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

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

Subjects

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • French,
    • German
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies

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
  • College Prep

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

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

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

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

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

    • 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

  • College Prep

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

    • SHSAT,
    • 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

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • AP Exams

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French,
    • Spanish

I’m now in my 4th year of tutoring full-time within a NYC public school -- making a total of eight years of happily tutoring middle- and high-school Math. My college degree is in Mechanical Engineering, so I understand how the Math ideas fit together, and how to de-mystify them. When I hear my students say, "Wow, that's actually so simple”, I know it’s working. When not teaching, I can be found at my keyboard with my headphones on, searching for…

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Space travel: You throw a ball up in the air; I'll hit it with my ball in mid-air. That's how spaceships manage to hook up, thanks to the power of MATH!

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Geometry,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Trigonometry
  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams
  • Science

    • Physics
  • AP Exams

    • Physics
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Physics

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

  • College Prep

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

    • 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

  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • 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,
    • 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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

    • GRE Prep
  • Entrance Exams

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

    • Statistics,
    • Psychology
  • College Prep

    • SAT Math

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • French,
    • German,
    • Latin
  • Geography

    • Geography
  • History

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

    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • City & State Exams,
    • SHSAT
  • College Prep

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

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

    • Russian

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • Art History
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Writing
  • History

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

    • Geography
  • Language

    • Hebrew
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy

Katharine grew up in Ann Arbor, where both her parents were professors at the University of Michigan. She graduated valedictorian from an International Baccalaureate (IB) high school, then earned an American Studies degree from Yale University. She worked at the Yale University Art Gallery as a guide, assisted in research in the Yale Cognitive Science department, mentored first year students as a Peer Liaison through the Asian American Cultural Center, and freelanced as a photographer and a DJ. During her…

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When Katharine was 14, she was one of two high school students from Michigan to visit the White House and meet President Obama.

Subjects

  • College Prep

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

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

    • Art History
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Physical Science (Elementary)
  • English

    • English Language,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • History

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

    • IB Curriculum Extended Essay,
    • IB HL and SL English
  • Computer Science

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

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2
  • Math

    • Trigonometry

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

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

Subjects

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • French,
    • German
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies

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
  • College Prep

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

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

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

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

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

    • 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

  • College Prep

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

    • SHSAT,
    • 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

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • AP Exams

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French,
    • Spanish

I’m now in my 4th year of tutoring full-time within a NYC public school -- making a total of eight years of happily tutoring middle- and high-school Math. My college degree is in Mechanical Engineering, so I understand how the Math ideas fit together, and how to de-mystify them. When I hear my students say, "Wow, that's actually so simple”, I know it’s working. When not teaching, I can be found at my keyboard with my headphones on, searching for…

Read More

Space travel: You throw a ball up in the air; I'll hit it with my ball in mid-air. That's how spaceships manage to hook up, thanks to the power of MATH!

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Geometry,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Trigonometry
  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams
  • Science

    • Physics
  • AP Exams

    • Physics
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Physics

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

  • College Prep

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

    • 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

  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • 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,
    • 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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

    • GRE Prep
  • Entrance Exams

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

    • Statistics,
    • Psychology
  • College Prep

    • SAT Math

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • French,
    • German,
    • Latin
  • Geography

    • Geography
  • History

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

    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • City & State Exams,
    • SHSAT
  • College Prep

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

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

    • Russian

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • Art History
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Writing
  • History

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

    • Geography
  • Language

    • Hebrew
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy

Katharine grew up in Ann Arbor, where both her parents were professors at the University of Michigan. She graduated valedictorian from an International Baccalaureate (IB) high school, then earned an American Studies degree from Yale University. She worked at the Yale University Art Gallery as a guide, assisted in research in the Yale Cognitive Science department, mentored first year students as a Peer Liaison through the Asian American Cultural Center, and freelanced as a photographer and a DJ. During her…

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When Katharine was 14, she was one of two high school students from Michigan to visit the White House and meet President Obama.

Subjects

  • College Prep

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

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

    • Art History
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Physical Science (Elementary)
  • English

    • English Language,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • History

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

    • IB Curriculum Extended Essay,
    • IB HL and SL English
  • Computer Science

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

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2
  • Math

    • Trigonometry