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SSHAT Test Prep

Simpson Tutors offers specialized test prep services to help students prepare for various exams. Whether you’re aiming for graduate school admissions or other standardized tests, our experienced tutors provide personalized support. We tailor our approach to address your specific needs, using a combination of effective test prep materials to enhance your performance.

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SSHAT Test Tutoring Near You

Our experienced test prep tutors are available near you. While many of our tutors are located in New York City, New Jersey and Miami, we have test prep tutors throughout the Tri-State Area and South Florida. Send us a message letting us know where you’re located and what level of test preparation you need, and we can make sure to set you up with an amazing tutor from our team!

 

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In-home Test preparation tutors

For test preparation, many families choose in-home tutoring. Whether you’re preparing for an exam at home or elsewhere, our experienced tutors can help. They’ll familiarize you with the test layout and question formats. In-home tutoring ensures hassle-free support, and our tutors bring all necessary materials. Just prepare a quiet, distraction-free area at home.

Private tutoring in NYC and the Tri-State areas

In the NYC area, many private schools require entrance exams for prospective students. Similarly, in the Tri-State Area (including New Jersey and Connecticut), schools like Princeton International School of Math and Science, The Lawrenceville School, Hamden Hall Country Day School, Greenwich Academy, and Brunswick School use standardized tests. Our private tutors are available to provide test prep assistance either at your child’s home or a local library.

Private tutoring in Miami & South Florida

Several private schools in Miami and South Florida incorporate standardized tests into their admissions process. These schools include Miami Country Day, Pine Crest School, Ransom, Saint Andrew’s, St. Mark’s Episcopal School, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Tampa Prep, Windermere Prep, Gulliver, Benjamin School, and Episcopal School of Jacksonville. Our private tutors are available throughout Miami and South Florida, providing one-on-one test prep support.

How we can help your child prepare for standardized tests.

Our experienced tutors are available near you. While many of our tutors are located in New York City and Miami, we have test prep tutors throughout the Tri-State Area and South Florida. Send us a message letting us know where you’re located and what level of test preparation you need, and we can make sure to set you up with an amazing tutor from our team!

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the purpose of standardized tests like the SSAT or SHSAT?

Standardized tests like the SSAT or SHSAT are used by schools to assess your academic readiness for their programs. They evaluate your skills in areas like math, reading, and writing, providing schools with a common data point for comparing applicants.

How is the SSAT different from the SHSAT?

The SSAT includes sections on verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, reading comprehension, and an unscored writing sample. The SHSAT includes sections on English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics, with a strong focus on problem-solving and logical reasoning.

What is the difference between the SSAT and the SHSAT?

The SSAT is used by private and independent schools for admission purposes, focusing on verbal, quantitative, and reading skills. The SHSAT is used for admission to specialized high schools in New York City and focuses on English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics. The SHSAT has a unique emphasis on problem-solving and critical thinking within these subjects.

Are standardized tests like the SSAT and SHSAT hard?

The difficulty of standardized tests can vary based on your strengths and preparation. With proper study and practice, you can become familiar with the test format and types of questions, which can make the test seem less challenging.

What subjects are covered on the SSAT and SHSAT?

The SSAT covers verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, reading comprehension, and includes an unscored writing sample. The SHSAT covers English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics, testing your critical thinking and problem-solving skills in these areas.

Are calculators allowed during the SSAT and SHSAT?

Calculators are not allowed during the SSAT or SHSAT. Both tests require you to solve math problems without the aid of a calculator, so practicing mental math and manual problem-solving techniques is essential.

What score do you need to pass the SSAT or SHSAT?

There is no specific passing score for the SSAT or SHSAT. Instead, scores are used by schools to make admissions decisions. Each school has its own score range for admissions, so it’s important to research the requirements of the schools you’re interested in.

How can I manage test anxiety?

Managing test anxiety involves preparation, relaxation techniques, and a positive mindset. Practice tests, regular study, and learning strategies to stay calm, such as deep breathing, can help reduce anxiety on test day.

Is there an essay on the SSAT and SHSAT?

The SSAT includes an unscored writing sample that is sent to schools as part of your application. The SHSAT does not include an essay section. However, strong writing skills are still important for your overall application and future academic success.

Help Your Children Succeed in Test Preparation

Our individualized plans will not only build their confidence but also help them succeed in their future exams. Get in touch with us today to empower your child with effective learning through Simpson Tutors!