The ISEE vs. the SSAT

ISEE Or SSAT? Most independent schools require a standardized test as part of the admissions process, usually the ISEE or the SSAT. Many parents and students ask the question: What’s the difference? Before pondering the question too much, it’s important to check if the school(s) to which you are applying [...]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00July 17th, 2014|ISEE, SSAT, Test Prep|1 Comment

Introduction to the ISEE

A Brief Introduction to the ISEE What is the ISEE? The ISEE is a test required as part of the application to many independent schools. It is administered by the Educational Records Bureau. How much does it “count”? The test is one factor in the school’s admissions process, but some [...]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00July 8th, 2014|ISEE, SSAT, Test Prep|1 Comment

Redesigned SAT, Again!

College Board President, David Coleman, announcing planned changes to the SAT! The SAT has changed once again, and this time the changes will be substantial. The last time the SAT had substantial changes was in 2005, when the College Board changed the score scale from 1600 to 2400. The primary [...]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00May 9th, 2014|College Admissions, SAT|0 Comments

5 Questions With Paul Bodine

Paul Bodine, Founder of Paul Bodine Admissions Consulting Paul Bodine has been helping MBA candidates get into the nation’s most elite business schools for over 15 years. He is also the author of several authoritative professional school admissions books including Great Applications for Business School, which received GMAT Club’s “Best [...]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00January 30th, 2014|5 Interview Questions, Graduate School Admissions|0 Comments

5 Questions with Stephanie Klein Wassink

Stephanie Klein Wassink, Founder of Stephanie Klein Wassink is a college admissions expert and the founder of, a service that allows students to run their applications by three former admissions officers before they submit them, and Winning Applications, a college consulting firm. Based in Connecticut, Stephanie has over [...]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00January 20th, 2014|5 Interview Questions, College Admissions|0 Comments