Many students under estimate the time involved in creating a strong application for oxford, cambridge and LSE. Do note that a strong application requires plenty of research. Therefore, do apply early and keep in mind how the graduate schools operate – aka rolling admissions can how you can use this system to your advantage.

A ready-to-submit application generally involves completing the graduate admission form, two letters of reference, academic transcripts, scholarship essays, and the dreaded personal statement. The whole process can expect to take up to 8 weeks,  so ideally, if you are savvy enough, you should start preparing in July for Oxford and Cambridge; and August for LSE.

I will be coming up with an article on rolling admissions and reasons on why you should not under estimate the application process.