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Algebra, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry more...
Peter graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University (class of 2011). His official major was in chemistry but he was only a few courses away from majors in math and physics. After getting accepted to every PhD program he applied to, Peter now happily resides at MIT. He works with Professor Arup Chakraborty at the interesection of physics, chemistry and biology to apply models from statistical mechanics and machine learning to discover new methods in computational immunology. Peter has always loved teaching. He tutored Organic Chemistry at Cornell, and enjoyed a full year of TAing at MIT in general chemistry and bioengineering.
- Graduated Magna Cum Laude (Cornell)
- Phi Beta Kappa (Junior/Senior year)
- National Merit Semifinalist
- Graduate student at MIT
Admissions - Business School, Business, History (American), History (European) more...
Austin graduated from Brigham Young University where he was the Great Works Director, and was awarded an ORCA Grant for his thesis on modern Russian political media. He wrote his thesis while living in Moscow during Russia's 2008 invasion of Georgia. Austin had the honor of deferred admission to Harvard Business School as a college senior, and has enjoyed the interim as an SEO consultant for an online tutoring startup, as a researcher at Harvard Law School, as a management consulting analyst at Innosight, and as founder of his own tech startup, Whim. Austin is a member of the HBS Class of 2014.
- Specializes in business school admissions consulting, and the subjects of history and literature.
- Self-identifies as a bridge between business, and the humanities and sciences.
- Engaging, clear, and efficient tutoring style.
Art History, English, Writing
Rachel is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of History of Art & Architecture at Boston University. She is a Jan and Warren Adelson Fellow in American Art as well as a Teaching Fellow for BU's art history survey course. Rachel holds an MA from BU in the History of Art & Architecture, as well as a BA in English from Stanford University. Her doctoral research focuses on race and 19th-century visual culture of the U.S., but she specializes in 18th-20th-century art of the U.S. more generally. Outside of her studies, Rachel is a professional lecturer at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In addition to giving public talks on the MFA's American paintings, Rachel has written several catalogue essays published on the museum's website. Finally, Rachel is currently working on an exhibition that she is curating for the BU Art Gallery, scheduled to open January 2014.
- Admitted to several top schools, including Stanford and Cornell.
- Several published art historical essays.
- Taught English at Phillips Academy Andover.
- Currently teaches art history with Boston University's Department of History of Art & Architecture.
Algebra, Essay Editing, GED, Homework Help more...
Wyndy began her college career at Wesleyan University, in Middletown, CT. After two years there, she transferred to Boston University as she felt the school was a better match. Wyndy was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Summa Cum Laude with distinction, receiving a BA in Sociology and Women’s Studies. She went on to earn her Ed.D. in Communities, Culture, and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Most recently, she became certified as a school counselor through Boston University. Her teaching experience is quite varied. At the Steppingstone Academy, Wyndy taught math, social studies, and English to middle school students. She led high school students in Cambridge in an evaluation of the city’s youth centers. While in graduate school, she simultaneously worked as a teaching fellow for a course on formative evaluation at Harvard and as a GED teacher. She loves to teach and is very excited about being part of the Veritas team.
- Graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude with distinction from Boston University.
- Received her Ed.D. in Communities, Culture and Education from Harvard University and her Ed.M. in School Counseling from Boston University.
- Has taught students in middle, high, and graduate school, and in a GED program.
- Believes that a sense of mastery over and love of learning are paramount in becoming our best academic selves.
SAT (all areas)
Scott is an enthusiastic tutor who enjoys working with students to improve their SAT scores. He is experienced at mentoring and teaching both the most confident and the most reluctant of test-takers. His understanding of SAT logic is easy to follow and his obvious love for people and eagerness to cater to their unique learning strategies empowers students to gain confidence and success. Scott is currently studying Sociology and Government as an undergraduate at Harvard with a language citation in Portuguese. He plans to pursue a JD in law after graduation.
- Earned a perfect score on the SAT
- Spent two years on a church service mission in Brazil
- Inspired by the Beatles to be a self-taught drummer, guitarist, and composer
- Ran the Boston Marathon and is currently preparing for marathon number two
Biology, Chemistry, Chinese (Mandarin), Organic Chemistry more...
Joyce hails from Lexington, MA, and received her B.A. degree in the field of biochemical sciences and a language citation granted in Chinese from Harvard University, Class of 2008. She has a strong interest and background in immunology research. Her work at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute culminated in her undergraduate thesis, which received highest honors, as well as many peer reviewed publications. Having had so many years of training in the sciences, Joyce is eager to share her knowledge and experience with the next generation of brilliant minds. She loves to teach and has experience leading discussion and lab sections as well as holding one-on-one tutoring sessions while working as a Teaching Assistant for the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University.
- Exceptionally well-organized
- Serious yet approachable
- No-nonsense personality
- Witty sense of humor
Algebra, Biology, Chemistry, English as a Second Language (ESL) more...
Sarah is a current Junior at Tufts University. She is a Psychology major and is Pre-Dental, graduating May 2013. She has been accepted into the Eight Year Early Assurance Program with Tufts University School of Dental Medicine as a Sophomore and will begin Dental School in the Fall of 2013. In addition to her focus on psychology and dental school, Sarah has taken substantial coursework in Spanish as an undergraduate. Sarah has tutored in areas of math, science, and spanish. In addition, this past semester Sarah taught an English conversation class to a group of Spanish University students in Madrid, Spain, where she studied abroad. This is one of many experience that contributes to Sarah's wide range of experience and subject areas.
- Strong standardized test scores at the high school level
- Accepted to the 8 Year Early Assurance Program at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine as an undergraduate student at Tufts University
- Studied abroad in Madrid, Spain and cultivated skill in the Spanish language
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics more...
Amanda graduated from Northeastern with a Bachelors of Science in Biology with a minor in Psychology (mostly neuroscience focused). During her undergrad work, she studied the confounding effects of estrogen on vascular health during post menopausal hormone therapy. This work contributed to several review articles speculating on new techniques for cardiovascular therapies, and solidified Amanda's intent to pursue a higher degree in medical research. After Northeastern she was accepted to Tufts Medical Sackler School for her biomedical PhD, in which she continued to work in vascular research. Her work focused on angiogenesis and smooth muscle tumor progression, and has helped to further drug therapies for wound healing, diabetic retinopathy and cancer. Throughout her undergrad and PhD work, Amanda tutored fellow students and mentored undergrads and high school students in her lab. She loved teaching and always hoped to teach college biology courses after her PhD. Due to her passion for teaching, Amanda decided to end her PhD program with a Masters in Cellular and Molecular Developmental Biology in 2011 to pursue a career in education. She now is finishing her Master's of Arts in Teaching at Simmons College. She enjoys teaching, and the combination of research experience and teacher training allows her to relate real world experiences to difficult topics in a way students can understand. She is always learning new ways to teach and reach out to students through her MAT program at Simmons and looks forward to bringing that to her tutoring work.
- Real world science experience
- Tutoring for over 6 years
- Masters of Arts in Teaching from Simmons
- Passed all licensing exams for MA teacher certification
Computer Science, Creative Writing, English, Essay Editing more...
Nate graduated from Harvard College in 2007 with a Bachelor’s in Philosophy. He earned a Master’s in Political Theory from the London School of Economics, where he graduated with Distinction. For three years, Nate was COO of an academic software company whose flagship product, ReadCube, is used at over 5,000 universities around the world. Nate is an enthusiastic tutor. He worked for three summers as a Proctor at the Harvard University Summer School and recently spent a semester teaching English to high school and middle school students in Niort, France.
- Near-perfect scores on SAT Verbal and Writing
- Avid reader of authors like J.D. Salinger, Jane Austen, and Tom Stoppard
Algebra, Biology, Chemistry, English more...
Judith graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Barnard College (Columbia University) in 2008. She studied Comparative Literature (graduating with departmental honors) and also completed the pre-med sequence of courses while serving as a Barnard Writing Fellow. In addition to her coursework at Barnard and Columbia, she has completed courses at University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, University College Dublin, and Harvard Extension School.
- Graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Barnard College (Columbia University)
- Received extensive formal training in tutoring through the Barnard College Writing and Speaking Programs