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    Online Learning: Advice from Mentee Accepted to Specialized High School

    • March, 29 2020
    • Michael N. Manta

    It’s easy to get bogged down during this pandemic by the negative news that is surrounding us. Schools have closed in NYC, and cases are continuing to rise. After stocking up on essentials and quarantining themselves, the biggest question for many families right now is “how can I make sure my child does not fall behind in school?”

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    The Definitive Guide To NYC Dream Charter Schools In 2020

    • March, 25 2020
    • NYCMentors.org Staff

    Searching for your dream charter school in NYC may seem like a nightmare with all the options to choose from. Don’t worry! We have put together all the qualities you should look for in finding the perfect school for you and your family. Read on to find everything you need to know when searching for your dream charter school! Let’s first look at the learning techniques your school should incorporate in the classroom.

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    The Benefits of Peer Mentorship for NYC Teens Applying To High School

    • December, 20 2019
    • Michael N. Manta

    In the age of Google and what seems to be an unlimited amount of knowledge at our fingertips, it is tempting to believe that people can learn anything they want on their own. However, we know this is not the case because inevitably, we get stuck, and we begin to doubt the omniscience of the Internet.

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    5 Questions About NYC Specialized High Schools

    • December, 05 2019
    • Alina Adams

    Applying to a NYC Specialized High School is a separate process from other schools, and it begins earlier than the rest. Answers to the most commonly asked questions for kids and parents!

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    NYC DOE Email, Phone Number, and Website

    • November, 17 2019
    • NYC Mentors Staff

    New York City Department of Education Contact Information for High School, Middle School, and Elementary School. NYC DOE Email, Phone Number, and Website...

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    The Spooky Case Of the Mysterious, Missing SHSAT Tickets: Parents Sound Off On Department Of Education Incompetence (Part #3)

    • October, 29 2019
    • Alina Adams

    In late 2018, the New York City Department Of Education (DOE) unveiled their brand new, online Parent Portal, MySchools, which was supposed to make applying to all levels of the school system — Universal Pre-K, Kindergarten, Gifted & Talented, Middle and High School — more streamlined, efficient, and convenient. In 2019, some parents couldn’t register.…

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