PATH TO SAT/SSAT/ACT/CAT TESTING SUCCESS

PREPSKILLS® specializes in preparing students for admissions tests to private/independent schools and American universities. As Canada's premier SSAT and SAT preparation provider, we employ a number of different tools to make certain that each and every student is assured in their abilities in order to achieve optimum results.

PREPESSENTIALS™ is our unique, exclusive and comprehensive essential skills enrichment program designed to instill confidence, inspire creativity and develop the best and brightest among emergent young leaders. Shining beyond the boundaries of learning™ is the motif of PREPSKILLS® programming, and it is maximized through our PREPTHINK™, PREPWRITE™, PREPSPEAK™ and PREPLEADER™ courses.

So no matter what your specific goals, PREPSKILLS® works with parents and students alike to devise a course of action best suited to a child's individual circumstances. It is this unique tailored approach that has seen thousands of students achieve their immediate goals and go on to thrive in their academic careers.

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US College Expo

If you were born and raised in Canada or abroad, you may not understand the US post-secondary education system – or why your teen is so interested in going to college in the States! Of course you have heard of Ivy League schools like Harvard, Princeton and Yale. But what about specialized colleges like the New York Film Academy, whose alumni include Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins? Or Penn State, whose medical students intern in one of the world’s best children’s hospitals?

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Choosing the Right School

You have kissed countless knees, taken countless temperatures and washed a million cloths; you’ve tried to guide your little one toward good habits, good manners and a good diet; you’ve agonized over milestones and daycare and sleep. But when it came to elementary school, if you lived in Toronto, you hadn’t necessarily much choice: admission is determined by postal code and little else. Then you realized that if you really wanted the best possible start for your child, it might be time to look into private schools and see what they could offer.

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Changes in SAT Testing

The SAT is a paper-based, standardized test that’s been around, in one incarnation or another, since 1926 for the purpose of admissions into college or university undergraduate programs in the United States. While it is supposed to measure scholastic aptitude, critics have long accused the SAT of only measuring how well a student takes the SAT!

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FEATURED STUDENTS

Zach Shapiro, Clarkson University

"Any athlete that is serious about the NCAA should prepare and learn the strategies behind writing a successful SAT. That is what they will get when they take the PrepSkills SAT preparation course.

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Submitted by: Suzanne Shapiro, Mother, Toronto
Accepted to: Clarkson University, Division 1 Hockey Team

Veronica Pang, University of Toronto Schools

"Hi, my name is Veronica Pang and I’m currently attending UTS, also known as the University of Toronto Schools. Let me tell you this. I’m not part of the administration there, so I really have no concrete idea how they decide who to let in, but I do have the wealth of the actual experience on my hands, and I am here to share it with you.

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Submitted by: Veronica Pang, Student, Richmond Hill
Accepted to: University of Toronto Schools

Alexandre Nossovskoi, Western's BMOS program

"I am delighted to say, that even though I did not gain entry into all of the schools I had in mind, PREPSKILLS undoubtedly gave me the push in mathematics that I needed (brought those marks up into the 90s), increased my essay writing speed (English marks hit the 90s) and taught me many important skills concerning multiple choice tests (at least a 50% increase in speed and an immeasurable gain in the amount of intuitive logic one has when writing these tests.)

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Submitted by: Alexandre Nossovskoi, Student, Richmond Hill
Accepted to: Western's BMOS program (Ivey AEO)