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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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University Matching: How Can It Improve Your Students' Decision-making?

8 Jan 2019

There are almost 27,000 universities in the world, all offering different courses, lifestyles, and experiences. When students face the daunting task of choosing where to apply, it’s natural for them...

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Applying to University in 2019: The Deadlines Your Students Need to Know

20 Dec 2018

2019 hasn’t even arrived but one thing is certain: it’s going to be another busy year if you have students applying to university. You might have students eagerly awaiting offers...

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12 BridgeU Product Updates that made school guidance easier in 2018

10 Dec 2018

It’s been another busy year at BridgeU. We’re proud to have introduced a number of product updates which are helping to introduce students to an even wider range of global...

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The 7 most essential university guidance resources for counselors in 2018

7 Dec 2018

With the school term drawing to a close and university application deadlines approaching, the end of the year can be a busy time for students and counselors alike. Whether you’re...

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US university application: how your students should approach their Supplemental Essays

30 Nov 2018

If you have students who are applying to US university destinations, then they will most likely be well underway with their Common App and Coalition essays. Whilst these general essays...

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The Ultimate Guide to Studying at University In the UK

23 Nov 2018

Oxford. Cambridge. UCL. Durham. Edinburgh. These are just some of the prestigious names that might spring to mind when contemplating a degree at a UK university. A recent BridgeU survey...

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US university application: the essential guide to writing a college letter of recommendation

8 Nov 2018

For your students hoping to study at a US university, much will depend on factors such as their grade point average, SAT/ACT scores and the strength of any admissions essays...

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