SSAT® Upper Level

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  • Practice questions: 150
  • Practice exams: 3
  • Pages of review: 31
  • Videos: 270

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The SSAT might sound like a familiar exam, in the same way you feel like you've maybe heard of your biology teacher Mr. Frankenstein before, but it's actually all about helping you apply to the independent school of your dreams. Learn how to put your best Shmoop forward with our guide to the Upper Level Writing Sample, Quantitative section, Verbal section, and Reading Comprehension section.

Metaphorically Hulk-smash the Upper Level SSAT with our comprehensive review and specifically designed strategies for the Writing, Quantitative, Verbal, and Reading Comprehension sections. Learn why the SSAT is the elder statesperson of standardized tests, how to untangle the too-complicated-for-Facebook relationships in the Analogies section, and what "Quantitative" really means. (Spoiler alert: it means "math.")

What's Inside Shmoop's Online SSAT Upper Level Test Prep

Shmoop is a labor of love from folks who are really, really into learning. Our test prep resources will help you prepare for exams with comprehensive, engaging, and frankly hilarious materials that bring the test to life. No, not like that. Put down those torches.

Here, you'll find…

  • a diagnostic assessment to help identify areas of improvement
  • two full-length exams
  • specific test-taking tips
  • fun and engaging review
  • tons of practice questions
  • answer explanations that break down where you went wrong...or right

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