Queens, NY - This past weekend Khan’s Tutorial opened its 3rd location in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens, New York. The brand new 3,000 square foot, 2-level property, is set to house its renowned SHSAT program for students who want to attend the Specialized High Schools and HSAP (High School Achievement Program) for students who want to achieve perfect SAT & Regents Scores on their way to competitive colleges.
"We are so excited to open our 3rd location in Jamaica, Queens! At KT HSAP, we aim to not only prepare students for their Regents and SAT exams, but we also seek to help our students gain entrance into prestigious colleges and universities such as Columbia University, NYU and Harvard. Our Instructors constantly mentor our students on how to maintain their grades, choose appropriate extracurricular activities and apply for scholarships. This year, KT student Kamrul Hossain received early decision to Columbia University with a full scholarship! Similarly, KT student Richard Lin received early decision admissions into Harvard University! We couldn't be more proud of our students and are looking forward to growing our program further!" said Ms. Tasneem Imam Khan, Director of the High School Achievement Program at Khan’s Tutorial. Ms. Tasneem Imam Khan who received her Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University returned this fall in a full-time capacity to lead the high school program at Khan’s. Under her supervision, over 50 Instructors and Managers teach countless students for their SATs and Regents exams every week.
Several community leaders attended the grand opening festivities including:
Honorable Consul General Shameem Ahsan
Hersh Parekh, Queens Regional Representativeof the Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo
Ryan Baxter, Founder of PASSNYC
Fakrul Delwar, Founder of Jamaica Bangladesh Friends Society
Maf Uddin, Founder of the Alliance of South Asian American Labor
Stanley Ng, Coalition Edu
“We would like to thank the thousands of students and families that attend Khan's every weekend. It is due to their referrals and word of mouth through great experiences at Khan's that's allowed us to grow. This Spring, we are looking forward to a whole new group of SHSAT and SAT students from grades 7 through 12 being served at our newest location in Jamaica, Queens. At Khan's we believe in a study environment that is critical for student success. Given the 3,000 square foot facility, we are excited that students have the room and chance to learn in a world-class facility. We look forward to celebrating with all of our successful students at our Awards Ceremony on April 29th at Colden Center of Queens College," said Dr. Ivan Khan, CEO & President of Khan’s Tutorial.
“All New Yorkers recognize the importance of giving youth the tools for personal growth through resources of educational and intellectual enrichment. For more than two decades, Khan’s Tutorial has increased learning opportunities for children through enhanced tutoring services and affordable programs that enable them to reach their full academic potential and that help improve their abilities to excel within a constructive, positive school environment. As the newest location of your academy to serve the residents of Jamaica, many children will gain the benefits and rewards that knowledge brings through an inspired quality of education and strong guidance and support provided by your dedicated professional staff. I join in offering congratulations on this occasion with best wishes for every future success,” said Governor Andrew Cuomo.
With 10 locations in the outer boroughs of New York City, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and in the Jackson Heights, Jamaica, Astoria, Ozone Park, and Floral Park neighborhoods of Queens, Khan’s Tutorial primarily serves in assisting families in low-income, new immigrant neighborhoods. Over 2,217 students have gained admission to New York City’s Specialized High Schools through Khan’s Tutorial since its inception in 1994.