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Don’t Take the New SAT!

I just read a great article for any student looking to go to college and thinking about college admission tests this spring. It is from Business Insider, entitled “America’s top SAT tutor explains why no one should take the SAT in 2016”. Every time there is a new SAT, there is major concern among students.  . . .

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GPA CEO, Julie Young, Inspires Chinese Education Leaders

BEIJING, China (November 19, 2015) — Global Personalized Academics (GPA) CEO, Julie Young, challenged several hundred Chinese education leaders during her keynote address at the Power of Learning Conference. She called for educators to open their minds to new models and new technologies, to expand their impact beyond local schools and to make student-centered decisions. She . . .

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International Online Learning Conference

The GPA team is exploring international online learning opportunities in China this week. It’s been a hectic few days filled with meetings all over the country connecting GPA with new partners and potential customers. It all culminates tomorrow when Julie Young speaks at the Power of Learning Conference in Beijing. She’s up right after Nicolas Negroponte and . . .

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Are Chinese Students Prepared for U.S. Colleges?

The GPA Team just landed in Shanghai to continue our work with Chinese education leaders to build online and blended learning programs specifically for students in China.  The main reason we came here was to improve the success of Chinese students in U.S. Colleges and Universities. CNN sets the stage for our efforts with this . . .