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Tests and the Rest: College Admissions Industry Podcast

May 17, 2022

Once you decide whether you’ll take the SAT or ACT for college admissions and scholarship purposes (you probably should), you’ll need to make critical decisions about timelines for prep and testing. Amy and Mike invited educator Jim Reinish to answer the age-old question: “When should you take the SAT or ACT?”


May 15, 2022

All About Mathchops: Higher Scores, Less Work, More Fun with educator Mike McGibbon

What are five things you will learn in this episode?

  1. What is the story behind Mathchops?
  2. How does Mathchops work?
  3. Who currently uses Mathchops? 
  4. What kinds of outcomes do users experience? 
  5. What should someone curious about...


May 13, 2022

Donating time and effort to important causes and underserved populations can have a tremendous positive impact on individuals, communities, and society as a whole. But the act alone may not influence a college or scholarship application if not properly recorded. Amy and Mike invited ed-tech entrepreneur Michele Pitman...


May 10, 2022

Not everyone who attends a school has the same experience. For those with temporary or chronic disabilities, some campuses are more welcoming than others. Amy and Mike invited college consultant Annie Tulkin to review college admissions considerations for students with physical challenges.

What are five things you will...


May 6, 2022

High stakes testing can often be depicted as a duel of sorts between a test and a test taker. However, other elements and agents can influence the outcome of this battle, sometimes to the detriment of nervous testers. Amy and Mike invited ed-tech executive Jordan Adair to share findings on how proctors can reduce test...