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 or Westchester 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) from NYC’s most respected educational consultant.

Now is the time for Private School Admissions Consulting in NYC

Despite the pandemic, elite city private schools are more popular than ever as public school families seek to enter and current private school students wish to “upgrade”. Westchester, Greenwich and Long Island private schools are also highly sought after by relocating families.

If your child will be going through the private school application process for 2023 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.

For 2022-2023 admission more parents than ever wanted to book with Abacus Guide; we had to turn many families away. For 2023-2024, help your child get into the country’s best private schools by signing up early.  Now is the time!

“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 Have Been Accepted at:


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


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


  • Hackley School
  • Masters School
  • Rye Country Day School


  • Abraham Joshua Heschel School
  • Alexander Robertson 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
  • Claremont Preparatory 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
  • Mandell School
  • 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