XAP Corporation and SureScore Offer Students 24x7 Access to SAT Test Prep via New Online Partnership
CULVER CITY, CA – JANUARY 31, 2011
XAP Corporation, the industry leader in online college access and career readiness products, and SureScore, a leading provider of college readiness solutions, today announced a partnership. The partnership is focused on increasing the number of college-ready students by offering well-researched methodologies, such as scaffolding and contextualized learning, for SAT preparation that supports learners of all ability levels in their quests for college entrance.
The new online offering is designed to prepare students for every section of the SAT exam, providing proven effective strategies that encourage students to expand their test-taking skills and general subject-matter knowledge. Program components include multiple practice tests that simulate real testing conditions, self-paced tutorials that strengthen content skills, and reporting tools to track and evaluate performance. This project is Phase I of the state-of-the-art platform that will broaden the national reach and provide strategic SAT support to students and districts.
“This partnership is a demonstration of the unwavering support of both SureScore and XAP to close the high school-to-college gap and increase access to college for all students,” said J. Michael Thompson, XAP’s CEO. “We’re pleased to partner with SureScore in bringing their proven SAT preparation process to students and teachers 24x7 via our online test prep platform.”
“Both SureScore and XAP share the same mission: to increase college readiness in public schools, particularly those serving economically-disadvantaged students, thus making our partnership ideal,” said Roy Nieto, President and CEO of SureScore. “In partnering with organizations, we single out companies that provide a strategic benefit to both our business and our customers. Through this dynamic partnership with XAP, we can provide equity and access to the college admissions process.”
XAP Corporation (www.xap.com) is the industry leader in college access and career success products. The company has developed and hosts 25 statewide and regional college access and career portals, built and supports nearly 800 college and university applications, and more than 25,000 schools and agencies across North America in helping over four million students and adults reach their educational and career goals each year. XAP products are accessible to over 50% of the U.S. population through statewide and regional college access portals, school and district sites, and state and federal workforce centers.
SureScore provides a support system to improve academic achievement and to increase the number of college-ready students. SureScore impacts the lives of students by increasing college readiness in public schools, particularly those serving economically disadvantaged students. Founded on the principle that college preparation should be accessible to all students - regardless of socio-economic background – the SureScore cost-effective educational model allows districts to reach more students through large-scale implementation. SureScore’s programs provide instruction and professional development in core enrichment, test preparation, and college and career planning.