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Cool Tool | Istation

More than 4 million students on more than 8,600 campuses worldwide use Istation, a computer-adaptive learning program that has academic tracking down to a science. Istation was founded in 1998. The original engineers spent years developing software that has since been proven … Continue reading

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Prep Alone

Why we need to make test prep more engaging and interactive for our high school students. GUEST COLUMN | by Kenny Nova The preparation process for high-stakes college admissions tests has not changed in decades. High school students slog long … Continue reading

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Passing the Test

A smart, cross-platform test prep company changes how students excel. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero When he was just 22, Ashish Rangekar (pictured, left) was an an adjunct lecturer in Mathematics at City University New York. He later ripened his … Continue reading

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Getting Magoosh

A Khan Academy-style test prep company with an adaptive learning platform. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero  Bhavin Parikh founded Magoosh while at Haas Business School, along with a few classmates and friends. They were frustrated with the existing prep options … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Picmonic

Two medical students created a better way to memorize and master information with Picmonic, an interactive audio-visual learning system that attempts to reinvent studying for the modern student. Employing the use of scientific mnemonic memory techniques, the founders developed a technological … Continue reading

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