NYC High School Admissions + SHSAT Kick-off!

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NYC High School Admissions + SHSAT Kick-off!

Calling all 7th grade families! Join our experts as they explain how to be successful in public and specialized high school admissions!

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About this event

This free and informative webinar is perfect for families with 7th graders to learn how to succeed in the confusing and ever-changing public and high school application processes in New York City.

What we’ll cover:

  • Overview of general education and specialized education admissions processes
  • Strategies and tips for how to ensure a right fit school for your child
  • Important timelines and dates -- what to do now and what can wait!
  • How to organize test prep for one or multiple tests (SHSAT, ISEE, SSAT, TACHS)
  • What is the SHSAT, how hard is it, and when to start studying
  • Which tests are mandatory and which are optional

Our expert panel includes Ivy Tutors Network’s founder, Lisa Speransky, and public school admissions consultant, Katie Miller

Our Expert Panel

Katie Miller created Katherine Miller Consulting in order to share her expertise on the New York City public school system. In addition to her work as an Education Consultant, she is currently an elected parent member of the School Leadership Team at Beacon High School and is the co-head of West Side Soccer League’s High School Travel Program. Katie also acts as a consultant to a variety of youth arts organizations. Before her career as an education and small business consultant, Katie was the Director of Civil Justice at Common Good, and a Litigation Associate at Cleary Gottlieb. Katie graduated from Amherst College and received a joint J.D./ M.A. from Cornell Law School and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Lisa Speransky is the founder of Ivy Tutors Network, an 19-year-old New York City-based education company. Our core belief is that education isn’t one size fits all. That may sound simple, but understanding this concept opens the door to really enjoying learning. For 19 years and countless success stories — from learning to getting into the college of your dreams -- we’ve proven that personalized education can breed a love of learning that leads to confidence and to goal-crushing in all its forms!