Alexander Academy is the only test prep group in Atlanta whose teachers all have perfect or near perfect scores. Our teachers include PhDs and Graduates from some of the best schools in the country and all have over three years of teaching experience with the SAT and ACT.

Emma Smith (Georgia Tech) SAT 1550 Emma is currently a Masters student 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 intends to pursue a law degree after she finishes her Masters. 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.

Emma Smith (Georgia Tech)

SAT 1550

Emma is currently a Masters student 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 intends to pursue a law degree after she finishes her Masters.

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.

Josh Vijayam (Princeton University) SAT 1530 Josh completed his bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and is currently completing his graduate program in Astrodynamics at Georgia Tech. Originally from Colorado, his hobbies include hiking, skiing, reading, and playing basketball. At Georgia Tech, he is the co-chair of the Fixed Wing and Satellite Research Teams. His current research project involves designing a satellite that will study Mar's moon Phobos. Josh loves teaching, and has been tutoring his younger siblings since high school. Josh has tutored math and science professionally for 4 years.

Josh Vijayam (Princeton University)

SAT 1530

Josh completed his bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and is currently completing his graduate program in Astrodynamics at Georgia Tech.

Originally from Colorado, his hobbies include hiking, skiing, reading, and playing basketball. At Georgia Tech, he is the co-chair of the Fixed Wing and Satellite Research Teams. His current research project involves designing a satellite that will study Mar's moon Phobos.

Josh loves teaching, and has been tutoring his younger siblings since high school. Josh has tutored math and science professionally for 4 years.

Kevin Lawkins (Williams College) SAT 1600 / ACT  36 Kevin is a Philosophy Major from Williams College (‘11) and the Co-Founder of Alexander Academy. Kevin taught frequently at Williams as a Teaching Assistant and Peer-Editor, where he also rowed on the Crew team and played upright bass in the Williams Jazz Ensemble. He enjoys teaching and working with youth and has worked as a test-prep consultant at numerous high schools. Kevin scored perfect on the SAT in high school and has been tutoring friends and family ever since. He is the primary author of Alexander Academy's "Guide to the ACT" Workbook and is currently completing his Degree in Constitutional Law at Emory University.

Kevin Lawkins (Williams College)

SAT 1600 / ACT  36

Kevin is a Philosophy Major from Williams College (‘11) and the Co-Founder of Alexander Academy. Kevin taught frequently at Williams as a Teaching Assistant and Peer-Editor, where he also rowed on the Crew team and played upright bass in the Williams Jazz Ensemble. He enjoys teaching and working with youth and has worked as a test-prep consultant at numerous high schools.

Kevin scored perfect on the SAT in high school and has been tutoring friends and family ever since. He is the primary author of Alexander Academy's "Guide to the ACT" Workbook and is currently completing his Degree in Constitutional Law at Emory University.

John Eng (Georgia Tech) SAT 1530 John Eng is a 5th year biomedical engineering major at Georgia Tech, soon to 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 find new approaches to teaching his students and feels that making eduction fun is a key to getting results. He plans on pursuing a career as a surgeon. 

John Eng (Georgia Tech)

SAT 1530

John Eng is a 5th year biomedical engineering major at Georgia Tech, soon to 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 find new approaches to teaching his students and feels that making eduction fun is a key to getting results. He plans on pursuing a career as a surgeon. 

Erica Shin (MIT/Georgia Tech) SAT  1550 / ACT 34 Erica is a Biomechanical Engineer from MIT. She is currently continuing her research at Georgia Tech where she has been involved with the Tissue Mechanics Lab with Dr. Wei Sun since 2015 and is in the progress of publishing a paper as a co-author for the Biomaterials Journal. During her time as an Alexander Academy test prep tutor, Erica has worked with many students and seen positive results in all of them. She loves getting to know each student individually in order to tailor the teaching experience to each student's needs. Watching her students improve and grow more confident in their test taking abilities is what motivates her to keep teaching.  

Erica Shin (MIT/Georgia Tech)

SAT  1550 / ACT 34

Erica is a Biomechanical Engineer from MIT. She is currently continuing her research at Georgia Tech where she has been involved with the Tissue Mechanics Lab with Dr. Wei Sun since 2015 and is in the progress of publishing a paper as a co-author for the Biomaterials Journal.

During her time as an Alexander Academy test prep tutor, Erica has worked with many students and seen positive results in all of them. She loves getting to know each student individually in order to tailor the teaching experience to each student's needs. Watching her students improve and grow more confident in their test taking abilities is what motivates her to keep teaching.

 

Sahil Pujara (Georgia Tech) SAT 1560 / ACT  35 Sahil is a third year Biomedical Engineering student at Georgia Tech, passionate about the medical device industry and the impact it has on quality of life for patients around the world.   Throughout his life, Sahil has taken a strong interest in mentorship. Whether working as a Peer Tutor in high school or student mentor to incoming freshman at Georgia Tech, he takes great pride in helping shape the future of the academic environment around him. Working with Alexander Academy has allowed Sahil to involve himself with the Atlanta community in a deeper way.

Sahil Pujara (Georgia Tech)

SAT 1560 / ACT  35

Sahil is a third year Biomedical Engineering student at Georgia Tech, passionate about the medical device industry and the impact it has on quality of life for patients around the world.  

Throughout his life, Sahil has taken a strong interest in mentorship. Whether working as a Peer Tutor in high school or student mentor to incoming freshman at Georgia Tech, he takes great pride in helping shape the future of the academic environment around him.

Working with Alexander Academy has allowed Sahil to involve himself with the Atlanta community in a deeper way.