Test Innovators Blog

Tips from an SSAT & ISEE Expert

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • December 9, 2019

Noodle Pros, a cohort of experienced professional educators, is a Test Innovators partner based in New York City. Drawing on their collective expertise, they provide online and in-person high-stakes test prep and academic tutoring to students in fourteen states and three countries.

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The Most Competitive Schools That Require the ISEE - 2019

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • December 6, 2019

Over the past seven years, Test Innovators has helped more than 100,000 students prepare for the SSAT and the ISEE—the admissions tests required by the most competitive independent schools in the country. Every year we review our data from thousands of test-takers to determine the most popular schools.

Below are the 5 most sought-after schools that require the ISEE, based on the number of students who stated their intention to apply in 2019.

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The Most Competitive Schools That Require the SSAT - 2019

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • December 6, 2019

Over the past seven years, Test Innovators has helped more than 100,000 students prepare for the SSAT and the ISEE—the admissions tests required by the most competitive independent schools in the country. Every year we review our data from thousands of test-takers to determine the most popular schools.

Below are the 5 most sought-after schools that require the SSAT, based on the number of students who stated their intention to apply in 2019.

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How YOU Can Reduce Test Anxiety

  • Posted By: Brenna
  • December 4, 2019
It's perfectly normal to feel a little anxious about an upcoming test, especially when it's an important test like the ISEE, SSAT, ACT, or SAT. Whether you're experiencing a lot of test anxiety or a little, there are a few easy ways to help reduce anxiety before a test.

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Test Anxiety 101

  • Posted By: Brenna
  • December 4, 2019
It’s test day. Your exam sits in front of you on the desk as the teacher speaks to a silent room. You have freshly sharpened #2 pencils at the ready, and you've brought a bottle of water and a healthy snack for the breaks. You went to bed early, ate an energy-packed breakfast, and arrived early. You studied, and practiced, and conquered. You are ready. You are prepared. The proctor pauses for a moment, then says the final words, "You may begin." In this moment, what are you feeling? Thinking? Doing? Are you worried about failing or what your parents will think if you do? Read More

How to Help Your Child with Test Anxiety

  • Posted By: Brenna
  • December 4, 2019
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Trial User Student Growth

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • December 4, 2019

A Note from Test Innovators’ CEO, Edan Shahar

To date, students have answered over 20 million questions on the Test Innovators platform. Now, we are diving into this data to understand how students learn and to help them achieve their academic and test-taking goals.

Our new Data Science team will be providing actionable analysis and creating cutting-edge features and tools to help our students, our schools, and our tutoring partners better understand the learning process.

We’re thrilled for what’s coming down the pipe… stay tuned.

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4 Ways that Test Prep Reduces Test Anxiety

  • Posted By: Brenna
  • November 27, 2019

Test preparation is known to increase performance on high-stakes tests, but how does it help with test anxiety? Research has shown that exposure, habit formation, skills development, and online preparation are all effective methods to reduce test anxiety, and each method is linked to test preparation.

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ISEE Student Growth Percentiles

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • November 26, 2019

A Note from Test Innovators’ CEO, Edan Shahar

To date, students have answered over 20 million questions on the Test Innovators platform. Now, we are diving into this data to understand how students learn and to help them achieve their academic and test-taking goals.

Our new Data Science team will be providing actionable analysis and creating cutting-edge features and tools to help our students, our schools, and our tutoring partners better understand the learning process.

We’re thrilled for what’s coming down the pipe… stay tuned.

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SSAT Student Growth Percentiles

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • November 26, 2019

A Note from Test Innovators’ CEO, Edan Shahar

To date, students have answered over 20 million questions on the Test Innovators platform. Now, we are diving into this data to understand how students learn and to help them achieve their academic and test-taking goals.

Our new Data Science team will be providing actionable analysis and creating cutting-edge features and tools to help our students, our schools, and our tutoring partners better understand the learning process.

We’re thrilled for what’s coming down the pipe… stay tuned.

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