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Trying to manage all the moving pieces of the private school admissions process? Educational Counselor Katy Dunn offers her guide to help you manage the process, plan your timeline, and find a great fit for private school.

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While private middle schools often require standardized test scores as part of the application process, these scores are nowhere near as significant a factor in admissions decisions as one might expect. Jeff Knox and John Jones explain why and how to keep those scores in context.

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Tutor Massiha Habibi tackles the question we hear all the time -- "Why do test scores go up and down" -- and addresses several key factors that make being consistent difficult.

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In this post, Massiha Habibi tackles one of the most common questions we hear and explains the benefits of test prep tailored to your student.

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The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is the entrance exam required by many Catholic high schools. Its content is somewhat similar to that of the SSAT and ISEE, but the HSPT is much faster paced: the SSAT has roughly twice as many questions as the other two tests but the test runs for about the same amount of time. The individual questions, though, tend to be less intensive with fewer moving parts.