Master the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test

Master the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test Author Stephen Krane
ISBN-10 0768937817
Release 2013-11-12
Pages 208
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The New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) is offered to all eighth and ninth-grade students residing within the five boroughs of NYC who wish to attend a specialized high school. Peterson's comprehensive resource provides you with valuable preparation which includes 10 practice tests covering scrambled paragraphs, reading comprehension, logical reasoning, word problems, algebra, and geometry. Every question is accompanied by our expert detailed answer explanations that are sure to help you boost your test-prep efforts to score high on the exam. You'll also discover important information about the exam format and scoring as well as information about the specialized high schools and testing locations. There is also a bonus section which includes 2 practice tests for the Hunter College H.S. Entrance Examination which is administered each January to all sixth-grade students residing within the five boroughs of NYC who meet specific criteria in reading and mathematics.



New York City Specialized Science High Schools Admissions Test

New York City Specialized Science High Schools Admissions Test Author Arco
ISBN-10 076890711X
Release 2001-06
Pages 200
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The Bronx H. S. of Science, Brooklyn Technical H. S., and Stuyvesant H. S. provide gifted students in the New York City area a challenging science and math curriculum. The entrance exam is rigorous and highly competitive. In this essential resource, a former teacher at Bronx School of Science provides middle school students a brief explanation of the exam format as well as practice tests and hands-on training.



Master the New York City High School Admissions Tests

Master the New York City High School Admissions Tests Author Peterson's
ISBN-10 9780768938555
Release 2013-11-15
Pages 208
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The New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) is offered to all eighth and ninth-grade students residing within the five boroughs of NYC who wish to attend a specialized high school. Peterson's comprehensive resource provides you with valuable preparation which includes 10 practice tests covering scrambled paragraphs, reading comprehension, logical reasoning, word problems, algebra, and geometry. Every question is accompanied by our expert detailed answer explanations that are sure to help you boost your test-prep efforts to score high on the exam. You'll also discover important information about the exam format and scoring as well as information about the specialized high schools and testing locations. There is also a bonus section which includes 2 practice tests for the Hunter College H.S. Entrance Examination which is administered each January to all sixth-grade students residing within the five boroughs of NYC who meet specific criteria in reading and mathematics.



Cracking the New York City Specialized High Schools Admissions Test

Cracking the New York City Specialized High Schools Admissions Test Author Jonathan Arak
ISBN-10 0375763333
Release 2003-07-01
Pages 208
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Featuring practice tests and drill questions, this guide's second edition will help students prepare for the entrance exam for three of New York City's elite public high schools.



Master the SSAT ISEE High School Entrance Exam Basics

Master the SSAT ISEE  High School Entrance Exam Basics Author Peterson's
ISBN-10 9780768934960
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 720
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Peterson's Master the SSAT & ISEE: High School Entrance Exam Basics contains essential information about all aspects of the SSAT and ISEE. Readers will learn about what kinds of questions to expect, how the tests are scored, what the questions look like, and how they can keep their cool on test day. Peterson's Master the SSAT & ISEE provides students with detailed strategies to help maximize their test scores AND assists parents with guidance on selecting, applying to, and paying for private school. For more information see Peterson's Master the SSAT & ISEE.



How to Solve SHSAT Reading Comprehension Problems

How to Solve SHSAT Reading Comprehension Problems Author Five Points Learning
ISBN-10 0985966041
Release 2016-07-01
Pages 246
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The Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) is the required exam for admissions into one of New York City's highly selective public high schools for academically gifted and talented students.The Specialized High Schools that require the test for admissions are: Stuyvesant High School, Bronx High School of Science, Brooklyn Latin School, Brooklyn Technical High School, Staten Island Technical High School, High School of American Studies at Lehman College, High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College, Queens High School for the Sciences at York College. Admission is based solely on results from the test and whether a student's score is above the cut-off score for a particular school. Often overlooked by students preparing for the SHSAT, the Reading Comprehension section of the test can be a strategic opportunity for students to earn critical test points. Students who take advantage of this opportunity increase their chances of gaining admissions into one of these highly selective schools.Five Points Learning's How to Solve Reading Comprehension Problems Study Guide provides students with score raising strategies and an abundance of practice problems to help students master this tricky section on the test. As the old saying goes, "Practice makes perfect."So be sure to include Five Points Learning's How to Solve Reading Comprehension Problems in your test preparation plans today, and get the edge you need to beat the test.



Master the SSAT ISEE

Master the SSAT ISEE Author Peterson's
ISBN-10 9780768934953
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 720
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Peterson's Master the SSAT & ISEE contains hundreds of practice questions, solid test-taking advice, and essential private secondary school information. Test-takers can use Peterson's ebook to obtain their best high school entrance exam score and get into the secondary school of their choice. Readers will find sections on high school entrance exam basics, vocabulary review, verbal ability review, reading review, mathematics review, writing sample review, SSAT and ISEE practice tests, and a Parent's Guide to Private Schools. Peterson's Master the SSAT & ISEE provides students with detailed strategies to help maximize their test scores AND assists parents with guidance on selecting, applying to, and paying for private school.



Shsat New Test 2017

Shsat New Test 2017 Author Tom Wen
ISBN-10 1544769601
Release 2017-03-17
Pages 286
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The New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test is changing. This ultimate guide is designed to help current eighth- and ninth-grader planning to take the test in October learn all the skills they need to score their best on the revised test. Use this guide to -find out about the details of the new revised SHSAT test -take a diagnostic to identify your strengths and weaknesses -hone your verbal and math skills while building confidence -learn score-raising strategies to complement your prep -take practice tests and review the detailed explanations to improve your performance This guide contains everything you need to master the test and gain admissions to New York City's specialized high schools including Stuyvesant High School; Bronx High School of Science; Brooklyn Technical High School; Brooklyn Latin School; High School for Math, Science, and Engineering at City College; High School of American Studies at Lehman College; Queens High School for the Sciences at York College; or Staten Island Technical High School.



Kaplan New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test

Kaplan New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test Author Kaplan
ISBN-10 9781625230829
Release 2014-08-05
Pages 336
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The most comprehensive guide for the New York City Specialized High Schools Admissions Test! Every fall, high-achieving eighth- and ninth-grade students take the New York City Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT). Aiming for a top score to stand out from the increasingly competitive applicant pool and get a premium education at a public school, students have a 1-in-10 chance of securing admission into a specialized high school such as Stuyvesant High School; Bronx High School of Science; Brooklyn Technical High School; Brooklyn Latin School; High School for Math, Science, and Engineering at City College; High School of American Studies at Lehman College; Queens High School for the Sciences at York College, or Staten Island Technical High School. Competition for admission gets increasingly tougher each year, but with Kaplan New York City Specialized High Schools Admissions Test, now in its seventh edition, students can get all of the materials they need to prepare for test day. In Kaplan’s New York City Specialized High Schools Admissions Test, students can take advantage of: Two full-length practice tests and the most up-to-date information about the test Vital practice questions in each chapter that cover all tested material Proven score-raising strategies with emphasis on improving math and verbal skills A section dedicated to the 100 most important math concepts covered on the exam Detailed answer explanations for each question, and useful additional practice available online Kaplan New York City Specialized High Schools Admissions Test provides students with everything they need to improve their scores—guaranteed. Kaplan’s Higher Score guarantee provides security that no other test preparation guide on the market can match. Kaplan has helped more than three million students to prepare for standardized tests. We know that our test-taking techniques and strategies work and our materials are completely up-to-date. Kaplan New York City Specialized High Schools Admissions Test is the must-have preparation tool for every student looking to score higher!



McGraw Hill Education New York City SHSAT Third Edition

McGraw Hill Education New York City SHSAT  Third Edition Author Drew D. Johnson
ISBN-10 9781260116373
Release 2017-08-25
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Complete preparation for New York City’s Specialized High School Admission Test This new edition provides complete preparation for the revised Specialized High School Admission Test (SHSAT). This test is required for students applying to New York City’s specialized public high schools: the Bronx High School of Science, the Brooklyn Latin School, Brooklyn Technical High School, High School for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at City College, High School of American Studies at Lehman College, Queens High School for the Sciences at York College, Staten Island Technical High School, and Stuyvesant High School. Thoroughly updated to match the revised exam, this book gives applicants the competitive edge they are seeking. It includes a review of all topics tested in the English Language Arts and Mathematics sections, in particular the new Revising/Editing questions and “grid-in” Math questions. A diagnostic exam helps students focus their preparation and get the most of the skill-building drills, which include more than 300 practice questions covering every area on the test. •Complete coverage of the revised SHSAT•3 full-length practice tests•Comprehensive review and practice for the new Revising/Editing in the English Language Arts section•New Grammar and Mechanics chapter prepares students for grammar rules typically covered by SHSAT•Extensive practice for the new “grid-in” Math questions•More than 300 practice questions help students master what they’ve reviewed•Review of all English Language Arts and Mathematics, including reading, arithmetic, algebra, probability, statistics, and geometry •Special chapter focuses on math for 9th-grade test takers



Barron s NYC SHSAT Specialized High Schools Admissions Test 3rd edition

Barron s NYC SHSAT Specialized High Schools Admissions Test  3rd edition Author Lawrence Zimmerman
ISBN-10 9781438068930
Release 2013-02-01
Pages 336
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This new edition of the SHSAT manual prepares eighth and ninth grade academic achievers for the competitive test that qualifies them to enter New York City's Specialized High Schools. These schools include the Bronx High School of Science, Brooklyn Technical High School, and Stuyvesant High School, among others. The manual presents more than 600 problems with answers and detailed solutions; three full-length practice tests, and four half-length tests with answers and complete solutions to all problems; a revised and expanded ninth grade math supplementary section; Math Diagnosers to help identify and correct student weaknesses; test-taking techniques and study strategies to help students build confidence; highlighted "Tips" and "Facts" boxes placed throughout the book; and, skillbuilders that provide comprehensive preparation for each test section.



Cracking the New York City Specialized Science High Schools Admission Test

Cracking the New York City Specialized Science High Schools Admission Test Author Jonathan Arak
ISBN-10 0375753478
Release 1999-07-01
Pages 192
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Fast Facts: - The NYC Specialized Science High School Admissions Test is given annually in October and November - This admission test is required by Stuyvesant High School, Bronx High School of Science, and Brooklyn Technical High School - 40,000 students take this exam each year to compete for only about 3,000 openings. Students need a competitive edge to score high enough to get in. - This guide includes 2 full-length practice exams, plus hundreds of drill questions and The Princeton Review's renowned techniques for scoring high on standardized tests.



How to Solve SHSAT Logical Reasoning Problems

How to Solve SHSAT Logical Reasoning Problems Author Five Points Learning
ISBN-10 0985966033
Release 2016-07-01
Pages 192
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The Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) is the required exam for admissions into one of New York City's highly selective public high schools for academically gifted and talented students.The Specialized High Schools that require the test for admissions are: Stuyvesant High School, Bronx High School of Science, Brooklyn Latin School, Brooklyn Technical High School, Staten Island Technical High School, High School of American Studies at Lehman College, High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College, Queens High School for the Sciences at York College. Admission is based solely on results from the test and whether a student's score is above the cut-off score for a particular school. Often overlooked by students preparing for the SHSAT, the Logical Reasoning section of the test can be a strategic opportunity for students to earn critical test points. Students who take advantage of this opportunity increase their chances of gaining admissions into one of these highly selective schools.Five Points Learning's How to Solve Logical Reasoning Problems Study Guide provides students with score raising strategies and an abundance of practice problems to help students master this tricky section on the test. As the old saying goes, "Practice makes perfect."So be sure to include Five Points Learning's How to Solve Logical Reasoning Problems in your test preparation plans today, and get the edge you need to beat the test.



How to Solve Shsat Scrambled Paragraphs Volume 2

How to Solve Shsat Scrambled Paragraphs  Volume 2 Author Five Points Learning
ISBN-10 0985966017
Release 2013-07
Pages 144
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The Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) is the required exam for admissions into one of New York City's highly selective public high schools for academically gifted and talented students. The Specialized High Schools that require the test for admissions are: Stuyvesant High School Bronx High School of Science Brooklyn Latin School Brooklyn Technical High School Staten Island Technical High School High School of American Studies at Lehman College High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College Queens High School for the Sciences at York College. Admission is based solely on results from the test and whether a student's score is above the cut-off score for a particular school. Often overlooked by students preparing for the SHSAT, the "Scrambled Paragraphs" section of the test can be a strategic opportunity for students to earn critical test points. Students who take advantage of this opportunity increase their chances of gaining admissions into one of these highly selective schools. "Five Points Learning's Second Volume of How to Solve Scrambled Paragraphs Study Guide" provides students with score raising strategies and an abundance of practice problems to help students master this tricky section on the test. As the old saying goes, ""Practice makes perfect."" So be sure to include "Five Points Learning's Second Volume of How to Solve Scrambled Paragraphs" in your test preparation plans today, and get the edge you need to beat the test.



Education Flashpoints

Education Flashpoints Author Alan J. Singer
ISBN-10 9781317801443
Release 2014-04-24
Pages 210
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Drawing on his widely read Huffington Post columns—rated one of the top educational blogs in the United States—Alan Singer introduces readers to contemporary issues in education in the United States. The issues are presented with a point of view and an edge intended to promote widespread classroom debate and discussion. Each section opens with a new topical summary essay followed by a series of brief essays updated and adapted from Huffington Post columns. The book includes guest contributions, guiding questions, and responses to essays by teacher education students and teachers to further classroom discussion. Education Flashpoints is written in a conversational style that draws readers into a series of debates by presenting issues in a clear and concise manner, but also with a touch of irony and a bit of rhetorical bite. The topics examined in these essays read like the latest newspaper headlines in the battle to define public education in the United States.



Solomon Academy s SSHAT TJHSST Math Workbook

Solomon Academy s SSHAT   TJHSST Math Workbook Author Yeon Rhee
ISBN-10 1497521777
Release 2014-04-11
Pages 226
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This book is designed to help you master the quantitative reasoning sections of the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) Admissions Test. The book contains 13 lessons with topic-specific summaries and 10 problems relevant to each lesson. Along with the topic-specific lessons, there are 8 full-length practice tests with detailed solutions and explanations.



New York City s Best Public High Schools

New York City s Best Public High Schools Author Clara Hemphill
ISBN-10 9780807774472
Release 2015
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If you lived anywhere else in the country, you would probably send your child to your neighborhood high school. In New York City, it’s much more complicated than that. But what parent has time to research hundreds of school options? To help you choose a high school that is just right for your child, Clara Hemphill and her colleagues at Insideschools visited nearly all of the city’s 400 high schools. This essential revision of the critically acclaimed parents’ guide features new school profiles; invaluable advice to help parents and students through the stressful admissions process; and new sections on alternative schools, vocational schools, and schools for students learning English. Featuring interviews with teachers, parents, and students, this guide uncovers the “inside scoop” about school atmosphere, homework, student stress, competition among students, the quality of teachers, gender issues, the condition of the building, class size, and much more. “For [this] third edition I looked for schools that spark students’ curiosity, broaden their horizons, and help them develop into thoughtful, caring adults.” —Clara Hemphill Praise for Clara Hemphill’s Parents’ Guides! New York Daily News... “Brisk, thoughtful profiles of topnotch, intriguing schools.” Big Apple Parent... “Hemphill has done for schools what Zagat’s did for restaurants.” New York Magazine... “Thoughtful, well-researched required reading.” The New York Times... “A bible for urban parents.”