You can only apply to 5 UK universities —so how do you choose?

This guide will teach all you need to know about choosing the right UK university and course for you!

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The 5 factors you need to consider before making your university choices:

Unlike the US where you can apply to as many universities as you like, the UK’s University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) application requires students to limit their applications to five university/course choices.

So what criteria should you use to narrow down on that all-important five?

In this special booklet, Crimson UK Senior Strategist and Oxford graduate, Abbigail Colwyn, walks you through the five key areas you should consider before deciding upon your UCAS choices.

From research tips to application strategy, course comparison to cost per degree, Abbi provides her unique expert insight as to how you can build a ‘smart’ UCAS selection with high chances of admission and no regrets!

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Meet Abbi Colwyn, Oxford Graduate and Crimson Education UK Senior Strategist

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How Crimson can help

Crimson UK strategists are graduates from the very universities our students are aiming for — Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, LSE, King’s College London, Imperial and more.

At Crimson each and every student is allocated a team of tutors and mentors who support them in not only narrowing down on that all-important list of 5, but also in executing the best applications possible. From entrance exam tutors to extracurricular mentors, personal statement supporters to interview experts. At Crimson we leave no stone unturned.

Crimson students have received:

  • 99 offers to Oxford or Cambridge
  • 660+ offers to the UK Top 10

Crimson students are up to 4x more likely to gain admission to Oxford or Cambridge than the average applicant.

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How To Choose Your 5 UCAS Courses

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