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July 30, 2019

9th Annual Independent School Fair and Admissions Panel Discussion

A unique opportunity to meet directors from top New York schools. Reserve your spot now! Summer is drawing to a close so it’s time to think about school admissions for the 2020 school year. In New York City, school choice programs provide alternatives to parents who want to opt out of sending their children to […]

January 29, 2019

2019 Summer Fairs

This year marks the 5thanniversary of our Summer Opportunities, Activities & Resources (SOAR) fairs, featuring summer camps and programs for families with kids in pre-k through 12th grade. Sure, you can look for summer programs online, but nothing beats a face-to-face conversation directly with camp directors who want nothing more than to answer your questions […]

September 12, 2018

Demystifying the SHSAT

The Specialized High School Admission Test (SHSAT) has been all over the news of late. What is this magical, mystical SHSAT test that evokes such strong emotions? Bring your questions and queries to PASSNYC’s community information event on Monday, September 24 from 6-8 pm where there will be experts who can share information about the […]

July 26, 2018

NYC Public High School Admissions

Can the process be any more complicated than it already is? I don’t think so. At this point in the process, depending on whether you will be entering 7th or 8th grade in the fall, we recommended: 7th Grade During the summer before school starts, it’s a good idea to attend the summer high school […]