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*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
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Maurice Frumkin of NYC Admissions Solutions provides strategies for navigating virtual school admissions events.
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