test preparation

One Mom’s Quest to Ace the SAT Alongside Her Son

One Mom’s Quest to Ace the SAT Alongside Her Son

| April 20, 2011 | 5 Comments

Test prep is a massive, multi-billion dollar industry. That’s no surprise, considering the significance we place on testing. Say what you want about SATs and GREs and MCATs failing to fully represent a student’s skills or college readiness. Say what you want about schools looking at other factors when deciding who to accept. Tests still […]

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Shmoop’s Online Content Focuses on Fun

Shmoop’s Online Content Focuses on Fun

| January 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

Learning Poetry through Bob Dylan and the Beatles By Sara Bernard Students, schools, and homeschooling parents are on a perpetual hunt for high-quality, vetted, free (or cheap) educational materials. Shmoop, a growing collection of study guides and teacher resources on everything from SAT prep to the Civil War, is attempting to fill that need. It’s […]

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