ePrep provides online, video instruction by expert teachers to help students of all abilities reach their education goals. Using a well established “test-grade-review” methodology and a proprietary online, video-based delivery platform, ePrep makes connecting with an expert affordable and possibleanytime and from virtually anywhere in the world. The company currently offers SAT and PSAT test prep courses which feature nearly 1,500 detailed video explanations.
ePrep was established in the fall of 2005 by fellow Princeton University graduates, Karl Schellscheidt and Eric Barnes. For the past 16 years, Karl has been helping students from his community prepare for tests like the SAT, PSAT, ACT, SSAT, and LSAT. Karl’s class of 2007 was admitted to schools that include Brown, Bucknell, Colgate, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Georgetown, NYU, Princeton and UPENN. Don Betterton (former Director of Financial aid at Princeton for 30 years), Seamus Malin (former Admissions and Administrator at Harvard for 40 years), and Fred Hargadon (former Director of Admissions at Princeton, Stanford and Swathmore) serve on ePrep’s Advisory Board.
Karl is the President, the CEO, and a co-founder of ePrep, Inc. Based on 15+ years of teaching and private tutoring experience, he led the development of ePrep’s unique video-based platform that uses the internet to deliver expert video instruction to students around the world.
Karl graduated from Princeton University in 1990 with a BSE in Civil Engineering and from Seton Hall University in 1993 with a Masters Degree in Secondary Education.
After graduate school, Karl served as an Environmental Science Instructor for the Office of Continuing Education at Rutgers University. Karl also taught, coached, and served as a dorm parent at The Hun School of Princeton from 1994 to 1997. In 2000, Karl earned a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
He worked as a corporate lawyer for Dechert LLP until 2002. Karl is a member in good standing of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He lives in Rocky Hill, New Jersey, with his wife and three children.
David is ePrep’s Director of Software Development. Along with managing software development efforts, he enjoys the daily challenges associated with keeping ePrep on the cutting edge of web technology.
Prior to joining ePrep’s team, David served as Web Architect for the Strategic Account Management Association (SAMA).
David graduated from Princeton University in 2003 with an AB in Architecture, and currently lives in Chicago, Illinois.
Kathy is ePrep’s Director of Curriculum. She is responsible for coordinating the contributions of ePrep’s subject-matter experts in designing the company’s study programs.
Kathy graduated from Princeton University in 1993 with an AB from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy.
Following graduation, she worked as a business consultant for Andersen Consulting where she specialized in developing training curricula for large corporations. In 1995,
Kathy received a Rotary International Scholarship to the University College Cork, Ireland, where she completed a Masters degree in English. After three years in Cork, Kathy returned to Princeton University, where she worked at the Alumni Office designing educational travel and home-study programs for alumni. In 2001, she decided to return to the for-profit sector, working as a director of sales and marketing for Beacon Management Corporation, an investment manager.