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SAT or ACT? Which Test Is Right For My Students?

18 Mar 2019

SAT or ACT? These two standardised tests are one of the most important factors governing your students’ admission to a university in the United States. Students’ SAT or ACT scores...

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Product Update: How To Schedule University Visits with BridgeU

13 Mar 2019

As we’ve discussed before, a university visit to your school can be an invaluable tool for your students as they explore potential destinations. It’s a student’s chance to open a...

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How Can Guidance Counselors Build Trust In Their Strategy?

4 Mar 2019

Trust. It’s one of the most precious commodities for guidance counselors who are helping students with their university applications and career planning. Students trust you to help them choose the...

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University Application: What to Do When Universities Make Their Decisions

25 Feb 2019

The various essays and personal statements have been written. The relevant documents, references and letters of recommendation have been sent. For your students who have submitted university applications, all they...

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Why Your Students Need A University Application Strategy (And How To Help Them Craft It)

18 Feb 2019

Let’s play a quick game of word association. If we said ‘university application’ then what’s the next word that comes into your head? Deadlines? Results? Outcomes? Success? How about ‘strategy’?...

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How to Prepare Students For Meeting With A University Admissions Rep

8 Feb 2019

We’ve already discussed how students can take advantage of of university open days and paying visits to university campuses when researching their future options. But it also works the other...

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The Ultimate Guide to Studying in the USA

4 Feb 2019

The mere utterance of the phrase “studying in the USA” opens up a world of possibilities. The reason is simple.  The USA is a huge and diverse country in which...

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Starting Careers Guidance With Your Students? Beware These 5 Myths

22 Jan 2019

As we’ve discussed in some of our previous blog posts, the question ‘what do I want to be when I’m older?’ is one that may feel impossible to answer. If...

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Applying to University: Why Open Days and Campus Tours Are Essential

10 Jan 2019

Before applying to university, students will need to do a lot of research, and it’s a daunting prospect. From choosing the right course, to deciding on what they want from...

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The 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions About BridgeU

10 Jan 2019

If your school is looking to implement a guidance platform for the first time, you might want to know more about BridgeU and what you can expect from the platform....

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