Below is a summary of the results of 35 students who John Zaborskis consistently tutored and who took the TACHS and/or HSPT. They will enter high school in September 2019. Most prep was in group lessons but some was individual. They earned over $1,318,594 in academic scholarships to high schools in Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn, and New Jersey.

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This is a sum of over 1.3 million dollars in academic scholarships. Most students made all three high schools on the TACHS and were accepted to at least their first choice. Many were accepted to the Honors and/or Scholars programs to schools such as Convent of the Sacred Heart, Christian Brother’s Academy, and many of the schools above.

The average award from all 35 students was over $37,674 in scholarships over four years. If a student received a scholarship, his or her average was $50,725. The median of those students was $73,255.
18 out of the 35 students earned a scholarship, 17 of which earned more than $10,000. This is about half of students John Zaborskis tutored.
13 students earned at least $25,000 in combined scholarships. This is slightly more than 1 out of every 3 students.
10 students earned at least $50,000 in combined scholarships. This is 2 out of every 7 students.
4 of those students earned at least $100,000 in combined scholarships. This is 1 out of every 9 students.

Over the past 3 years, John Zaborskis has helped students earn over $4 million in scholarships. See our past TACHS and HSPT results since 2016 here: TACHS and HSPT Scholarship Results
2016 Results – $430,000 in scholarships
2017 Results – $1.4 million in scholarships
2018 Results – $1.4 million in scholarships

Preparation for the rigorous high school entrance exams in New York such as the Test for Admission to Catholic High Schools and High School Placement Tests has already begun. Contact me to talk about how we can get the best results from your student. Sixth and seventh grade is a great time to start, not only because of the impending high school entrance exams but also because grades in school in 7th grade matter heavily for entrance into most high schools. Most topics in Algebra, Physics, Chemistry, Math, and Calculus rely on concepts learned/mastered around 7th and 8th grade.

Check out what some of the parents and students have said: Google Business Reviews and Reviews

John Zaborskis also teaches a summer TACHS course at St. Joseph – St. Thomas in Staten Island.

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