In the Media

The Huffington Post: How to Reset a Market’s Expectations Through Premium Differentiation

How to Reset a Market’s Expectations Through Premium Differentiation

Arun Alagappan discusses Advantage Testing's uniquely rigorous approach to tutoring and test preparation and shares some insights into our educational philosophy.

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MIT News: How do you do math like a girl?

How do you do math like a girl?

MIT's website featured a great story on hosting the Advantage Testing Foundation Math Prize for Girls, the largest math prize for girls in the world. 

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The Boston Globe: For girls, a rare chance to flex muscles at MIT

For girls, a rare chance to flex muscles at MIT

On September 27, The Boston Globe published a terrific piece covering the sixth annual Advantage Testing Foundation Math Prize for Girls competition, the largest math prize for girls in the world.

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Arun Alagappan Back on Bloomberg Television

Arun Alagappan Back on Bloomberg Television

Arun Alagappan returned to Bloomberg Surveillance this morning to discuss holistic college admissions, opportunities for students of diverse backgrounds, and keys to preparing for schoolwork and standardized tests.

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Arun Alagappan Returns to Bloomberg TV

Arun Alagappan Returns to Bloomberg TV

Arun Alagappan was asked back to Bloomberg Surveillance to discuss changes to the SAT.

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The Atlantic Monthly: The SAT-Prep Industry Isn’t Going Anywhere

The SAT-Prep Industry Isn’t Going Anywhere

AT Founder and Director Arun Alagappan is cited in an article on SAT preparation in The Atlantic magazine.

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Bloomberg Television: Arun Alagappan On Bloomberg Television

Arun Alagappan On Bloomberg Television

Arun Alagappan appeared on Bloomberg Television to discuss the upcoming changes to the SAT. 

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The New Yorker: Big Score

Big Score

In the March 3, 2014 issue of The New Yorker magazine, Elizabeth Kolbert refers to Advantage Testing in her book review of Debbie Stier's The Perfect Score Project.

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Advantage Testing tutors are featured in Debbie Stier’s book, The Perfect Score Project.

Advantage Testing tutors are featured in Debbie Stier’s book, <em>The Perfect Score Project</em>.

"...That was truly an extraordinary experience that I will savor for a very long time."

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The New York Times: Why Does the SAT Endure?
by AT LA Director Paul Siemens

Why Does the SAT Endure? <br/>by AT LA Director Paul Siemens

Paul Siemens, Director of Advantage Testing Los Angeles, contributed to the New York Times discussion of the importance of the SAT and ACT in the college admissions process.

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The Wall Street Journal: Donor of the Day

Donor of the Day

The Wall Street Journal profiled Arun Alagappan in its "Donor of the Day" column. Arun was featured for the Advantage Testing Foundation's support of LEDA over the past three years.

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PBS: Need to Know

Need to Know

In 2010, PBS's Need to Know program attended the Advantage Testing Foundation's Math Prize for Girls.

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The New York Times: Hard Classes, Extra Help
by AT LA Director Paul Siemens

Hard Classes, Extra Help <br/> by AT LA Director Paul Siemens

Director of Advantage Testing Los Angeles Paul Siemens wrote for the New York Times Room for Debate on the benefits of one-on-one tutoring for high school students.

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The New York Daily News: The LEDAs of The Pack

The LEDAs of The Pack

An article about the extraordinary success of LEDA's first cohort of scholars. AT founder Arun Alagappan serves as Vice President on LEDA's Board of Trustees, and LEDA's New York scholars work pro bono with Advantage Testing tutors to prepare for standardized tests.

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New York Magazine : The Influentials: Education

The Influentials: Education

New York Magazine recently featured our founder and president Arun Alagappan in its list of “The Influentials,” a compilation of “The people whose ideas, power, and sheer will are changing New York.”

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Business Today: One-on-one Tutoring: Bridging the Achievement Gap
by AT President and Founder Arun Alagappan

This article was adapted for publication in Business Today, the nation's largest student-run magazine. Produced for students entirely by Princeton University undergraduates, Business Today has an estimated readership of 200,000.

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The New York Times: Tutors Hold Key to Higher Test Scores, for a High Fee

Tutors Hold Key to Higher Test Scores, for a High Fee

A profile of Adam Fisher, one of our senior tutors, that appeared in the paper’s Metro Section.

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Crain's New York Business: Professional Tutoring Reaches New Grade Level

Professional Tutoring Reaches New Grade Level

This year, 900 people applied for positions at Advantage Testing. He hired five.

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The Harvard Crimson : Interview with Arun Alagappan

An interview with Harvard Law School alumnus Arun Alagappan, founder of Advantage Testing.

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The Stowe Reporter: Letter to the Editor

A Letter to the Editor of The Stowe Reporter responding to an article about Stowe High School’s top ranking.

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The New York Observer: Profile of Arun Alagappan

A profile of AT founder and director Arun Alagappan.

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The Wall Street Journal: Profile of Arun Alagappan

A profile of AT founder and director Arun Alagappan.

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The Upper East Side Resident: Early news about Advantage Testing

One of the first articles to appear about Advantage Testing.

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Perennial Press: And Still We Rise

A nonfiction book by Miles Corwin, documenting the lives of 12 inner-city high school seniors in South Central Los Angeles.

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