Month: April 2016

What is an Admissions Test?

Admissions Tests assess a range of competencies, and evaluate skills such as critical thinking, and understanding and analysis of information given. A course may use an admissions test as a basis for selection. There are three Admissions Tests run by VTAC: the Australian Law Schools Entrance Test (ALSET) and the […]

What’s a Personal Statement?

If you have already submitted your course application, you may be wondering if you can supply extra information to support your previous academic study. This could include work experience, community involvement or simply explaining why you are passionate about embarking on your preferred choice of future study. Some courses only […]

Impact Statements and Statements of Support

When you submit a SEAS application, for most of the categories you will need to provide some sort of evidence to prove or describe your educational disadvantage. There are two types of statements: ●  Impact statement (provided by you, the applicant) ●  Statement of support (provided by a relevant responsible […]

Should I apply for special consideration?

Submitting your application and not sure if you qualify for SEAS or special consideration? Read on, it may be easier than you think. What is SEAS? The Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) is for applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage. SEAS is an umbrella program run by most institutions. Some […]

Applying to study mid-year

Feel like you missed the boat for courses last year? Changed your mind and want to re-apply for something different? Mid-year applications are now open! If you had an application with VTAC from the end of 2015 and you would like to apply to study, commencing Semester 2, 2016 you […]