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The SSAT– An Introduction

The SSAT–An Introduction SSAT stands for Secondary School Admissions Test, and it’s created by the Enrollment Management Association (EMA). The SSAT is used for admission to private schools and boarding schools. Your SSAT scores are extremely important for admission, but they are not the only factor. Grades, sports, and a family’s personal connections also factor heavily.

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The SAT– An Introduction

The SAT–An Introduction The SAT is created by the College Board and used for admission to college. Your SAT scores are important for admission, but they are not the only factor. A student’s grades, application essays, extracurricular activities and recommendations factor heavily. It is our understanding that an SAT score can get you into the

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The PSAT– An Introduction

The PSAT–An Introduction The PSAT/NMSQT stands for Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. It has two functions: to award National Merit Scholarships and to give students and their parents a hint of what’s coming on the actual SAT. The test is created by the College Board, which also makes the SAT, and the methodology and

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The ISEE – An Introduction

The ISEE–An Introduction ISEE stands for Independent School Entrance Exam, and it’s created by the Educational Records Bureau (ERB for short). The ISEE is used for admission to private schools and for some boarding schools. Your ISEE scores are extremely important for admission, but they are not the only factor. A student’s grades, sports and the

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The ACT – An Introduction

The ACT–An Introduction The ACT is used for admission to college. Your ACT scores are important for admission, but they are not the only factor. A student’s grades, extracurricular activities and recommendations factor heavily. It is our understanding that an ACT score can get you into the conversation for admission, but it cannot alone guarantee

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