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  1. I Was Told I’d Never Go to College – Now I’m Helping Other Students on Their College Path

    I Was Told I’d Never Go to College – Now I’m Helping Other Students on Their College Path

    By Wanda Montañez, Chyten Senior Director of College Success When I was three, I moved with my family from Puerto Rico to the United States. In America, my parents hoped for greater economic and educational opportunities for their children. They enrolled my older brother and sister in bilingual education during their elementary school years, but in our new home...
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  2. Neil & Mei Chyten Update

    Neil & Mei Chyten Update

    After 34 years of outstanding service, company founder Neil Chyten is moving on from his role as Chief Academic Officer for Chyten Education. Neil will continue to stay involved with the organization as a shareholder, business advisor, and college counselor for several private clients through the 2017-18 school year. From building a national tutoring franchise to publishing industry-leading curricula, Neil’s...
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  3. Do All Colleges Give Credit for AP Tests?

    Do All Colleges Give Credit for AP Tests?

    While the policies of US colleges vary greatly with respect to awarding graduation credit for AP tests taken in high school, the fact is that most do give credit for tests on which students have earned high scores, usually 4s and 5s (on a scale of 1-5). There are two notable exceptions. They are: Dartmouth and Brown. Neither Dartmouth nor...
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  4. Are Schools Dumping the AP?

    March 14, 2017 AP Classes and AP Tests, collectively that college-level high school curriculum so long considered validators of college aptitude, are quickly disappearing from the curriculum lists of some of the most competitive private and public high schools in the nation. As a result, AP courses, once considered a staple of competitive admission success, are no longer prerequisites for elite college admission...
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  5. Common App Essays for 2017-2018

    Common App Essays for 2017-2018

    Here are the #CommonApp #CollegeEssays for 2017-2108: 1. Some students have a background, identity, interest or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. 2. The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time...
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  6. How the ACT is Scored

    How the ACT is Scored

    The ACT is actually a collection of four distinct tests: English, Math, Reading, and Science. Scores for each of the four tests range from 1 to 36. In addition, there is an optional Writing section that is scored on a scale of 0-12. Although the essay is officially “optional,” for most colleges, every college accepts the essay portion of the...
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  7. Chyten's Five-Step Test Prep Plan

    Chyten's Five-Step Test Prep Plan

    Virtually everyone plans far in advance for family vacations, but not as many families understand the importance of implementing a test-taking plan that optimizes test scores and helps remove the stress usually associated with the process. The truth is that in today’s more competitive academic environment, establishing a test-taking plan of action is no longer optional—it is essential. The rewards...
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  8. Five Tips for SAT Subject Tests

    Five Tips for SAT Subject Tests

    (Framingham, MA)---With school winter breaks now over, spring breaks just around the corner and summer on the horizon, senioritis is setting in as most high school seniors have already figured out their college plans for next fall. But for many college bound juniors, the next few months will be spent studying for the SAT and the SAT Subject Tests...
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  9. Chyten’s College Counseling Information Night - February 9th, 2017

    Chyten’s College Counseling Information Night - February 9th, 2017

    You’re Invited to Attend Chyten’s College Counseling Information Night Thursday, February 9th, 2017 7:00pm to 8:30pm Chyten Newton Office:  located at 858 Walnut Street, Newton Centre FREE Admission    Featured Speakers: Neil Chyten: Founder of Chyten Educational Services, Author, College Counseling Lance Beverly: Chyten’s Director of College Counseling    Playing the Long Game in College Admissions:   What Parents of...
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  10. Chyten's College Counseling Information Night - Thursday January 19th 2017

    Chyten's College Counseling Information Night - Thursday January 19th 2017

    You’re Invited to Attend Chyten’s College Counseling Information Night Thursday, January 19, 2017 7:00pm to 8:30pm Chyten Lexington Office:  located at 1723 Mass Ave, 2nd Level FREE Admission  Featured Speakers: Neil Chyten: Founder of Chyten Educational Services, Author, College Counseling Lance Beverly: Chyten’s Director of College Counseling  Playing the Long Game in College Admissions: What Parents of Every High School...
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