'Consumed With Anxiety': Late NYC High School Acceptances Put Families On Edge

Students applying to public high schools in New York City are still awaiting notification about the first round of admissions, which have been unusually delayed compared to previous years.

About 80,000 students and their families are in a state of limbo, on edge about which schools their student has been accepted to or rejected from. The application process lasts for months.

“And then they wait, and they wait, and they wait,” said Laura Zingmond, Senior Editor for InsideSchools. “And it’s where they end up for the next four years, so you can imagine the anxiety over that.”

I have been stressed out about my nieces high school admissions. Like checking the website every day. She’s brilliant so I’m not worried, just anxious.

— chantibaby (@chantibaby_) March 12, 2019

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Original published: 2019-03-12 18:00:00 Read the full New York City News here


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