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Applerouth’s NYC High School Admissions Testing Guide

Last updated: April 2023 If you live in New York City and your child is applying to high schools, you probably have a lot of questions about the process. Whether your student is applying to specialized high schools, independent, or parochial schools, Applerouth Education and NYC Admissions Solutions have put

Specialized High Schools & SHSAT: What Every Family Should Know

To nearly 30,000 students every year in New York City, the acronym ‘SHSAT’ can bring anxiety as well as opportunity. It is the specialized high schools admissions test, or SHSAT, that is currently the sole criterion for entry to eight of the most elite high schools out of hundreds

Educational Consultant Spotlight: Maurice Frumkin

Over 150,000 students apply to middle and high school in the New York City area every year, and the choices are vast: public, private, parochial, charter, and others. The NYC public high school admissions process alone features over 700 programs from which families can choose. A complex matching process adds

Keeping Resources Close at Hand: Applerouth’s Virtual Bookshelf

In this unusual year, with shifting school schedules and Zoom meetings, sharing good information is no longer as easy as grabbing a handout off an office shelf and handing it to a client. So we at Applerouth put together a virtual "bookshelf" to help you and your clients access resources

After 8th Grade

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 the NYC high school

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SAT vs ACT

These two college admissions tests have a lot of unique facets. Each will give your student a different testing experience, so it's important to choose carefully. This guide can help.

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November 2023

AP Guide

AP courses can be intimidating. We get it. We're here to shine a light and show students there's no monster--and empower you to check for yourself next time.

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November 2023

EF Tips

Executive functioning is a core set of skills that can determine someone's big picture success. If things feel tough, let's hack EF together.

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