What Is the ISEE Test, and Why Take It?

If you or your child is entering their middle school or high school years, chances are that you are wondering, exactly what is the ISEE test? The ISEE is the Independent School Entrance Examination and is used to help determine admission to a growing number of private middle schools and high schools. Scoring well [...]

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New Gamification Features and Learning Content Updates

This morning we completed our first summer update, which brings major app features and new content to Piqosity's quickly growing platform.  Gamifying Practice for Students Adaptive Practice Gamification is the most visible new feature for student users. Many students will find this new style of personalized practice to be more fun and engaging. The [...]

How to Motivate Students for Standardized Tests

Parents and teachers who are struggling with how to motivate students for standardized tests feel the truth behind the old cliché: “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.” So how can you convince your students that it’s worth their time and energy to prepare fully and strategically for [...]

When Should You Start Preparing for the ISEE Test

Students prepare for the ISEE private school admissions test year-round; however, assuming a January or February test date and application deadline, about a quarter of students will start preparing in summer; half—the majority—will start in fall, and the remainder will play catch-up in winter. But you should start preparing for the ISEE private school [...]

Free ISEE Diagnostic Practice Tests

Our Christmas update brings new, free ISEE practice tests for the Upper, Middle, and Lower levels and enhanced app performance! To keep up with surging student numbers, we gave ourselves the gift of new server hardware for Christmas. You'll notice the difference with these new AMD-powered servers in significantly faster loading times across the [...]

10 ISEE Practice Tests Available Now

Piqosity now offers a market-leading 10 full-length ISEE practice tests each for the Upper, Middle, and Lower level ISEE tests. No other content publisher comes close to offering this amount of ISEE practice tests*. Piqosity's tests are level-specific, meaning that there really are 10 tests for each level of the ISEE for applying to [...]

How the Non-Profit ERB Test Administrator Got into For-Profit ISEE Test Prep Sales

On June 24, 2020, the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) announced an exclusionary marketing arrangement with the private, for-profit test prep company Test Innovators. Test Innovators charges $380 for access to the only official, full-length ISEE practice test. Piqosity believes that this exclusive dealing arrangement is unethical and potentially unlawful. A not-for-profit, supposedly independent arbiter [...]

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