Panel of Experts

Karl Schellscheidt

SAT Prep Expert

  • BSE, Princeton University '90
  • M.A., Secondary Education Seton Hall University '93
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School '00

Fred Hargadon

Dean of Admission

  • Swarthmore College
    (1964-1969)
  • Stanford University
    (1969-1984)
  • Princeton University
    (1988-2003)

Don Betterton

Financial Aid Expert

  • Director of Financial Aid, Princeton University (1973-2006)
  • Certified College Planner
  • Principal, Betterton College Planning

Seamus Malin

Admission Expert

  • Harvard University
    Dir. of Financial Aid
    (1966-1977)
    Asst. Dean of Admission
    (1977-1987)
    International Office Director
    (1987-2002)

An Ivy League Education for Free?!

Eric Barnes

college admissions expert advice from eprep.comWell almost. Today’s Wall Street Journal reports on the momentum of elite universities offering full courses online for free to the public. MIT spearheaded the movement in 2003. The school’s “OpenCourseWare” provides syllabus and class notes for more than 1,500 courses online. Take a peak at this MIT physics lecture (requires Real Media Player). The article notes many colleges are following in MIT’s footsteps. We applaud Yale’s announcement to put seven undergraduate courses online in full video beginning this year.

The opportunity to learn has never been more exciting. As a high school student beginning the college search, we encourage you to explore their free online course offerings and begin to experience what it’s like in class.

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