Welcome BEAM Alumni!

What's Coming up?

Click below for a full list of upcoming events and deadlines.

BEAM next Saturdays

Join us for the Spring trimester of Saturday classes. We will be having Life Skills classes in the morning for 9th/10th grade students as well as ACT prep classes for our 11th grade students. We will also be offering enrichment courses in the afternoon including a new course on Climate Change.

BEAM 8th Grade Saturdays

Join us for our Spring trimester of Saturday Classes. We will be having Algebra classes in the morning to ensure students are on track for future math courses and are prepared for the Regents in June. We will also be offering enrichment courses in the afternoon including a new course on Probability and Math Magic

BEAM College Day

Come have your many questions about college answered at BEAM's College Day! Talk to your former BEAM counselors about what their experience was like. Hear from:

  • Oksana (City College '17)

  • John (Fordham ‘21)

  • Ana (Barnard ‘21)

Today I learned a lot about deciding between colleges, what is necessary, and how to deal with cost
— student at College Day 2018

Whether you're in 9th grade, 11th grade, or somewhere in between, there'll be lots for you to learn. We'll have sessions on:

  • How to Apply to College

  • Panel of BEAM counselors talking about what college is really like

  • Breakout groups by grade: studying hard, choosing the right activities, taking the SAT, and more!

Join us Saturday, March 16th at 11:45am, and bring any family members or other adults that will help you with your college process!

BEAM Youth Empowerment Groups (high schoolers)

Empowerment groups help create a safe space for individuals who are a part of the same identity group to come together and have free-form conversations and discussions. BEAM will start holding these groups for Young Men and Women to feel comfortable talking about topics that are usually uncomfortable.

What: BEAM Empowerment Groups
When: Thursdays, 5-7 pm
Where: Our office, 55 Exchange Place, Suite 603


Let us guide you in your college applications process, and get a free sweatshirt in the process!
Click the link below to learn more.

BEAM College Support Program

No one makes it through college without help. BEAM wants to continue you to support your journeys by introducing our college support programming. Sign up to receive the following:

  • A monthly check in for specific priorities to keep in mind (FAFSA, Add/Drop period, etc.)

  • A video/in person check in each semester for future planning (internships, future courses, etc.)

  • Specialized advice for students thinking about/declared in STEM majors

  • General advice for getting the most out of your college experience; academically, socially, and everything in between.

BEAM Last Dollar Fund

Is an expense of less than $100 preventing you from doing something amazing? BEAM now has a need-based scholarship for BEAM alumni who are seeking to further their math and science educations.

Metrocard? New York Math Circle fee? Books at CTY? Something else? If your family would have trouble paying for it, apply here:

The BEAM Last Dollar Fund can also provide free MetroCards to BEAM events if you would have trouble paying for them.

Office Hours: Every Thursday, 3 – 8 pm

Come to Office Hours to talk to us about anything you're working on:

  • Studying for the SATs

  • Homework

  • Fun math problems

  • Applications to other programs

  • College applications or making your college list

  • And anything else!

Office Hours will begin in late August and run every Thursday, 3 – 8 pm through mid-June (except Thanksgiving). You may come anytime!

Alumni Newsletter ARCHIVE

Take a look back at alumni newsletters of the past. You might find things from before you joined BEAM!