We are proud to support the National CARES Mentoring Movement and 100 Black Men of America in the fight against systemic racism. #BlackLivesMatter
AVAILABLE NOW: CHECK OUT OUR FREE SPRING 2020 WEBINAR SERIES:
“Most parents think the NYC school admissions process is overwhelming.*”
FACT: Our families have performed significantly better in the NYC school admissions process.**
We can help you save time, aggravation, improve your result, and gain peace of mind.
What makes us different?
Founded by a former Department of Education official and independent school admissions officer, we have helped hundreds of families, trained hundreds of school counselors, interviewed hundreds of students, and reviewed thousands of school applications.
“YOU ARE THE GURU OF HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS.”
(recent quote from a Department of Education official)
We can help you:
- Eliminate the guesswork and all the time and effort it takes to understand what REALLY works
- Find schools that are the best fit for YOUR child
- Develop a customized plan of action based on your goals
- Navigate each part of the school application and admissions process
- Communicate effectively with schools and the Department of Education
- Prepare for interviews, writing samples, and portfolios
- Prepare an application that maximizes your chances for a successful result
- Develop sound strategies for applying to
NYC Specialized High Schools and taking the SHSAT
- Develop an effective overall school search strategy
Why wait any longer? In-person or remote consultations are available for your convenience!
*Center for New York City Affairs at The New School 2009 report
**Based on historical Round 1 high school admissions results vs. other families.
Maurice Frumkin-podcast segment
NYC Admissions Solutions Blog
It all started in June of last year when our guidance counselor called a meeting in the auditorium to discuss the high school application process with the 7th graders and their parents. We were handed a massive book with all the high schools in New York City; every...
For most parents, the smartest, simplest advice I can give is to start their child's test prep six months earlier than they had planned. "But my older child got into Stuyvesant and he did nothing more than a couple of practice tests in September!" "Why should...
I often get the question, “We’ve done all this work submitting applications, now what happens and why does it take so long to get results?” The bad news is, there’s a somewhat agonizing wait for 8th grade families across the city to receive their high school...
As you embark on your next adventure, NYC high school, there are some concrete things that you can do to make your high school experience run smoothly and productively.
By Sarah Bernstein, Fusion Academy Brooklyn I know there are a few of you reading this hoping for me to provide a direct road map for finding the “best” school for your child. However, just like I say to my students at Fusion Academy, my philosophy is more...
It seems like I’m getting more and more frantic calls from new clients with rising 9th graders this time of year – after high school placements have been made. Many of these families think all hope is lost. A common scenario involves families who went through...