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Video: Tech Minute: That’s ‘app’ as in college admissions application

Now’s the time high school seniors are starting to ramp up their college application process — and it can be a daunting task. CNET’s Kara Tsuboi reports on some high-tech tools that can help with everything from picking a school to applying for aid.

Original Video posted on CNET, October 16, 2014 – http://www.cnet.com/app.php/videos/thats-app-as-in-college-admissions-application/

 

Why Entrepreneurship Is Booming For Baby Boomers

Susan Jones’ first brush with the tech startup world was in 1965. Long before the phrase “tech startup” was buzzy (long even before “information technology” was a familiar term), Jones and some friends launched the business end of Operation Match, a computer-based dating service for Harvard students, out of her apartment.

Original Article Posted on Forbes.com – http://www.forbes.com/sites/sungardas/2014/09/08/why-entrepreneurship-is-booming-for-boomers/

 

Montgomery mothers build app for college visits

Chevy Chase residents Susan Jones and Elizabeth Van Sant, created Quad2Quad, a company whose iPhone/iPad app of the same name provides information on interviews, tours, parking and other details related to 74 colleges in the United States.

Original Article Posted on Washington Post – http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-09-12/local/35497594_1_college-search-school-web-sites-app

 

DC Startup Quad2Quad Goes Free Just In time For Spring Break

Two amazing ladies from Washington DC are working on their startup Quad2Quad at warp speed. You would think that these were two twenty something entrepreneurs, young, hungry and ready to work 100 hours per week. Well they’re hungry and working 100 hours per week … These two mothers, business women and now startup founders in Washington DC are old enough to be Mark Zuckerberg’s moms. Their startup, Quad 2 Quad, was actually created because Van Sant and Jones have become somewhat pro’s at getting their kids off to college. They know the ins, the outs and “the ropes”.

Original Article Posted on Nibletz – http://nibletz.com/2013/03/28/dc-startup-quad2quad-free-time-spring-break/

 

Baby Boomer’s Catching The Startup Bug

There is a rising trend in entrepreneurship that many might not expect. According to both the Ewing Marion Kauffman foundation and the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, entrepreneurship amongst baby boomers has shown a significant increase.

Original Article Posted on TechFaster – http://www.techfaster.com/baby-boomers-catching-startup-bug/

 

App makes college visits easier

WASHINGTON – Planning to visit colleges with your kids can be difficult. But a new app promises to simplify the process of planning those tours. The app is called Quad2Quad.

Originial Article Posted on WTOP – http://www.wtop.com/41/2955319/App-makes-college-visits-easier

 

Modern Parent: Taking the Pain Out of College Visits

Quad2Quad doesn’t really offer virtual tours, but acts a virtual travel assistant for people who are really loading up the car and heading out, making those in-person tours easier on parents and students alike.

Original Article Posted on Modiledia – http://www.mobiledia.com/news/158786.html

 

Quad2Quad Mobile App Debuts on iPhone

College visits have moved into the digital age, thanks to a revolutionary new state-of-the-art mobile application for the iPhone which launched this week. Quad2Quad is a college search engine that dramatically simplifies the process of planning college visits & tours for college-bound students and their families. Quad2Quad’s sophisticated search engine enables families to plan visits to the colleges of their choice, without having the hassle of combing multiple college websites.

Original Article Posted on Market Wired – http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/Quad2Quad-Mobile-App-Debuts-on-iPhone-Frees-Up-Parents-Engages-Students-College-1682289.htm