## Five Effective Study Tips to Practice in The New Year

As schools around the country begin to open their doors for the first time in the new year, students are offered the opportunity to improve. Whether your new year’s resolution list includes practicing free throws, being nicer to a brother or audition for the school play, improving in the classroom should be at the top of the list. Even if

## Challenges Equal Opportunities: My Next Semester Abroad in Santiago Chile

As an independent school grad, I understand the necessity of stepping out of the comfort zone. While it may not always be easy, exposing oneself to challenges and new opportunities is part of what makes life worth living. While pursing independent schooling may seem daunting at first, for many it proves to be a more than worthwhile endeavor in the

## MIDDLE LEVEL SSAT SAMPLE QUESTIONS: Percentage Problem

Here’s a SSAT sample question to help you practice the type of percent problem you may find on the quantitative section of the Middle Level SSAT. What are Percentages? Percent (%) means hundredths or number out of 100, so that 40/100 = 40 percent, and 3 is 75 percent of 4 (because 3/4 = 75/100 = 75 percent). SSAT Sample

## UPPER LEVEL SSAT SAMPLE QUESTION: Percent Problems

Here’s a SSAT sample question to help you practice the type of percent problem you may find on the quantitative section of the Upper Level SSAT. What are Percentages? Percent (%) means hundredths or number out of 100, so that 40/100 = 40 percent, and 3 is 75 percent of 4 (because 3/4 = 75/100 = 75 percent). SSAT Sample

## UPPER LEVEL SSAT SAMPLE QUESTION: Fractions

Here’s a SSAT sample question to help you practice the type of fraction problem you may find on the quantitative section of the Upper Level SSAT. What are fractions? A fraction has a numerator and a denominator. The numerator is on top, and the denominator is on the bottom. The numerator is divided by the denominator. For example: in the

## UPPER LEVEL SSAT SAMPLE QUESTION: Geometry and Measurement

Here’s a SSAT sample question to help you practice the type of Geometry and Measurement problem you may find on the quantitative section of the Upper Level SSAT. What is Geometry and Measurement? Perimeter refers to the distance around the outer boundary of a figure. Area refers to the measure of a surface. Volume refers to the three-dimensional measure of a

## 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

## UPPER LEVEL SSAT SAMPLE QUESTION: SEQUENCES

Here’s a SSAT sample question to help you practice the type of frequency problem you may find on the quantitative section of the Upper Level SSAT. What Are Sequences? Sequences are number sets that follow a rule that places the numbers in a definite order. For example, “1, 3, 5, 7, 9” is a sequence that results from adding 2 to