Richard Evans (Founder of the Profs)

Founder of The Profs - a multiple-award-winning education startup. Previously an international tutor with a prestigious global client base, Richard now writes about how to tutor online and his experiences in higher education.

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How to Get Into Nottingham University

‘How do I get into Nottingham’ is a question that I run into a lot! Luckily, I know exactly how […]

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How to Get into LSE for Law

Year after year, applicants come to me seeking advice on how to get into the most competitive subjects at the […]

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How to get into the University of Bath

‘How do I get into the University of Bath’ is a question that often resurfaces. I’m going to share with […]

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How to Get Into the University of Edinburgh

Students often ask me: ‘How do I get into Edinburgh?’ Fortunately, I have the answer. Here, at The Profs, 95% […]

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How to Best Prepare for the Kira Talent Prep Interview

As an award-winning interview coach, I’ve mentored hundreds of students through the Kira Talent interview process and I’m proud to […]

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How to Get into LSE for Economics

Year after year, applicants come to me seeking advice on how to get into the most competitive subjects at the […]

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How to get into the University of Cambridge for Medicine

Cambridge is renowned and one of the best universities in the world, especially for its faculty of Medicine. Cambridge’s Medicine […]

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How to get into the University of Cambridge for Law

Cambridge is renowned and one of the best universities in the world, especially for its faculty of Law. Times Higher […]

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How to get into the University of Oxford for Physics

Oxford is recognised as one of the best universities in the world, especially for its Department of Physics. Oxford places […]

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How to get into the University of Oxford for History

Oxford is recognised as one of the best universities in the world, especially for its History department and faculty. The […]

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How to get into the University of Oxford for English

Oxford is recognised as one of the best universities in the world, especially for its faculty of English. Just check […]

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How to get into the University of Oxford for Law

Oxford is renowned and one of the best universities in the world, especially for its faculty of Law. The Law […]

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How to Get Into Bristol University

‘How can I get into Bristol?’ is a question that I get asked a lot and this is unsurprising too! […]

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How to Get Into Birmingham University

Many students ask me: ‘How do I get into Birmingham University?’ Luckily, I know the answer. Here at The Profs, […]

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How to Get Into Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)

‘How do I get into Queen Mary University’ is a question that I run into again and again! Luckily, I […]

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How to get into City (University of London)

‘I want to go to a good university in London! But I’m not sure if I can get in.’ If […]

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How to Get Into Durham University

‘How do I get into Durham’ is a question that I run into again and again! Luckily, I know exactly […]

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How to Get Into Manchester University

In my many years as an admissions consultant with The Profs, I’ve helped countless students get into Russell Group universities, […]

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How to Get Into UCL

I’ve lost count of how many times students have asked me: ‘How do I get into UCL?’ I can tell […]

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How to Get Into Imperial College London

‘How do I get into Imperial’ is a question that I run into again and again! Luckily, I know exactly […]

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How to Get Into LSE

‘How do I get into LSE’ is a question that I run into again and again! Luckily, as an LSE […]

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How to Get Into Cambridge University

‘How do I get into Cambridge’ is a question I run into again and again! Luckily, I know exactly how […]

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How to Get Into Oxford University

Time and time again, students ask me ‘how do I get into Oxford.’ Luckily, I know exactly how to answer […]

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How to Get Into BPP University

‘There’s so little information about how to get into BPP, I don’t know where to start!’ is a frustration I […]

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How to Get Into King’s College London (KCL)

‘How can I get into King’s College London?’ is a question that I get asked a lot and this is […]

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How to Get Into St Andrews

“How do I get into The University of St Andrews” is a question I get asked very often! Luckily, I […]

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How to Get Into Glasgow University

I’ve lost count of how many times students have asked me: ‘How do I get into Glasgow University?’ I can […]

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How to Get Into Exeter University

‘How do I get into Exeter University’ is a question I get asked very often! Luckily, I know exactly how […]

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How to Get Into Warwick University

I’ve lost count of how many times students have asked me: ‘How do I get into Warwick University?’ I can […]

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How to Get Into Cambridge for Computer Science

Computer Science is a particularly competitive course at Cambridge University. Just 1 in every 13 applicants are successful in receiving […]

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How to Get Into Oxford for Medicine

Medicine is one of the most competitive courses at Oxford University. On average, just 9% of applicants were successful in […]

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How to Get Into London Business School

In my eight years of postgraduate admissions consultancy, ‘How to get into London Business School’ is the most common (and […]

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How to Get Into Imperial for Computing

Computing is one of the most competitive courses at Imperial College London with a challenging application process. Just one in […]

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How to Get Into Imperial for Medicine

Medicine is one of the most competitive courses at Imperial College London. Just 1 in 11 applicants were successful in […]

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How to Get Into Imperial for Physics

Physics is one of the most competitive courses at Imperial College London. Just 1 in every 8 applicants are successful […]

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How to Get Into Mathematics at Oxford

Mathematics is one of the most competitive courses at Oxford University. Just 11% of applicants are successful in receiving an […]

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How to Get Into Imperial for Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering at Imperial College London is world-renowned for being an excellent academic institution. Engineering is the largest […]

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How to Get into Cambridge for Engineering

Engineering is a particularly competitive course at Cambridge University. Just 14.8% of applicants were successful in receiving an offer in […]

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How to Get into Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) at Cambridge

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) is a particularly competitive course at Cambridge University. Just 38% of applicants were accepted […]

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How to Get into Modern and Medieval Languages (MML) at Cambridge

Modern and Medieval Languages (MML) is a competitive, language and culture-based course at Cambridge University. Less than half of MML […]

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How to Get into Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) at Cambridge

Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) is a particularly competitive course at Cambridge University. Just 17% of applicants were successful […]

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How to Get into Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic (ASNC) at Cambridge

Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic (ASNC) is a flexible, interdisciplinary course at Cambridge University. Around 60% of applicants were successful in […]

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How to Get Into Psychology, Philosophy and Linguistics (PPL) at Oxford

Psychology, Philosophy and Linguistics (PPL) is a competitive course at Oxford University. Just 12% of applicants are successful in receiving […]

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How to Get Into Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Oxford

Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) is a particularly competitive course at Oxford University. Just 11% of applicants are successful in […]

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How to Get Into Computer Science at Oxford

Computer Science is one of the most competitive courses at Oxford University. Just 6% of applicants are successful in receiving […]

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How to Get Into Bayes Business School

‘How do I get into Bayes Business School’ is a question I get asked very often! Luckily, I know exactly […]

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How to Manage Exam Stress – A Guide for Tutors

During the exam season, it can often be forgotten that tutors experience perhaps as much stress as the students themselves. […]

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Easy Study Tips to Help You to Ace Your Exams

Over the past year The Profs has been putting together quick and easy study tips for students on our social […]

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Advanced Tips to Improve your Personal Statement

We have another blog on how to write a postgraduate personal statement for more tips to get you started. Whether […]

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Spot The Key Differences Between Top and Average Students

Over my teaching years, I’ve noticed one very important difference between the answers of top students and those from average […]

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Look at My Horse, My Horse Knows How to Study

I don’t have a video of you studying (that would be creepy). But I do have a video of this […]

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Learn This Nobel Prize Winning Study Technique In Just 2 Minutes

Check out this great video on the fabled Feynman Technique and then read on to learn how to our favourite […]

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3 Simple Steps For Writing An Effective Essay

Is Essay-Writing Difficult? (25 marks) In this essay I shall argue that writing an effective essay is not difficult if […]

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How To Use The Study Duck To Concentrate On Studies

I swear to God, sometimes I just want to punch a clock. Anything that ticks and tocks but Doesn’t. Seem. […]

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Make More Money Tutoring!

You Can Easily Make More Money Tutoring If You Follow These Simple Steps Like it or not, private tuition involves […]

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9 Out Of 10 Tutors Make This Mistake

9 out of 10 Tutors Didn’t Guess This Was The X-factor. Did you? At The Profs, we set out to […]

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The Best Way To Revise For Exams Is…

Backwards Revision Exams are based on questions. Lots of questions. So the best way to revise for exams is to […]

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You’re Doing It All Wrong: This Is How To Study Effectively

I used to hate them too: those kids who just seemed to turn up to exams after doing no visible […]

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Private Tutor vs Personal Trainer

Q: Why do people pay for personal trainers when anyone could do sit-ups in their home for free? A: Because […]

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11 Things You Didn’t Know BitPaper Could Do

BitPaper is the online collaborative whiteboard created by tutors, for tutors! Check out 11 hidden features in this article: 1. […]

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The Flunk-O-Meter©

A dynamic, visual, motivating tool to scare millennials into revising harder. It vibrantly captures urgency, time sensitivity and prioritisation. Most […]

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Optimal Revision Strategies: Radial Revision©

By focusing on time left until each exam, we can create better revision strategies for each subject. One great tip […]

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The 7 Best Ways To Get Your Students Into Online Tutoring

Once you’ve set yourself up to become an online tutor, you’re going to need some online tutees. You will want […]

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Behold! The Awesome Power Of The Sticky Note

The Power Of 1000 Stickies I accidentally created this method back in my first year of undergraduate studies. I was […]

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Protected: How To Win At The Profs

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How I Doubled My Hourly Tuition Rate In Less Than Two Months

In March 2015 I realised that, like many tutors, I was facing a scale problem. I’d been a private tutor […]

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How To Become An Online Tutor

Use these simple tips to become an online tutor in less than 24 hours. I interviewed 20 professional online tutors […]

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Advanced Online Tutoring Tips

7 Advanced Online Tutoring Tips To Wow Your Tutees Right. Now you’ve got your hardware and software ready to go […]

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