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Test Preparation at SpiderSmart is the most precise approach you'll find anywhere. Unlike most test preparation companies, our teachers do not operate from a script or follow the same set of steps when preparing each student. We know each test taker is different and deserves a concrete, individualized plan to ensure the score he/she desires.
We will evaluate your performance on a weekly basis and assign in-depth practice and timed sections accordingly. All associated homework, including full-length, proctored practice tests, is included.
Our Unique Approach Instantly Helps Students To:
- Pinpoint their strengths and weaknesses
- View the test in clearly defined, manageable parts
- Learn strategies to attack problem areas
- Gain confidence in their test-taking ability
- Maximize their given time during tests
- Practice and prepare effectively
Individualized Courses to Prepare You For Any Test
This program requires students to read academic texts from 100 books recommended by the College Board. Reading these texts, students will develop analytical skills to tackle SAT-type questions with insight and understanding.
The CogAT and NNAT are standardized tests used to assess K-12 students' reading and problem-solving skills. Schools often use the CogAT and NNAT as part of admissions for gifted and talented programs.
ISEE and SSAT
This standardized test is used for admissions to independent schools. All levels of the SSAT assess students' verbal, math, and reading skills. Some levels include an essay that is not scored but considered by admissions officers.
This standardized entrance exam is used by most colleges and universities for admissions and merit-based scholarships. The SAT tests quantitative and qualitative skills, with a primary focus on reasoning ability.
This standardized entrance exam is used by most colleges and universities for admission and merit-based scholarships. The ACT tests quantitative and qualitative skills and focuses more on cumulative knowledge.
SAT Subject Tests
The SAT Subject Tests are entrance exams on specific areas used for college admissions. Students choose the tests that best showcase their strengths and interests. Subject Tests are not required for all colleges, but many colleges require two or more Subject Tests.
High school students take the PSAT in order to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship. This test does not count towards college admission applications, but it is useful in preparing for the SAT or ACT and determining which test is more appropriate.
The Advanced Placement Exams are college-level exams on specific subjects taken upon completion of an AP course taken in high school. AP scores do not affect high school GPA or admissions decisions, but high AP scores can earn college credit.
The TOEFL is a standardized exam that measures students' ability to use and understand English at a college level. Many universities require the TOEFL as proof of English language proficiency for students who are non-native English speakers.