NYC Public And Private Schools In “Hotspot” Zip Codes Will Stop all In-Person Learning on Tuesday, Oct. 6

NY Governor, Andrew Cuomo, announced today that school in zip codes with recent spikes of COVID-19 infections will transition from in-person or hybrid learning to 100% remote learning on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, for an undetermined amount of time. The affected neighborhoods and zip codes are Borough Park (11219), Gravesend (11223), Midwood (11230), Bensonhurst (11204), […]

Our 2020 Independent School Fair is Virtual

Create your own user feedback survey Let’s Talk Schools is celebrating ten years of presenting a NYC independent private school fair and panel discussion on the admissions process – a unique opportunity to meet admission decision-makers from top New York schools. Every one of us is experiencing the stress of the coronavirus pandemic and, with […]

2020 Camp Fairs

***3/12/2020 Update*** Due to concerns of the Covid-19 pandemic in New York City, we have canceled the Upper West Side Fair on March 15. Register now for our Harlem Fair to be held April 26, 2020. —— This year marks the 6th anniversary of our Summer Opportunities, Activities & Resources (SOAR) fairs, featuring summer camps […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The 2019 Admissions Season Begins

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 2019 school year. In New York City, school choice programs provide alternatives to parents who want to opt out of sending their children to […]

2018 Summer Opportunities, Activities and Resources (SOAR) Fairs

Our popular summer fairs are back with a new name, Summer Opportunities, Activities & Resources (SOAR) but the same quality events you’ve grown to love. This is our 4th year hosting 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 […]

Getting started with 2018 Hunter & independent schools admissions

As the end of summer 2017 draws near it’s time to think about school admission for the 2018 school year. In New York City, school choice programs provide alternatives to parents who do not wish to send their children to the local public schools to which they are assigned. The day after Labor day is […]