Nathan Lasche (@nlasche) and Jessie Shabin (@jshabin) are at SXSW this year (2012)… Go say hi! Pete, Ashley, Brian, and Dave Cascino are heading to the NYC Startup Meetup at South by Southwest, a sweet event that’s bringing together all kinds of folks from the NY tech scene. Ashley’s presenting on Knewton and the adaptive learning software she’s been working on.
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@nlasche and @jshabin are at SXSW this year (2012)… Go say hi! We made it! Met up with Dave at the wrong La Quinta late last night. Dave is recharging after 3 sleepless days on The Startup Bus from Silicon Valley, while Ashley and I figure out plans for the day at IHOP. For today, there are 2 interesting talks at 2pm and 3:30pm on education and games that we’ll be splitting up and checking… Read more
Round 1 and 2 decisions are out: whether you’re licking your wounds, gearing up for next year, or juggling admit-day invites, you’re probably thinking about the economy and how it will affect your MBA plans. A recent article in Businessweek about a survey issued by GMAC (read the full summary here) reported some interesting statistics regarding student decisions to attend business school and how they are affected by the economy. Here are some highlights: 51%… Read more
// In this video, Jess and Rich talk about “testing cases” in Data Sufficiency problems — i.e. coming up with example numbers and trying them out to see what happens. The goal of this strategy is to help you determine if the DS question prompt is always, sometimes, or never true. As Jess explains, the key with testing cases is to choose different numbers with different properties that still fit the constraints of the prompt,… Read more