For Immediate Release
BRIDGEEDU PARTNERS WITH YOUSCIENCE TO
GUIDE ITS STUDENTS TO POST-SECONDARY AND CAREER SUCCESS
YOUSCIENCE PLATFORM REVOLUTIONIZES THE CAREER DECISION-MAKING PROCESS FOR YOUNG ADULTS
BALTIMORE (Sept. 21, 2015) – BridgeEdU, an innovative educational experience that reinvents the first year of college, has partnered with YouScience, a revolutionary education and career guidance program, to provide its students post-secondary and career success guidance. The YouScience platform will be incorporated into the BridgeEdU curriculum immediately and will be available to all students.
Founded by acclaimed author Wes Moore, BridgeEdU is a personalized, affordable year or semester that will provide a new on-ramp to success in higher education and career exploration. Through its partnerships with universities and high school systems, BridgeEdU Scholars will complete core academic courses that earn transferrable college credits and engage in experiential education opportunities.
“It’s clear that for many students, the transition to college may be the most challenging part of their entire education. We built BridgeEdU to provide an innovative and highly engaging experience for students as they make this transition,” says Moore, author of the acclaimed The Other Wes Moore, Rhodes Scholar, Baltimore resident, and nominated board member of the Corporation for National and Community Service, as selected by President Obama. “We sought an innovative, best-in-class solution that would enable our students to learn more about their own interests and aptitudes, and link these to potential majors and careers. YouScience is an excellent fit for our students.”
While steeped in proven scientific methodology, the YouScience Profile engages students in a consumer-friendly online experience. YouScience is the only holistic approach that allows students to find the intersection of the natural abilities (what they do well), specific interests (what they love to do) and career opportunities (what the job market needs). The resulting online YouScience Profile makes it easy for counselors and parents to engage students in meaningful dialogue.
“Wehelp students make more informed career and education decisions,” Philip Hardin, CEO of YouScience. “This knowledge allows young adults to select an education path that saves both time and money by avoiding college and career misfires and, as important, expands their vision of careers in which they will succeed and be happy. By empowering our future workforce with post-secondary and career guidance, we are helping to solve one of our country’s greatest challenges in workforce development.”
For more information about BridgeEdU, please visit www.bridgeedu.com, or for YouScience, please visit www.YouScience.com.
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BridgeEdU is an innovative educational experience that reinvents the First Year of College. It is a personalized, affordable year or semester that will provide a new on-ramp to success in higher education and career exploration. Through our partnerships with universities and school districts, BridgeEdU Scholars will complete core academic courses that earn transferrable college credits. Scholars will receive expert coaching, guidance and experiential education opportunities throughout the year. www.bridgeedu.com
YouScience is revolutionizing the way students and young adults plan and make decisions about their future. Our patent-pending, scientific approach helps individuals successfully transition from high school to post-secondary to career. The YouScience profile combines aptitudes plus interests plus opportunities with detailed personal feedback, which results in an education and career mapping process. Available direct to consumers at its website or through select high schools, colleges and independent consultants, YouScience assists individuals more quickly reveal their paths to success. Founded in 2012, the privately-held company is headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, please like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or visit www.youscience.com.