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Piyush Mangukiya
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Piyush is the Managing Partner at 99MediaLab and also the founder of a socially responsible educational mobile app development company, EducareLab. EducareLab develops educational mobile apps for K-12 and college students for various subjects and test prep courses including SAT, GRE, GMAT, MCAT and AP Tests.

99MediaLab is a creative marketing agency helping small businesses with digital marketing including SEO,creative web design, mobile app design and development, and social media strategy development.

Piyush regularly writes about education, college admissions, effectively using technology in education, and social entrepreneurship at

Before founding EduCare, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University within three years with a magna cum laude honor in May 2010. He is also a StartingBloc Fellow.

You can also follow him on twitter @AcerPiyush and connect on facebook

Entries by Piyush Mangukiya

Use the Power of Rich Snippets to Boost Your Google Ranking

(2) Comments | Posted September 4, 2013 | 4:47 PM

How Snippets Can Make Your Listing Jump Out of the Page!

Your potential customers are most likely to click on search results that have pictures than those that don't. Apart from pictures, star ratings and videos also play a significant role in the amount of clicks that a search engine...

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Minds Foundation: Developing a Sustainable Solution to Mental Health Problems in India

(0) Comments | Posted June 6, 2012 | 12:59 PM

While growing up in India I had seen firsthand the stigma associated with mental illness which is also the greatest obstacle facing the mental health community. In India, this stigma is pervasive, from being blatantly apparent in governmental institutions, to reaching families and local communities. It doesn't just lead to...

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How Mobile Apps Are Changing Classrooms and Education

(3) Comments | Posted February 3, 2012 | 11:16 AM

Many of us grew up thinking we knew what it meant to "go to school." In the past, just about every student would pile up their books, head to the local school bus stop, and wait to be brought to what those in the 20th century would call a "building."

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One World Youth Project -- Builds Global Citizenship Among Youth Worldwide

(6) Comments | Posted October 20, 2011 | 5:17 PM

When thinking about the state of education, one needs to know that only 11% of young Americans in the U.S. use the Internet to keep up with current events around the world, and over 80% of educated youth cannot find Afghanistan, Iraq or Iran on a map, to realize that...

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KNO Clothing -- Eradicating Homelessness One Cloth at a Time

(1) Comments | Posted September 1, 2011 | 11:53 AM

What if for-profit companies had values similar to nonprofits? Shouldn't all businesses be socially responsible and use their power of business to solve a social problem rather than be a money making machine? Recently, I came across KNO Clothing, an online clothing retailer which is trying to solve...

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India 2.0: Bracing To Be Corruption Free

(11) Comments | Posted August 23, 2011 | 5:34 PM

While I am writing this it's Day 7 of the fast and peaceful protest led by Anan Hazare, an Indian social activist fighting to have an anti-corruption bill called Jan Lokpal in the Indian parliament. Unlike other recent movements in other countries, this movement is led by a...

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Nourish International: Sustainable Approach to Solving Poverty Through College Students

(0) Comments | Posted August 23, 2011 | 2:50 PM

As the sun rises higher over Bello Horizonte, a rural Peruvian village surrounded by the foothills of the Andes mountains, 19-year-old Kyle Forrester digs his shovel deep into the ground for what feels like the millionth time. A fellow project member reminds him,

By digging these trenches, we are literally...

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Plain Ink: Fueling a Better Story in Afghanistan Through Comics

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2011 | 2:34 PM

There was a Afghanistan policy that was widely talked and discussed about in early 2009 and it was to "to advance security, opportunity and justice-- not just in Kabul, but from the bottom up in the provinces-- we need agricultural specialists and educators, engineers and lawyers. That's how we can...

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10 Tips to Deal With Test Anxiety

(1) Comments | Posted May 10, 2011 | 3:18 PM

It's that time of the year when most of the students are having their final exams while some are soon taking standardized tests like the SAT and GRE. Many times students know the content on the test but are nervous due to test anxiety which finally affects their score. Test...

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Mentoring for Millenials -- First-ever National College Mentoring Program Changes Lives

(2) Comments | Posted April 18, 2011 | 4:54 PM

When Etienne Bowie was growing up, he didn't have a role model who could help him prepare for college or explore his career aspirations; in fact, "most of the role models I had growing up were gangsters," he says. Etienne had big dreams of a different life -- one in...

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Social Entrepreneurship -- It's Time for Us to Embrace it

(5) Comments | Posted March 25, 2011 | 1:06 PM

With the current economic hardships in this country, local communities are flooded with problems such as poverty, homelessness, pollution, lack of a quality education for the youth, and other disparities. Due to the lack of funding, governments are forced to shut down social programs that are aimed as...

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The School Bullying Checklist: 7 Signs Your Child May Be A Victim

(227) Comments | Posted March 8, 2011 | 9:12 PM

7 Signs That Your Child May Be A Victim Of Bullying At School

School bullying continues to be on the rise and is happening at earlier ages. In a recent survey, at least seven out of 10 students claim that they have been bullied at least once at school, according...

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