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|February 27, 2014 03:30 PM EST||
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The producers of Forbes Living are excited to announce that College Prep Genius will be featured in an upcoming segment as part of their "Innovative Programs that Teach" series. This half-hour talk show is hosted by Forbes Riley, an award-winning TV host in the D2C industry, author, entrepreneur, mother, and one of the nation's leading health and wellness experts.
The average cost to attend college is about $80,000, or $20,000 per year. It's a major expense that many families today cannot afford. But, there's a secret to getting college for free. By doing exceptionally well on the SAT & Preliminary SAT (PSAT) exams, students can earn huge scholarships, including a full-ride.
College Prep Genius is a preparatory curriculum that helps students to prepare and do well on the SAT and PSAT exams. Founded 12 years ago by homeschooling mother, Jean Burk, the company has helped thousands of high school students, including Burk's own two children, get scholarships. In preparing her son and daughter for the PSAT and SAT exams, Burk decoded the tests.
"We found that the College Board uses the same recurring patterns, testing the same basic principles," said Burk. "It became clear that the test was based on logic and not on IQ. It's not about how smart you are."
The College Prep Genius curriculum teaches students the recurring patterns on the test, and the shortcuts and strategies to find the answers fast. Many students have raised their SAT scores by 600 points. The program consists of the College Prep Genius textbook, workbook, and DVD set, along with free downloadable homework that helps reinforce the strategies.
The three-minute Forbes Living TV segment explores the innovative SAT & PSAT preparatory curriculum developed by College Prep Genius, and highlights some the valuable strategies the program teaches students.
"It's such an honor to be featured with Forbes Riley on the show," said Burk. "Forbes is an incredible and inspiring personality and being a mother of twins and an advocate of education, she can appreciate proven strategies that help students further their education."
For more information about College Prep Genius, please visit www.collegeprepgenius.com.
Forbes Riley, recently named America's Most Loved Health & Fitness Innovator, is known for bringing affordable, high-quality fitness, health and household products to consumers world-wide. Known for being a sharp product developer and evaluator, Riley is famous for launching products that solve tough challenges and make everyday life easier. Her expert marketing strategies have earned her the "billion dollar host" moniker. She is an inductee in the Fitness Hall of Fame, the successful businesswoman behind the popular Spin Gym and the author of "E.A.T. A Journal for What You Eat and What's Eating You". Riley's website and social media sites boast a huge following. She also has a regular presence on networks including ESPN, TLC, Fit-TV, Animal Planet, ABC Family, and Home Shopping Network.
About Forbes Living
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