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How do large language models power Mento?

Large Language Models (LLMs) are a type of artificial intelligence that can process and generate human language. A LLM is trained on massive amounts of text data, which it uses to learn the patterns and structures of language. The more data it is trained on, the better it becomes at understanding and generating language. Once… Continue reading How do large language models power Mento?

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We’re thrilled to share a significant milestone in our journey – securing $1.5M in seed funding.

From our inception during the Covid era, we envisioned a future where learning is equitable, tailored, engaging, and student-owned. This vision was propelled by an intricate blend of AI, cutting-edge digital technology, and the invaluable expertise of educators. Three years and tens of thousands of students later, our conviction only deepens. Today, with immense pride,… Continue reading We’re thrilled to share a significant milestone in our journey – securing $1.5M in seed funding.

College applications: are you ready?

Take Our College Preparation Survey & Join Our Beta! The overall college enrollment rate for 18- to 24-year-olds was 40% in 2020.    Of course this changes for the top ivy-league schools, which are more selective and have very low numbers for 2022 acceptance rates, including Brown, Harvard, Tufts, and Barnard. Fortunately, not every student… Continue reading College applications: are you ready?

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Why students need a “nudge”

Why a “nudge”? (That sounds kinda negative) A behavioral nudge is a well-known theory in behavioral economics that helps people make better choices when they would otherwise continue routine behaviors. Simply put, sometimes people need to be nudged to complete a task, plan, or change their default behavior. For example: Where am I on my… Continue reading Why students need a “nudge”

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You vs. you

To achieve excellence and reach your potential, you need to keep getting better than yourself every moment Ways to make small progress everyday

Partnership with Vidyamandir Classes

Innotrail, a US based EdTech startup, has announced a partnership with Vidyamandir Classes(VMC), one of India’s largest and most respected college prep educational institution. Innotrail and VMC will help students achieve improved learning outcomes and reach their career goals. This partnership will bring together Innotrail’s innovative AI platform MentoMind and VMC’s proven pedagogy and curated… Continue reading Partnership with Vidyamandir Classes

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Make small progress

Focus on completing your today’s goals Most people think hard work is the key to accomplishing huge goals, but APJ Abdul Kalam would disagree. When Kalam, India’s top scientist, ex-president and a beloved role model, used to consider the reason for his success, he credited one word: consistency. Early on in his career, Kalam started… Continue reading Make small progress

Reversing the formula for success

Be happy first to become successful Happiness begins in the present. With practice, we can shift our mindsets and behaviors, and that of others. If we can harness this positivity, success will feel closer and you will achieve excellence. What you need to do:

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Self-Efficacy and Self-Regulation

Success is about you vs. you Self-efficacy for self-regulated learning refers to the beliefs individuals hold in their capabilities to think and behave in ways that are systematically oriented toward or associated with their learning goals. Students with a robust sense of efficacy in their self-regulatory capabilities believe they can manage their time effectively, organize… Continue reading Self-Efficacy and Self-Regulation

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Making a study plan

Doing well on an exam involves preparation, which means developing a schedule so that you can study material over time rather than the night before an exam. Make a study plan! Your study schedule should not just be about studying! Build in time to take a break, eat, sleep, socialize, and work on other course materials. Giving… Continue reading Making a study plan