Welcome BEAM Alumni!

What's Coming up?

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

Beam saturday Classes (8th graders)


Join us on Saturdays to continue learning with your friends from BEAM! We will be having classes from 10am-2pm on Saturdays covering "things you need to know" (fall focus on SHSAT practice) with afternoon math enrichment prep! 

Registration for fall classes is now open!  There's more info on the registration link below (click the button to learn more!). 

What: BEAM 8th Grade Saturday Classes
When: Saturdays, starting 8/18 and running through 11/3 (but no class on 9/1 or 10/20)
Where: Courant Institute at NYU, 251 Mercer Street (click for directions)

Need a MetroCard to get to and from the program each week? Families that qualify can request one through the Last Dollar Fund

BEAM 7 Reunion Picnic


Missing your friends from BEAM 7 this summer?
Come out our Reunion Picnic and catch up with everyone. You can expect to find food, games, and friends when you find us.

What: BEAM 7 Reunion Picnic
When: Saturday, September 8, from 12:30 to 3:30pm
Where: Bryant Park, on the large grass lawn in center

BEAM next: Saturday program (9th - 11th graders)

Join it because you learn a lot of skills that help you in life.
— Luis, 10th grade at Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
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Do you miss your BEAM community? Could you use some mentoring around how to successfully navigate high school? Would you appreciate more BEAM math, science and programming classes? Join us at BEAM Next!

What: Helpful classes on ACT/SAT Prep, organization and time management, and more!

When: Every Saturday, September 8 through November 17

Where: Courant Institute at NYU, 251 Mercer St


BEAM College Prep is very much worth it. I learned things I didn’t even know I was supposed to learn.
— Vielka, attending SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
BEAM College Prep gave me that extra push and motivation to get started on my college applications. It cleared up a lot of confusion on financial aid.
— Aisha, attending Northwestern University

Be like like Vielka and Aisha! Come to BEAM College Prep and get the information you need to have college success.

What: Special program on college admissions
When: Monday, August 27-Friday, August 31, meeting 10am-4pm
Where: Courant Institute at NYU, 251 Mercer Street

BEAM College Support

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!