NYC’s Best Private School Consultant

At Abacus Guide Educational Consulting, we have been in practice for over twenty years—longer than almost every other NYC private school consultant. We have a vast breadth of admissions knowledge, which we share only with our clients. Just like you, Abacus Guide cares deeply about your child’s success. Whether it’s a NYC, Westchester or Greenwich private school search, strategic admissions support, resume development, interview preparation or private school essay/application review, now is the time to secure your child’s spot. Every year, our programs sell out.

Learn about New York City school admission (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale, Westchester, Greenwich) from NYC’s most respected educational consultant.

Now is the time for Private School Admissions Consulting in NYC

Did you know that 85% of Abacus Guide Educational Consulting clients are repeat customers or referred by friends?

  • Parents know that our exclusive strategies and personalized, kind and shrewd guidance drive their children’s admissions success.
  • We help our clients craft successful applications that address private schools’ most pressing admissions goals.
  • We really care about our clients, which is why we maintain relationships with parents and students, often over many years.

If your child will be going through the private school application process for 2024 Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale, Westchester or Greenwich private school admission, now is your time to get started getting help.

This is your family’s chance to work with Emily Glickman, one of NYC’s most experienced and respected private school consultants. Emily has been featured in every major New York publication as well as many from around the world. In her more than twenty years in practice, Emily has been trusted by thousands of educated, distinguished New Yorkers and countless relocating families from around the US and the globe to help ensure their children’s success.

We limit availability to preserve our clients’ advantage and our ability to give unsurpassed service. After another successful year, our schedule for the 2023-2024 admissions season is filling quickly. Don’t miss your chance to work with us.

“Emily Glickman, president of Abacus Guide Educational Consulting, coaches families on getting their children into the best New York City private schools.” – New York Times

Abacus Guide Clients Are Regularly Accepted To Top Manhattan, Riverdale, Brooklyn, Westchester and Greenwich Schools.

Our students attend, and have graduated from:


  • Ethical Culture Fieldston School
  • Horace Mann School
  • Riverdale Country School


  • BASIS Independent
  • Berkeley Carroll School
  • Brooklyn Friends School
  • Brooklyn Heights Montessori
  • Packer Collegiate Institute
  • Poly Prep Country Day School
  • Saint Ann’s School


  • Hackley School
  • Masters School
  • Rye Country Day School
  • Brunswick
  • Greenwich Academy
  • Greenwich Country Day
  • Sacred Heart Greenwich


  • Abraham Joshua Heschel School
  • Allen-Stevenson School
  • Avenues The World School
  • Bank Street School for Children
  • Birch-Wathen Lenox School
  • Brearley School
  • Browning School
  • Buckley School
  • Caedmon School
  • Calhoun School
  • Cathedral School
  • Chapin School
  • City & Country School
  • Collegiate School
  • Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School
  • Convent of the Sacred Heart
  • Dalton School
  • Dwight School
  • Ethical Culture School
  • Friends Seminary
  • Grace Church School
  • Hewitt School
  • La Scuola D’Italia Guglielmo Marconi
  • Little Red Schoolhouse and Elisabeth Irwin High School
  • Lycee Francais de New York
  • Manhattan Country School
  • Marymount School of New York
  • Metropolitan Montessori School
  • Nightingale-Bamford School
  • Professional Children’s School
  • Ramaz School
  • Rodeph Sholom School
  • Rudolf Steiner School
  • Saint David’s School
  • Spence School
  • Speyer Legacy School
  • St. Bernard’s School
  • St. Hilda & St. Hugh’s School
  • St. Luke’s School
  • Town School
  • Trevor Day School
  • Trinity School
  • United Nations International School
  • Village Community School
  • York Prep