ISEE TEST PREP

ISEE Registration and Scoring

ISEE Registration and Scoring It is important to know what will be on the ISEE test and how it is scored before you take it. There are three levels of the ISEE, so the first thing to do is register and prepare for the appropriate level. The Lower Level test is for students in 5th and 6th grade, the Middle Level is for 7th and 8th grade, and the Upper Level is for 9th grade…

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Boston Exam Schools FAQ

Boston Exam Schools FAQ: Deciding where to send you child to school is not a decision to be taken lightly. There are several factors that must be considered in order to send your child to the school that’s best for them. There are often important questions that come up along the way, so the Boston Exam Schools created a frequently asked questions document to assist you. If you have questions like “Is there a wait…

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ISEE Test Day Checklist

It is important to feel prepared on test day in order to succeed. Here is an ISEE Test Day Checklist from BostonPublicSchools.org to help you get organized and ready to take the test: ISEE Test Day Checklist In order for students to test on November 5th, your child must bring the following materials to the test center: 1. ISEE Test Admission Ticket 2. Student Identification 3. Residency Verification Receipt (not applicable to current Boston Public Schools…

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Applying to the Boston Exam Schools

Here is some information about applying to the Boston Exam Schools: In order to apply to these schools, you must have test scores from the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE), Boston residency, and student grade information. It is important to note when test dates are to ensure your child is prepared for the test. The first ISEE test date for this year is November 5th. If your child is in grades 6, 8, or 9,…

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Improving SSAT and ISEE Verbal Test Scores

Many students struggle to receive a high score on the verbal section of their test. One of the most important things to do to improve verbal scores is to work on vocabulary as often as possible. Students may want to cram in vocabulary cards last minute, but there should be a slow process of growth in order to develop the vocabulary acquisition skills they need to receive a high test score on these tests. On…

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Boston Latin Exam Prep Is Crucial to Acceptance

The Boston Public School system has three exam schools: Boston Latin School, Boston Latin Academy, and the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science. All of these schools take new students entering 7th and 9th grade, while O’Bryant School also accepts new 10th graders. Admission to the Boston exam schools is extremely competitive. The students’ scores on this exam will be the determining factor for admission. Grades are important, but without a very high…

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Boston Tutoring Services Update on Test Prep Materials

Boston Tutoring Services uses two sets of materials for our SSAT test preparation. Our tutors are trained in the Princeton Review book as well as the official materials put out by SSAT.Org. Recently, both of these sets of materials have put out new editions for 2014. All of our tutors are informed about these changes so that we are using the most up-to-date materials and strategies. In the 2014 edition of the Princeton Review book,…

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Private School Admission Information Session

Boston Tutoring Services specializes in the Private School Admission Tests We are holding a Private School Admission Information Session for parents to learn about: The Private School Application Process What Are Schools Looking For in Candidates? Testing (ISEE/SSAT) Admission Essays Interviews & Campus Visits Financing options Experts in Private School Admission and Financial Aid will be present to address all of your questions. Attend & Receive a Coupon for $50 off any Tutoring Service at Boston Tutoring Services! Boston…

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