Are you having to sit the TSA? Understanding everything there is to know about this Admissions Test is essential to scoring highly.
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Read through a successful Psychology Personal Statement for Oxford with a full analysis by Oxbridge Tutors. Find out why the Personal Statement helped the candidate to receive an Oxford offer.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW CAMBRIDGE PRE-INTERVIEW TEST. As well as high A Level or IB qualifications, most Cambridge University courses also require you to sit a pre-interview test. 2019 brings a change to some pre-interview tests – so if you’re applying for an Arts or Humanities degree, there’s a new test on the block.
Preparing for the TSA is a big task, especially because of the number of skills you have to practise. The Thinking Skills Assessment – the TSA – is an aptitude test for admission to certain courses at certain universities in the UK. The assessment tests a range of skills, such as problem-solving skills and how to interpret data.
The TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment) is a test that Oxford University requires of applicants applying for certain courses.
These courses vary widely and include some of the University’s most competitive courses, such as Economics and Management, PPE and Philosophy. So why exactly do applicants have to take the TSA?
It’s all about the TSA results! The TSA results are the be-all and end-all of this process. They determine whether you are invited to interview along with other factors like your personal statement. Some colleges/courses operate a cut-off, so scoring highly is a must!
This section is not a brain dump of academic knowledge! This section is all about your ability to write a structured, logical and reasonable argument. The question will not be subject specific; you will not need any prerequisite knowledge to answer it. However, having residual knowledge about a topic will help!
Problem Solving questions are difficult to prepare for…This is an accepted statement, and one that we do agree with, but we disagree with the naysayers who say it can’t be prepared for! To show you how, here are our top methods for revising and tackling problem-solving questions.
What does TSA Critical Thinking require? TSA Critical Thinking questions require you to understand the constituents of a good argument and be able to pick them apart. The majority of TSA Critical thinking questions tend to fall into 5 major categories, let’s take a deep dive into each category.