40 Years Experienced Tutor ✓ SHSAT 8 & SHSAT 9 Expert Prep (All NYC)

offered in person
offered virtually
In-person and online tutoring via Zoom, Skype, YouTube livestream, etc! Students usually have never seen anything similar to the SHSAT before. It is a rigorous and different kind of test. The SHSAT can be stressful, discouraging and confusing. Therefore, familiarization with the SHSAT is essential!

We tutor for SHSAT 9 and for SHSAT 8. As well, are you in Grade 5, Grade 6, or Grade 7? Start now! It's essential to stay on grade level and furthermore to surpass it. Let us ensure your math and ELA fundamentals are on track, reinforce solid literacy and numeracy skills, and improve mastery. This is our forte!

To address these concerns, please consider my experience and approach whereas I provide:
  • The insights, skills and knowledge necessary
  • Reinforce creative, conceptual, and abstract thinkers
  • Personalize all prep needed
  • Help to improve your child's understanding and score
  • Offer a multitude of SHSAT test-taking strategies
  • Discuss the rationale and logic behind questions
  • Cut to the chase
  • Provide rarely known details about the structure and grading of the test
  • Practice stress management techniques to avoid testing jitters
  • Reinforce learning with compassion, humor, diligence, and especially thought
  • Guarantee an efficient, friendly, and patient environment conducive to learning
  • Establish the necessary rigor, excitement and confidence in your child!
  • ** NOTE: I tutor for both the Grade 8 AND Grade 9 versions of the SHSAT!
  • ** NOTE: My prep includes coverage of the 2017-2024 design changes to this test!
  • I have experience in all aspects of this test for every grade, every sub-topic and every question.
I am well versed in math competitions, specialized tests, admissions tests, and state tests providing the subject material and the types of problem-solving questions asked. I even have first hand experience with the SHSAT, as I am a graduate of Brooklyn Tech, as is my daughter. I have been tutoring elementary and middle school children with assignments, subject matter and formal standardized testing for over 40 years, therefore I know all the concerns and their pitfalls well both generally as pertains to testing and specifically as pertains to this test. I also have experience in other high school and middle school entry testing including HCHS/Hunter College High School, Baccalaureate, Beacon, Bard High School, MS 54 "Delta", Anderson, CSS-MSE(Columbia Secondary School for Math, Science, and Engineering), ERB (AABL, CPAA, and CTP), HSPT, TACHS, CHSEE, SSAT, ISEE, John Hopkins CTYs SCAT and STB, PSAT 8/9/10/NMSQT, SAT, ACT, CLT 8/9/10, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, ASVAB, HSE/TASC/GED, as well as NJSLA/PARCC/NJ ASK 8, Boston's Exam Schools, TJHSST, Chicago's Selective Enrollment SEHS Exam, New South Wales' Selective High School Placement Test, Newark's Magnets/G&T, BCA(Bergen County Academies), other Academies in NJ counties with Vocational School Districts, Math Competitions (MATHCOUNTS, MOEMS, Kangaroo, AMC, CML, JHMMC, The Math League), and NY, IL, NJ and CT State Tests.

I also have an advanced proprietary grading and scoring software suite that digs deep into SHSAT (and many other tests) while providing a plethora of diagnostics and analytics that my students can benefit from.

Contact me for availability: email for more details via the Reply Button above. Thanks.

College educated... 40 years of experience... insightful... enjoyable... passionate.
Available 1-to-1. I also tutor in study groups, ONLINE via Zoom, Skype and via email.

** Note: The SHSAT is the Specialized High School Admissions Test. This test is required for entry into the various specialized NYC high schools, they are: Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech, Brooklyn Latin School, Staten Island Technical High School, High School for American Studies at Lehman College, Queens High School for Sciences at York College, and High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College. I prepare and work with students in Grade 9 and Grade 8 for this exam, as well those in Grade 7 and 6.

** Note: I also tutor for HCHS, the Hunter College High School Test. I have experience in all aspects of this test for every section, every sub-topic and every question! I provide detailed written answers to all Hunter sample math questions -- some 65 intense problems -- including multiple approaches!! Additionally, I provide extra sample tests that directly model and reinforce Hunter's sample tests along with a plethora of original supplementary documents covering all aspects of this specific test and subject material

HCHS is Hunter College High School. The Hunter College Campus includes an awesome educational environment for intellectually gifted and talented students including its high school which is grade 7-12 (not 9-12). The high school is open to all NYC resident middle school students meeting certain academic requirements usually determined via state test scores. However the only entry year for HCHS is 7th grade. Furthermore, an admissions test is required for entry into this high school usually taken during late January. I am also available for tutoring in cases where a HCHS pre-admissions test QE (qualifying exam) is necessary. HCHS is not part of the NYC DOE therefore you will not be using myschools.nyc to apply instead you will apply to it independently of other middle schools!

**Note: I tutor across all boroughs, and areas, including Flushing, Ozone Park, Floral Park, Forest Hills, Astoria, Jamaica, Whitestone, Rockaway, Howard Beach, Springfield Gardens, Glendale, Glen Oaks, Crown Heights, Bed-Stuy, Park Slope, Bensonhurst, Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, Williamsburg, Flatbush, Sheepshead Bay, DUMBO, East New York, lower Manhattan, Chinatown, Village, Midtown, UWS(Upper West Side), UES(Upper East Side), Harlem, Washington Heights, The Bronx, Staten Island and even CT, NJ, Long Island Nassau and Suffolk, and Westchester.

** Note: I welcome students from all middle schools, including Christa McAuliffe, Mark Twain, Booker T. Washington, William Alexander, Lab Middle School for Collaborative Studies, Bay Academy, Dyker Heights, Nathaniel Hawthorne, George J. Ryan, Edward Bleeker, New Explorations into Science, Technology and Math, William McKinley, Marie Curie, Louis Pasteur, Arthur W. Cunningham, Robert F. Wagner, East Side Middle, Frank Sansivieri, Salk School of Science, Baccalaureate School for Global Education, Glendale, Anderson, William Carr, Russell Sage, IS 237, Simon Baruch, Stephen A. Halsey, Math and Science Exploratory, Mamie Fay, Brooklyn School of Inquiry, Frank D. Paulo, Walter Crowley, Seeall Academy, Thom J. McCann, Irwin Altman, Joseph B. Cavallaro, Adrien Block, William W. Niles, Tag Young Scholars, Scholars' Academy, John J. Pershing, Louis Armstrong, Eugenio Maria De Hostos, 30th Avenue, Rocco Laurie, IS 230, Steinway, Edward B. Shallow, Robert A. Van Wyck, Columbia, Trinity, Horace Mann, Riverdale Country School, Dalton, Poly Prep Country Day, Ethical Culture Fieldston, Collegiate School, Packer, Hackley, Masters, Nightingale-Bamford, Brooklyn Friends, Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School, Rye Country Day, Convent of the Sacred Heart, and Brearley.

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