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Monday, February 11th, 2013

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Tutors International Expand US College Preparation Services in UK

Private tutoring agency, Tutors International, reported today that they are formally expanding their provision of coaching and prep for US college applications with the appointment of Nathaniel Hannan. Tutors International, one of the world’s leading full-time private tutoring agencies, have announced the expansion of their London-based services that specialise in US college preparation services for UK students. Private tutor and…

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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

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Brits Wanting to Go to Ivy League Universities Turn to Private SAT Tutoring to Increase GPA

Home tutoring agency, Tutors International, announce an increase in help with SAT preparation for UK students wanting to attend top US colleges. British and US students living in the UK are increasingly turning to private home tutoring organisations like Tutors International (https://www.tutors-international.com) to raise their SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) scores ahead of their applications to American colleges. Adam Caller, founder…

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Monday, September 10th, 2012

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Cambridge International Exam Board Backpedal Over True Value of IGCSE Results

Tutors International warn parents and students that although the internationally recognised exam, the IGCSE, is becoming increasingly popular, it is a harder exam but its grades are worth the same as a UK GCSE. It has recently been reported that pupils in many UK state schools are electing to sit the IGCSE instead of regular GCSEs [1]. Since the formation…

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Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

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Article source: www.guardian.co.uk

So who is good enough to get into Cambridge?

Cambridge University says it wants more students from state schools. But how does it really decide who deserves a place amid intense competition? Jeevan Vasagar gained unprecedented access to the admissions process to find out. It’s a life-changing roll call. As the admissions tutor reads out names, the men and women gathered around the table reply crisply to each one:…

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Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

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Educational consultant suggests radical approach to combat university admissions prejudice against private school students

Adam Caller, educational consultant and founder of Tutors International, has suggested a radical approach to dealing with prejudice against privately educated students in the university admissions process. Due to government pressure, the UK’s top universities are expected to admit more students from the state sector, thereby damaging the prospects of students who are high academic achievers resulting from a private…

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Thursday, August 25th, 2011

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Private tuition expert and founder of Tutors International urges parents to act quickly should a private tutor for re-sitting A-levels be required

Now that families have recieved A-level and GCSE exam results, Adam Caller, founder of Tutors International, urges parents to act quickly if their child has not received the grades they need for university and are planning to re-sit their A-levels in January. “This can be a very stressful time of year for families,” said Adam, “and that’s why I am…

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