Actual Conditions Practice Tests – Do’s and Don’ts

ExamWhen working towards SAT or ACT test, taking full length actual conditions test is one of the most important part of preparation. These practice tests not only provide you with a score but they also highlight your test taking tendencies. How do you manage your time, do you get distracted easily, what kind of test anxiety you have?

Only when you know your weak areas, will you give yourself the real opportunity to ‘fix’ it. Here are some useful tips for making the most out of your next practice test. Read more…

Aug 29th, 2013 | Filed under Latest News

Which Test – ACT or SAT is Best?

As you and your child begin to consider your test preparation options, the question of which test is best must be first and foremost.  It is true that the SAT is more popular on the coasts and that the ACT is predominant in the mid-section of the country.  But the rules have recently changed.  Now, all colleges accept ACT or SAT with equal consideration. One could take both tests, but that would be both time and money consuming. There is a much more efficient way to utilize your time and test prep dollars:  take Chyten’s ACT vs.SAT Comparison Test. Read more…

Aug 29th, 2013 | Filed under Latest News

RANDD – Reading and Study Skills (Grades 6 – 12)

RANDD Manual  Chyten’s RANDD Reading and Study Skills Program provides students with a lifetime’s worth of reading, writing, test taking and learning skills in just 14 one-hour sessions.

RANDD teaches students to read faster, study smarter, test better, write better, remember more and manage their time more efficiently.  With its comprehensive approach to reading, studying and learning, RANDD can help students set new goals, reach new heights and realize their true potential.  

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Mar 11th, 2013 | Filed under Latest News

Report Cards Are Here

Back to School 2013The end of first nine weeks is here and report cards will soon be available for this grading period.

Subject grades and overall GPA are still some of the most important criteria colleges look at for admissions and course placements.

Grades are important!

Tutoring at the high school level requires real expertise. Chyten tutors possess not only a thorough understanding of their subjects, but test-taking skills, reading skills, study skills and the wisdom that only comes through having earned advanced academic degrees.

All our tutors have Master’s degrees, subject expertise and teaching experience. The result – your child gets the tutor he needs and you get the peace of mind that comes from knowing you have given your child a chance to meet and exceed his potential.

Give us a call and let us know how we can help your child.

Aug 29th, 2012 | Filed under Latest News

Writing a Winning College Essay

What you write and how it is written is based on who the audience is and what the objective of the writing sample is. A DVD instruction manual is written in a different style than a romance novel, which is nothing like an economics textbook. The guy setting up his DVD just wants to know how to complete each step as quickly as possible. The romance reader is looking to escape into a fantasy world.

You’ll write the college essay for just one audience: the college admissions committee member and all things being equal, purpose of your essay is to build a compelling reason as to why you should be chosen over tens and hundreds of other candidates.      Read more…

Nov 10th, 2011 | Filed under Latest News

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