Ask Susan: Is ranking important when choosing a UK boarding school?

When searching for a good boarding school in the UK, it might be the intention of most people to judge a school by its school ranking on League Tables. But which factors are school rankings based on? And how important are they when choosing a UK boarding school?   Which factors are school rankings in the UK based on? Most secondary school rankings are based on A-level or GCSE results and/or the number of students that get into a highly ranked university afterwards.   What are the advantages of school rankings? Rankings seem like a good starting point if you…

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Ask Susan: 5 top tips to kick-start your UK study journey

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If this is your first time studying in the UK, you may get a shock in your first few weeks at your new school or university. Cultural differences can cause confusion and anxiety to some students as the way their UK school/university is run, the way students and teachers work and the expectations of students can vary a lot from what you are used to in your own country. Below are Susan’s 5 top tips to help you settle quickly into your new student life and thrive:   1. Change the way you learn. Be more proactive (ask questions; read…

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Ask Susan: How to prepare for UK school applications

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Welcome to our new ‘Ask Susan’ blog section! UKG director, Susan Fang, is an expert in UK education and guardianship and each month she will be answering important questions. A product of UK education herself, having studied at North London Collegiate School, the number one girl’s school in the country, and then onto the University of Cambridge. This month Susan will be giving advice on how to prepare for UK school applications. If there are any questions you would like Susan to answer, please comment below or write to us at marketing@ukguardianship.com.   How would you describe the British education…

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