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Testing Mom Gives Hopeful Parents 50 Free Gifted and Talented Practice Questions

August 18, 2011

MIAMI, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Testing Mom – an internet company that specializes in gifted and talented and private school admissions testing – just announced they are offering 50 free practice questions to parents wanting to get their young child into a top-tier private school or gifted program.

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In an environment as competitive as gifted admissions, there is no limit to the amount of time, energy, and effort parents will spend in helping their child to succeed. Co-Founder Michael McCurdy said “Tutoring and retail outlets often charge hundreds or thousands of dollars for their services, while TestingMom.com makes it affordable for everyone, even in this down economy.” The 50 free practice questions TestingMom.com is offering go along with the web site’s mission to provide affordable expert guidance and gifted and talented test prep materials to all parents who want to ensure their child’s success.

TestingMom.com hopes that the 50 free gifted and talented practice test questions, some of which are modeled after the OLSAT test (Otis-Lennon School Abilities Test), will help parents determine the amount of preparation their child will need in order to be accepted. The OLSAT test is one of the tests required of children applying to New York City’s gifted and talented public schools.

The free questions are taken from TestingMom.com’s extensive inventory of original test prep materials for commonly-used intelligence tests, including the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales, the WPPSI-ERB test (Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence), the Bracken School Readiness Assessment, the CogAT (Cognitive Abilities Test), and the NNAT (Naglieri Non-Verbal Ability Test).

About Testing Mom: Testing Mom, LLC is an online-based membership service for parents seeking prep materials and expert guidance on Gifted and Talented admissions. The company was founded last year by Karen Quinn, author of the New York Times Bestselling The Ivy Chronicles and Testing for Kindergarten and inventor of IQ Fun Park: Test Prep Disguised as a Game, and Michael McCurdy, one of the most popular “daddy bloggers” in New York City with his New York City Gifted and Talented Blog.

Media Contact: Michael McCurdy TestingMom.com, 917-510-3115, michael@testingmom.com

SOURCE TestingMom.com


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