US Universities Category Archives

Dec 29 2014

5 Things Final Year Students should be doing

The final year of college is like the last one hundred meter dash to the finishing line of a marathon. Final year students find themselves in a position where they are mentally and physically drained out. As a result, final year students Read More >>

Nov 26 2014

How NOT to Choose the Right University

Choosing the right university is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your life.  While it isn’t anything to stress out over and picking out universities should be a fun experience, here are a few ways that you shouldn’t make your decision:


Nov 24 2014

Top 5 Things Students Look for in a University

When you’re getting ready to apply to a University, here are 5 things that you can look for.

  1. Academics

This one is fairly obvious.  The biggest reason you’re at University is to further your education, so the first thing you should be looking for is to see if it’s academically compatible for you. Read More >>

Nov 17 2014

How University Reviews Can Help You Choose a College

University Reviews can help you to choose a college by connecting you to current students and recent graduates to give you a better picture of the good, the bad, and the ugly about a university.  On UniTwig, students are encouraged to write reviews by offering them a portion of ad revenue generated by the review. Read More >>

Nov 12 2014

US versus UK Universities: 7 things to consider

There are many things to consider when making the choice between attending a university in the United States versus the United Kingdom.  Both university systems have their merits and what is most important is finding which school and program of study best suits your needs.

  1. Admissions



University admissions in the UK are centralized, and while the US now has the common application that is accepted by many universities, many still require a separate application.  If applying to schools in the US this process can become very time consuming as each application typically requires an essay on a wide array of topics.


Nov 10 2014

University Review: By Students, for Students

Universities spend millions of dollars each year to try and get the best and the brightest to apply there.  Visiting all of these universities can be time consuming and expensive, and it’s hard to make the right choice based just off the advertising materials that the university provides.  UniTwig offers University Review so that you can get information about the universities straight from other students like yourself.