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Akil Bello @akilbello Hollis, Queens

Perfect scorer: SAT, ACT, MCAT, SHSAT, LSAT, GRE & GMAT. World's best admissions test expert. Blackest higher ed policy wonk in the history of forever.

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Joined Twitter 4/8/09


I had a great dinner tonight with three EM professionals and two EAB staff I had never met; it's remarkable how muc… https://t.co/okAbjnzeGx
Retweeted by Akil BelloHow does one quantify the level of unfairness of elements of college applications to determine which is least unfair? #AskingforABlackKidI spot-checked the data in New York where NPE says that 23 charter schools that got CSP dollars closed. In fact, th… https://t.co/l5SkIkcy5L
Retweeted by Akil BelloNew: KIPP lawsuit filing details sexual assault, harassment allegations against fired co-founder Mike Feinberg https://t.co/o2MpNnj46I
Retweeted by Akil BelloWonderful to join @DOEChancellor to celebrate a $13m grant to @NYCSchools by the Bill & Melinda @GatesUS Foundation… https://t.co/0b9dvi9Ckp
Retweeted by Akil BelloTrump's 50th appeals court appointee is confirmed after less than three years in office. Obama had 55 appeals cour… https://t.co/semiL2qebu
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12/12
2019
@mathconfidence @kerrigan_john @Mathymomto5 here are the stats https://t.co/ceC8Vo3KWE @mathconfidence @kerrigan_john @Mathymomto5 That is likely true of all standardized tests. @mathconfidence @kerrigan_john @Mathymomto5 Its a PSAT, so top possible score is only 760 and the pool of test take… https://t.co/Bo0jCfiZi9Those parents claim the city's plan discriminates against Asian students. They asked a judge to stop the Discovery… https://t.co/7BYQLE4Xu2
Retweeted by Akil BelloPerspective: When the U.S. failed to resettle Jewish refugees, historically black colleges and universities stepped… https://t.co/qORksV8Wo5
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Retweeted by Akil Bello @shurder Hi Dr. Hurder, I've sent you a DM, hoping you can clear something up for me. @nickducoff @Cosmopolitan When I started in test prep in 1990, saying the tests were beatable was revolutionary. To… https://t.co/bPER0XdGVNWhat an honor it has been to bring this Tennessee Williams gem back to Broadway. Congratulations to the entire com… https://t.co/kM60JnTemi
Retweeted by Akil Bello @ea_clark @HoustonISD i think thats HISD's picture that others have stolen.Brothers Shane and Nigel Mushambi are only 12- and 13-years-old https://t.co/1Pz67HbCLM
Retweeted by Akil Bellowho that follows me works at @HoustonISD ... you guys should reach out to legal and marketing with this link… https://t.co/eGYTbKyd3kIn light of a recent op-ed that push an old narrative and as we look to the upcoming closed discussion about public… https://t.co/jCgpOEdI3a
Retweeted by Akil BelloI’m not sure what this poll says about the value we assign community college and the respect given its graduates bu… https://t.co/VaVH1kKM6cWhat do politicians mean when they say “free college”? Dr. Carnevale explains: https://t.co/Ne4m9rXLww
Retweeted by Akil Bello.@ACTEquity is partnering with @BGCA_Clubs on a great access initiative for students who are eligible to take the… https://t.co/TN1KbxtB9W
Retweeted by Akil Bello @iLuvvit Didn't go easy on this chapter on organised Christianity lol. https://t.co/nB25RBfL0W
Retweeted by Akil Bello @UVaDeanJ Gotcha. @UVaDeanJ Is weighing AP and Honors the same a problem or are you just point out the lack of Dual mention?Congress took some steps to simplify FAFSA. But as I describe in The Edge newsletter this week, the way colleges ex… https://t.co/AfTQ52J0ny
Retweeted by Akil BelloNice article in @EdWeekTeacher by @madeline_will about our piece in #aerj. A good summary of #edtpa history. Iss… https://t.co/kcasepqyo5
Retweeted by Akil BelloLululemon Founder Chip Wilson's Most Outrageous Quotes - ABC News - https://t.co/8YoCQQrLnt via @ABCCan't stop thinking about how the founder of lululemon is absolute trash. https://t.co/dKiOgViBcp
Retweeted by Akil BelloTrump has had more lobbyists in his Cabinet in 3 years than any President in history has had in 8.… https://t.co/C2cs4zR7pA
Retweeted by Akil BelloAnyway, Hitler kicked off the Holocaust with the Nuremberg Laws that, among other things, declared German Jews were… https://t.co/n5LJWRc62V
Retweeted by Akil BelloThank you to @CAAsanfrancisco Chinese for Affirmative Action for leading here. Eliminating the SAT requirement in c… https://t.co/xzBpRG4kAc
Retweeted by Akil BelloThe world’s highest paid athletes (1990-2019) https://t.co/E1q1pM7d7j
Retweeted by Akil BelloMargaret Lawrence ’36 was the only black undergraduate in her class in 1932. Lawrence, who had an illustrious car… https://t.co/83Lh8SEBcn
Retweeted by Akil BelloThe creator of Thanos responds to the Trump ad: "Seeing that pompous fool using my creation to stroke his infantile… https://t.co/JdV88boPwt
Retweeted by Akil Bello @womenofwoodlawn YesThis is also happening in Pennsylvania. See recent Stanford University research. @palan57 https://t.co/5TwvIRmklQ
Retweeted by Akil Bello @womenofwoodlawn It's mostly snark directed at opponents of test optional policies. You don't really need to worry… https://t.co/vPeuhAAT1dTommy Callaway sexually assaulted a reporter on live television. He is a youth pastor and a Boy Scout leader becaus… https://t.co/BtbAjKb5AP
Retweeted by Akil BelloOh, I'm glad you mentioned that. We call it the D-Dilemma. A-G and grad reqs are aligned but a D is passing 4 HS bu… https://t.co/BBItkWkvwB
Retweeted by Akil BelloDocuments show the president’s company reported different numbers — higher ones to lenders, lower ones to tax offic… https://t.co/kj1yxMFSiW
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12/11
2019
I can't believe there are people on TV actually comparing someone going bowling to participating in full contact pr… https://t.co/WHGOgXZ3JNThe U.S. military is worried that Americans are biased against cyborg killing machines because of movies like Termi… https://t.co/5G3HDIzSEH
Retweeted by Akil Bello @bobsonwong Not only is it wrong - it's illegal in NY for any school vendor to sell student data as @collegeboard d… https://t.co/jltzd8VMqP
Retweeted by Akil BelloRough day for The College Board. https://t.co/jyxoiWSPLN
Retweeted by Akil BelloThe Trump campaign is now comparing the President to Thanos, the genocidal villain from The Avengers. This is bizar… https://t.co/7YamZLpEor
Retweeted by Akil Bello @jselingo @kevincarey1 @EdBuild and of course this https://t.co/WvZYKOrP1B https://t.co/hsbZTeMX4W @jselingo @kevincarey1 Have you seen this from: Since 2000, 128 communities have tried to break away from their sc… https://t.co/rozyniP8bz @melissakorn i guess thats not wrong wrongThis is America. The only high income country in the world that allows gun lobbyists to write its nation’s gun laws… https://t.co/uRY4rSh7xY
Retweeted by Akil Bello @jimlarimore why would the gods be so kind as to allow me to combine trips? I wish i was so loved. But if I'm in… https://t.co/H7i8TnUzDL @4ndyman I think he needs a tutor.Wait, what just happened? Am I going to Albany, Atlanta, Swarthmore and Iowa City in 1 month? I don't think that doable.The FTC just prosecuted a fake paid Amazon review for the first time — here's what that means for users https://t.co/h095gpEQFeThis Is Why You Should Not Trust Online Reviews via @forbes https://t.co/JswOwUVlSAHow to spot a fake review: you're probably worse at it than you realise https://t.co/iKZ6nZDGHr via @ConversationEDUHow merchants use Facebook to flood Amazon with fake reviews https://t.co/lMNLtQMv3c @chexee I have to add some useful information to this thread so.. https://t.co/jES9bzNpmi"Sonia" actually has a whole post on Medium about her avatar, it's a great read. | My avatar took on a life of its… https://t.co/IjOibwPrPxSo above I told you that I was waiting for more information before posting one more of those "testimonials" . . .… https://t.co/P1PlrTaVXXStudent Loans A Lot Like The Subprime Mortgage Debacle, Watchdog Says https://t.co/9FbBYlRuFHI was convinced this dude was much younger for some reason. 43. I can't even imagine the excuses ahead. https://t.co/7LYZNdvVzA via @nypost
Retweeted by Akil BelloI'm watching this hearing on #Haiti. This is the same Congress that spends millions every few years to steal the co… https://t.co/rn5uLaFrys
Retweeted by Akil Bello"What deserves policy attention is not black families’ deviation from the two-parent family model but rather struct… https://t.co/JXFu4df9S6
Retweeted by Akil BelloIn Florida, children who worry teachers or their peers are handcuffed, put in police cruisers and committed to ment… https://t.co/eHGmY0Mchx
Retweeted by Akil BelloWhen you hear someone referred to as a "college graduate," which of the following is the profile of student you imm… https://t.co/7bxyYZMFCG
Retweeted by Akil BelloHoly fuck. You guys need to check out this video of the protest in Seattle yesterday. This SPD officer *trips over… https://t.co/rx772Sky7s
Retweeted by Akil BelloThis man, who won medals for his service in Vietnam, has served 20 years in prison for stealing three cans of coffe… https://t.co/4dSQfZtjXH
Retweeted by Akil BelloWow. Why would it be so expensive to have law enforcement comply with laws? https://t.co/EPTtrMBtChNominate ‘Watchmen’ For All The Awards, You Cowards | IndieWire https://t.co/Q90L7nUlHv
Retweeted by Akil BelloBREAKING: @RollingStone straight up schools @washingtonpost on how to write an accurate headline https://t.co/UgeFlNKlqn
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Retweeted by Akil Bello @UVaDeanJ @erichoov https://t.co/ahzix2yIVQI will never not see this now... 😂 https://t.co/0a00iFKYTo
Retweeted by Akil BelloCurrently watching Republicans, who impeached a twice-elected president for lying about a sexual affair, solemnly q… https://t.co/WQyKryEUI5
Retweeted by Akil Bello🚨 The U.S. House is voting today on a bill that would provide funding for HBCUs & MSIs and simplify the #FAFSA. 🚨… https://t.co/oMHCSbdp8k
Retweeted by Akil BelloMathematician Finds Easier Way to Solve Quadratic Equations https://t.co/rTJNietuz5Poor-Quality Materials Abound on Lesson-Sharing Websites, Report Says https://t.co/3wmllSYQ9A
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12/10
2019
@CharleneCac NoSTOP MAKING FICTIONAL FEMALE JOURNALISTS SLEEP WITH MEN FOR INFORMATION. WE DON'T DO THAT. NO CREDIBLE JOURNALIST D… https://t.co/o0FHDaB4Pv
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Retweeted by Akil BelloThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association made a clear statement about the stories it believes matter. https://t.co/4xLNFu9am0
Retweeted by Akil BelloJoin us on Wednesday at 3 PM for a Twitter Chat! We'll be talking about College Affordability in Higher Education a… https://t.co/SWRMHFcdX4
Retweeted by Akil BelloI'm good with no accuracy from FB and ads in general https://t.co/Hi8Y8iRvtd @akilbello This is disturbing. The test prep company with the largest search engine presence is using dishonest te… https://t.co/EeIsZorp8C
Retweeted by Akil Bello @nyankanoire this could be that hair challenge all in it's own https://t.co/ifCjovVDzk"Believe it or not, the biggest barrier to financial aid is the application itself. It is too hard to understand &… https://t.co/wQld36M9xU
Retweeted by Akil BelloHair discrimination in schools continues to unfairly impact black girls. 🙅🏾 Meet the students that are fighting f… https://t.co/CTDCKc1uK8
Retweeted by Akil BelloFour public #HBCUs in Maryland are suing the state for discriminating against them and steering students to predomi… https://t.co/T1BIFQbmiB
Retweeted by Akil Bello @nyankanoire Isn't there an underwear day on the subwayPerfect for Lara or Lawrence Croft https://t.co/dxgqZ55TNxShe gave back to the community on the ground, she enjoyed the lavish sides of Lagos, she supported local creatives,… https://t.co/RXTVGy9yp2
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12/9
2019

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