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Bronchitis ans SSAT exam yesterday

Rose2014Rose2014 Posts: 113Registered User Junior Member
edited November 2012 in Prep School Parents
We flew to a city in a neighboring country for dd to take the SSAT. She had bronchitis and is still under the weather. I don't know how well or poorly she did on them, but the results will not be what she is capable of when she is well.

Last year, as a 7th grader, she took the SSAT and scored 99% verbal and 80% for math.

If her scores are significantly reduced this time, is there value in retaking the exam? I would need to fly her to the States and have her take them with an educational consultant. They are offered overseas in again after the January 15th deadline. I assume (but haven't checked) that this will be too late for most of the schools.
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Replies to: Bronchitis ans SSAT exam yesterday

  • girlgeekmomgirlgeekmom Posts: 477Registered User Member
    Hmmm... sending an 8th grader to the U.S. to take a 3-hour test seems extreme.

    A quick look at the SSAT website shows November and December test dates for MANY countries—don't know if yours is on the list, but I should think there is a neighboring country that DOES offer it before January (at least that's how it appears from the SSAT site...) Here is where I found the info. It took me 3 clicks:
    SSAT - Centers-November 2012, International
  • Rose2014Rose2014 Posts: 113Registered User Junior Member
    I would have sworn that I looked at the international lists and didn't see any offering in December. Now, I clearly see them. Thank you. I don't know how I missed them last time. Probably too stressed out due to her illness.
  • girlgeekmomgirlgeekmom Posts: 477Registered User Member
    Stress-induced blindness!!

    Actually, I'd say the SSAT site is not the easiest to navigate... good luck to you and your daughter!
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