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

Author: Lawrence Zimmerman
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 143806893X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Barron s New York City SHSAT 3rd Edition

Author: Lawrence Zimmerman
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 9781438001364
Format: PDF, Docs
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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 Skillbuilders that provide comprehensive preparation for each test section The authors also provide a clear, detailed treatment of the test's challenging Logical Reasoning section, which includes examples and practical problems.

McGraw Hill Education New York City SHSAT Second Edition

Author: Drew D. Johnson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259837572
Format: PDF, ePub
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Everything You Need to Get the Score You Want on the SHSAT You need to score well on the Specialized High School Admission Test if you want to get into one of New York City's specialized 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. We’ve put all of our proven expertise into New York City SHSAT to make sure you’re fully prepared for this challenging exam. With this book, you’ll learn essential skill-building techniques and strategies created by a leading test-prep expert. You’ll also get three full-length practice tests, hundreds of sample questions, and all the facts about the current exam. This book will guide you through your preparation program and give you the tools you need to succeed. Inside you'll find: • 2 full-length practice SHSAT tests • A full-length diagnostic exam to help you focus your preparation efforts • A step-by-step review of all Verbal and Mathematics topics covered on the test • More than 300 practice questions to build your confidence • Expert strategies to help you raise your score on questions involving algebra, probability, statistics, scrambled paragraphs, and logical reasoning

How to Solve Shsat Scrambled Paragraphs Volume 2

Author: Five Points Learning
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780985966010
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

New York City New Shsat Test Prep 2017 Specialized High School Admissions Test Argo Brothers

Author: Anayet Chowdhury
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692686836
Format: PDF, ePub
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SHSAT - Specialized High School Admission Test 100% FREE LIVE PHONE SUPPORT BY EXPERT TUTORS (with the purchase of this book), for more information go to: www.einstein-academy.com/shsat This SHSAT Test Prep Book is designed to help eighth graders achieve a higher score on the exam. The schools that this book prepares students for include: 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. This test prep book provides: * 5 full length practice exams with answer explanations * An advanced test with more in depth and challenging problems * Online score calculator for easier grading * 500 + questions and 120 min + online video explanations Video explanations you can find here: www.einstein-academy.com/shsat2017 NOTE: This book includes an updated manual, video tutorial and certain revisions made from the First Edition. New practice exams will be available in the Third Edition. SHSAT Overview The SHSAT is a 2 hour and 30 minute timed multiple choice test with two sections, verbal and math. Students can start on any section they prefer, however, the test must be completed in 2 hours and 30 minutes. The verbal section is broken down into three parts. The recommended time spent on this entire verbal section is 75 minutes. Scrambled Paragraphs - 5 Questions This section requires students to structure a 6 sentence paragraph that has been placed out of order. The first sentence is given, and students must arrange the 5 sentences so it is in chronological order. It is important to note that these questions are worth twice as much as any other question on the test. For every scrambled paragraph that is correct, the student is awarded 2 points on their raw score. There is no partial credit, so, all 5 sentences must be arranged in the right manner to receive credit. This is the section most students find difficulty with. Logical Reasoning - 10 Questions This section requires students to draw valid conclusions from the information provided in the questions. There are specific types of questions in the logical reasoning section such as but not limited to: contrapositive of a conditional statement, deciphering codes and determining positions of objects. Reading Comprehension - 30 Questions This section requires students to read and answer questions. There are 5 passages in this question, each asking 6 questions. Math - 50 Questions The math section tests on algebra, arithmetic, statistics, geometry, probability and word problems. The math section contains 50 questions and the recommended time spent on this section is 75 minutes.

New York City s Best Public High Schools

Author: Clara Hemphill
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807774472
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.”

Practice Math Tests for New York City SHSAT Specialized High School Admissions Test

Author: Violetta Dubinina
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781480053731
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is the second of two volumes of practice math exams for the the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test. This volume contains five more practice tests, each consisting of well-written problems that were thoroughly tested by real students who have been admitted to the top specialized high schools. The included practice problems are consistently kept up-to-date and closely match those found in the real SHSAT Math section. The book also has full solutions for each of the exams, improved with additional details and multiple solving approaches. Along with the first volume from this set, this collection is ideal for students who desire additional practice for the SHSAT exam and want to make sure that they are using high quality, recently updated material. This 2015 edition is fully up-to-date for the current SHSAT exam.

The Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selected Public Schools Seventh Edition

Author: Victoria Goldman
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807774588
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is the best and most comprehensive guide to Manhattan’s private schools, including Brooklyn and Riverdale. Written by a parent who is also an expert on school admissions, this guide has been helping New York City parents choose the best private and selective public schools for their children for over 20 years. The new edition has been completely revised and expanded to include the latest information on admissions procedures, programs, diversity, school size, staff, tuition, and scholarships. It now lists over 75 elementary and high schools, including schools for special needs children. Book Features: Factors to consider when selecting a school, such as location, single sex versus coed, school size, after-school programs, and academic pace. Preparing your child for admissions interviews. Resources for test preparation. School profiles that include key information on school tours and applications, tuition, financial aid and scholarships, staff, class size, homework, diversity, educational approach, atmosphere, and more. “The information is on the mark and insightful. . . . Parents will pass The Manhattan Family Guide to parents as gleefully as they once passed notes in class.” —New York Magazine (for a previous edition)