Academic Tutoring

Our tutors assist students from elementary through high school and work to foster confidence in subjects with which your child may struggle while allowing exploration into subjects in more depth than the classroom allows.

ACT

Similar to the SAT, the ACT is an exam used by colleges and universities across the United States to determine students’ readiness for college and assist in admission decisions.

College Advising

Our advising program begins with an in-depth consultation with the student and family to develop goals and an individualized strategic plan for admission success. Far past just filling out an application, our college advisors assist you and your child on the path to college. This includes being involved from the initial steps of developing a resume of extracurricular activities, summer plans, and course selection, to researching colleges, preparing your child for college visits, working on college essays, and assisting in making the final college choice.

Common App

The Common App is a tool used to send your applications into colleges. It works as a platform to collect your application materials, including your transcript, activities, standardized test scores, and Common App personal essay. You can also submit college-specific writing supplements with the Common App.

ISEE

The Independent School Entrance Examination is an another exam intended to determine a student’s candidacy for enrollment in independent middle and high schools. It is an alternative to the SSAT.

PSAT

The PSAT, or Preliminary SAT, is an exam intended to introduce 10th and 11th grade students to the material covered by the SAT and identify recipients of the National Merit Scholarship.

SAT

The SAT is an exam administered by the College Board used by colleges and universities throughout the United States to compare and identify students for admission.

SAT Subject Tests

The SAT Subject Tests are one-hour-long, multiple-choice exams that may be required as part of a student’s application to colleges and universities. These exams demonstrate subject expertise and supplement a student’s application materials. There are 20 different Subject Tests overall, which can be broken down into five areas of math, science, English, history, and languages.

SHSAT

The Specialized High Schools Admissions Test is an exam offered to 8th and 9th graders to determine eligibility for entrance into eight of the nine specialized high schools throughout New York City. Admissions decisions are based solely on the results of this exam.

SSAT

The Secondary School Admission Test is an exam intended to determine a student’s candidacy for enrollment in independent middle and high schools and boarding schools. It is an alternative to the ISEE.

Standardized Test Preparation

Our standardized testing tutors help students improve in areas of weakness and test taking strategies for the SAT, PSAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, SSAT, ISEE, and SHSAT.

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