Author: Lawrence Zimmerman,Gilbert Kessler,Anne Villeponteaux
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Category: Study Aids
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.
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
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!
Study Guide for the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test
Author: Five Points Learning
Category: High schools
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.
If you lived anywhere else in the country, you would probably send your child to your neighborhood high school. In New York City, its 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 citys 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 Hemphills Parents Guides! New York Daily News... Brisk, thoughtful profiles of topnotch, intriguing schools. Big Apple Parent... Hemphill has done for schools what Zagats did for restaurants. New York Magazine... Thoughtful, well-researched required reading. The New York Times... A bible for urban parents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kathleen Elliott,Carmen Geraci,David Ebner,David Ebner Ph. D.
This is the best and most comprehensive guide to Manhattans 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)
Author: Kathleen J. Elliott,Carmen Geraci,David Ebner
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
Category: Study Aids
This updated manual prepares students to pass either the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT) or the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE), nationally administered tests used as admission requirements by many private secondary schools. Students can improve their test-taking skills by taking the book’s two practice SSAT exams or its two practice ISEE exams. All test questions are answered and explained. The book also includes extensive practice and review exercises in: Verbal skills Reading comprehension Analogies Essay writing Mathematics Review material is set up in a way that will help students recognize and pinpoint areas where they need more intensive study.