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
Simulating the official testing experience is a critical part of the preparation process. This helps students mitigate any testing anxiety because they know exactly what to expect, and it helps them practice managing their time on a rigorous exam.
For this reason, we have created online proctor videos so that students can have their own virtual proctor!Read More
We talked with Karen Hatch of Eastside Catholic School about what makes students excited about EC.
Location: Sammamish, Washington
Grades Served: 6 through 12
Student Body: Approximately 70 per grade in the middle school, 170 per grade in the high school.
What makes your school unique?Read More
You’ve done it! You’ve made it through 5 sections, 150 questions, one essay, and over 2 and a half hours of testing. You may be ready to go home and take a well-deserved nap (or run around after sitting for so long) but before you breathe a deep sigh of relief, there’s one final section.Read More