Are You Smarter Than a Shmooper?

Posted by Shmoop on 2/10/19 11:00 AM

Ready to test yourself to see if you're smarter than a Shmooper? We've gathered four questions (and answers—you're welcome) from some of our favorite premium online courses and test prep. 

Be warned, though: some are tougher than others. If you get stuck or want to learn more about the topic covered in the question, simply click the associated link to go to the course.*

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Topics: Literature

Valentine's Day is Coming—8 Epic Romances from Every Subject

Posted by Shmoop on 2/7/19 11:52 AM
Valentine's Day  is on the horizon, and it's time we recognize that love, actually, is all around us. Okay, so we stole that line, but it's true. Epic romances aren't just for   Sam and Diane: you can find 'em in every single subject. So for the lovers, the lonely, and the folks who just prefer to go stag, we have a list of 8 epic romances to get you in the V-Day mood.


 
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Topics: Education, Literature

ACT Test Reminder—February 9th

Posted by Shmoop on 2/6/19 7:19 AM
Listen up, folks. This is a friendly Shmoop reminder that there's an ACT test coming up. (We know, we know. Try to contain your excitement.)
 

  • ACT Test Date: February 9th
  • Start Time: 8 a.m. (recommended 7:45 a.m. arrival)
  • Scores available February 20th
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Topics: Test Prep

Are You Smarter Than a Shmooper?

Posted by Shmoop on 2/3/19 10:27 AM

Ready to test yourself to see if you're smarter than a Shmooper? We've gathered four questions (and answers—you're welcome) from some of our favorite premium online courses and test prep. 

Be warned, though: some are tougher than others. If you get stuck or want to learn more about the topic covered in the question, simply click the associated link to go to the course.*

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Topics: Literature

5 Reasons AP Computer Science Principles Isn't What You'd Expect

Posted by Shmoop on 2/1/19 7:00 AM

If you're looking for a career that won't be replaced by a robot, you're gonna need to have a handle on computer science. But it's not just about knowing the nitty-gritty of programming; in fact, theory can be the best place to start. That's why we're here to help you nail the AP® Computer Science Principles exam


But before you get to studying, let's take a look at what sets this exam apart.

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Topics: ap exams, Test Prep

How do I get a perfect score on the SAT?

Posted by Shmoop on 1/29/19 1:04 PM

Dorothy Parker had it right when she demanded tangible, lasting perfection, rather than some dinky, moribund flower. When her lover gave her a perfect rose as a token of his love, she quipped:

Why is it no one ever sent me yet
One perfect limousine, do you suppose?
Ah no, it's always just my luck to get
One perfect rose.

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Topics: math, reading, sat, Test Prep, writing, sat writing, sat math, sat score, sat reading, perfect score

Are You Smarter Than a Shmooper?

Posted by Shmoop on 1/27/19 8:30 AM

Ready to test yourself to see if you're smarter than a Shmooper? We've gathered four questions (and answers—you're welcome) from some of our favorite premium online courses and test prep. 

Be warned, though: some are tougher than others. If you get stuck or want to learn more about the topic covered in the question, simply click the associated link to go to the course.*

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Topics: Literature

Finding Resources with Google and Wikipedia

Posted by Shmoop on 1/25/19 7:00 AM

This article is a sneak peek at our Digital Literacy course, which you can access in full with any Shmoop subscription. 

Shmoop has sifted through all of our thoughts on Google searching (and boy do we have a lot), and we've come up with the following four Biggest Deal Tips for searching effectively. We have some major Google fu, so you have reason to trust us.

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Topics: Literature

The Origins of Money in America. A Tale of Three Important Functions.

Posted by Shmoop on 1/23/19 7:44 AM

This article is a sneak peek into our Personal Finance 101 ACE CREDIT® recommended college course. 

It's Saturday night and you can do literally whatever you want. What would you do? Sit at home on your couch and channel surf? Go see a movie with a best friend? Eat out with your S.O.? Fly to Hawaii and back?

Guess what? All those things cost money.

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Topics: Finance

Are You Smarter Than a Shmooper?

Posted by Shmoop on 1/20/19 7:00 AM

Ready to test yourself to see if you're smarter than a Shmooper? We've gathered four questions (and answers—you're welcome) from some of our favorite premium online courses and test prep. 

Be warned, though: some are tougher than others. If you get stuck or want to learn more about the topic covered in the question, simply click the associated link to go to the course.*

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Topics: Literature

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