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As students begin to think of life beyond secondary school, one of the issues they need to consider is the type of uni­versity that provides the best fit for their higher education plans.

There are a number of differences between US and UK univer­sities. Perhaps the biggest one relates to majors or courses of study. In the US, students aren’t expected to know what they want to study when they ap­ply to university. In the first two years, students take classes in many disci­plines which provide an overview of the arts, humanities, mathematics, natural sciences and social sciences.

Read more of this article by BISP University Counsellor Dale Ford.