Category Archives: Test Prep Classes

New Seattle Times Article Highlights the New SAT

A Seattle Times article debuted this week that highlights the changes and challenges presented by the new SAT. The article focuses on how the new SAT test requires students to rely more heavily than ever on language abilities to succeed. Though the reading portion is roughly the same length as the previous SAT--3,250 words on…
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SAT Subject Tests: Your Chance to Play to Your Strengths

SAT Subject Tests—also known as the SAT IIs—shouldn’t be a source of anxiety for college-bound high school students. The Subject Tests are actually an opportunity to show off what you know, highlight your skills and strengths, and potentially compensate for any gaps or low marks on your transcript. At Sandweiss Test Prep, we want to…
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Should You Take the ISEE or the SSAT or both Exams? How to Decide

Required for admission to private and secondary grade schools, the ISEE and SSAT exams can be a challenge to many younger students. While the tests share many similarities, the differences between the ISEE and the SSAT have many parents and students confused each year. In the Seattle/Bellevue area, most private schools prefer one test over…
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A Back-to-School Checklist for Incoming High School Seniors

If you're like any typical high school student, you may have caught a bit of "senioritis" as soon as the graduating seniors left high school last year. While your senior year can be a fun and formative time in your life, there are a few significant hurdles you need to clear if you're planning to…
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