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

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

One of the biggest issues for families continues to be the upset in children's learning as a result of the pandemic. Whether at school or online, education has entered uncharted waters. Some families may find themselves unexpectedly seeking different educational options for their children. Others, already planning school changes, suddenly are facing different procedures and concerns than in usual times. 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.

Tuesday, May 10th at 7:00-8:00pm 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.

7:00pm EDT webinar, gratis. Advance registration required. Registrants will receive the link to join the webinar in the confirmation email.

Register for our other presentations:

Wednesday, April 27th at 7:00pm EDT: 
Virtual Webinar Series: "An Introduction to Private Middle to High School Admissions" with Krista Peterson and Evie Gurney 

Wednesday, May 4th at 7:00pm EDT
Virtual Webinar Series: "Finding a Seat in the New NYC Public School Admissions" with Maurice Frumkin