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The Best Tech Podcasts

Everyone knows that tech careers evolve fast. You’ve got to stay up to date on the latest news and trends, and there are numerous ways to do that including forums, blogs, and Reddit. However, if you are like me, you like to listen to podcasts. Your commute or your morning jog can be a godsend when it comes to catching up on the latest piece of technology, language release, or company acquisitions.

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Latest Magoosh Discount Code

There are new Magoosh discount codes that will get you 40% off on their test prep courses. There’s one code for LSAT and another code for all other Magoosh tests (no code for SAT). The code applies from now until Thursday, October 11 at midnight, so you’ll want to act fast. Depending on how long of a term you buy with Magoosh, this can get you ready for November and/or December test dates.

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The Best AP Class to Take

More schools are looking to add Advanced Placement classes, and I applaud the effort. AP classes have a common, challenging curriculum that is similar to what is offered at most top universities. Furthermore, at the end of the year, students and their future colleges get feedback about whether the program offered by their high school was up to par, and whether they learned the material at a college level via the AP test.

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Magoosh GRE / GMAT Reviews

In this post: Magoosh GRE Review Magoosh vs. Princeton Review GRE Magoosh vs. Kaplan GRE Magoosh GMAT Review Magoosh vs. Princeton Review GMAT Magoosh vs. Kaplan GMAT A few months back, I wrote a Magoosh SAT prep review. I am aware that there is even more interest in Magoosh’s GRE test prep, so I’m circling back to take a look at what Magoosh has to offer in their GRE (and GMAT) products.

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Talking Education with Mayim Bialik of “The Big Bang Theory”

The final season of the long running and widely popular sitcom, The Big Bang Theory kicks off in a little over a week on September 24, exactly 11 years after it originally debuted on CBS. This got me thinking about one of the more interesting opportunities I’ve had with this blog, a chance to interview TBBT star Mayim Bialik. At that time, I was still working as a high school math teacher, the blog was a little over a year old, and as happens from time to time, I got an email from Texas Instruments PR team.

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Kaplan vs. Princeton Review

In this post: Kaplan vs. Princeton Review ACT / SAT Kaplan vs. Princeton Review GRE / GMAT Kaplan vs. Princeton Review MCAT Android vs. iOS. Marvel vs. DC. Laurel vs Yanny. These are the great debates of our age. Let’s add one debate to the list that echoes through the ages: Kaplan vs. Princeton Review. These two popular test prep services have been around for decades, but just how substantial are the differences between Kaplan and Princeton review?

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Springboard Data Science Review

In this post: One on One Mentoring Do Springboard Students Get Jobs? Is Springboard Worth the Money? TLDR Data Science Career Track Review For a little over a year, I’ve worked a couple of hours a week in my evenings with a young company called Springboard, and I’ve become a really big fan of the program. The company’s ambition is to help people find new careers in tech fields like data science, digital marketing, and cyber-security without the full investment of time and money that an additional degree carries.

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Top 5 Programming Languages for Kids

In This Post: Best Language for Young Children Best Language for Platforms They Already Know Best Language for Building Web Apps Best Language for Building Mobile Apps Easiest Language to Get Stuff Done So you’ve got a child, and you want to encourage their love of computers by getting them started in a programming language, but you don’t know which one to start with. Or maybe you are the “kid” reading this, a middle school kid, a college kid (or just a kid at heart), knowing that you are interested in learning to write code, but feeling overwhelmed by the choice of languages.

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What SAT Score is Required for Engineering Majors?

Click here to check out Princeton Review’s new SAT FREEPASS: Get into a Top 100 school to earn back 100% of your course fee. So you’ve been wondering what it takes to get into a top university as an engineering student. I wanted to know too, so I set out to answer this question by visiting hundreds of university websites and gathering data. I’ve compiled what I found into a searchable table that will let you estimate what the average SAT is for engineering students at the majority of schools that do not share this information.

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TI-Innovator Rover Review

What Is the TI-Innovator Rover? When Texas Instruments announced this product last year, a programmable robot that can receive its programs from their TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire CX graphing calculators, my ears perked up. The TI-Innovator system, a series of programmable devices that interfaced with TI calculators had been intriguing, but the Rover is a robot on wheels, you might say a drone, created from many of the same devices as the earlier Innovator components.

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