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EQA offers SHSAT prep

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Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2019 10:30 am | Updated: 12:31 pm, Thu Sep 5, 2019.

The Eastern Queens Alliance is offering a series of test preparation workshops for students in grades 8 and 9 who are taking the SHSAT exams for New York City’s specialized high schools.

Applicants must be New York City residents and either an eighth-grader or a first-time ninth-grader.

The workshop series will run for 20 sessions of two hours apiece, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from Sept. 3 to Oct. 23.

Students will learn test-taking strategies to help them maximize their chances to do well on the SHSAT test.

The lessons will take place at the Park House in Springfield Park at 146th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard in Springfield Gardens. The $20 fee includes a test preparation book.

The test is scheduled to be given on Oct. 26 and 27; with students who have individualized education programs, approved 504 plans or are English Language learners scheduled for Nov. 2 and 17. Further information and registration are available by calling (3547) 824-2301 or online at idlewildEsc@easternqueensalliance.org.

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