Monthly Archives: February 2016

Ask the Admissions Director: Why Consider Independent Schools?

With so many options in K-12 education today, why should families and students consider independent schools and private schools for their primary and secondary school education? At a recent meeting of 100s of admissions directors from the country’s best independent schools and private schools, SchoolUp asked that very question. “Why should families consider independent schools?” Watch what the admissions directors had to

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Upper Level SSAT Sample Question: Quantitative Word Problem

Here’s a SSAT sample question to help you practice the type of word problem you may find on the quantitative section of the Upper Level SSAT. What Are Word Problems? Some quantitative questions on the SSAT are structured as word problems. A word problem may not offer the mathematical operation(s) needed to find the answer. In these problems, you have to carefully consider how the question

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