PrepWorks Malaysia (est. 2015) is an education company founded by Oxford University and Ivy League graduates, who guide and prepare students into successfully gaining places at top boarding schools and universities in the world, namely in the UK and US (www.prepworks.com.my). Our collective experience covers first-hand insights and knowledge in getting into competitive, global-ranking boarding schools and universities such as Harrow, Winchester, Wycombe Abbey, Oxford, Cambridge, Stanford and Columbia, where acceptance rates are as low as 5%.
We partner the student in their preparation, giving them invaluable insights and improve their application standard as a whole, resulting in a vast improvement in their chances of getting in. Our tutors not only have been-there-and-done-that but also have years of experience helping others get in coupled with either a Bachelors, Masters or Doctorates in their subject area specialisation for example in English Literature, Mathematics, Psychology, Materials Science, Engineering, Economics and Statistics (teacher’s profiles: www.prepworks.com.my/teachers).
Our curated preparation packages have been fine-tuned over the years involving specific activities including close, individualised discussions with the student and their family, admissions guidance, school selection strategy, personal statement reviews, entrance examination preparation, interview preparation, subject tutoring, enrichment courses, and customised workshops, targeting students as young as 7 to 18 years of age.
Our individualised 1-on-1 preparation can be done either face to face or online with highly qualified Oxbridge-graduates-turned-tutors, based in Kuala Lumpur and some in the UK, having experience teaching in the following areas: pre-GCSEs, GCSEs, A levels, IB, interview preparation, specific entrance exam preparation (CE11+, CE13+, UKiSET, SATS, ACT, GMAT, LNAT, BMAT, UKCAT, PAT, MAT etc.) and general admissions consultations.
We complement the full-time education programs these students are in by enriching them with essential skills such as Critical Thinking from an earlier age with the ultimate focus on the last-mile of entry preparation, where in most cases help is needed but limited support is given when applying to these highly competitive institutions.
Services we offer:
Admissions Boarding School: Top UK and US Boarding Schools Admissions Guidance, Boarding School Selection, Entrance Exam Preparation, Interview Preparation Universities: Top UK and US Universities Admissions Guidance, University and Course Selection, Personal Statement Writing, Entrance Exam Preparation, Interview Preparation
Classes: Critical Reading and Writing, Critical Thinking, Study Skills, Interview Preparation, English for Boarding School Entry, Public Speaking and Debating, Speech and Drama
Tutoring: All subjects ranging from pre-GCSEs (Key Stage 1-3 British Curriculum), IGCSEs, A levels/IB until University exams.
33% of our students get into Oxford or Cambridge University (up from average of 15% without help)
90% of our students get into their 1st choice Boarding School
95% of our tutors are from Oxford, Cambridge or Ivy League schools
1800+ hours of preparation completed since 2015
“My successful Oxbridge application can be largely attributed to the help and guidance given by PrepWorks. The personal statement feedback and ample interview preparation I received gave me the confidence that I needed to make a strong Oxbridge application. Tamara and her team of tutors were attentive, knowledgeable and strived towards one goal only: to get me into my dream university. I would highly recommend them to anyone who intends to make their application a successful one!” – E. Lee, Law, Cambridge University 2017
“Our 15 year old son declared 4 years ago that he wanted to do the International Baccalaureate before entering university. Imagine my anxiety, coming from the traditional A-Level background, and also him being educated in the Australian system. So a few month ago, we sought assistance from Prepworks. From the word go, they not only provide direction but comfort. That kind of support is immeasurable and provide much assurance when we explored onto a different onward path in the journey to provide our son the best education that will push him beyond. Tamara ensured that there was sufficient preparation for the assessments. The quality of her teaching team is outstanding. I will definitely use their services again for my younger daughter and absolutely recommend them to all parents and students alike who seek excellent education opportunities!” – R. R., son now at Sevenoaks 2018
The Head: Tamara Lim
8-09 Heritage House, 33 Jalan Yap Ah Shak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50300