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

An average of 30,000 NYC eighth graders take the SHSAT every October. This 3-hour test is the only criterion for gaining entry into one New York City’s nine specialized public schools. These schools combined only accept approximately 6,000 students each year, which means that 82% of those students who apply are rejected.   The specialized…

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SHSAT Tips From the Experts

“Pace yourself. Remember that you have 150 minutes to do the test. This breaks down to 3 minutes per scrambled paragraph and 1.5 minutes for all other questions. If you find yourself spending too long on a question, move on and come back to it later.”   “Make a master formula sheet of all the…

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