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applying to school in NYC feasible?

orsonzgorsonzg Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
edited May 2010 in Prep School Cafe
I'm currently in the 8th grade, and I am doing well in school(high honor roll) and i'm the only asian kid in my grade. My school isn't very diverse and I want to learn chinese in school but there's no place I can learn it from where I live in a small town in PA. So I want to goto school in new york where they offer more variety and foreign languages. I was thinking about Collegiate school(1st choice) cause of classes they have and location. But I will hope to get in all honor classes next year as freshman in my public school(except math doing Algebra 1 CP because did not take this year).

If I do good freshman should I apply to school in NYC, or should I apply after sophmore year?
And I could use some advice(grades,tips,etc..) because I don't know much about applying to top schools in NYC.
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Replies to: applying to school in NYC feasible?

  • starz27starz27 Registered User Posts: 384 Member
    just putting it out there: there is a school called "Masters" right outside NYC (30 min train ride) it's in dobbs ferry and that is also a decent boarding school, you should research it, but I would assume they offer chinese.
  • DiveAliveDiveAlive Registered User Posts: 1,734 Senior Member
    to get into collegiate, you have to be amazing at life... and then some

    collegiate isn't a boarding school though, so if you live in PA... :S
  • Hcos12893Hcos12893 Registered User Posts: 810 Member
    more than that a GOD but only for 9th grade getting in, in kindergarten is not impossible
  • gemma1558gemma1558 Registered User Posts: 32 Junior Member
    a lot of private schools in nyc offer chinese, and being in ny is awesome. I would apply as soon as possible, but it doesn't really matter.
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