Bedford College Blogs

Making the most of your Welcome Day

Thursday 18 June 2020

You’ve applied to College, had an interview, been offered a place and now it’s time to come and give us a ‘test drive’ before the big start in September! Welcome Days are a not-to-be-missed opportunity, so if you’re not sure what they’re all about, then read on.

How to ace your College interview over the phone

Monday 4 May 2020

‘Working from home’ is a phrase we have all become so used to in recent months. Everything has had to be done remotely, from catching up with friends to checking in with school teachers. Some of us have settled into it easily, while others have found it a bit trickier!
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How to take great notes in class

Monday 9 September 2019

We’ve all been there - your tutor is talking to the whole class about something you need to write an essay on, and you’re frantically trying to take notes.
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Student bag essentials

Monday 2 September 2019

Do you often get to college and realise you’ve forgotten something important? Or are you fed up of carrying too much to and from home everyday and not using half of what you bring? Whatever your student bag woes, we’re here to help!
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Coping with change

Wednesday 24 July 2019

One of the first big changes in our lives often comes when we leave school. It’s everything we’ve ever known for the last 12 years of our lives and suddenly it’s time to move on! Yes, it’s exciting but it can also be quite daunting. Here we share some key points that we hope might help if you’re feeling the pressures of change.
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Getting the most out of an open day visit

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Open days are your chance to look around the College, speak to our staff and students and find out what we can offer you. They’re jam packed and great fun, so follow our top ten tips to make the most of every minute you’re here!
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How best to support your child during their GCSEs

Friday 4 May 2018

GCSE exams are looming and households up and down the country will be feeling the strain. Teenagers will be stressed and parents will be in the thick of it. Luckily, there are things you can do to relieve the tension and make the period manageable – and successful – for everyone.
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College versus School

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Big decisions. No one really enjoys making them; they usually involve quite a bit of stress and maybe even the odd sleepless night.
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Where to start if you haven't got any idea what to study at College

Friday 5 January 2018

Do you want to go to college but don’t know what to study? Do you feel confused by the large amount of subjects available? Are you worried about making a wrong decision? We have put together some useful pointers to help you out.
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Claire's student blog: Bacon sandwiches and epiphanies

Wednesday 26 February 2014

So far, my course feels like it’s going at 100mph and everything is rushing past much faster than I’d like! The realisation that this is my final year and I have to get a proper job when I’m done is a very, very scary one.
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