The Sherpa Blog

STEM, Education and Online Tutoring News from the Sherpa Team.

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Essential Tips for The Night Before An Exam
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Imran M

9 months ago

From creating a calming atmosphere to promoting healthy routines, our expert advice helps both parents and students navigate the night before the exam with confidence.
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Choosing GCSE Subjects: A Comprehensive Guide
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Russell Kilgour

10 months ago

A comprehensive guide on how to choose your GCSE subjects including what to expect when you study them and what that could mean for your future career.
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Top Tips for Success With a KS3 or KS4 English Tutor
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Nicola K

10 months ago

Tutor Nicola explains some top tips for ensuring you get the most out of your English tutor as you start GCSEs at KS4 or prepare for them next year after KS3!
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How Do You Pass The BMAT & Medicine Interview?
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Russell Kilgour

10 months ago

Sherpa Tutor Sayon is a Medical Student at Oxford University. He is sharing his tips and tricks for passing the BMAT admissions test and making a great impression in the interviews.
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Oxbridge & Medical School Application Guide
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Russell Kilgour

10 months ago

A complete guide on the process of applying to Oxbridge Universities and Medical Schools. Graduates and current students share their application and interview tips and experiences.
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What to Expect in the Year 6 SATs Exams
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Nikey

10 months ago

A complete parents' guide to the KS2 Year 6 SAT exams. Read about exactly how many exams there are, how long they are and what exactly they are testing for.
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Going to Uni: The Complete Checklist!
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Russell Kilgour

11 months ago

Our complete guide for everything to bring to university including bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and study supplies. We've included survival tips for shared accommodation too!
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What If You Fail Your Final Exams?
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Russell Kilgour

11 months ago

So, you've had a disappointing results day. Don't let it get you down there are plenty of ways to bounce back. In this blog, we talk you through the next steps.
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Writing a Personal Statement in 2023
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Farah

11 months ago

Top tutor and current student Farah gives you her top tips on how to write the perfect personal statement to show your best qualities and get you into the university of your choice.
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The Big Step Up: A-Levels to University
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Rajvir S

11 months ago

2nd-year medical student Rajvir speaks on the exciting step up from A-levels to university with some words of warning on balancing the increased responsibility and workloads.
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What to Expect on A-Level Results Day
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Russell Kilgour

11 months ago

Even though it is fast approaching - results day can't be avoided. With the help of this complete guide, you will be prepared and ready to tackle any outcome on the day.
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How to Mind the Gap from GCSE to A-Level
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Fatema A

11 months ago

Prepare for the big step up from studying GCSEs to starting your A-levels with the help of qualified tutors. Learn what to expect from the years ahead and how to prepare during summer.
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Maths Skills to Pass the A-level Biology Exam
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Stephen W

11 months ago

Did you know? 10% of the Biology A-level is pure mathematics! Science and Maths tutor Stephen has covered all the methods you need to know to ace this part of the exam.
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Why Study STEM Subjects at GCSE?
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Sunnil S

11 months ago

Maths tutor Sunnil lays out the importance of STEM in everyday life, the skills it can teach you, the careers it offers and the benefits it can bring to the world - with your help!
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10 STEM Inspired Summer Activities for Under 10s
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Sarah M

11 months ago

If you are at a loss for what to do on a day with children during the summer holidays, these science-based activities will stimulate their inquisitive minds, come rain or shine!
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