Nic Querolo writes in Bloomberg that NYC private school enrollment is down by 2.2% whereas suburban school enrollment and Florida school enrollment are up. Emily Glickman, founder of Abacus Guide Educational Consulting, said she has seen her private school consulting business continue to grow with increased interest in the city’s top tier private schools, like … Continue reading NYC Private School Enrollment Down at Less Competitive Schools
AABL test scores, required for 2015 admission to NYC private school kindergarten at Horace Mann, Riverdale, Collegiate and Avenues, are coming in. NYC preschool directors and families are reporting AABL scores all over the map, with some surprised at children's doing poorly in specific AABL sections that they were thought to know well. Children receive … Continue reading AABL for NYC Private School Kindergarten Admission: How Did Kids Score?
When is the right time to hire a NYC private schools educational consultant? Is it September, right after Labor Day, when the private school admissions process starts? No. Why not? It's like calling your tax accountant on April 14th. Any reputable educational consultant is at the height of her season. I have been working with … Continue reading The Best Time to Hire a NYC Private Schools Educational Consultant
Many thanks to Miriam Kreinin Souccar for her article in this week's Crain's New York Business, Gotham Gigs: Emily Glickman Helps Parents Make the Grade.
Unfortunately my schedule for NYC kindergarten private school admissions support is now closed out for 2011 - 2012. If you will be applying in 2012 for Sept. 2013 kindergarten admission, please book early to avoid disappointment. I am still accepting a few new clients for help with admission to private middle school and high school. eglickman(at)abacusguide.com
Miriam Souccar of Crain's New York did an excellent job covering all the new schools opening recently in Manhattan: Private schools boom. New schools include Avenues, World Class Learning Academy, The Blue School, and Mandell. All are hoping to increase seat supply in the Manhattan environment which is notorious for not having enough. Souccar writes: Despite … Continue reading New NYC Private Schools — Avenues, World Class Learning Academy — Want Your Child
My schedule for 2010-2011 private school admissions is nearly filled for kindergarten. I doubt I will be taking any new clients from Aug. 21st - Sept. 15th, but will resume assisting kids applying to middle school or high school after that. If you need help getting into Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale, or Westchester private schools, the … Continue reading Manhattan Private Schools Educational Consultant / School Advisor: Time is Running Out
As we close out 2009, here's what we'll remember about this eventful year: Public school zoning became so uncertain and chaotic that for the first time, people applied to private school just in case public didn't work out; Thanks to ample coverage in the press, ERB prep for kindergarten became a headline, ruffling feathers throughout … Continue reading 2009 Private School Admissions: The Year in Review