The SAT-Prep Industry Isn’t Going Anywhere

March 17, 2014

The Atlantic Monthly

The SAT-Prep Industry Isn’t Going Anywhere

by James Murphy

Advantage Testing Founder and Director Arun Alagappan discussed the academic value of test preparation in an article in The Atlantic about working with tutors to prepare for the new SAT.

“Arun Alagappan, President of Advantage Testing, insists that SAT test prep provides 'an opportunity to impart core academic principles and sound study habits' and 'affirms the foundational relationship between effort and academic achievement.'"

“The representatives of test prep companies I spoke with were unanimous in their praise of College Board’s partnering with Khan Academy. Alagappan said, 'We fully support the College Board’s decision to partner with Khan Academy to deliver free preparation resources.'”

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