SSAT test prep

SSAT Test Dates Have Been Released for 2018-2019

The SSAT test dates have been released for the 2018-2019 school year. 2018-2019 SSAT Test Schedule: October 13, 2018 November 10, 2018 December 8, 2018 January 5, 2019 February 2, 2019 March 2, 2019 April 27, 2019 June 8, 2019 Remember, it can be beneficial for your child to take the test multiple times. Read below about SSAT testing and scoring strategies: Will the school I’m in automatically receive my test scores? No. All score recipients,…

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What You Need to Know About the SSAT Test

What level of the SSAT test will my student need to take? Your student’s test level is automatically selected according to the grade you select at registration. Students listed in 3rd grade will take the 3rd grade Elementary level test. Students listed in 4th grade will take the 4th grade Elementary level test. Students listed in 5th, 6th, or 7th grade will take the Middle level test. Students listed in 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th…

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The Importance of Learning and Studying Vocabulary

Learning and studying vocabulary is the main way to increase your verbal score on standardized tests, such as the ISEE and SSAT. It can be difficult to fit studying of vocabulary into your busy schedule, but without making it a priority, you will not be able to perform well on the synonyms and analogies portions of the SSAT exam or the synonyms and sentence completions portions of the ISEE exam.  What is most important to…

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2017 Edition of ISEE/SSAT Preparation Book Released!

We are excited to announce that we are releasing our 2017 Edition Preparation Book for the ISEE and SSAT tests, as well as the Boston Latin Exam. Mastering the ISEE and SSAT 2017 Edition will be sent to each student! We have thoroughly researched all of the current test preparation strategies for the ISEE and SSAT tests and developed proprietary materials that enhance the current approaches and make them more effective for instruction. We have…

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Vocab Apps for Standardized Tests

Are you preparing to take a standardized test like the SAT, ACT, or GRE? If the answer is yes, you need to build up your vocabulary, fast. Here are six different vocab apps for standardized tests that can help! Knowji Vocab by Knowji, Inc: If you have trouble remembering what you’ve learned, then this is the app for you! Knowji Vocab teaches you 1600 words specifically chosen for the SAT®, GRE®, ACT®, and ASVAB exams,…

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SSAT Test Dates 2016

Are you looking to schedule your child for the SSAT this fall? For your convenience, here are the SSAT test dates for the 2016-2017 school year.  To register for a test date, please use the link below. SSAT Registration SSAT Test Dates 2016-2017 October 1st, 2016 November 12th, 2016 December 10th, 2016 January 7th, 2017 February 11th, 2017 March 4th, 2017 April 22nd, 2017 June 10th, 2017

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Planning Your SSAT Registration

Although the 2016-2017 SSAT test dates have not yet been released, it’s never too early to start planning your SSAT registration. The testing year begins on August 1st and ends July 31st the following year. Registering early prevents you from having to pay late fees while also giving you first pick at test centers. As the year goes on, test centers fill up and you may not get your first choice. Registering early takes away…

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Studying Vocabulary Will Increase your Verbal Score

Introduction Boston Tutoring Services has developed proprietary materials for tutors to use in ISEE and SSAT test preparation. In our training manual, we include a comprehensive vocabulary chapter. Learning and studying vocabulary will increase your verbal score. It can be difficult to fit studying of vocabulary into your busy schedule, but without making it a priority, you will not be able to perform well on the synonyms and analogies portions of the SSAT exam or…

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