Aim for
High School
with SSAT Prep

Your kid is an individual.
So is our test prep.

One Smart Kid's SSAT prep is individualized to each student's academic needs and learning styles.Our instruction is targeted to the exact skills and tips needed to ace the test. No wasted time, no wasted money.

And we're proven. Many students have improved their scores by 200 points or more. All of them maximize their scores and emerge more confident about the entire application process.

One-on-One Tutoring and Small Group Courses for the SSAT include:

  • Diagnostic assessment
  • Study Skills
  • Interactive practice tests
  • Test-taking strategies
  • Problem-solving techniques
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Pacing and ordering strategies
  • Motivational techniques
  • Organizational skills
  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Critical reading
  • Vocabulary
  • Analogies
  • Essay writing
  • Confidence building


  • At One Smart Kid, one-on-one SSAT tutoring is individually designed according to the strengths and weaknesses of each student. We begin with a thorough SSAT diagnostic assessment, and follow with an individualized lesson plan. Students are provided with customized curriculum, strategies, and plans of action for each subject. This allows them to achieve SSAT success.

    Do you feel your child's needs are more specific than a general test prep course? We have had great success with custom SSAT prep courses and are happy to discuss creating one for your child. We also offer customized High School Application, Essay and Interview courses! please call our office to further inquire. A minimum of four students is required to run a course.

  • The Trailhead: SSAT Test Prep
    and High School Application

    Prepare for the summit ahead!

    Reach for the Summit

    Students work toward mastery of all aspects of the SSAT test and leave with a personalized study plan to achieve their personal best. This course includes test-specific math and verbal strategies, vocabulary building, reading comprehension, essay writing, and pacing methods. The last day of the course is an extended session for a full-length practice test. **

    2018 Summer Registration Form

    Session One
    Date: Mon-Fri, July 16-20
    Time: Mon-Thur, 10am-12pm
    (**Fri 12:30pm-4pm)
    Cost: $725; price includes all materials

    Session Two
    Date: Monday-Friday, August 13-17
    Time: Mon- Thur. 10am–12pm
    (**Fri 9am-12:30 pm )
    Cost: $725; price includes all materials


    HS Application, Personal Statement Essay, Research and Interview

    Through group activities, instruction and individualized critique, students conquer the high school application, essay and interview. Students are guided through all steps of the high school application process, including researching school requirements, brainstorming and drafting personal statements, and practicing strategies for delivering confident, personable interviews. By the end of the course, students will have created their own Google Drive folder to organize their application materials, complete with essay drafts and helpful tips.

    2018 Summer Registration Form

    Date: Mon-Fri, August 6-10
    Time: 10am-12pm
    Cost: $575; price includes all materials
    (financial aid available )

  • Fall Course Dates to be Announced

  • Cancellation Policy

    Cancellations made with four weeks notice from the start date of the course will receive a 100% refund or the option of credit for a future course, minus a $50.00 processing fee.

    Cancellations made with less than four weeks notice from the start date will receive a 50% refund or the option of credit for a future course.

    Cancellations made with less than one-week notice from the start date are not refundable.

    Please note: If we are able to fill your child’s cancelled spot, you will be refunded your full payment or the option of credit for a future course, minus a $50.00 processing fee.