Test Innovators Blog

Testing effect (and why practice testing is key)

  • Posted By: Hannah Grandine
  • July 11, 2017

Testing effect is the psychological finding that trying to solve a problem in a test-facing environment will make a person more likely to remember it than simply reading about the material.

This type of studying is called retrieval practice, and there are three qualifications for this technique to work:

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How to get rejected from private school

  • Posted By: Hannah Grandine
  • June 20, 2017

Even with the most talented and dedicated students, there are still plenty of ways to get rejected from your dream school. Here are some of the reasons that we see students getting rejected.

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How to Prep for Higher SSAT Scores

  • Posted By: Hannah Grandine
  • June 13, 2017

The SSAT is a very competitive test, and having a preparation plan is key to achieving the best scores that you are capable of. Here's our favorite strategy:

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ISEE Time Management Strategy for Higher Scores

  • Posted By: Hannah Grandine
  • June 13, 2017

On a fast-paced timed test like the ISEE, you need to be able to effectively manage your time in order to score as many points as possible. Since every question on the test is worth the same amount of points, here's our advice for maximizing your score:

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Why Test-Taking is like Basketball

  • Posted By: Hannah Grandine
  • May 17, 2017

The ability to be successful at taking tests will serve you throughout your life: from the SAT and ACT, to the LSAT or the GRE, success and upward mobility in life often comes down to the ability to perform well on tests.

At Test Innovators, our vision is based on one core belief: test-taking is a skill that can be learned.

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When to start preparing for the SSAT

  • Posted By: Hannah Grandine
  • April 25, 2017

It’s a critical question: when should I start preparing for the SSAT?

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When to start preparing for the ISEE?

  • Posted By: Hannah Grandine
  • April 25, 2017

It’s a key question: when to start preparation for the ISEE?

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How Normative Testing Works (& Why You Should Prepare)

  • Posted By: Hannah Grandine
  • March 17, 2017

All about ISEE Scores

  • Posted By: Geoff Dennis
  • January 26, 2017

After families take the ISEE test, we often receive questions from confused test-takers and parents. Here are the answers to some of the most common questions we’re asked about ISEE score reports.

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