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Parents Information Session OLSAT Tests for NYC Gifted and Talented and Private School Admissions

Parents Information Session OLSAT Tests for NYC Gifted and Talented and Private School Admissions

posted by Karen Quinn, The Testing Mom - September 29th, 2010

For Parents in the New York City Area

Seminar: Insiders Guide to the Kindergarten Admissions Process in New York City – Private Schools and Gifted and Talented Programs for pre-k to 2nd grades

Date and Times –
You’ll Be Sent Location After You Pre-Register. Please no children.

Thursday, October 7 at 7pm
Tribeca/Downtown area – there are only a few seats left for this one so if you absolutely can’t attend on Friday let me know and we’ll try to squeeze you in. There is no charge for this session.

Friday, October 8 – starts 6:30pm or 7pm
This seminar will start some time between 6:30 and 7pm – final time to be announced. Tribeca/Downtown area.
Since we’ll have to pay for the venue for this session we do request a small donation of $5 at the door for those attending.

Both seminars cover the same material so no need to attend both.

You MUST pre-register at
Once you pre-register you’ll send you the location of the event.

PLEASE no children at the seminar.

Overview of Seminar
It’s that time of year again for parents in NYC to begin thinking about the many options they have available for their child who is going into kindergarten within the next 2 years or testing for gifted and talented for pre-k to 3rd grade.  Is private school the only choice for you? Should you consider both private schools and the NYC gifted and talented programs for pre-k through 3rd grade? Or should you think about a good public school in your area? No matter which option you’re considering, this is a “must attend” seminar for any parent who has a child going into kindergarten within the next 2 years or testing for the G&T program pre-K to 3rd grade.

Join Karen Quinn, former private school placement adviser, best-selling author of The Ivy Chronicles and Testing For Kindergarten, along with NYC Gifted and Talented parent expert Michael McCurdy as they share insider secrets that will boost your child’s chances to get admitted to the public, private, or gifted and talented school of your choice.

During this informative session you’ll discover:

* Insights to the myriad of tests given to children – ERB/WPPSI, OLSAT test, Bracken Test BRSA & Stanford-Binet
* The 7-Abilities every test assesses and your child must have to succeed in kindergarten and beyond
* How to prepare your child for kindergarten testing without spending a fortune and stressing out the family
* Private school processes and procedures
* Gifted and talented testing for NYC vs. general education – pre-k through 2nd grade
* Time lines and deadline for school applications
* All the different options you have available to you as a NYC resident
* How the system works and how to effectively navigate through it

As a special bonus, Karen will be giving away an autographed copy of her newest book Testing for Kindergarten. She’ll also demonstrate her newest game – IQ Fun Park, which takes the chore out of preparing your child for testing! The IQ Fun park covers all the major tests – OLSAT sample, Bracken Samples, Stanford-Binet sample, WPPSI samples.

Please email to pre-register.

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