Monthly Archives: March 2016

Upper Level SSAT Sample Questions: Analogies

Do you know your analogies? Try these SSAT sample questions to help you practice analogies for the Upper Level SSAT Verbal Section. What Are Analogies? Analogies compare two things usually on the basis of some similarity or difference. To answer analogy questions on the SSAT, try to find a relationship between the words. For each question, select the answer choice that

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SSAT Study Tips: My Six-Week Plan for SSAT Prep

If you’re preparing for the SSAT and have come to this blog looking for tips, you probably wouldn’t expect to find the word “fun” jumping out at you. Believe it or not, preparing for the SSAT can be as fun as you make it to be, and science has proven that people learn best when they’re having fun. The more entertaining and enjoyable

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SXSWedu Student Startup Competition: What’s Your Business Idea?

That’s the thought behind the Student Startup Competition powered by LaunchGen. This year’s competition — the second annual — concluded this past Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at the SXSWedu(R) Conference in Austin, Texas. In late 2015, high school students from Central Texas schools were invited to  apply and showcase their business ideas for the SXSWedu Student Startup Competition. This past week, the finalists got

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From Homeschool to Independent School

Note from the editor: Please welcome ThomasP! Thomas is a new student blogger who will be sharing his perspective on considering and applying to independent school, as well as tips for SSAT practice. Read more about Thomas on our Student Contributors page.   Since everyone’s situation will differ, there may be as many reasons for a student to seek out

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