2015-2016: 8th Grade Parent Feedback - Complete List

"First of all, you might like to know that my son got 300 points on his Selective Enrollment test."

"My daughter was accepted to her 1st choice Selective Enrollment School. Thanks to your support and encouragement, she will attend Jones College Prep in the fall."

"We’ll actually miss you guys. You have been the one bright spot in an otherwise dismal process. Thanks again, and if you ever want a testimonial, we’re here."

"My daughter was in your SelectivePrep class at North Park in December. I just wanted to let you know that she got into Payton and will be going there next fall. We are very excited. Two kids in Payton for us, and we are done with the system."

"I wanted to thank you very much for all of your effort. Your diligence, attentiveness, and concern for our daughter (and I’m sure all the other kids you taught) was duly noted. I would add that she had a much tougher road than our older daughter who was accepted into Payton two years ago. With the conversion to MAP testing, combined with the Selective High School Exam, it was a daunting task for these kids to properly prepare. You were a big part of her emotional stability as well; you kept her relaxed and confident while she worked diligently. Thanks for your efforts."

"I just realized that I haven’t yet shared that my daughter took the SelectivePrep class to prep for the Selective Enrollment Exam – she scored 297 out of 300. She is very excited to be going to Whitney Young next year. Thanks for all of your help."

"Our son made it into Lane and will be attending starting in the fall. I’m sure it’s due to SelectivePrep, so I thank you for your help and for making it so easy for us parents to understand the whole process."

"My son scored a 294 out of 300. His final score was 869 out of 900. He was accepted to Lane."

"Hi SelectivePrep! Just wanted to inform you that my daughter scored a 291 out of 300 on her Selective Enrollment Exam and was offered a spot for the advanced placement honors program at Lane Tech which was her first choice. She was also accepted to Lincoln Park IB and double honors as well as several other programs. She really felt as though she was properly prepared for her exam as a result of your preparation course! Thank you so much!"

"My son was in your 8th grade entrance exam prep class. He got a perfect score of 300 on the exam and got in to Northside College Prep. He benefited from going through the 7th grade MAP test prep as well as the 8th grade entrance exam prep. Thank you so much for all of your help."

"I am happy to inform you that my son did pass the selective enrollment test. His score was 805 out of 900. He did get admitted to his 1st selection which is Brooks for the 2015-2016 school year.

My daughter got accepted into Lane Tech and IB Lincoln Park. Thank you for the wonderful program that you have. Now is the hard decision to choose which school to go to."

"My daughter took both the 7th grade and the 8th grade class this past year at St Bens. She was accepted in the Lane Tech class of 2019! Thank you. I’m sure I’ll be back for more since I have a sixth grader and fourth grader who will be in the same high school race in a few years! Thank you."

"I want to think you and your colleagues at SelectivePrep for the wonderful program that you provide. My daughter was accepted at Jones College Prep, her first choice. She scored a 96 percent on the entrance exam and your program was essential in her test preparation. We are thrilled and we will recommend your program to our friends. Keep up the good work!"

"I just wanted to inform you that my daughter got in Whitney Young High School. Whitney Young was her first choice! Our daughter participated in the class at Sutherland."

"I wanted to let you know that I got accepted at Northside. I scored a 297 out of 300 points on the test. Thank you once again for everything! I have recommended the course to several of my friends and we will sign up my sister in the future as well."

"I wanted to follow-up and let you know that my son has been accepted to Lane Tech for his freshman year starting next fall. He was a SelectivePrep student last fall and received 291 points for the entrance exam. Thanks for all of your help!"

"I just wanted to thank you for your dedication to supporting the students in Chicago with navigating the admissions test. Our daughter has taken many of your courses. She was admitted to Jones College Prep and we know that without your company that would not have been possible. Thank you."

"Our son got into Loyola and Walter Payton! He got a 900! Thank you!!!"

"My daughter got admissions into Payton for high school. A large credit of that is due to your prep classes. Thanks so much!"

"My daughter was accepted to Payton. Thank you for all of your help and support."

"I just wanted to let you know that our son got into Lane, his first choice! We are so happy and grateful for the boost that your program gave him!"

"Our daughter got into Payton. Thanks for your help!"

"Our daughter got into Northside which was her first choice."

"I just wanted to let you know that our son was accepted at Lane. He recently took the prep course you offered at St Bens. Thank you for putting together such a wonderful program and having such great teachers working with the kids. He enjoyed both the program and your Instructor’s teaching. We are sure that it contributed to his success on the entrance exam. Thank you again!"

"Hi there. I am the parent of a Canty school parent. Just letting you know that my daughter was admitted to Northside College Prep. Thank you!"

"I just wanted to report the scores of the girls. Thank you so much for this program. I really think it helped the girls prepare for this test and feel comfortable going in that they were well prepared. One daughter got a perfect score and was accepted to Payton. My other got a 273 and got accepted to Jones."

"On a happy note, my daughter got a perfect score on the Selective Enrollment Exam Thank you!"

"My daughter got into Lane. She attended the SelectivePrep sessions from October to December. I sat with her nearly two hours a night for about two weeks before the test and reviewed the SelectivePrep material you provided. She said that the material was harder than the test itself. It was good practice for her and I am happy that she attended your sessions. Thanks again!"

"I just wanted to say thank you for everything. My daughter received her acceptance letters yesterday from St. Ignatius and Walter Payton. I will definitely be sending my son to you this summer. Thanks again!"

"We receive the letter yesterday and our daughter was accepted into Lane. She is happy."

"I just wanted to thank you and your SelectivePrep course. Our daughter got a 297 out of 300 on the Selective Enrollment High School Entrance test. The best standardized test performance she has ever had."

"My son got into Whitney Young High School. He said the test prep definitely helped him. It was worth the investment."

"My daughter received her CPS letters yesterday. She is elated that she was accepted into Payton. Her score for the Selective Enrollment Exam was 288. Thanks for all of your help."

"This is to let you know that our son got into Northside with a total score of 892. Thank you for your program."

"My son got a 300 on the Selective Enrollment Exam and got into his first choice, Whitney Young with a score of 879. I think the class was helpful in preparing him. Thanks."

"My daughter received her acceptance letter from Jones College Prep. Thank you for the program! We’re very happy about this! Thank you again!"

"My daughter got into Jones. That was her first choice. Although she probably could have gotten into Payton."

"I wanted to update you on my son’s results – 297 out of 300. Doing the vocabulary and reading comprehension in the book was beyond helpful. Thanks so much for all of your help."

"Hello. Our son has been accepted into Whitney Young. Her first choice was Jones but a B last year had ruined his chances. His Selective Enrollment score was 297 out of 300. Thanks for your help."

"I would like to thank your Instructor and your staff for the hard work that you did with our son to prepare him for the Selective Enrollment test. Our son was offered a seat at Westinghouse College Prep for the 2015-2016 school year. My wife and I would like to thank you again for your support and help."
"Just to let you know that our son got his admissions letter yesterday and he received a full 300 points on the Selective Enrollment admissions test. He is accepted into a school of his choice and is super excited. Thanks to you and your staff for this wonderful program and a special thanks to your Instructor for her work with the kids and keeping us informed with the weekly updates. Bravo!! "


"Thank you for providing a great class at SelectivePrep. Our daughter was accepted at Walter Payton which was her first choice."
"Our daughter received her letter yesterday and got accepted to Northside. Score 300."
"We received the result yesterday. And it’s great news. Our daughter got into Payton. Thank you for your program."

"We’d like to thank you for your professional services. Our daughter really benefited from those classes, expecially as a newcomer to the USA. We are really proud of her and we believe that those classes helped her understanding of the system and helped her focus on what needed to be studied for the exam. We wish you continuing success in your business."

"I wanted to let you know that my daughter scored the full 300 points on the Selective Enrollment Exam and was accepted into her first choice school, Whitney Young. Thank you! I believe she was very well prepared thanks to the SelectivePrep course!"

"In at Whitney with points to spare for Jones or Northside or Lane if she had put those first, plus also Lincoln Park IB. She is very happy. Thanks for all your work with her!"

"We received a letter from CPS today and our son has been offered a seat at Payton with a score of 300 out of 300 on the Exam. He couldn’t have done it without the Saturday class. We are in Tier 4 and had to be perfect."

"I just wanted to inform you that my daughter was accepted into Lane and Lincoln Park. Her total score was 845. Her test score was 291 out of 300. I do have to give credit to your program."

"Our daughter received her acceptance for Northside today. She received 300 out of 300 for her Entrance Exam, her grand total was 889. Thank you to SelectivePrep. I have been recommending your courses."

"Thank you for your follow-up letter. Our daughter received the highest point total possible of 300! We are extremely happy for her. We are quite pleased that we chose the course."


"We wanted to let you know that our son has been accepted at Walter Payton and that he scored a perfect 300 on the Entrance Exam."

"All three of our kids went through your program at SelectivePrep. Our daughter and son are thriving at Whitney Young and our youngest is hoping to join them. Regardless, we are sooooo happy that SelectivePrep was available to our kids. Initially we wanted to keep you as a secret from our friends, but we couldn’t refrain from encouraging them to get on board at SelectivePrep. We’re happy that many listened."

"My daughter had 300 points on the Selective Enrollment Exam."

"I don’t know if our twins will get into any of the any of the schools that they want, but I wanted to send you this note to let you know how favorably impressed my wife and I have been with your process, the information on your website and how you and the other people with whom you work with have kept us up to date. Thanks you!"

"Thank you for preparing me for the Selective Enrollment Exam! You were very helpful and I appreciate your support. I took the Exam this Saturday and I thought it was just right (not too easy, and not too hard). I really enjoyed your classes. I have already recommended this course to several friends."

"You are the best! We tried other prep classes but my son says yours was the one that helped him the most."

"My son took your SelectivePrep course and I can’t begin to express how impressed with your course. My son learned so much from this course, he felt it helped him tremendously."

"I got my results today. 300 out of 300 points! I received a 97 in vocabulary and a 99 on all other subjects. Thank you for being such a great teacher."

"My daughter’s Selective Enrollment test results came in last Friday and were happy that she received a perfect score of 300. Thank you all so much. We have a daughter who is currently in 7th grade and we will definitely be seeing you next year."

"Results arrived and my son got 300 on the test."

"My son took his test and got a perfect score on the test – 300 out of 300. Thank you for preparing my son for the Selective High School Enrollment test. Without you he wouldn’t have made the perfect score on the test. Thanks a lot!"

"My daughter got her results today. She got a perfect score, 300 out of 300. Thank you for all the work with her."

"My daughter took your class this fall and today we received the results. She got a 99 in Vocabulary, a 99 in Reading, a 96 in Language and an 86 in Math. Her core total was 97. We are over the moon with these results and want to thank you so much for your big part in them."

"Our daughter took her test and got the results back yesterday. She scored a 297. Her overall score is now 891. Thanks for all of your help."

"We received his results today and we were very happy. He scored a 294 out of 300. He has a total of 855 out of 900. He is really hoping to get into Whitney Young. Thank you again for the SelectivePrep program. It definitely helped prepare our son for the test."

"Our daughter got the Selective Enrollment results today and scored a perfect 300 for a total of 900 points. We are so happy! Thank you so much for everything."

"The test results are in today. Our daughter got a perfect score! Thank you!"

"Thank you so much for teaching the class. Our daughter said she REALLY enjoyed your session. That’s a HUGE complement coming from her."

"Thanks so much for SelectivePrep. My daughter scored very well on the Selective Enrollment Exam as well as the Catholic & Independent school tests after taking the courses. She also enjoyed the classes & Instructor."

2015-2016: 6th Grade Parent Feedback - Complete List

"Thank you so much for all of your help and classes. My son was admitted into the IG program at Lincoln and he could not be happier. You run a terrific program"

"Thank you so much for all these updates. We’ve read them daily and really appreciate all the details. I think it’s been a really helpful week for our daughter!! Thanks again"

"A big thank you to the teacher and your program that my son has gotten accepted to the AC at Whitney Young! We highly recommend our friends to enroll their children for prepping them to be better test-takers. Also, the classes have helped my son to strengthen his understanding in other subject areas too!"

"I would like to thank you for the great work. Our daughter did really well. She put a lot of effort in and it paid off. SelectivePrep did a great job preparing her"

"Our son definitely improved a lot through taking the class and doing the prep in the subsequent weeks. Thank you again for all of your help with our son and we will be back with our younger kids!"

"I wanted to let you know that our daughter did a great job on the MAP test. In math, which we worked on nearly every day using the materials you gave her in the test prep course. She went from a 72% to a 97%. These results are incredible and we are so grateful for the guidance you gave her in the class. We will be signing up for the admissions exam test prep in the fall!"

"I just wanted to let you know that my daughter felt she did very well on the recent MAP test. She scored very high on the math portion which she usually does not do. She said that the classes really helped her and her confidence"

"I wanted to provide you with feedback on my daughter’s MAP test. She scored well! We are proud of the improvements she made. I think she left with the tools to be successful and it built her confidence in math, which was my goal in signing her up. Thank you for the instruction you provided!"

"Thanks for all of your assistance with my son. His NWEA math score increased by a whopping 11 points! Kudos to you and everyone involved with SelectivePrep. My daughter will be the next to benefit from the SelectivePrep program."
"I would like to thank you for your help with the preparation of my daughter for the MAP test. While I don’t know how much is the maximum and how much she will need for Selective Enrollment, with this score she is 10 points ahead of the next score in her class. So thank you very much again!"

"Thanks for the test prep courses and making this opportunity available to Catholic school kids. Our daughter rocked the 7th grade test with a 98-99th percentile score.

I would like to thank you for all of your help with my son. During the SelectivePrep classes he learned a lot. This helped him to receive better grades at school and make improvements in math but especially in reading. I’m so happy to see my son work harder and with enthusiasm. Thank you so much for all your help and support"

"This message is a bit delayed, we have had a very busy past few weeks, but I just wanted to let you know your work with our daughter in the SelectivePrep course paid off and she got a perfect 150 score on the Academic Center Admissions Test. She is thrilled that she will be joining her older brother at Whitney Young next fall. Thanks again and have a good spring and summer"

"Just a quick update that my daughter got into Lane’s Academic Center as one of the students accepted by rank score! Thanks for all of your help!"

"A big thank you to SelectivePrep. My son was accepted into the Whitney Young Academic Center"

"Thanks you for everything. My daughter was accepted at Lindblom Academic Center"

"Thanks for the stellar effort your entire team puts into getting the kids ready for the Academic Center exam. Your labor of love and wise counsel will not soon be forgotten. I am happy to let you know that my son was invited to join the incoming Lane Tech class. Thank you for your prep course and your part in making this possible. Keep up the great work"

"I just wanted to let you know how impressed we are with your program. We are so happy we found your program as a resource"

"I am proud to tell you that my son was accepted into the Lane Tech Academic Center. Thank you for offering your programs! His sister is a current student and we will definitely re-enroll her for the SelectivePrep Entrance Exam course in the fall. Thanks again for offering these programs to us!"

"Good news. Our son got accepted at Whitney Young, his first choice. Want to share this with you. Thank you for all the coaching and training!!"

"Our daughter was accepted to Whitney Young’s Academic Center. She credits her test prep for her performance on the Academic Center test. The difference in her score from the test last year was 19 points. Test prep demystified the test. Thank you for your course offerings"

"Test results are back and our son got into Whitney Young!! 145 for the test, 878.9 total. Thank you very much for your help. It made a lot of difference. Thanks again for all your help"
"Thanks for your classes. My daughter got into Lane Tech today, and she said she thinks she would not have without your SelectivePrep classes"
"Our son participated in the SelectivePrep program for the Academic Center Test. I am pleased to report that he was admitted to Whitney Young Academic Center with a score of 146 on the test and an overall score of 880.4. We feel that your test prep course contributed to his acceptance."

"Just wanted to update you that our daughter received a seat at Whitney Young’s Academic Center. She scored a 150 on the Academic Center Exam – a perfect score. She had a culminating score of 897/900, which means she received a seat on rank and not based on Tier. I will have two students that completed courses with SelectivePrep, and both are confident that the class was very helpful with them scoring high and getting a Selective Enrollment seat. Thank you for the additional support of your services"

"I just wanted to let you know that our daughter was accepted at Whitney Young’s Academic Center. She benefitted greatly from SelectivePrep courses. She took the prep class for last year’s test and the prep class for the entrance exam. She scored an almost perfect score and we are so proud of her. Thanks for everything!"

"I am proud to tell you that my son was accepted into the Lane Tech Academic Center"

"Just wanted to give you an update regarding my son who did the 5th grade MAP and the Academic Center classes. Happy to report that he received an offer from his first choice, Lane Tech Academic Center. His total score was 867. He had 99% in both reading and math for MAP and scored a 139 on the Academic Center test. He ran out of time on one section. In any event, we think that your classes really helped."

"My daughter was offered a seat at Kenwood, which was her first choice. Her composite score was 720. Thank you for your help. I strongly recommend parents use your program."

"I just wanted to share with you that your Academic Center test prep class is one of the best decisions our family has ever made. As a 5th grader, our daughter scored a 127 on the exam with no prep. She took your course this fall and I am pleased to report that her test score rose to 146. Her composite score was 886.5. She was awarded a rank seat at WYAC, her top choice. Thank you so much for your amazing service. We will undoubtedly be enrolling our younger children in the future"

"Our son got accepted to Taft Academic Center! I firmly believe it would not have happened without your course. Thank you and we will gladly use your courses again."
"I have great news. Our son scored very well on the exam putting him in a good position for both position for both Lane Tech and Whitney Young. Thank you so much for helping make that a reality"

"Hello! My son took the Academic Center prep session in the fall and took the test in February. We received an offer letter from Lane which was our first choice and his overall score was 882! On the AC test, our son scored 144. We recommend SelectivePrep to all of our friends with young children looking to bolster their children’s skill and confidence on these gatekeeper tests.

I would like to thank SelectivePrep. My son was in your November session to prepare for the Academic Center test. He’s been accepted at Kenwood Academy"

"Wanted to let you know that our daughter was offered a seat at Whitney next year. Thank you for preparing her for the test – it obviously helped"

"I am proud to say that our daughter has gotten into Whitney Young’s Academic Center. Thank you for your support and help."

"This is one of your former students at SelectivePrep. I have some great news to share with you. I got accepted into Whitney Young! For the entrance exam, I got a 144/150 and overall I got an 874.4/900. I would just like to thank you for teaching me about the MAP test and entrance exam. You were a great teacher and I think that you have helped me a lot getting into Young. Thank you again"

"Leaving feedback. Our son scored 146 on the Academic Center Test. Scored 880.4 total points. Accepted into Whitney Young Academic Center. Thank you!"

"Our son took your class in the fall. He was accepted at Whitney Young. His test score was 147."

"We are thrilled that our daughter was offered a seat at Whitney Young Academic Center for the 2015-2016 school year! This was our first choice, and we plan to accept the offer"

"I just wanted to thank you and SelectivePrep. Our son took your MAP test prep class last spring and the Academic Center prep this fall and took the admissions test back in mid-November. He got a 99/99 on his NWEA/MAP test and 264 points on the AC admissions test for a total score of 864. He was offered a seat at his first choice, Lane! We are so excited for him and this opportunity. Thank you for sharing your company’s expertise. I think my son went in more prepared and confident than he would have without your help. And that preparation and confidence was reflected in his scores"
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2014-2015: 6th Grade Parent Feedback - Complete List

"I have been wanting to thank you and your Instructor for providing excellent service to us and our daughter. Your communication with us has been stellar and very helpful. Your Instructor was exceptional to work with. He consistently demonstrated commitment, patience and genuine interest in preparing our daughter for a very stressful and challenging exam. I will continue to recommend your services and more importantly invest in the prep classes for future exam preparations and potentially summer courses as well. We could not be happier with the program."

"Our daughter was accepted to Whitney Young Academic Center!"

"My son was accepted to Lane, our first choice. Thank you so much for your help and advice during the test prep and application process. We are very excited! His test score was 137, and his overall score was 858."

"I just wanted to tell you that my daughter who attended your 5th grade prep course and your academic center prep test course has been accepted to LTAC. Thank you very much for helping in her preparation."

"I wanted to let you know that my daughter was admitted to Whitney Young. While her grades and 5th grade scores were very strong, we credit SelectivePrep with giving her confidence when going into the Academic Center Exam. Thank you."

"I just wanted to take time to let you know that my daughter just received a letter offering her admission to Whitney Young! We are delighted. We are very proud of her obviously, but she credits her ability to decode and answer those questions to the prep class she took with your program. Thank you and we will be back with another child in the near future. Thanks again and keep up the good work!"

"My sixth grader got a perfect score on the entrance exam after taking your course. Thank you so much for your services!!"

"We are happy to inform you that my daughter was accepted into Whitney Young for the Academic Center program. She is quite delighted and preparing to accept the offer. I want to thank you for offering an opportunity to maximize her competitive edge and give her the best possible chance she had to get in. Her score was outstanding! Best of luck in preparing the next group of kids."

"I would definitely recommend this course. Even though our child was just slightly shy of acceptance, it reaffirmed that going for his choice was not unrealistic. I found the prep course to be valuable for my son. It helped his composure and confidence before the test. After the test he said there were no surprises. The preparation helped a great deal. He was able to optimize the time because he knew how to approach each question and didn't leave questions unanswered. I also want to add that my son's Instructor was an excellent teacher. He did an honest assessment of my son's needs and he was patient and informative at each session. The SelectivePrep staff also has been very professional and quickly replied to our concerns. I am satisfied with the results and would definitely recommend this course to our friends. Thank you."

"I just wanted to let you know that my daughter was accepted to Whitney Young Academic Center. Thanks for your help in preparing for the entrance exam."

"My son got into Lane. Thanks for all the help."

"We just learned of our son's acceptance to Whitney Young and are so happy. He scored a perfect 900 points. Thank you for your role in this."

"My son was accepted into the 7th grade at Whitney Young. He took your SelectivePrep course this year. Thank you and your team for all of the support!"

"We found out yesterday that our son was accepted to Lane Tech, his first choice and his test score was 137 – his overall score was 858. Thank you so much for all your help in preparing him for the test! We're very grateful."

"My daughter is really learning a lot of exam taking skills from this course. I think that this course comes at a good time when there are so many unknowns this year."

"My daughter was selected for Kenwood's Academic Center. She is so excited! Thank you."

"My daughter scored a 122 on the test and a 796.3 overall. She was accepted into Lindblom which was our first choice school. Thank you for your assistance with the practice materials."

"My daughter was accepted by Taft Academic Center. We're thrilled. Thanks!"

"My son took the test prep course this past winter and he really benefitted from the class. He will be entering the Academic Center at Lindblom in the fall."

"I am happy to inform you that my daughter got a seat at Whitney Young Academic Center Program. We are very excited and happy about her achievement. I would like to thank SelectivePrep for preparing her for her tests. She wouldn't have been able to do it without your help."

"My son got a 150 on the Academic Center test. I am pretty sure that is a perfect score. I was astounded! Coming out of the test, he said it was much easier than the sample test he was taking with SelectivePrep, which is great because he was fully prepared and knew what to expect."

"Our son received his offer to Whitney Young on Monday and he is absolutely thrilled. SelectivePrep really prepared him and he felt confident going into the test. His test score was 146 and his total was 885. Thank you again. All of our children will be attending SelectivePrep courses."

"I wanted to inform you that my son was accepted to LTAC with an 864. Also two of his friends that attended the course with him were both accepted to Taft. Thanks again. I really believe that the test preparation was invaluable to him."

"I'd like to let you know that my son was accepted into the Academic Center Program for 7th grade at Taft High School. Thank you very much for your SelectivePrep class."

"I just wanted to let you know that my son was accepted for Taft in the second round, which makes me so happy! My son made it into Taft last year. Neither one of them could have done it without the help of SelectivePrep and the wonderful Instructors you have chosen for the classes. I can't thank you enough! I am sure we will be registering for classes in the future. You're the best!"

"I've got great news. My daughter was selected for a second draw into the Taft Academic Center program. We are very happy for her. Thank you for a great prep program. It is very helpful."

"Our personal experience with SelectivePrep was excellent. Our Instructor was outstanding and I particularly loved the weekly detailed recaps that helped us focus on areas where my daughter needed more work. The homework, tips and practice tests certainly made her more confident."

"We were very impressed with our Instructor. He really did a great job keeping my daughter motivated and preparing her for the test. I don't know what the outcome may be for her test, but I do know that she has a lot more confidence and optimism about taking it. Thanks!"

"One of my friends just took the Academic Center admissions test and got into Whitney Young. She said that everything in our materials was indeed on the test."

"Thank you very much for the help you gave the kids. I am sure you also devoted time to make sure the improvement in each kid was significant and it showed with my son. I wish more programs like this are open to prepare our kids better. I am very happy with the results."

"My son was accepted into Taft! We are excited and appreciate your help. The class was great and we plan on sending my daughter in a couple of years."

"I would like to let you know that our daughter was accepted by Lane Tech. Thanks for the wonderful program."

"We are happy to pass along the good news that our daughter got into the Academic Center. She will go to Taft. She scored 873 points."

"I just wanted to let you know that our daughter got into Whitney Young. Thank you very much."

"Just wanted to let you know that our daughter was offered a seat at Whitney Young Academic Center. We are thrilled!"

"My daughter was selected for Taft's regional gifted program."

"Our son got into Lane. Test score was 138 and overall score was 861. Thanks!"

 

2011-2012: 6th Grade Parent Feedback - Complete List

"Our daughter received an offer of acceptance from the Kenwood Academic Center. We will also consider applying to the new Lane Tech Academic Center. Thank you for your support and excellent communication."

"Our daughter scored 129 on the test with a total score of 832. I think the preparation course was beneficial."

"We're in and thrilled!!! Thank you so much for all of your help. I'm sure we'll be back and will spread the good word about your fantastic program.

"Our daughter was accepted into the Taft program. We are very proud of her!"

"Our daughter was definitely helped by your program. She got her letter today and got an overall score of 816. Thank you for all of your work!"

"My son scored a 134 on the test and ended up with an 834. He just got accepted to Lane Tech! He is thrilled and so are we. Thanks for your help!"

"Our daughter tested for the Whitney Young Academic Center and was accepted. Her score was 150 on the test."

"Our son was accepted in the Academic Center at Whitney Young for 7th Grade. Thank you for your assistance."

"Our daughter was accepted to her first choice. Your class not only prepared her, but allowed her to feel comfortable taking the exam. Thanks so much to you and your staff."

"Our son got into Whitney Young. He scored a 149 out of potential 150 on the test."

2014: 8th Grade Parent Feedback - Complete List

"Today I got the admissions letters for Selective Enrollment. I got accepted into Whitney Young High School with a total score of 898 out of 900. Thank you for your help! I think that this course really helped me."

"Payton it is!"

"My son attended the SelectivePrep program last fall. Today we received the notice that he got into Whitney Young High School. To our delight, he got 99 in all four subjects in the entrance exam and so he got the full score. We are so happy for him and wanted to share the good news with you. Thank you so much for all of your help. My son improved a lot during the program."

"Our daughter got into Walter Payton!"

"Thank you so much for your assistance in preparing my child for the Selective Enrollment High School Exam! She scored a perfect 300 out of 300 and has been accepted into her 1st choice Selective Enrollment High School – Jones. Thank you so much for all of your help!!!"

"Our daughter got into Brooks which was her 2nd choice. You were right on target with what she needed to work on. I appreciate everything that you've done to help her."

"Our son got into Whitney. We would recommend your class to anyone. Thank you for your help."

"Our son just got his letter and scored 877 and got accepted into Lane Tech. He believes that the prep class provided him with the test taking strategies that helped him tremendously. Thank you."

"I just wanted to let you know that my daughter received an offer from Brooks!! I know that my daughter was not the best test taker and this is why I chose to enroll her in this class. Being a straight A student just wasn't enough. But thanks to your program, she will now be a part of one of Chicago's best high schools. Thank you!"

"I wanted to let you know that my son scored 900 out of 900 – thanks to the great teaching of your Instructor."

"I wanted to thank you and your staff for doing a fabulous job with my daughter. She scored 882 out of 900 points in the Selective Enrollment process. Thanks so very much!"

"I just wanted to share our son's fantastic results – 300 points! My son has always been a good test taker, but I am sure that the prep class helped him gain an even bigger edge."

""Our son got his test result and he got a perfect score. He also took your 7th grade classes and got a total of 900 points. Thank you so much. I am sure that the classes he took helped him do well.""

""Our son enjoyed the course. He felt he has learned many new concepts and he was intrigued and challenged. The Instructor related well to the students and at the same time he was challenging and kept the class running productively. My son enjoyed working with him. Thank you for all of your efforts.""

""We thought the prep sessions were terrific and the Instructor was a god.""

""My son enrolled and took the Selective Enrollment course. He did very well and was accepted to Whitney Young. I believe the prep course he took was a tremendous help in preparing him for the entrance exams he took. My daughter took a much needed math course with you in the same year. She has benefited greatly from this course.""

"Perfect 300 – received the letter today. Thank you for all you have done to help him nail it. He has a composite of 885.""

"First of all... your program is great."

"I would like to thank you and the SelectivePrep staff for all the work you put in with my daughter. She has a total of 843 out of 900 with a test score of 269 out of 300. Her core rank is 88%. She did very well because of you and your staff. Because of these scores, she will get a seat in one of the top four schools. For the record, I recommend SelectivePrep to anyone who is looking for test preparation."

"We wanted to give a huge thanks to SelectivePrep and our Instructor. We receive the Selective Enrollment Exam test results back for our daughter and she scored 300 out of 300! Amazing! A huge thanks for getting her ready to succeed in the exam. We are forever grateful. Thank you!"

"You guys are fantastic!!! Thank you."

"My daughter received her results. She got 300 points. She scored 99 in each of the four categories. She got a 99 in Math and a 98 in Verbal on her 7th grade test. I'm pretty sure with these results she'll end up at Payton. Tanks again for your help!"

"We received the scores today. Our daughter got a 300! Thanks so much for the course."

"I just wanted to report that our daughter got three 99's on the test for a perfect 300. We are thrilled and definitely feel like SelectivePrep helped make it happen."

"Thanks for offering these clinics as part of the program. Our son has found them useful in deepening his understanding of the material. Greatly appreciated."

"We received our son's scores today and we are extremely proud of him and grateful to you for all of your help!!! We couldn't have asked for a better Instructor – you go above & beyond."

"I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for the learning opportunity that my son experienced these past 8 weeks. Our son's Instructor was excellent."

"Thanks again for all of your help and just so you know our daughter thought her Instructor was excellent and approachable. She didn't mind going to a class on Sundays because she enjoyed the teaching – so that means a lot."

"Our daughter feels good about the test. Thanks very much for the great preparation."

"Our son says that his experience with the Instructor and the classes has been wonderful and he is still working on his workbook trying to practice in the areas that he needs to improve. I should mention that he told me that he is getting together with his classmates and all of them are bringing the workbook to help each other out. I thought that it was an awesome idea. Thank you for everything you and the Instructors have done for our kids."

"My daughter took the course recently and got her test results back last Saturday. She got a 300 out of 300!! So I just wanted to let you know and thank you. It was definitely worth every cent and every hour spent in class!!"

"I want to express my gratitude and admiration for your work during the SelectivePrep session with my daughter. I was impressed with the e-mails you sent and the extra time you spent commenting on my daughter's individual performance. Your evaluations were always clear and I was pleased that you reported on her strengths and weaknesses with candor and encouragement. Based on your statements, we regularly worked extra in the areas where she has the most difficulty. Thank you so much for your efforts."

"Thank you for your support and follow-up. We are pleased to advise you that our son scored 300 out of 300!"

"My son took your fall class and then took his Selective Enrollment Exam and got a perfect score. He usually does not doesn't test well on these types of tests. So thank you so much! I have been telling a lot of my friends about you. Thank you so much again."

"I am pleased to announce that my son has accepted an offer to attend Lane Tech this fall. He is pretty excited and the family is very happy he will be going to a very good school the next four years. We found the SelectivePrep course to be very helpful in significantly improving his reading and math fundamentals. This course was recommended by a parent whose child also took the course and has been attending Lane Tech. My son has two classmates who also took the course and accepted offers to go to Lane Tech."

"Thank you so much for all of the information that you have provided. I cannot express enough how much SelectivePrep has helped my two daughters achieve their goals by getting an offer from a Selective Enrollment High School. It's been a difficult struggle, but by far we could not have done it without the preparation offered by SelectivePrep. Thank you again for such a wonderful program and it was such a great investment! We couldn't have done it without you and all the wonderful teachers and supportive staff!!"

"We left no stone unturned and enrolled our son into SelectivePrep. Our son aced the Entrance Exam, scoring 300 out of 300 and accumulated an 895 score. Without a doubt, SelectivePrep's classes were a major factor in this accomplishment. Your strategy to groom the students to take the test and to do as well as possible is unparalleled. The Instructors hired to communicate the material to the students are exceptional and get the job done. If we can ever be of assistance in supporting your organization, please reach out. It takes a community to do this and thank you again for being a part of our community. It is life altering."

"Thanks ever so much for your excellent clarification, motivation, direction and instruction of our son. He was admitted to Lane! Feel free to contact me for parent testimony if needed!"

"Just letting you know that my daughter got accepted to Walter Payton. Thanks for all you do for the children. Where would we be without people like you! Thanks!"

"I just received our daughters' letters. They both got into their first choice schools. One scored a 300 on the test and the other a 297! All three of my daughters took your SelectivePrep course and got into their first choice schools. I refer people to you all the time. Thank you!!!"

"We just wanted to let you know that we received the admissions letter and our son was accepted at Whitney Young. He is so excited and happy. All of the hard work paid off. A big thank you and all the people that invest their time to make this happen for all of us. This is an experience that he will never forget."

"My daughter got 297 out of 300 for the Selective Enrollment Exam. Her total score was 878."

"I just wanted to let you know that my son got accepted to Whitney young on the first round. Thank you to SelectivePrep for all of your help."

"Our daughter accepted a seat at Lane. We are very pleased to say the least! She feels and we agree that she benefited a great deal by taking your test prep courses. Thanks very much!"

"Our daughter was accepted to Lane Tech High School for the fall. This was her first choice. We feel the SelectivePrep classes were very helpful."

"I just wanted to let you know that our daughter got into Whitney Young. She had a perfect entrance exam score – 300 out of 300. She said your prep course definitely helped her. Thank you."

"By the way, the class my daughter took helped her a lot. She did well – 276 out of 300 but unfortunately not enough for Tier 4."

"Our daughter was accepted to her 1st choice, Walter Payton, with a total score of 889. Thank you so much for your help."

"Just a quick note to let you know that I really appreciate all the feedback, assistance and e-mails that our Instructor gave me throughout the process. As hard as it was for my son to attend the classes (what kid wants extra homework especially on a Saturday!), I know that he felt it was very helpful! I just wanted you to know that your Instructor is doing a great job."

"I just wanted to let you know that my son received an acceptance letter for his first choice. He will be attending Northside in the fall. I think he learned some very valuable test taking skills from the SelectivePrep class."

"My daughter was in your class this past year. I'm happy to report that she scored well enough to obtain her 2nd choice South Shore college Preparatory High School. It's one of the newest Selective Enrollment Schools. She received a 248 out of 300 on the Selective Enrollment Exam and we know that your teaching and class helped her prepare for the test. We truly appreciate your patience and assistance. Thanks."

"Just to let you know that my daughter made it into Northside Prep. She got an 898. Thanks again for the help."

"My son got into Northside Prep! Thank you!!!!"

"My daughter was accepted at Payton. Thank you for this program!"

"I wanted to thank you for all of the tips you gave me. I was accepted at Walter Payton. I hope you can continue helping students for the years that come. Once again, thank you."

"Thanks for offering the class. My daughter got 300 out of 300 on the test and got her first choice."

"My son received 300 points out of 300 points on the Selective Enrollment Exam. He was admitted to Payton."

"I just wanted to give you an update. Our daughter took the class at North Park in October and took the test in November. Her final score was 855 with a 280 on the actual test. She received an offer to Lane which she has accepted. We know that taking the class helped her in overall points. Thanks so much!"

"I just wanted to let you know that our son got into Lane Tech. Thank you."

"My son did very well on the Entrance Exam. His score is 297."

"Our son was accepted to Walter Payton with an 898 score in Tier 4. Next we need help to get my daughter prepared. Many thanks for your help."

"My daughter got into Northside Prep, her 1st choice! Her score of 898 was high enough for all of the schools we listed, including Walter Payton. She really enjoyed the classes. She credits them with preparing her for the rigors of the exams!"

"My daughter was accepted into her first choice school, Jones."

"My daughter received a perfect score and was able to get into her first choice, Northside Prep. She would not have been able to do it without you. I will brag about your program to anyone who will listen."

"I just wanted to let you know that my son got his scores back and he received a 300 on his test score so a total of 898. We are so excited for him. He will be going to Whitney Young. Thank you for your help. Give yourself a pat on the back!"

"Your course absolutely helped my son. He scored 300 out of 300 on the test. His total score was 868."

"I just wanted to let you know that our son was admitted to St. Ignatius, his first choice for high school. We feel that the SelectivePrep test prep was very beneficial and helped him improve his test taking strategies. Thanks very much."

"I know that you like feedback on how things went. My daughter took your 7th and 8th grade classes last year and this past fall. She had a total score of 871 and ranked Lane 1st. She was accepted by pure rank and is very happy to be going there next year. Thank you for helping her get there."

"Thanks ever so much for your excellent clarification, motivation, and instruction of our son and his successful SelectivePrep course and outcome! He was admitted to Lane! Feel free to contact me for parent testimony if needed!"

"My daughters both attended the SelectivePrep program and both got into Whitney Young. We were very happy with the program and the results."

"I just wanted to give you an update on my son. He scored an 888 on the Selective Enrollment Exam and was accepted into Whitney Young, which was his first choice. I believe that your program was very beneficial to his doing so well. Thank you."

"I am so happy to tell you that we just got an envelope and our son is accepted to Jones! This was his first choice. He scored 99% on his test and 300 out of 300 as the paper says. I am writing you to thank you for being patient with me and for all the great work you at SelectivePrep did. Without the course, I know he would not come near this kind of score and admission. Incidentally, thanks to this prep, he aced his Terra Nova as well. So again, thank you very much and of course, should you like any feedback from my son, don't hesitate to contact us. Best to everybody at SelectivePrep!"

"Our daughter just got her score – 863. She got into Lane. She also got into Lincoln Park IB and Ogden IB. Thank you!"

"I would like you to know that my daughter was accepted to Walter Payton. She got a 297 out of 300 on the exam. Payton was her first choice, so she's really happy."

"My daughter received an offer from Lane Tech and Lincoln Park Double Honors Program."

"My son will be attending Lane — his first choice. He received a 297 on the test."

"My daughter took your test prep course and scored a 297 out of 300. She secured a spot at Lane with a final score of 886."

"We are very excited and proud of our daughter. She was accepted to Walter Payton. The points she received on her exam was 297 out of 300 and Payton was her first choice. She did it! Thanks a lot for all of your help!"

"My daughter and step son were accepted into their first choice – Northside."

"Thank you so much for all of the information that you have provided. I cannot express enough how much SelectivePrep has helped my two daughters achieve their goals by getting an offer from a Selective Enrollment High School. It's been a difficult struggle, but by far we could not have done it without the preparation offered by SelectivePrep. Thank you again for such a wonderful program and it was such a great investment! We couldn't have done it without you and all the wonderful teachers and supportive staff!!"

"I am pleased to announce that my son has accepted an offer to attend Lane Tech this fall. He is pretty excited and the family is very happy he will be going to a very good school the next four years. We found the SelectivePrep course to be very helpful in significantly improving his reading and math fundamentals. This course was recommended by a parent whose child also took the course and has been attending Lane Tech. My son has two classmates who also took the course and accepted offers to go to Lane Tech."

"My son took your fall class and then took his Selective Enrollment Exam and got a perfect score. He usually does not doesn't test well on these types of tests. So thank you so much! I have been telling a lot of my friends about you. Thank you so much again."

"Thank you for your support and follow-up. We are pleased to advise you that our son scored 300 out of 300!"

"I want to express my gratitude and admiration for your work during the SelectivePrep session with my daughter. I was impressed with the e-mails you sent and the extra time you spent commenting on my daughter's individual performance. Your evaluations were always clear and I was pleased that you reported on her strengths and weaknesses with candor and encouragement. Based on your statements, we regularly worked extra in the areas where she has the most difficulty. Thank you so much for your efforts."

"My daughter took the course recently and got her test results back last Saturday. She got a 300 out of 300!! So I just wanted to let you know and thank you. It was definitely worth every cent and every hour spent in class!!"

"Our son says that his experience with the Instructor and the classes has been wonderful and he is still working on his workbook trying to practice in the areas that he needs to improve. I should mention that he told me that he is getting together with his classmates and all of them are bringing the workbook to help each other out. I thought that it was an awesome idea. Thank you for everything you and the Instructors have done for our kids."

"Our daughter feels good about the test. Thanks very much for the great preparation."

"Thanks again for all of your help and just so you know our daughter thought her Instructor was excellent and approachable. She didn't mind going to a class on Sundays because she enjoyed the teaching – so that means a lot."

"I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for the learning opportunity that my son experienced these past 8 weeks. Our son's Instructor was excellent."

"We received our son's scores today and we are extremely proud of him and grateful to you for all of your help!!! We couldn't have asked for a better Instructor – you go above & beyond."

"Thanks for offering these clinics as part of the program. Our son has found them useful in deepening his understanding of the material. Greatly appreciated."

"I just wanted to report that our daughter got three 99's on the test for a perfect 300. We are thrilled and definitely feel like SelectivePrep helped make it happen."

"We received the scores today. Our daughter got a 300! Thanks so much for the course."

"My daughter received her results. She got 300 points. She scored 99 in each of the four categories. She got a 99 in Math and a 98 in Verbal on her 7th grade test. I'm pretty sure with these results she'll end up at Payton. Tanks again for your help!"

"You guys are fantastic!!! Thank you."

"We wanted to give a huge thanks to SelectivePrep and our Instructor. We receive the Selective Enrollment Exam test results back for our daughter and she scored 300 out of 300! Amazing! A huge thanks for getting her ready to succeed in the exam. We are forever grateful. Thank you!"

"I would like to thank you and the SelectivePrep staff for all the work you put in with my daughter. She has a total of 843 out of 900 with a test score of 269 out of 300. Her core rank is 88%. She did very well because of you and your staff. Because of these scores, she will get a seat in one of the top four schools. For the record, I recommend SelectivePrep to anyone who is looking for test preparation."

"First of all... your program is great."

"Perfect 300 – received the letter today. Thank you for all you have done to help him nail it. He has a composite of 885."

"My son enrolled and took the Selective Enrollment course. He did very well and was accepted to Whitney Young. I believe the prep course he took was a tremendous help in preparing him for the entrance exams he took. My daughter took a much needed math course with you in the same year. She has benefited greatly from this course."

"We thought the prep sessions were terrific and the Instructor was a god."

"Our son enjoyed the course. He felt he has learned many new concepts and he was intrigued and challenged. The Instructor related well to the students and at the same time he was challenging and kept the class running productively. My son enjoyed working with him. Thank you for all of your efforts."

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