SHSAT Overview

Recent Changes to the SHSAT: Keeping Up With Updates for Test-Prep Success

The SHSAT isn’t the same ol’ test it used to be! A few key changes in recent years have impacted how students prepare. Let’s break down what’s new, so your student doesn’t walk into the test facing any surprises. Bye-Bye Scrambled Paragraphs Those notoriously tricky scrambled paragraph questions in the ELA section are a thing […]

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Understanding the SHSAT Format and Scoring: Breaking Down the Test

The SHSAT is its unique beast, so understanding how it’s structured and how those scores are calculated is key in developing a winning test-prep strategy. Let’s dive into the nitty gritty! Exam Structure How Your Score is Determined Why Format Matters to Your Prep Knowing the test structure helps you and your student tailor your

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Introduction to the SHSAT: What It Is & Why It Matters for NYC Students

If you have a middle schooler interested in attending one of New York City’s competitive Specialized High Schools, the SHSAT is a big deal! Let’s break down the basics of this exam – what it is, why it matters, and which schools use it in their admissions process. What is the SHSAT? Why Take the

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