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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

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

    • 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

  • 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

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

Cara has over a decade of experience helping children with dyslexia and language-based learning differences learn to read and comprehend to their potential. She is passionate about supporting students and their parents as they move from academic overwhelm to calm empowerment. As the Executive Director of Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes, an intensive reading remediation clinic, Cara designed and implemented differentiated instruction plans, performed four-hour diagnostic evaluations, and presented lectures and case studies at education conferences and top neuropsychology clinics in NYC.…

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Cara is working on publishing her first children's book

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature

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

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

Subjects

  • 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

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science,
    • Psychology
  • English

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

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

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies
  • Language

    • Spanish

Appointed by Teach for America, Divya teaches special education at South Bronx Preparatory High School. She is a graduate of Baruch College, CUNY with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Psychology Honors Society, Psi Chi) and is currently pursuing a master's degree in Special Education for Adolescents, Grades 7-12 and Generalist Grades 5-9 at Relay Graduate School of Education (formerly part of Hunter College). She has tutored extensively for three years at Kumon Tutoring Center specializing in writing and reading…

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Divya owns a salon with her family and gets to express her artistic side with elaborate henna designs.

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

    • Algebra,
    • Geometry
  • History

    • Global Studies,
    • U.S. History & Government
  • English

    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

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

    • College Essay
  • English

    • English Language,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Music

    • Music Theory
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy,
    • Religion
  • History

    • Social Studies

Michael, a recent graduate with honors of the University of Chicago, 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

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

Nora will enter her 6th year of teaching this fall, continuing as a first grade special education teacher at a progressive charter school in the Bronx. After graduating from Bank Street College of Education with a masters of science in general/special childhood education, she started her career in a progressive pre-school that focuses on the whole child, providing fundamental skills to help kids be successful socially and in school. She also taught third and fourth graders with communication-based disorders at…

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When Nora was in high school, Ivy League Tutors' founder, Lisa Speransky, was her tutor."

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • ISEE
  • Learning Differences

    • Dyslexia,
    • Executive Functioning,
    • Dysgraphia,
    • Processing Deficits
  • English

    • Reading

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

Mariah graduated from Yale University in 2016 with a degree in fine arts, and has worked as a graphic designer since then. However, hoping to make a bigger impact in the lives of others, she recently decided to go back to school for clinical psychology at Hunter College. Her background in caring for and seeking to understand others makes her an attentive, patient, and nurturing tutor. She has years of experience tutoring one-on-one, as well as teaching her own curriculum…

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Mariah once made 450 paintings and drawings in four weeks as part of an intensive studio art program. The largest were roughly six feet tall and four feet wide.

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry
  • English

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

    • English Language
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • Physical Science (Elementary),
    • Psychology
  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • 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

  • 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

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

Cara has over a decade of experience helping children with dyslexia and language-based learning differences learn to read and comprehend to their potential. She is passionate about supporting students and their parents as they move from academic overwhelm to calm empowerment. As the Executive Director of Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes, an intensive reading remediation clinic, Cara designed and implemented differentiated instruction plans, performed four-hour diagnostic evaluations, and presented lectures and case studies at education conferences and top neuropsychology clinics in NYC.…

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Cara is working on publishing her first children's book

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature

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

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

Subjects

  • 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

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science,
    • Psychology
  • English

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

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

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies
  • Language

    • Spanish

Appointed by Teach for America, Divya teaches special education at South Bronx Preparatory High School. She is a graduate of Baruch College, CUNY with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Psychology Honors Society, Psi Chi) and is currently pursuing a master's degree in Special Education for Adolescents, Grades 7-12 and Generalist Grades 5-9 at Relay Graduate School of Education (formerly part of Hunter College). She has tutored extensively for three years at Kumon Tutoring Center specializing in writing and reading…

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Divya owns a salon with her family and gets to express her artistic side with elaborate henna designs.

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

    • Algebra,
    • Geometry
  • History

    • Global Studies,
    • U.S. History & Government
  • English

    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

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

    • College Essay
  • English

    • English Language,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Music

    • Music Theory
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy,
    • Religion
  • History

    • Social Studies

Michael, a recent graduate with honors of the University of Chicago, 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

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

Nora will enter her 6th year of teaching this fall, continuing as a first grade special education teacher at a progressive charter school in the Bronx. After graduating from Bank Street College of Education with a masters of science in general/special childhood education, she started her career in a progressive pre-school that focuses on the whole child, providing fundamental skills to help kids be successful socially and in school. She also taught third and fourth graders with communication-based disorders at…

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When Nora was in high school, Ivy League Tutors' founder, Lisa Speransky, was her tutor."

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • ISEE
  • Learning Differences

    • Dyslexia,
    • Executive Functioning,
    • Dysgraphia,
    • Processing Deficits
  • English

    • Reading

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

Mariah graduated from Yale University in 2016 with a degree in fine arts, and has worked as a graphic designer since then. However, hoping to make a bigger impact in the lives of others, she recently decided to go back to school for clinical psychology at Hunter College. Her background in caring for and seeking to understand others makes her an attentive, patient, and nurturing tutor. She has years of experience tutoring one-on-one, as well as teaching her own curriculum…

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Mariah once made 450 paintings and drawings in four weeks as part of an intensive studio art program. The largest were roughly six feet tall and four feet wide.

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry
  • English

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

    • English Language
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • Physical Science (Elementary),
    • Psychology
  • College Prep

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