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David L.

Algebra, Computer Science, Geometry, Pre-Algebra more...

David has an extensive professional background as a Computer Scientist. He was a full-time faculty member at Boston College before moving into private industry, where he focused on computer languages and programming tools. Recently, he's taught various computer courses at UMass-Boston, and Suffolk University. He's also helping out, as a volunteer, in middle school and high school classrooms in Boston. David's always fascinated to figure out how things work.. and how to go about understanding complex ideas. As a teacher, he thrives on finding common threads, helping his students to understand general principles and how they're applied to approach the problem at hand. He enjoys asking penetrating questions, and listening carefully, the better to provide appropriate guidance to each individual.

  • Harvard BA in Physics, Stanford PhD in Computer Science
  • Faculty member in Computer Science at Boston College, and Rutgers Univ. (full-time); and UMass-Boston and Suffolk Univ. (part-time). Has taught introductory programming, algorithms & data structures, object-oriented programming, compilers.
  • Computer Language competence includes Java, C/C++, assembler, shell, LISP/Scheme, Fortran.
  • Industry positions included Hewlett-Packard and Analog Devices. Helped develop new tools for building programs, and new programming languages. Also worked with robot vehicles.

Adam C.

Admissions - Graduate Schools (M.A. / Ph.D.), Econometrics, Economics, Economics - Group more...

Adam is a third-year PhD student in the Harvard University Department of Economics, funded by a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. As an undergraduate, Adam attended Yale University, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa as a junior, and graduated summa cum laude with degrees in both mathematics and economics. Before entering the PhD program at Harvard, Adam attended Cambridge University as a Gates Scholar, where he earned an MPhil in economics and placed first among the students in his program. Adam's research interests include econometrics and finance, and he has actively tutored graduate students in econometrics and statistics for the last two years.

  • BA in Mathematics, Yale 2007
  • MPhil in Economics, Cambridge 2008
  • PhD in Economics, Harvard 2013 (expected)
  • Perfect situational awareness

Denva J.

Art History, Debate & Speech, Essay Editing, Expository Writing more...

Denva graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Italian Studies and Art History with highest honors from Sweet Briar College. She has studied at Universita degli Studi di Carlo Bo in Italy and at the South Carolina Governor’s School for Arts and Humanities in Greenville, South Carolina where she specialized in acting. Before attending Harvard University where she is currently a PhD candidate in the department of the History of Art and Architecture, Denva was a high school teacher at the MATCH School in Boston, Massachusetts. At MATCH Denva taught high school English, both literature and writing, to 9th graders. During her tenure there, MATCH was the recipient of the prestigious EPIC award for excellent teaching practices and MCAS scores.

  • Has interned at The Cloisters, a medieval art museum associated with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City
  • Has interned at the Walters Museum in Baltimore, Maryland working on Baroque and Renaissance objects

Joelle P.

English, Writing

Joelle is originally from Upton, Massachusetts and graduated valedictorian from Holy Name High School in 2003. She then enrolled in the Honors Program at Boston College where she completed her BA in English in 2007 and her MEd in Secondary English and Special Education in 2010, receiving both degrees magna cum laude. She also spent a year studying in the English department at Mansfield College at Oxford University. This fall, she will be starting work on her PhD in American Literature at Tufts University.

  • Earned a BA in English from Boston College in 2007 and an MEd in Secondary English and Special Education in 2010, receiving both degrees magna cum laude
  • Spent a year studying in the English department at Mansfield College at Oxford University
  • Has taught in the English department at Saint John’s High School in Shrewsbury, MA
  • Currently working on her PhD in American Literature at Tufts University

Rebecca M.

Art History, Greek, Latin

Rebecca graduated with an honors degree in Classics from Georgetown University in 2007. After graduation, she attended the University of Oxford on a Lionel Pearson Fellowship, granted by the American Philological Association for outstanding undergraduates in the Classics. She earned a one-year Master's before moving on to a PhD program at Harvard in 2008. Since her arrival in Cambridge, Rebecca has tutored students of all ages and abilities in Latin, ancient Greek, and English. This fall she is excited to begin work as a teaching fellow, teaching introductory Latin and a survey of Greek literature, while continuing to work with individual students to meet their goals.

  • 2007 Lionel Pearson Fellowship winner
  • MA from Oxford University
  • PhD candidate in Classics at Harvard
  • Patient and encouraging tutor of languages

Emily G.

Creative Writing, English, Essay Editing, Expository Writing more...

Emily graduated from Princeton University in 2010 with a BA in Comparative Literature. She specialized in French and Spanish literature, and minored in Creative Writing (Poetry and Translation), while also pursuing significant coursework in religious studies and ancient literature. Her academic curiosity covers a range of topics, including Surrealist French poetry, apocalyptic Christian literature, mysticism, and early South Asian texts. Alongside Emily's love of words and ideas is a great love of teaching and working with students. For four years she worked at Princeton's Cotsen Children's Library as Assistant to the Director of Outreach, designing hands-on educational activities. After graduation, she spent a year as a full-time Teaching Intern at The Learning Project Elementary School in the Back Bay, where she especially loved teaching fifth graders how to find motifs in Greek myths. More recently, she’s enjoyed working with the B-SAFE program in Dorchester, and with students at Christopher’s Haven at Mass General Hospital.

  • Graduated from Princeton in 2010 with a BA in Comparative Literature
  • Studied at the Departments of Protestant and Catholic Theology at the University of Strasbourg, France
  • Recipient of the 2011 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship
  • Kellogg Fellow 2012-2013 at the Episcopal Chaplaincy at Harvard

Alvin C.

Algebra, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geometry more...

Alvin is a second year MD candidate at Harvard Medical School. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi from MIT in 2011 with an S.B. in Biological Engineering and minors in Biology and Music. In 2009, Alvin was the recipient of a Barry Goldwater Scholarship for his research on DNA damage repair and was also named an MIT Amgen Scholar for microRNA targeting research. In high school, Alvin was a USA Biology Olympiad National Semifinalist and National AP Scholar (11 AP exams taken). Over the past 6 years, Alvin has tutored students in subjects including Algebra, Geometry, Pre-calculus, Calculus, Spanish, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics, often helping his students achieve a one to two letter grade improvement. He is highly passionate about teaching and encourages students to think about, rather than memorize, the concepts.

  • 2nd year MD candidate at Harvard Medical School
  • S.B. in Biological Engineering from MIT with Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi honors
  • 2009 Barry Goldwater Scholarship
  • 800s on SAT II Biology, Chemistry, and Math IIC

Matthew E.

Algebra, Chemistry, Geometry, GRE more...

Matt holds a BA from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Chemistry and minored in Economics. In addition, he completed a host of Math, Physics, and Biology courses. While a sophomore at Bowdoin, he was selected by the faculty to tutor Chemistry and Quantitative skills. For three years, he led group study sessions and tutored students individually. He has also tutored high school students to prepare for the SSAT, SAT, and SAT subject tests. In addition, he has tutored the GRE. In the next few years, Matt plans to go to graduate school to continue his research in Chemistry.

  • Holds a BA from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Chemistry and minored in Economics
  • Selected by the faculty to tutor Chemistry and Quantitative skills at Bowdoin

Amrit A.

Algebra, Calculus, Economics, Precalculus

Amrit is a fourth-year PhD student in Economics at Boston University. He holds a masters degree in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences from Columbia University and bachelors degrees in Physics and Political Philosophy from Amherst College. Amrit has been tutoring students since 2002, and has two years of experience as a high school math and economics teacher. He has also taught and TAed undergraduate classes at Boston University, Barnard College and Sabanci University (Istanbul, Turkey).

  • 4th Year PhD student in Economics at Boston University
  • High school teacher in Math and Economics for two years
  • Extensive teaching and tutoring experience

Fahri U.

Algebra, Calculus, Economics, Precalculus

Fahri is an Economics PhD candidate at Boston University. He earned his BA in Mathematics and Economics (double major), and MA in Economics. He has been teaching college level introduction and intermediate courses in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics at Boston University, UMass Boston and Babson College. He has been tutoring in Advance Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics/Macroeconomics, Calculus, Game Theory, Industrial Organization, etc. He is patient, empathic, and organized.

  • Economics and Mathematics Double Major
  • PhD candidate in Economics at Boston University
  • Passionate in teaching and tutoring