By Melissa Erickson [caption id="attachment_576" align="alignleft" width="300"] Reduce anxiety in your test-taker by making sure they’re prepared. Things will go a lot more smoothly. BIGSTOCK PHOTO[/caption]If your child suffers from test anxiety — butterflies in the stomach, gnawing on the pencil, feeling shaky or sweaty —...

While students and parents often worry about how well their children will perform on the ISEE or SSAT when applying to private schools, the reality is that admissions committees use a range of factors when deciding which students to admit to their schools. For example,...