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A New York City native, Charlie is a graduate of Hunter College High School and Yale University (B.A. American Studies ’17). For the past several years he has both tutored and taught privately at non-profits throughout the city. While at Hunter, Charlie developed a love for learning in a rigorous academic culture, as well as an awareness of how the challenges of such a high-pressure environment can become stifling. This sparked the beginning of Charlie’s educational career, tutoring peers as…

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Charlie, named after famed basketball player Charles Barkley, hosts the educational children’s game show podcast ExtraBLURT! and also hosts a monthly variety show in Bushwick.

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,
    • Calculus,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Logic,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Probability Theory,
    • Statistics,
    • Trigonometry
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • Science

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Government and Politics,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC
  • English

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

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

    • Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

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

  • 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,
    • Trigonometry
  • English

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • French,
    • German
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies

Skye Bork is a sophomore at Columbia University studying Mathematics and Economics. Originally from Washington, DC, she has studied abroad in Tokyo, Japan. Skye has maintained an over 4.0 GPA average while at Columbia and has been named to the Dean's List every semester. She was nominated for the Wallace Gray Prize in Literature Humanities for an essay on her favorite author, Jane Austen. She is the Vice President of her class two years running, and is an avid ballet…

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Skye loves skiing and is a member of Columbia's ski team!

Subjects

  • AP Exams

    • English Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • Japanese,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Macroeconomics,
    • Microeconomics
  • College Prep

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

    • Japanese
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Japanese,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2
  • English

    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

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

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 math and teaching effective test-taking strategies. As an alumna, she interviews…

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

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,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Microeconomics
  • English

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Microeconomics
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

As a first generation college student, Jaclyn graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and a specialization in Disability Studies after receiving the Police and Fire Full-Tuition Scholarship. After graduation, Jaclyn joined the Teach For America Corps to continue her passion for helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She is currently a special education teacher at South Bronx Preparatory, a 6th-12th grade school achieving a 92% graduation rate in 2018 compared to…

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When she’s not teaching or tutoring, Jaclyn enjoys taking boxing and hot yoga classes!

Subjects

  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • College Essay
  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • ISEE,
    • ACT
  • Learning Differences

    • Executive Functioning,
    • Test Anxiety,
    • ADD/ADHD,
    • Processing Deficits
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II
  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • English

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • History

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

Lily recently graduated Cum Laude from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in History. In college, she worked to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence on campus and in the local community. In high school on Long Island, she was named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist, AP Scholar with Distinction, and an Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalist for her investigation of the impact of incentives on decision-making in ambiguous circumstances. She has worked as an educator at the elementary and…

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Lily has two cats, both named Dylan!

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

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

    • Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • College Prep

    • College Essay
  • English

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

    • European History,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

  • 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
  • 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

With interdisciplinary interests, Stephanie graduated with a double major in English and environmental science from Barnard College of Columbia University. As an undergraduate, Stephanie was awarded a research grant by the National Science Foundation to work alongside Columbia's top scientists to investigate the relationship between invasive beetle species and climate change in the Northwestern U.S. Though fascinated by beetles, Stephanie also found an intellectual niche in the works of twentieth century literary theorists and existentialist writers, and wrote her two…

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Stephanie is a Seinfeld enthusiast and dressed up as George Costanza for her middle school Halloween dance.

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

    • Test Anxiety,
    • Dysgraphia,
    • ADD/ADHD,
    • Processing Deficits
  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • English

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Psychology
  • Graduate Exams

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

    • SAT Writing

Born and raised in Indianapolis, Maya is a proud Midwesterner who graduated as Valedictorian from her high school with an International Baccalaureate diploma. She went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from Yale University, double-majoring in Environmental Studies and African-American Studies. As a student employee at the Yale Peabody Museum’s Education Department and dedicated facilitator of many political education circles on campus, Maya has worked to foster collaborative learning environments. She believes in the power of holistic education, hoping to…

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Bizarrely, Maya learned to whistle when she was 6 months old. Legend has it that her grandfather would hold her and whistle, and one day she whistled right back!

Subjects

  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • English

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • French,
    • Environmental Science
  • Language

    • French
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • History

    • 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

Gabriel is a second year undergraduate student at the New School simultaneously pursuing a BA in English literature and a BFA in Jazz performance. Starting in high school, he has accrued significant experience as a teacher, including four years as a tutor and teaching assistant for Gustavo Dudamel's Youth Orchestras of Los Angeles. He has developed curriculum for and taught courses in English, creative writing, speech and debate, as well as music, both in the U.S. and Shanghai. He performed…

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When he’s not studying or practicing music, Gabriel loves to cook!

Subjects

  • College Prep

    • College Essay,
    • SAT Writing
  • English

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Music Theory
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Writing

Michael, a recent graduate with honors of the University of Chicago, will matriculate to the NYU Wagner School of Public Service in the fall of 2019. He serves as Legislative Liaison at Bunker Labs, a national non-profit that empowers veteran entrepreneurs to start their own businesses. 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,…

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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

  • English

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

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

    • Psychology
  • College Prep

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing

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
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

A New York City native, Charlie is a graduate of Hunter College High School and Yale University (B.A. American Studies ’17). For the past several years he has both tutored and taught privately at non-profits throughout the city. While at Hunter, Charlie developed a love for learning in a rigorous academic culture, as well as an awareness of how the challenges of such a high-pressure environment can become stifling. This sparked the beginning of Charlie’s educational career, tutoring peers as…

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Charlie, named after famed basketball player Charles Barkley, hosts the educational children’s game show podcast ExtraBLURT! and also hosts a monthly variety show in Bushwick.

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,
    • Calculus,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Logic,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Probability Theory,
    • Statistics,
    • Trigonometry
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • Science

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Government and Politics,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC
  • English

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

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

    • Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

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

  • 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,
    • Trigonometry
  • English

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • French,
    • German
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies

Skye Bork is a sophomore at Columbia University studying Mathematics and Economics. Originally from Washington, DC, she has studied abroad in Tokyo, Japan. Skye has maintained an over 4.0 GPA average while at Columbia and has been named to the Dean's List every semester. She was nominated for the Wallace Gray Prize in Literature Humanities for an essay on her favorite author, Jane Austen. She is the Vice President of her class two years running, and is an avid ballet…

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Skye loves skiing and is a member of Columbia's ski team!

Subjects

  • AP Exams

    • English Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • Japanese,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Macroeconomics,
    • Microeconomics
  • College Prep

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

    • Japanese
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Japanese,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2
  • English

    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

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

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 math and teaching effective test-taking strategies. As an alumna, she interviews…

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

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,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Microeconomics
  • English

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Microeconomics
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

As a first generation college student, Jaclyn graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and a specialization in Disability Studies after receiving the Police and Fire Full-Tuition Scholarship. After graduation, Jaclyn joined the Teach For America Corps to continue her passion for helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She is currently a special education teacher at South Bronx Preparatory, a 6th-12th grade school achieving a 92% graduation rate in 2018 compared to…

Read More

When she’s not teaching or tutoring, Jaclyn enjoys taking boxing and hot yoga classes!

Subjects

  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • College Essay
  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • ISEE,
    • ACT
  • Learning Differences

    • Executive Functioning,
    • Test Anxiety,
    • ADD/ADHD,
    • Processing Deficits
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II
  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • English

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • History

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

Lily recently graduated Cum Laude from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in History. In college, she worked to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence on campus and in the local community. In high school on Long Island, she was named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist, AP Scholar with Distinction, and an Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalist for her investigation of the impact of incentives on decision-making in ambiguous circumstances. She has worked as an educator at the elementary and…

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Lily has two cats, both named Dylan!

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

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

    • Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • College Prep

    • College Essay
  • English

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

    • European History,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

  • 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
  • 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

With interdisciplinary interests, Stephanie graduated with a double major in English and environmental science from Barnard College of Columbia University. As an undergraduate, Stephanie was awarded a research grant by the National Science Foundation to work alongside Columbia's top scientists to investigate the relationship between invasive beetle species and climate change in the Northwestern U.S. Though fascinated by beetles, Stephanie also found an intellectual niche in the works of twentieth century literary theorists and existentialist writers, and wrote her two…

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Stephanie is a Seinfeld enthusiast and dressed up as George Costanza for her middle school Halloween dance.

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

    • Test Anxiety,
    • Dysgraphia,
    • ADD/ADHD,
    • Processing Deficits
  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • English

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Psychology
  • Graduate Exams

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

    • SAT Writing

Born and raised in Indianapolis, Maya is a proud Midwesterner who graduated as Valedictorian from her high school with an International Baccalaureate diploma. She went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from Yale University, double-majoring in Environmental Studies and African-American Studies. As a student employee at the Yale Peabody Museum’s Education Department and dedicated facilitator of many political education circles on campus, Maya has worked to foster collaborative learning environments. She believes in the power of holistic education, hoping to…

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Bizarrely, Maya learned to whistle when she was 6 months old. Legend has it that her grandfather would hold her and whistle, and one day she whistled right back!

Subjects

  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • English

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • French,
    • Environmental Science
  • Language

    • French
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • History

    • 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

Gabriel is a second year undergraduate student at the New School simultaneously pursuing a BA in English literature and a BFA in Jazz performance. Starting in high school, he has accrued significant experience as a teacher, including four years as a tutor and teaching assistant for Gustavo Dudamel's Youth Orchestras of Los Angeles. He has developed curriculum for and taught courses in English, creative writing, speech and debate, as well as music, both in the U.S. and Shanghai. He performed…

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When he’s not studying or practicing music, Gabriel loves to cook!

Subjects

  • College Prep

    • College Essay,
    • SAT Writing
  • English

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Music Theory
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Writing

Michael, a recent graduate with honors of the University of Chicago, will matriculate to the NYU Wagner School of Public Service in the fall of 2019. He serves as Legislative Liaison at Bunker Labs, a national non-profit that empowers veteran entrepreneurs to start their own businesses. 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,…

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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

  • English

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

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

    • Psychology
  • College Prep

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing

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
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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