Explore the 25 most competitive schools with this interactive visualization!
Here at Test Innovators, we've had over 100,000 students use our platform as they prepared for the ISEE & SSAT. Using our information for 2018, we found the 25 most competitive schools in the US based on the number of students who reported their intention to apply.Read More
Over the past six years, Test Innovators has helped more than 100,000 students prepare for the SSAT and the ISEE, the admissions tests required for applications to the most competitive independent schools in the country. Every year we review our data from thousands of test-takers to find out the most popular schools students are applying to.
Our long-awaited 2018 results are here! Below are the top 25 most sought-after schools, based on the number of students who stated their intention to apply in 2018.Read More
If your child is applying to independent schools, an important factor in their admissions will be the interview. While each student will have a unique experience with the interview, you can still help them to prepare.
1. Research the SchoolRead More
Did you miss last week's webinars about the SSAT and ISEE essay sections? Don't worry—you can still check out the recordings.
Many admissions directors describe the test's essay section as one of the most important parts of the application, indicating a student's writing ability, interests, and personality with no external influences.Read More
While every student is different, the number one cause of test anxiety is not knowing what to expect. High-stakes exams like the ISEE, SSAT, SAT, and ACT are significantly different than in-school assessment tests that students regularly take, so the strategies for taking these tests are different too. This might even be the first high-stakes test your student will take, which can add to any anxiety they’re already feeling. The good news is that this is actually pretty easy to address!Read More
The ISEE and SSAT are a crucial part of the admissions process for many independent schools.
Test Innovators' education team recently ran webinars that answered our most frequently asked questions about these tests. If you missed the webinars, you're in luck!
Check out the recorded webinars to learn the details of each test, how test scores are used, and best practices for preparation. The webinars show sample test questions as well as strategies to tackle every section of the test.Read More