January 2018 Regents Schedule

Below is the Regents Exam schedule for January 2018 from The State Education Department. However, students must verify with their schools the exact times that they are to report to their examination. Monday, January 22 English Language Arts (9:15am) RCT in Mathematics* (9:15am) Living Environment (1:15pm) RCT in U.S. History & Government* (1:15pm) Tuesday, January […]

Geometry Regents

The NYS Geometry Regents High School Examination is based on the Geometry Common-Core Curriculum administered in New York and is intended to measure a student’s proficiency in Geometry. When the test is administered, each student taking the test receives the same test. The test is curved based on the performance of all students on each […]

Algebra Regents

The NYS Algebra Regents High School Examination is based on the Algebra I Common-Core Curriculum administered in New York and is intended to measure a student’s proficiency in Algebra I. By giving the same exam to all students, students throughout the state are tested fairly. The test is curved based on the performance of all […]

New App Helps NYC Students Pick Public High Schools

Researchers say that many low-income students select under-performing schools close to home because they are uninformed of the options available. A new app will allow students to put in their address, interest, willingness to travel and other factors to help them explore available high schools and make informed decisions. With more than 400 public high […]

Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer Aristotle Labiaga – 12 Questions

Aristotle Labiaga talks to us about what it’s like being a plumbing and fire protection engineer, what the best part of the job is, what the worst part about the job is, and his path to becoming an engineer. The best part of Labiaga’s job is being able to see the finished product created after […]

The 7 Most Important Tips for Preparing for a Test

There is a lot of advice and an absurd number of lists available full of test preparation tips. However, most of the tips are not practical and seem to serve as filler on paper or on websites. We made our own list of the top seven tips for preparing for a test. Here they are: […]

Learn About the Format of the SHSAT

The NYC Department of Education has distributed this letter our lining the new format of the SHSAT: SHSAT_FAQ_SAMPLE_ITEMS_FINAL11317 Overview of the SHSAT Format Overview of the ELA Section on the SHSAT Overview of the Math Section on the SHSAT For information on our Online SHSAT Prep, click here: Online SHSAT Prep For information on our […]

Changes to the SHSAT, Now Similar to the SAT

The SHSAT given in 2017 will be significantly different than previous tests. The good news is that overall the changes seem to be for the better. One of the reasons for the redesign was to better align the test content with school curriculum. The changes to the SHSAT make the test more similar to the […]

12 Tips of Prep-Mas

1. Believe in yourself. You can do it if you try. You may have to work harder than others, but with the right amount of work you can achieve your goals. 2. Take a practice test. It’s important to take a practice test right away. This will let you know where you stand right now […]