Archive for December, 2011

Vocab Videos Holiday Offer: Learn SAT Vocabulary at a Discount!

Seasons greetings from Vocab Videos! The Vocab Videos team is getting in the holiday spirit by offering everyone  a special gift: 25% OFF ALL STUDENT AND EDUCATOR SUBSCRIPTIONS!

Reading comprehension is absolutely essential to success on standardized tests like the SAT, ACT, GRE, ISEE, SSAT, and TOEFL. A thorough understanding of word meanings enables a person to better comprehend a text containing those words. Students with greater word knowledgehave higher comprehension levels, and thus tend to perform significantly better on high-stakes standardized tests.

But remember, a good vocabulary is the gift that keeps on giving, and will help you long after the SAT and ACT.  An increased vocabulary improves overall literacy making you a better reader, writer and interpreter of information.

Vocab Videos provides an accessible vocabulary system for students and educators replete with engaging vocabulary video content and valuable review tools. The combination works to create an effective vocabulary learning solution. We hope that you’ll take advantage of our special holiday offer, and give Vocab Videos a try!

  1. Go to the Get Started page
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  3. Enter coupon code “HOLIDAY2011” in Step 3 of the Checkout

We wish you and yours a happy and healthy holiday season and new year!

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College Admission Requirements: College Admissions Scattergrams from Cappex

If you’re applying to college or plan to apply to college in the near future, I’m sure you’ve started wondering what it takes to get into your top choice school. Whether you’re applying to South University in Richmond or an Ivy League school, knowing the acceptance rate is important. It can determine the number and type of school to apply to. While the college admissions environment changes from year to year, depending on the scope and aptitude of the applicant pool, past admissions data does help to determine where you stand in terms of your GPA and SAT/ACT scores and gaining admission to a particular university.

To help you establish whether your GPA and standardized test scores are up to par for admission to your dream college, Cappex.com has come up with a cool and useful tool (more…)

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