Choosing schools & universities

What is the International Baccalaureate?

  The International Baccalaureate (IB) recently celebrated its 50th birthday, which tempted us to write a blog highlighting its value and discussing how it compares to the A Levels. As the School House Magazine sums it up “The wise men present at [the IB’s] birth were innovative educators, several of them British, who set about […]

What’s the difference between private schools and state schools?

  As parents, the pressure to send your child to the “right” school can be quite intense. Education is such a crucial part of everyone’s life. The type of education your child receives will play a big role in his or her development and can deeply influence the path he or she chooses to take. […]

Grammar School and Entrance Exams Debate

As the UK’s education system faces challenges and controversies at all levels, the most heated debate has been arguably on the Common Entrance Exams and expansion of Grammar Schools. As Teresa May pushed to allow new selective schools to open and existing schools to turn into grammar schools, the political debate surrounding this arose strong […]

How to write a PhD proposal with excellence

When writing your PhD proposal, there are certain pitfalls you’ll want to avoid. We’d like to share with you the story of Maryam who wrote a winning PhD proposal with our support. Maryam approached Über Tutors about PhD proposal tutoring and feedback editorial as she hoped to pursue her PhD in interdisciplinary architecture. After advice […]