The Center for Education Reform is the pioneer and leading voice for structural and sustainable change in education. Since 1993, CER has generated and shared innovative and actionable ideas and information, stimulated major policy changes, supported and enabled grassroots activism, and increased media coverage to genuinely reform and improve educational options and performance in the US. Today, thanks to CER, more than 2 million children are enjoying the freedom to choose quality schooling options that were not available just 18 short years ago.
AdmissionsDean, the most popular law school applicant tracking site on the Internet, is the best place to learn about law school--for free. Started in 2009, AdmissionsDean allows users to research law schools, track fellow applicants, find law school scholarships, read interviews with law school admissions deans and professors, and much more.
CaptainU is building the largest youth and college sports network. Since its founding in 2008, hundreds of thousands of high school athletes, college coaches, youth coaches, and event coordinators have used CaptainU to get organized, promote themselves and their programs, find athletes, and get noticed by others in the youth and college sports world.
Chegg puts students first and is proud to have saved students and their families more than $450 million in 2013 alone. As the leading connected learning platform, Chegg’s Student Hub makes higher education more affordable and more accessible, all while improving student outcomes. Chegg is a publicly-held company based in Santa Clara, California and trades on the NYSE under the symbol CHGG.
In 2002, College Prowler revolutionized the college search industry with a "by students for students" approach By hiring student authors at campuses across the country and surveying thousands of college students each month, they have created the first "insider" college guides—full 160-page books devoted to each school, written by actual students on campus. Today, CollegeProwler.com has more than 200,000 student reviews and coverage on nearly 7,000 schools. Each month, more than 1 million high school and college students visit CollegeProwler.com to find and research schools and scholarships.
GoEnnounce is a place for students to share their latest education updates with friends and family. Whether they've made the honor roll last semester, won an award, need studying tips, or help paying for all of those textbooks, GoEnnounce provides students with an outlet to get the support, encouragement, and fundraising assistance.
Founded in 1988, IFSA-Butler is a nonprofit organization whose primary goal is to provide quality study abroad opportunities, as well as academic and personal support services for undergraduate students in North America. IFSA-Butler assists these students from the beginning of their application process until after they have returned from their study abroad experience. IFSA-Butler currently operates programs in Argentina, Australia, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, England, India, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Peru, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Sharjah UAE, and Wales.
The Independent Educational Consultants Association is the professional organization for independent educational consultants working in private practice. For 36 years IECA has helped its members serve families in educational decisions that include colleges, local day and boarding schools; schools or programs for students with learning or therapeutic needs; international placements, summer opportunities, and graduate and professional schools.
At Parchment.com, students can research colleges and discover their chances of admission, see how they compare with peers, get college recommendations, and send official transcripts when they are ready to apply.Parchment's mission and passion is to unleash education credentials by unlocking the critical data they embody. Parchment is about ensuring that the hard work students put into education continues to work hard for the student.
Poets & Quants aims to create a helpful community of people interested in graduate business school education. It’s a place to give advice and counsel to MBA applicants, share information, and make friends. Poets & Quants allows users to create a profile, join a group, engage in a forum topic, and help to make the community a valuable resource for those interested in pursuing an MBA.
The White House and the U.S. Department of Education held the first ever “Education Datapalooza” in October 2012. The event highlighed innovators and entrepreneurs who are using freely available data to build products, services, and apps with the potential to advance educational achievement. Noodle Education was selected as one of only 100 participants and was asked to demonstrate its Students Like Me tool, which engages students in early college planning.
WyzAnt is the leading tutoring marketplace on the web with 63,000+ tutors offering private lessons in hundreds of subjects such as math, science, test prep, foreign languages, music, computers, and many more.
Unigo is a student platform designed to let students share information about their college experiences. Unigo offers high school students the inside scoop so they can make the right decision, and the site empowers college students to share what life is really like at their schools.
TakeLessons is the online marketplace for finding qualified, vetted instructors. At TakeLessons.com students can fuel personal growth by connecting with great teachers who offer online and in-person lessons in music, performing arts, and academic tutoring. Instructors rely on TakeLessons to grow and manage their business with integrated scheduling, billing, payment, and communication tools that work seamlessly across desktop and mobile devices.
Payscale.com, creator of the largest database of individual compensation profiles in the world, provides an immediate and precise snapshot of current market salaries to employees and employers through its online tools and software. PayScale's products are powered by innovative search and query algorithms that dynamically acquire, analyze and aggregate compensation information for millions of individuals in real time.