Raphael Linden

Raphael is a filmmaker, writer and animator. Born in California, he grew up in Costa Rica and attended a French lycee, so is fully fluent in Spanish, French and English. He graduated with Honors from Wesleyan University in 2015, where he tutored his peers in language learning, essay writing, and instructed inmates through the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education. After graduation, he taught Spanish in New Orleans and provided interpreting, translation and counseling services to Spanish-speaking families at the NOLA non-profit EdNavigator. His teaching style is relaxed, supportive and focused. He is a very involved tutor, who emphasizes regular communication with parents, teachers and students.

Areas of Expertise

ACT and SAT Prep: ACT, SAT Math, SAT Verbal Reasoning, SAT Writing
AP Exams: French Language, French Literature, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature
English: Literature, Writing
History: Social Studies
Languages: French, Spanish
NYC Exams: SHSAT, SSAT
SAT Subject Tests: French, Spanish
Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics


Raphael was named after the 16th century Renaissance painter or the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, depending on who is asking.