Knowledge is the best weapon


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.


Understanding Your SSAT Score Report

So, you took the SSAT test and have been waiting patiently for that all-important SSAT score report. You finally got it and now have a list of numbers, but what do they all mean? We’re here to help you understand …

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GMAT Math—An Overview

Many students who’ve decided to take the GMAT for business school break out into a cold sweat when faced with the prospect of studying math for the Quantitative section of the GMAT. Let’s face it—you may not have taken a …

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Best Third-Party SSAT Prep Materials

We know that there are a lot of options out there for SSAT prep materials and that the choices can sometimes seem overwhelming. That’s why we periodically review the best prep material options to make it easier for you to …

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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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