Manhattan Kindergarten Admission

The Manhattan kindergarten admission process is changing. Yes, you read this correctly. Kindergarten admission in the borough of Manhattan is quite competitive and, for years, the ERB test has been the equivalent of the SAT for college admission. But the ERB test — what was once a status symbol for … 

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NYC Kindergarten Admission Requirements

Curious about NYC kindergarten admission requirements these days? There’s an interesting piece in “The Atlantic” entitled “Getting Into Kindergarten in New York City Will Remain Stressful” by Jacoba Urist that we thought we’d bring to the attention of our readers. While we don’t offer NYC kindergarten admissions help at Ivy … 

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Admissions Process

There’s an article in “Parade” by Nancy Berk in which the screenwriter for the Tina Fey and Paul Rudd-starrer “Admission“, Karen Croner, is interviewed. In the interview, Croner basically says that high school kids should be who they are and not let the college admissions process define who they are … 

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NYC ERB Prep

While Ivy Coach does not offer NYC ERB tutoring, we recommend Stephanie Sigal, M.S., CCC-SLP. The ERB is known in NYC as the kindergarten admissions test for private schools. However, the ERB (Educational Records Bureau), is really the agency that administers a test that they call the ECAA – the … 

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ERB Prep

At Ivy Coach, we don’t work with parents of prospective kindergartners interested in gaining admission to selective kindergartens (though we do recommend Stephanie Sigal for ERB prep). Yes, if you live outside of Manhattan, you read the above sentence correctly. For Manhattanites, parents stress out about getting their kids into … 

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Redesigned Ivy Coach Site

You’ll notice today that we’ve unveiled a redesigned website for Ivy Coach. On the freshly designed site, you’ll be able to watch college admissions videos, read blogs on the latest news in the highly selective college admissions process, check out our compiled and comprehensive annual Ivy League statistics, peruse our … 

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