Private School Admissions


Standardized test scores play a crucial role in students interested in applying to private and independent schools. Exams vary and test scores are weighted differently. That’s why PREPSKILLS® has everything you need to prepare for success.

With PREPSKILLS® students are exposed to the admission process and skill development is reinforced through practice in the areas of mathematics, verbal ability and reading comprehension. There is also a strong focus on test-taking strategies that helps to build student confidence and self-esteem. At its essence PREPSKILLS® gives students the ability to reach their full potential.

Admissions test include:

  • SSAT (Secondary School Admissions Test)
  • ISEE (Independent School Entrance Examination)
  • UTS (University of Toronto Schools)
  • CAT (Canadian Achievement Test)

PREPJUNIOR™ (relates to CAT preparation for students seeking grades K-4 entry to a private school)
PREPCAT™ (relates to CAT preparation for students seeking grade 5 entry to a private school.)

The PREPSKILLS® advantage

PREPSKILLS® offers a number of teaching methods in an effort to ensure that you are able to find one that suits your needs. Choose from online learning, group classes, or private at-home study.


Our teachers and qualified instructors are carefully selected to ensure that they are of the highest standard to represent PREPSKILLS®. They are truly in a class of their own. We specifically select based on their compatibility with the PREPSKILLS® philosophy, strategies, methodologies and curriculum. All attend our own preparatory seminars and workshops. Our teachers help students make the critical connection between understanding content on one hand, and understanding the use of that content in a test-taking environment on the other.

Our SSAT teachers and instructors have a passion for teaching that they want to share with our SSAT students. They want to see our students be able to attend the Private School of their choice and develop a true lifetime love of learning.

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