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Importance of the SSAT Test
By: Lisa Roberts

Print This Article The Secondary School Admission Test is an important part of the admission procedure to a private or independent school. Sample questions from such tests can be seen on the SSAT website together with such things as test locations, fees needed and how to register online. The test is made up of multiple parts - a brief essay and multi-choice questions, which measure the ability to solve mathematical problems as well as to use and comprehend language. This includes synonym and analogy questions and comprehension questions based on several passages. Making sure a child recognizes the exam format before it comes up so that they can go in with confidence on the day. This will help them understand what is required without added mental stress. They must practice beforehand. You may help your child with this on your own however this must be a disciplined effort. Not just glancing over while you are doing something else. Or you may choose to call a tutor who has experience teaching this information to children such as reviewing mathematical formats, increasing vocabulary, etc at that level. There are many starting places on hand to get ready for the SSAT. Think about utilizing a experienced tutoring company or a experienced online tutoring site. An elite private tutor choice may be costly and a recommended online company can provide the same service. The benefit of an online program is you can repeat the work as often as needed. It's like having an in home tutor. Twenty-four hours any day of the week, your child can have a test prep tutor. Do not pressure on your child, but they must realize that the SSAT is a timed test. They may need to understand that if there is a problem they can't figure out it is better to skip it instead of giving a wrong answer or wasting time. They should begin SSAT practice early and often, rather than make a big effort to close to testing day. Although the test is only a portion of the acceptance process it is an important one. It will measure not just what your child knows, but it will also measure you child's ability to learn showing any strengths and weaknesses. Students with registered disabilities may apply for extra time to take the test. This does not apply to temporary conditions such as a sprained wrist. Accommodation can also be made for such things as needing large print. If there is a likelihood of needing such help check eligibility rules. Keyword Articles: Lisa Roberts is an test preparation expert and professional reporter frequently focusing on independent and private schools and the ssat test preparation courses and also the very popular erb test preparation programs available to students. Post Comment Add To Favorites Email to Friends Ezine Ready

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