Education

Chyten Educational Services Exclusive Offer for TAP Readers to Help Students Choose Between SAT and ACT

December 12, 2013 at 5:00 AM

MILLBURN, NJ - Parents have their student’s PSAT scores in hand and are probably wondering what’s next. Many students would like to know if they will perform better on the SAT or the ACT and which to focus on. In today's competitive college application environment, students should take advantage of any edge they can get.

“The best way for students to understand the difference between the SAT and the ACT is to take a Chyten Actual Conditions ACT,” said Maureen McGovern, owner of Chyten Educational Services of Millburn. For the month of December, Chyten is making an exclusive offer to readers of TheAlternativePress.com (TAP). 

“Chyten’s Actual Conditions tests are normally only available to Chyten clients,” McGovern said. “But during December, TAP readers can take an exam and receive a test planning consultation for free.”  

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The five New Jersey Chyten Educational Services Centers are offering free Actual Conditions ACT tests to 11th grade students who call for an appointment and mention The Alternative Press. Students should bring their 2013 PSAT score report, calculator and pencils.  

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Contact a location directly for test times and to schedule a results/test planning session. 

Millburn

Maureen McGovern

mmcgovern@chyten.com

227 Millburn Avenue, Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 564-5220

 

Montclair

Roger Ochoa

rochoa@chyten.com

550 Valley Road, Montclair, NJ 07043

(973) 744-7737

 

Basking Ridge

John Crawford

jcrawford@chyten.com

25 Mountain View Boulevard, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

(908) 647-9320

 

Ridgewood

Vivian Smatt

vsmatt@chyten.com

20 Wilsey Square, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

(201) 857-4840

 

Flemington

Reid Boates

rboates@chyten.com

361 Highway 31, Building D, Box 3, Flemington, NJ 08822

(908) 788-3660

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