About Stephen Hayes

Stephen Hayes is General Academic's Vice President. Stephen created the curriculum for our ISEE, SAT, PSAT, and ACT services, and he is always happy to talk shop about any of your academic needs. Stephen loves to travel abroad, especially if it’s to Iceland! He graduated from Houston Baptist University with a BA in English in 2010, and he has been a Texan since age 4.

Tutoring Jobs in Houston – Math, Science, SAT, ACT, ISEE

General Academic is actively hiring brilliant tutors to join our Houston team; no car is required when working from our Rice Village office. Tutoring K12 students is both emotionally fulfilling and financially rewarding. We are a premier tutoring, test prep, enrichment, and publishing company based in the Rice Village. [...]

By |2022-05-10T10:08:37-05:00May 10th, 2022|Recruiting|Comments Off on Tutoring Jobs in Houston – Math, Science, SAT, ACT, ISEE

General Academic Students Ace the ISEE Private School Admissions Test

During the 2021-2022 fall testing cycle, nearly 300 Houston-area students prepared for their ISEE and SSAT private school admissions tests with General Academic. While every child’s situation is unique and we’re unable to guarantee specific results, we are nonetheless delighted to see such excellent outcomes from this year’s cohort. In [...]

By |2022-04-05T15:19:12-05:00April 4th, 2022|ISEE, Schools|Comments Off on General Academic Students Ace the ISEE Private School Admissions Test

Our COVID-19 Offerings and Precautions

We are operating all services "as normal" while taking every precaution in the face of the continuing pandemic threat. We are closely monitoring the ongoing covid threats including the emergence of new variants and continue to follow local and CDC guidelines. The vaccination rate among our team is over 98%. [...]

By |2022-03-10T10:37:59-06:00March 1st, 2022|Announcements|2 Comments

Register Now for Summer 2021 ISEE, SAT, and ACT Courses

Our summer courses for College Applications, ISEE, P/SAT, and ACT provide an invaluable head start to fall testing and applications. Our very small classes are capped at 6 students and allow for individualized attention from our brilliant instructors. All classes meet remotely or at our socially-distanced, loft-like office just [...]

By |2021-06-09T14:12:45-05:00March 8th, 2021|ACT, Announcements, ISEE, P/SAT, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Register Now for Summer 2021 ISEE, SAT, and ACT Courses

Managing Learning During COVID-19 Disruptions

The global COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted the academic year for Houston-area students. As of this writing, private and public schools are ordered closed through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. Academic Schedule Disruptions due to Covid STAAR end of year testing is suspended per [...]

By |2020-09-24T16:56:19-05:00March 16th, 2020|OOD|Comments Off on Managing Learning During COVID-19 Disruptions

Register Now for Summer 2020 Test Prep Courses

Our summer courses for the ISEE, P/SAT, and ACT provide an invaluable head start to fall testing. Our very small classes are capped at 8 students and allow for individualized attention from our brilliant instructors. All classes meet remotely or at our socially-distanced, loft-like office just north of the [...]

By |2021-03-08T13:43:29-06:00February 7th, 2020|ACT, Announcements, Homepage, ISEE, P/SAT|Comments Off on Register Now for Summer 2020 Test Prep Courses

ISEE Upper Level Advice and Resources

The Upper Level ISEE is the standardized test taken by students wishing to apply to most private schools in Houston for grades 9-12. It is a five-part, 3-hour, and 161 question exam testing mostly math and English skills. Like almost any test, students can and should prepare for it: [...]

By |2020-02-20T15:20:45-06:00February 6th, 2020|ISEE|Comments Off on ISEE Upper Level Advice and Resources

Official ISEE Upper Level Practice Test Answer Explanations

Do you have a child taking the Upper Level ISEE? If so, chances are you've downloaded the official practice test from the exam's administrator, ERB, but were disappointed to find that there weren't any answer explanations. We've solved that problem for you. Click through the link below to find [...]

By |2020-02-21T17:52:03-06:00February 6th, 2020|ISEE, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Official ISEE Upper Level Practice Test Answer Explanations

Free ISEE Vocabulary Flashcards at Piqosity

General Academic has partnered with Piqosity.com to offer digital flash cards for 1200 vocabulary words. We've spent more than 6 years curating this list to help students prepare for the ISEE Upper, Middle, and Lower Levels: For the ISEE Upper Level, the 1200 ISEE vocabulary words are divided into [...]

By |2020-02-26T11:09:54-06:00September 26th, 2019|ISEE|Comments Off on Free ISEE Vocabulary Flashcards at Piqosity

ISEE Test Dates in Houston for 2019-2020

Students may take the ISEE up to three times (once in a defined period) in order to secure their best possible score (scroll down for dates): April - July (some schools may not accept scores from this period) August - November December - March We recommend registering for both [...]

By |2020-02-20T15:22:40-06:00August 6th, 2019|ISEE|Comments Off on ISEE Test Dates in Houston for 2019-2020
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