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Anytime you want to find a new restaurant, you look up its reviews. You do the same for schools, dry cleaners, dog walkers, anything you are planning on using. So if you are hiring a tutor, why wouldn’t you look up their reviews as well? Unfortunately, if you are looking for a place to review […]

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Which MCAT score will medical schools consider?

If you’ve retaken the MCAT, you might be wondering which of your MCAT scores do medical schools consider when they receive your application. Watch the video below to find out how medical schools evaluate multiple MCAT scores.

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The Sections of the ISEE

Like the SSAT, the ISEE has five sections. The sections are writing, verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, reading comprehension, and math. Your written essay will not be graded, but will be submitted directly to the schools to which you apply. Here is a quick breakdown of each section: The Verbal Reasoning section consists of Synonym questions […]

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5 Qualities that make a Great Tutor

Intelligence: Being a good tutor is not just about being smart, having a good G.P.A or attending an elite school. When looking for a tutor here at Top Test Prep we look for tutors who have graduated from a top 25 university and scored in the top 1% of the test in which they tutor. […]

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How is the ISEE Scored?

Like the SSAT, the ISEE will give you a raw score and then convert it into a scaled score. However, unlike the SSAT, the ISEE does not penalize for guessing. This means that you will not lose (or gain) any points for a wrong answer. Your raw score will then be converted into a scaled […]

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What is the SAT?

When it’s time for you to apply for college, the most frequently talked about topic is the SAT. When are you taking it? What is your score? Are you taking it again? Did you study for it? What is it? Watch the video below to learn from one of Top Test Prep’s top 1% tutors […]

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Becoming a Private Tutor

Flexible Hours and competitive pay may be luring, but ask yourself why you want to tutor. If you are looking to become a tutor, make sure it is something that would work for you. Are willing to work evening hours (think after school) and maybe weekends here and there? You have to be flexible and […]

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ISEE Format and Practice Tests

The ISEE consists of five sections. The verbal and quantitative reasoning sections test your ability to think and use logic to solve questions. The math and reading comprehension sections are more of a test of your knowledge of the subject matter. In general, the ISEE is more straightforward and knowledge based than the SSAT. While […]

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MCAT scores for the Top Medical Schools

If you want to attend the top medical schools in the country such as Harvard, Johns Hopkins or Stanford, then you should be aware of the average MCAT scores of their admitted applicants. Watch the video below as one of Top Test Prep’s MCAT tutors talks about the MCAT scores you should be aiming for […]

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Registering for the SSAT

The first step in taking the SSAT is registering and finding out where to take it. You can take the SSAT at official test centers. These are usually private and independent schools in your area. You will have to register to take the SSAT at least three weeks before the test date to avoid late […]

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