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Studying at University in Germany: The Different Degree Paths Explained

24 Apr 2019

In recent years, one country has slowly been growing in popularity in international university rankings. Offering low tuition fees and a wide range of degree options, it’s become a challenger...

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BridgeU Partners With Keys To Succeed To Deliver More Personalised Careers Guidance

16 Apr 2019

What motivates you? How do you like to learn? In what environment are you at your most productive? Students don’t always get asked the questions above, especially not students who...

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Introducing Insights: The Data Analysis Tool Built For BridgeU Schools

8 Apr 2019

Since BridgeU began in 2014, we’ve been passionate advocates of using data to inform and improve university and careers guidance. Our existing BridgeU Analytics tool has helped us to provide...

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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 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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