Entries by Muhammad

Muhammad Answers: The reasons why you might need tuition

I’m Muhammad Ali and for the record, yes, that is my real name! I’m an Islington based private Maths and Science tutor and founder of mathematicsandsciencetuition.com It’s not uncommon for people to assume that tuition is purely for additional support with a specific subject. Whilst this is true in many cases, it is not the […]

Top tips for GCSE revision

As exam time creeps closer we share some expert revision tips that are bound to boost your confidence! We spoke to some students who successfully completed last year’s round of GCSEs to get their top tips on revision.  Here’s what they recommended… 1. Plan, don’t cram! Plan in advance. Don’t cram! Before you start, make […]

School Academies Explained: The Important Things To Know

Following the recent announcement by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne that all schools in the UK will become academies by 2022, we explain exactly what this means for the education system and the changes you can expect. What is special about an Academy? Firstly, the way in which an Academy is funded is different […]

Why Science Is Essential For a Career In Medicine

Source Science has traditionally had a reputation for being one of those school subjects that is considered somewhat boring, evoking memories of lessons in classroom laboratories populated with the unmistakable odours of chemicals and the hissing of Bunsen burners. However, it appears that this interpretation of one of the most fascinating subjects in the world […]

The rising importance of a STEM-Education

As we become further engulfed by the 21st century, it is becoming more widely accepted that a strong STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education will be pivotal to a student’s future success. Below are just 3 reasons as to why this might be the case… 1. Future jobs: “The Future of the Economy is […]

Levelling the playing field

Aim is a community project set up by a group of three mums who had a vision to level up the playing field, making grammar school places more accessible to all. My background is not in teaching; I am a mental health advocate and a mum of three boys ages 10, 5 and 3.  I wanted to do something for my […]

How to win a place at medical school

Article by the creator of  www.examvault.net and www.alevelbiology.co.uk If you’re reading this blog on the MST website or Twitter page, then the chances are you may be interested in applying to the most competitive course in the UK. With 10 applicants for every medical school place you’re going to need all the help you can get and I […]

How to write a personal statement

Getting into university is no walk in the park… You have to first decide what exactly you want to study (which isn’t easy if you have a number of niche subjects!), then shortlist a set of universities you feel are best suited to you (after battling between big questions like whether to stay at home […]