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Teen gets into Stuyvesant after being told ‘it’s practically impossible’

Sebastian Acevedo has achieved his impossible dream. When his mom told a guidance counselor at Sebastian’s Catholic grade school in Queens that he was thinking about applying to the city’s specialized high schools, the counselor chuckled, saying, “It’s practically impossible.” “She said it’s not gonna happen,” he told The Post. “I was basically dismissed.” But […]


NYC’s Top 10 Elementary Schools By Test Scores

New York State released their 2017 standardized public school test scores in August, and New York City led the pack. We take a look at the top ten achievers, and explore whether we can find an instructional magic bullet among them: Rank: 1 School Name: Special Music School Average Standard Score: 99.7 % of Students […]



Excelsior and NYS Aid Spring 2017

The Excelsior Scholarship & Paying for College in New York State Spring 2017 Sources of Financial Aid Federal government New York State Colleges – Institutional aid Other sources Businesses Foundations Clubs/Organizations


Welcome Centers

Family Welcome Center staff members are available to assist New York City families with enrollment in pre-Kindergarten through high school. If you are new to New York City or moving to the city soon, visit the New Students page to learn about how to register and what documents to bring. Visit the Transfers page to learn […]


2015 Bronx Science Senior College Matriculation

Congratulations, Class of 2015 The Alumni Association congratulates the graduating Seniors of the Class of 2015! It has been a very successful year and we would like to share with you where they are headed off to college. Roll Call Video See and hear from the Seniors themselves in this video where they say where […]


College Now Summer Programs

ET-375 Introduction to Robotics (4 college credits) This program is designed to introduce students to robotics within a hands-on four (4) college credit course, ET 375 (Introduction to Robotics), to robotic construction, programming, operation, and basic design theory. Throughout the summer, students will work in teams to design, construct, and program autonomous mobile robots by […]


SURP

The Sackler Institute at NYU School of Medicine in coordination with the Office of Diversity Affairs offers a Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) for qualified rising juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing their MD, MD/PhD, or PhD and a career in biomedical research. The 2017 program runs from June 4th – August 5th, 2017. […]


Evidence of Extreme Intellectual Abilities

The Davidson Young Scholars Qualification Criteria was developed to identify students at the extreme end of the gifted continuum, which is the population served by theYoung Scholars program. The criteria for individually administered tests typically represent scores in the 99.9th percentile. The scores listed below represent the minimum eligibility requirements for consideration of admission into the […]