2018-2019 NYC Private School Notification Dates

2018-2019 NYC Private School Notification Dates--results are almost here for NYC private school admissions. GRADE ENTERING NOTIFICATION MAILING PARENT REPLY DEADLINE NOT LATER THAN NOON ON Kindergarten Mail or email on Friday, February 8 Friday, February 15 2, 3, 4 year olds Mail or email on Thursday, February 28 Friday, March 8 Grades 1-8 Not … Continue reading 2018-2019 NYC Private School Notification Dates

NYC Private School Notification Dates

NYC private school notification dates...results are almost here! Kindergarten Notification Date Mail or email on Friday, February 9 Respond by Friday, February 16 On-Going Schools, 2, 3, 4 year olds only, Notification Date Mail or email on Wednesday, February 7 Respond by Tuesday, March 6 2, 3, 4 year olds, Notification Date Mail or email … Continue reading NYC Private School Notification Dates

$50,000 Private Schools Tuition in NYC

  $50,000 private schools tuition in NYC is now becoming more common as private schools' tuition increases, again. Trinity School and other NYC private schools' tuition plus fees now equal more than $50,000 according to Leslie Brody of the Wall Street Journal. John Allman of Trinity says he believes the tuition system is broken: "we're … Continue reading $50,000 Private Schools Tuition in NYC

NYC Private School Kindergarten Acceptance Gratitude 2

Another email from clients whose child will be attending a top NYC private school kindergarten: Emily, We’ve been busy writing thank you notes to all those who wrote letters and made calls on (child's) behalf and we now have the most important note to write, and that is to you. We absolutely would not be … Continue reading NYC Private School Kindergarten Acceptance Gratitude 2

BASIS.ed Chosen as the Only US-Based Education Case Study on PISA4U.org

Abacus Mom received this note today from BASIS.ed: BASIS.ed was recently honored as the first education case study featured in the online global learning resource PISA4U.org developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operations and Development (OECD). The program was chosen as a case study in an effort to identify global good practices, since students at … Continue reading BASIS.ed Chosen as the Only US-Based Education Case Study on PISA4U.org

Wetherby School NYC? Prince George’s School Has a NYC Branch

Wetherby School NYC?  Wetherby School, the elite London private school that Prince George will attend, will open a New York City branch, to be called Wetherby-Pembridge, in 2017. Will British posh translate? Both schools are owned by the education company Alpha Plus Group. New York's Wetherby School will be housed on the Upper East Side … Continue reading Wetherby School NYC? Prince George’s School Has a NYC Branch

Avenues College Admission

Avenues college admission--how good is it? My clients who are interested in Avenues The World School are always most interested in knowing how this relatively new, for-profit school is doing with college admission. Since Avenues will just have its first graduating class in 2016, families are concerned whether graduates will be able to be placed … Continue reading Avenues College Admission

NYC Private School Admissions Corporate Talk

I am now giving NYC Private School Admissions Corporate Talks, speaking to professional parent groups about NYC Private School Admissions -- How to Get Into Lower, Middle and High School. I have been in the admissions field now for over 20 years (!), so I am excited to share my expertise about NYC private schools … Continue reading NYC Private School Admissions Corporate Talk

Is it Harder for Asians to Get Into NYC Private School?

Over the years, many of my educational consulting clients have asked me if it is harder for Asians to get into NYC private school. Many have heard that it is harder for Asian-Americans to get into college.  This week, one of my clients referred me to the LA Times story:  For Asian-Americans, A Changing Landscape … Continue reading Is it Harder for Asians to Get Into NYC Private School?

AABL Test Prep and KRT Test Prep Now Available for NYC Kindergarten

With the debut of the AABL test and the KRT test in 2014, NYC families applying for kindergarten are naturally seeking AABL test prep and KRT test prep for their preschoolers. Despite the claims from the test makers that the AABL and KRT tests are not preppable, as always, children who have been pre-exposed to … Continue reading AABL Test Prep and KRT Test Prep Now Available for NYC Kindergarten