Our mission is to ensure the 8 million low-income high school students in America have the resources they need to pursue a 4-year college degree. Our first product is scalable, culturally relevant, and relatable SAT prep built for low-income students and students of color. Our questions are based on content students enjoy - movie scripts, young adult novels, pop culture, and real situations - to engage students in their learning, help them build skills in a way that feels relevant, and ease them into the test. Students can learn parallel sentence structure and grammar through dialogue from Black Panther, how charts can effectively support an author’s thesis through an article arguing Fenty is more inclusive than other makeup brands, and how to set up linear equations through a real-life budgeting challenge a self-employed wedding photographer faces. Each question comes with an interactive explanation that breaks down every practice question step-by-step, without making assumptions ab...
Our mission is to ensure the 8 million low-income high school students in America have the resources they need to pursue a 4-year college degree. Our first product is scalable, culturally relevant, and relatable SAT prep built for low-income students and students of color. Our questions are based on content students enjoy - movie scripts, young adult novels, pop culture, and real situations - to engage students in their learning, help them build skills in a way that feels relevant, and ease them into the test. Students can learn parallel sentence structure and grammar through dialogue from Black Panther, how charts can effectively support an author’s thesis through an article arguing Fenty is more inclusive than other makeup brands, and how to set up linear equations through a real-life budgeting challenge a self-employed wedding photographer faces. Each question comes with an interactive explanation that breaks down every practice question step-by-step, without making assumptions about what students know, ensuring they don’t feel discouraged. We also provide specific test taking tips and strategies, democratizing access to information that has traditionally been provided only to those who can pay. We focus on creating a safe and inclusive learning environment that reduces anxiety and builds confidence for the college process. All our content is free and accessible via a mobile app and website - you can try it out at almostfun.org.
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Lisa Wang
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Lisa Wang CEO founder @ Almost Fun, prev. PM @ Google Education, Harvard 2016