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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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Art History

    • Art History
  • College Prep

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

    • Elementary Math,
    • Statistics
  • English

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

    • Literature
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy
  • Science

    • Psychology
  • Entrance Exams

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

    • Social Studies

Teresa is a born and bred New Yorker who is familiar with going to school in the city, having attended Stuyvesant. After graduating from Brown University, she moved to the U.S. Virgin Islands to work in education for the next 14 years. Currently Teresa is a PhD candidate in Developmental Psychology at Teachers College Columbia, where she is focusing on the social and neurocognitive processes of learning. She has helped countless students find success in everything from learning how to…

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Teresa is a proud left-hander who once had the pleasure of teaching an entire class of left-handers (there were only three students)!

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

    • Geography
  • History

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

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

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

    • Spanish

Susan Heuman holds a Ph.D in History from Columbia University with a Certificate of the Russian Institute (renamed the Harriman Institute), where she was a Visiting Scholar. Previously, she earned her Masters in History, also at Columbia. Specializing in European, Russian and Soviet History, History and Film, as well as Genocide and Holocaust studies, her writings have been published by the Harvard University Press and major international academic journals. Professor Heuman has taught at NYU, Manhattanville College, and the Center…

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Susan taught Russian and Soviet History at the University of Zambia for three years.

Subjects

  • History

    • Global Studies,
    • Holocaust Studies,
    • World History
  • AP Exams

    • World History
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • World History
  • English

    • Writing

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

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

Subjects

  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • 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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

    • City & State Exams
  • Math

    • Elementary Math
  • English

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

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

    • Spanish

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

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Cara is working on publishing her first children's book

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

    • Algebra,
    • Geometry
  • History

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

    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

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

    • College Essay
  • English

    • English Language,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Music

    • Music Theory
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy,
    • Religion
  • History

    • Social Studies

Michael, a recent graduate with honors of the University of Chicago, will matriculate to the NYU Wagner School of Public Service in the fall of 2019. He serves as Legislative Liaison at Bunker Labs, a national non-profit that empowers veteran entrepreneurs to start their own businesses. At age 14, he founded Points for Patriots, which he has expanded into Maroon Veterans Alliance, a nationally recognized non-profit. At UChicago, Michael served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Journal of Foreign Policy,…

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Michael is (sadly) a lifelong New York Jets fan, and he traveled on the team plane in the 2012 season to an away game in Buffalo. Shockingly, the Jets won 27-11 that day. Coincidence?

Subjects

  • 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

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • French,
    • German,
    • Latin
  • Geography

    • Geography
  • History

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

    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • City & State Exams,
    • SHSAT
  • College Prep

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

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

    • Russian

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

    • Art History
  • Science

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

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

    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Writing
  • History

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

    • Geography
  • Language

    • Hebrew
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy

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

Directly after graduating Brown University in 2014, with degrees in Political Science and Economics, Jordan was fortunate to work for the prestigious Boston Consulting Group. He spent two action-packed years advising Fortune 500 CEOs on their most demanding problems. After consulting, he worked as a Technical Architect at the distributed computing startup, Improbable, the first “unicorn” startup (meaning +$1B in value) in the UK. Throughout high school and college, he competed in ultimate frisbee, winning one national championship and one…

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When he was young, Jordan had a splenectomy resulting in (no joke) 6 spleens. The same week Jordan developed this, 'House' had an episode about a patient with multiple spleens.

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II
  • College Prep

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

    • Computer Science,
    • Java
  • English

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

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

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

Ayesha graduated with honors from the University of Chicago in 2016, with a double major in History and South Asian Languages and Civilizations. In two years in Spain, she picked up Spanish and taught English in primary and secondary schools. All together, Ayesha has lived (and tutored!) in three different countries—India, the US, and Spain. She has developed her approach to teaching over nearly seven years of experience across age groups and subjects. She believes that every individual has the…

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A lifelong lover of books, Ayesha started a library out of her bedroom in the fifth grade, along with a few friends. The only card-carrying member was one of their younger siblings.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Literature,
    • World History,
    • Biology
  • English

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

    • Spanish,
    • Hindi

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Art History

    • Art History
  • College Prep

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

    • Elementary Math,
    • Statistics
  • English

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

    • Literature
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy
  • Science

    • Psychology
  • Entrance Exams

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

    • Social Studies

Teresa is a born and bred New Yorker who is familiar with going to school in the city, having attended Stuyvesant. After graduating from Brown University, she moved to the U.S. Virgin Islands to work in education for the next 14 years. Currently Teresa is a PhD candidate in Developmental Psychology at Teachers College Columbia, where she is focusing on the social and neurocognitive processes of learning. She has helped countless students find success in everything from learning how to…

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Teresa is a proud left-hander who once had the pleasure of teaching an entire class of left-handers (there were only three students)!

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physics
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

    • Geography
  • History

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

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

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

    • Spanish

Susan Heuman holds a Ph.D in History from Columbia University with a Certificate of the Russian Institute (renamed the Harriman Institute), where she was a Visiting Scholar. Previously, she earned her Masters in History, also at Columbia. Specializing in European, Russian and Soviet History, History and Film, as well as Genocide and Holocaust studies, her writings have been published by the Harvard University Press and major international academic journals. Professor Heuman has taught at NYU, Manhattanville College, and the Center…

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Susan taught Russian and Soviet History at the University of Zambia for three years.

Subjects

  • History

    • Global Studies,
    • Holocaust Studies,
    • World History
  • AP Exams

    • World History
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • World History
  • English

    • Writing

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

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

Subjects

  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • 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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

    • City & State Exams
  • Math

    • Elementary Math
  • English

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

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

    • Spanish

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

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Cara is working on publishing her first children's book

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

    • Algebra,
    • Geometry
  • History

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

    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

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

    • College Essay
  • English

    • English Language,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Music

    • Music Theory
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy,
    • Religion
  • History

    • Social Studies

Michael, a recent graduate with honors of the University of Chicago, will matriculate to the NYU Wagner School of Public Service in the fall of 2019. He serves as Legislative Liaison at Bunker Labs, a national non-profit that empowers veteran entrepreneurs to start their own businesses. At age 14, he founded Points for Patriots, which he has expanded into Maroon Veterans Alliance, a nationally recognized non-profit. At UChicago, Michael served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Journal of Foreign Policy,…

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Michael is (sadly) a lifelong New York Jets fan, and he traveled on the team plane in the 2012 season to an away game in Buffalo. Shockingly, the Jets won 27-11 that day. Coincidence?

Subjects

  • 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

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • French,
    • German,
    • Latin
  • Geography

    • Geography
  • History

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

    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • City & State Exams,
    • SHSAT
  • College Prep

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

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

    • Russian

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

    • Art History
  • Science

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

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

    • English Literature,
    • Literature,
    • Writing
  • History

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

    • Geography
  • Language

    • Hebrew
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy

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

Directly after graduating Brown University in 2014, with degrees in Political Science and Economics, Jordan was fortunate to work for the prestigious Boston Consulting Group. He spent two action-packed years advising Fortune 500 CEOs on their most demanding problems. After consulting, he worked as a Technical Architect at the distributed computing startup, Improbable, the first “unicorn” startup (meaning +$1B in value) in the UK. Throughout high school and college, he competed in ultimate frisbee, winning one national championship and one…

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When he was young, Jordan had a splenectomy resulting in (no joke) 6 spleens. The same week Jordan developed this, 'House' had an episode about a patient with multiple spleens.

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II
  • College Prep

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

    • Computer Science,
    • Java
  • English

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

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

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

Ayesha graduated with honors from the University of Chicago in 2016, with a double major in History and South Asian Languages and Civilizations. In two years in Spain, she picked up Spanish and taught English in primary and secondary schools. All together, Ayesha has lived (and tutored!) in three different countries—India, the US, and Spain. She has developed her approach to teaching over nearly seven years of experience across age groups and subjects. She believes that every individual has the…

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A lifelong lover of books, Ayesha started a library out of her bedroom in the fifth grade, along with a few friends. The only card-carrying member was one of their younger siblings.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Literature,
    • World History,
    • Biology
  • English

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

    • Spanish,
    • Hindi