Prep for Prep

  • Posted on: Jun 10 2019
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It is our distinct honor and pleasure to offer you a place in Prep for Prep’s Contingent XLII! This is a remarkable accomplishment. Of the more than 3,000 students who tested, you should feel especially proud to be among the 125 students selected to be a part of our program. We take pride in the values of Prep—Excellence, Integrity, Commitment, and Courage—and we wholeheartedly believe that you are someone who will embody these values, make significant contributions, and benefit richly from the Prep for Prep experience.

As we are in the final stages of planning the Summer Session, it is imperative that we know very soon whether you will accept your place in the program. Please ask your parent(s) to email Ms. Johanna Rodriguez, Director of Admissions (, no later than Monday, May 27th to let us know whether you will be accepting your place with Prep for Prep.

Below you will find additional information regarding important dates to add to your calendar. Please be aware that your enrollment contract has been mailed to your home address and you should receive it in the coming days.

We sincerely hope you will accept your place in Prep for Prep and that your experience in the program will be a rewarding and productive part of your education and development. We look forward to working with you.


Aileen C. Hefferren & Johanna Rodriguez
Chief Executive Director of Admissions

Important Dates:

Prep for Prep Bus Meeting and Math Placement Test: 4:30-6:30 pm

There is a mandatory bus meeting and math placement test that will take place at The Trinity School located at P.S. 163 located at 163 W 97st Street (@Amsterdam Ave). Please keep in mind that the bus meeting and test session run concurrently and both parents and students must be present.
Prep for Prep Orientation: Thursday, June 20th 4:00 -7:00 pm

We are thrilled to invite you to the Prep for Prep Orientation for all students and parents, which will be held on Thursday, June 20st at 4:00 pm at The Trinity School located at 101 W 91st Street (@Columbus Ave). Doors will open at 4:00 pm and the event will end at approximately 7:00 pm. Orientation is for both students and parents, and it is very important that all new students and parents attend. At Orientation, much information will be distributed, including class schedules, bus routes, and the Summer Session Handbook. Moreover, you will have an opportunity to meet your advisors and fellow students.
Welcome Aboard Picnic: Saturday, June 22nd

Students are welcome to join us for the Welcome Aboard Picnic on June 22nd. Activities for the picnic will be organized by Advisory Units, giving you an opportunity to spend time with the Prep for Prep high school and college students who will be your advisors during the summer. The Welcome Aboard Picnic will also be an opportunity for new students to begin to get to know one another. Each student should bring a food item to share with other students in your group (about 12 students in each group) at lunch. The picnic is for students only and is an all-day event. We will talk more about the Picnic at orientation.
Summer Session 2019: June 26th – August 16

Please be advised that summer session classes begin on Wednesday, June 26 at 8:30 am and will end at 4:30 pm. Students will receive their class schedule at the orientation.

*Please note that Thursday, July 4 is a holiday; no classes will be held.

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