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Alexis Avila

Frequently quoted in US News & World Report, Alexis Avila is a licensed guidance counselor Pre K-12 and professional tutor since 1999. His company is Prepped & Polished, http://www.preppedandpolished.com. Over the last 16 years he and his team of tutors have worked full-time helping thousands of students both in person and online achieve better grades, test scores, and self-confidence in and outside of school. Alexis hosts a weekly podcast, The Prepped & Polished podcast which interviewers educational influencers and celebrities, http://www.preppedandpolished.com/podcast

Recent Posts by Alexis Avila:

Know the Score on SSAT Scoring: What is a Good Score on the SSAT?


Editor's note: This week, our guest blogger is Alexis Avila, founder of Prepped & Polished, a tutoring and test preparation company in Natick, MA. Please read his complete bio at the end of this article.

The Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) is the required entrance exam that leads to enrollment in some of the world’s best independent schools. It is undoubtedly an important test, so students and parents are naturally anxious when it comes to the Score Report. Upon receiving the Score Report, most parents are eager to know if the scores are “good” or “bad.” The most frequent question that parents ask about the SSAT is: “What is a good score?” This is not always easy to ascertain.