Barron's NYC SHSAT Specialized High Schools Admissions Test, 3rd edition

Author: Lawrence Zimmerman,Gilbert Kessler

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 143806893X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 336

View: 8703

This new edition of the SHSAT manual prepares eighth and ninth grade academic achievers for the competitive test that qualifies them to enter New York City's Specialized High Schools. These schools include the Bronx High School of Science, Brooklyn Technical High School, and Stuyvesant High School, among others. The manual presents more than 600 problems with answers and detailed solutions; three full-length practice tests, and four half-length tests with answers and complete solutions to all problems; a revised and expanded ninth grade math supplementary section; Math Diagnosers to help identify and correct student weaknesses; test-taking techniques and study strategies to help students build confidence; highlighted "Tips" and "Facts" boxes placed throughout the book; and, skillbuilders that provide comprehensive preparation for each test section.

Barron's New York City SHSAT, 3rd Edition

Specialized High Schools Admissions Test

Author: Lawrence Zimmerman,Gilbert Kessler,Anne Villeponteaux

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 9781438001364

Category: Study Aids

Page: 324

View: 2310

This new edition of the SHSAT manual prepares eighth and ninth grade academic achievers for the competitive test that qualifies them to enter New York City's Specialized High Schools. These schools include the Bronx High School of Science, Brooklyn Technical High School, and Stuyvesant High School, among others. The manual presents-- More than 600 problems with answers and detailed solutions Three full-length practice tests, and four half-length tests with answers and complete solutions to all problems A revised and expanded ninth grade math supplementary section Math Diagnosers to help identify and correct student weaknesses Test-taking techniques and study strategies to help students build confidence Highlighted "Tips" and "Facts" boxes placed throughout the book Skillbuilders that provide comprehensive preparation for each test section The authors also provide a clear, detailed treatment of the test's challenging Logical Reasoning section, which includes examples and practical problems.

Cracking the New York City Specialized High Schools Admissions Test

Author: Jonathan Arak,Princeton Review

Publisher: The Princeton Review

ISBN: 9780375763335

Category: Study Aids

Page: 208

View: 8090

Featuring practice tests and drill questions, this guide's second edition will help students prepare for the entrance exam for three of New York City's elite public high schools.

McGraw-Hill Education New York City SHSAT, Second Edition

Author: Drew D. Johnson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259837572

Category: Study Aids

Page: N.A

View: 6179

Everything You Need to Get the Score You Want on the SHSAT You need to score well on the Specialized High School Admission Test if you want to get into one of New York City's specialized high schools: The Bronx High School of Science, The Brooklyn Latin School, Brooklyn Technical High School, High School for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at City College, High School of American Studies at Lehman College, Queens High School for the Sciences at York College, Staten Island Technical High School, and Stuyvesant High School. We’ve put all of our proven expertise into New York City SHSAT to make sure you’re fully prepared for this challenging exam. With this book, you’ll learn essential skill-building techniques and strategies created by a leading test-prep expert. You’ll also get three full-length practice tests, hundreds of sample questions, and all the facts about the current exam. This book will guide you through your preparation program and give you the tools you need to succeed. Inside you'll find: • 2 full-length practice SHSAT tests • A full-length diagnostic exam to help you focus your preparation efforts • A step-by-step review of all Verbal and Mathematics topics covered on the test • More than 300 practice questions to build your confidence • Expert strategies to help you raise your score on questions involving algebra, probability, statistics, scrambled paragraphs, and logical reasoning

How to Solve Shsat Scrambled Paragraphs, Volume 2

Study Guide for the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test

Author: Five Points Learning

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780985966010

Category: High schools

Page: 144

View: 3879

The Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) is the required exam for admissions into one of New York City's highly selective public high schools for academically gifted and talented students. The Specialized High Schools that require the test for admissions are: Stuyvesant High School Bronx High School of Science Brooklyn Latin School Brooklyn Technical High School Staten Island Technical High School High School of American Studies at Lehman College High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College Queens High School for the Sciences at York College. Admission is based solely on results from the test and whether a student's score is above the cut-off score for a particular school. Often overlooked by students preparing for the SHSAT, the "Scrambled Paragraphs" section of the test can be a strategic opportunity for students to earn critical test points. Students who take advantage of this opportunity increase their chances of gaining admissions into one of these highly selective schools. "Five Points Learning's Second Volume of How to Solve Scrambled Paragraphs Study Guide" provides students with score raising strategies and an abundance of practice problems to help students master this tricky section on the test. As the old saying goes, ""Practice makes perfect."" So be sure to include "Five Points Learning's Second Volume of How to Solve Scrambled Paragraphs" in your test preparation plans today, and get the edge you need to beat the test.

New York City New Shsat Test Prep 2017, Specialized High School Admissions Test (Argo Brothers)

Author: Anayet Chowdhury,Vladislav Suleyman,Jesse Gelburd Meyers,Corey Harrilal,Argo Brother Inc., Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692686836

Category:

Page: 302

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SHSAT - Specialized High School Admission Test 100% FREE LIVE PHONE SUPPORT BY EXPERT TUTORS (with the purchase of this book), for more information go to: www.einstein-academy.com/shsat This SHSAT Test Prep Book is designed to help eighth graders achieve a higher score on the exam. The schools that this book prepares students for include: The Bronx High School of Science, The Brooklyn Latin School, Brooklyn Technical High School, High School for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at City College, High School of American Studies at Lehman College, Queens High School for the Sciences at York College, Staten Island Technical High School, and Stuyvesant High School. This test prep book provides: * 5 full length practice exams with answer explanations * An advanced test with more in depth and challenging problems * Online score calculator for easier grading * 500 + questions and 120 min + online video explanations Video explanations you can find here: www.einstein-academy.com/shsat2017 NOTE: This book includes an updated manual, video tutorial and certain revisions made from the First Edition. New practice exams will be available in the Third Edition. SHSAT Overview The SHSAT is a 2 hour and 30 minute timed multiple choice test with two sections, verbal and math. Students can start on any section they prefer, however, the test must be completed in 2 hours and 30 minutes. The verbal section is broken down into three parts. The recommended time spent on this entire verbal section is 75 minutes. Scrambled Paragraphs - 5 Questions This section requires students to structure a 6 sentence paragraph that has been placed out of order. The first sentence is given, and students must arrange the 5 sentences so it is in chronological order. It is important to note that these questions are worth twice as much as any other question on the test. For every scrambled paragraph that is correct, the student is awarded 2 points on their raw score. There is no partial credit, so, all 5 sentences must be arranged in the right manner to receive credit. This is the section most students find difficulty with. Logical Reasoning - 10 Questions This section requires students to draw valid conclusions from the information provided in the questions. There are specific types of questions in the logical reasoning section such as but not limited to: contrapositive of a conditional statement, deciphering codes and determining positions of objects. Reading Comprehension - 30 Questions This section requires students to read and answer questions. There are 5 passages in this question, each asking 6 questions. Math - 50 Questions The math section tests on algebra, arithmetic, statistics, geometry, probability and word problems. The math section contains 50 questions and the recommended time spent on this section is 75 minutes.

Practice Math Tests for New York City SHSAT Specialized High School Admissions Test

Author: Violetta Dubinina

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781480053731

Category:

Page: 106

View: 7713

This book is the second of two volumes of practice math exams for the the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test. This volume contains five more practice tests, each consisting of well-written problems that were thoroughly tested by real students who have been admitted to the top specialized high schools. The included practice problems are consistently kept up-to-date and closely match those found in the real SHSAT Math section. The book also has full solutions for each of the exams, improved with additional details and multiple solving approaches. Along with the first volume from this set, this collection is ideal for students who desire additional practice for the SHSAT exam and want to make sure that they are using high quality, recently updated material. This 2015 edition is fully up-to-date for the current SHSAT exam.

New York City's Best Public High Schools

A Parents' Guide, Third Edition

Author: Clara Hemphill

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807774472

Category: Education

Page: N.A

View: 6146

If you lived anywhere else in the country, you would probably send your child to your neighborhood high school. In New York City, it’s much more complicated than that. But what parent has time to research hundreds of school options? To help you choose a high school that is just right for your child, Clara Hemphill and her colleagues at Insideschools visited nearly all of the city’s 400 high schools. This essential revision of the critically acclaimed parents’ guide features new school profiles; invaluable advice to help parents and students through the stressful admissions process; and new sections on alternative schools, vocational schools, and schools for students learning English. Featuring interviews with teachers, parents, and students, this guide uncovers the “inside scoop” about school atmosphere, homework, student stress, competition among students, the quality of teachers, gender issues, the condition of the building, class size, and much more. “For [this] third edition I looked for schools that spark students’ curiosity, broaden their horizons, and help them develop into thoughtful, caring adults.” —Clara Hemphill Praise for Clara Hemphill’s Parents’ Guides! New York Daily News... “Brisk, thoughtful profiles of topnotch, intriguing schools.” Big Apple Parent... “Hemphill has done for schools what Zagat’s did for restaurants.” New York Magazine... “Thoughtful, well-researched required reading.” The New York Times... “A bible for urban parents.”

New York City Shsat

1,000+ Practice Questions: Updated for the 2018 Redesigned Shsat

Author: The Tutorverse

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781986487412

Category:

Page: 312

View: 4475

March 13, 2018 - 3rd Edition: Includes multiple literature and poetry passages as per Department of Education guidelines. Rebalances practice tests per DOE guidance (see below for more details) In NYC? Looking for a class? Check out our author page or our website for more information! ----- Get it here first! With New York City SHSAT: 1,000+ Practice Problems: 3rd Edition, there's no shortage of high-quality, well-edited practice questions. This book contains more questions than even 10 full-length exams! This book contains: 200+ reading comprehension questions - including for poems and literature! 100+ grid-in math practice questions 1,000+ high-quality practice questions in print - no need to go online or watch videos! 79 pages of detailed answer explanations that actually make sense 2 full-length practice tests tie everything together and simulate a real test-taking experience Separate, dedicated sections for each section of the test, to help build confidence through understanding Questions that progress in difficulty help you quickly master the basics and score extra points on even the toughest questions. Great for independent study or for use with a tutor! ----- The SHSAT is changing (again!). Starting in October 2018, the ELA section will focus less on revising and editing, and more on reading comprehension. New to the SHSAT will be reading comprehension questions based on poems and excerpts from works of fiction. We've updated our practice tests and reading comprehension sections accordingly.

New York City Specialized Science High Schools Admissions Test

Author: Arco,Stephen Krane

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 9780768907117

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 200

View: 8694

The Bronx H. S. of Science, Brooklyn Technical H. S., and Stuyvesant H. S. provide gifted students in the New York City area a challenging science and math curriculum. The entrance exam is rigorous and highly competitive. In this essential resource, a former teacher at Bronx School of Science provides middle school students a brief explanation of the exam format as well as practice tests and hands-on training.

SHSAT Practice Tests

TJHSST Edition

Author: Won Suh

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781939750006

Category: High schools

Page: 192

View: 3299

Designed to complement the leading names in Specialized High Schools Admission Test (SHSAT) preparation, this book offers valuable practice tests and answer explanations for students preparing for the SHSAT. In particular, this book is geared towards those students who are seeking admission to the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST), whose admission process uses a modified version of the SHSAT. This book provides an overview of the TJHSST admissions process and contains the following: 3 full-length practice tests and full answer explanations, a list of essay prompts that will help students prepare for the essay portion of the TJHSST admissions process, two sample essay responses to help guide students in their writing, and a set of writing tips to help students become better writers. While this book targets students interested in TJHSST admissions, it will also be a valuable asset to students preparing for New York City's SHSAT.

Ivyprep New York City Shsat 2018

Complete Prep for the New 2018 Test With Literature and Poetry; Includes Comprehensive Review and 3 Practice Tests

Author: Tom F. Wen

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781987796537

Category:

Page: 310

View: 1476

IvyPrep New York City SHSAT 2018 The New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test is changing. Again. The 2018 test adds literature and poetry while condensing the editing/revising section. Be ready for the new test with this ultimate guide! Designed to help current eighth- and ninth-grader planning to take the test in October, this manual provides a comprehensive review of all the relevant skills you need to score your best on the revised 2018 test. Use this guide to find out about the details of the new revised SHSAT test take a diagnostic to identify your strengths and weaknesses hone your verbal and math skills while building confidence learn score-raising strategies to complement your prep take practice tests and review the detailed explanations to improve your performance This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date prep guide available and contains everything you need to master the test and gain admissions to New York City's specialized high schools including Stuyvesant High School Bronx High School of Science Brooklyn Technical High School Brooklyn Latin School High School for Math, Science, and Engineering at City College High School of American Studies at Lehman College Queens High School for the Sciences at York College Staten Island Technical High School IvyPrep has been helping NYC students gain admissions to their dream schools for over 20 years. This guide represents the culmination of our success and the key to your SHSAT victory.

Let's Review Algebra I

Author: Gary Rubinstein

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438006048

Category: Study Aids

Page: 512

View: 6227

This updated book prepares students for the new Algebra I (Common Core) exam. Let's Review Algebra I is an ideal companion to high school textbooks and covers all Algebra I topics prescribed by the New York State Board of Regents. Features include: In-depth Regents exam preparation, including two recent Algebra I Regents exams and answer keys Easy to read topic summaries Step-by-step demonstrations and examples Review of all Algebra I topics Hundreds of sample questions with fully explained answers for practice and review, and more. Teachers can also use this book to plan lessons and as a helpful resource for practice, homework, and test questions.

Arco Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams

Author: Eve P. Steinberg

Publisher: Arco

ISBN: 9780768923094

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 547

View: 7377

This bestseller prepares middle schoolers for two of the most popular parochial school placement tests--COOP and HSPT--with two full-length practice tests for each.

The Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selected Public Schools, Seventh Edition

Author: Victoria Goldman

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807774588

Category: Reference

Page: N.A

View: 3819

This is the best and most comprehensive guide to Manhattan’s private schools, including Brooklyn and Riverdale. Written by a parent who is also an expert on school admissions, this guide has been helping New York City parents choose the best private and selective public schools for their children for over 20 years. The new edition has been completely revised and expanded to include the latest information on admissions procedures, programs, diversity, school size, staff, tuition, and scholarships. It now lists over 75 elementary and high schools, including schools for special needs children. Book Features: Factors to consider when selecting a school, such as location, single sex versus coed, school size, after-school programs, and academic pace. Preparing your child for admissions interviews. Resources for test preparation. School profiles that include key information on school tours and applications, tuition, financial aid and scholarships, staff, class size, homework, diversity, educational approach, atmosphere, and more. “The information is on the mark and insightful. . . . Parents will pass The Manhattan Family Guide to parents as gleefully as they once passed notes in class.” —New York Magazine (for a previous edition)

Essential Words for the IELTS

With Downloadable Audio, 3rd Edition

Author: Lin Lougheed

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438077031

Category: Study Aids

Page: 384

View: 4790

This book offers students extensive practice in vocabulary building and correct English usage, with emphasis on 600 English words that relate to specific categories that appear frequently on IELTS exams. Author Lin Lougheed presents exercises that teach ESL students how to decipher the meanings of countless new words by reading or hearing them in relation to the context in which they are used. You’ll find helpful strategies for learning and retaining word meanings, tips on analyzing unfamiliar compound words to determine their meanings, and vocabulary expanding exercises with answers in every chapter. Also included are recommendations for web-based self-study activities. The included downloadable MP3 Files present all of the listening comprehension exercises.

The Official SAT Study Guide

Author: College Entrance Examination Board,The College Board

Publisher: The College Board

ISBN: 0874478529

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1100

View: 5726

Offers test-taking strategies for the SAT, discussing each section and providing ten full-length tests, hundreds of practice questions, detailed reviews, a list of online resources, and coverage of the PSAT/NMSQT.

McGraw-Hill's 10 ACT Practice Tests, Second Edition

Author: Steven W. Dulan

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071591478

Category: Study Aids

Page: 435

View: 5854

We want to give you the practice you need on the ACT McGraw-Hill's 10 ACT Practice Tests helps you gauge what the test measures, how it's structured, and how to budget your time in each section. Written by the founder and faculty of Advantage Education, one of America's most respected providers of school-based test-prep classes, this book provides you with the intensive ACT practice that will help your scores improve from each test to the next. You'll be able to sharpen your skills, boost your confidence, reduce your stress-and to do your very best on test day. 10 complete sample ACT exams, with full explanations for every answer 10 sample writing prompts for the optional ACT essay portion Scoring Worksheets to help you calculate your total score for every test Expert guidance in prepping students for the ACT More practice and extra help online ACT is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc., which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

New York City New Shsat Test Prep 2018, Specialized High School Admissions Test (Argo Brothers)

Author: Brothers Argo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781946755025

Category: Education

Page: 368

View: 9341

Argo Brothers SHSAT prep book reflects the latest changes and includes revising/editing questions along with math grid-in questions. Argo Brothers SHSAT test prep book offers 5 full-length exams, along with a grammar and mathematics overview. Our workbook comes equipped with video explanations and includes OVER 12 hours of video!