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SHSAT Cut-Off Scores

Many parents and students ask about cut-off scores. The important thing to realize is that the specialized high schools don’t decide their cut-off scores and that there isn’t a set score to beat. Instead, students compete against each other for a spot in the school. Ready to Start Preparing for the SHSAT? Video Transcript A […]

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Scoring on the SHSAT

In this video we will take a look at how the scaled score is determined on the SHSAT and how to account for that when preparing for the SHSAT. Ready to Start Preparing for the SHSAT? Video Transcript The way scoring works on the SHSAT is that they score the ELA section and the Math […]

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Tip for Answering Questions on the SHSAT

The SHSAT is a 3-hour long test, consisting of an ELA section and a mathematics section. The students are free to answer the questions in any order they like, so we recommend that the students start with the section that they are strongest in. Ready to Start Preparing for the SHSAT? Video Transcript If you’re […]

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Passing Math Regents Exams

Many students are worried about the upcoming math Regents exams. While there is no magic trick that a student can do to be fully prepared for it, she can use her time wisely. In this video we will take a look at what part of the test to focus on in order to pass the […]

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12 Test Prep Tips

1. Believe in yourself. You can do it if you try. You may have to work harder than others, but with the right amount of work you can achieve your goals. 2. Take a practice test. It’s important to take a practice test right away. This will let you know where you stand right now […]

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Top 5 Tips for Preparing for the SAT

The SAT is probably one of the most well-known and dreaded standardized tests. For many students just the term “standardized test” can cause anxiety. However, the fact that the SAT is a standardized part is actually a good thing. Since it is standardized, we know what to expect and can prepare for it accordingly. To […]

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