A Scholarship Student’s Perspective

Each year OSC offers a number of scholarships for the Exam Revision Courses in Oxford. Britten Holter was awarded a Chemistry scholarship this year - below is an account of her time in Oxford. Why did you apply for the scholarship? I was getting more and more nervous about the approaching Chemistry exam as I felt I was going to fail the exams. Preparing with past papers was not going well and I did not know what to do in order to ...

2017 Exam Revision Courses are now open!

We are delighted to announce that our 2017 Exam Revision Courses in Oxford are now live for applications! Our expert IB teachers (90% are examiners!) can help you achieve the grades you need to get in to your dream university or college. Classes are tailored to your needs so you leave feeling invigorated and confident about your final exams. 99% of OSC students feel more confident going into their final exams. I got over my predictions! A total of 40 points as I had ...

Revise Review Remember

Some last minute suggestions before your IB Exams: In case you haven’t already done some of the following, OSC is passing on to you a few tips that have helped IB students in past years. ORDER ORDER: It is absolutely vital that you are organised and lead a well structured life. O Organisation – Make a structured revision programme for the next few weeks R REDUCE, Reduce, reduce D Diagrams – Try using visual ways to show topics. E Exam techniques – Don’t throw away all you have done by messing ...

A Student Perspective – OSC Mid IB Summer School, Boston

Clara attended the 2015 Mid IB Summer School in Boston. Below is a summary of her experiences on the course. Clara, along with her friend Laura, have their own blog, dearibstudents.tumblr.com, where they post their IB experiences and help other students.  Tell us a little bit about yourself. We are two girls, Clara Boström and Laura Schmitz who are both attending Katedralskolan in Lund, the oldest school in Scandinavia. We have both lived in Sweden our whole lives but despite this, we consider ...