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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 […]



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 […]