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A Letter From Our CEO

Dear Parent-

As alumni of Phillips Andover and Sidwell Friends my co-founder and I know first-hand the benefits of a private school education. At Andover I learned as much from my peers as I did from the amazing faculty, and I had resources and facilities that would make many colleges envious. That education was probably the greatest gift my parents ever gave me, and I value it more each year.

If you are considering a competitive private school for your child, the ISEE or SSAT will be a critical component of your child’s application. We’ve been helping students prepare for these exams since the 1990’s, and are firm believers that private tutoring is the single best way to improve your child’s scores.

How Our ISEE Tutoring Works
The first step is consulting with you to get a sense for your child: his or her academic strengths and weaknesses, interests, and other factors that will help us select the right instructor from our staff. Once we’ve agreed on a strong match, your child will take a full length ISEE practice test to create a baseline and help the tutor begin to customize the program for your child.

Once underway your tutor will focus on three critical areas:

  1. The classic test taking strategies and techniques that can earn extra points.
  2. Learning and reviewing the content covered on the exam.
  3. Practice and more practice – of different question types, content areas, etc.


As your child moves through the program, we will regularly monitor his or her progress, and as necessary, make adjustments to the program. Our goal is to ensure that your child is prepared and confident on test day, and that your child achieves the best possible score.

The Keys to Our Success
We are a national leader in ISEE tutoring, and our success stems from three main factors:

  1. Personalization: private tutoring is the single most efficient and effective way for students to learn. With a private ISEE tutor your child will have the instructor’s undivided attention, and can work at a pace that is appropriate for his or her needs.
  2. Tutors: we have an exceptional team of instructors, who have been carefully screened and then trained on how to customize our ISEE curriculum to each student’s strengths and weaknesses.
  3. Convenience: we understand that tutoring is just one part of your family’s calendar, and to make things work for our families we’ve focused on private, in-home tutoring since day one. Today you have the option to have a tutor come right to your home, or to work with one of our highly experienced online ISEE tutors.


From here I encourage you to learn more about our ISEE tutoring. We’ve built our reputation on helping families achieve their educational goals, and our students have attended some of the world’s most prestigious boarding and private schools.

Sincerely,

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Richard J. Enos

CEO & Co-Founder



PS - We also provide private admissions consulting with experienced private and boarding school admissions professionals. You can learn more about that service here.

We’ve helped over 30,000 students since the 1990’s
Over 60% of our programs are with returning families
Our customer satisfaction scores are up there with Apple, USAA, and Amazon
Our ISEE curriculum is specifically designed for one-to-one tutoring

An Approach that Addresses Your Child’s Specific Needs

When a program is designed to address the individual needs of each student, it is called Differentiated Instruction. We’re a leader in Differentiated Instruction and have structured our programs to create a personalized learning path for each student. This means your child’s program will focus exclusively on those areas where he or she needs the most help. We accomplish this in three ways:

One-to-One Tutoring

Private tutoring, by definition, is Differentiated Instruction. A private ISEE tutor can focus on your child’s specific strengths and weaknesses and move through content areas and strategies at a pace that is appropriate for your child. And since tutoring provides a safe environment for your child to ask questions and admit when he or she is confused, the instructor is well positioned to identify and address problem areas.

ISEE Practice Tests

Before meeting with the tutor, your child will take an initial Practice ISEE. This exam sets a baseline for the program and gives the instructor a sense of your child's strengths and weaknesses. Over the duration of the program your child will take at least two more full length ISEE practice tests, and the tutor will use the results from each to assess progress and continue to tailor the program to your child's specific needs.

Custom Curriculum & Personalized Homework

We built our ISEE curriculum from scratch with the goal of creating a program that is customized for the unique one-to-one tutoring dynamic. Likewise, since homework is an essential component of test preparation, one of the tutor's key responsibilities is reviewing and assigning targeted homework. The more you practice the better your scores, especially when that practice is customized to your child's needs.

How We Achieve
Our Industry-Leading Results

Proprietary Curriculum

We've been working with ISEE students since the 1990's, and have developed a custom ISEE curriculum for our tutoring programs.

Program Oversight

Your Program Manager will monitor your child's progress and, if necessary, work with you and your tutor to make adjustments.

Expert ISEE Tutors

We're extremely selective for both intellect and teaching ability, and unlike many companies we provide comprehensive training.

Matching Process

We'll work with you to find the right tutor match: someone who can explain difficult concepts and motivate your child.

ISEE Practice Tests

Practice and familiarity are essential to earning a stronger score, so we provide at least 3 full-length practice SSATs.

Time on Task

Between the tutoring, homework, and practice tests your child will spend 25-30 hours learning and building confidence for test day.

You (and your family) are busy

To be effective, an educational program has to work with your family's schedule. We make life easier by bringing the tutoring to you through two convenient options:

In home ISEE tutoring

Our flagship program, which we launched in the late 1990's, our in-home tutoring option provides you with the unparalleled convenience and personalized attention of a private ISEE tutor who will work with your child right at your kitchen table. All lessons are one-to-one, and your instructor will ensure that each session is highly focused on your child’s unique needs.

Online ISEE Tutoring

Instead of meeting at the kitchen table your child and the tutor meet in a custom online learning environment. This innovative tool enables them to talk through strategies and complete practice problems, just as they would on a workbook at your kitchen table. Online ISEE tutoring replicates the in-person tutoring dynamic, and it’s remarkably effective.

Program Options for the ISEE

SSAT PROGRAM SSAT/ISEE DUAL PROGRAM ISEE PROGRAM
Ideal for students who haven't prepped before Ideal for students who have done prep before Ideal for students needing to improve a single section
15 Hours of 1-on-1 Instruction 18 Hours of 1-on-1 Instruction 15 Hours of 1-on-1 Instruction
Ten 90-Minute Sessions Twelve 90-Minute Sessions Ten 90-Minute Sessions
Content & Strategy for All Sections Content & Strategy for Both Exams Content & Strategy for All Sections
Comprehensive, Focused Homework Comprehensive, Focused Homework Comprehensive, Focused Homework
3 Full-Length Practice Tests 4 Full-Length Practice Tests 3 Full-Length Practice Tests
Dedicated Program Manager Dedicated Program Manager Dedicated Program Manager
SSAT PROGRAM
Ideal for students who haven't prepped before
15 Hours of 1-on-1 Instruction
Ten 90-Minute Sessions
Content & Strategy for All Sections
Comprehensive, Focused Homework
3 Full-Length Practice Tests
Dedicated Program Manager
SSAT/ISEE DUAL PROGRAM
Ideal for students who have done prep before
18 Hours of 1-on-1 Instruction
Twelve 90-Minute Sessions
Content & Strategy for Both Exams
Comprehensive, Focused Homework
4 Full-Length Practice Tests
Dedicated Program Manager
ISEE PROGRAM
Ideal for students needing to improve a single section
15 Hours of 1-on-1 Instruction
Ten 90-Minute Sessions
Content & Strategy for All Sections
Comprehensive, Focused Homework
3 Full-Length Practice Tests
Dedicated Program Manager

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