The SSAT is a multiple choice test; to answer such questions correctly, you will need a clear strategy that can be adapted to each section. When faced with a multiple choice question, we recommend the following strategies.
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Since vocabulary is one of the main areas tested on the ISEE and SSAT tests, you will need to learn as many new words as possible before taking the test. While vocabulary questions primarily appear on the verbal section of the test, there are also vocabulary questions on the reading section.
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Taking the ISEE or SSAT test is only one step in preparing to apply to private high schools. Making a list of schools to apply to can be nearly as daunting as taking a test. Here are three important questions to ask yourself as you get started.
#1 What is the school’s academic track record?Read More
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One of the most common mistakes that students make on the SSAT and ISEE is not reading the directions and questions carefully. While the sentence instructions may seem self-explanatory, they actually provide important information about how to approach the questions in that section. At the beginning of every section of the SSAT or ISEE, make sure that you read the section instructions carefully; nothing hurts more than missing a question because you haven’t read the instructions!Read More
Test Innovators believes in the power of educational innovation to shape the future of our society. Our Educational Innovator series highlights a program, school, or individual that is contributing to the advancement of education in a unique way, whether through groundbreaking curriculum, technological innovation, or other revolutionary projects.
This week we spoke with Dianne Domenech-Burgos, director of the (MS)² program at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA.Read More