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Product Development for Educational Service Firms

By Kevin Organisciak. Educational product innovation is evolving at a rapid pace.  New modes of delivery, methods of instruction, and access to learning platforms are announced weekly in Ed Tech.   Although not every innovation is a winner, testing-and-learning from new product testing is extremely well funded.  Further, many of today's CRMs and LMS algorithms were taken from best practices developed by entrepreneurs and small…
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How to Reflect on What Matters to You as You Begin the College Search

By Eileen Cunningham-Fiekes. The discovery phase of college planning is all about researching, exploring and even visiting to discover which colleges fit best with your personal wants and needs. Eileen Cunningham Feikens, director of college counseling at the Dwight-Englewood School in New Jersey, urges high school students to be savvy consumers. “The one area that you have 100% control over in this entire process is…
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When should my student start preparing for the ACT or SAT?

When should my student start focusing on test prep? This is a question that I get asked quite often – especially this time of year! As a test prep expert, I recommend starting prep the summer between Sophomore and Junior year of high school, with the goal of taking the ACT or SAT in the fall of Junior year. Let me explain: During the summer,…
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Hack The Admissions Process

By Matt Larriva, CEO, Powerful Prep.   Recent studies have indicated that students with lower test scores than the broader applicant pool can gain admission to schools by taking advantage of certain anomalies in the process. While we’ve long recognized that colleges held different admissions standards for recruited athletes compared to the rest of their pool, it was not until recently that studies began to…
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Guest Articles, Blogs, Whitepapers, Misc.

Free Resource Library Snapshot   Marketing TPP PTO Outreach – Sample TPP  PTO Memorandum of Understanding – Sample Q1 Marketing Calendar Event Planning Guide – White-Paper Academics SAT vs. ACT vs. Redesigned SAT Infographic ACT-SAT Concordance Table, ACT Inc. SAT-ACT Concordance Table, The Collegeboard ACT vs. SAT vs. (r)SAT Short Test Diagnostic – Math ACT vs. SAT vs. (r)SAT Short Test Diagnostic – Verbal Operations & Planning  SAT/ACT  2015-16…
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