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SHSAT Tutoring in New York City, NY

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Varsity Tutors offers SHSAT tutoring by highly credentialed tutors in New York City, NY. We'll help you master the SHSAT through one-on-one tutoring in the comfort of your home, online, or any other location of your choice.

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We have exceptional tutors with the highest of qualifications ready to help you master SHSAT. The tutors come from top institutions such as MIT, Stanford, UChicago, Yale, Harvard, UPenn, Notre Dame, Amherst, UC Berkeley, Northwestern, Rice, Columbia, WashU, Emory, Brown, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, UNC, Michigan, UCLA, and a number of other renowned colleges and universities.



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Georgia Institute Of Technology - Biochemistry



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New York University - Economics

How we help you master: SHSAT


Our educational director will pinpoint learning styles, map out goals and plans to target specific areas for improvement.


Your instructor will identify your current skill level in SHSAT, as well as specific weaknesses to be addressed.


We will design a custom-made program to get you on track to meet and exceed your goals.

Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

The student and I had out final tutorial session earlier this evening. We went over examples of all possible problems that might be asked on her test. We also discussed some examples of linear equations, how to graph an equation in slope-intercept form and the meaning of slope and y-intercept. She feels that she has learned a lot from our sessions.

Today the student and I worked on molar and chemical quantities, which essentially revisits dimensional analysis, but with another conversion factor, the mole. We covered problems that he had difficulty with in prior assignments, and then did a couple new problems.

Integration using substitution. So far he's only done the exponential function and polynomials so the problems are very easy. The only difficult part is figuring out what to substitute.

*Worked odd problems from two homework assignments.  *I had the student note on her homework where she can find the example for the even problems that correspond to the odd problems that she completed.  *She completed the most difficult problem from her third homework assignment because of time.  *I had her note where she can find examples in her textbook to go along with the homework problems.  *At the next tutoring session I'm bringing in a math fraction book to do a few problems with solving fractions.  *I looked over her test, and at the next tutoring session she will complete a few problems.  

The student and I drilled vocabulary lessons today. We practiced using context clues for fill in the blank style questions and I linked this to her SAT next year as a way to teach those skills. We practiced ways to think about synonyms and antonyms as well.

The student and I reviewed half of a practice SAT that she had completed. We discussed an array of strategies for the Math and Reading sections. I told her to complete an info bank for the essay and to start learning new vocabulary from a book I had recommended.

We quickly went over quantum mechanics in chemistry. We discussed wavelength vs frequency and how electrons are excited and then fall back to ground state. In math, we went over more statistics. I taught him how to solve for variance and standard deviation. I briefly introduced him to confidence intervals and then we went through more practice problems on standard deviation, frequency graphs, histograms, etc.

The student has a test this week that covers converting between different pressure units. She also has some gas law information on the test. We went through a worksheet that she had to do and at first, she didn't know how to start the problems at all but by the end of the session she could at least start the problem. She should continue to practice these types of problems, and had another worksheet to complete. We also spent just a few minutes reviewing for her math test on probability and going through some of the practice problems.

Today the student wanted to complete a worksheet on embryogenesis that she had not finished in class this afternoon, so we worked on that first. The worksheet involved drawing a starfish embryo through various stages of embryogenesis. She did well. We then worked on the monohybrid worksheet, which contained a long set of 1-2 sentence problems. These problems described traits, gave two individuals with certain phenotypes, and asked the reader to draw the Punnett square which would result from the breeding of the two individuals. She did well with that. We also spent time using colors and visuals clarifying several concepts.

The student and I went over problems involving polar coordinates. By the end of the session, she was noticeably much more confident about the material. We reviewed her homework fairly quickly, so we covered upcoming material. The student is an excellent student and has a good understanding of the material. Her area of improvement is her attention to the small details that could potentially gain her points on exams.

The student is starting to study for her finals. We worked on her vocabulary from "power of one" and terms for her world cultures text next week. She also worked on skills for her world cultures test. She also completed her collision theory homework for chemistry class.

The student and I worked on writing, trying a first practice essay. She has good ideas, and some excellent examples in her stores. We will continue to hone vocabulary, sentence structures and active language to help her better express these outstanding examples. Great work!

How can a Varsity Tutors tutor help you master the SHSAT?

Varsity Tutors helps New York City students reach their highest potential on the SHSAT exam in the comfort of your own home or any other location of your choosing.

We offer intensive 4 and 6 week programs, as well as customized plans, to significantly increase your SHSAT score and improve your chances of admission to one of New York’s specialized high schools.

New York City students planning to apply to specialized New York City high schools take the SHSAT eighth or ninth grade. Is your student worried about taking this exam? Are you worried that your student won’t perform as well as he or she could when he or she takes the SHSAT? Varsity Tutors offers individual SHSAT tutoring in the New York metropolitan area that can help your student reach his or her potential on the SHSAT, while approaching the test with confidence.

Whether it’s the mathematics section of the SHSAT that causes your student trouble or the verbal section, your hand-selected SHSAT prep tutor will work with your student in one-on-one sessions designed around his or her individual strengths and weaknesses. SHSAT tutoring with Varsity Tutors is convenient and can fit even into a busy schedule, as your tutor will travel to you at a time that is best for you. Your SHSAT tutor will analyze your student’s mastery of the content tested on the SHSAT and work to improve their skills in the areas they need to work on in an engaging, supportive way. Personalized teaching methods and customized lesson plans mean that private SHSAT tutoring gives your student the highest possible chance for success.

Call Varsity Tutors today to give your student the advantages that come from working with a personal tutor devoted to his or her success on the SHSAT!

Intensive 4 and 6 Week SHSAT Test Prep Programs in New York City, NY

Varsity Tutors provides intensive 4 and 6 week test prep programs for 8th and 9th graders aiming to do their best on the SHSAT. Our programs meet 3 times per week for 2 hours per day for either 4 or 6 weeks. If you are unable to attend all 6 weeks, you may take the compacted 4 week course. We can help you achieve an exceptional score and significantly improve your chances of being admitted to one of New York’s specialized high school. Our SHSAT tutors in New York City, NY thoroughly assess your current skill level, identify areas for improvement, and develop a plan to give you the best chance for a great SHSAT score.

Your hand-picked, highly credentialed SHSAT Varsity Tutor in New York City, NY is dedicated to your continual improvement before your test date in October or November. They will give assignments between sessions and provide tutoring for the two subject areas of the SHSAT: Verbal and Math. Our SHSAT tutors in New York City, NY can provide subject area coaching, such as strengthening your geometry skills or reading comprehension. In addition, our tutors provide test-taking strategies and insight into the format of the SHSAT.

If you are seeking a more flexible program that meets less frequently, you can consider a customized program that may be a better fit with your schedule (see below).

Customized SHSAT Test Prep Programs in New York City, NY Varsity Tutors provides fully customized SHSAT test prep programs in New York City, NY to fit your needs and busy schedule. Our brilliant private tutors provide 1-on-1 tutoring in your home, or another convenient location of your choosing, and sessions are scheduled around your classes, extra-curriculars, and other activities. Our Directors provide free consultations in which you’ll learn how our hand-picked, highly credentialed tutors can help you achieve your SHSAT goals using a time-table that fits your schedule. Call us today and our Directors will discuss your goals, schedule, and specific needs and create a customized plan that meets your SHSAT goals in the most efficient way.

Varsity Tutors helps students achieve great scores on the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT). Our SHSAT tutors in New York City, NY impart problem solving strategies to tackle new questions, significantly raising the score students receive on the SHSAT. Because of their excellent teaching skills and tutoring experiences, our New York City tutors can help students with highly effective test prep. Each of our tutors know how to guide you through the Verbal and Math sections of the SHSAT, identifying areas of improvement, and then providing a framework to help you achieve your highest potential. Varsity Tutors can help students master both the verbal and mathematics sections of the SHSAT, giving them an important advantage in the admissions process. The SHSAT is a 2 hour and 30 minute test that covers the following:


  • Sentence Ordering
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Reading Comprehension


  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry (for 9th grade students only)

Eighth or ninth grade students seeking admissions to Bronx High School of Science; Brooklyn Technical High School; High School for Math, Science, and Engineering at City College; High School for American Studies at Lehman College; Queens High School for Sciences at York College; or Stuyvesant High School are required to take the SHSAT.

Call us today to find out more about our SHSAT tutors in New York City, NY. We’re dedicated to helping you gain admissions into your first-choice New York school.

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