Barron's SHSAT is fully updated to reflect the latest SHSAT exam.
Author: Patrick Honner
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
Category: Study Aids
Barron's updated SHSAT is aligned with the changes made to the ELA section of the test. Barron's SHSAT includes: Practice for all question types, including Revising/Editing in a Passage, Revising/Editing Stand-Alone Items, and Math Grid-In questions Three full-length practice tests and four additional mini-tests with answers and complete solutions to all problems More than 600 problems with answers and detailed solutions, all of which provide you with the practice necessary to master the analytical skills the SHSAT requires Math Diagnosers to help identify and correct student weaknesses Highlighted "Tip" and "Fact" boxes placed throughout the book to help clarify and reinforce key concepts and ideas A series of Skillbuilders that provide comprehensive preparation for each test section Scoring high on the competitive admissions test for New York City's Specialized High Schools (including the Bronx High School of Science, Brooklyn Technical High School, Stuyvesant High School, and others) is essential for academic achievers. If your goal is to attend a specialized high school, Barron’s SHSAT test guide can help. This updated edition is aligned with the recent changes made to the SHSAT, including the redesigned ELA and Math sections.
When Your Child Is in 5th Grade September–November: Many children are happy in schools that serve students in grades ... It's not too early to consider test prep for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT), particularly if ...
Author: Clara Hemphill
Publisher: Teachers College Press
If you lived anywhere else in the country, you would probably send your child to your neighborhood high school. In New York City, it’s much more complicated than that. But what parent has time to research hundreds of school options? To help you choose a high school that is just right for your child, Clara Hemphill and her colleagues at Insideschools visited nearly all of the city’s 400 high schools. This essential revision of the critically acclaimed parents’ guide features new school profiles; invaluable advice to help parents and students through the stressful admissions process; and new sections on alternative schools, vocational schools, and schools for students learning English. Featuring interviews with teachers, parents, and students, this guide uncovers the “inside scoop” about school atmosphere, homework, student stress, competition among students, the quality of teachers, gender issues, the condition of the building, class size, and much more. “For [this] third edition I looked for schools that spark students’ curiosity, broaden their horizons, and help them develop into thoughtful, caring adults.” —Clara Hemphill Praise for Clara Hemphill’s Parents’ Guides! New York Daily News... “Brisk, thoughtful profiles of topnotch, intriguing schools.” Big Apple Parent... “Hemphill has done for schools what Zagat’s did for restaurants.” New York Magazine... “Thoughtful, well-researched…required reading.” The New York Times... “A bible for urban parents.”
The Best Review The most up-to-date information about the content, format, and timing of the new SHSAT Two full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations for each question More than 900 realistic practice questions that cover ...
Author: Kaplan Test Prep
Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
Category: Study Aids
Kaplan's New York City SHSAT Prep 2019-2020 provides the most up-to-date content to help you succeed on the new Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT). Our realistic practice, answer explanations, and expert review will help you face the SHSAT with confidence. Kaplan is so certain that New York City SHSAT Prep 2019-2020 offers all the guidance you need to excel on the test that we guarantee it: After studying with our book, you'll score higher on the SHSAT—or you'll get your money back. The Best Review The most up-to-date information about the content, format, and timing of the new SHSAT Two full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations for each question More than 900 realistic practice questions that cover every concept tested Proven score-raising strategies with emphasis on improving math and verbal skills Expert Guidance Kaplan's expert psychometricians make sure our practice questions and study materials are true to the test. We invented test prep—Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for almost 80 years, and more than 95% of our students get into their top-choice schools. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams. Our guide to the SHSAT can help eighth- and ninth-grade NYC students gain admission to a specialized high school such as Stuyvesant High School; Bronx High School of Science; Brooklyn Technical High School; Brooklyn Latin School; High School for Math, Science, and Engineering at City College; High School of American Studies at Lehman College; Queens High School for the Sciences at York College; or Staten Island Technical High School.