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Olivia graduated recently from Duke University, where she studied Public Policy and Economics and she was a member of the Duke Business Society and TAMID Group at Duke on campus. Olivia is passionate about finding innovative ways to serve underprivileged members of her community. She plans to work on Capitol Hill and ultimately pursue a law degree. As the youngest child in her family, Olivia never had the chance to help a younger sibling with schoolwork or college applications. To compensate for that, she began tutoring younger students in high school through chemistry and math clubs. She loved learning and growing with students and she continued tutoring during her college career. Olivia participated in the CovEducation program to tutor virtually a student across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic and she tutored students in her neighborhood who were struggling to adapt to online school. Olivia was the recipient of an amazing public K-12 education and she is determined to pass along the privilege of educational access to other students.
Originally from Raleigh, N.C., Clay is a student at Harvard concentrating in Government, with secondaries in Economics and Philosophy. At school, he has researched decision-making in the U.S. National Security Council, served in editing and management roles for the Harvard Political Review, and music directed a mainstage production of Mamma Mia! In addition to his work with Alexander Academy, Clay has tutored fellow students in economics at Harvard, and served as an editor during his time with the HPR. Clay enjoys helping students find new ways to solve problems and express themselves through writing.
Regina is studying Ethics, Politics, and Economics at Yale University. She is a member of Yale's Latinx Business and Leadership Club, which aims to empower Yale's Latino students to take on leadership roles in their fields of interest. Regina intends to pursue a law degree after graduating from Yale. Regina started tutoring in high school when she started a program that set up high-achieving high school students with middle schoolers in need of tutoring. Since completing her own college application process, she has loved helping students through theirs, especially when it comes to counseling students as they write their college essays. She also enjoys teaching English, History, and Spanish. Her favorite part of tutoring is seeing her students grow in their own unique ways and being able to help them achieve their goals.
Emma is get her Masters at Georgia Tech in International Affairs where she is also a member of the Stamps President's Scholars Program and is on the executive board of Georgia Tech Mock Trial. Emma fell in love with teaching at an early age when she worked with a special needs pre-school class at her elementary school. Since then, Emma has seized every opportunity to teach that came her way. Emma has tutored Spanish, Calculus, Physics, and History. Her favorite thing about teaching the SAT and ACT is that she gets to help students achieve their potential. Emma is the Head SAT Instructor at Alexander Academy.
Abby is a graduate of Columbia University and a current PhD student studying Psychology at Boston College. She earned her BA in Neuroscience and Behavior in 2020 and graduated with honors in Neuroscience. While at Columbia, Abby was a member of the Division 1 Track and Cross Country teams, worked as an editor for The Columbia Review, and was an undergraduate researcher in the Social and Moral Cognition Lab. She now works in the Cooperation Lab at Boston College, where her research focuses on the development of children’s prosocial behavior and belief systems. Abby began tutoring as a member of the National Honor Society in high school, and worked as a biology and study skills tutor in the Center for Student Advising at Columbia. This experience helped her to realize her passion for teaching and mentoring, and contributed to her decision to pursue a PhD. At Boston College, Abby has worked as a teaching assistant for psychology and neuroscience courses, which has allowed her to work closely with students and share her love of science. She is motivated to make science and math accessible to her students and to encourage students to be creative problem-solvers.
Originally from Fairfax, Virginia, Daniel is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Duke University with degrees in Theater and Biology. While at school, he won several awards and fellowships for screenwriting, distinction in the Arts, and independent research projects in immunology and Asian American literature. He is also a National Merit Scholar and a National AP Scholar. Currently, Daniel is pursuing a career in acting and screenwriting, and he recently finished production on a feature film that he is not supposed to talk about publicly yet but is likely to hit a streaming service in 2023. Daniel has taught many topics throughout high school and college including the SAT, College Applications, Secondary School Applications, Biology, Chemistry, Algebra II, K-12 Math & English, etc., and he enjoys working with students so much that he is considering becoming a teacher if his acting career doesn't pan out.
Jessica is a Neuroscience and English Literature double major at Harvard University. When she isn’t in her neuroimaging lab developing educational interventions for students with learning disabilities, you can find her writing away for groups like the Harvard Science Review and Let’s Go Travel Guides. On campus, she is the President of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals, America’s oldest theater troupe, and the Leadership Institute, a leadership development non-profit that works with high school students in Boston and around the globe. She is planning to attend law school after she graduates this May, and was recently named a Dennis Washington Leadership Graduate Scholar! Jessica loves working with students from diverse backgrounds and across all levels of ability. She enjoys wrangling essays into shape, and creating future math wizards! Jessica tutors across a wide variety of subjects from Humanities to STEM, as well as test prep, from the ACT to the SAT, and even AP Exams. She is certified through HealthStream to teach students with learning differences, specializing in dyslexia and dyscalculia. Beyond helping students grow academically, she cherishes the opportunity to build meaningful, positive relationships with her tutees. Jessica also has a very cute Pug named Georgia who loves to join in on her virtual sessions!
Avika is studying Computer Science at Stanford University. She is a Director of Startup Development at BASES and a member of the South Asian Society. She previously interned at a VC firm and several startups for Product Management and now works as an independent Startup Product Consultant. In her free time, she loves to boogie board, play card games late into the night, practice skateboarding, and visit aesthetic cafes!
Aradhya is a PhD candidate studying Quantitative Biosciences at Georgia Tech. Originally from New Jersey, Aradhya is an avid musician, playing both violin and guitar. He also enjoys reading and learning more about various subjects, including math and computer science. Aradhya has been teaching SAT and ACT for more than four years and is the director of Alexander Academy’s yearly Math for College Workshop at Georgia Tech. He has also taught various high school subjects including chemistry, physics, and calculus. Aradhya finds teaching like a puzzle, finding new perspectives to better explain concepts. He enjoys seeing students quickly improve after they learn a new way to solve a problem.
Aidan is studying Electrical Engineering at Georgia Tech and is a member of the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps. After graduating, Aidan hopes to receive a commission as a Naval Aviator. As a high schooler, Aidan loved working with his peers and younger siblings to broaden their understanding of a variety of STEM topics, notably math and physics. In college, Aidan acts as a mentor to his students and midshipmen, helping them pursue their full academic and character potential. He is also a passionate investor, biker, and mountaineer!
Maya is a student at MIT from New York studying ﬁnance and economics. This past summer, she interned at Deutsche Bank in the Fixed Income Division. On campus, she is involved with Women Business Leaders, Minority Business Association, and the MIT chapter of the Global Research and Consulting Group. In her free time, Maya enjoys spending time outdoors, going to concerts, and exploring the city with friends!
Gracie recently graduated from Harvard College and is now living in New York City, where she is working for a public defender's office and as a freelance journalist. She hopes to attend law school within the next few years, but is thoroughly enjoying the creativity and freedom that research and writing allow, outside of an academic context. When Gracie isn't analyzing client data or meeting writing deadlines, she enjoys writing satirical comedy and stand-up sets as a change of pace. She is incredibly dedicated to promoting justice and gender equity, and has been working towards this since high school. Gracie loves to work with students to edit essays so that they feel authentic to the individual author and passionate in what is being said. Fundamentally, Gracie wants her students to leave their tutoring sessions as better writers. Additionally, she can offer tutoring in English, History, and Spanish.
Madeleine is an Industrial and Systems Engineering major and Mathematics minor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Madeleine is passionate about applying mathematics to real-world problems, and this has led her to pick up a variety of research interests ranging from optimizing healthcare decision-making models to optimizing “fairness” objectives in college admissions software via natural-language processing. Madeleine is an awardee of the PURA research scholarship, and has competed in several paper and poster competitions, receiving accolades such as the INFORMS Undergraduate Travel Scholarship, a Finalist designation for the 2021 SWE Undergraduate Poster Competition, and 3rd place in the 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium at Georgia Tech. She was also awarded the Georgia Tech Industrial Engineering “Rising Star Award,” which designates the top second- or third-year student in the department. Beyond research, Madeleine is also a 2021 Brooke Owens Fellow, which has led her to complete two competitive aerospace-related internships: one at venture capital firm Space Capital, and the other at hypersonics startup Hermeus.
Arpit is a student at Stanford University. While he is still undeclared in his major, he is interested in all things Computer Science, Math, Physics, and Earth Science! When he's not toiling away at running some math or science event, you can find him happily puzzling, board gaming, or singing away. He is a member of Stanford's South Asian A Cappella group as well as the head coordinator for Stanford's annually run high school math tournament. Arpit has loved to tutor from middle school, where he would help tutor fellow algebra students during homerooms. Since then, he's worked with a wide variety of students, and there's nothing that satisfies him more than helping others see the mathematical beauty of the subjects that he fell in love with himself.
Julia is a graduate of Emory University (2015), where she received a BA in psychology. Since then, she has received her PhD in psychology at Yale University (2020). She now works as a postdoctoral research fellow at Boston College. While at Emory University, Julia was involved in policy debate, psychology research, and tutoring through Jumpstart Americorps. Since then, Julia has largely focused on developing a research program examining how children reason about social and moral issues and also how they behave in social and moral ways. In an effort to do so, she has published a number of peer-reviewed scientific articles. Further, while a graduate student at Yale, Julia taught a variety of college courses, including Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Cognitive Science, the Evolution of Cooperation, and Moralities of Everyday Life. She is motivated to help students thrive in a variety of subjects, including math, science, psychology, and writing.
Anna is a student at Yale University double majoring in physics and philosophy. She is co-captain of the Yale Moot Court team, and plays clarinet in the Davenport Pops Orchestra. She is also a stage manager at the Yale School of Music and an enthusiastic participant in intramural corn hole! Anna has been teaching since she started high school and enjoys working with students on test prep as well as on writing, math, and physics.
Sid is studying Chemical Engineering at Georgia Tech. He is an undergraduate researcher in the Systems Design Lab on campus, and published a paper for the first time this year in the Chemistry of Materials journal. Sid has worked with students across all parts of the score range, and loves seeing students reach their potential. Sid tutors in a volunteering role as well with the Keeping Pace program and is passionate about seeing students from all backgrounds get access to quality tutoring.
Rocio is studying Economics at Harvard. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, she serves on the executive board of the Harvard Organization for Latin America. On campus, she is actively involved in the Women in Business association and several educational conferences. Rocio has been tutoring students on the SAT and college admissions since going through the application process herself. She enjoys helping students to build their test-taking skills and confidence, and achieve their goals.
Adam is a Biomedical Engineering student at Duke University. Originally from West Palm Beach, FL, Adam is not only passionate about the biomedical sciences, but also environmental activism. As a trumpet player of 10 years, Adam is a member of the Duke University Wind Symphony, and Duke’s Baldwin Brass Quintet. He is currently a member of Duke Student Broadcasting, Duke University Union, the Green Devil Sustainability Ambassador Certification Program, and a Bass Connections research team focused on innovative engineering design in Energy and the Environment. He scored a 36 on the ACT on his first attempt, and is excited to help students not only succeed in subjects they’re struggling with, but gain an interest and passion for the act of learning itself. He began tutoring in high school as the head science tutor for Dreyfoos School of the Arts’ National Honor Society tutoring program, where he tutored the SAT, ACT, and AP science subjects. He loves getting to know motivated students, and assisting them in achieving their academic goals.
Julia studies Neuroscience and Anthropology at Yale University. In high school, Julia was an avid musician, playing the bassoon, piano, saxophone, oboe, and flute. Julia also conducted medical research by studying the biological mechanisms behind certain forms of cancer. At Yale, Julia is involved in both STEM & Health Equity Advocates as well as the Yale International Relations Association, where she serves as a vice chair for the Yale Model United Nations conference. Prior to joining Alexander Academy, Julia tutored students through a non-profit organization as well as an after school mentorship program at her high school. She loves helping students develop strategies to overcome standardized testing and make strides toward their academic success!
Tyler is studying mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech. Originally from Charlotte, he enjoys playing guitar and doing improv in his free time. He is a member of Delta Sigma Phi fraternity and strives to improve his leadership abilities whenever he gets the chance. After graduating, he hopes to attain his masters degree in mechanical engineering and pursue a career in the manufacturing industry. Tyler has been passionate about education from a young age and likes to explore high-level math concepts recreationally. He has been tutoring for several years in many different areas, including SAT, ACT, academic tutoring, guitar, and music theory.
Michael is a graduate student studying Bioengineering and Neuroscience at Harvard University. He currently works at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Orthopedics Department, and has also volunteered in medical clinics abroad. In high school, Michael was invited to speak at the US Dept. of State, was a State AP Scholar, and received several national level accolades for competitive mathematics, biology, and neuroscience. He is a National Elks Most Valuable Student Scholar, John Harvard Scholar, Horatio Alger National Scholar, and National Merit Scholar. When able, Michael enjoys rowing, chess, and breeding guppies. Michael has tutored STEM for Kindergarten through PhD students, taught high school mathematics for the past 3 years, and is deeply passionate about helping driven students create exceptional educational programs. Highlights in Michael’s tutoring career include: accelerating a 3rd grader through precalculus and physics, helping two students under the age of 10 receive over a 700 on the Math section of the SAT, and training a perfect scorer on the American Mathematics Competition.
Ethan is a Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science major at Yale University. Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, he enjoys swimming, learning to solve different Rubik’s Cubes, and listening to Taylor Swift. In high school, he was a robotics fanatic, President of a local FIRST Robotics Competition team, and one of 161 U.S. Presidential Scholars across the nation. Now at Yale, Ethan is Treasurer and a mentor in Code Haven, an organization that helps introduce computer science to middle school students. Prior to joining Alexander Academy, Ethan tutored students in numerous high school courses, ACT/SAT exams, and AP tests through a peer mentorship program in high school, and with a non-profit organization. He loves being able to help other students overcome some of the barriers associated with these tests and classes so that everyone can take steps towards their own academic success and enjoy learning a little bit more!
Daniella is a current student at Duke studying Economics & Spanish, while completing a certificate in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. She is extremely excited to be a part of the Alexander Academy team, as Daniella founded and managed her own tutoring business throughout high school. As such, she has many years of tutoring experience and has always enjoyed working with and speaking to the students. As a former high school debater, Daniella’s high-level public speaking/presentation skills make for clear, concise lessons with her students. Aside from academics, Daniella is involved in Duke’s Art, Law, & Markets Initiative (DALMI), where she conducts research on art markets across the world. She is also a member of Business Oriented Women and Duke Presidential Ambassadors, where she serves as the primary student liaison to Duke administration, working various events and giving tours to VIP guests who come to campus. In her free time, Daniella enjoys watching/playing soccer, trying new foods, following Miami Heat basketball, and photography.
Nate is an undergraduate student at Yale University studying Ethics, Politics, and Economics. He is the chairman of the Independent Party of the Yale Political Union and is also a member of the Yale Ethics Bowl team. When he’s not studying, Nate enjoys backpacking and playing soccer. Nate has been tutoring since high school and is also involved in the Yale Education Tutoring Initiative, which works with middle and high school students in the New Haven area. He enjoys tutoring because each student is a unique challenge that requires him to tailor his approach to their specific learning style and needs.
Ian is a student at Georgia Tech studying Computer Science with concentrations in Intelligence and Modeling/Simulation. Originally from Houston, TX, he graduated top of his class and earned a National Merit Scholarship. In high school, he spent many hours helping his friends in their classes as well as tutoring other students at school. At Georgia Tech, he has gotten involved in Data Science @ GT, most recently working on a project using machine learning techniques to take multilingual audio and convert it to text. Ian has always loved helping students succeed, especially being able to see how happy and confident they become when they improve in areas that have been holding them back.
Victor Valbuena is a computer science student at the Georgia Institute of Technology, hoping to complete his bachelor's and his master's in the same subject before leaving. He has always had a knack for explaining and simplifying things, and enjoys helping students succeed. Originally from Seattle, his parents are from Brazil, and from an early age he took interest in almost everything, but especially math, science, and the humanities. His hobbies include reading, working out, and getting to know new people.
Caitlin is a student at Yale University studying Global Affairs. On-campus, she is the president of YaleDancers, Yale's oldest student-run dance organization. She is also involved in Yale's Elmseed Enterprise Fund, a non-profit aimed at providing consulting services and funding for New Haven entrepreneurs and startups. Beyond that, she is also a research assistant at both the Yale School of Management and Yale's School of Public Health. Caitlin started tutoring in high school through a program called the California Scholarship Federation, in which Caitlin frequently tutored underclassmen in science and math. Furthermore, after completing her own college applications, Caitlin joined Collegevine as an essay consultant, editing student essays for both content and grammar, helping position applicants for success. Her favorite part of tutoring is interacting with students and aiding their learning process.
Jacob is currently a 2nd-year student at Columbia University where he is studying Economics and Computer Science. He is also a member of the Columbia Heavyweight Rowing program. Jacob found his passion for tutoring in high school where he created a tutoring system to ensure academic success for his dorm. His favorite part of tutoring is seeing students� breakthroughs when discovering how to solve a problem. In his free time, Jacob enjoys traveling and everything outdoors.
Karishma is studying Industrial Engineering at Georgia Tech. Originally from Atlanta, GA, she graduated from Pace Academy cum laud. She is a recipient of the Zell Miller Scholarship and Women in Engineering Scholarship and holds a 4.0 GPA. Karishma is a member of a collegiate, all-women’s, competitive dance team, and has a great passion for dancing, drawing and acting. For the past two summers, Karishma has worked as an assistant teacher at the Goddard preschool. Her love for children and teaching has further led to teach at Alexander Academy. She looks forward to working with all of the bright, motivated students she has the honor of tutoring.
Originally from Salt Lake City, UT, Alex graduated from Georgia Tech with a double major in physics and computer science. He is currently taking a semester off before grad school and is involved with two research groups in addition to tutoring. Outside of academics, he enjoys rock climbing, board games, and indie rock.
Sarah is a Computer Science student at Columbia University. Growing up in Colorado, Sarah loves to hike and ski, as well spend time with her pet bunny! At Columbia, she is a member of Engineers Without Borders, Girls Who Code, and the Columbia Space Initiative. She is also a researcher at the Computational Design Lab, where she works on natural language processing for science communication patterns on social media. Ever since high school, Sarah has tutored students in SAT/ACT Preparation, IB Test Preparation, French, and various STEM topics. Sarah strives to create an environment in which her students feel comfortable and confident in their skills!
Laine is a third year student at Yale studying Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and History of Science, Public Health and Medicine. She is passionate about creating more equitable health systems in the United States and globally, and took this past semester off to work with different activist organizations to try to further understand and combat health inequity caused by the American criminal justice system. At Yale, she conducts research in an infectious disease lab, and specifically focuses on understanding Malaria and its transmission mechanism. Outside of her studies, Laine is a member of the varsity field hockey team and is passionate about athletics and the outdoors; she loves hiking, skiing, camping and running. Laine loves working with students of all ages and from various backgrounds, having experience both as a tutor and a coach. She is equipped to help students with everything from math to writing, and has experience in SAT and ACT tutoring, as well as with essay-writing. She looks forward to getting to know her students and hopefully making a lasting impact on their lives!
Alix is a Mechanical Engineering student at Georgia Tech. Originally from Tampa, FL, Alix is involved in many organizations on campus, including Engineers Without Borders, Yellow Jacket Club, and Georgia Tech Swim Club. Alix is also beginning research in an AquaBots lab in the fall. Alix has tutored her peers and younger students throughout high school in a variety of subjects. She loves helping kids and seeing them thrive both in and out of the classroom!
Deven is pursuing a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a co-term in computer science at Stanford University. Since the beginning of high school, he has always been passionate about using teaching as a means to give back to his community. From tutoring in math and computer science to college essay editing, Deven has over five years of experience in professional tutoring. Most importantly, Deven is extremely passionate about making education more equitable in the United States and helping students overcoming some of the financial barriers that present themselves in the college admissions process. Whether it's giving time or donating significant portions of his income to charities for education in underserved communities, Deven plans on continuing to devote his energy towards leveling the playing field in education.
Nadine Marie Khoury, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, is a recent graduate of Harvard University, where she studied Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Government. In college, she conducted computational genomics research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, specifically studying the Ebola Virus. She has also conducted research at the Rockefeller University Laboratory of Genetics in New York City, and Brown University’s BrainGate Lab. Outside the world of science, Nadine served as Harvard’s Student Body Treasurer, was a member of the Institute of Politics, and has enjoyed debate through her middle school, high school, and college teams. She has studied Arabic, Mandarin, French, and Latin, and was a 2015 Yale Young Global Scholar in Science, Policy, and Innovation. In her free time, Nadine enjoys listening to, playing, and composing music. She relishes in the time she spends at the keyboard and hopes to continue nourishing her creative mind during graduate school and beyond.
Jeremy Mahoney is studying computer science and math at Georgia Tech. In high school, Jeremy participated in speech and debate and cross country. Jeremy is passionate about languages and is proficient in Spanish, French, and Mandarin. In his free time, Jeremy likes to play the piano, do calisthenics, and yo-yo. Jeremy enjoys teachings and plans to pursue a career in using machine learning to improve educational technology.
John Eng is currently studying biomedical engineering at Georgia Tech, and is a soon-to-be graduate. John is a member of Georgia tech soccer and co-captain of the mock trial teams. He is also a certified EMT, loves science, and (as can be seen from the picture below) potato chips! John has been tutoring for several years now in many different capacities, including SAT, ACT and academic tutoring. John also works with younger students, teaching STEM through an outreach program called Georgia Tech Healthreach. He enjoys finding new approaches to teaching his students and feels that making education fun is a key to getting results. He plans on pursuing a career as a surgeon.
Justine is a student at Duke University studying Economics, Spanish, and Markets and Management. On campus, Justine is heavily involved in Duke's Association for Business Oriented Women, where she serves on the Data Analytics Committee, and America Reads America Counts, where she volunteers as a tutor for elementary and middle school-aged children in Durham Public Schools. Justine was also a teaching assistant for a Duke Pre-College course last summer, where she loved being able to connect with the students and assist them on their academic journey. In her free time, Justine enjoys hiking in the North Carolina mountains, spending time with her friends and family, and going on runs!
Katelyn is currently a Masters student at Georgia Tech in Computer Science. Originally from Charlotte, she enjoys traveling, outdoor sports, playing guitar, and background acting for films in the Atlanta area. After graduating, Katelyn plans to be a Product Manager at Microsoft. Her passion for teaching developed in high school as she tutored students in various academic subjects and assisted peers with college essay writing. Throughout her time at Tech, Katelyn has been a teaching assistant for math and computer science courses as well as a mentor for first year students.
Roopsha studied biological engineering at MIT and is currently doing research on protein modification and drug delivery. While at MIT, she wrote for the Undergraduate Research Journal and MIT Chroma, a science and humanities magazine, and helped to teach courses through MIT’s Educational Studies Program. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, listening to music, and growing aloe plants. Roopsha ran the science tutoring program in her high school and has loved tutoring ever since. She has worked with a variety of students and subjects, including teaching math to middle school girls, thermodynamics to college students, and SAT writing to high schoolers. She particularly enjoys helping students develop versatile problem-solving and critical thinking skills that can be used in standardized tests, coursework, and beyond.
Isaac is a student at Columbia University majoring in economics and concentrating in statistics. Throughout his undergraduate years, he has worked as a residential advisor, interned with the Council on Foreign Relations, and perfected his sandwich order at the nearest off-campus deli. Originally from Chicago, Isaac likes exploring New York, finding new books to read based on Goodreads reviews alone, and going on runs with friends. Isaac enjoyed tutoring classmates in high school as a National Honor Society member and continues to mentor students as an undergraduate student.
Astra is a Neuroscience major at Yale University. On campus, she serves on the executive board of YaleDancers, Yale's oldest dance company and a group that she has been a part of throughout her college career. Additionally, she was a part of the inaugural board of Black Pre Health at Yale where she served as Women's Health lead and now serves as a senior adviser. She also works in the Clinical and Affective Neuroscience lab researching substance use and gambling disorders. Astra has always been very interested in teaching and most recently has volunteered to teach health classes in New Haven classrooms, as well as worked for an English language tutoring company. She especially enjoys working one-on-one with students to help them use their unique learning styles in order to succeed.
Megan is a student at Duke University pursuing a self-designed major called Medical Utilitarianism. She is a coxswain on the women’s varsity rowing team as well as a Margolis Scholar. She also serves as a middle school mentor in the Durham community and is happiest when working with others. She intends to pursue a master’s degree in public health and attend medical school. Megan loves tutoring and teaching. She is currently piloting an undergraduate half credit class at Duke on the causes and consequences of stress. She began tutoring during her sophomore year of high school when helping K-12 students advance their math skills. She loves helping students develop flexibility in their problem-solving strategies.
I am an undergraduate student at Duke student majoring in Environmental Science and minoring in Innovation & Entrepreneurship. I am passionate about my research on bioremediation, looking at how bacteria and fungi can clean up pollutants in the soil. I have tutored numerous students in SAT, ACT and AP test prep as well as worked as a Japanese tutor for beginning to advanced students. I thoroughly enjoy teaching, being able to see how the student progresses and the weaknesses they are able to conquer! My plans after graduation are to work as an environmental engineer short-term and get a PhD in environmental engineering developing new fungal remediation techniques.
Andrew is a graduate student at the Georgia Institute of Technology studying Mechanical Engineering. He is a researcher in the Underwater Acoustics lab on campus studying how sound waves react in ocean water and how to adjust for those differences. In his spare time, he likes to go running, hiking, and play video games. He has worked as a teaching assistant for multiple semesters and has tutored peers in multiple subjects as well. He loves working with students and seeing them grow as they learn more and more.
Jerry is a Computer Science and Business Analytics double major at MIT. Professionally, he is passionate about the field of quantitative finance and applying statistical techniques to make markets more efficient. Jerry has instructed courses in machine learning for undergraduates at MIT as well as outside for high school students. As a tutor, he has worked with undergraduates of varying levels in computer science, math and physics, as well as high school students for the SAT. Jerry enjoys the process of teaching and witnessing his students grasp previously unfamiliar topics. He always strives to communicate complex concepts clearly in an easily understandable way. When he is not singing with his on-campus a cappella group or hosting his own radio show, Jerry enjoys playing the violin and enjoying history and geopolitics discussions with his quiz bowl teammates.
Sarah is a student at Harvard College studying History. On campus, she is a member of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals Business Staff and the Women in Business Club. Outside of school, Sarah loves to travel, cook, and play volleyball. Sarah has worked as a tutor and teaching assistant in a variety of subjects. She loves finding creative ways to help students understand material and think critically. She also loves working closely with students and getting to know their learning preferences, so she can personalize the process and ensure it’s fun and engaging!
Marc is a student at Harvard College studying studio film in the Art, Film, and Visual Studies department with a secondary (minor) in Government. He was a senior staff editor at the Harvard International Review, and is an intern for DRCLAS’ ReVista. Marc has been a tutor for the past three years across a number of different organizations. He believes that teaching is best done by getting to know each student and tailoring the experience to best suit their needs. Marc specializes in writing-based tutoring, focusing on English writing and grammar, college applications and essays, and any subject which requires essays and/or other types of longform writing. Marc is also bilingual, being a native Spanish speaker, and tutors Spanish as well.
Elsie Harrington is an undergraduate student at Yale University double majoring in Theatre and Performance Studies and either English or Humanities, along with working toward an Education Studies Certificate. On campus, she does research for the Education Center of the Yale Policy Institute and volunteers with the Youth Leadership Program for young migrant and refugee women through the Migration Alliance at Yale. She has acted, assistant directed, and done dramaturgy for various plays and musicals with the Yale Cabaret, the Yale Dramatic Association, and other student groups. Her two biggest passions are storytelling and education, and she loves combining the two by helping students tell their own stories and reach their full potential.
Noga is pursuing a dual-bachelors degree in Information Science and Philosophy at Columbia University. When she isn’t out exploring New York City, Noga is involved as a board member of the Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs and plays on the women’s ultimate frisbee team. In high school, Noga loved working with kids in the community to approach challenging subjects in fun and exciting ways. In college, Noga continues to peer-tutor her friends in computer science and English. She deeply believes that learning should not be stressful, and enjoys finding creative ways to problem-solve.
Cami is an undergraduate student at Duke University double majoring in Public Policy and French Studies and minoring in Psychology. She is currently the cadet commander of the Duke Air Force ROTC detachment and, upon graduation, will commission into the United States Air Force as a contracting officer. Throughout college, Cami has participated in tutoring and mentoring middle school students in refugee communities through the Kenan Institute of Ethics. She also has experience working with high schoolers through National Honor Society and private tutoring. She is passionate about math, reading, traveling, and her dog!
Sindhura is currently an undergraduate student at Yale University, majoring in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. On campus, she researches at the Yale School of Medicine, is a part of the Yale Danceworks team and Yale Powerlifting, and is a Legislative Captain for the Yale Democrats. Beyond that, she is an Associate Editor and writer for The Politic, Yale’s undergraduate journal of politics and culture, and loves all things related to traveling, being outdoors, food, and animals. Sindhura was a peer tutor for five years throughout high school, and she remains passionate about teaching and mentoring students. For the past two years, Sindhura has had a significant role as both a mentor and Yale’s Campus Manager for Project Access, a nonprofit that supports underprivileged students throughout the college applications process.
Gabrielle is a Biochemistry and Premedical student at Columbia University. She is a member of Columbia’s Peer Health Exchange Chapter, which aims to empower young students to make informed decisions about their health. Gabrielle spent her summers throughout college conducting biology research and hopes to conduct research at a biotech company before attending medical school. Outside of her academic interests, Gabrielle loves drawing and spending time with friends in Central Park. Gabrielle loves helping other people and sharing her love for fascinating scientific concepts. Solving problems with others is part of her daily routine as she deeply values learning about how other people think and how they can grow their skill set.
Noa is pursuing a double major in Computer Science and Government at Harvard College, where she is also involved in model congress, Women in Computer Science, and Jewish life on campus. She also works as a Teaching Fellow in the Introduction to Computer Science course (CS50). Originally from Los Angeles, Noa hopes to focus her career on tech policy, working to ensure that technology is ethical and accessible. Noa has loved the magical feeling of helping a student finally get something to click since helping her friends in elementary school. She is a believer that any student is capable of mastering a topic if they are taught with patience and empathy. She helps demystify the SAT for her students, breaking down challenging concepts into bite-sized, manageable pieces. Noa hopes to meet you and help you unlock your academic potential!
Elmira is an undergraduate student at Duke University majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Music. She serves as the President of Happy Kids Healthy Kids and is a research assistant in the Department of Neurobiology and Population Health Sciences. After graduating, she intends on attending dental school and pursuing a master’s degree in public health. Elmira tutored throughout high school, working at various learning centers with students ages 5-18. She has also worked with children of various ages teaching taekwondo. She enjoys working with all students to find clear, individualized explanations.
Janet is a Computer Science major at Harvard University. Outside of school and research, she loves to climb, be outdoors, and listen to music. Janet has been a teaching fellow for 3 different computer science courses at Harvard, 2 at the undergraduate level and 1 at the Harvard Business School. She has also been a teaching assistant in a physics course at high school, and loves working with students of all ages!
Rachel is a neuroscience major on the pre-health track at Duke University. She is also planning on pursuing minors in Chemistry and Latin. She loves working with other students to help them achieve their goals and to personalize the process to cater towards a student. She has worked with a variety of age and skill levels and loves to see students get motivated to learn throughout the process. At Duke, Rachel is social chair of Duke's moot court team and competes in the AMCA oral argument competition. Outside of school, Rachel loves reading, travelling, and cooking.
Shanivi is currently an undergraduate at Harvard College, studying engineering and biology. She writes for various publications at Harvard, from The Crimson to different undergraduate journals on campus. Outside of the classroom, Shanivi likes exploring Boston and enjoying nature. She also enjoys going to art museums, and is a fan of impressionism. She is also interested in learning other languages, having taken Latin at Harvard. Shanivi is enthusiastic about teaching and mentorship, and has also been involved in programs aimed at teaching others during her time in college. She believes that learning is vital to ensuring a brighter tomorrow.
Samuel Core is an Atlanta native currently studying medical physics at Georgia Tech. He is currently working on neurophysics research and collaborating on his first publication. He is also a passionate environmentalist, participating in several organizations for sustainability awareness. Sam has been tutoring a variety of subjects for many years, including SAT tutoring, College Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry. His hobbies include hiking, traveling, playing the piano, and reading mathematical books in his free time.
Jacob is a student at Columbia University where he is studying Economics and Computer Science. He is also a member of the Columbia Heavyweight Rowing program. Jacob found his passion for tutoring in high school where he created a tutoring system to ensure academic success for his dorm. His favorite part of tutoring is seeing students’ breakthroughs when discovering how to solve a problem. In his free time, Jacob enjoys traveling and everything outdoors.
Portia is currently an undergraduate student at MIT, majoring in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She is a member of the Society of Women Engineers, on the board of the MIT Global Research and Consulting Group, and on the Women’s Openweight Crew team. She is also a researcher at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, working on techniques for automatic document processing of financial documents. Portia has been tutoring friends and classmates in a variety of STEM subjects since the beginning of high school. She loves making math and science accessible to students of all backgrounds and making challenging topics easy to understand.
Julianna Snoeblen is studying civil engineering major at Georgia Tech. Julianna is a member of For the Kids, a philanthropic organization, and the NROTC program. She is aspiring to commission as an officer in the United States Navy after graduating. In her free time, she likes to play guitar and read. Julianna has been a private tutor for a variety of subjects over several years and loves teaching anything STEM related. In the more recent years, she has been specializing in tutoring high school students in the ACT and SAT. She has also worked with younger children as a swim coach in high school.
Hyuk is a Mechanical Engineering major at Georgia Tech and is currently pursuing a robotics concentration along with a Computer Science minor. Originally from Cumming, Georgia, he graduated from Lambert High School where he was the president of the robotics club and officer of the Beta club. In his spare time, he enjoys playing baseball as well as working on robots in the lab. Hyuk has tutored high school students in both the SAT and academic classes for the past two years. He has taught in a variety of settings, both small groups and individual sessions, and he loves seeing students achieve their goals.
Radhika is a student at Columbia University on the premedical track, majoring in Medical Humanities with a Special Concentration in Business Management. As a Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholar, she has been doing neuroscience research at the Salzman Lab of the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute for almost three years. Outside of the classroom and lab, Radhika volunteers at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, connecting patients with community organizations that address the social determinants of health, and helps build global partnerships with grassroots organizations as Vice President of Partnerships for GlobeMed. On campus, she also mentors underclassmen for the American Medical Students Association, dances and choreographs for Columbia Raas, and serves as a pre-orientation leader for the Columbia Outdoor Orientation Program. In her free time, Radhika is an oil painter specializing in large-scale portraiture and loves to read and write poetry. Having had extensive tutoring experiences in a wide range of settings, Radhika especially loves to encourage her students to be creative problem-solvers.
Carter is a student at Harvard College majoring in Government with a minor in Russian studies. Outside of class he helps run the governing board for Harvard Model Congress, mentors for the Urban Debate League, and provides free legal information to residents of Massachusetts as a volunteer for the Small Claims Advisory Service. After graduation, Carter is planning on attending Law School and working in public service law. Teaching has been an important part of Carter’s life since highschool where he tutored peers in Physics and participated in a program that taught English in Ukraine and Moldova to native Russian speakers. In College, he has continued to mentor high school students across all core subjects, and is teaching whenever he can find the time. He can't wait to meet his next Alexander Academy student!
Eva is a student at Georgia Tech currently pursuing an Industrial and Systems Engineering degree with a concentration in Economic and Financial Systems. She currently holds a co-op position with Southern Company-Georgia Power in the Administration team focusing on Demand Side analysis, and plans to pursue a job in consulting with a focusing on integrating technology, and process optimization. Outside of school, she is an active member in her sorority, serving on its executive board. She is also a passionate yogi, loves hiking, and is trying to get into running.
Originally from Boston, Irene is a Classics and linguistics major at Harvard University. When she isn’t developing curricula and mentoring students, you can find her planning fun events for the Asian American Association, playing flute for the Harmony mentoring program, and researching for a Classics professor. She’s also the vice-president of the Harvard Undergraduate Studies in Education and works with the Paideia Institute, a non-profit educational organization that aims to preserve the study of Classics. Irene loves working with students from diverse backgrounds and is passionate about bonding with them. She also loves working on creative writing with her students and learning from their endless creativity and passions. In the future, she aspires to pursue education and become a professor.
Jack is an undergraduate student at Georgia Tech pursuing a B.S. in physics with an astrophysics concentration and a mathematics minor. A native of Atlanta, he graduated from Woodward Academy in 2015, earning a National Merit Scholarship. He plans to graduate in Spring 2023 and to pursue a PhD in Physics. He has received both the PURA Undergraduate Research Award and the Letson Undergraduate Physics Fellowship for his work with the Nobel Prize-winning LIGO Scientific Collaboration, which detects ripples in the fabric of reality created by black holes and neutron stars crashing together in far corners of our universe. Jack loves tutoring and experiences great joy when students realize that inner narratives about fixed academic aptitudes are often illusions In addition to his research, tutoring, and academic coursework, Jack is passionate about multi-media musicianship. He plays trombone and guitar proficiently and dabbles with electronic music production on a very novice level.
Tess is currently studying Environmental Biology & Physics at Barnard College of Columbia University, and an alumna and student teacher with the Virginia Earth Systems Science Scholars (VESSS) Program at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA. As a tutor of 5+ years, Tess takes pride in her student-centered approach, one that instills confidence by tailoring her tutoring methods to the needs and strengths of her students. Tess is interested in satellite technology and hopes to contribute to environmental systems science through satellite observation of Earth. As the child of a military family Tess is well-travelled, but takes the most pride in her family's home base in Richmond, VA. Whenever she is in Virginia, you can find Tess soaking up the vitamin D at Belle Isle on the James River.
Broughton is currently pursuing a masters degree in electrical engineering at Georgia Tech. Broughton is a peer instructor at the interdisciplinary design commons on campus where he assists students with their projects and the use of equipment, including 3D printers and laser cutters. In addition, he is the lead tutor for the First-Generation Investors chapter at Georgia Tech, which partners with local high schools to teach fundamental investing practices to students. Outside of school, he enjoys multiple hobbies including investing, reading and basketball.
Audrey is an Industrial and Systems Engineering student at Georgia Tech. She is a leader in her sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta, and is involved in several service organizations on campus. Audrey recently accepted an engineering Co-op position with Delta Airlines, and plans to pursue a career in the travel industry after graduation. Audrey began tutoring in high school, and has worked with students of all ages in both academic subjects and ACT prep. She prides herself in creating a comfortable space for her students to learn and grow, and she is honored to work with such motivated and eager students. Her favorite thing about teaching is witnessing the growth a student shows from beginning to end, and reinforcing to each student just how capable of greatness they are.
Julius is a Neuroscience major at Harvard University. Originally from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, he is interested in public health, public policy, and the intersections of these two studies. He is an editor on Harvard's student newspaper as well as a part of Harvard's Public Policy Program and the Harvard Votes Challenge initiative. Julius has been tutoring students for as long he can remember. Growing up, he was constantly helping his younger relatives with math and science, and this trend continued into high school and now college, where he frequently takes on SAT students. He heavily encourages creativity in all problem solving, and is extremely excited to work with all of the bright students.
Siofra Murdoch is a student at Harvard college pursuing a joint degree (double major) in Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience with a secondary (minor) in Global Health and Health Policy. She intends to pursue a medical degree after graduating from Harvard. Outside of academics, Siofra is a member of the varsity field hockey team. She is also a board member on the SAAC, the Vice President of the uWHA, and an editorial staff writer for The Harvard Crimson. Siofra first began tutoring in highschool, though has been coaching field hockey since she was 14. She brings the same energy to coaching goal scoring as teaching calculus and hopes that everyone of her students will love learning as much as she does (or at least not hate calculus)!
Kaavya is a Neuroscience and Business double major at Georgia Tech. She is currently conducting research on diabetic retinopathy with Dr. Pardue, and is the hospital relations chair for For the Kids. In high school, Kaavya actively worked with students of all ages, from elementary school to high school, tutoring them in any subject through the National Honor Societies. She also spearheaded the ACT tutoring program in the National Science Honor Society in her high school. Her hobbies include playing soccer, adventuring, traveling, and creating videos. She is also a third degree black belt in TaeKwonDo!
Julien is a student at Duke studying Global Health, Political Science and Economics. Julien is originally from New York, but currently resides in San Francisco. He is amember of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, as well as the UNICEF club and club tennis team at Duke. Julien has tutored students in a range of subjects including math, English, French, and chemistry and loves working with students to help them learn and improve their scores. In his free time, Julien enjoys reading, travelling, scuba diving and watching and playing tennis.
Yixin is majoring in Materials Science and Engineering and pursuing a minor in Chemistry & Biochemistry at Georgia Tech. Hailing from Boston, Yixin is the Athletic Chair for the Delta Upsilon fraternity, runs for Tech club running, is a Training Officer at the materials science makerspace, and is currently working on vaccine research as an undergraduate. He is passionate about discussing music and film as art forms and is a big UFC fan. He has worked as a youth track coach throughout high school, developing runners ages 3-14. This passion for mentoring the younger generation excites him as he looks forward to working with students at Alexander Academy.
Brendon is an undergraduate student at Georgia Tech studying Industrial Systems Engineering. He is actively involved in the campus spirit and traditions organization, Ramblin' Reck Club. Some of his interests include hiking, reading, Georgia Tech sports, and healthcare. He wants to work in process improvement for the healthcare system, improving the patient experience and saving lives. Brendon loves statistics and optimization, and also has an affinity for computer programming and simulations.
Abby is originally from the Boston area and is currently studying Economics at Columbia University. On campus, she has been involved in Columbia Venture Partners (the undergraduate venture capital club) and the Mock Trial team. She enjoys learning about start-ups, VC, automation, and antitrust law. With four years of tutoring experience in subjects including Math, English, Latin, ACT prep, and general writing guidance, she loves getting to know her students and watching them grow. In her free time, Abby loves to hike, run, watch sunsets with her friends, and play guitar.
Aunika is an undergraduate student at Columbia University, majoring in biomedical engineering and minoring in statistics. On campus, she is currently conducting bioinformatics research at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center and is involved in several clubs, including CU Red Cross, Active Minds, and Columbia Synapse. She hopes to attend medical school in the future. In her free time, she enjoys playing piano and violin, spending time outdoors, and baking. Aunika enjoys helping students of all ages in math and science classes, college application prep, standardized tests, and music and instrument playing.
Jacob is a graduate from Georgia Tech and is working towards his Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech. He graduated with highest honors and earned a Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Jacob was a member of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and conducted research into generative design for drone frames. He is currently working on starting his own company eyeClue through Georgia Tech's CREATE-X program. He has experience tutoring peers and family and enjoys helping people learn.
Ronit is is studying Computer Science and Robotics at Georgia Tech. He is currently working with the American Lung Cancer Screening Initiative on a mobile application to help former smokers understand their risk of developing lung cancer. Ronit is passionate about entrepreneurship and wants to start his own company in the tech space. In his free time, Ronit enjoys playing the guitar, skiing, and hanging out with his dog. He loves helping others achieve their college admission goals and is excited to work with students to make their dreams a reality.