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
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
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 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--results are almost here for NYC private school admissions. GRADE ENTERINGNOTIFICATION MAILINGPARENT REPLY DEADLINENOT LATER THAN NOON ONKindergartenMail or email on Friday, February 8Friday, February 15 2, 3, 4 year oldsMail or email on Thursday, February 28Friday, March 8Grades 1-8Not before Tuesday, February 5Tuesday, February 26Grades 9-11Not before Thursday, February 14Thursday, … Continue reading 2018-2019 NYC Private School Notification Dates
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
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 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 schools, home of New York's wealthiest families, are racing to build new facilities and improve existing ones, using public money. According to Martin Z Braun of Bloomberg Business, NYC private schools borrow through Build NYC Resource Corp., a city agency that facilitates nonprofits raising money through the municipal-bond market. In his article NYC … Continue reading NYC Private Schools Race to Build New Facilities, Using Public Money
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?