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A guide to writing a personal statement for applying to universities

A guide to writing a personal statement for applying to universities

When applying to universities in the UK, especially for undergraduate courses, you will need to submit a personal statement as a part of your application. The personal statement has a maximum character count of 4000 characters and a good personal statement should cover: Why you are applying – your ambitions and what interests you about…

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Bucksmore Homelingua Study Tips blog

Bucksmore Homelingua Study Tips blog

Happy New Year and we wish you the best with your studies in 2016! Bucksmore Homelingua has launched a new Study Tips blog with lots of helpful advice on studying, improving your English and applying to universities in the UK, including scholarships. View the Study Tips blog on our website homelingua.com/blog If you are applying to…

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What’s the difference between a levelled and non-levelled English exam?

What's the difference between a levelled and non-levelled English exam?

International English Exams like TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge First (FCE) come in many different formats, types and levels. If you are confused about which International English Exam to take, please read our Homelingua blog post  TOEFL, IELTS OR Cambridge English Exams for more information and advice. Today we are going to look at the difference between levelled…

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International English Exams for Children

International English Exams for Children

International English exams like IELTS or TOEFL are not just for adults. There is a full range of internationally recognised English exams that young learner students can take which award them with a global certificate of their English level. Why should my child take an International English Exam? Taking an International English exam not only…

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All about the TOEFL iBT English exam

All about the TOEFL iBT English exam

The TOEFL iBT English exam is an internet based English exam taken by international students who are looking to study at an international university. The exam is managed by an American company called ETS. There are TOEFL iBT test centres across the world and there is usually a test held every weekend throughout the year….

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UK University Scholarships information

UK University Scholarships information

The United Kingdom is the second most popular study location for international university students studying undergraduate or master’s degrees. Some of the world’s greatest universities are in the UK and universities in the UK have reputation for producing students that are ready for the work and able to get high paying jobs. There are many…

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TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge English Exams

TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge English Exams

Choosing an International English Exam can be confusing and stressful, there are many exams to choose from such as TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Cambridge FCE (First) and CAE (Advanced). When choosing what International English Exam to study for it is important you do a bit of research first.   Step 1 – Why are you taking…

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