In this week's episode...
In the News (2:20): Mark and Anika discuss an article (https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2018/05/college-admissions-gpa-sat-act/561167/) by Jeffrey Selingo of the Atlantic that talks about the two most important college admissions criteria and how they now mean less. This article was written on May 25th, 2018. (Length 8:30)
In this week's book discussion we are in Chapter 37 of 171 Answers (10:50): We are in Chapter 37 of 171 Answers Mark and Anika discuss the importance of the PSAT test.
This week's question (21:00) is from a mom from Rhode Island.
Mark interviews Jake Neuberg, Co-founder of Revolution Prep (30:15) and Jake describes the advantages of taking online test prep with a top-notch instructor.
1. Three of your unique features in my opinion are your "Homework help" and your money back guarantee and your Revolution Math program, can you talk about how these work?
2. Mark asks Jake, what are the challenges of doing test prep online?
3. I know you get asked this question, so here it goes, If someone asks you, if I sign up for test prep with Revolution Prep, let's say for the ACT or SAT, how much can I expect my scores to improve?
4. Jake, you have been doing this for more than 15 years now, what have you learned about test prep?
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (49:50) is the website collegeresults.org
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