Monthly Archives: June 2016

Independent School Advice: School Visits

Your parents have spent months looking at boarding school websites. Dozens of them. The photo galleries look amazing. The academics include courses you could only dream about taking in your current school. The athletic departments look like something you’d expect to see at college. The extracurricular activities which most schools offer are beyond extensive. That part of going to boarding

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UPPER LEVEL SSAT SAMPLE QUESTION: POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE NUMBERS

Here’s a SSAT sample question to help you practice the type of Positive and Negative Numbers problem you may find on the quantitative section of the Upper Level SSAT. What Are Positive and Negative Numbers? The whole numbers (0, 1, 2, 3…), together with their opposites (0, -1, -2, -3…), are called integers. The counting numbers (1, 2, 3…) are positive

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UPPER LEVEL SSAT SAMPLE QUESTION:Humanities Reading Comprehension

Here are two SSAT sample questions to help you practice the type of reading comprehension problem you may find on the reading section of the Upper Level SSAT. How are the Reading Comprehension Questions Presented? The SSAT presents each passage (or poem) with a corresponding group of three to six questions. The directions instruct you to read each passage and

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