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  • admin 04:17 on 04/29/2013 Permalink
    Tags: adds, More, pictures,   

    Quiz-Buddy 3.5 adds pictures and more. 

    Palm Coast, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2004 – Sierra Vista Application has released Quiz-

    Buddy 3.5 for Windows. This release adds new functions to Quiz-Buddy, a educating device that helps you or your students find out more in less time.

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  • admin 01:29 on 03/19/2013 Permalink
    Tags: Demand, Ever, , Graduates, , Important, More, ,   

    MBA Graduates in High Demand, Preparing for the GMAT More Important Than Ever 

    Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) July 19, 2006

    Work prospects have never looked much better for business school graduates. According to new study from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), corporate recruiters program to retain the services of 18 percent far more MBAs this year than in 2005. Furthermore, the survey identified that the typical new MBAs beginning base salary is in excess of $ 92,000 up 4.2 % from the $ 88,626 average in 2005. The average total compensation package deal for newly minted MBAs has risen to $ 99,737.

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    Numbers for the leading b-colleges seem even far more promising. Last year, Harvard Enterprise School graduates reported an average complete compensation package deal well worth more than $ 174,000, up 11 per cent from 2004. MBAs from Dartmouth Schools Tuck College reported a substantial improve of more than 15 percent, obtaining an regular of $ 150,000 and Stanford Business Graduates averaging practically $ 149,913, up 9.5 %.

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    Everyway you look at it, the industry for MBA talent has come back powerful, mentioned David A. Wilson, president and CEO of GMAC. Recruiters have a good outlook of the economic climate, and feel it is stronger now than at any other point since the GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey was launched in 2002. Additionally, two thirds of students surveyed rated their MBA degree as an outstanding or exceptional worth, proving that most MBA college students feel that their investment in company college was worthwhile.

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    Far more and a lot more students are applying to company colleges to consider benefit of these encouraging trends. GMAT registrations beginning in March for 2006 started to outpace registrations for the exact same period in 2005. Registration volume for the GMAT by means of the very first five months of 2006 was 96,714 globally, three.9% more than the variety of registrations for the duration of the same period in 2005. Registration volume elevated two.8% inside of the U.S. and six.3% outdoors the U.S.

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    The GMAT is one particular of the principal elements that will determine an applicants acceptance into Enterprise College, as well as their eligibility for merit-based grants, scholarships, assistantships, and other monetary aid. A GMAT score is usually the single part that all candidates have in widespread, and is deemed by most colleges to be a relatively correct predictor of how students will complete academically.

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  • admin 18:23 on 02/18/2013 Permalink
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    Kaplan Survey: Todays Teens Are Much More Likely To Give Parents Full Facebook Profile Access Than No Access At All 


    New York, NY (PRWEB) June two, 2010

    A new Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions survey* of substantial school students reviews that of teenagers who say their dad and mom are on Facebook, a much increased percentage (56%) give their dad and mom with complete profile accessibility status updates, party images and all than with no access at all (34%). Only 9% of teens give their dad and mom limited accessibility. Even so, 58% of teenagers report that their dad and mom are not on Facebook at all however moms are a lot more likely to have Facebook profiles (35%) than dads (27%). In maintaining with the gender differential in Facebook presence, moms are relatively far more probably to have complete Facebook entry to their teenagers profiles (56%) than dads (49%).

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    Teens relative comfort level with obtaining a complete access Facebook partnership with their mothers and fathers might be due to the substantial degree of involvement todays parents have in their childrens lives otherwise. In accordance to the survey, 81% of teens report their mother and father are quite or somewhat concerned in their academic perform a fact of daily life that may be a motivating issue in their studies. In truth, 37% of teenagers reported they would have put much more effort into their SAT or ACT prep programs had their mother and father been in a position to track their course progress.

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    In a Facebook era, the on the web arena serves as a new channel for parents to maintain tabs on what and how their little ones are carrying out, and its notable that a sizeable percentage of todays teenagers look cozy with that dynamic, mentioned Justin Serrano, Senior Vice President, Kaplan Check Prep and Admissions. But for the most element, the mother or father-teen on-line romantic relationship is nonetheless relatively uncharted territory. What were seeing is that dad and mom are more and more expressing curiosity in becoming capable to check their kids progress on-line, and teens are adjusting to this in distinct ways.

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    Reflecting mother or father curiosity as well as a growing trend between college districts about the country, Kaplans new SAT and ACT program, debuting in June, permits dad and mom to track their childs attendance, progress on each assignment, and performance on each and every practice exam and examined subject by way of on-demand parent reports. Kaplans new program will also be the initial and only test prep system to integrate into its curriculum the understanding very best practices of differentiated instruction (in which teachers tailor their instruction and alter the curriculum to personal students wants) and blended understanding (mixing various learning environments for effective reinforced learning e.g. on the web and classroom). The courses exclusive mixture of these educational very best practices and revolutionary personalization technology sets the new regular in test planning.

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  • admin 08:20 on 02/12/2013 Permalink
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    Test Prep Proportionately More Valuable to College Admissions Than Grades 


    New York, New York (PRWEB) April 20, 2012

    Anthony-James Green, regarded as one of the greatest SAT tutors in New York, is strongly urging students to invest more time on their SATs and ACTs, even if it implies that their grades have to endure somewhat in the procedure. Whilst Green acknowledges that grades are a a lot more essential part of the general school admissions image, he says that this generality obscures the reality of the situation.

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    “A student’s grades are about 50-60% of the criteria that schools use to accept or reject him,” says Green of the school application approach. “His check scores are approximately 20%. When you seem at it this merely, it really is straightforward to say that “grades are much more crucial than check scores” and leave it at that. But what parents and college students need to have to understand is this: it will take nearly four many years to get your grades. It requires three months to get your SAT scores.”

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    Green, a job SAT tutor and author of a number of books on the topic of check prep, points out that SAT prep frequently will get short-thrift, to the significant detriment of numerous students’ university admission possibilities. “If there’s one grip that’s more widespread than any other in my sector, it truly is this: people do not understand how disproportionately crucial SAT and ACT prep are to the university admissions picture.” Green provides a breakdown of the numbers, and points out how insignificant a single class assignment is in contrast to the general significance of test prep:

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    “Let’s say a pupil takes five courses a phrase, for a complete of three terms a 12 months. 10 of people terms are counted (only the first will matter for senior yr). That indicates that a student has 50 classes’ grades counted toward his or her admissions image. That implies that every class is really worth approximately 1% of the admissions picture. Now imagine that every class has 4 main assignments that contribute to its ultimate grade. That implies that each and every key assignment a student completes in high college is really worth about .25% of the admissions image. Assess that with 20% for check prep, and you’ll begin to get an idea of how fairly unimportant any certain class assignment is when in contrast with SAT prep.”

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    Green reminds parents and students alike that a great SAT prep plan doesn’t get more than 3 or 4 months to full. “I function with most of my college students over a 90-120 day period,” says Green of the prep process. “That is all the time it requires to increase most of my students’ scores by at least 300 points. Of course, some college students who want considerably larger gains will take much more time, and a pupil looking to squeeze that last 50 factors out of her score will get significantly less time. But overall, college students engaging in a disciplined system do not require much more than 3 to four months of prep. That’s about the very same amount of time that a phrase of courses consider up.” Green encourages students and dad and mom to look at the comparative importance of a phrase of courses vs. the test prep method.

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    “At most, a phrase of courses will make up ten% of a student’s admissions image. Which is only half as critical as the check prep taking spot for the duration of that exact same time period.” For college students commencing the test prep method, Green offers a really basic piece of guidance: “See academics as secondary. View check prep as the primary priority.”

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    Green has seen students avoid themselves from gaining admission due to a lack of priorities in the course of the check prep period. “I have had college students who don’t do their homework since they need to finish a biology venture. I have had students who pull two all-nighters in a row the week just before their SAT simply because they need to finish up a paper. As a result, their scores plummet. It is upsetting since they have the best of intentions – they just do not comprehend that their allocating their focus inappropriately.”

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    In accordance to Green, college students who want to get into their dreams schools should view their test prep process as a comprehensive and total priority. “If a pupil can devote an whole summertime focusing on check prep, that is the best. But if this is not a likelihood, then school has to stand aside. It is purely an problem of math.”

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    Anthony-James Green is widely recognized as an SAT skilled and as a single of the most sought-after New York SAT tutor s. He is the president of Check Prep Authority, an online resource center for ACT and SAT queries and practice. He is also the creator of Vivid Vocab, a studying computer software for SAT vocabulary and rapidly gaining acceptance as one particular of the best techniques to enhance one’s overall SAT and GRE vocabulary. He’s also the author of many books on SAT prep, such as the Perfect 12 Manual for the SAT Essay and his flagship book, How to Consider a Standardized Check. He can be booked for SAT tutoring by way of his individual website at http://www.NewYorksBestSATtutor.com.

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