After obtaining your top SSAT score with our help, you obviously need to hammer out all the other elements of your application to the top boarding schools. One of the most nerve wracking exercises in the process can be the interview. Since we help students get over the anxiety and prepare them effectively as a bonus to our services prepping them for the exam, we know many of the questions they will encounter. So, we thought we would share a good number of them here.
And if you didn’t notice, we even include at the beginning what the folks at Andover say in a YouTube video.
Nevertheless, let’s address some of the questions prospective students are very interested in learning before they set their time with the admissions team:
What are the most asked interview questions in Phillips Andover or Exeter?
In most of our estimates, we identify it’s very rare that the school itself tells us exactly what their SSAT requirements are. However, for Lawrenceville, we have several estimates straight from the top boarding school’s website and recent past publications of the school.
Straight from their admissions pages, they answer the question: What is your SSAT score average? Read more
Boarding School Review, a popular online information portal for boarding schools tells us that the top 5 school is one of their highest SSAT scoring boarding schools:
As you can see, they recommend: Read more
“90% Percentile at a bare minimum” for Exeter
You could easily argue that prospective students should score as high as 99% Percentile for the SSAT for Phillips Exeter Academy. At the same time, as we’ll repeat time after time, it depends on all the other aspects of a student’s application/profile. For example, if you’re an Olympic grade sprinter or child prodigy that’s discovered a new element to add to the Periodic Table, you may not need to score as high as a student who lacks other characteristics Exeter may be looking for in a future alum.
With that said, most future applicants are still looking for guidance (as well as their parents). Without further adieu, we’ll provide all the guidance that’s been documented online.
Test Prep Company Argues 90 or 94% Percentile as an Average for Exeter
In a 2013-14 guide provided a test prep company that provides insights re: boarding school admissions, they identified the above as their bottom line. At the same time, in another online publication of theirs, they point out that 94% Percentile is their average.
91% Percentile is Argued by Exeter Student
Considered a top 25 US boarding school, the Hill School offers a wealth of educational opportunities for its alumni. As a result, many potential candidates and their parents are curious as to what SSAT scores are required for admission.
What SSAT score do I need to get into the Hill School?
As mentioned in our profile, the Hill School requires percentiles between 75%-85% according to the Boarding School Review. They post an 80% for the average SSAT score in their profile of the boarding school.
In a post on College Confidential, they list off the average SSAT scores for many of the top boarding schools. They estimate Read more
Looking for a strong education option for your student in the Tacoma area?
We examine two of Pierce County’s top private schools, Annie Wright (AW) and Bellarmine Prep. There are definitely many differences between them and the following will show that.
A few snapshots of what people are saying about the schools are below our quick comparison table. Read more
A: Yes, you could argue there is. It’s called the:
Eight Schools Association
Composed of 8 of the top elite boarding programs, the “Eight Schools Association” (ESA) is a group of private college-preparatory schools in the Northeast United States.” It includes 7 of our top boarding schools and an 8th that could very easily be in that list:
- Phillips Academy Andover (#1)
- Philips Exeter Academy (#2)
- St. Paul’s School (#3)
- Deerfield Academy (#4)