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Everything you need to know about the SHSAT … or getting into Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech and 5 other fantastic and free NYC public school!

An average of 30,000 eighth graders take the SHSAT every October. This 3-hour test is the only criterion for gaining entry into one of nine of New York City’s specialized schools. There are approximately 6,000 spots, which means only 18% of those students who apply are accepted.   The New York City Specialized High Schools…

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We’ve got you covered: Here are your college entrance exam basics.

How do I choose between the SAT and the ACT? While the SAT and ACT are largely similar, here are some important differences that may affect which test you choose: The ACT includes a science section. If science and quantitative analysis (think: reading and analyzing graphs) are difficult for you, the SAT may be a better choice.…

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Ivy Tutors Network picked again in top 1%

Expertise has yet again selected Ivy Tutors for it’s top 1% of New York City tutoring agencies! We Looked at 1,973 Test Prep Tutors serving New York City and Picked the Top 19. Ivy Tutors Network recognizes that our clients have a lot of choices, so we feel deeply grateful for your choosing us, year after…

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How many times should I take the SAT or ACT?

Many of our high school junior clients took the SAT on December 2 for the first time. They’ll get their results online sometime between December 15 and 21. Other clients just took their first ACT exam on December 9.  They’ll get their results sometime between December 19 and February 2. We hope they don’t have…

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Fighting over screen (scream) time?

Some practical tips to help parents win the war over screen time Kids don’t come with operating instructions. Every child is different. Every parent is different. But almost every family struggles with how much screen time kids should have. (Not to mention how much screen time parents should have.) Parents are apoplectic how kids are…

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Tell Me More About the New SAT & ACT

The New SAT Divided into 4 Sections, plus an essay response: Reading: 52 questions, 65 minutes Writing and Language: 44 questions, 35 minutes Math Test, No Calculator: 20 questions, 25 minutes Math Test, Calculator: 38 questions, 55 minutes Optional Essay: 50 minutes Scoring: Scoring has changed! In its attempt to emulate the ACT as closely…

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