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No matter what test you’re preparing for, the first step in any successful prep program is understanding the rules of the game. Or, as a wise man once said, “Know your enemy.”

Fortunately, we’ve been doing this for a while now, so we know a few things—almost 40 years’ worth of things, in fact. So if you have questions about the test, from scoring to accommodations to fundamental strategies, you can find the answers here. And if you don’t see the information you’re looking for, let us know at [email protected] and we’ll fill in the gap just as soon as we can.

ISEE

Balancing Content and Strategy in Your SSAT/ISEE Prep

One of the most important things you can do in standardized test prep is learn the key strategies. Knowing all the material that can show up isn’t enough to get a perfect score; skills like pacing yourself optimally and using the multiple-choice format to your advantage are also essential. Read on for more.
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Admissions

SSAT/ISEE Prep and the Admissions Process: A 2021-2022 Overview

For many families, the independent, private, and boarding school admissions process can be intimidating—and that’s probably an understatement. Not only does each individual school have its own set of admissions policies and procedures, but many also include a requirement to submit either ISEE or SSAT scores. We're here to give you an introduction to these tests and the prep process.
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ISEE

Constructing Your Ideal 2021-2022 ISEE Testing Schedule

There’s nothing quite like the ISEE testing calendar, and honestly, that’s probably for the best. Until fairly recently, students could only take the ISEE once per school year, but fortunately, this is no longer the case! Read on for tips about optimizing your ISEE testing schedule.
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Admissions

10 Facts About the ISEE

Want to learn more about the ISEE? Here are 10 quick facts about the high-stakes admissions test that will help you better understand it.
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ISEE

ISEE: An Overview of the Reading Section

The ISEE (Independent School Entrance Examination) is used for admissions to private and independent elementary and secondary schools throughout the United States. The ISEE includes five sections: Verbal, Quantitative Reasoning, Reading, Mathematics Achievement, and an Essay. This post will take …

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ISEE

ISEE: An Overview of the Verbal Section

The ISEE (Independent School Entrance Examination) is used for admissions to private and independent elementary and secondary schools throughout the United States. The ISEE includes five sections: Verbal, Quantitative Reasoning, Reading, Mathematics Achievement, and an Essay. This post will take …

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