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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

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

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

Subjects

  • AP Exams

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

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

    • Japanese
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

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

Jennifer works as a clinical research assistant with HIV vaccine trials at the Columbia University Medical Center. Before starting her job, she recently graduated with honors from a master's program in human nutrition from Columbia University. Prior to that she received a BS in Biology and a BBA in Business from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!). During her undergraduate career, she started a volunteer organization, worked in a vascular biology lab, and volunteered with the American Cancer Society. She…

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Jennifer once went shark diving in South Africa.

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Psychology
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Government and Politics,
    • Chinese Mandarin,
    • Spanish,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature,
    • Chinese Mandarin,
    • Spanish,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • Language

    • Chinese Mandarin,
    • Spanish
  • College Prep

    • College Essay
  • English

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

    • Government and Politics

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Lily has two cats, both named Dylan!

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • College Essay
  • English

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

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • 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

Susan Heuman is a PHD from Columbia University. She also earned an MA in History and a Certificate of the Russian Institute (Harriman Institute), where she is now a Visiting Scholar. She has specialized in European, Russian and Soviet History, History and Film, as well as Genocide and Holocaust studies. Alongside her career as a professor she has tutored in history and has helped countless students master the craft of essay writing. Susan is also the parent of twin college…

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

Subjects

  • History

    • Holocaust Studies,
    • World History
  • AP Exams

    • World History
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • World History
  • English

    • Writing

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • 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,
    • Trigonometry
  • AP Exams

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

    • Art 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

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

Sam grew up in the Bay Area and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Columbia University with a B.A. in Art History. He took a range of coursework in Computer Science, Comparative Literature, and English, and was an editor for the Columbia Journal of Literary Criticism. He was also a researcher at Columbia's Center for Computational Learning Systems, where he contributed to a paper analyzing a corpus of Tagalog conversations using Natural Language Processing algorithms. Having worked as a software engineer,…

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When Sam was a toddler, he got his head stuck between the pickets of a metal fence. His moms were very grateful to the elderly men on the other side who pulled him through and lifted him back over.

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Calculus,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Logic,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Trigonometry
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • Science

    • Chemistry,
    • Physics,
    • Physics B,
    • Physics C
  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • ISEE,
    • SHSAT,
    • SSAT,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • Computer Science

    • Java,
    • Python
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Spanish,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy
  • Language

    • Spanish

Deborah is a highly enthusiastic science and math tutor. She received her B.S. in Genetics at Iowa State University of Science and Technology in 2015, where she studied the progression of cancer in zebrafish. Debbie went on to complete her M.Sc. from Yale University in Spring 2017, continuing her work in genetics and biochemistry. She is passionate about the life sciences and loves to encourage students, especially girls, to get excited about future careers in STEM. She has been honored…

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Debbie went scuba diving at Catalina Island and touched the plaque of Jacques Cousteau.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT,
    • 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
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physical Science (Elementary)
  • AP Exams

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • English

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

    • GRE Prep

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,
    • Physics
  • 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

At Brown University, Michael majored in Literary Arts, a hybridization of comparative literature and creative writing. He was an editor of the College Hill Independent, and was commencement day speaker for his graduating class. He garnered valuable insights into the machinery of the admission process during his internship in the Brown Admission Office. Since graduation, his career path has taken him to both coasts: he worked in New York City for the post production company behind Inside Llewyn Davis and…

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Michael has put over five thousand miles on his knees, having completed both the Appalachian Trail (Maine to Georgia) and the Pacific Crest Trail (Mexico to Canada).

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

    • Literature

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

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

Christian is a friendly Midwesterner from St. Louis, MO who now lives in Sunnyside, Queens! He graduated from Yale in 2017 with a double major in Theater and Economics, and is in New York trying to solve the eternal question of how to make money in musical theater. While at Yale he performed in numerous mainstage productions, including The Drowsy Chaperone, A Chorus Line, and The Rocky Horror Show. He also served as Yale Admissions Ambassador, speaking at high schools…

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I once ate a scorpion while I was in Bangkok, Thailand!

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,
    • Macroeconomics,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Microeconomics,
    • Pre Calculus
  • Science

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

    • Macroeconomics,
    • Microeconomics,
    • Biology
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Biology
  • English

    • Writing

Born and raised in Belgium, Kate graduated with honors from the International School of Brussels, one of the world's top ranked International Schools. Kate moved to New York to complete a B.A. in Neuroscience & Behavior at Columbia University. Currently, she works at the Institute for Genomic Medicine at Columbia Medical Center investigating the genetic architecture of various diseases. Much of her experience as a private tutor has been with the Prison Reform & Education Program (PREP), a student-led organization…

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Kate has been cast as both Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in productions of The Wizard of Oz.

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
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Psychology
  • AP Exams

    • French,
    • Statistics,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature,
    • French,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • English

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

    • French
  • Math

    • Math Level 1,
    • Statistics

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,
    • 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

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

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His ears are different sizes.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • 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
  • AP Exams

    • French
  • Language

    • French
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French
  • Graduate Exams

    • HSPT
  • English

    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Learning Differences

    • Test Anxiety

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

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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

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • English Language
  • English

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

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

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

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

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

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Melissa can ride a unicycle.

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • Philosophy
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

    • Writing

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

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

Subjects

  • AP Exams

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

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

    • Japanese
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

    • Literature,
    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Entrance Exams

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

Jennifer works as a clinical research assistant with HIV vaccine trials at the Columbia University Medical Center. Before starting her job, she recently graduated with honors from a master's program in human nutrition from Columbia University. Prior to that she received a BS in Biology and a BBA in Business from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!). During her undergraduate career, she started a volunteer organization, worked in a vascular biology lab, and volunteered with the American Cancer Society. She…

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Jennifer once went shark diving in South Africa.

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Psychology
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Government and Politics,
    • Chinese Mandarin,
    • Spanish,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature,
    • Chinese Mandarin,
    • Spanish,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • Language

    • Chinese Mandarin,
    • Spanish
  • College Prep

    • College Essay
  • English

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

    • Government and Politics

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Lily has two cats, both named Dylan!

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • College Essay
  • English

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

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • 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

Susan Heuman is a PHD from Columbia University. She also earned an MA in History and a Certificate of the Russian Institute (Harriman Institute), where she is now a Visiting Scholar. She has specialized in European, Russian and Soviet History, History and Film, as well as Genocide and Holocaust studies. Alongside her career as a professor she has tutored in history and has helped countless students master the craft of essay writing. Susan is also the parent of twin college…

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

Subjects

  • History

    • Holocaust Studies,
    • World History
  • AP Exams

    • World History
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • World History
  • English

    • Writing

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • 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,
    • Trigonometry
  • AP Exams

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

    • Art 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

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

Sam grew up in the Bay Area and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Columbia University with a B.A. in Art History. He took a range of coursework in Computer Science, Comparative Literature, and English, and was an editor for the Columbia Journal of Literary Criticism. He was also a researcher at Columbia's Center for Computational Learning Systems, where he contributed to a paper analyzing a corpus of Tagalog conversations using Natural Language Processing algorithms. Having worked as a software engineer,…

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When Sam was a toddler, he got his head stuck between the pickets of a metal fence. His moms were very grateful to the elderly men on the other side who pulled him through and lifted him back over.

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Calculus,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Logic,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Trigonometry
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • Science

    • Chemistry,
    • Physics,
    • Physics B,
    • Physics C
  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • ISEE,
    • SHSAT,
    • SSAT,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • Computer Science

    • Java,
    • Python
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Spanish,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2
  • Philosophy

    • Philosophy
  • Language

    • Spanish

Deborah is a highly enthusiastic science and math tutor. She received her B.S. in Genetics at Iowa State University of Science and Technology in 2015, where she studied the progression of cancer in zebrafish. Debbie went on to complete her M.Sc. from Yale University in Spring 2017, continuing her work in genetics and biochemistry. She is passionate about the life sciences and loves to encourage students, especially girls, to get excited about future careers in STEM. She has been honored…

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Debbie went scuba diving at Catalina Island and touched the plaque of Jacques Cousteau.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT,
    • 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
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Physical Science (Elementary)
  • AP Exams

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • English

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

    • GRE Prep

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,
    • Physics
  • 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

At Brown University, Michael majored in Literary Arts, a hybridization of comparative literature and creative writing. He was an editor of the College Hill Independent, and was commencement day speaker for his graduating class. He garnered valuable insights into the machinery of the admission process during his internship in the Brown Admission Office. Since graduation, his career path has taken him to both coasts: he worked in New York City for the post production company behind Inside Llewyn Davis and…

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Michael has put over five thousand miles on his knees, having completed both the Appalachian Trail (Maine to Georgia) and the Pacific Crest Trail (Mexico to Canada).

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

    • Literature

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

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

Christian is a friendly Midwesterner from St. Louis, MO who now lives in Sunnyside, Queens! He graduated from Yale in 2017 with a double major in Theater and Economics, and is in New York trying to solve the eternal question of how to make money in musical theater. While at Yale he performed in numerous mainstage productions, including The Drowsy Chaperone, A Chorus Line, and The Rocky Horror Show. He also served as Yale Admissions Ambassador, speaking at high schools…

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I once ate a scorpion while I was in Bangkok, Thailand!

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,
    • Macroeconomics,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Microeconomics,
    • Pre Calculus
  • Science

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

    • Macroeconomics,
    • Microeconomics,
    • Biology
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Biology
  • English

    • Writing

Born and raised in Belgium, Kate graduated with honors from the International School of Brussels, one of the world's top ranked International Schools. Kate moved to New York to complete a B.A. in Neuroscience & Behavior at Columbia University. Currently, she works at the Institute for Genomic Medicine at Columbia Medical Center investigating the genetic architecture of various diseases. Much of her experience as a private tutor has been with the Prison Reform & Education Program (PREP), a student-led organization…

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Kate has been cast as both Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in productions of The Wizard of Oz.

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
  • Science

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • Psychology
  • AP Exams

    • French,
    • Statistics,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature,
    • French,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • English

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

    • French
  • Math

    • Math Level 1,
    • Statistics

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,
    • 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

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

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His ears are different sizes.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • 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
  • AP Exams

    • French
  • Language

    • French
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French
  • Graduate Exams

    • HSPT
  • English

    • Reading,
    • Writing
  • Learning Differences

    • Test Anxiety

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

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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

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • English Language
  • English

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

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

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

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