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Why are girls outperforming boys in their university applications?

8 Nov 2018

In our second blog post looking at some of the most interesting insights from our 2018 IB Student Survey, we’re shifting our focus to look in more depth at IB...

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Busting the myths: how to prepare your students for their Oxbridge interviews

26 Oct 2018

If you have students who are hoping to attend the Universities of Oxford or Cambridge (collectively known as Oxbridge), then they will have already submitted their UCAS applications. For those...

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Product Update: how your students can match with German university destinations

23 Oct 2018

We’re pleased to announce that BridgeU now allows your students to explore recommendations of German university destinations in the latest update to our University Matching tool. Specifically, this update allows...

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Product Update: applying to IBCP-friendly schools through the BridgeU matcher

18 Oct 2018

BridgeU’s university matcher already enables students to apply to a wide range of global university destinations and tailors its recommendations to applicants’ relevant subject/personal interests. We’re pleased to announce that...

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Who are the most globally mobile IB students?

17 Oct 2018

As part of our recent survey of International Baccalaureate students graduating in 2018, we’ve sought to understand some of the major patterns and trends in IB students’ applications to universities...

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Your Customer Success Team

16 Oct 2018

If you’ve recently become a BridgeU customer, you’ll be spending a lot of time with our Customer Success team. They will be supporting you through every step of your BridgeU...

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US university application: How to write a Common App essay

16 Oct 2018

If you have students who are looking to study at a university in the US, then there is a high probability they will submit some of their applications through the...

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Product Update: School Notes

27 Sep 2018

As we continue our drive to help our partner schools further streamline their guidance processes, we’ve been developing a few ways for counsellors to record and share vital information on...

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"It instils a sense of global ambition": read why three former IB students came to work for BridgeU

26 Sep 2018

At BridgeU, our whole team prides itself on an international outlook towards university and career guidance. Not only was BridgeU designed to allow students access to a wider range of...

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UK university application: how to write a UCAS reference

13 Sep 2018

The UCAS reference sits alongside a student’s personal statement as an essential component of a UK university application. It’s the only part of the UCAS application which the student won’t...

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