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After graduating from Colgate University, Michelle combined working in the Financial Services sector in NYC with SAT and ACT tutoring at all of the large tutoring companies. She quickly realized that she loved working with kids and went on to obtain her Masters in Education from Seton Hall. Michelle has been teaching and tutoring for nearly 20 years! Michelle has a certificate in College Counseling from UCLA and is a proud member of the National Association of College Admissions Counselors…

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Michelle has been Jersey Girls Lacrosse Association Coach since 2018!

Subjects

  • College Prep

    • College Essay,
    • College Admissions Coaching,
    • Interview Coaching

Maya is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in Sociocultural Anthropology at Columbia University. She understands first-hand the challenges of remote learning, participating in online courses this summer at Columbia and concluding the semester with a 4.0 GPA. Some of Maya's notable accomplishments include winning the Bills.com National Essay Contest in 2018 and being named a Captain within the Ron Brown Leaders Network. Originally from Los Angeles, Maya started working in childcare at age 10. She has over 5 years of…

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Maya is a big fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and once watched every movie in a row over the course of 3 days.

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Statistics
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • Learning Differences

    • Test Anxiety,
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Earth Science,
    • Psychology
  • College Prep

    • College Essay,
    • College Admissions Coaching
  • Early Childhood Education

    • Early Reading
  • Early Childhood

    • Early Writing,
    • Early Reading
  • English

    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Writing,
    • Essay writing
  • AP Exams

    • English Literature
  • History

    • Global Studies,
    • Social Studies,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History

Martin hails from “Lawn Guyland,” New York, though years in New England--and, more recently, Olde England--have rendered him more presentable to polite company. As a non-legacy student from a large, unexceptional school district, he received admissions offers from Cornell, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Dartmouth, Brown and Harvard, his alma mater, where he graduated with honors in 2016. Martin has nearly 7 years tutoring and 5 years consulting in college admissions and college essay writing. He has consulted in the…

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Martin has been a Game Master in Dungeons & Dragons for six years and runs a continuous monthly campaign.

Subjects

  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • College Essay,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing,
    • College Admissions Coaching
  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • SHSAT,
    • ACT,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • European History,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • AP Geography
  • English

    • English Language,
    • Literature,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing,
    • ESL
  • History

    • European History,
    • Global Studies,
    • Government and Politics,
    • Social Studies,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History
  • Graduate Exams

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History

Cecilia has worked full-time and part-time for various tutoring agencies and learning centers, both one-on-one and in a classroom setting, for the past five years. She specializes in test prep, languages, and writing. Born and raised in Washington D.C., with a mother from Argentina, she grew up fluent in Spanish. In fact, she is trilingual in English, Spanish, and French, having taken French classes for twelve years. She graduated from Wesleyan University where she double majored in Theater and Psychology.…

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I grew up with a pet rabbit that I walked on a leash around D.C.

Subjects

  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • College Essay,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • ISEE,
    • SHSAT,
    • SSAT,
    • ACT,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Trigonometry
  • English

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • French,
    • Spanish
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French,
    • Spanish,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2
  • Science

    • Psychology

Teresa is a born and bred New Yorker who is familiar with going to school in the city, having attended Stuyvesant. After graduating from Brown University, she moved to the U.S. Virgin Islands to work in education for the next 14 years. Teresa just earned her Masters in Developmental Psychology at Teachers College Columbia, where she focused on the social and neurocognitive processes of learning. She has helped countless students find success in everything from learning how to read, passing…

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Teresa is a proud left-hander who once had the pleasure of teaching an entire class of left-handers (there were only three students)!

Subjects

  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • College Essay,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • ISEE,
    • SHSAT,
    • SSAT,
    • ACT,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing,
    • TACHS,
    • Hunter College HS admissions
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Statistics,
    • Trigonometry
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physical Science (Elementary),
    • Physics,
    • Psychology
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
    • English

      • English Language,
      • English Literature,
      • Literature,
      • Reading,
      • Regents English,
      • Writing
    • Geography

      • Geography
    • History

      • Global Studies,
      • Holocaust Studies,
      • Social Studies,
      • U.S. History & Government,
      • World History

    Eury is a dancer, choreographer and dance educator. Born in the Dominican Republic, he moved to the U.S. at age 4, and was raised just outside of Boston. He excelled as a student in high school and became a highly sought-after tutor throughout his four year tenure. He subsequently graduated with honors from Wesleyan University, where he received his B.A in Biology and Dance in 2016. He furthered his dance education at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts,…

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    While in utero, during ultrasounds, Eury's legs were always crossed, so his parents didn't discover the sex of their baby until he was born.

    Subjects

    • Entrance Exams

      • City & State Exams,
      • ISEE,
      • SSAT,
      • ACT,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing
    • Math

      • Algebra,
      • Algebra II,
      • Elementary Math,
      • Geometry,
      • Math Level 1,
      • Math Level 2
    • Science

      • Biology
    • AP Exams

      • Government and Politics,
      • Spanish,
      • Biology
    • SAT Subject Tests

      • U.S. History & Government,
      • World History,
      • Spanish,
      • Math Level 1,
      • Math Level 2,
      • Biology
    • College Prep

      • College Essay,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing
    • English

      • English Language,
      • Literature,
      • Reading,
      • Regents English,
      • Writing,
      • ESL
    • History

      • Global Studies,
      • Social Studies,
      • U.S. History & Government,
      • World History
    • Language

      • Spanish

    Chris majored in Modern European History in college, giving him a great background to tutor students in subjects like AP Literature, Language, US History, World History, and European History. Yet Chris is by no means limited to tutoring subjects in the Humanities. His experiences in college admissions advising helped him build up strong skills in test preparation and strategy, and he is one of the most popular tutors in our network for the SAT and ACT as well as the…

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    Chris lives in Upstate Manhattan with his wife, his son, and his hound dog.

    Subjects

    • College Prep

      • ACT,
      • College Essay,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing
    • Entrance Exams

      • ACT,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing
    • Art History

      • Art History

    Dana is working on her PhD in Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania, where she has taught Spanish language and literary theory classes and worked as the Teacher's Assistant for World Cinema classes. She also has a BA in Writing, and professional journalism, publishing and translation experience, and has published several essays on film, literature and art. Dana has also worked as a tutor in two university writing centers in addition to tutoring a range of subjects from Spanish…

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    She knows how to dance tango!

    Subjects

    • College Prep

      • College Essay,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing
    • English

      • English Literature,
      • Reading,
      • Writing
    • Language

      • Portuguese,
      • Spanish
    • Entrance Exams

      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing
    • AP Exams

      • Spanish
    • SAT Subject Tests

      • Spanish

    Amanda is pursuing her degree in Civil Engineering and Architecture at Columbia University, making Dean’s List with a 3.9 GPA. She is currently on a gap year and will return to school next fall as a Junior. In 2018, she graduated summa cum laude from Horace Greeley High School. Amanda grew up in Chappaqua, NY, where she tutored elementary, middle and high school students in mathematics. She has also tutored physics students at Columbia. She was honored as a recipient…

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    Amanda loves the outdoors, and has hiked the second tallest mountain in New York, Algonquin Peak!

    Subjects

    • Math

      • Algebra,
      • Algebra II,
      • Elementary Math,
      • Geometry,
      • Pre Calculus,
      • Trigonometry,
      • Common Core math,
      • Honors Algebra 2
    • AP Exams

      • Physics,
      • AP Physics B,
      • AP Physics AB,
      • Photoshop
    • Science

      • Chemistry,
      • Physics,
      • Physics B,
      • Physics C,
      • Physics with Calculus,
      • Honors Chemistry,
      • Intensive Chemistry
    • College Prep

      • College Essay,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing,
      • College Admissions Coaching
    • English

      • Common Core English
    • SAT Subject Tests

      • Math Level 1,
      • Math Level 2,
      • Physics
    • Computer Science

      • Photoshop
    • Entrance Exams

      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing

    A New Orleans native and daughter of a doctor, Carine graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University, where she earned a B.S. in Neuroscience, with a minor in Psychology. Recently transplanted to Chelsea, she is pursuing an M.S in Environmental Health at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, while also applying to medical school. She scored in the 99th percentile on her MCAT. At Hopkins, Carine was a Teaching Assistant in General Biology for two years, responsible for teaching sections…

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    Carine lives on the same block as Susan Sarandon and is a classically-trained pianist!

    Subjects

    • Math

      • Algebra,
      • Algebra II,
      • Calculus,
      • Elementary Math,
      • Pre Calculus
    • Science

      • Biology,
      • Chemistry,
      • Psychology,
      • Organic Chemistry
    • AP Exams

      • English Language,
      • Government and Politics,
      • Biology,
      • Chemistry,
      • Psychology
    • SAT Subject Tests

      • Biology,
      • Chemistry
    • College Prep

      • College Essay,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing,
      • College Admissions Coaching
    • Graduate Exams

      • MCAT
    • Entrance Exams

      • SSAT,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing

    Raphael is a filmmaker, writer and animator, starting an MFA program in Creative Writing at NYU in the Fall of 2020. Born in California, he grew up in Costa Rica and attended a French lycée, 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…

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

    Subjects

    • College Prep

      • ACT,
      • College Essay,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing
    • Entrance Exams

      • City & State Exams,
      • ISEE,
      • SHSAT,
      • SSAT,
      • ACT,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing,
      • TACHS,
      • HSPT,
      • Hunter College HS admissions
    • Math

      • Algebra,
      • Algebra II,
      • Elementary Math,
      • Geometry,
      • Math Level 1,
      • Math Level 2,
      • Trigonometry
    • Science

      • Biology,
      • Chemistry
    • AP Exams

      • World History,
      • French,
      • Spanish,
      • Biology,
      • Chemistry,
      • Physics
    • SAT Subject Tests

      • Literature,
      • French,
      • Spanish,
      • Math Level 1,
      • Math Level 2,
      • Biology,
      • Chemistry,
      • Physics
    • English

      • English Language,
      • English Literature,
      • Literature,
      • Reading,
      • Regents English,
      • Writing,
      • ESL
    • History

      • European History,
      • Social Studies,
      • World History
    • Language

      • French,
      • Spanish
    • Graduate Exams

      • GRE Prep,
      • HSPT

    Portia is a filmmaker, crossword developer for the New York Times, and educator. Born and raised in New York City, she attended the Hewitt School where she started peer tutoring in 7th grade. She graduated with honors from Wesleyan University in 2014, majoring in Psychology and Classics. After graduation, she taught English in Spain before working as a counselor for the nonprofit Henry Street Settlement, where she tutored 9th and 10th grade students in all subjects, including prepping for the…

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    Portia has won several Harry Potter Trivia Championships and can offer tutoring for anyone interested in claiming her title.

    Subjects

    • College Prep

      • ACT,
      • College Essay,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing
    • Entrance Exams

      • City & State Exams,
      • ISEE,
      • SHSAT,
      • SSAT,
      • ACT,
      • SAT Math,
      • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
      • SAT Writing,
      • TACHS,
      • Hunter College HS admissions
    • Math

      • Algebra,
      • Algebra II,
      • Calculus,
      • Elementary Math,
      • Geometry,
      • Linear Algebra,
      • Logic,
      • Math Level 1,
      • Math Level 2,
      • Pre Calculus,
      • Statistics,
      • Trigonometry
      • Art History

        • Art History
      • AP Exams

        • Art History,
        • English Literature,
        • European History,
        • U.S. History & Government,
        • World History,
        • Latin,
        • Statistics,
        • Biology,
        • Physics
      • Science

        • Biology,
        • Physical Science (Elementary),
        • Physics,
        • Physics with Calculus,
        • Psychology
      • SAT Subject Tests

        • Math Level 1,
        • Math Level 2,
        • Biology,
        • Physics,
        • Psychology
      • English

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • Reading,
        • Regents English,
        • Writing
      • History

        • European History,
        • Government and Politics,
        • Holocaust Studies,
        • Social Studies,
        • U.S. History & Government,
        • World History
      • Graduate Exams

        • GRE Prep
      • Language

        • Latin

      Isabelle grew up in New York City in a French/American family and did all her schooling at New York City schools, including the Lycée Français de New York, the Salk School of Science, and the specialized High School of American Studies at Lehman College. She holds two degrees from NYU, making Dean’s List all four years undergrad, then earning her M.A. in International Relations in 2019. Her graduate research centered around socio-historical and environmental issues in the global fashion industry.…

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      She is surprisingly accurate at lip-reading!

      Subjects

      • College Prep

        • College Essay
      • Early Childhood

        • Early Childhood Education,
        • Early Writing,
        • Early Reading
      • Early Childhood Education

        • Early Reading
      • English

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • Regents English,
        • Essay writing
      • Learning Differences

        • Executive Functioning,
        • Test Anxiety,
        • Processing Deficits
      • Language

        • French,
        • Spanish
      • History

        • Global Studies,
        • U.S. History & Government,
        • World History
      • Entrance Exams

        • SHSAT
      • AP Exams

        • U.S. History & Government,
        • World History

      A graduate of Yale University (B.A.), Johns Hopkins University (M.F.A.), and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (M.A.), Rosanna is a poet and essayist whose work appears in publications like The Harvard Review, Best New Poets, The Hopkins Review, and 32 Poems. Her teaching experience over the years ranges from one-on-one tutoring (middle school and high school students) to developing courses and teaching classrooms of up to thirty students at Johns Hopkins University and instructing various subjects at a woman's facility on…

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      Rosanna ran into Steven Spielberg at J. Crew in New Haven.

      Subjects

      • Math

        • Algebra,
        • Elementary Math
      • Entrance Exams

        • City & State Exams,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
      • College Prep

        • College Essay,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
      • English

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • Literature,
        • Reading,
        • Regents English,
        • Writing
      • AP Exams

        • English Language,
        • English Literature
      • SAT Subject Tests

        • Literature

      Dennis, who grew up in Baltimore, is a natural teacher: he has been tutoring since 8th grade. This experience pushed him intellectually and resulted in broad, diverse intellectual interests. Perhaps, as a result, Dennis had trouble deciding on a major when he started at Cornell University; he ended up graduating with three majors (history, government and philosophy) and a 3.99 GPA. He later attended Yale Law School, where he focused on business and corporate law, and completed coursework at the…

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      Dennis has two adorable cats, including one who is under the mistaken impression that he is a dog -- he even plays fetch!

      Subjects

      • College Prep

        • ACT,
        • College Essay,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
      • Math

        • Algebra,
        • Algebra II,
        • Calculus,
        • Calculus AB,
        • Elementary Math,
        • Geometry,
        • Logic,
        • Macroeconomics,
        • Math Level 1,
        • Microeconomics,
        • Pre Calculus,
        • Probability Theory,
        • Statistics,
        • Trigonometry
      • AP Exams

        • European History,
        • U.S. History & Government,
        • World History,
        • Calculus AB,
        • Macroeconomics,
        • Microeconomics,
        • Statistics
      • Entrance Exams

        • City & State Exams,
        • SHSAT,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning
      • English

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • Reading,
        • Regents English,
        • Writing
      • History

        • European History,
        • Global Studies,
        • Social Studies,
        • U.S. History & Government,
        • World History
      • Graduate Exams

        • GMAT,
        • LSAT
      • SAT Subject Tests

        • U.S. History & Government,
        • World History,
        • Math Level 1
      • Philosophy

        • Philosophy
      • Computer Science

        • Python

      Grant’s success in AP courses and standardized test scores, including a perfect 36 on the ACT and 2300 on the SAT, earned him honors at the White House in 2016 as one of 161 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the Department of Education, and led him to be sought out as a tutor while still in high school. Graduating Columbia University, he has been accepted at Harvard Law School, starting in 2 years. He plans to focus on Environmental Law, a…

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      An avid Lorde fan, Grant gave the songstress a portrait he made of her and a KC “Royals” cake (which she then posted on Instagram) when he met her in Kansas City in 2014.

      Subjects

      • College Prep

        • ACT,
        • College Essay,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
      • Entrance Exams

        • ACT,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
      • Math

        • Algebra,
        • Algebra II,
        • Elementary Math,
        • Geometry,
        • Linear Algebra,
        • Logic,
        • Pre Calculus,
        • Probability Theory,
        • Trigonometry
      • Science

        • Biology,
        • Earth Science,
        • Environmental Science,
        • Physical Science (Elementary),
        • Psychology
      • English

        • English Language,
        • Literature,
        • Reading,
        • Writing
      • AP Exams

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • U.S. History & Government,
        • Environmental Science,
        • Psychology,
        • Studio Art
      • Graduate Exams

        • GRE Prep
      • SAT Subject Tests

        • Math Level 1
      • Gender Studies

        • Queer Studies
      • History

        • Social Studies,
        • U.S. History & Government
      • Language

        • Spanish

      Kailey is a French-American, born and raised New Yorker. She attended the LFNY, until the age of thirteen when her family moved to Paris. After graduating high school with a Baccalaureat diploma and honors in Literature, Languages and Philosophy, she moved back to the states to attend Wellesley College, where she majored in English and minored in Philosophy. In college, Kailey rediscovered her loves of singing and performing. She was an active member of the Wellesley College Shakespeare Society, a…

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      Kailey speaks four languages; English, French, Spanish and Italian.

      Subjects

      • College Prep

        • College Essay,
        • College Admissions Coaching,
        • Interview Coaching
      • Early Childhood

        • Early Childhood Education
      • English

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • Reading,
        • Writing,
        • Essay writing
      • AP Exams

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • French
      • Language

        • French,
        • Italian
      • Learning Differences

        • Organization
      • Philosophy

        • Philosophy

      A cum laude graduate of Yale University, Alex is a professional composer and music director in the NY theatre scene. At Yale, he wrote three musicals and toured the world with the Whiffenpoofs, Yale's all-senior a cappella group (and the oldest a cappella group in the country), for which he managed trips to Israel, Kenya, Zanzibar and Cape Town. Alex works as a teaching artist for Disney Musicals in Schools, an arts education initiative sponsored by Disney Theatrical Group, which…

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      In fifth grade, Alex won the Boys 50 yard breaststroke event at the New Jersey Swimming 10 & Under State Championships, becoming (for a time) the fastest ten-year-old breaststroke swimmer in NJ.

      Subjects

      • College Prep

        • ACT,
        • College Essay,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
      • Entrance Exams

        • ACT,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
      • Math

        • Algebra,
        • Algebra II,
        • Elementary Math,
        • Trigonometry
      • Science

        • Biology
      • AP Exams

        • English Language,
        • European History,
        • U.S. History & Government,
        • Music Theory,
        • Biology
      • English

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • Literature,
        • Reading,
        • Writing
      • History

        • European History,
        • Social Studies,
        • U.S. History & Government

      Shakir majored in Religion and minored in Philosophy and Pure Mathematics at the University of Vermont, where he graduated in 2015. During college he worked at the UVM Writing Center as a Writing Tutor for undergraduate students in all subjects. Before starting at NYU in their Religious Studies Master of Arts program in 2018, he worked for 3 years as an Academic Coach for students with autism, executive functioning challenges and other learning differences at Mansfield Hall -- a national…

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      Shakir has toured with multiple bands playing bass guitar and trombone around the U.S., U.K., Africa and South America. He also loves to give music lessons!

      Subjects

      • Learning Differences

        • Dyslexia,
        • Executive Functioning,
        • Test Anxiety,
        • Dysgraphia,
        • ADD/ADHD,
        • Processing Deficits,
        • Dyscalculia (math),
        • Autism Spectrum Disorders,
        • Intellectual Disabilities,
        • Other Learning Disabilities
      • Math

        • Algebra,
        • Algebra II,
        • Calculus,
        • Logic,
        • Pre Calculus
      • Science

        • Chemistry,
        • Physical Science (Elementary),
        • Physics
      • College Prep

        • College Essay
      • English

        • English Language,
        • Reading,
        • Writing
      • Music

        • Music Theory
      • Philosophy

        • Philosophy,
        • Religion
      • History

        • Social Studies

      Michael, a recent graduate with honors of the University of Chicago, is now studying at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service. He serves as Director of Strategic Initiatives at Bay Ridge Center-- a nonprofit community center in Brooklyn. At age 14, he founded Points for Patriots, which he has expanded into Maroon Veterans Alliance, a nationally recognized non-profit. At UChicago, Michael served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Journal of Foreign Policy, and also served for First Lady Michelle…

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      Michael is (sadly) a lifelong New York Jets fan, and he traveled on the team plane in the 2012 season to an away game in Buffalo. Shockingly, the Jets won 27-11 that day. Coincidence?

      Subjects

      • College Prep

        • ACT,
        • College Essay,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
      • Entrance Exams

        • City & State Exams,
        • ISEE,
        • SHSAT,
        • SSAT,
        • ACT,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing,
        • TACHS
      • Math

        • Algebra,
        • Algebra II,
        • Elementary Math,
        • Geometry,
        • Math Level 1
      • AP Exams

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • European History,
        • Government and Politics,
        • U.S. History & Government,
        • World History,
        • AP Geography
      • Science

        • Biology,
        • Chemistry,
        • Psychology
      • English

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • Literature,
        • Reading,
        • Regents English,
        • Writing,
        • ESL
      • History

        • European History,
        • Global Studies,
        • Government and Politics,
        • Social Studies,
        • U.S. History & Government,
        • World History
      • SAT Subject Tests

        • Literature,
        • U.S. History & Government,
        • World History,
        • Psychology

      A New York native, Nicole attended Stuyvesant High School. After graduating from Binghamton University with a BS in Integrative Neuroscience and a minor in Comparative Literature, she scored in the 98th percentile on her MCAT. She attributes this success to a combination of invaluable help and hard work. Nicole is about to start her first year at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she currently works as a Research Technician, studying various behavioral processes. She also volunteers as a Crisis…

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      Asking Nicole if you can see some photos of her dog will make her feel like she just won the lottery!

      Subjects

      • Math

        • Algebra,
        • Algebra II,
        • Elementary Math,
        • Geometry,
        • Math Level 1,
        • Math Level 2,
        • Pre Calculus,
        • Trigonometry
      • Science

        • Biology,
        • Chemistry,
        • Physics,
        • Physics B,
        • Psychology
      • AP Exams

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • Biology,
        • Chemistry,
        • Physics,
        • Psychology
      • SAT Subject Tests

        • Literature,
        • Math Level 1,
        • Biology,
        • Chemistry,
        • Physics,
        • Psychology
      • Entrance Exams

        • City & State Exams,
        • SHSAT
      • College Prep

        • College Essay,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
      • English

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • Literature,
        • Reading,
        • Regents English,
        • Writing
      • Graduate Exams

        • MCAT
      • Language

        • Russian

      Originally from San Francisco, Justin has a Masters in dramatic literature from the Sorbonne (Paris) and an MFA in playwriting from Yale. For more than ten years, he has helped hundreds of students boost their scores as a test prep tutor (SAT/ACT, SAT/AP French) and boost their admissions prospects as a college application consultant and currently leads our popular College Essay Bootcamp. Yale, Georgetown, Vanderbilt, Boston College, and NYU are some recent admits for happy students. He has taught writing…

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      His ears are different sizes.

      Subjects

      • College Prep

        • ACT,
        • College Essay,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing,
        • College Admissions Coaching,
        • Interview Coaching
      • Entrance Exams

        • ACT,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
      • AP Exams

        • French
      • Graduate Exams

        • HSPT
      • Learning Differences

        • Test Anxiety

      Directly after graduating Brown University in 2014, with degrees in Political Science and Economics, Jordan was fortunate to work for the prestigious Boston Consulting Group. He spent two action-packed years advising Fortune 500 CEOs on their most demanding problems. After consulting, he worked as a Technical Architect at the distributed computing startup, Improbable, the first “unicorn” startup (meaning +$1B in value) in the UK. Throughout high school and college, he competed in ultimate frisbee, winning one national championship and one…

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      When he was young, Jordan had a splenectomy resulting in (no joke) 6 spleens. The same week Jordan developed this, 'House' had an episode about a patient with multiple spleens.

      Subjects

      • Math

        • Algebra,
        • Algebra II
      • College Prep

        • College Essay,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
      • Computer Science

        • Computer Science,
        • Java
      • English

        • English Language,
        • English Literature,
        • Reading,
        • Writing
      • Entrance Exams

        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing

      Ly Tran is a Vietnamese immigrant who grew up in New York City. She attended the Bronx High School of Science where she was co-founder and co-captain of an award-winning Robotics team called the Fe Maidens (Fe as in the atomic symbol for Iron). She majored in Creative Writing and Linguistics at Columbia University, graduating summa cum laude and phi beta kappa. Ly’s writing has earned her a fellowship at the MacDowell Colony, a residency at the Yaddo Artist Colony…

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      Using the International Phonetic Alphabet, Ly wrote, designed and illustrated the first book ever written in Ikota, an endangered language with no writing system, spoken in the Gabonese Republic. It was a pop-up book called How Ihiako (The Ant Who Bites) Got Its Name.

      Subjects

      • Math

        • Algebra,
        • Algebra II,
        • Elementary Math
      • Entrance Exams

        • City & State Exams,
        • ISEE,
        • SHSAT,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing,
        • Hunter College HS admissions
      • College Prep

        • College Essay,
        • SAT Math,
        • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
        • SAT Writing
        • English

          • English Language,
          • English Literature,
          • Literature,
          • Reading,
          • Regents English,
          • Writing,
          • ESL
        • AP Exams

          • English Language,
          • English Literature
        • History

          • Global Studies,
          • Social Studies,
          • World History
        • Science

          • Psychology
        • Language

          • Spanish,
          • Vietnamese

        Ayesha graduated with honors from the University of Chicago in 2016, with a double major in History and South Asian Languages and Civilizations. She speaks three languages, a fact that reflects her experiences living (and teaching!) in two countries beside the US- India and Spain. In her eight years as an educator, she has worked with students of all ages and with wide-ranging academic goals and interests. She believes that every individual has the potential to be a curious and…

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        A lifelong lover of books, Ayesha started a library out of her bedroom in the fifth grade, along with a few friends. The only card-carrying member was one of their younger siblings.

        Subjects

        • College Prep

          • ACT,
          • College Essay,
          • SAT Math,
          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing
        • Entrance Exams

          • City & State Exams,
          • ISEE,
          • SHSAT,
          • ACT,
          • SAT Math,
          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing
        • Math

          • Algebra,
          • Algebra II,
          • Elementary Math,
          • Linear Algebra
        • Art History

          • Art History
        • AP Exams

          • Art History,
          • English Language,
          • English Literature,
          • European History,
          • Government and Politics,
          • U.S. History & Government,
          • World History
        • Science

          • Biology
        • SAT Subject Tests

          • Literature,
          • World History,
          • Biology
        • English

          • English Language,
          • English Literature,
          • Literature,
          • Reading,
          • Regents English,
          • Writing,
          • ESL
        • History

          • European History,
          • Global Studies,
          • Government and Politics,
          • Holocaust Studies,
          • Social Studies,
          • U.S. History & Government,
          • World History
        • Language

          • Spanish,
          • Hindi

        Gill is a writer, musician and filmmaker born in New York City. He graduated with honors from NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized study, where his thesis on Storytelling and the World Narrative was published in NYU’s research journal. He developed a holistic approach to education, studying across multiple disciplines, from playwriting at Tisch to business courses at Stern, to Gallatin’s own the Art of Play in Therapy. Tutoring the past two years, he has developed a unique framework for each…

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        While directing his first documentary feature film Gill lived with and trained under five world champion Beatboxers in Brooklyn. Gill is now a professional beatboxer himself, performing at venues around the city and teaching the art-form to a younger generation.

        Subjects

        • College Prep

          • College Essay,
          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing
        • English

          • English Language,
          • English Literature,
          • Literature,
          • Reading,
          • Regents English,
          • Writing
        • AP Exams

          • English Language,
          • English Literature,
          • Psychology,
          • Studio Art,
          • Photoshop
        • Learning Differences

          • Executive Functioning,
          • Test Anxiety
        • History

          • Government and Politics,
          • Social Studies,
          • U.S. History & Government
        • Computer Science

          • Photoshop
        • Science

          • Psychology
        • Entrance Exams

          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing

        After attending Saint Ann’s in Brooklyn, Nick graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 2016, where he studied fine art, literature, and foreign languages. He served as a peer French tutor for the Yale Center for Language and also volunteered to tutor inmates at Connecticut Youth Prison. Since graduating, Nick has worked as a studio assistant for renowned artists and completed art residencies in London and Berlin. As a tutor, he helps a wide variety of learners of every…

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        When not tutoring, Nick can be found painting in his studio, reading German poetry, or eating canned sardines.

        Subjects

        • Art History

          • Art History
        • AP Exams

          • Art History,
          • English Language,
          • English Literature,
          • U.S. History & Government,
          • French,
          • Studio Art
        • College Prep

          • College Essay,
          • SAT Math,
          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing
        • English

          • English Language,
          • English Literature,
          • Literature,
          • Writing
        • Language

          • French,
          • German
        • SAT Subject Tests

          • U.S. History & Government,
          • French,
          • German
        • Entrance Exams

          • SAT Math,
          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing
        • History

          • U.S. History & Government

        Nora has grown up in New York City and has been in education for 8 years. After graduating from Bank Street College of Education with a masters of science in general/special childhood education, she started as a classroom special education teacher and now is a student support coordinator at a charter school in the Bronx. As part of her role, Nora oversees, supports and navigates the special education process for families K-8. Nora has a lot of expertise in reading…

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        In a previous life, Nora did musical theater!

        Subjects

        • Learning Differences

          • Dyslexia,
          • Executive Functioning,
          • Test Anxiety,
          • Dysgraphia,
          • ADD/ADHD,
          • Processing Deficits,
          • Autism Spectrum Disorders,
          • Intellectual Disabilities,
          • Other Learning Disabilities
        • College Prep

          • College Essay
        • Early Childhood

          • Early Childhood Education
        • Math

          • Elementary Math
        • English

          • English Language,
          • Reading,
          • Writing,
          • ESL

        After graduating from Colgate University, Michelle combined working in the Financial Services sector in NYC with SAT and ACT tutoring at all of the large tutoring companies. She quickly realized that she loved working with kids and went on to obtain her Masters in Education from Seton Hall. Michelle has been teaching and tutoring for nearly 20 years! Michelle has a certificate in College Counseling from UCLA and is a proud member of the National Association of College Admissions Counselors…

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        Michelle has been Jersey Girls Lacrosse Association Coach since 2018!

        Subjects

        • College Prep

          • College Essay,
          • College Admissions Coaching,
          • Interview Coaching

        Maya is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in Sociocultural Anthropology at Columbia University. She understands first-hand the challenges of remote learning, participating in online courses this summer at Columbia and concluding the semester with a 4.0 GPA. Some of Maya's notable accomplishments include winning the Bills.com National Essay Contest in 2018 and being named a Captain within the Ron Brown Leaders Network. Originally from Los Angeles, Maya started working in childcare at age 10. She has over 5 years of…

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        Maya is a big fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and once watched every movie in a row over the course of 3 days.

        Subjects

        • Math

          • Algebra,
          • Algebra II,
          • Elementary Math,
          • Statistics
        • Art History

          • Art History
        • Learning Differences

          • Test Anxiety,
          • Autism Spectrum Disorders
        • Science

          • Biology,
          • Earth Science,
          • Psychology
        • College Prep

          • College Essay,
          • College Admissions Coaching
        • Early Childhood Education

          • Early Reading
        • Early Childhood

          • Early Writing,
          • Early Reading
        • English

          • English Literature,
          • Literature,
          • Reading,
          • Writing,
          • Essay writing
        • AP Exams

          • English Literature
        • History

          • Global Studies,
          • Social Studies,
          • U.S. History & Government,
          • World History

        Martin hails from “Lawn Guyland,” New York, though years in New England--and, more recently, Olde England--have rendered him more presentable to polite company. As a non-legacy student from a large, unexceptional school district, he received admissions offers from Cornell, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Dartmouth, Brown and Harvard, his alma mater, where he graduated with honors in 2016. Martin has nearly 7 years tutoring and 5 years consulting in college admissions and college essay writing. He has consulted in the…

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        Martin has been a Game Master in Dungeons & Dragons for six years and runs a continuous monthly campaign.

        Subjects

        • College Prep

          • ACT,
          • College Essay,
          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing,
          • College Admissions Coaching
        • Entrance Exams

          • City & State Exams,
          • SHSAT,
          • ACT,
          • SAT Math,
          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing
        • AP Exams

          • English Language,
          • English Literature,
          • European History,
          • U.S. History & Government,
          • AP Geography
        • English

          • English Language,
          • Literature,
          • Regents English,
          • Writing,
          • ESL
        • History

          • European History,
          • Global Studies,
          • Government and Politics,
          • Social Studies,
          • U.S. History & Government,
          • World History
        • Graduate Exams

          • GRE Prep
        • SAT Subject Tests

          • U.S. History & Government,
          • World History

        Cecilia has worked full-time and part-time for various tutoring agencies and learning centers, both one-on-one and in a classroom setting, for the past five years. She specializes in test prep, languages, and writing. Born and raised in Washington D.C., with a mother from Argentina, she grew up fluent in Spanish. In fact, she is trilingual in English, Spanish, and French, having taken French classes for twelve years. She graduated from Wesleyan University where she double majored in Theater and Psychology.…

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        I grew up with a pet rabbit that I walked on a leash around D.C.

        Subjects

        • College Prep

          • ACT,
          • College Essay,
          • SAT Math,
          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing
        • Entrance Exams

          • City & State Exams,
          • ISEE,
          • SHSAT,
          • SSAT,
          • ACT,
          • SAT Math,
          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing
        • Math

          • Algebra,
          • Algebra II,
          • Elementary Math,
          • Geometry,
          • Math Level 1,
          • Math Level 2,
          • Pre Calculus,
          • Trigonometry
        • English

          • English Language,
          • English Literature,
          • Literature,
          • Reading,
          • Regents English,
          • Writing
        • AP Exams

          • English Language,
          • English Literature,
          • French,
          • Spanish
        • Language

          • French,
          • Spanish
        • SAT Subject Tests

          • French,
          • Spanish,
          • Math Level 1,
          • Math Level 2
        • Science

          • Psychology

        Teresa is a born and bred New Yorker who is familiar with going to school in the city, having attended Stuyvesant. After graduating from Brown University, she moved to the U.S. Virgin Islands to work in education for the next 14 years. Teresa just earned her Masters in Developmental Psychology at Teachers College Columbia, where she focused on the social and neurocognitive processes of learning. She has helped countless students find success in everything from learning how to read, passing…

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        Teresa is a proud left-hander who once had the pleasure of teaching an entire class of left-handers (there were only three students)!

        Subjects

        • College Prep

          • ACT,
          • College Essay,
          • SAT Math,
          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing
        • Entrance Exams

          • City & State Exams,
          • ISEE,
          • SHSAT,
          • SSAT,
          • ACT,
          • SAT Math,
          • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
          • SAT Writing,
          • TACHS,
          • Hunter College HS admissions
        • Math

          • Algebra,
          • Algebra II,
          • Elementary Math,
          • Geometry,
          • Math Level 1,
          • Math Level 2,
          • Pre Calculus,
          • Statistics,
          • Trigonometry
        • Science

          • Biology,
          • Chemistry,
          • Physical Science (Elementary),
          • Physics,
          • Psychology
        • AP Exams

          • English Language,
          • English Literature,
          • U.S. History & Government,
          • World History,
          • Biology,
          • Chemistry
        • SAT Subject Tests

          • Literature,
          • U.S. History & Government,
          • World History,
          • Math Level 1,
          • Math Level 2,
          • Biology,
          • Chemistry,
          • Physics
          • English

            • English Language,
            • English Literature,
            • Literature,
            • Reading,
            • Regents English,
            • Writing
          • Geography

            • Geography
          • History

            • Global Studies,
            • Holocaust Studies,
            • Social Studies,
            • U.S. History & Government,
            • World History

          Eury is a dancer, choreographer and dance educator. Born in the Dominican Republic, he moved to the U.S. at age 4, and was raised just outside of Boston. He excelled as a student in high school and became a highly sought-after tutor throughout his four year tenure. He subsequently graduated with honors from Wesleyan University, where he received his B.A in Biology and Dance in 2016. He furthered his dance education at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts,…

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          While in utero, during ultrasounds, Eury's legs were always crossed, so his parents didn't discover the sex of their baby until he was born.

          Subjects

          • Entrance Exams

            • City & State Exams,
            • ISEE,
            • SSAT,
            • ACT,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing
          • Math

            • Algebra,
            • Algebra II,
            • Elementary Math,
            • Geometry,
            • Math Level 1,
            • Math Level 2
          • Science

            • Biology
          • AP Exams

            • Government and Politics,
            • Spanish,
            • Biology
          • SAT Subject Tests

            • U.S. History & Government,
            • World History,
            • Spanish,
            • Math Level 1,
            • Math Level 2,
            • Biology
          • College Prep

            • College Essay,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing
          • English

            • English Language,
            • Literature,
            • Reading,
            • Regents English,
            • Writing,
            • ESL
          • History

            • Global Studies,
            • Social Studies,
            • U.S. History & Government,
            • World History
          • Language

            • Spanish

          Chris majored in Modern European History in college, giving him a great background to tutor students in subjects like AP Literature, Language, US History, World History, and European History. Yet Chris is by no means limited to tutoring subjects in the Humanities. His experiences in college admissions advising helped him build up strong skills in test preparation and strategy, and he is one of the most popular tutors in our network for the SAT and ACT as well as the…

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          Chris lives in Upstate Manhattan with his wife, his son, and his hound dog.

          Subjects

          • College Prep

            • ACT,
            • College Essay,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing
          • Entrance Exams

            • ACT,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing
          • Art History

            • Art History

          Dana is working on her PhD in Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania, where she has taught Spanish language and literary theory classes and worked as the Teacher's Assistant for World Cinema classes. She also has a BA in Writing, and professional journalism, publishing and translation experience, and has published several essays on film, literature and art. Dana has also worked as a tutor in two university writing centers in addition to tutoring a range of subjects from Spanish…

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          She knows how to dance tango!

          Subjects

          • College Prep

            • College Essay,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing
          • English

            • English Literature,
            • Reading,
            • Writing
          • Language

            • Portuguese,
            • Spanish
          • Entrance Exams

            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing
          • AP Exams

            • Spanish
          • SAT Subject Tests

            • Spanish

          Amanda is pursuing her degree in Civil Engineering and Architecture at Columbia University, making Dean’s List with a 3.9 GPA. She is currently on a gap year and will return to school next fall as a Junior. In 2018, she graduated summa cum laude from Horace Greeley High School. Amanda grew up in Chappaqua, NY, where she tutored elementary, middle and high school students in mathematics. She has also tutored physics students at Columbia. She was honored as a recipient…

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          Amanda loves the outdoors, and has hiked the second tallest mountain in New York, Algonquin Peak!

          Subjects

          • Math

            • Algebra,
            • Algebra II,
            • Elementary Math,
            • Geometry,
            • Pre Calculus,
            • Trigonometry,
            • Common Core math,
            • Honors Algebra 2
          • AP Exams

            • Physics,
            • AP Physics B,
            • AP Physics AB,
            • Photoshop
          • Science

            • Chemistry,
            • Physics,
            • Physics B,
            • Physics C,
            • Physics with Calculus,
            • Honors Chemistry,
            • Intensive Chemistry
          • College Prep

            • College Essay,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing,
            • College Admissions Coaching
          • English

            • Common Core English
          • SAT Subject Tests

            • Math Level 1,
            • Math Level 2,
            • Physics
          • Computer Science

            • Photoshop
          • Entrance Exams

            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing

          A New Orleans native and daughter of a doctor, Carine graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University, where she earned a B.S. in Neuroscience, with a minor in Psychology. Recently transplanted to Chelsea, she is pursuing an M.S in Environmental Health at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, while also applying to medical school. She scored in the 99th percentile on her MCAT. At Hopkins, Carine was a Teaching Assistant in General Biology for two years, responsible for teaching sections…

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          Carine lives on the same block as Susan Sarandon and is a classically-trained pianist!

          Subjects

          • Math

            • Algebra,
            • Algebra II,
            • Calculus,
            • Elementary Math,
            • Pre Calculus
          • Science

            • Biology,
            • Chemistry,
            • Psychology,
            • Organic Chemistry
          • AP Exams

            • English Language,
            • Government and Politics,
            • Biology,
            • Chemistry,
            • Psychology
          • SAT Subject Tests

            • Biology,
            • Chemistry
          • College Prep

            • College Essay,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing,
            • College Admissions Coaching
          • Graduate Exams

            • MCAT
          • Entrance Exams

            • SSAT,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing

          Raphael is a filmmaker, writer and animator, starting an MFA program in Creative Writing at NYU in the Fall of 2020. Born in California, he grew up in Costa Rica and attended a French lycée, 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…

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

          Subjects

          • College Prep

            • ACT,
            • College Essay,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing
          • Entrance Exams

            • City & State Exams,
            • ISEE,
            • SHSAT,
            • SSAT,
            • ACT,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing,
            • TACHS,
            • HSPT,
            • Hunter College HS admissions
          • Math

            • Algebra,
            • Algebra II,
            • Elementary Math,
            • Geometry,
            • Math Level 1,
            • Math Level 2,
            • Trigonometry
          • Science

            • Biology,
            • Chemistry
          • AP Exams

            • World History,
            • French,
            • Spanish,
            • Biology,
            • Chemistry,
            • Physics
          • SAT Subject Tests

            • Literature,
            • French,
            • Spanish,
            • Math Level 1,
            • Math Level 2,
            • Biology,
            • Chemistry,
            • Physics
          • English

            • English Language,
            • English Literature,
            • Literature,
            • Reading,
            • Regents English,
            • Writing,
            • ESL
          • History

            • European History,
            • Social Studies,
            • World History
          • Language

            • French,
            • Spanish
          • Graduate Exams

            • GRE Prep,
            • HSPT

          Portia is a filmmaker, crossword developer for the New York Times, and educator. Born and raised in New York City, she attended the Hewitt School where she started peer tutoring in 7th grade. She graduated with honors from Wesleyan University in 2014, majoring in Psychology and Classics. After graduation, she taught English in Spain before working as a counselor for the nonprofit Henry Street Settlement, where she tutored 9th and 10th grade students in all subjects, including prepping for the…

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          Portia has won several Harry Potter Trivia Championships and can offer tutoring for anyone interested in claiming her title.

          Subjects

          • College Prep

            • ACT,
            • College Essay,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing
          • Entrance Exams

            • City & State Exams,
            • ISEE,
            • SHSAT,
            • SSAT,
            • ACT,
            • SAT Math,
            • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
            • SAT Writing,
            • TACHS,
            • Hunter College HS admissions
          • Math

            • Algebra,
            • Algebra II,
            • Calculus,
            • Elementary Math,
            • Geometry,
            • Linear Algebra,
            • Logic,
            • Math Level 1,
            • Math Level 2,
            • Pre Calculus,
            • Statistics,
            • Trigonometry
            • Art History

              • Art History
            • AP Exams

              • Art History,
              • English Literature,
              • European History,
              • U.S. History & Government,
              • World History,
              • Latin,
              • Statistics,
              • Biology,
              • Physics
            • Science

              • Biology,
              • Physical Science (Elementary),
              • Physics,
              • Physics with Calculus,
              • Psychology
            • SAT Subject Tests

              • Math Level 1,
              • Math Level 2,
              • Biology,
              • Physics,
              • Psychology
            • English

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • Reading,
              • Regents English,
              • Writing
            • History

              • European History,
              • Government and Politics,
              • Holocaust Studies,
              • Social Studies,
              • U.S. History & Government,
              • World History
            • Graduate Exams

              • GRE Prep
            • Language

              • Latin

            Isabelle grew up in New York City in a French/American family and did all her schooling at New York City schools, including the Lycée Français de New York, the Salk School of Science, and the specialized High School of American Studies at Lehman College. She holds two degrees from NYU, making Dean’s List all four years undergrad, then earning her M.A. in International Relations in 2019. Her graduate research centered around socio-historical and environmental issues in the global fashion industry.…

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            She is surprisingly accurate at lip-reading!

            Subjects

            • College Prep

              • College Essay
            • Early Childhood

              • Early Childhood Education,
              • Early Writing,
              • Early Reading
            • Early Childhood Education

              • Early Reading
            • English

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • Regents English,
              • Essay writing
            • Learning Differences

              • Executive Functioning,
              • Test Anxiety,
              • Processing Deficits
            • Language

              • French,
              • Spanish
            • History

              • Global Studies,
              • U.S. History & Government,
              • World History
            • Entrance Exams

              • SHSAT
            • AP Exams

              • U.S. History & Government,
              • World History

            A graduate of Yale University (B.A.), Johns Hopkins University (M.F.A.), and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (M.A.), Rosanna is a poet and essayist whose work appears in publications like The Harvard Review, Best New Poets, The Hopkins Review, and 32 Poems. Her teaching experience over the years ranges from one-on-one tutoring (middle school and high school students) to developing courses and teaching classrooms of up to thirty students at Johns Hopkins University and instructing various subjects at a woman's facility on…

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            Rosanna ran into Steven Spielberg at J. Crew in New Haven.

            Subjects

            • Math

              • Algebra,
              • Elementary Math
            • Entrance Exams

              • City & State Exams,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
            • College Prep

              • College Essay,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
            • English

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • Literature,
              • Reading,
              • Regents English,
              • Writing
            • AP Exams

              • English Language,
              • English Literature
            • SAT Subject Tests

              • Literature

            Dennis, who grew up in Baltimore, is a natural teacher: he has been tutoring since 8th grade. This experience pushed him intellectually and resulted in broad, diverse intellectual interests. Perhaps, as a result, Dennis had trouble deciding on a major when he started at Cornell University; he ended up graduating with three majors (history, government and philosophy) and a 3.99 GPA. He later attended Yale Law School, where he focused on business and corporate law, and completed coursework at the…

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            Dennis has two adorable cats, including one who is under the mistaken impression that he is a dog -- he even plays fetch!

            Subjects

            • College Prep

              • ACT,
              • College Essay,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
            • Math

              • Algebra,
              • Algebra II,
              • Calculus,
              • Calculus AB,
              • Elementary Math,
              • Geometry,
              • Logic,
              • Macroeconomics,
              • Math Level 1,
              • Microeconomics,
              • Pre Calculus,
              • Probability Theory,
              • Statistics,
              • Trigonometry
            • AP Exams

              • European History,
              • U.S. History & Government,
              • World History,
              • Calculus AB,
              • Macroeconomics,
              • Microeconomics,
              • Statistics
            • Entrance Exams

              • City & State Exams,
              • SHSAT,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning
            • English

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • Reading,
              • Regents English,
              • Writing
            • History

              • European History,
              • Global Studies,
              • Social Studies,
              • U.S. History & Government,
              • World History
            • Graduate Exams

              • GMAT,
              • LSAT
            • SAT Subject Tests

              • U.S. History & Government,
              • World History,
              • Math Level 1
            • Philosophy

              • Philosophy
            • Computer Science

              • Python

            Grant’s success in AP courses and standardized test scores, including a perfect 36 on the ACT and 2300 on the SAT, earned him honors at the White House in 2016 as one of 161 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the Department of Education, and led him to be sought out as a tutor while still in high school. Graduating Columbia University, he has been accepted at Harvard Law School, starting in 2 years. He plans to focus on Environmental Law, a…

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            An avid Lorde fan, Grant gave the songstress a portrait he made of her and a KC “Royals” cake (which she then posted on Instagram) when he met her in Kansas City in 2014.

            Subjects

            • College Prep

              • ACT,
              • College Essay,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
            • Entrance Exams

              • ACT,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
            • Math

              • Algebra,
              • Algebra II,
              • Elementary Math,
              • Geometry,
              • Linear Algebra,
              • Logic,
              • Pre Calculus,
              • Probability Theory,
              • Trigonometry
            • Science

              • Biology,
              • Earth Science,
              • Environmental Science,
              • Physical Science (Elementary),
              • Psychology
            • English

              • English Language,
              • Literature,
              • Reading,
              • Writing
            • AP Exams

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • U.S. History & Government,
              • Environmental Science,
              • Psychology,
              • Studio Art
            • Graduate Exams

              • GRE Prep
            • SAT Subject Tests

              • Math Level 1
            • Gender Studies

              • Queer Studies
            • History

              • Social Studies,
              • U.S. History & Government
            • Language

              • Spanish

            Kailey is a French-American, born and raised New Yorker. She attended the LFNY, until the age of thirteen when her family moved to Paris. After graduating high school with a Baccalaureat diploma and honors in Literature, Languages and Philosophy, she moved back to the states to attend Wellesley College, where she majored in English and minored in Philosophy. In college, Kailey rediscovered her loves of singing and performing. She was an active member of the Wellesley College Shakespeare Society, a…

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            Kailey speaks four languages; English, French, Spanish and Italian.

            Subjects

            • College Prep

              • College Essay,
              • College Admissions Coaching,
              • Interview Coaching
            • Early Childhood

              • Early Childhood Education
            • English

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • Reading,
              • Writing,
              • Essay writing
            • AP Exams

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • French
            • Language

              • French,
              • Italian
            • Learning Differences

              • Organization
            • Philosophy

              • Philosophy

            A cum laude graduate of Yale University, Alex is a professional composer and music director in the NY theatre scene. At Yale, he wrote three musicals and toured the world with the Whiffenpoofs, Yale's all-senior a cappella group (and the oldest a cappella group in the country), for which he managed trips to Israel, Kenya, Zanzibar and Cape Town. Alex works as a teaching artist for Disney Musicals in Schools, an arts education initiative sponsored by Disney Theatrical Group, which…

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            In fifth grade, Alex won the Boys 50 yard breaststroke event at the New Jersey Swimming 10 & Under State Championships, becoming (for a time) the fastest ten-year-old breaststroke swimmer in NJ.

            Subjects

            • College Prep

              • ACT,
              • College Essay,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
            • Entrance Exams

              • ACT,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
            • Math

              • Algebra,
              • Algebra II,
              • Elementary Math,
              • Trigonometry
            • Science

              • Biology
            • AP Exams

              • English Language,
              • European History,
              • U.S. History & Government,
              • Music Theory,
              • Biology
            • English

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • Literature,
              • Reading,
              • Writing
            • History

              • European History,
              • Social Studies,
              • U.S. History & Government

            Shakir majored in Religion and minored in Philosophy and Pure Mathematics at the University of Vermont, where he graduated in 2015. During college he worked at the UVM Writing Center as a Writing Tutor for undergraduate students in all subjects. Before starting at NYU in their Religious Studies Master of Arts program in 2018, he worked for 3 years as an Academic Coach for students with autism, executive functioning challenges and other learning differences at Mansfield Hall -- a national…

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            Shakir has toured with multiple bands playing bass guitar and trombone around the U.S., U.K., Africa and South America. He also loves to give music lessons!

            Subjects

            • Learning Differences

              • Dyslexia,
              • Executive Functioning,
              • Test Anxiety,
              • Dysgraphia,
              • ADD/ADHD,
              • Processing Deficits,
              • Dyscalculia (math),
              • Autism Spectrum Disorders,
              • Intellectual Disabilities,
              • Other Learning Disabilities
            • Math

              • Algebra,
              • Algebra II,
              • Calculus,
              • Logic,
              • Pre Calculus
            • Science

              • Chemistry,
              • Physical Science (Elementary),
              • Physics
            • College Prep

              • College Essay
            • English

              • English Language,
              • Reading,
              • Writing
            • Music

              • Music Theory
            • Philosophy

              • Philosophy,
              • Religion
            • History

              • Social Studies

            Michael, a recent graduate with honors of the University of Chicago, is now studying at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service. He serves as Director of Strategic Initiatives at Bay Ridge Center-- a nonprofit community center in Brooklyn. At age 14, he founded Points for Patriots, which he has expanded into Maroon Veterans Alliance, a nationally recognized non-profit. At UChicago, Michael served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Journal of Foreign Policy, and also served for First Lady Michelle…

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            Michael is (sadly) a lifelong New York Jets fan, and he traveled on the team plane in the 2012 season to an away game in Buffalo. Shockingly, the Jets won 27-11 that day. Coincidence?

            Subjects

            • College Prep

              • ACT,
              • College Essay,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
            • Entrance Exams

              • City & State Exams,
              • ISEE,
              • SHSAT,
              • SSAT,
              • ACT,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing,
              • TACHS
            • Math

              • Algebra,
              • Algebra II,
              • Elementary Math,
              • Geometry,
              • Math Level 1
            • AP Exams

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • European History,
              • Government and Politics,
              • U.S. History & Government,
              • World History,
              • AP Geography
            • Science

              • Biology,
              • Chemistry,
              • Psychology
            • English

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • Literature,
              • Reading,
              • Regents English,
              • Writing,
              • ESL
            • History

              • European History,
              • Global Studies,
              • Government and Politics,
              • Social Studies,
              • U.S. History & Government,
              • World History
            • SAT Subject Tests

              • Literature,
              • U.S. History & Government,
              • World History,
              • Psychology

            A New York native, Nicole attended Stuyvesant High School. After graduating from Binghamton University with a BS in Integrative Neuroscience and a minor in Comparative Literature, she scored in the 98th percentile on her MCAT. She attributes this success to a combination of invaluable help and hard work. Nicole is about to start her first year at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she currently works as a Research Technician, studying various behavioral processes. She also volunteers as a Crisis…

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            Asking Nicole if you can see some photos of her dog will make her feel like she just won the lottery!

            Subjects

            • Math

              • Algebra,
              • Algebra II,
              • Elementary Math,
              • Geometry,
              • Math Level 1,
              • Math Level 2,
              • Pre Calculus,
              • Trigonometry
            • Science

              • Biology,
              • Chemistry,
              • Physics,
              • Physics B,
              • Psychology
            • AP Exams

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • Biology,
              • Chemistry,
              • Physics,
              • Psychology
            • SAT Subject Tests

              • Literature,
              • Math Level 1,
              • Biology,
              • Chemistry,
              • Physics,
              • Psychology
            • Entrance Exams

              • City & State Exams,
              • SHSAT
            • College Prep

              • College Essay,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
            • English

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • Literature,
              • Reading,
              • Regents English,
              • Writing
            • Graduate Exams

              • MCAT
            • Language

              • Russian

            Originally from San Francisco, Justin has a Masters in dramatic literature from the Sorbonne (Paris) and an MFA in playwriting from Yale. For more than ten years, he has helped hundreds of students boost their scores as a test prep tutor (SAT/ACT, SAT/AP French) and boost their admissions prospects as a college application consultant and currently leads our popular College Essay Bootcamp. Yale, Georgetown, Vanderbilt, Boston College, and NYU are some recent admits for happy students. He has taught writing…

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            His ears are different sizes.

            Subjects

            • College Prep

              • ACT,
              • College Essay,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing,
              • College Admissions Coaching,
              • Interview Coaching
            • Entrance Exams

              • ACT,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
            • AP Exams

              • French
            • Graduate Exams

              • HSPT
            • Learning Differences

              • Test Anxiety

            Directly after graduating Brown University in 2014, with degrees in Political Science and Economics, Jordan was fortunate to work for the prestigious Boston Consulting Group. He spent two action-packed years advising Fortune 500 CEOs on their most demanding problems. After consulting, he worked as a Technical Architect at the distributed computing startup, Improbable, the first “unicorn” startup (meaning +$1B in value) in the UK. Throughout high school and college, he competed in ultimate frisbee, winning one national championship and one…

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            When he was young, Jordan had a splenectomy resulting in (no joke) 6 spleens. The same week Jordan developed this, 'House' had an episode about a patient with multiple spleens.

            Subjects

            • Math

              • Algebra,
              • Algebra II
            • College Prep

              • College Essay,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
            • Computer Science

              • Computer Science,
              • Java
            • English

              • English Language,
              • English Literature,
              • Reading,
              • Writing
            • Entrance Exams

              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing

            Ly Tran is a Vietnamese immigrant who grew up in New York City. She attended the Bronx High School of Science where she was co-founder and co-captain of an award-winning Robotics team called the Fe Maidens (Fe as in the atomic symbol for Iron). She majored in Creative Writing and Linguistics at Columbia University, graduating summa cum laude and phi beta kappa. Ly’s writing has earned her a fellowship at the MacDowell Colony, a residency at the Yaddo Artist Colony…

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            Using the International Phonetic Alphabet, Ly wrote, designed and illustrated the first book ever written in Ikota, an endangered language with no writing system, spoken in the Gabonese Republic. It was a pop-up book called How Ihiako (The Ant Who Bites) Got Its Name.

            Subjects

            • Math

              • Algebra,
              • Algebra II,
              • Elementary Math
            • Entrance Exams

              • City & State Exams,
              • ISEE,
              • SHSAT,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing,
              • Hunter College HS admissions
            • College Prep

              • College Essay,
              • SAT Math,
              • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
              • SAT Writing
              • English

                • English Language,
                • English Literature,
                • Literature,
                • Reading,
                • Regents English,
                • Writing,
                • ESL
              • AP Exams

                • English Language,
                • English Literature
              • History

                • Global Studies,
                • Social Studies,
                • World History
              • Science

                • Psychology
              • Language

                • Spanish,
                • Vietnamese

              Ayesha graduated with honors from the University of Chicago in 2016, with a double major in History and South Asian Languages and Civilizations. She speaks three languages, a fact that reflects her experiences living (and teaching!) in two countries beside the US- India and Spain. In her eight years as an educator, she has worked with students of all ages and with wide-ranging academic goals and interests. She believes that every individual has the potential to be a curious and…

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              A lifelong lover of books, Ayesha started a library out of her bedroom in the fifth grade, along with a few friends. The only card-carrying member was one of their younger siblings.

              Subjects

              • College Prep

                • ACT,
                • College Essay,
                • SAT Math,
                • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
                • SAT Writing
              • Entrance Exams

                • City & State Exams,
                • ISEE,
                • SHSAT,
                • ACT,
                • SAT Math,
                • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
                • SAT Writing
              • Math

                • Algebra,
                • Algebra II,
                • Elementary Math,
                • Linear Algebra
              • Art History

                • Art History
              • AP Exams

                • Art History,
                • English Language,
                • English Literature,
                • European History,
                • Government and Politics,
                • U.S. History & Government,
                • World History
              • Science

                • Biology
              • SAT Subject Tests

                • Literature,
                • World History,
                • Biology
              • English

                • English Language,
                • English Literature,
                • Literature,
                • Reading,
                • Regents English,
                • Writing,
                • ESL
              • History

                • European History,
                • Global Studies,
                • Government and Politics,
                • Holocaust Studies,
                • Social Studies,
                • U.S. History & Government,
                • World History
              • Language

                • Spanish,
                • Hindi

              Gill is a writer, musician and filmmaker born in New York City. He graduated with honors from NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized study, where his thesis on Storytelling and the World Narrative was published in NYU’s research journal. He developed a holistic approach to education, studying across multiple disciplines, from playwriting at Tisch to business courses at Stern, to Gallatin’s own the Art of Play in Therapy. Tutoring the past two years, he has developed a unique framework for each…

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              While directing his first documentary feature film Gill lived with and trained under five world champion Beatboxers in Brooklyn. Gill is now a professional beatboxer himself, performing at venues around the city and teaching the art-form to a younger generation.

              Subjects

              • College Prep

                • College Essay,
                • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
                • SAT Writing
              • English

                • English Language,
                • English Literature,
                • Literature,
                • Reading,
                • Regents English,
                • Writing
              • AP Exams

                • English Language,
                • English Literature,
                • Psychology,
                • Studio Art,
                • Photoshop
              • Learning Differences

                • Executive Functioning,
                • Test Anxiety
              • History

                • Government and Politics,
                • Social Studies,
                • U.S. History & Government
              • Computer Science

                • Photoshop
              • Science

                • Psychology
              • Entrance Exams

                • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
                • SAT Writing

              After attending Saint Ann’s in Brooklyn, Nick graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 2016, where he studied fine art, literature, and foreign languages. He served as a peer French tutor for the Yale Center for Language and also volunteered to tutor inmates at Connecticut Youth Prison. Since graduating, Nick has worked as a studio assistant for renowned artists and completed art residencies in London and Berlin. As a tutor, he helps a wide variety of learners of every…

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              When not tutoring, Nick can be found painting in his studio, reading German poetry, or eating canned sardines.

              Subjects

              • Art History

                • Art History
              • AP Exams

                • Art History,
                • English Language,
                • English Literature,
                • U.S. History & Government,
                • French,
                • Studio Art
              • College Prep

                • College Essay,
                • SAT Math,
                • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
                • SAT Writing
              • English

                • English Language,
                • English Literature,
                • Literature,
                • Writing
              • Language

                • French,
                • German
              • SAT Subject Tests

                • U.S. History & Government,
                • French,
                • German
              • Entrance Exams

                • SAT Math,
                • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
                • SAT Writing
              • History

                • U.S. History & Government

              Nora has grown up in New York City and has been in education for 8 years. After graduating from Bank Street College of Education with a masters of science in general/special childhood education, she started as a classroom special education teacher and now is a student support coordinator at a charter school in the Bronx. As part of her role, Nora oversees, supports and navigates the special education process for families K-8. Nora has a lot of expertise in reading…

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              In a previous life, Nora did musical theater!

              Subjects

              • Learning Differences

                • Dyslexia,
                • Executive Functioning,
                • Test Anxiety,
                • Dysgraphia,
                • ADD/ADHD,
                • Processing Deficits,
                • Autism Spectrum Disorders,
                • Intellectual Disabilities,
                • Other Learning Disabilities
              • College Prep

                • College Essay
              • Early Childhood

                • Early Childhood Education
              • Math

                • Elementary Math
              • English

                • English Language,
                • Reading,
                • Writing,
                • ESL