THE NYC PRIVATE SCHOOL ADMISSIONS HANDBOOK

By Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff What inspired us to write the nyc private school admissions handbook? We want to help parents on their journey through the admissions process, with the goal of helping you to obtain one of the ‘precious few’ acceptance letters. We have witnessed the innocent mistakes of overwhelmed parents: thank you letters sent or addressed to the wrong…

Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran

By Peter Elston The popular narrative about women’s lives in Iran over the last forty years goes something like this: “During the Pahlavi Monarchy, women were on an upward trajectory. In a nation on the cusp of modernity, women actively participated. They were given the right to vote and free to be in public without veils. They wore miniskirts on university campuses.…

The Best Kept Secret to True Success

By Master Pun-Yin Most people who reach their highest aspirations very often have stable, loving and supportive relationships around them; therefore, they can have the energy, motivation, focus and confidence to command respect professionally and socially. We are the product of our environment; we can project a solid energy in the day if our nights are in the relaxed state of Yin…

Healthier, Happier Living

By Pamela Jacobs When you’re responsible for the health and wellbeing of countless private patients, elementary school kids, and athletes throughout Manhattan, Connecticut, and New Jersey, you’re kept more than a little busy. Add the diet and nutritional needs of the New York Jets into the mix, and it’s amazing Glen Tobias finds any time to sleep. As a registered…

Wag! dog walking app launcheD in NYC

By Peter Elston The future of dog walking is here and it’s called Wag! – an app dedicated to dog owners in need of an on-demand, secure dog walker. Whether you are working at the office, have an unexpected date or are just plain tired, Wag! has you covered with an instant caregiver with a single screen tap. Wag! is the…

Tea Time with Dr. Lara Devgan

By Pamela Jacobs We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Lara Devgan—plastic surgeon extraordinaire, published author, and creator of a highly-anticipated medical-grade skin care line—over afternoon tea at the iconic Carlyle Hotel. Here, between sips of Earl Grey, Dr. Devgan talked all things beauty, from Botox to breast implants to BB cream. You are known as a…