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Ziqi graduated from Yale in 2018 with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering. As a varsity recruit for the men's tennis team, he consistently played at the #1 lineup position, earning scholar-athlete honors all four years of his career. Ziqi took the MCAT during his senior year and scored in the 99th percentile on his first attempt. As a pre-med student-athlete, Ziqi understands the challenges students face in a variety of situations and has personally developed the skills to excel in a highly competitive,…

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Ziqi is an avid poker player, with over $10k lifetime winnings in No-Limit Texas Hold'em.

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • Language

    • Chinese Mandarin
  • College Prep

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • History

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

    • French,
    • German
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies

Travis, a native New Yorker who attended Riverdale Country School, earned a double major in Biomedical Engineering and French from Yale in 2018. He teaches biology at a charter school, which includes test prep for the Living Environment Regents, the SAT II biology test, and SAT math. Travis began tutoring in high school eight years ago. Always looking for further opportunities to pursue his passion for mentorship and education, Travis spent his first college summer working as a counselor in…

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Travis performed in Footloose in middle school and Kevin Bacon came to see it! His mother has the photo to prove it!

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Calculus,
    • Geometry
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

    • French,
    • Chemistry
  • Language

    • French
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

Melissa graduated as Salutatorian of her high school class in Long Island. She was also an Intel Talent Search Semifinalist for her scientific research on the diets of lemon sharks in the Bahamas. She graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor's degree in History and a certificate in Values and Public Life, a program that combined politics and philosophy courses. Melissa is in her second year at Columbia Law School. She enjoys going to comedy shows and Yankees games.

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Melissa can ride a unicycle.

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Geometry,
    • Trigonometry
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • 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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Computer Science,
    • Python
  • Graduate Exams

    • GMAT,
    • GRE Prep

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French,
    • Spanish

A 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

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

    • Geography
  • History

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

    • Government and Politics,
    • Spanish,
    • Biology
  • College Prep

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

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

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

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

    • Spanish

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
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Psychology
  • English

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

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

    • SAT Writing

In high school, David received 5's on seven AP exams and a 2340 on his SAT, with perfect 800’s on Math and Writing. David enjoys engaging both sides of his brain; not only did he attend the prestigious New Jersey Governor’s School in the Sciences, but he has also received several awards for his art, including the Congressional Art Award. As a National Merit Finalist and his class valedictorian, David went on to study Computer Science and Art at Yale…

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David can spin a basketball on his pinky.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Illustrator,
    • InDesign,
    • Photoshop
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Art History

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
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • French
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • History

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

Raphael is a filmmaker, writer and animator. Born in California, he grew up in Costa Rica and attended a French lycée, so is fully fluent in Spanish, French and English. He graduated with Honors from Wesleyan University in 2015, where he tutored his peers in language learning, essay writing, and instructed inmates through the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education. After graduation, he taught Spanish in New Orleans and provided interpreting, translation and counseling services to Spanish-speaking families at the NOLA…

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • Literature,
    • Writing,
    • ESL
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • History

    • Social Studies

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

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

Subjects

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • Art History
  • Science

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

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

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

    • European History
  • Language

    • Latin

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

    • Literature

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • GMAT
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • Philosophy
  • Computer Science

    • Python
  • English

    • Reading,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing
  • History

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science,
    • Psychology
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies
  • Language

    • Spanish

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

  • AP Exams

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

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

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing

Originally from Northern Virginia, Sarah attended public schools in Fairfax County and was an International Baccalaureate Diploma Recipient and a National Merit Finalist in high school. She recently graduated from Yale with a degree in Theater Studies and a new appreciation for New Haven's amazing pizza restaurants. While at Yale she performed with a sketch comedy group and also worked in the Yale Admissions Office and Visitors Center as a campus Tour Guide. Starting as a peer tutor in high…

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Sarah has had many a debate whether or not a hot dog is a sandwich. She is always looking for more opinions!

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Geometry,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus
  • History

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

    • Literature,
    • Writing
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

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

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

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His ears are different sizes.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • French
  • Graduate Exams

    • HSPT
  • Learning Differences

    • Test Anxiety

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

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

    • Psychology
  • Language

    • Spanish,
    • Vietnamese

Ziqi graduated from Yale in 2018 with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering. As a varsity recruit for the men's tennis team, he consistently played at the #1 lineup position, earning scholar-athlete honors all four years of his career. Ziqi took the MCAT during his senior year and scored in the 99th percentile on his first attempt. As a pre-med student-athlete, Ziqi understands the challenges students face in a variety of situations and has personally developed the skills to excel in a highly competitive,…

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Ziqi is an avid poker player, with over $10k lifetime winnings in No-Limit Texas Hold'em.

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • Language

    • Chinese Mandarin
  • College Prep

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • History

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

    • French,
    • German
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies

Travis, a native New Yorker who attended Riverdale Country School, earned a double major in Biomedical Engineering and French from Yale in 2018. He teaches biology at a charter school, which includes test prep for the Living Environment Regents, the SAT II biology test, and SAT math. Travis began tutoring in high school eight years ago. Always looking for further opportunities to pursue his passion for mentorship and education, Travis spent his first college summer working as a counselor in…

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Travis performed in Footloose in middle school and Kevin Bacon came to see it! His mother has the photo to prove it!

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Calculus,
    • Geometry
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

    • French,
    • Chemistry
  • Language

    • French
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

Melissa graduated as Salutatorian of her high school class in Long Island. She was also an Intel Talent Search Semifinalist for her scientific research on the diets of lemon sharks in the Bahamas. She graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor's degree in History and a certificate in Values and Public Life, a program that combined politics and philosophy courses. Melissa is in her second year at Columbia Law School. She enjoys going to comedy shows and Yankees games.

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Melissa can ride a unicycle.

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Geometry,
    • Trigonometry
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • 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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Computer Science,
    • Python
  • Graduate Exams

    • GMAT,
    • GRE Prep

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French,
    • Spanish

A 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

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

    • Geography
  • History

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

    • Government and Politics,
    • Spanish,
    • Biology
  • College Prep

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

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

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

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

    • Spanish

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
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Psychology
  • English

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

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

    • SAT Writing

In high school, David received 5's on seven AP exams and a 2340 on his SAT, with perfect 800’s on Math and Writing. David enjoys engaging both sides of his brain; not only did he attend the prestigious New Jersey Governor’s School in the Sciences, but he has also received several awards for his art, including the Congressional Art Award. As a National Merit Finalist and his class valedictorian, David went on to study Computer Science and Art at Yale…

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David can spin a basketball on his pinky.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Illustrator,
    • InDesign,
    • Photoshop
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Art History

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
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • French
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • History

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

Raphael is a filmmaker, writer and animator. Born in California, he grew up in Costa Rica and attended a French lycée, so is fully fluent in Spanish, French and English. He graduated with Honors from Wesleyan University in 2015, where he tutored his peers in language learning, essay writing, and instructed inmates through the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education. After graduation, he taught Spanish in New Orleans and provided interpreting, translation and counseling services to Spanish-speaking families at the NOLA…

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • Literature,
    • Writing,
    • ESL
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • History

    • Social Studies

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

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

Subjects

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • Art History
  • Science

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

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

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

    • European History
  • Language

    • Latin

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

    • Literature

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • GMAT
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • Philosophy
  • Computer Science

    • Python
  • English

    • Reading,
    • Regents English,
    • Writing
  • History

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science,
    • Psychology
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies
  • Language

    • Spanish

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

  • AP Exams

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

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

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing

Originally from Northern Virginia, Sarah attended public schools in Fairfax County and was an International Baccalaureate Diploma Recipient and a National Merit Finalist in high school. She recently graduated from Yale with a degree in Theater Studies and a new appreciation for New Haven's amazing pizza restaurants. While at Yale she performed with a sketch comedy group and also worked in the Yale Admissions Office and Visitors Center as a campus Tour Guide. Starting as a peer tutor in high…

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Sarah has had many a debate whether or not a hot dog is a sandwich. She is always looking for more opinions!

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Geometry,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus
  • History

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

    • Literature,
    • Writing
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

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

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

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His ears are different sizes.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • French
  • Graduate Exams

    • HSPT
  • Learning Differences

    • Test Anxiety

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

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

    • Psychology
  • Language

    • Spanish,
    • Vietnamese
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