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Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Offers SAT Test Prep Classes

 Boys & Girls Clubs of Union Co., Union Club, in collaboration with the Chandler Learning Center will host an S.A.T. prep course on Mondays in preparation for the November or December 2015 S.A.T. test. Classes will be held Mondays Oct. 19, Oct. 26, and Nov. 5.

All classes begin promptly at 7 p.m. and last approximately one and a half hours. Classes will be taught by instructors from The Chandler Learning Center. For the past 19 years, Chandler Learning Center has been tutoring students in Summit and surrounding areas. Its mission is to engage students using relatable yet applicable material and techniques.

Chandler Learning Center strives to bridge the gap between the student and the S.A.T. by deconstructing each component and offering insight into the design of the test, while concurrently capturing the students’ attention.

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“We are pleased to work with Chandler Learning Center on the SAT test preparation”, said Russell Triolo, Chief Executive Officer. “The SAT test is an important step in the future of youth as they prepare for higher education.” The course is open to all Juniors and Seniors scheduled for the November or December 2015 test.

Cost is $90 for a three-week course, which must be paid at the start of the first class. Chandler Learning Center will provide all the needed materials. Pre-registration is mandatory to ensure proper amount of materials are on hand for each class.

Classes are held at Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County, Union Club (Teen Center): 1050 Jeanette Avenue, Union, NJ. Please contact Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County directly at 908-687-2697 ext. 0 for information or to register.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is celebrating 60 years of changing lives in Union County! After-School Programs are underway at Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County. We offer youth programs in 5 communities in Union County: Plainfield, Elizabeth, Union, Hillside and Roselle. Teen leadership programs for ages 14-18 are available in Union, Elizabeth and Plainfield.

Members participate in character, leadership, career preparation and community service activities throughout the year. For information on our clubs and programs, please visit our website www.bgcuc.org or contact us 908-687-2697.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County seeks to inspire and enable young people, who need them most, to realize their full potential and have provided opportunity for youth since 1955. They are part of a national network of some 4,000 neighborhood-based facilities, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which serves more than 4.6 million young people annually, in all 50 states and on U.S. military bases worldwide. Clubs provide guidance-oriented character development programs on a daily basis for children 6-18 years old, conducted by a full-time professional staff. Key Boys & Girls Club programs emphasize leadership development, education and career exploration, financial literacy, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation, and family outreach. For more information on our mission and programs, please contact Lisa Sepetjian, Director of Development & Marketing at 908-687-7976 ext. 4.

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