ISEE and HSPT Tutoring

June 6th, 2018

Are you applying to a private high school and you need ISEE and HSPT tutoring ? If the answer is yes, chances are you plan on taking ISEE or the HSPT, which Study Hut offers for free. There is a lot more that goes into acing private school entrance exams than people think. With extensive vocabulary assessment, rigorous reading comprehension, geometry, algebra, and an essay section, the ISEE and HSPT are like baby SATs. Even incredibly high-achieving students have trouble keeping up with the test’s time restrictions, and the fatigue that sets in from taking a test for hours on end.

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Was that a lot to digest with respect ISEE and HSPT tutoring? Have no fear. The Study Hut’s got you covered. Our ISEE and HSPT tutoring program has helped countless students dramatically increase their scores and get into the school of their dreams. Here’s how our program works. We begin by giving our students a complimentary practice exam. Our experienced team of tutors analyzes the results, assessing students’ strengths and weaknesses. Then, our students and their parents meet one-on-one with a tutor to discuss the test results. Our team creates a unique plan for every student based on his or her individual needs.

Another thing that sets the Study Hut’s ISEE and HSPT tutoring program apart is that we provide students with their very own practice test booklets. For the ISEE, we have our own unique Study Hut practice booklet, complete with comprehensive practice drills. Many of our students hadn’t taken Geometry before working with us, but we taught them everything they needed to know! What’s more, our ISEE booklet comes with test-taking tips to arm students with strategies for every section and provide helpful techniques to fend off fatigue! For the HSPT, we provide a Kaplan brand textbook, complete with six full-length practice tests. Whether you’re taking the ISEE or the HSPT, you’ll be given one-on-one support and guidance from an well-trained, seasoned tutor.

Here at the Study Hut, we understand the importance of getting admitted to the high school of your dreams. We make it our personal mission to help students reach their ideal educational path. With the Study Hut’s ISEE and HSPT tutoring program, your private school entrance exam scores are guaranteed to improve!

Free ISEE Exam

July 30th, 2016

Study Hut Tutoring offers complimentary practice tests and consultations for the ISEE exam.

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What is the ISEE?
ISEE stands for Independent School Entrance Examination. It is a test that is a helpful tool in assessing schools: how do their students usually fare on the ISEE? This helps measure the caliber of the school. It is also a test that schools use to assess students’ readiness, in consideration for admission. There are three levels of the ISEE: Lower level, for entrance in grades 5–6; Middle level, for entrance in grades 7–8; Upper level, for entrance in grades 9–12.

What is on the ISEE?
All levels consist of five sections: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Mathematics Achievement, and a 30-minute essay.

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Why take the ISEE?
Magnet, independent, and private schools often require the ISEE in consideration for admission.
When is the best time to take the ISEE?
Students can take the ISEE up to three times in 12 months, and you can review the results before sharing them with your school! For more information (https://www.erblearn.org/parents/admissions-testing-isee).

How can you prepare for the ISEE?
First, you should come to Study Hut for a FREE, full-length practice test. Then, our friendly, well-informed managers will breakdown the results for you, helping you and your student target areas for improvement.

Study Hut provides structured, test-based tutoring for the ISEE. The student will be matched with a test prep pro, who will serve as their tutor throughout the preparation process. This will provide consistency, accountability, and a level of comfort and trust for the student that will allow them to thrive!

Summer is a perfect time to prep for the ISEE!
Call (310-546-2408) or email (kristen@studyhut.com) today to schedule your free, full-length practice test and consultation!

Juniors: The busiest of High School schedules.

October 9th, 2011

When a students claims Junior status in HS, we realize it’s not only a moment for discrete gloating but also a time for stress and scrambling for steady ground. Juniors have the most coursework. Unfortunately, this is just how things work. Juniors have to mark down the upcoming SAT dates, ACT weekends, and AP exam weeks. On top of that, they have to start looking at colleges and majors. College Board is responsible for all the SAT & ACT exams. Juniors have to get off their FB accounts for a couple min, stop Twittering, and get onto the College Board website, make an account, and register for tests. Once you register, the stress starts. We will do all we can to ensure students meet their deadlines and are ready for the exam. We provide SAT, PSAT, ACT, and ISEE diagnostic tests. We assist not only in the academic coursework but also in how to juggle the immense workload of stuydying for the SAT, AP, and midterms in U.S. Government. ACT is optional, but if students find themselves splattering over the SAT, they have to take the ACT. So, how do students know if they need to take one or the other if the SAT and ACT registration dates are so close? SAT diagnostics. Juniors, whether they are confident in their ability or if they are not even planning to study, have to test the waters and check where they stand. Once they know where they stand, everything starts growing clearer — set a schedule, take another SAT diagnostic every other week, and stay for extra time at Study Hut to ensure you will know what you are doing when the awful date comes. We have cereal so feel free to stay — but no overnights…obviously. With SATs done, Juniors should be ready for AP exams. What the — ? While studying for the SAT, Juniors have to stay on top of their AP courses in order to prepare for the AP exams. Unfortunately, this is how it is. On top of all of that work, Juniors have to start thinking about Senior status. Start volunteering in community events to rack up the minutes, join a writing competition, work your stress away in track and field, juggle your academic coursework with extracurricular activities — it will all come back not only when college apps are due but also when you gloat about it in interviews and over Christmas when you are starting on the 30s. While this may be an overwhelming academic year for Juniors, Study Hut is there to set a schedule, give diagnostics, comment, give quizzes on the functions of the mitochondria and the political reasonings of the English Civil War. We will assist in the year of cramming and if students start hallucinating from the stress — we are there with crunchy granola with dark chocolate — and then it is back to grinding out information, constantly editing the weekly schedule to fit their needs, and prioritizing work to make things just a bit less stressful.

High School Entrance Exams: HSPT, COOPS, TACHS, ISEE

April 30th, 2009

Tests are a fundamental part of the schooling system. They are the only standardized way to assess the progress of the school as well as the student.  Besides regular core curriculum tests there exist many widely
used state standardized tests that serve a number of purposes, primarily determining a student’s merit for acceptance into a higher grade level.   Read the rest of this entry »