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The infamous Oxbridge interviews, and how to crack them

22 Oct 2015

Famous for questions like how would you poison someone without the police finding out and should poetry be difficult to understand, the Oxbridge interviews are bound to stump thousands of...

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How technology can help fix education

19 Oct 2015

Any educator can tell you that one of the most profound realisations you have after a few years of teaching is that different students learn differently. This may seem obvious,...

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How the new SAT works - interview with an expert

15 Oct 2015

In exactly one week, students applying to U.S. universities will receive their SAT scores from the October exam. All eyes are on the SAT — but let’s not forget that...

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The BridgeU guide to higher education in the Gulf

6 Oct 2015

In just a few days, we’ll be off to Abu Dhabi for the NESA Fall Leadership Conference, which we are sponsoring this year. We’ve gone totally Gulf-mad in our Shoreditch...

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The Top 5 U.S. University Twitter Accounts

28 Sep 2015

At BridgeU, we love education and technology and in particular, educational institutions that use technology well. So we’re bringing you a list of our favourite U.S. university Twitter accounts. Enjoy! ...

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Why students should apply to multiple countries

22 Sep 2015

Why do so many students who originally consider applying to university in multiple countries end up applying to only one? This is a question that weighs on our minds here...

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Russell Group Round-Up

16 Sep 2015

This week, we’re turning our attention to the Russell Group universities for a round-up, where we’re focusing on three trends about the group that have made headlines recently. From clearing...

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Applying Early to U.S. Universities

9 Sep 2015

When students decide to apply to U.S. universities, one of the decisions they must make is whether or not to apply ‘early’ to university if the universities offer it as...

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BridgeU Chosen by EdTech Europe 2015 to Represent European Innovators at SXSWedu

24 Feb 2015

London, February 24th, 2015 – BridgeU has been chosen by leading European education technology focused conference platform EdTech Europe to form part of an European All Stars delegation of innovative...

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