Private School Admissions Support Program for NYC Kindergarten is Full

As usual, Abacus Guide's Private School Admissions Support Program is now sold out for 2014 kindergarten admission.  Please contact New York City's best educational consultant for help with admission to older grades only.  For the time being, we are still accepting clients for middle school and high school admission. If you'd like help fo 2015 kindergarten admission, … Continue reading Private School Admissions Support Program for NYC Kindergarten is Full

Do New Yorkers Really Have to Pay to Teach Their Children to Play for Private School Playdates?

The New York Post, home of the "crazy rich New Yorker" article--recent examples are New Yorkers who pay disabled people to help them cut the line at Disney World and New Yorkers who pay nannies to fulfill their private school volunteering duties--has a new one today:  Rich parents hire play-date consultants to help kids play better … Continue reading Do New Yorkers Really Have to Pay to Teach Their Children to Play for Private School Playdates?

From a Packer Collegiate Parent Today

A former client with multiple children at Packer emailed me today: loving packer. couldn't be happier. at all. you were an incredibly valuable resource in the process. I don't believe we would have had the results we achieved without you. For assistance with NYC private school admission in 2013-2014, now is the time to contact New … Continue reading From a Packer Collegiate Parent Today

Ask a Private School Admissions Expert: Guest Blog Post

Thanks to Varsity Tutors, for interviewing me about private school admissions:  Ask a Private School Admissions Expert: Emily Glickman The interviewer asked me some very interesting questions about the private school admissions process timeline, common parent mistakes, standardized testing and its importance in the process, and more.  This is a very thorough interview. I hope you find … Continue reading Ask a Private School Admissions Expert: Guest Blog Post

Avenues the World School: Parent Reviews

Looking for Avenues School reviews? Jenny Anderson nails the parent and student experience at Avenues The World School in her New York Times magazine article Is This the Best Education Money Can Buy? I have sent many clients to Avenues, families who applied regular admission and relocating families who got  in late.  Parents have given me … Continue reading Avenues the World School: Parent Reviews

More Emails from Satisfied Clients: NYC Private School Kindergarten 2013

Thanks Emily. As always, great advice promptly and clearly delivered. You're the best. <My wife> and I are out celebrating. We will toast to you. --Dad, Child accepted into every prestigious private school kindergarten in Brooklyn Thank you so much for your help, Emily.  You were a great support and counselor through the process.   You … Continue reading More Emails from Satisfied Clients: NYC Private School Kindergarten 2013

From a NYC Private Middle School Applicant Today (Accepted into 4 Schools So Far) (Emily Glickman Reviews)

This Abacus Guide client's child was accepted into four out of four NYC private middle schools yesterday and today, including his top choice, a well known top-tier coed school. Emily, Thanks for all your help and advice! We are so glad we decided to work with you on private school admission! Warm regards, <Dad's name> … Continue reading From a NYC Private Middle School Applicant Today (Accepted into 4 Schools So Far) (Emily Glickman Reviews)

Nail-Biting Time for NYC Private School Applicants

It's near the end of the road for families applying to Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale, and Westchester private schools.  Feedback for kindergarten admission is in full swing. Applying to:                                     NYC ISAAGNY  Notification Date: Kindergarten-1st grade                                 Mail or email Fri. Feb. 8 Preschool, ongoing school                          Mail or email Wed. Feb. 13 2nd- 8th grade                                                   … Continue reading Nail-Biting Time for NYC Private School Applicants

From a Manhattan Private School Selection Client

Families seeking assistance strategically choosing NYC private schools and getting the true scoop on admissions frequently choose to work with Abacus Guide and take our School Selection Program.  A happy client emailed yesterday: Dear Emily, Thank you so much for your time this morning.  We very much appreciated your extra efforts and found our meeting … Continue reading From a Manhattan Private School Selection Client