How to get in to your top choice university in 2015

There’s a lot of information online about how to increase your chances of getting into University. Econ At Uni is different because all of our advice and tips are super focused on economics and business courses (and even relevant for psychology, geography etc.). What’s more is that everything here is written by someone who has …

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20 questions you should prepare for Economics and Management interviews

Oxford and Cambridge will soon be sending out invitations to interview for Economics, Economics and Management, PPE, Geography and other courses. Once you have checked out the Interview Briefing and the Economics Crash Course Revision Guide, make sure you can answer questions you are likely to be asked. You’ll have to spend some time thinking …

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Management at University – a taster.

Management At University – what is it? While it is possible to study many course subjects before you get to university, this isn’t always the case for a subject like management. The closest you can get is probably A-Level Business Studies but even this is very different and lacks the academic rigour with which you …

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Prepare for interviews with our briefing on executive pay (hot topic!)

Interviews may be a month away but there’s no better time to start preparing than now – especially because you are often given only a few days of prior notice! To make preparing easier, Econ At Uni lets you download interview briefings – these are reports on a specific topic (in this case executive pay, …

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Can you give me a framework for answering TSA essay questions? (Reader Question)

Following the recent post about how to prepare for the TSA exam, I have been asked if there is a framework that can be applied to answering TSA essay questions (Section 2) in which you have 30 minutes to write a short essay. While there is no one size fits all framework, you can use …

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How to prepare for the TSA and other ‘Critical Thinking’ tests

Many courses require candidates to sit a critical thinking assessment. This is true not only for Oxbridge¬† (Economics courses will generally require you to have sat the TSA) but also for courses such as mathematics (STEP) and medicine (BMAT). Indeed, even if you choose to do a Masters course such as an MBA you will …

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Prepare for Economics and Management interviews at Oxford and Cambridge

Introduction to Oxbridge interview preparation Ok, so you’ve got the¬† best part of another month at least to prepare for interviews – great that’s loads of time! I only started a week before mine (albeit during the half-term holidays when I had not much else on my plate). Unless the world of Economics at University …

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Considering Oxbridge? PodOxford and Cam Interview Vids

Just a quick post to make you aware of some pretty useful resources if you haven’t already come across them. The PodOxford website which currently has 12 podcasts ready to download. In particular, you’ll want to take a look at the following: Undergraduate Admissions which covers topics like “Is Oxford for me?”; tutors giving application …

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Choosing subjects to study economics at university

Choosing your A-Level, IB or equivalent subjects is often the first step many people take towards preparing themselves to study economics, management or indeed any other course at university. Having done A-Levels personally, my advice will be slightly A-Level-centric but I’ll try my best not to alienate the IB folks Oh and please remember this …

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