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2014-07-29 20:24:47

Innovative admissions path shows 'You are more than a test score' PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a bold move underscoring Temple University's commitment to access and diversity, President Neil D. Theobald today announced the "Temple Option," an admissions path for talented students who show great potential for success but don't perform well on standardized tests. Starting with applications for fall 2015, students may apply via the Temple Option without...

2014-06-19 23:12:49

To Kill a Mockingbird maintains its crown as most popular guide on Shmoop, but bestselling novels begin to climb their way to the top. Mountain View, California (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Another year, another stampede of students and teachers doing their thing on Shmoop. Shmoop, a digital publishing company that makes fresh, engaging resources for students and teachers, reports this school year’s stats: · To Kill a Mockingbird was the most popular guide on Shmoop—by a landslide. No...

2014-06-05 23:11:13

CMU graduate launches breakthrough standardized test preparation course starting June 16. Students will learn 2000 vocabulary words and complete 14 practice exams over an intensive nine week period. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 mySchooler Academy (http://www.myschooleracademy.com) is launching its Summer 2014 SAT SuperPrep Course beginning Monday, June 16th, 2014. An educational consulting firm started by Carnegie Mellon University alum Jesse Lee, mySchooler Academy will run two,...

2014-06-04 23:09:07

Ahead of the Class Introduces Country’s First Online Course to Help Class of 2017 Make Choice That Suits Them Best Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 SAT testing has reached a new level of intensity—and the actual testing hasn't even started yet. The new SAT will not be administered until spring of 2016, yet students are already signing up this summer for a new online course—SAT* Choice—that lets them do a compare and contrast between the new SAT and the current SAT. The...

2014-05-21 23:09:19

Shmoop delivers free Test Prep videos to students via email, allowing them to study quickly and rigorously. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 When it comes to cram time, students want their information—stat. With Shmoop’s Video Test Prep, students can study in quick bursts whenever they have a few minutes to spare. When a student registers, Shmoop will send them three videos a day, tailored to their SAT*, ACT*, or CAHSEE needs. Students can then watch the videos in the...

2014-05-15 08:28:41

"How to Write a Killer ACT Essay", recent winner of the prestigious Clarion Five-Star award for excellence in education, provides high school students with exactly the tools they need to obtain a top score on the ACT essay. SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the June ACT test just around the corner, students across the nation are gearing up to boost their scores on the essay section of the ACT. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87727 Coming to...

2014-05-01 08:32:08

Free-to-play app makes SAT and ACT prep social, accessible and fun NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- play2prep has tackled the chore of SAT and ACT prep by officially launching its multiplayer mobile game for iOS and Android. After an initial soft launch, the New York-based startup has released the first and only SAT and ACT test prep game played against friends. play2prep has partnered with leading educational publishers to give students access to questions just like those on the real...

2014-04-30 08:29:06

"How to Write a Killer ACT Essay", recent winner of the prestigious Clarion Five-Star award for excellence in education, provides high school students with exactly the tools they need to obtain a top score on the ACT essay. SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the June ACT test just around the corner, students across the nation are gearing up to boost their scores on the essay section of the ACT. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/82199 Coming to...

Free-flowing Thought More Likely While Taking A Walk
2014-04-25 03:43:10

American Psychological Association When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. "Many people anecdotally claim they do their best thinking when walking," said Marily Oppezzo, PhD, of Santa Clara University. "With this study, we finally may be taking a step or two toward discovering why." While at Stanford University's Graduate School of...

2014-03-10 23:28:54

Test Prep System designed by Heather Spiegel and Ralph Georgy is the latest program that covers a collection of sample test prep questions in both the SSAT test and ISEE test formats. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Test Prep System is the latest program for students who want to learn how to increase their test scores. This program covers over 700 vocabulary reviews and 500 interactive practice questions. In...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.