Our consultants are supported by a network of over 1000 outstanding Oxbridge-graduate tutors, many of whom were supported by Oxbridge Applications when they applied.
A number of our graduate tutors have gone on to pursue further study and now work for us on a part-time basis.
All of our tutors are interviewed by a member of staff before we invite them to join Oxbridge Applications. Following the phone interview, tutors are recommended for specific roles, whether that be interviewing, working at our in-school events, supporting students with their admissions tests or subject-specific mentoring. Tutors receive in-depth training from the Oxbridge Applications team, as well as from external interview specialists to help them give the best possible support to students.
We constantly review our tutors based on their feedback and results to ensure that the students we work with are receiving outstanding subject-specific guidance and advice at every stage of their application.
Here is a selection of some of the tutors we currently work with:
Belinda gained a first-class degree in Maths from Lincoln College, Oxford, specialising in fluid dynamics. She is now reading for an MSc in Meteorology at Reading University, and hopes to go on to conduct research into avalanches. Belinda wrote our questions and advice for the Mathematics Aptitude Test at Oxford.
Jonathan gained a first-class degree in History from Christ Church, Oxford, where he specialised in the fall of the Roman Empire, a topic he continued to study for his Masters and PhD. Whilst at Oxford, Jonathan was editor of one of the university’s student newspapers. Jonathan has written much of our support for the Oxford HAT.
Sian gained a first-class degree in Land Economy from Newnham, Cambridge and went on to do a Masters in Development Economics. Whilst she was at Cambridge she was a member of the Investment Society and now works in equity research for an international fund. Sian has successfully supported students on our Premier Service.
Asher gained a first-class degree in pre-clinical Medicine from Sidney Sussex, Cambridge. He is currently studying clinical Medicine at UCL and works at the Royal Free Hospital. He has conducted research into healthcare policy and has been published in medical journals. Asher has written much of our BMAT material.
Daniel gained a first-class masters degree in Physics from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Whilst at university, he was Musical Director and sang with one of Oxford’s top jazz a cappella groups. Daniel is currently working for a PhD in Nuclear Fusion Research at the University of Oxford.
James gained a top first-class degree in English from Queens’ College, Cambridge. Whilst at university, James was a regular performer with the Cambridge Footlights and is now working as an actor and film-maker. James has supported students on our Premier Service and at our Interview Preparaion Days.
Woody read PPE at University College, Oxford where he won an exhibition award in his second year. After doing a Masters in Philosophy at King’s College, London, Woody is now doing in the second year of his PhD at Cambridge University. He still performs regularly with his two jazz bands.
Sarah read Philosophy & Theology at Pembroke College, Oxford, where she wrote for both student and local newspapers. Following her graduation, she worked as an Associate Consultant for Oxbridge Applications in the summer of 2010. She has won a training contract with a Magic Circle Law firm and is studying for her Law Conversion.
Our tutors come from a variety of backgrounds and locations and, as you can see, their interests are manifold and diverse. What they do have in common is a passion for their subject and the curiosity to keep asking questions and acquiring new knowledge.
Our reading room is packed full of books, blogs and articles recommended by our tutors to ensure that you have access to the best material for your subject. This is essential not only in order to write a convincing personal statement, but also to give interesting, relevant and well-considered examples in your admissions test and interview. So what are you waiting for?... Click here to find your next unputdownable book!