A Level Results Day

Clearing 2014: Advice From The Survivors

The Huffington Post | Tasha Kleeman | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

After months of suspense, results day is finally in sight. As a wave of dread washes over the nation’s 17 year olds, there is one thing on everyone...

The Countdown to My Fate Sealed in an Envelope

Tasha Okeke | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Tasha Okeke

Just like everyone else, I'm going through the standard results day countdown emotions - questioning if I wrote in blue ink instead of black, if I even did the right paper, if I knew what I was doing in the exam, making plans B, C, D and E if results day doesn't go to plan.

The University Challenge: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Holly Whittaker | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Holly Whittaker

Whether you decide to go to university or not: you will have fun, you will meet people and make friends, and you will learn. Just make sure it is on your terms - and know that you do have the support around you, whatever you decide.

Dyslexic Pupil Wins Cambridge Place

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Dyslexic teenager Penny Banks is celebrating after landing a place at Cambridge University, despite having struggling with writing since she was youn...

Number Of A Grades Falls For Second Year In A Row

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The number of A and A* grades awarded to this year's A-level students has fallen for the second year in a row, official figures revealed on Thursday. ...

Clever Students May Be Forced Out Of University, Warns School Leader

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Clever students predicted to score an A and two Bs but who drop a grade and get three Bs in their A-levels could find themselves forced out of univers...

Accept Failure And Move On, Academic Urges Disappointed Students

PA | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Sixth-formers who miss out on their predicted A-level grades should not dwell on the disappointment, and realise the situation could be worse, accordi...

Judgement Day For A-Level Students

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A frantic day of clearing got underway on Thursday morning as teenagers found out their A-level results. Students across the country are nervously ...

LIVE BLOG: A-Level Results Day 2013

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Today's the day thousands of you have been waiting for: A-level results. Whether you've got the results you wanted, you didn't *quite* get them, or...

Want to Go Places but Not University? - Don't Follow the Crowd

Fiona McBride | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Fiona McBride

Thursday is the day school leavers have been anticipating and dreading since the end of exams all those months ago. A-Level results day is here and it's time to make those vital decisions about where to go next.