Our range of publications has been created to give help and guidance where it's needed. Choose from our Personal Statement Planner, 60 Successful Personal Statements, the latest Careers Directory and a Personal Development Guide.
Personal Development Guide 2018
Encouraging students to explore the broader field of personal development outside the school curriculum, this comprehensive guide is intended as a springboard to researching work opportunities and getting some practical experience in the world of work.
The Careers Directory 2018
The Careers Directory is an indispensable resource for anyone seeking careers information. Researched, written and edited by COA advisers, and compiled by leading careers writer, Ken Reynolds. The Careers Directory presents up-to-date information in an innovative double-page format, using the acronym WORKBRIEF to cover the subheadings: What is involved?, Opportunities for training, Requirements for entry, Kind of person, Broad outlook, Related occupations, Impact on lifestyle, Earnings potential, Further information.
60 Successful Personal Statements
A useful, compact guide to tackling the dreaded personal statement section of the UCAS application form. The guide highlights the importance of the personal statement, explains what admission tutors are looking for and gives advice on creating a successful personal statement whilst avoiding common pitfalls.