- The Bar Council offers this handy introduction to ‘Your Career at the Bar’ and the skills you will need, advising to begin laying the foundations around GCSE level.
- Asking yourself some basic questions in this Guardian article might also be worthwhile.
- An article from Chambers Student Guide on `getting bar ready` might be a useful summary
The Student Room has various forums where students discuss pupillage applications.
Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)