The iPad will Change Education Forever

Ever since MIT’s famous OpenCourseWare initiative was launched in 2001, people have been fascinated with the power that technology would have on open sourcing of information and the democratization of education. OpenCourseWare started as MIT’s decision to open up its vast academic curricula to “any joker with a browser”. I will never forget the visualization […]

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Education Meets Mobile

I love teaching and coaching, and occasionally I teach the GMAT to prospective b-schoolers. Recently I went into the iTunes app store to check whether any GMAT specific apps existed. Here’s what I found: About 30 GMAT apps – most sketchy. A few free, most sub $5, one for $20 Only reputable company is Veritas. […]

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The Evolution of Education – Kaplan acquires Manhattan GMAT

Several weeks ago,Kaplan- a huge force in online standardized test preparation – acquired a smaller player named Manhattan GMAT, which is 100% focused on GMAT test prep (Graduate Management Admissions Test aka ‘Business School’).  Manhattan GMAT also ran a division called Atlas LSAT, which developed the same level of tailored test prep curriculum for law […]

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