Sarah Slater
Sarah read Modern Languages at Balliol College, Oxford. After graduating, she worked as a documentary researcher and production assistant for an independent production company, before joining Oxbridge Applications. Sarah oversees Oxbridge Applications’ Premier Service and Bursary Access Scheme Programme and looks after the company’s research, literature and free online resources and advice available on the Oxbridge Applications website.

Founded in 1999 by Oxbridge graduates, Oxbridge Applications has supported over 50,000 students and now works with approximately 15% of Oxbridge applicants every year. Oxbridge Applications works with schools, local authorities and individual applicants to deliver subject-specific mentoring, workshops, admissions test support and mock interviews throughout the year. The organisations also carries out research on the applications process to advise students, teachers and parents and has a wealth of free resources on their website They also run an annual bursary scheme where they support for free, over 100 students in receipt of government financial support. Last year they published the third edition of their acclaimed book ‘So you want to go to Oxbridge? Tell me about a banana’ and this year, published Think you can think? Cracking the Thinking Skills Assessment - a guide on how to think logically and excel in the TSA Oxford and TSA Cambridge tests.

Blog Entries by Sarah Slater

Are State Schools Biased Against Oxbridge?

(4) Comments | Posted 7 May 2012 | (01:00)

We're reading more and more that the onus of getting students from non-Oxbridge backgrounds to apply to the country's two oldest universities is shifting from the universities' access teams, to the teachers with the power to motivate their brightest students.

I went to Oxford from a state school, arguably...

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Applying to Oxbridge Post-Results

(0) Comments | Posted 1 November 2011 | (12:47)

The idea to reform the university applications process has been floating around for several years, although the latest proposal is the most convincing one that I've seen. And generally, shifting application deadlines to post-results day might be a very good idea. Imagine: no UCAS form stress preventing you...

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