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Kawaijuku Practice Test Data Analysis System
Browse, print, and download the aggregate data for Kawaijuku's Zento Trial Exam.
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Zento Trial Exam Analysis Menu
We provide the latest data related to applicant trends compiled from the Zento Trial Exam.
In addition to general trends of undergraduate applicants by faculty, we can also tally data on the number of applicants and their grades at your university, as well as other universities and faculties that students plan on applying to. We can also give an understanding of applicant trends at other universities.
- Application trends by faculty
- Academic achievement distribution by university, faculty, and department
- Application trends at a glance
- Analysis by region, university, and high school
- Status of concurrent applications by university and faculty
CSV output is available for most items.
What is the Zento Trial Exam?
Kawaijuku conducts practice exams over 40 times a year for high school students and high school graduates nationwide. Many students aiming to go to university or junior college take these tests, with a total of over 2.99 million participating in 2019.
Two features of the Zento Trial Exam
1. A wealth of data pertaining to the nation's leading statistical population of high school students and high school graduates
The Zento Trial Exam includes the Mark Practiced Test in preparation for standardized university entrance exams and second tests for national universities, as well as essay writing for private university entrance exams where it is required. It's conducted with one of the largest statistical populations in the nation, providing an array of practice tests corresponding to the authentic entrance exams of particular universities.
2. Quickly updated to match trends in aspirations among applicants
The Zento Trial Exam is updated in a timely manner to reflect information including the expansion and reorganization of universities, their faculties, and departments, as well as changes in subjects covered on entrance exams. The evaluation criteria are reviewed each time to provide more accurate assessments. We also accept changes regarding the student's university of choice as well as the subject they are testing for. With a large statistical population and detailed support for each examinee, the Zento Trial ExamⓇ provides a quick means of ascertaining changes in what students are seeking.
Annual Exam Lineup (only practice tests that provide data) *2019 results
|Practice Test||Taken By||Testing Period|
|1st Zento Mark||3rd Year High School Students / Graduates||Early May|
|1st Zento Kijutsu||3rd Year High School Students / Graduates||Late May|
|2nd Zento Mark||3rd Year High School Students / Graduates||Early August|
|2nd Zento Kijutsu||3rd Year High School Students / Graduates||Mid-September|
|3rd Zento Mark||3rd Year High School Students / Graduates||Late October to early November|
|3rd Zento Kijutsu||3rd Year High School Students / Graduates||Late October|
|Zento Standardized University Entrance Exam Pretest||3rd Year High School Students / Graduates||Early December|
|Zento Mark 2nd Year High School Practice Test||2nd Year and Recent 3rd Year High School Students||Early February|
Amid a changing social environment including a declining population, universities are working on reform with the aim of securing their own position and helping ensure their survival. At the same time, our consulting field is expanding in line with the needs of public and private universities nationwide for their newly established faculties where professional support is required.
In order to meet this need, KEI Advanced is developing a new integrated consulting business specializing in universities that provides appropriate information based on Kawaijuku's data.
A multifaceted approach to various issues based on Kawaijuku's extensive data and experience
For university reform, it is necessary to objectively and accurately understand the trends of your own university and those of competing universities to clarify the issues. Kawaijuku has accumulated a vast amount of data, including many years of analysis of admissions trends, annual entrance exam survey results, and data related to the Zento Trial Exam taken by 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year high school students and graduates. Data is also available from the “Further Education Opinion Pole” for high school students and examinees who study with the Kawaijuku Group nationwide.
University Consulting of the caliber provided by the Kawaijuku Group offers a compass for the management of higher education and acts as a cornerstone for solutions. Feel free to contact us with any questions.
An Overview of KEI Advanced's Consulting Business
Evaluation of the current situation with universities, faculties, and courses / Analysis reporting, admissions results analysis reporting
Sample Consultation We don't understand what high school and university students think
- Evaluate the current situation based on data such as high school student's aspirational trends and attitudes toward furthering their educations. Issue analysis reports and hold a seminar.
- Opinion poll and satisfaction survey of current students
- Various group interview projects
- Support enhancing student services, support systems, and more.
Sample Consultation How can our university improve the strength of our brand?
- Comparative positioning with competing universities, comprehensive support for university reform
- Support for improving brand strength
- Support formulating a mid to long-term vision
- Graduate opinion poll, satisfaction survey, strengthening relationships, and more.
Sample Consultation Sampling of completed projects, including evaluations of current university status, analysis, and reporting
|Kanto||National||Survey analysis on level of familiarity and evaluation from high schools|
|Kanto||Private||Conducted a survey of graduates with evaluation and analysis|
|Kanto||Private||Solving issues related to entrance examinations and strategic planning|
|Chubu||National||Analysis reporting on entrance examination subjects of an engineering faculty|
|Chubu||Private||Analysis of entrance examination trends and a lecture for faculty|
|Kinki||Public||Analysis of entrance examination trends and competing universities|
|Kinki||Private||Research and proposals regarding the possibility of establishing new faculties and courses|
|Chugoku and Shikoku||Public||Trends in entrance examinations for and information systems faculty (lecture)|
Consulting regarding establishing a new university and expanding or reorganizing faculties and courses
Sample Consultation We want to create a new faculty, but will students be interested?
- Basic and market research for newly establishing and reorganizing academic faculties
- Support applying to the relevant ministries and agencies to establish a university or new faculty. Survey of various needs such as the prospect of securing students.
- Support related to public relations materials and entrance examination issues. Other services
Sample Consultation What academic programs are currently popular?
- Evaluation of trends in high school students' aspirations and attitudes for furthering their education, provision of data, preparation of reports
- Reports and case studies of leading universities. Other services
Sample Consultation Sampling of completed projects, including consultation regarding new university establishment and faculty reorganization
|Kanto||National||Research related to university-wide reorganization|
|Kanto||Private||Basic research and preparation of materials for new faculties|
|Kanto||Private||Interviews and reviews regarding university-wide reorganization|
|Chubu||National||Survey on faculty reorganization, preparation of reports|
|Chubu||Private||Research and analysis on plans for a new campus (new faculties)|
|Kinki||Private||Preparation of materials to aid analysis of the current situation and consideration of establishing new faculties and courses|
|Chugoku and Shikoku||Private||Research on establishing a new faculty|
|Kyushu||Private||Research and analysis on plans for establishing new courses|