Filed under: Competition, General, New York Schools, Testing
Many of the most competitive private schools in NYC don’t disclose how many applications they receive. According to the NY Times, the number of children taking the the intelligence tests required for admission at most private schools, known as the E.R.B.’s, is often taken as a proxy for admissions competition. On Thursday, the Educational Records Bureau, which administers the test, disclosed that the number of students taking the E.R.B’s increased 1.4 percent for the current academic year. Read the NY Times Article.
Check out the Prep School Admissions Forum on College Confidential to connect with other private high school applicants/students/families. There is a section for parents. This forum is a great way to connect with other prep school families, get your questions answered by current students and parents, and collect information about various schools.