Understanding the SSAT

Private schools can offer your student smaller classes, individualized support, and access to a wide range of courses. To ensure your student is placed appropriately, they may need to take an entrance exam as part of the admissions process.…
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How to Navigate AP Classes

Performing well in advanced placement (AP) classes can strengthen your college application. Knowing how many classes to take, when to start taking them, and which classes to choose can help you create an academic roadmap for your high school…
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Upcoming AP Exam Dates for 2024

Passing an AP exam is an excellent way for students to showcase their academic accomplishments and ability to handle rigorous coursework. It speaks to a student’s ability to thrive in advanced educational settings and can be another way for…
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Exploring the Sections on the ACT®

The ACT tests a student’s ability to apply their existing knowledge to familiar and unfamiliar concepts to gauge a student’s college readiness. It covers four main sections: English Math Reading Science This exam also offers…
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When Can Your Student Take the SAT in 2024?

Most college-bound high school students take a standardized test like the SAT® at some point in their academic careers. Their performance on these tests provides insight into a college applicant’s current academic level and potential performance…
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How Can My Child Prepare for the ISEE?

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The Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) is a tool many private schools use to assess potential students. This exam measures a student’s current knowledge, how quickly they can adapt to unfamiliar material, and their problem-solving…
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Do You Need SAT Tutoring?

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With the SAT’s new digital format comes an extra step in the SAT prep process. In addition to becoming familiar with the content, students will also need to adjust to the Bluebook application. While this app allows students to take full-length…
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Is It Too Late to Take the SAT in Senior Year?

Preparing for and taking the SAT can be a stressful time in a student’s life. To minimize stress, students are often encouraged to finalize their test scores during junior year of high school. However, we understand finalizing these scores…
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Digital ACT Pilot Program Launches December 2023

The ACT® recently announced a limited digital ACT pilot program. This pilot is expected to occur in December 2023 and continue throughout 2024. What’s Staying the Same? The Digital ACT pilot is the same test as the pencil-and-paper ACT.…