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How is the ISEE essay graded?

  • Posted By: Nora Martin
  • February 3, 2014
Many of my students ask me how the ISEE essay is graded. I answer: It is not “graded” but rather sent to the schools to which you apply.

So, who reads your essay? People who work in admissions at your schools of choice.

The 30-minute timed ISEE essay is their opportunity to see how you write without any assistance or adult editors.

What do they look for?

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ISEE Reading Comprehension

  • Posted By: Nora Martin
  • January 3, 2014
For many students, the ISEE’s Reading Comprehension section is daunting.

Students have about five minutes to read each of a handful of passages and answer their adjoining questions.

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SSAT doodle

  • Posted By: Edan Shahar
  • October 16, 2012