Test Preparation Resources

HSMSE has partnered with four test preparation companies to assist our students prepare for the SAT.


HSMSE Registration:


The referral code was sent by email and text message via our Blackboard Connect (our robocall service), students’ and families’ Engrade accounts, and by paper handouts to students.

We have an URL which is unique to High School for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at City College’s account.  If you are a first-time user, please click the “Sign Up” tab.  Students and family members should record their login information in a separate location or device.

If you did not receive the Referral Code, please email the Guidance Department Assistant, Ms. Ortiz: iortiz@hsmse.org

Our subscription to Method Test Prep includes complimentary parent, student and educator webinars. View upcoming webinar dates and topics here: http://methodtestprep.com/improve-sat-act-test-scores/

Dear Parents,

High School For Mathematics, Science and Engineering has provided your child with access to Method Test Prep, an online course that helps students build their math, reading, writing, and SAT/ACT test prep skills.

Using the link and referral code above your child can set up his or her own account and the course will keep track of all the work he or she has completed.

Students can listen to math, verbal and writing tutorials and each tutorial is accompanied by a quiz to test student mastery. The program is highly adaptive and keeps track of a student’s strengths and weaknesses. Students have access to a large pool of practice questions and receive instant feedback upon completion of each question. This feedback includes easy-to-understand explanations.

Students and parents have seen measurable progress when using Method Test Prep. Method Test Prep uses proven strategies that are clear and easy to understand for any type of learner. Method Test Prep is interactive and time efficient. By using internet technology, students are more engaged and their time is focused on areas in need of improvement.

Method Test Prep is a good fit for any type of student. The website can be accessed at any time of day or night most convenient to the student. Method Test Prep is designed to be used independently or as a supplement to other SAT or ACT prep.

Method Test Prep also produces a great blog and Facebook page that offers test taking tips/strategies as well as useful information regarding the SAT/ACT.

Join our blog: http://www.methodtestprep.com/blog   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/methodtestprep 

Thank you for taking the time to learn a little bit about Method Test Prep. I encourage you to go to www.methodtestprep.com where you can take a tour of the website.


Tom Ehlers,

President, Method Test Prep


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Atlas Test Prep offers small study groups, classes, and individual instruction throughout New York City.


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The Ivy Key Tutoring Company provides classes and individual instruction throughout New York City.


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Revolution Prep provides classes and individual instruction in locations throughout New York City.  Please use the HSMSE code (hsmse399) to receive the discounted price!

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