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Chris Ajemian, BNI New York Chapter One Education Consultant
CATES Tutoring & Educational Services
122 W. 27th St.
New York, NY
Chris Ajemian graduated from Boston College in 1997 as a Theater Arts major in the Pre-Med program.
While pursuing a career as a director in NYC after graduation, he began working for private tutoring companies in Manhattan as a biology specialist.
Despite having no formal teaching or business training, Chris
decided to open his
own tutoring practice, grounded in the core principles he
found lacking at the companies where he
Starting CATES in 2003 without any financial assistance, Chris has become a self-made professional and CATES has grown into a wholly-owned, full-service education support company that has grossed over $8M in revenues since its inception.
Chris' background as an artist has been a major factor in the company's success.
skills in the creative arena allow him to present information in new, accessible, and exciting contexts.
As a result, students have flourished under Chris
and the CATES
Students, parents, and school administrators have embraced CATES
for its value, core principles, and high success rate.
Since its inception, CATES
has grown prodigiously and now employs over 53 staff members in New York City, Brooklyn, Westchester, New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco, China, London, Brussels, and Mumbai, who work with students all over the world and as far as Canada, China, Dubai, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and South America.
In the process, CATES
has earned a reputation as the premier boutique tutoring, test prep, and admissions support service for the modern student, helping clients improve their test scores by as much as 900+ points across a range of exams and gain admission to the top schools that they and their parents only once dreamed of.
In fact, 90% of CATES
clients earn entry to their first-choice school.
100% of clients earn entry to one of their top three schools.
currently ranks #1 globally for 5-star Google reviews in the educational services space, and Chris
can also be seen as a featured expert in the new SAT documentary, "The Test," by Canobie Films
continues to maintain a full roster of students with whom he
works, while leading the growth and expansion of CATES
has successfully transferred the skills he
developed in the creative world to the education and test prep marketplace.
In the process, Chris
is becoming recognized as an innovator in the educational field, as well as a role model for others who wish to find inventive ways to use their creative skill set to support themselves.
has brought a new vibrancy to the field, and continues to challenge the model of how an education company can successfully operate.
continues to personally support the arts as a principal Board Member at the Chocolate Factory Theater
, which is considered the premiere incubator of progressive thinking in live performance in NYC
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Tutoring & Educational Services
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Led by CEO and Founder Chris Ajemian, CATES academic tutoring team members serve the New York City, Westchester, Philadelphia, and Bay Area regions in the United States, as well as international markets in London, Zurich and Belgium.
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CATES invests company resources in increasing the creative capital of the fertile New York area - Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens - and CATES CEO and founder Chris Ajemian sits on the board of The Chocolate Factory, a premiere arts company based in Long Island City, which provides funding and artistic support for today's most cutting edge performing and visual artists.
CATES Tutoring in Short Hills | Directions and Map Short Hills, NJ
CATES is run out of New York by CEO & Founder Chris Ajemian.
Chris was born in Teaneck and grew up in Bergen County, before moving to Long Island.
He attended Boston College, and founded CATES in 2003.
Chris possesses over a decade of experience preparing students for the ISEE/SSAT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, ACT, AP, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT, as well as academic support for school subjects, such as math and science.
Chris is considered one of the leading minds in educational consulting and has designed preparation programs for students and institutions all over the world, helping thousands of students earn admission to their top choice schools.
Chris & CATES' team of tutors in the Short Hills Area are excited to work with you in class and privately, and look forward to getting started!