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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 University Rep Visits

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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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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