Online ISEE Prep Guide Now Available

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • September 27, 2019

Our ISEE Prep Guide is now available in both online and print format. Use the Prep Guide along with our web-based practice platform, and you'll be well on your way to test success!

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What to Do 24 Hours Before the Test

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • September 10, 2019

You’ve practiced, studied, watched videos, and practiced some more. The test is in 24 hours and you’re prepared. But now what are you supposed to do?

For starters, take a second to breathe and congratulate yourself on all the hard work that you’ve put in preparing for this test. You’ve worked hard and there’s no reason to cram in a few hundred vocab words.

Here’s what you can do though:

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2019-2020 ISEE Test Dates

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • August 29, 2019

The 2019-2020 ISEE Test Dates have been officially released! Head to our ISEE Test Dates Page in order to find the test dates for your region!

Remember that you can only register for one ISEE test in each testing session. The fall testing season runs August - November, Winter runs December - March, and Spring/Summer runs April - July. Check your application deadlines to make sure you test in time!

To find the test dates for your region, click here: ISEE Test Dates

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Lev Testimonial

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • August 26, 2019

Meet Lev

Lev’s daughter Lily recently took the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT). According to Lev, Lily was very driven and motivated. Although she’s only 14 years old, she has a pretty good understanding of what she wants to do and where she wants to go. This conviction led them to apply for admissions at a local private school. We sat down with Lev to learn more about their test preparation process.

The Challenge

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ISEE Prep Guide

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • August 14, 2019
ISEE Prep Guide

Due to popular demand by test-taking families, we have created an ISEE Prep Guide as a companion to our Test Innovators platform. Use the Prep Guide along with our full-length practice tests and diagnostics, and you'll be well on your way to test success!

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Meet the 2018-2019 Independent School Tuition Scholarship Winners!

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • August 6, 2019

Test Innovators Scholarship Program

Test Innovators is committed to helping all students gain access to quality education and opportunities. In accordance with this commitment, we developed the Test Innovators Scholarship Program.

We awarded scholarships to 13 students during the 2018-2019 year. Seven Independent School Tuition Scholarships will help fund student tuition to a great school, and six Test Prep Scholarships will help students prepare for the ISEE and SSAT.

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Four Tips for Relieving Testing Anxiety

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • August 5, 2019

The team here at Test Innovators knows a thing or two about the anxiety surrounding testing. There are many different methods to relieving testing anxiety but we chose our top four favorites.

#1- Learn how to study efficiently

By efficiently preparing for the test ahead of time you can help relieve stress related to taking the test because you’ll feel more prepared overall. You will also feel more comfortable with how the test is taken as well as the material on the test.

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Building an SSAT or ISEE Preparation Plan

  • Posted By: Kimi Rosadini
  • May 6, 2019

Making a plan for ISEE or SSAT test preparation but not sure where to start? This article will take you through some basic information about the tests, what to consider when planning your test prep, and how the Test Innovators platform will give you the most actionable diagnostics and results when you’re starting out.


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How to prepare for the SSAT or ISEE with just one week

  • Posted By: Erin Lynch
  • December 27, 2018

If you’re trying to get ready for the ISEE or SSAT in a week or less, keep your study plan as simple as possible. You are not going to be able to learn hundreds of vocabulary words or new math concepts in a few days, so it’s best to focus on general strategies and techniques.

Here are some tips for last-minute test preparation:

1. Take a full-length practice test—or two!

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Scott Duddy: How to Decide Which School to Attend Next Year

  • Posted By: Geoff Dennis
  • December 19, 2018
Dexter Southfield School

Scott Duddy is the Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management at Dexter Southfield School in Brookline, Massachusetts, and brings with him 14 years of professional experience in the world of independent schools. He has served as a secondary school counselor at The Fessenden School and as Director of Financial Aid at Westminster School.

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