The SHSAT: A study guide

The SHSAT, or Specialized High School Admissions Test, is the test that students take to try and get into one of the city’s prestigious specialized high schools. What is a specialized high school? There are nine specialized high schools in New York City. According to the Department of Education’s website, the city’s specialized high schools […]

SHSAT and SAT Tips, Strategies, and Equipment

This post is based off of what I suggest to my own students. It’s a bit more comprehensive as it covers different types of test takers so use what works for you and ignore the rest. You can find out the exact start date of the SHSAT exam on this website – https://argoprep.com/shsat/ This post […]

Changing Admissions to the NYC Specialized High Schools

Yesterday, Bill de Blasio, the current Mayor of New York City outlined how he would “fix” our specialized schools. The schools he was referring to were the “big three” of Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, and Brooklyn Tech and then five additional schools – The High School for Math Science and Engineering at CCNY, The High School […]

Gre math questions

When introducing Gre math questions the Uniform State Exam in the form of testing in Russia, the authors of the education reform usually referred to Western experience. Proponents of the USE stated that even in France tests play a major role in the final certification. In the baccalaureate exam, for example…. After this assertion, all […]