for giving a great interview as well as practical suggestions on what to wear, getting to your interview and how to appear as confident as possible. Getting Into Oxford & Cambridge 2011 is an essential book for you if you are committed to applying to Oxbridge and want a head start over the other applicants. Founded in 1973, MPW, a group of independent sixth-formcolleges, has one of the highest number of university placements each year ofany independent school in the UKand has developed considerable expertise in the field of applications strategy.They author the Getting Into guides which explain the applicationprocedures for many popular university subjects, as well as the best-selling HowTo Complete Your UCAS Application. Also available in the Getting Into series: Getting Into Art & Design Courses Getting Into Business & Economics Courses Getting Into Dental School Getting Into Engineering Courses Getting Into Law Getting Into Medical School Getting Into Physiotherapy Courses Getting Into Psychology Courses Getting Into Veterinary School
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How to Get Into Oxbridge

A Comprehensive Guide to Succeeding in Your Application Process

Author: Christopher See

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749463287

Category: Education

Page: 200

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With competition to get into Oxbridge now so fierce, this book goes beyond standard application technique to focus on long-term development of intellectual potential including insight into the power of positive decision-making; how to practise independent and critical thinking skills; and how you can develop extra-curricular knowledge in genuine and impressive ways to stand out from the crowd. The book includes practical and insider knowledge that can't be found elsewhere - like how to strategically choose your college to boost your chances of admission, and how to interpret and respond to interview questions in a way that demonstrates your intellectual curiosity and academic potential. You'll find sample personal statements; examples of interview questions for all subjects; practical advice on fees and funding; and how to manage parents and peers. There is also a chapter dedicated to International Students.
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Getting Into Oxford & Cambridge 2013 Entry

Author: Jenny Blaiklock

Publisher: Crimson Publishing

ISBN: 1844552896

Category: Self-Help

Page: 144

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Do you want to win a place at one of the most prestigious universities in the country? Do you need help making your application stand out from the crowd? Winning a place at Oxford or Cambridge is notoriously difficult and with competition at an all-time high Getting into Oxford and Cambridge has all the information you need to put yourself ahead of the fierce competition. Covering what you should study at A-level to your admissions interview and beyond, this is a comprehensive guide to Getting into Oxford or Cambridge, including: -Insider tips and advice from admission tutors -The grades expected for each university -Advice on writing your personal statement -Interview preparation and practice Make sure your application stands out from the crowd, impress at interview and secure yourself a place at Oxford or Cambridge.
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How to Get Into the Top Colleges, 3rd ed

Author: Richard Montauk,Krista Klein

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101105356

Category: Study Aids

Page: 640

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The ultimate guide for getting into the country's most elite colleges- with insider tips straight from admissions directors. Now fully revised, How to Get into the Top Colleges is the definitive resource for students determined to stand out in the crowd of applicants and join the ranks at the country's most prestigious schools. This book is an in-depth and targeted resource, which shows students just what it takes to make the grade at the nation's leading private and public colleges by taking them step by step through the entire application process. Includes exclusive, invaluable, and revealing interviews with the country's leading admissions directors.
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Licht aus dem Osten

Eine neue Geschichte der Welt

Author: Peter Frankopan

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644122814

Category: History

Page: 944

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«‹Eine neue Geschichte der Welt› – dieses Buch verdient den Titel voll und ganz.» Peter Frankopan lehrt uns, die Geschichte neu zu sehen – indem er nicht Europa, sondern den Nahen und Mittleren Osten zum Ausgangspunkt macht. Hier entstanden die ersten Hochkulturen und alle drei monotheistischen Weltreligionen; ein Reichtum an Gütern, Kultur und Wissen, der das Alte Europa seit jeher sehnsüchtig nach Osten blicken ließ. Frankopan erzählt von Alexander dem Großen, der Babylon zur Hauptstadt seines neuen Weltreichs machen wollte; von Seide, Porzellan und Techniken wie der Papierherstellung, die über die Handelswege der Region Verbreitung fanden; vom Sklavenhandel mit der islamischen Welt, der Venedig im Mittelalter zum Aufstieg verhalf; von islamischen Gelehrten, die das antike Kulturerbe pflegten, lange bevor Europa die Renaissance erlebte; von der Erschließung der Rohstoffe im 19. Jahrhundert bis hin zum Nahostkonflikt. Schließlich erklärt Frankopan, warum sich die Weltpolitik noch heute in Staaten wie Syrien, Afghanistan und Irak entscheidet. Peter Frankopan schlägt einen weiten Bogen, und das nicht nur zeitlich: Er rückt zwei Welten zusammen, Orient und Okzident, die historisch viel enger miteinander verbunden sind, als wir glauben. Ein so fundiertes wie packend erzähltes Geschichtswerk, das wahrhaft die Augen öffnet.
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Befreit

Wie Bildung mir die Welt erschloss

Author: Tara Westover

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 3462316680

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

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Von den Bergen Idahos nach Cambridge – der unwahrscheinliche »Bildungsweg« der Tara Westover. Tara Westover ist 17 Jahre alt, als sie zum ersten Mal eine Schulklasse betritt. Zehn Jahre später kann sie eine beeindruckende akademische Laufbahn vorweisen. Aufgewachsen im ländlichen Amerika, befreit sie sich aus einer ärmlichen, archaischen und von Paranoia und Gewalt geprägten Welt durch – Bildung, durch die Aneignung von Wissen, das ihr so lange vorenthalten worden war. Die Berge Idahos sind Taras Heimat, sie lebt als Kind im Einklang mit der grandiosen Natur, mit dem Wechsel der Jahreszeiten – und mit den Gesetzen, die ihr Vater aufstellt. Er ist ein fundamentalistischer Mormone, vom baldigen Ende der Welt überzeugt und voller Misstrauen gegenüber dem Staat, von dem er sich verfolgt sieht. Tara und ihre Geschwister gehen nicht zur Schule, sie haben keine Geburtsurkunden, und ein Arzt wird selbst bei fürchterlichsten Verletzungen nicht gerufen. Und die kommen häufig vor, denn die Kinder müssen bei der schweren Arbeit auf Vaters Schrottplatz helfen, um über die Runden zu kommen. Taras Mutter, die einzige Hebamme in der Gegend, heilt die Wunden mit ihren Kräutern. Nichts ist dieser Welt ferner als Bildung. Und doch findet Tara die Kraft, sich auf die Aufnahmeprüfung fürs College vorzubereiten, auch wenn sie quasi bei null anfangen muss ... Wie Tara Westover sich aus dieser Welt befreit, überhaupt erst einmal ein Bewusstsein von sich selbst entwickelt, um den schmerzhaften Abnabelungsprozess von ihrer Familie bewältigen zu können, das beschreibt sie in diesem ergreifenden und wunderbar poetischen Buch. » Befreit wirft ein Licht auf einen Teil unseres Landes, den wir zu oft übersehen. Tara Westovers eindringliche Erzählung — davon, einen Platz für sich selbst in der Welt zu finden, ohne die Verbindung zu ihrer Familie und ihrer geliebten Heimat zu verlieren — verdient es, weithin gelesen zu werden.« J.D. Vance Autor der »Hillbilly-Elegie«
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The Pythons' Autobiography By The Pythons

Author: Graham Chapman (Estate),John Cleese,Terry Gilliam,Eric Idle,Terry Jones,Michael Palin,Bob McCabe

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409156788

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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This is the definitive, the official, the most lavish, the completely-different-to-anything-done-before Pythons' autobiography, reissued to coincide with the eagerly-anticipated live shows. Over forty years ago, a group of five Englishmen - and one wayward American - rewrote the rules of comedy. MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS, an unheralded, previously unseen half-hour show of sketches, hilarities, inanities and animations, first appeared on the BBC late one night in 1969. Its impact has been felt on the world ever since. From its humble beginnings, it blossomed into the most influential movement in modern comedy. THE PYTHONS' AUTOBIOGRAPHY BY THE PYTHONS is a unique look at arguably the most important comic team of the modern age, with 64 pages of photographs, many culled from the team's own personal collections, many more seen for the first time. This is the definitive word on all things Pythonesque.
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The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Races

Author: William F. Macmichael

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3954272644

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Page: 394

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Since its establishment in 1829, the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race is one of the most popular British sport events of the year. These days, nearly a quarter of a million people walk to the river banks to watch the race live and millions of fans follow it on television. William Fisher Macmichael, former student of Downing College, Cambridge, and late secretary of the Cambridge University Boat Club, chronicles the history of the early races from 1829 to 1869. His sources are the official club books from both universities, newspaper accounts and records from eyewitnesses. Macmichael's elaborate report is supplemented by maps of the racing courses, a name index and an introduction on rowing. Reprint of the original edition from 1870.
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The Education of a Waldorf Teacher

Author: Keith Francis

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595309607

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 220

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Waldorf education is a wonderful thing, but it doesn't always turn out quite the way its founder, Rudolf Steiner, expected. No matter how spiritual, anthroposophical or Waldorfian we become, we are still human beings and we do the funny, admirable or reprehensible things that human beings of all stripes do; but there is something in the Waldorf atmosphere that makes these things funnier, more admirable or more reprehensible. In The Education of a Waldorf Teacher the author describes how he learned the facts of Waldorf life the hard way, takes a sympathetic look at the problems of students, teachers, administrators and parents, makes constructive suggestions that may be helpful both to veterans and to those who are just finding their way into Waldorf education, and provides entertaining reading for those who are simply curious.
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Great Minds

Reflections of 111 Top Scientists

Author: Balazs Hargittai,Magdolna Hargittai,Istvan Hargittai

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199336199

Category: Science

Page: 304

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Throughout the 1990s and the 2000s, Istvan, Balazs, and Magdolna Hargittai conducted hundreds of interviews with leading scientists in physics, chemistry, materials, and biomedical research. These interviews appeared in a variety of publications, including Chemical Intelligencer, Mathematical Intelligencer, and Chemical Heritage. In four-thousand pages of interviews, the Hargittais had conversations with over a hundred Nobel laureates, along with many other top minds and personalities in various scientific fields. Now, in a single volume, the Hargittais have gathered the best and most notable moments of these interviews, creating a survey of the past, present, and future of science, as told by some of the most influential members of many scientific disciplines. Figures like James D. Watson, Francis Crick, and Glenn T. Seaborg share their thoughts in these pages, in a collection that includes 68 Nobel Laureates. Without exaggeration, their backgrounds come from all over the globe: scientists from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, and Taiwan are featured. These interviews discuss many of the most prominent debates and issues in today's scientific climate. Great Minds is a synthesis of scientific thought, as told by some of the most notable scientists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
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Ireland in Writing

Interviews with Writers and Academics

Author: Jacqueline Hurtley

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9789042002791

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 202

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As the twentieth century draws to a close, Ireland in Writing: Interviews with Writers and Academics focuses on the textual mapping of the country over the century through the creative energies and intellectual reflections of a selection of writers and educators at the tertiary level. The volume is a collection of eleven interviews held by three university teachers and a research assistant, all resident in Spain. The interviews with both male and female writers and academics, who hail from Northern Ireland and the Republic, have been conducted over the 1990s. The writers were quizzed about their own writing: how it came into being, who or what they have looked to as inspirational and how their novels, short stories, poetry and plays relate to Ireland past and present. The academics express views on their critical theories and practices, on particular areas of interest, on English and Irish in Ireland, on contemporary writing and cultural dynamics: from Friel to Telefís Éireann, passing through Field Day, the Abbey and the question of a hybrid Irish identity.
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