The book covers, in detail, the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) for both institutions, focusing on critical thinking and problem-solving skills. It includes a practice test with answers and explanations and also guidance on the writing task undertaken by applicants to Oxford.
This revised and updated edition includes new material across all parts of the book. It provides enhanced information on interviews and personal statements, coverage of the Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP), and expanded sections on the other tests for English, history, physics, mathematics and computer sciences.
Rosalie Hutton BSc, MSc, MCIPD, is an Occupational Psychologist who has specialised in the field of assessment and testing for 25 years. As CEO of her own company, Rosalie has designed and published a range of psychological assessment measures and is the co-author of a number of assessment books on multiple-choice questions.
Glenn Hutton BA, MPhil, FCIPD, is a consultant to organisations concerned with recruitment and selection by way of assessment or examination. Previously a Police Superintendent and Head of the National Police Training Examinations and Assessment Unit, he co-authors books on criminal law and assessment.
|Oxbridge Admissions Tests|
|How Will This Book Help Me?|
|Application Process for Oxford and Cambridge|
|Thinking Skills Assessment|
|Format and Design of Multiple-Choice Questions|
|Format of the Thinking Skills Assessment: Problem Solving|
|Format of the Thinking Skills Assessment: Critical Thinking|
|How to Approach Multiple-Choice Questions|
|Problem-Solving: Example Questions|
|Critical Thinking: Example Questions|
|Thinking Skills Assessment: Practice Test|
|Thinking Skills Assessment: Answers and Rationale|
|TSA Writing Task|
|Writing the Essay|