The grades you achieve at GCSE are undeniably used as an indicator of your potential for success at a top university. However, Oxbridge is far… Read More »Does it matter if my GCSE grades aren’t outstanding?
Application & Selection
We ask students to be honest and absolutely certain at the start whether they wish to embark on the OMS. Where a student has doubt,… Read More »What if I am selected, begin the OMS and decide it isn’t for me?
If you are uncertain about certain aspects of the programme and would like to know more, please get in touch with your questions. We are… Read More »I am uncertain about the OMS, but don’t want to miss this opportunity. What do you suggest I do?
As part of the application process, we may ask students to submit a pre-recorded video on them speaking about a topic of interest. This interview… Read More »How will Insight Outreach use the pre-recorded video submissions?
Students undergo a two-step application procedure which involves completing an online application form. If they are sifted through to the next stage, they may also… Read More »How are students selected for the programme?
I am from a single parent household. My mother/father has struggled financially to put me through boarding school. Can I apply for the OMS?
Should students from independent or boarding schools find out about the OMS themselves and wish to apply, Insight Outreach will consider their reasons for applying… Read More »I am from a single parent household. My mother/father has struggled financially to put me through boarding school. Can I apply for the OMS?
Insight Outreach is a programme designed to help increase the number of state school students access Oxbridge. Independent schools are (invariably) able to provide support… Read More »I am at boarding school on a partial/full scholarship; can I apply?
The Oxbridge Mentoring Scheme’s success lies in the relationship we’re able to build with students over the year, helping our students to identify their particular… Read More »Can Year 13 students join after the summer vacation?
Students can only apply when they enter Year 12. The OMS is run for Year 12 students only.