What are our tutors like?
Our tutors are experienced, positive, warm, and committed to your child's success. They are extremely intelligent, driven, committed, and compassionate. With our guidance, our students have gained admission into top colleges like Amherst, Columbia, Brown, Colgate, Boston College, Barnard, Villanova, Johns Hopkins, Vassar, UC Berkeley, Wesleyan, Harvard, NYU Stern, MIT, Cornell, Emory, Princeton, University of Michigan, Boston University, Cooper Union, and Juilliard. They have attended highly-ranked schools such as Hunter College High School, Brearley, Horace Mann, Dalton, Collegiate, Bronx Science, and Stuyvesant.
Some of our staff:
test prep, math, science
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Doctor of Medicine, expected 2021
B.A., Political Science
Originally from Westchester County, Emily is familiar with the rigorous demands of a independent school in New York: academic, extracurricular, social, emotional, and beyond. She attended the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, NY, where she chose AP classes in Calculus BC, US History, Biology, English Language and Composition, and English Literature. Having studied the viola for many years, she was a member of the orchestras at both Masters and Hoff...
TEST PREP, writing, humanities
New York University
Ph.D., English, expected 2018
B.A., English Literature
Kesi is a native New Yorker who has grown up in the milieu of the elite New York City high schools. She attended Bard High School Early College, from which she graduated as a high school senior with an Associate of Arts degree from Bard College. During this time, she worked with the literary magazine for all four years. She also began to teach the SAT during her junior year, volunteering at Washington Irving High School as part of a program called 'Let’s Get...
test prep, math, WRITInG
New York University
M.M., Theory and Composition
From Diamond Bar, California by way of Seoul, South Korea, Chando has been immersed in the world of education and academic tutoring since birth. He comes from a family of private educators, as his parents founded and ran a large number of well-known tutoring centers (or "hakwons") in South Korea. As a result, he is extremely familiar with the world of tutoring, and has been both the recipient and teacher of test prep and academic coaching from a...
test prep, math, SCIENCE, History
Jeff has been tutoring in New York City for approximately half his life. As he attended Riverdale Country School, he began tutoring younger students in middle school and continued to tutor throughout high school and college.
He was a Scholar in the prestigious Albert G. Oliver Scholars Program, a rigorous private/boarding school preparatory program. The teachers at the program recognized his exceptional academic talent, and one of them promptly hired him to work for his company, Strategem Academic Consultants. There, he tutored high school students in a wide variety of subjects including Calculus, Statistics, and SAT Prep. At Oliver Scholars, he was the lead tutor in...