Meet our New York City Tutors

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • Chinese Mandarin
  • College Prep

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

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

A New York City native, Charlie is a graduate of Hunter College High School and Yale University (B.A. American Studies ’17). For the past several years he has both tutored and taught privately at non-profits throughout the city. While at Hunter, Charlie developed a love for learning in a rigorous academic culture, as well as an awareness of how the challenges of such a high-pressure environment can become stifling. This sparked the beginning of Charlie’s educational career, tutoring peers as…

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Charlie, named after famed basketball player Charles Barkley, hosts the educational children’s game show podcast ExtraBLURT! and also hosts a monthly variety show in Bushwick.

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,
    • Calculus,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Logic,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Probability Theory,
    • Statistics,
    • Trigonometry
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • Science

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Government and Politics,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC
  • English

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

    • Global Studies,
    • Government and Politics,
    • Social Studies,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • History

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

    • French,
    • German
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies

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

Charles has a somewhat unusual but uniquely qualified background for a tutor. Armed with a BFA degree in Drama from The Juilliard School, Charles didn't have much of a math background and had never taken the SAT or ACT before he decided to pursue a business degree and was forced to confront his test-taking nerves by studying for the GMAT. After endless hours on the math portion of Khan Academy, Charles scored in the 96th Percentile and is now an…

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As an actor, Charles has appeared in over twenty television shows and films as well as over a dozen plays on Broadway and off. Some of his favorites include playing Captain Rockland in Season 2 of House of Cards and Antonio in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare in the Park.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Pre Calculus
  • Graduate Exams

    • GMAT,
    • GRE Prep

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Computer Science,
    • Python
  • Graduate Exams

    • GRE Prep

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French,
    • Spanish

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

As a first generation college student, Jaclyn graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and a specialization in Disability Studies after receiving the Police and Fire Full-Tuition Scholarship. After graduation, Jaclyn joined the Teach For America Corps to continue her passion for helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She is currently a special education teacher at South Bronx Preparatory, a 6th-12th grade school achieving a 92% graduation rate in 2018 compared to…

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When she’s not teaching or tutoring, Jaclyn enjoys taking boxing and hot yoga classes!

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • ISEE,
    • ACT
  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • College Essay
  • Learning Differences

    • Executive Functioning,
    • Test Anxiety,
    • ADD/ADHD,
    • Processing Deficits
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II
  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

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

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

    • Spanish

With interdisciplinary interests, Stephanie graduated with a double major in English and environmental science from Barnard College of Columbia University. As an undergraduate, Stephanie was awarded a research grant by the National Science Foundation to work alongside Columbia's top scientists to investigate the relationship between invasive beetle species and climate change in the Northwestern U.S. Though fascinated by beetles, Stephanie also found an intellectual niche in the works of twentieth century literary theorists and existentialist writers, and wrote her two…

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Stephanie is a Seinfeld enthusiast and dressed up as George Costanza for her middle school Halloween dance.

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

    • Test Anxiety,
    • Dysgraphia,
    • ADD/ADHD,
    • Processing Deficits
  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

    • SAT Writing

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

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David can spin a basketball on his pinky.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • City & State Exams
  • Science

    • Physics
  • AP Exams

    • Physics
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Physics

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Art History

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

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

Subjects

  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • French
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • History

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • Literature,
    • Writing,
    • ESL
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • History

    • Social Studies

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

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

Subjects

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • Art History
  • Science

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

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

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

    • European History
  • Language

    • Latin

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

Efe is a fifth year PhD candidate in electrical engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. His PhD thesis is on the mathematical analysis of network algorithms. He earned his master’s degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University. Efe was born and raised in Turkey, where he graduated as the valedictorian of the engineering department at Bilkent University in Ankara.  Math is Efe’s passion and he got a perfect score on the math portion of the GRE. He loves teaching…

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Efe got married in Manhattan, Montauk and Izmir, Turkey (his hometown)… to the same person.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT,
    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Calculus,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Probability Theory,
    • Trigonometry
  • Computer Science

    • Computer Science,
    • Python
  • Graduate Exams

    • GRE Prep

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

Gabriel is a second year undergraduate student at the New School simultaneously pursuing a BA in English literature and a BFA in Jazz performance. Starting in high school, he has accrued significant experience as a teacher, including four years as a tutor and teaching assistant for Gustavo Dudamel's Youth Orchestras of Los Angeles. He has developed curriculum for and taught courses in English, creative writing, speech and debate, as well as music, both in the U.S. and Shanghai. He performed…

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When he’s not studying or practicing music, Gabriel loves to cook!

Subjects

  • College Prep

    • College Essay,
    • SAT Writing
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Music Theory
  • English

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

    • SAT Writing

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • ISEE
  • Learning Differences

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

    • Reading

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

    • Literature,
    • Writing
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

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

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

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His ears are different sizes.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • French
  • Graduate Exams

    • HSPT
  • Learning Differences

    • Test Anxiety

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

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

    • Psychology
  • Language

    • Spanish,
    • Vietnamese

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

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

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

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

    • Chinese Mandarin
  • College Prep

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

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

A New York City native, Charlie is a graduate of Hunter College High School and Yale University (B.A. American Studies ’17). For the past several years he has both tutored and taught privately at non-profits throughout the city. While at Hunter, Charlie developed a love for learning in a rigorous academic culture, as well as an awareness of how the challenges of such a high-pressure environment can become stifling. This sparked the beginning of Charlie’s educational career, tutoring peers as…

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Charlie, named after famed basketball player Charles Barkley, hosts the educational children’s game show podcast ExtraBLURT! and also hosts a monthly variety show in Bushwick.

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,
    • Calculus,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Logic,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Probability Theory,
    • Statistics,
    • Trigonometry
  • Art History

    • Art History
  • Science

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Government and Politics,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC
  • English

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

    • Global Studies,
    • Government and Politics,
    • Social Studies,
    • U.S. History & Government,
    • World History
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • History

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

    • French,
    • German
  • Gender Studies

    • Queer Studies

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

Charles has a somewhat unusual but uniquely qualified background for a tutor. Armed with a BFA degree in Drama from The Juilliard School, Charles didn't have much of a math background and had never taken the SAT or ACT before he decided to pursue a business degree and was forced to confront his test-taking nerves by studying for the GMAT. After endless hours on the math portion of Khan Academy, Charles scored in the 96th Percentile and is now an…

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As an actor, Charles has appeared in over twenty television shows and films as well as over a dozen plays on Broadway and off. Some of his favorites include playing Captain Rockland in Season 2 of House of Cards and Antonio in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare in the Park.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Pre Calculus
  • Graduate Exams

    • GMAT,
    • GRE Prep

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Computer Science,
    • Python
  • Graduate Exams

    • GRE Prep

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • French,
    • Spanish

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

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

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

As a first generation college student, Jaclyn graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and a specialization in Disability Studies after receiving the Police and Fire Full-Tuition Scholarship. After graduation, Jaclyn joined the Teach For America Corps to continue her passion for helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She is currently a special education teacher at South Bronx Preparatory, a 6th-12th grade school achieving a 92% graduation rate in 2018 compared to…

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When she’s not teaching or tutoring, Jaclyn enjoys taking boxing and hot yoga classes!

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • ISEE,
    • ACT
  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • College Essay
  • Learning Differences

    • Executive Functioning,
    • Test Anxiety,
    • ADD/ADHD,
    • Processing Deficits
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II
  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

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

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Biology
  • AP Exams

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

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

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

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

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

    • Spanish

With interdisciplinary interests, Stephanie graduated with a double major in English and environmental science from Barnard College of Columbia University. As an undergraduate, Stephanie was awarded a research grant by the National Science Foundation to work alongside Columbia's top scientists to investigate the relationship between invasive beetle species and climate change in the Northwestern U.S. Though fascinated by beetles, Stephanie also found an intellectual niche in the works of twentieth century literary theorists and existentialist writers, and wrote her two…

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Stephanie is a Seinfeld enthusiast and dressed up as George Costanza for her middle school Halloween dance.

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

    • Test Anxiety,
    • Dysgraphia,
    • ADD/ADHD,
    • Processing Deficits
  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • GRE Prep
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • College Prep

    • SAT Writing

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

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David can spin a basketball on his pinky.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

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

    • City & State Exams
  • Science

    • Physics
  • AP Exams

    • Physics
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Physics

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • Art History

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

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

Subjects

  • Science

    • Earth Science,
    • Environmental Science
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • French
  • Entrance Exams

    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • History

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC
  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

    • Biology,
    • Chemistry
  • AP Exams

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

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

    • Literature,
    • Writing,
    • ESL
  • Language

    • French,
    • Spanish
  • History

    • Social Studies

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

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

Subjects

  • College Prep

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

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

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

    • Art History
  • Science

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

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

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

    • European History
  • Language

    • Latin

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

Efe is a fifth year PhD candidate in electrical engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. His PhD thesis is on the mathematical analysis of network algorithms. He earned his master’s degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University. Efe was born and raised in Turkey, where he graduated as the valedictorian of the engineering department at Bilkent University in Ankara.  Math is Efe’s passion and he got a perfect score on the math portion of the GRE. He loves teaching…

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Efe got married in Manhattan, Montauk and Izmir, Turkey (his hometown)… to the same person.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • SHSAT,
    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • SAT Math
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Calculus,
    • Calculus AB,
    • Calculus BC,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Probability Theory,
    • Trigonometry
  • Computer Science

    • Computer Science,
    • Python
  • Graduate Exams

    • GRE Prep

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

Gabriel is a second year undergraduate student at the New School simultaneously pursuing a BA in English literature and a BFA in Jazz performance. Starting in high school, he has accrued significant experience as a teacher, including four years as a tutor and teaching assistant for Gustavo Dudamel's Youth Orchestras of Los Angeles. He has developed curriculum for and taught courses in English, creative writing, speech and debate, as well as music, both in the U.S. and Shanghai. He performed…

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When he’s not studying or practicing music, Gabriel loves to cook!

Subjects

  • College Prep

    • College Essay,
    • SAT Writing
  • AP Exams

    • English Language,
    • English Literature,
    • Music Theory
  • English

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

    • SAT Writing

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

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

Subjects

  • Learning Differences

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

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • ISEE
  • Learning Differences

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

    • Reading

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

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

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

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

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

    • Literature,
    • Writing
  • SAT Subject Tests

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

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

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

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His ears are different sizes.

Subjects

  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • French
  • Graduate Exams

    • HSPT
  • Learning Differences

    • Test Anxiety

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

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

Subjects

  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Elementary Math
  • Entrance Exams

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

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

    • English Language,
    • English Literature
  • English

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

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

    • Psychology
  • Language

    • Spanish,
    • Vietnamese

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