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Michael H.

Creative Writing, English, Writing

Mike received his MFA from Columbia University in Creative Writing and his BFA from NYU in Dramatic Writing. Mike is currently an adjunct professor in the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department at Emerson College, where he's taught graduate and undergraduate fiction writing workshops continuously since 2007. He's also taught fiction classes at Providence College and Grub Street. He has experience teaching writing skills to students of all ages.

  • Received his MFA from Columbia University in Creative Writing and his BFA from NYU in Dramatic Writing
  • Currently an adjunct professor in the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department at Emerson College
  • Has published two novels with Knopf, and his fiction has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Entertainment Weekly

Lauren F.

Admissions - Graduate Schools (M.A. / Ph.D.), Admissions Undergraduate (Hourly)

Lauren graduated with Honors in her Major from Dartmouth College in 2003. She went on to receive her JD summa cum laude from Michigan State Law School, focusing her research on constitutional law, race, and higher education. She enthusiastically is continuing these research interests in a Political Science PhD at Johns Hopkins. Lauren hopes one day to become a professor at a liberal arts college teaching Public Law and American Politics courses. Lauren is an admissions enthusiast. After college she spent three years as an Assistant Director of Admissions at Dartmouth where she traveled throughout California and the Midwest. She returned to admissions again after law school as a Recruitment Coordinator at the University of Michigan, serving as the territory counselor for northern Michigan and Long Island, and reviewer for international and transfer applications.

  • Graduated summa cum laude from law school
  • Has over five years of admissions experience with a combined total of over 7,000 applications read
  • Majored in Religion at Dartmouth, now studying Political Science at Johns Hopkins

Molly E.

Admissions - Graduate Schools (M.A. / Ph.D.), Admissions Undergraduate (Hourly), Essay Editing

Molly graduated from Gettysburg College with a BA in Psychology and then from Penn State University with an MEd in Higher Education Administration. She has worked in Undergraduate Admissions at The University of Pennsylvania, Case Western Reserve University, and Oberlin College and has read and reviewed approximately 6700 applications from across the U.S.

  • MEd in Higher Education Administration
  • Former Undergraduate Admissions Officer at UPenn, Case Western, and Oberlin
  • Invested in best matching students to colleges and universities

Benjamin B.

ACT Prep, Biology, Psychology, SAT (all areas) more...

Ben recently graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in both psychology and Spanish, and a minor in biology. He's strongly interested in several academic domains, particularly biological and social sciences. While pursuing his studies at Vanderbilt, Ben volunteered as a Spanish translator at local public schools, working with immigrant families and elementary, middle, and high school teachers. Ben attended a competitive high school in the Boston area, graduating in the top 10% of his class; he received a 2250 on the SAT, a 33 on the ACT, and high 700s on all three SAT II tests that he took while in high school. Ben earned the AP Scholar with Distinction Award in recognition of exemplary achievement on multiple AP examinations, including Biology, Calculus BC, U.S. History, and Psychology.

  • Vanderbilt B.A. in Psychology and Spanish
  • Elite standardized test scores
  • Fluent in Spanish

Tiffany F.

Admissions Undergraduate (Hourly)

Tiffany received her BS in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 2002, and her MSEd in Higher Education Management from Penn's Graduate School of Education in 2004. Since then she has held a variety of positions centered around college admissions and advising. Tiffany spent nearly three years as the Associate Director in the Wharton Undergraduate Division, managing marketing and recruitment while serving on all of Wharton's admissions committees and acting as an academic advisor to Wharton students. Following her tenure at Wharton, Tiffany spent two years as the Associate Director of College Guidance at a boarding school on the east coast. There, she successfully ushered 55-60 juniors and seniors through the college application process each year. As a college counselor, Tiffany worked with students from around the world with disparate backgrounds and interests, helping them to find the school that was the best match for them. Most recently, Tiffany served as Regional Director of Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania, recruiting students from Hawaii, Arizona, Southern and Central California, and suburban Philadelphia. She was responsible for reading 1400+ applications each year for freshman and transfer admission to all four of Penn’s undergraduate schools. With thousands of applications and essays under her belt, along with hundreds of hours in admissions committees, she is well versed in the area of college admissions.

  • Received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 2002, and a MSEd in Higher Education Management from Penn's Graduate School of Education in 2004
  • Spent three years as the Associate Director in the Wharton Undergraduate Division and served on all of Wharton's admissions committees
  • Spent two years as the Associate Director of College Guidance at a boarding school on the east coast
  • Served as Regional Director of Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania

Joshua W.

Algebra, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biology more...

Joshua graduated summa cum laude with highest thesis honors from Tufts University with a BS in Biomedical Engineering. His research project focused on how different colors of light affected adult stem cell growth and differentiation. As an engineering major, he took a large breadth of courses in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. He now attends Tufts University School of Medicine. Previously, Joshua tutored science and mathematics at high school, as well as mentoring students on independent research projects. In college, he taught engineering to elementary and middle school classes using LEGOs.

  • Graduated summa cum laude with highest thesis honors from Tufts University with a BS in Biomedical Engineering
  • Has tutored science and mathematics at high school
  • Has taught engineering to elementary and middle school classes using LEGOs
  • Currently attends Tufts University School of Medicine

Susannah B.

Homework Help, Organizational Coaching, Psychology, Writing

Susannah Buzard received her Bachelor's Degree in Russian literature and psychology with a minor in philosophy from Mount Holyoke College. She then earned a post-baccalaureate degree in creative writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Upon moving to Boston in 2001, Susannah spent a year and a half working for Pearson Education, where she honed her editing skills and worked with authors of academic textbooks. Over the course of six years that followed, Susannah worked as a tutor and ultimately as the full time Learning Specialist for Lesley University while finishing her Master’s Degree in counseling psychology with a focus on adolescent development.

  • Susannah specializes in working with intelligent students who learn differently.
  • Her clients range from those with undiagnosed learning challenges who need help with writing to students who struggle with reading and language based learning disabilities, information processing disorders, sensory motor integration challenges, Asperger’s Syndrome, executive functioning issues, and Attention Deficit Disorder.
  • Susannah's experience as an editor is extensive: before returning to academia, Susannah worked as an editor at Andersen Consulting and spent a year and a half as an editorial assistant at Pearson Education.
  • Susannah has given speeches and presentations to local organizations and colleges on Attention Deficit Disorder as well as the importance of understanding students with learning disabilities.

Charles M.

Algebra, Astronomy, Biological Engineering, Biology more...

Originally from southern California, Charles went to MIT at age 16, majored in chemical engineering and was one of the first students ever to complete the biomedical engineering minor--all while playing varsity volleyball and contributing to various research projects, including a stint at Suntory in Osaka, Japan. After undergrad, he worked in engineering consulting for a few years before returning to MIT for a PhD (2009) in molecular pharmacology, where he characterized the metabolic and pharmacokinetic profiles of an experimental prostate cancer drug candidate. Since then, Charles has been doing postdoctoral research studying carcinogenesis and tumor growth kinetics at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton.

  • Recently published a research paper in Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling describing the ramifications of cell type heterogeneity in a mathematical model of solid tumor growth
  • Was associate producer and music director for the MIT OpenCourseWare documentary series "Chem Lab Boot Camp," chronicling the progress of 15 freshmen in an intensive introductory chemistry lab course
  • Has had multiple responses and a speed puzzle published in MIT's Technology Review Puzzle Corner
  • Co-authored a script describing the strategy behind chemotherapy for an animated short video on ed.TED.com

Elisabeth B.

Algebra, Business, Geometry, Interview Coaching more...

Elisabeth graduated magna cum laude from Bentley University in 2008 with her Bachelors in Marketing. She heightened her educational background in graduating magna cum laude with a MBA, with a concentration in Marketing. Her strong educational background has enabled her to become a strong analytical and strategic thinker with exceptional work ethic, creativity, and interpersonal skills. She has experience working for a number of marketing organizations in the Boston area and is currently working at Epsilon as a Marketing Analyst. Working at Epsilon is a great opportunity for her since it is ranked the #1 U.S. Marketing Services Firm and the #1 Direct Marketing Agency. She has experience tutoring in a variety of subjects but particularly has a passion for math, statistics, and business. She always has had a love for children and a commitment to help students achieve their academic goals.

  • Graduated magna cum laude from Bentley University with her Bachelors in Marketing and MBA, with a concentration in Marketing
  • Experienced tutor for various subjects such as math, statistics, business, and writing.
  • Active mentor for the Mentor Connection at Newton Community Service Center for over two years
  • Excellent listener, communicator, and tutor – highly recommended.

Matthew L.

Algebra, Biochemistry, Biology, Calculus more...

Matt is a researcher in a cancer nanomedicine lab at Harvard Medical School. He graduated Tau Beta Pi from MIT in 2011 with a BS in Biological Engineering and is currently applying to medical school. During his time at MIT, Matt worked on many different research projects, including two summer internships in Paris. He was also the Editor-in-Chief of MIT's biotechnology newspaper, a crew chief on his campus's ambulance service, and an American Heart Association CPR instructor.

  • Seven years of tutoring experience
  • Taught for three different courses at MIT
  • Cancer researcher at Harvard Medical School