> Choosing the right classical and contemporary speeches to showcase your strengths.
> Creating believable, contrasting characters to show your casting range and potential.
> Directing your speeches to industry standard.
> Practising interview skills - what they are looking for, how to be yourself and sell yourself at the same time, showing a good knowledge of current theatre.
> Preparing you for what to expect from your audition experience.
> Taking you through exercises and challenges you may come across in your audition (especially workshop auditions).
> Drafting and perfecting your UCAS personal statement or application form.
> Where to apply - looking at the benefits of drama schools or university courses; what it means to be an NCDT (National Conference of Drama Schools) accredited school and why that is important in your decision; reputations and teaching styles of different schools.
> Careers advice - what you want from training, is it the right time for you, what to do if you don't get in and other ways into the industry.
> Funding - options for funding yourself through drama school including bursaries, sponsorships and private fundraising.