Welcome BEAM Alumni!

What's Coming up?

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

BEAM SHSAT and hs admissions PREP CLASSes (8TH GRADERS)


Planning on taking the SHSAT? Our prep class will help you practice and improve for the test and get you into a specialized school! It's easier to prepare together than it is to prepare by yourself. Come to BEAM and we can work together.

HS Admissions Prep:

Do you need help applying to high schools? Our prep class will help you navigate the admissions process, practice essay writing for applications and help you find the best fit high schools.


What: SHSAT and HS Admissions Saturday Prep Class
When: Saturdays, August 17th - October 19th, 10am - 12pm
Where: Pace University, 157 William St. (Corner of William and Ann St.)

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

BEAM pathway picnic

Missing your friends from BEAM Pathway this summer? Come out to our Reunion Picnic and catch up with everyone. You can expect to find food, games, meet staff and friends when you find us. You can also learn more about what BEAM offers to our 8th graders like high school admissions support, summer program opportunities and Saturday classes.


What: BEAM Pathway Reunion Picnic
When: Saturday, August 17th, from 12:30-3:30pm
Where: the lawns at Battery Park, across from the entrance at the Bowling Green (4, 5) subway stop.


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 19-Friday, August 23, meeting 10am-4pm
Where: Downtown Conference Center, 157 William Street (corner of William and Ann Street)

BEAM Saturday Classes (8th Graders)

Join us on Saturdays to continue learning with your friends from BEAM! We will be having enrichment classes from 1-2:30pm on Saturdays starting 10/5.

Registration for fall classes will be open in late September. There's more info on the link below (click the button to learn more!). 

What: BEAM 8th Grade Saturday Classes
When: Saturdays, starting 10/5 and running through 11/23
Where: The 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 next Saturdays

Join us in the Fall for our 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 like computer programming.

What: BEAM Next
When: Saturdays, starting 9/21 and running through 11/23
Where: The Courant Institute at NYU, 251 Mercer Street (click for directions)

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

  • High School Admissions

  • 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!

We also have Saturday Office Hours which run every Saturday, from 2 to 5pm through September to mid-June. These will be held at NYU Courant, 251 Mercer St. in room 412. Please contact us if you have any questions about Saturday Office Hours: info@beammath.org

Alumni Newsletter ARCHIVE

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