School Admissions

Keinan Sheffy specializes in assessment and selection of applicants of all ages for admission into all types of educational institutions and programs. The testing and selection process is customized most precisely to the needs of the specific educational institution (university, college, high school, middle school, elementary school, boarding school, special programs, and organizational training programs of all kinds), the type of institution and its character, and the specific program and its requirements. The procedure is designed to evaluate applicants’ suitability for a specific program at a specific educational institution.

The testing and selection procedure at Keinan Sheffy typically includes the following stages:

  • Study of the educational institution, including organizational structure and culture.
  • Study of the program and its features, after which admission requirements are defined.
  • Determination of the specific testing and selection procedure and its scope.
  • A comprehensive scholastic assessment is performed including tests covering admission requirements, including intelligence tests, learning style, academic-vocational aptitudes, creativity, management and initiative, personality and credibility tests, a personal biographical questionnaire, program-specific tests and exercises, knowledge tests, simulations in groups and pairs, and a personal interview.
  • A detailed, in-depth assessment report is prepared on each applicant. Assessment reports include a (verbal and quantitative) summary of the scores on each parameter comprising each cluster of skills (intellectual, scholastic, creativity, management and initiative, personality, social), a verbal description of the applicant’s weaknesses and strengths, and a summary and recommendation (verbal and quantitative). The assessment reports focuses on the applicant’s suitability for a specific program at a specific educational institution.
  • The assessment report also includes information on the optimal manner of admission and preparations for each applicant, if admitted into the program.
  • Final reports include applicants’ rankings and comparison of all candidates.
  • The process includes professional consulting services throughout the process for the institution’s administration and program director: defining the procedure, control and feedback, a discussion of dilemmas and their resolution, workshops and trainings.
  • High predictive validity is achieved through the use of a broad range of valid and reliable assessment instruments, precise customization of these instruments to each institution, and an in-depth assessment of the applicants by multiple judges. The result is a highly effective instrument that supports superior, efficient managerial decision making.
  • The testing and selection procedure at Keinan Sheffy offers an outstanding standard of professionalism and customer service, which includes attention to transparency, discretion, quick response times, and efficiency.

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