NYC Private School Kindergarten Results Posted

New York City private school kindergarten results are here! Abacus Guide parents are feeling joy. Three emails we received today: Hi Emily, Happy Kindergarten Notification Day!  We are thrilled to tell you that we just received an acceptance letter from <elite girls school> (our top choice)! Thank you for all of your help! *** I’m … Continue reading NYC Private School Kindergarten Results Posted

Free NYC Private School Admissions Newsletter

Every month, we send out our exclusive NYC Private School Admissions Newsletter.  A former client emailed us back: Thought you might like to know that <son's name> finished his 9th grade in good standing, with a high GPA for the year, even with all the time management struggle with honors classes, after-school sports, and outdoor activities. His … Continue reading Free NYC Private School Admissions Newsletter

NYC Private School Admissions Consulting

NOW is the Time: NYC Private School Admissions Consulting... If your child will be going through the NYC private school application process for 2021 Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale or Westchester private school admission, now is your time to get started getting help. With some families thinking of relocating due to the COVID pandemic, we are also … Continue reading NYC Private School Admissions Consulting

NYC Private School Admissions Trends in 2018

NYC Private School Admissions Trends in 2018 What We Noticed This Year ISEE and SSAT: My students applying to NYC private schools are taking these tests more than once, and typically seeing score gains on the second administration.The ISEE is required for admission to NYC private middle or high school--you can also take the SSAT, … Continue reading NYC Private School Admissions Trends in 2018

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

New York City’s Leading Private School Consultant for 20 Years

New York City's Leading Private School Consultant for 20 Years We are proud to announce that in 2019 Abacus Guide Educational Consulting will celebrate our 20th year helping students find and get into top New York City and Westchester schools. It's a been a very satisfying journey for everyone involved. As NYC's leading private school … Continue reading New York City’s Leading Private School Consultant for 20 Years

NYC Top Private School Consultant

Abacus Mom, a NYC top private school consultant, was thrilled to get these two emails from happy clients recently. Hi Emily, I just want to reach out and tell you that your advice from the past two years has been amazingly spot on. The classes and tutoring and clubs that you suggested after hearing about … Continue reading NYC Top Private School Consultant

How Many Times Can You Take the ISEE?

How many times can you take the ISEE when you are applying to NYC private middle and high school? The Educational Records Bureau, taking advantage of an easy source of additional revenue, has changed their testing rules so students applying to 5th - 12th grade can take the ISEE one to three times per admissions season. From … Continue reading How Many Times Can You Take the ISEE?

NYC Private School Notification and Reply Dates

NYC private school notification and reply dates are set by ISAAGNY, the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York, a group of private school administrators. I have always been troubled by the kindergarten notification and reply date. A multitude of NYC families apply to kindergarten, a process that begins as early as mid-August and … Continue reading NYC Private School Notification and Reply Dates

NYC Private School Kindergarten Notification Date is Today!

NYC private school kindergarten notification date is today Friday February 5th! And it was Tuesday February 2nd for NYC private school middle school! What an exciting week! At Abacus Guide Educational Consulting, we love this time of year as our clients keep the celebratory emails flowing into our inboxes.  Just now, in from a dad … Continue reading NYC Private School Kindergarten Notification Date is Today!