Welcome to THE college admissions industry podcast! Join Mike Bergin and Amy Seeley as they discuss the latest issues in testing, admissions, learning, and education with leading experts.
Tests and the Rest is perfect for school counselors, educators, test prep professionals, college consultants, and just about anyone engaged in the college admissions process. You can subscribe to this podcast or stream it online via any podcast app, including iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and TuneIn Radio.
Mike Bergin is the president of Chariot Learning and founder of TestBright. Amy Seeley is the president of Seeley Test Pros.
Between the two of us, expect over 50 years of industry insight, expertise, insider news, and a bit of sarcasm.
TEST PREP PROFILE: Jeanne Lucas
Ready to learn the history, philosophy, and practice of an experienced professional in the test prep industry? Meet Jeanne Lucas. After over two decades of experience in education, Jeanne is no stranger to standardized testing. During her 17 years as a high school English teacher, Jeanne taught in several settings, including a suburban, Catholic high school; an urban, private, alternative high school; and a diverse, inner-city public high school.
TEST PREP PROFILE: Jason Robinovitz
Ready to learn the history, philosophy, and practice of an experienced professional in the test prep industry? Meet Jason Robinovitz, the Chief Operating Officer of all Score At The Top Learning Centers. Jason oversees each Center’s day-to-day operations, ensuring the delivery of top-quality educational support and guidance services to client families.
TEST PREP PROFILE: David Lynch
Ready to learn the history, philosophy, and practice of an experienced professional in the test prep industry? Meet David Lynch, the founder of StudyLark Test Prep. He has been working with students worldwide since 1999 on the LSAT, SAT, ACT, GMAT, and GRE tests, and he’s taught Chemistry and English as a Second Language.
TEST PREP PROFILE: Mary Thomas
Ready to learn the history, philosophy, and practice of an experienced professional in the test prep industry? Meet Mary Thomas, founder of Test Prep Simplified, who has implemented her 24 years of experience in education to create simple, proven, and unique ACT and SAT Prep programs. Mary has helped thousands of students from hundreds of schools via classroom, tutoring, test prep, consulting, and curriculum development experiences.
ED Tech in 2021: Separating Fads From Sustainable Changes
The last year represented one of the most transformational periods in the history of education. Wondering what wonders the next year holds? Amy and Mike invited research consultant John Clark to separate fads from sustainable changes in educational technology in 2021.
The 4 P's Of Student Engagement
A student who is engaged is a student ready to learn. A student who is not engaged… not so much. Amy and Mike invited educator Julia Silver to explain the 4 P’s of student engagement.
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Episode 79 WHY THE SAT AND THE ACT ARE AWESOME
The episode 79 Why the SAT and ACT are awesome was AWESOME! Very insightful and interesting to learn about the many benefits of the tests.
Offers insights and accurate information for students and parents.
Great guests and timely topics! A must listen for professionals in the test prep industry!