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Algebra, Calculus, Economics, Geometry more...
Kyle graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in '05 with an AB in Economics. In addition to the traditional economics curriculum, he pursued extensive study of political philosophy and its relation to economics, with an emphasis on the early moderns. This research led to his senior thesis on the origins of modern "liberal" economics in the philosophy of Machiavelli, Hobbes, and Locke. In 2009 Kyle graduated summa cum laude from Berklee College of Music, where he studied classical composition and jazz performance on a full tuition scholarship. He has significant tutoring and teaching experience in both academics (economics, philosophy, statistics, writing) and music.
- Graduated magna cum laude from Harvard
- Plays saxophone
- Loves political philosophy
- Good communicator and easy to get along with
ACT Prep, Algebra, Archaeology, Art History more...
Jenny majored in the joint Archaeology/Materials Science program at MIT, receiving both her BS and PhD from there. She is Phi Beta Kappa, a National Merit Scholar, winner of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, an MIT Presidential Fellowship, and was awarded a FAMSI Research Grant. Her education combines both engineering and social sciences/humanities (she also minored in Art History at MIT), so she tutors a variety of different subjects, particularly in the sciences and math, although she particularly enjoys integrating multiple subjects for students. Jenny has been tutoring for over five years and has worked with students ranging in age from late elementary through graduate school. She has twice lectured full year subjects at MIT, but enjoys the face-to-face contact involved in tutoring. During college, she studied at Oxford University for a semester, and her archaeological research was conducted in Belize and Mexico. She has spent over two years living and working in Mexico.
Algebra, Calculus, Calculus GROUP, Geometry more...
Luke B. is an award-winning teaching fellow at Harvard (Fall 2011 Derek Bok Certificate of Distinction; 2011 & 2012 Harold T. White Awards). He is currently studying gene networks as a PhD candidate in Physics, following an MS from University of Chicago and a BA Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was elected into Phi Beta Kappa. He is also a regular performer and producer of improvisational comedy in the Boston area.
- Experienced with students in high school, college and continuing education
- PhD candidate in physics and biology
- Teaches verbal, quantitative and reasoning skills
- 2011 Harvard Physics Dept White Prize for Excellence in Teaching
Algebra, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry more...
Stephanie graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in business. She also focused on economics. She has been a tutor for five years, beginning with her work at City on a Hill charter school, where she helped failing students bring up their standards both for classes and for standardized exams like the MCAS.
- Graduated MIT '07
- Adept with any age student
Admissions - Graduate Schools (M.A. / Ph.D.), Admissions - Law School, Admissions Undergraduate (Hourly), Admissions Undergraduate Writing (Hourly) more...
Nicole is a doctoral student at Harvard Graduate School of Education, in the Culture, Community, and Education concentration. Nicole graduated with Honors and with Distinction from Cornell University, with a B.S. in Human Development. She also completed her M.S. from Cornell in the department of Design & Environmental Analysis. As a graduate student at Cornell, Nicole was a Knight Writing Center Fellow. Through this fellowship, she designed and taught an undergraduate writing course offered in conjunction with the design department's introductory environmental psychology course.
Admissions - Business School, Admissions - Graduate Schools (M.A. / Ph.D.), Admissions Undergraduate (Hourly)
Jenny began teaching in high school as a Golden Apple Scholar Award recipient, where she received supplemental training and a scholarship to attend the University of Illinois. There, Jenny graduated as a James Scholar with a BS in Secondary Education in Social Studies. Her zeal for education continued at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where she focused on urban policy. She then taught social studies at a nationally ranked gifted secondary school in Illinois. During this time, she was invited to be on the web board for the Time for Kids website and was chosen by the U.S. Department of State to design curricula for global understanding with Armenian schools. Walden Media also hired her to assist in producing curricula for three history films. After teaching, Jenny became a gifted specialist, researching gifted and talented students and learning. She then served as a Harvard Teacher Education Program Advisor for graduate students. Since college, Jenny has been successfully assisting students apply to various schools, programs and scholarships and particularly enjoys helping students articulate their unique self into words.
- Earned an EdM from the Harvard Graduate School of Education
- Formally taught for over 6 years and advised teachers in training at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for 2 years
- Acted as a curriculum specialist for various organizations/companies
- Researched special needs of gifted students
Admissions Undergraduate (Hourly), Admissions Undergraduate Writing (Hourly), Creative Writing, English more...
Sumita will begin a PhD program in English at Emory University in Fall 2012 and graduated magna cum laude and with departmental honors from Wellesley College in 2008. At Wellesley, she had the opportunity to pursue her passion for academic study in the humanities, majoring in English and Creative Writing and taking a plethora of history and foreign language courses as well. She has been a tutor for seven years and continues to work with a broad range of academic levels, from elementary school through college and postgraduate students. She has tutored K-12 students on a variety of humanities subjects and standardized test preparation in both individual and classroom settings. She also tutored at the college level for the Wellesley English department (where she loved helping students engage with literary texts) and tutored/TAed for the Wellesley Writing Program (where she helped students write clearly and effectively across a myriad of disciplines). In 2008, she presented a paper titled "Helping Students Unleash Their 'Inner Intellectual'" at the New England Peer Tutor Association annual conference. Her paper title encapsulates the aspect of tutoring that she loves the most: sharing her overall passion for education and learning with her students while helping them achieve their full potential in any given situation and become invested in their own academic destinies.
- Loves helping her students become invested in themselves and find their own academic passions
- Extensive experience studying and tutoring all listed academic subjects, as well as taking and tutoring all listed standardized tests
- Magna cum laude and departmental honors graduate of Wellesley College (3.92 major GPA). Will begin PhD program in English at Emory University in Fall 2012.
- Editor, published poet and reviewer
Expository Writing, History (American), History (World), Political Philosophy more...
Brad is a Ph.D student in the Government Department at Harvard, where he studies political philosophy. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Harvard in 2009 with a degree in Government. While there, he wrote his thesis on John Locke's views on slavery, which won both the Hoopes Prize and the Eric Firth Prize.
Biology, Evolutionary Biology
Karina holds a Masters degree from the University of Buenos Aires in Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology and a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology from Brandeis University. For the last twenty years, Karina has excelled as a teacher in a variety of biology courses at the University of Buenos Aires, Brandeis University, and Boston University, including Introduction to Biology, Introduction to Molecular and Cell Biology, Genetics, Ecology. She is currently a Biology professor at Boston University and the AP Biology teacher at Buckingham, Browne and Nichols Schools in Cambridge. She is a passionate scientist and teacher, who also performs research on science education, trying to understand how students learn and overcome misconceptions. Karina is fluent in Spanish, English, and Hebrew.
- Summer Curriculum Development Award: Granted for designing of “The Biology of Cancer” course, Boston University. Boston, MA.
- National Academies Education Fellow in the Life Sciences, National Academies of Science. Washington, DC.
- VisionU: Visualizing Science in Our Non-major Undergraduates, BU Educational Technology Grant. Boston University. Boston, MA
- Gillette Fellow for The Outstanding Student in the Molecular and Cell Biology Program. Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.
Algebra, Calculus, Geometry, Linear Algebra more...
Rishi graduated from Harvard with a cum laude degree in Physics. He has been tutoring math and science since he was in high school. He has previously been a non-resident Physics tutor at Currier House. Rishi is currently pursuing his PhD in Systems Biology (think math plus biology) at Harvard Medical School.
- AB in Physics from Harvard University
- Experienced in tutoring and explaining the "why" behind otherwise puzzling concepts