Test Preparation

Private test prep is available for all of these standardized exams:

 

PSAT

Preliminary SAT — given to 10th and 11th graders, great practice for SAT, scores used to determine eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship Program

 

SSAT / ISEE

Secondary School Admission Test / Independent School Entrance Exam — administered to students in grades 5-7 (Lower Level) and 8-11 (Upper Level) to help determine placement into private junior high and high schools

 

SAT

required for admission to most (but not all) U.S. colleges and universities, offered just 4x per year, taken in 11th and/or 12th grade.  To register for the SAT: http:/nas/content/live/tlctesting/sat.collegeboard.org

 

SAT Subject Tests

20 multiple-choice, one-hour tests in individual subjects; students take 2-3 of their choosing to enhance application credentials (not required by all schools)

 

ACT

all U.S. colleges requiring standardized test scores also accept the ACT which, in contrast to the SAT, includes a Science section; offered 5x per year in Switzerland. To register for the ACT: http:/nas/content/live/tlctesting/www.actstudent.org.

 

TOEFL

Test of English as a Foreign Language – evaluates ability to use and understand English in an academic setting, required by universities of students who have not previously attended an English-language school

 

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

English for Speakers of Other Languages – recognized worldwide as proof of English qualifications for both study and work:
PET:
Preliminary English Test
FCE: First Certificate in English
CAE: Certificate in Advanced English
CPE: Certificate of Proficiency in English