Webinar: Getting a Handle on Testing for Middle and High School Admission

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Navigating Public and Private School Admissions:  a 3-part series to guide families in middle and high school applications

One of the greatest challenges for families is ensuring the best education for their children at every stage. With the transitions to middle school and high school, families find themselves at a crossroad – which can be a unique opportunity for different, better options for their child. Where do families begin when they are considering a change of school for their children?

The Cornell Club of New York is ready with experts to help! Our speakers will share proven strategies for parents to support their children in school choices and applications, as well as key tips and guides to those considering applying out – whether to public or private schools.

Attendees are invited to register for any or all of the presentations.

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 7:00-8:00 pm EDT: Getting a Handle on Testing for Middle and High School Admissions
Presentation and Q&A by Karen Berlin Ishii

In this illustrated presentation geared to parents, master test prep tutor Karen Berlin Ishii will explain the key differences between the most popular private school entrance exams, as well as the latest on the SHSAT, NYC's specialized high school exam. She'll share the low-down on test prep resources, managing test anxiety, how and when to get your child started on test prep, and of course, tips and techniques to avoid those trick answer choices!

Karen Berlin Ishii, a Brown alumna with over 20 years' test prep teaching experience, specializes in individualized prep for the ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, SAT, ACT and other admissions exams. She has taught for The Princeton Review and headed Boston Academic Tutors, creating courses for The British School in Boston, among others. She edits Barron's and Wiley's prep books for the ISEE and SSAT and is a faculty member at Summer@Brown, where she conducts SAT and ACT prep workshops.  karenberlinishii.com


 If you have questions you are thinking of already, please send them to us in advance, so our experts can use them to guide their presentations! Please send your questions to Karen Berlin Ishii at [email protected], indicating for which presentation they are intended.