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After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011 with a B.A. in Political Science, Syd pursued public policy research as a German Academic Exchange (DAAD) Scholar and Transatlantic Fellow in Berlin from 2011-2014, before completing a dual-degree masters in Urban Policy at the Paris Institute for Political Studies and the London School of Economics from 2015-2016. Syd’s background in social, racial and eco-justice policy-based work laid a foundational bedrock for his creative interests. Syd started his…

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When Syd isn’t tutoring, you can find him teaching amateur boxing, a sport he picked up while living in Germany!

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Trigonometry
  • AP Exams

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • History

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

    • French,
    • German
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies

Anna is a 4th year medical student at Mount Sinai, applying into Psychiatry. She graduated from Yale in 2014, with a B.S. in Psychology and extensive experience in public health and community psychology. Anna took the MCAT during her senior year and scored in the 99th percentile. Between college and medical school, Anna worked at a Denver startup developing online mental health resources. Anna started tutoring in high school and has been actively involved in mentoring and education initiatives ever…

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Anna loves to dance! In college, she was a member of Konjo, Yale’s West African dance troupe.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math
  • AP Exams

    • Biology,
    • Psychology
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Biology

Charles has a somewhat unusual but uniquely qualified background for a tutor. Armed with a BFA degree in Drama from The Juilliard School, Charles didn't have much of a math background and had never taken the SAT or ACT before he decided to pursue a business degree and was forced to confront his test-taking nerves by studying for the GMAT. After endless hours on the math portion of Khan Academy, Charles scored in the 96th Percentile and is now an…

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As an actor, Charles has appeared in over twenty television shows and films as well as over a dozen plays on Broadway and off. Some of his favorites include playing Captain Rockland in Season 2 of House of Cards and Antonio in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare in the Park.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Pre Calculus
  • Graduate Exams

    • GMAT,
    • GRE Prep

Mark graduated Cum Laude from Duke University’s Engineering School with a double major Electrical/Biomedical Engineering degree and a minor in French; then graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Tulane Graduate School of Science and Engineering, where he earned two Masters in Engineering (Biomedical and Electrical), plus an “ABD” (all but dissertation) towards a PhD in Robotics Engineering. Mark began his career designing robots for factory automation with a specialty in computer vision with Texas Instruments. Subsequently, Mark graduated Summa Cum…

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Mark builds his own super computers from scratch and is a self-taught pianist.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT,
    • ACT,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physical Science (Elementary),
    • Physics,
    • Physics B,
    • Physics C,
    • Physics with Calculus,
    • Organic Chemistry
  • AP Exams

    • Computer Science,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Statistics,
    • Biology,
    • Physics
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • Computer Science,
    • Python
  • Graduate Exams

    • GMAT,
    • GRE Prep

A cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (B.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics) and Phillips Academy Andover, Esther is a theatre director working in new play development. She is a patient, enthusiastic tutor committed to tackling her student's most challenging subjects and building their confidence levels. After seeing her own standardized test scores sky-rocket from great tutoring, Esther is especially passionate about tutoring SAT, SSAT and SHSAT, and teaching effective test-taking strategies. In her free time, Esther can…

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Esther has seen over 50 Broadway shows. Ask her how to get the cheapest tickets!

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Microeconomics
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Microeconomics
  • English

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

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

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French,
    • Spanish

A Columbia University John Jay Scholar, Arias graduated with a BA in 2013 and worked four years in a youth-centered arts nonprofit before venturing to graduate school to study psychology at Hunter College. Arias began tutoring at a young age, volunteering as a peer-mentor in the 7th grade to a 4th grade student. In college, she was the “editor in residence” on her floor, helping her peers with everything from 101-level papers to grad school applications (one friend who came…

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Arias studied ancient court music in Japan - her instrument is the ryuteki, or, “dragon flute.”

Subjects

  • Art History

    • Art History
  • College Prep

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

    • Elementary Math,
    • Statistics
  • English

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy
  • Science

    • Psychology
  • Entrance Exams

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

    • Social Studies

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. Currently Teresa is a PhD candidate in Developmental Psychology at Teachers College Columbia, where she is focusing on the social and neurocognitive processes of learning. She has helped countless students find success in everything from learning how to…

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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

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • 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

    • 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
  • College Prep

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

    • English Language,
    • Literature,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing,
    • ESL
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Spanish,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2
  • History

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

    • Spanish

Alex has a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University where he played NCAA Division I Water Polo. He minored in “Planets and Life” and has done field biology in Bermuda, Costa Rica, and South Africa. He has taught 7th Grade Science at Phoenix Country Day School and volunteered in a middle school in Alta, Utah, helping 5th - 8th graders with their labs. His favorite part of teaching is the opportunity to learn about each individual and…

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While living in a National Park in Costa Rica, he was rudely awoken by a scorpion pinching and stinging him!

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Environmental Science,
    • Physical Science (Elementary)
  • AP Exams

    • Biology,
    • Environmental Science

Jenna is a PhD candidate in mathematics at NYU. She recently graduated from Yale University, where she double majored in mathematics and philosophy. As an undergraduate, she cofounded a student group that works to alleviate barriers to access in STEM fields at Yale. As a tutor, she seeks to create a supportive and comfortable environment for students to flourish. Math can be a daunting subject for many; Jenna assists students by presenting mathematical ideas in an approachable and intuitive way.…

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Sophomore year of college, Jenna and her roommates ran a bakery out of their dorm."

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Calculus,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Trigonometry
  • AP Exams

    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

Raphael is a filmmaker, writer and animator. 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 Orleans and provided interpreting, translation and counseling services to Spanish-speaking families at the NOLA…

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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

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • Literature,
    • Writing,
    • ESL
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • History

    • Social Studies

Portia is a writer, filmmaker and graphic designer. 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 Regents and the SAT/ACTs. Her…

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Calculus,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Logic,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Statistics
  • AP Exams

    • Art History,
    • European History,
    • Latin,
    • Statistics,
    • Biology,
    • Physics
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • Science

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

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Biology,
    • Physics
  • Entrance Exams

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

    • European History
  • Language

    • Latin

Louisa graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Political Science with a focus on Latin American politics. She studied abroad twice, in Argentina and in Cuba, where she honed her Spanish speaking skills. After college, Louisa pursued her lifelong dream of teaching elementary school at a charter school in Washington, DC, where she grew up. After teaching 3 years there, she moved to New York City to earn a master’s degree in Childhood…

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Louisa wrote a letter to Miss Manners when she was eight. She wanted to know if she needed to say, “Excuse me” when she burped silently. Miss Manners responded and published her letter in the newspaper.

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

    • Dyslexia,
    • Executive Functioning,
    • Test Anxiety,
    • Dysgraphia,
    • ADD/ADHD,
    • Processing Deficits,
    • Dyscalculia (math)
  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams
  • Math

    • Elementary Math
  • English

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

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

    • Spanish

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
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

  • Math

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

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

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

    • College Essay,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning
  • Graduate Exams

    • GMAT
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • Philosophy
  • Computer Science

    • Python
  • English

    • Reading,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing
  • History

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

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. Now a senior at Columbia University, he has been accepted at Harvard Law School, starting in 2 years. He plans to focus on…

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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

  • Entrance Exams

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

    • ACT,
    • College Essay,
    • 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,
    • Psychology
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Environmental Science,
    • Psychology,
    • Studio Art
  • English

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

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies
  • Language

    • Spanish

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

  • Entrance Exams

    • ACT,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • College Essay,
    • 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

Eri (nickname for Erica), a very friendly certified special educator, is experienced as both a lead classroom teacher and as a one-on-one tutor for over 5 years. Before earning her B.A. in Psychology from Brown where she worked as a teaching assistant, then her M.A. in Special Education from Teachers College at Columbia University, Eri attended high school at Friends Seminary in Manhattan. Always a bit of a geek, she scored 800 on both the SAT Math section and the…

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Eri is fluent in reading and writing backwards, which might come in handy someday.

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,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Statistics,
    • Trigonometry
  • Graduate Exams

    • GRE Prep
  • Entrance Exams

    • ISEE,
    • SSAT,
    • SAT Math
  • AP Exams

    • Statistics,
    • Psychology
  • College Prep

    • SAT Math

Nathan is a third culture kid: he grew up in France, with an American mother, a French father and a German nanny. After completing his scientific baccalaureate with honors, he completed a highly selective, multidisciplinary humanities program widely regarded as the most difficult in France, studying French, English, German, modern and classical literature, Latin and ancient Greek, history, geography, and drama at Bachelor level. He then graduated from the Sorbonne in Paris with a Bachelor in Languages and Humanities, majoring…

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Nathan is an accomplished ballet dancer, who has performed in multiple contemporary pieces in Paris and New York.

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Earth Science,
    • Physics
  • AP Exams

    • World History,
    • French,
    • German,
    • Latin,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature,
    • World History,
    • French,
    • German,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • Language

    • French,
    • German,
    • Latin
  • Geography

    • Geography
  • History

    • Global Studies,
    • Social Studies,
    • World History
  • English

    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT

A New York native, Nicole attended Stuyvesant High School and currently works as a Research Technician at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she studies various behavioral processes. She recently graduated from Binghamton University with a BS in Integrative Neuroscience and a minor in Comparative Literature. Nicole recently scored in the 98th percentile on her MCAT and attributes this success to a combination of invaluable help and hard work. Her approach to teaching, which she developed using years of…

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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,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Trigonometry
  • Science

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

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

    • Literature,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • 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
  • Language

    • Russian

Yoav moved to New York for Columbia Journalism School, and now writes freelance, yet loves math and science He has always enjoyed helping students understand a diverse array of new subjects and solve problems. Before journalism, he worked as an aide to members of the Israeli parliament, and in other teaching and research positions. At Tel Aviv University he majored in economics, graduating near the top of his class, and also studied accounting, philosophy and cognitive sciences. He spent a…

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Yoav wrote a paper in game theory (economics) analyzing dating strategies. He is also a speechwriter, in two languages.

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Calculus,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Logic,
    • Macroeconomics,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Microeconomics,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Statistics,
    • Trigonometry
  • AP Exams

    • Art History,
    • English Literature,
    • European History,
    • Government and Politics,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Macroeconomics,
    • Microeconomics,
    • Statistics,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • Science

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

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

    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Writing
  • History

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

    • Geography
  • Language

    • Hebrew
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy

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,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

    • College Essay,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

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

    • Psychology
  • Language

    • Spanish,
    • Vietnamese

After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011 with a B.A. in Political Science, Syd pursued public policy research as a German Academic Exchange (DAAD) Scholar and Transatlantic Fellow in Berlin from 2011-2014, before completing a dual-degree masters in Urban Policy at the Paris Institute for Political Studies and the London School of Economics from 2015-2016. Syd’s background in social, racial and eco-justice policy-based work laid a foundational bedrock for his creative interests. Syd started his…

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When Syd isn’t tutoring, you can find him teaching amateur boxing, a sport he picked up while living in Germany!

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Trigonometry
  • AP Exams

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • History

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

    • French,
    • German
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies

Anna is a 4th year medical student at Mount Sinai, applying into Psychiatry. She graduated from Yale in 2014, with a B.S. in Psychology and extensive experience in public health and community psychology. Anna took the MCAT during her senior year and scored in the 99th percentile. Between college and medical school, Anna worked at a Denver startup developing online mental health resources. Anna started tutoring in high school and has been actively involved in mentoring and education initiatives ever…

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Anna loves to dance! In college, she was a member of Konjo, Yale’s West African dance troupe.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math
  • AP Exams

    • Biology,
    • Psychology
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Biology

Charles has a somewhat unusual but uniquely qualified background for a tutor. Armed with a BFA degree in Drama from The Juilliard School, Charles didn't have much of a math background and had never taken the SAT or ACT before he decided to pursue a business degree and was forced to confront his test-taking nerves by studying for the GMAT. After endless hours on the math portion of Khan Academy, Charles scored in the 96th Percentile and is now an…

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As an actor, Charles has appeared in over twenty television shows and films as well as over a dozen plays on Broadway and off. Some of his favorites include playing Captain Rockland in Season 2 of House of Cards and Antonio in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare in the Park.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Pre Calculus
  • Graduate Exams

    • GMAT,
    • GRE Prep

Mark graduated Cum Laude from Duke University’s Engineering School with a double major Electrical/Biomedical Engineering degree and a minor in French; then graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Tulane Graduate School of Science and Engineering, where he earned two Masters in Engineering (Biomedical and Electrical), plus an “ABD” (all but dissertation) towards a PhD in Robotics Engineering. Mark began his career designing robots for factory automation with a specialty in computer vision with Texas Instruments. Subsequently, Mark graduated Summa Cum…

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Mark builds his own super computers from scratch and is a self-taught pianist.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT,
    • ACT,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physical Science (Elementary),
    • Physics,
    • Physics B,
    • Physics C,
    • Physics with Calculus,
    • Organic Chemistry
  • AP Exams

    • Computer Science,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Statistics,
    • Biology,
    • Physics
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • Computer Science,
    • Python
  • Graduate Exams

    • GMAT,
    • GRE Prep

A cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (B.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics) and Phillips Academy Andover, Esther is a theatre director working in new play development. She is a patient, enthusiastic tutor committed to tackling her student's most challenging subjects and building their confidence levels. After seeing her own standardized test scores sky-rocket from great tutoring, Esther is especially passionate about tutoring SAT, SSAT and SHSAT, and teaching effective test-taking strategies. In her free time, Esther can…

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Esther has seen over 50 Broadway shows. Ask her how to get the cheapest tickets!

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Microeconomics
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Microeconomics
  • English

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

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

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French,
    • Spanish

A Columbia University John Jay Scholar, Arias graduated with a BA in 2013 and worked four years in a youth-centered arts nonprofit before venturing to graduate school to study psychology at Hunter College. Arias began tutoring at a young age, volunteering as a peer-mentor in the 7th grade to a 4th grade student. In college, she was the “editor in residence” on her floor, helping her peers with everything from 101-level papers to grad school applications (one friend who came…

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Arias studied ancient court music in Japan - her instrument is the ryuteki, or, “dragon flute.”

Subjects

  • Art History

    • Art History
  • College Prep

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

    • Elementary Math,
    • Statistics
  • English

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy
  • Science

    • Psychology
  • Entrance Exams

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

    • Social Studies

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. Currently Teresa is a PhD candidate in Developmental Psychology at Teachers College Columbia, where she is focusing on the social and neurocognitive processes of learning. She has helped countless students find success in everything from learning how to…

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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

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • 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

    • 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
  • College Prep

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

    • English Language,
    • Literature,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing,
    • ESL
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Spanish,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2
  • History

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

    • Spanish

Alex has a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University where he played NCAA Division I Water Polo. He minored in “Planets and Life” and has done field biology in Bermuda, Costa Rica, and South Africa. He has taught 7th Grade Science at Phoenix Country Day School and volunteered in a middle school in Alta, Utah, helping 5th - 8th graders with their labs. His favorite part of teaching is the opportunity to learn about each individual and…

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While living in a National Park in Costa Rica, he was rudely awoken by a scorpion pinching and stinging him!

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Environmental Science,
    • Physical Science (Elementary)
  • AP Exams

    • Biology,
    • Environmental Science

Jenna is a PhD candidate in mathematics at NYU. She recently graduated from Yale University, where she double majored in mathematics and philosophy. As an undergraduate, she cofounded a student group that works to alleviate barriers to access in STEM fields at Yale. As a tutor, she seeks to create a supportive and comfortable environment for students to flourish. Math can be a daunting subject for many; Jenna assists students by presenting mathematical ideas in an approachable and intuitive way.…

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Sophomore year of college, Jenna and her roommates ran a bakery out of their dorm."

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Calculus,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Trigonometry
  • AP Exams

    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

Raphael is a filmmaker, writer and animator. 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 Orleans and provided interpreting, translation and counseling services to Spanish-speaking families at the NOLA…

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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

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • Literature,
    • Writing,
    • ESL
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • History

    • Social Studies

Portia is a writer, filmmaker and graphic designer. 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 Regents and the SAT/ACTs. Her…

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Calculus,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Logic,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Statistics
  • AP Exams

    • Art History,
    • European History,
    • Latin,
    • Statistics,
    • Biology,
    • Physics
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • Science

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

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Biology,
    • Physics
  • Entrance Exams

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

    • European History
  • Language

    • Latin

Louisa graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Political Science with a focus on Latin American politics. She studied abroad twice, in Argentina and in Cuba, where she honed her Spanish speaking skills. After college, Louisa pursued her lifelong dream of teaching elementary school at a charter school in Washington, DC, where she grew up. After teaching 3 years there, she moved to New York City to earn a master’s degree in Childhood…

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Louisa wrote a letter to Miss Manners when she was eight. She wanted to know if she needed to say, “Excuse me” when she burped silently. Miss Manners responded and published her letter in the newspaper.

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

    • Dyslexia,
    • Executive Functioning,
    • Test Anxiety,
    • Dysgraphia,
    • ADD/ADHD,
    • Processing Deficits,
    • Dyscalculia (math)
  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams
  • Math

    • Elementary Math
  • English

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

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

    • Spanish

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
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

  • Math

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

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

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

    • College Essay,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning
  • Graduate Exams

    • GMAT
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • Philosophy
  • Computer Science

    • Python
  • English

    • Reading,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing
  • History

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

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. Now a senior at Columbia University, he has been accepted at Harvard Law School, starting in 2 years. He plans to focus on…

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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

  • Entrance Exams

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

    • ACT,
    • College Essay,
    • 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,
    • Psychology
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Environmental Science,
    • Psychology,
    • Studio Art
  • English

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

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies
  • Language

    • Spanish

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

  • Entrance Exams

    • ACT,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • College Essay,
    • 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

Eri (nickname for Erica), a very friendly certified special educator, is experienced as both a lead classroom teacher and as a one-on-one tutor for over 5 years. Before earning her B.A. in Psychology from Brown where she worked as a teaching assistant, then her M.A. in Special Education from Teachers College at Columbia University, Eri attended high school at Friends Seminary in Manhattan. Always a bit of a geek, she scored 800 on both the SAT Math section and the…

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Eri is fluent in reading and writing backwards, which might come in handy someday.

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,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Statistics,
    • Trigonometry
  • Graduate Exams

    • GRE Prep
  • Entrance Exams

    • ISEE,
    • SSAT,
    • SAT Math
  • AP Exams

    • Statistics,
    • Psychology
  • College Prep

    • SAT Math

Nathan is a third culture kid: he grew up in France, with an American mother, a French father and a German nanny. After completing his scientific baccalaureate with honors, he completed a highly selective, multidisciplinary humanities program widely regarded as the most difficult in France, studying French, English, German, modern and classical literature, Latin and ancient Greek, history, geography, and drama at Bachelor level. He then graduated from the Sorbonne in Paris with a Bachelor in Languages and Humanities, majoring…

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Nathan is an accomplished ballet dancer, who has performed in multiple contemporary pieces in Paris and New York.

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Earth Science,
    • Physics
  • AP Exams

    • World History,
    • French,
    • German,
    • Latin,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature,
    • World History,
    • French,
    • German,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • Language

    • French,
    • German,
    • Latin
  • Geography

    • Geography
  • History

    • Global Studies,
    • Social Studies,
    • World History
  • English

    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT

A New York native, Nicole attended Stuyvesant High School and currently works as a Research Technician at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she studies various behavioral processes. She recently graduated from Binghamton University with a BS in Integrative Neuroscience and a minor in Comparative Literature. Nicole recently scored in the 98th percentile on her MCAT and attributes this success to a combination of invaluable help and hard work. Her approach to teaching, which she developed using years of…

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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,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Trigonometry
  • Science

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

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

    • Literature,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • 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
  • Language

    • Russian

Yoav moved to New York for Columbia Journalism School, and now writes freelance, yet loves math and science He has always enjoyed helping students understand a diverse array of new subjects and solve problems. Before journalism, he worked as an aide to members of the Israeli parliament, and in other teaching and research positions. At Tel Aviv University he majored in economics, graduating near the top of his class, and also studied accounting, philosophy and cognitive sciences. He spent a…

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Yoav wrote a paper in game theory (economics) analyzing dating strategies. He is also a speechwriter, in two languages.

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Calculus,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Logic,
    • Macroeconomics,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Microeconomics,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Statistics,
    • Trigonometry
  • AP Exams

    • Art History,
    • English Literature,
    • European History,
    • Government and Politics,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Macroeconomics,
    • Microeconomics,
    • Statistics,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • Science

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

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

    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Writing
  • History

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

    • Geography
  • Language

    • Hebrew
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy

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,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

    • College Essay,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

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

    • Psychology
  • Language

    • Spanish,
    • Vietnamese