About Shelby Joe

Shelby Joe is the CEO and Co-Founder of Piqosity. He has more than 13 years of experience in education as an entrepreneur, professor, and tutor. Shelby earned his BA in Political Science from Rice University. Born and raised in Mississippi, he now resides in Houston but has also lived in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hamburg.

Skype Tutoring Apps and Tips

Remote tutoring with video chat software like Skype and Facetime is a natural fit for Piqosity's adaptive practice platform for ISEE Upper Level, ISEE Lower Level, ACT, and SAT. With no bulky books and scattered papers to worry about, Piqosity and video chat software enable tutors to efficiently work with students without geographic restrictions. Getting Started with [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Piqosity News|0 Comments

ISEE Upper Level 7 Full-Length Practice Tests

Piqosity now offers 7 full-length practice tests for the ISEE Upper Level private school admissions exam. In total, students have access to more than 3,000 practice questions lasting upwards of 50-hours. No other publisher offers more content than Piqosity for the ISEE Upper Level¹. This seventh, full-length practice test is available now at no-extra [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Piqosity News|0 Comments

New Feature – View Student Account as Educator

Tutors and teachers with Piqosity educator accounts can now "impersonate" their students. This new feature allows educators to view and use one of their student's accounts as if they were that student. This feature is particularly helpful in order to see all of a student's past practice or troubleshoot account issues. Before this update, educators [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Educators, Piqosity News|0 Comments

Mississippi National Merit Semifinalists 2018

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced the semifinalists in their 63rd National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists are current high school seniors who took the PSAT in October of 2016 and scored among the top 1% in their respective states. To win the coveted “Semifinalist” designation in Mississippi, students must have earned a “selection index” [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Analysis, SAT|0 Comments

ISEE Upper Level Practice Questions

The Upper Level Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) is the standardized test required by many private schools for students applying to grades 9-12. The ISEE is administered by the Educational Records Bureau (ERB). Piqosity currently offers 6 full-length practice tests plus 2,000 practice questions. In total, students can work through the equivalent of nearly [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|ISEE Upper Level|0 Comments

Enhancements to the Student Dashboard and Practice Tests

We've rolled out a massive update today to improve the student experience on Piqosity. At the centerpiece of the update is a simpler student dashboard, which highlights the four primary ways to work practice ISEE, ACT, and SAT problems - adaptive practice, assignments, full-length tests, and previously worked questions. Ways to Practice ISEE, ACT, [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Piqosity News|0 Comments