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With Feedback, Comes Deeper Learning: Lessons from an EdTech Workshop

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 26, 2016 5:00:00 AM / by Michael Crawford posted in Community

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By Michael Crawford, Director of Coaching, Courses and Curriculum, Story2

After returning from Village Capital Education US 2016 (#VilCapEdUS), I shared four observations that I had about my experience with EdTech startups -- observations that I think can be relevant for students and educators.

And... wow!

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Impostor Syndrome is Real and How Storytelling can Help

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 21, 2016 5:00:00 AM / by Danielle Phan posted in High School and College

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By Danielle Phan, Marketing Operations Coordinator, Story2

One afternoon in the spring of my senior year, I hid in the back of the choral room, where I spent most of my free time on campus. This time, instead of goofing around on the piano and singing with my friends, I sat criss-cross atop a desk and stared intensely at my laptop screen as I logged in to check my decisions. I had already been admitted to schools I would have been thrilled to attend, I reminded myself, so it didn’t really matter where else I got in. I opened Brown University’s website, not expecting anything at all, and clicked, “View Admission Decision.”

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Journeys, Learnings, Translations: From EdTech Startups to Students

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 14, 2016 5:00:00 AM / by Michael Crawford posted in career

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By Michael Crawford, Director of Coaching, Courses and Curriculum, Story2

It does’t get dark until after 10:00pm EST, on the eastern coast of Lake Michigan. For most, summer is time off, a chance to relax and unwind. But for some, especially EdTech companies looking to make a real impact in student learning, summer is time on. And for me, having just returned from an energizing week with Village Capital Education US 2016 (#VilCapEdUS) in Chicago, I was ready to get to work.

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You Have Your Test Scores. Now Use Storytelling to Conquer Your College Essay

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 11, 2016 5:00:00 AM / by Story2 posted in High School and College

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By Story2 Staff

In today’s admission landscape, test scores are important. But they are only one of many factors colleges consider when reviewing your application. Colleges are looking for flesh and blood students--not just grades and test scores--and personal essays, ones based on authentic stories, show college admission officers your unique character based on specific moments when you’ve learned, changed and made a difference.

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The Importance of Volunteering in College Admissions

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 7, 2016 5:00:00 AM / by Kaplan Test Prep posted in Community

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By Kaplan Test Prep 

When you think about college admissions, you probably think about the basics, like SAT or ACT scores, grades, GPA, essays, and letters of recommendation. While all of those things are undoubtedly important on your application, it’s also crucial that you start building your resume. One way to do that is by volunteering.

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