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The Reason ISEE Scores Truly Matter

When applying to Independent Schools, ISEE test scores truly matter and hold a lot of weight when being considered for admission. Admissions officers say that there is a cutoff score that they require for admission. In order to prepare your child for the Private School Admission Test, it is important to start test preparation early, and working with a private tutor ensures that your child will learn the test-taking strategies necessary for maximum score improvement. Do My SSAT and ISEE…

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Reviewing Your ISEE Score Report

Here are some helpful tips when reviewing your ISEE score report: Your child’s Individual Score Report will have two sections: Test Profile and Analysis. Test Profile: In this section you will find data on your child’s scores from all four of the sections on the ISEE test. You will see a Scaled Score ranging from 760-940. This score is scaled because there are several different versions of the test administered, so this score allows a…

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Families Can View ISEE Test Scores Before Sending Them to Schools

Families can view ISEE test scores before sending them to schools. In another change to the ISEE test, families are now given a chance to view their student’s test scores before sending them to a school. Students no longer have to designate a school to receive their scores when they register for the test. Schools will not be notified how many times a student takes the test. Instead, they will receive a full score report of…

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Students May Take the ISEE More Than Once

Students may take the ISEE more than once. According to ERBlearn.org, students taking the ISEE test may register “up to three times in a 12-month admission cycle” starting this August 2016. This is a major change because the ISEE test was previously a one-time only test. Students may now register in all three seasons of ISEE testing: August-November (Fall), December-March (Winter), or April-July (Spring/Summer). Because most deadlines for applications occur around December 1st, students will…

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Pingree’s Spring Open House

Middle school students and their parents are invited to Pingree’s Spring Open House on Tuesday, May 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Meet students, faculty and administrators; hear about our competitive math, science, and robotics teams; small classes; interdisciplinary curriculum; elective courses for all grades; championship athletic teams; expansive arts program; and financial aid opportunities. Tour the campus and see the new state-of-the-art athletics and arts facilities. RSVP to ddechristoforo@pingree.org or 978-468-4415 ext.262.

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Private School Admission Information Session

Private School Admission Information Session Boston Tutoring Services will be holding an info session to inform parents about the process of private school admission, including ISEE/SSAT tests and applying for financial aid/funding options. A representative from 123College will be present to answer any of your questions about college funding! Thursday, April 25, 2013 7:00pm until 8:30pm Clarke Middle School 17 Stedman Rd Lexington, MA 02421

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SAT Test Scores Are First Indicator Colleges Use for Admission

Private schools look at SAT scores as an objective assessment tool that eliminates students who do not test well. Some students get great grades in school, but this is not enough to get into the top private schools. As the following article states, SAT test prep with a private tutor is the best way to prepare your child for success. What is the purpose of a standardized test? If you’re planning to take a standardized…

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The ISEE test does not always present the materials that students have learned in school in a way in which they feel comfortable approaching. Just being a strong student is not enough to feel prepared for the limits of the testing environment, such as timing and pacing throughout the test. Only through practice and one-on-one tutoring that focuses on strengthening test-taking strategies can a student apply what they have learned in school and feel prepared…

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