Monthly Archives: May 2016

Ten Tips for Making the Most Out of Your Time at Independent High School

You made it! You’ve taken the SSAT, submitted your application and received your admission letter (congrats by the way). Now it’s time to take the next step to high school, are you ready? Here is my top ten pieces of advice for anyone on to bigger and better things, a.k.a. high school. Step out of the comfort zone! – Maybe

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Upper Level SSAT SAMPLE QUESTIONS: Synonyms

How well do you know/comprehend/perceive your synonyms? Below are a few SSAT sample questions to help you practice synonym questions for the Upper Level SSAT Verbal Section. What Are Synonyms? Synonyms are two distinct words that share the same or very similar meanings. To answer synonym questions on the SSAT, you must identify a given word’s synonym from a list

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Ditching Coed? No Need to Worry!

The decision to attend an Independent high school was, for the most part, pretty easy for me. Ramsey New Jersey’s Don Bosco Prep offered new academic rigors, nationally recognized athletic programs, a rich history of tradition, and many other positive qualities not applicable to my local public high school. It seemed like a no-brainer, I mean, what was there not

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