Welcome BEAM Alumni!

What's Coming up?

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


All alumni are invited to spend the day at Yale University, choosing between hundreds of classes on all kinds of topics.  This is our biggest event of the year and it's really exciting. You must sign up to go, and classes fill up fast!

Please note: space is not guaranteed on the BEAM bus. Priority goes to students who attend Saturday classes. You must complete every step of the registration process and then wait to hear back from BEAM about space on the bus. 

What: Yale Splash Fall '18
When: Saturday, October 27, 6:40am-8:30pm
Where: Yale University, New Haven, CT


Come join us to tour the Queens campus of Bard High School Early College (BHSEC). You will also have the opportunity to take the required admissions test. You only have to take the test once, whether you're applying to BHSEC Queens, BHSEC Manhattan, or both!

When: Wednesday, October 24th, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Where: BHSEC Queens, 30-20 Thomson Avenue, Queens, NY
What to bring: Your 7th grade transcript

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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!