Test Innovators Blog

Meet Scholarship Winner Ayesha

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • October 29, 2019

Meet Ayesha

Ayesha’s favorite subject in school is science. This past year as part of the science fair, she conducted an experiment on rooftop garden planter boxes. Her experiment aimed to uncover how sod affected the temperature of a planter box. She discovered that a planter box with sod had a lower temperature than a planter box without sod. As part of the science fair, Ayesha gave a presentation explaining her experiment and created a website with information about her experiment. Ayesha’s experience at the science fair further ignited her passion for science.

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ACT or SAT?

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • October 24, 2019

What are the differences between the ACT and SAT? Use the information below to learn more about each test and the differences between the two.

Is the ACT or SAT best for you?

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The Most Competitive Schools of 2019

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • October 22, 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.

Our long-awaited 2019 results are here! Below are the 50 most sought-after schools, based on the number of students who stated their intention to apply in 2019.

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SSAT Prep Guide

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • October 18, 2019

Our SSAT 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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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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Jen Testimonial

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • September 19, 2019

Meet Jen and Henry: the Challenge

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Meet Scholarship Winner Mariah M.

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • September 17, 2019

Meet Mariah

Mariah is one of the six highly accomplished students who earned a Test Innovators 2018-2019 Independent School Tuition Scholarship. Here's a little bit about her:

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10 Reasons the Outdoors is Important for Your Child

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • September 12, 2019

We all know that spending time outdoors is important for children, but the team here at Test Innovators has dug into why it's so important. The benefits range from improving sensory skills to supporting creativity.


#1 Vitamin D

Vitamin D activates the genes that regulate our immune systems and release different neurotransmitters such as dopamine and serotonin which both affect brain function and development.

#2 Exercise

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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 ACT Test Dates

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • September 3, 2019
ACT

The 2019-2020 ACT Test Dates are officially here!

 

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