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Heather H.

ACT Prep, Algebra, Calculus, Economics more...

Heather received her B.A. in Politics from Oberlin College in 2010. In Fall 2012, she began working towards her Masters of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

  • Enjoys biking to explore new neighborhoods, hiking, and playing tennis
  • Likes reading Japanese and American fiction
  • Works as a student assistant with the Civic and Moral Education Initiative at Harvard
  • Originally from Kansas

Clare B.

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

Clare graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University in 2004 with a B.A. in English and Creative Writing; she earned her MFA in fiction from Columbia University, where she held a Graham Fellowship, in 2006. Her fiction has received special mention from the Pushcart Prize and has been published in Dave Eggers’ Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011, One Story, Willow Springs, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Inkwell, online at n+1 and FiveChapters, and elsewhere. She recently finished her first novel. Clare taught English and writing at a private high school for six years; this job, which she deeply loved, involved not only classroom teaching but also extensive one-on-one work with students of many ages on their writing, both analytical and creative. She also taught a fiction workshop to Columbia undergraduates through the INTRO program. Along the way, she has held editorial internships at the New Yorker, Time Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly, and Parnassus: Poetry in Review. Reading and writing are lifelong passions for Clare, and she finds tremendous joy in helping others to develop skill and confidence at these tasks.

  • BA from Princeton, summa cum laude
  • MFA in fiction from Columbia
  • 6 years of experience teaching high school English
  • Novelist and published short story writer

Maggie P.

ACT Prep, Algebra, Biochemistry, Biology more...

Maggie was the valedictorian of the 2006 graduating class at Notre Dame Academy in Hingham, MA. She graduated cum laude from Harvard College with a degree in Chemical and Physical Biology and a GPA of 3.8 in 2010. In 2012, she earned her Master’s in Secondary Education with a 4.0 GPA from Arizona State University. She is currently applying to medical school and scored a 38P on the MCAT. For the past two years, she taught integrated science, general chemistry, and AP chemistry as a Teach for America teacher. Maggie was a regional semi-finalist for the Sue Lehmann Excellence in Education Award and the recipient of the Paula Jennings Hardison Community Leadership Award.

  • Graduated cum laude from Harvard with a degree in Chemical and Physical Biology (2010)
  • Has a Master's in Secondary Education
  • Taught two years of high school chemistry and AP Chemistry
  • Patient and flexible

Barbara E.

Admissions - Private School, Admissions - Private School (Hourly)

Barbara worked for five years as Associate Director of Admission at Groton School, a coeducational boarding school in Massachusetts that draws applicants from around the world. In her time at Groton, she interviewed hundreds of students, read thousands of applications, and worked in conjunction with several admission consultants, all the while calibrating and spending significant time analyzing key predictors of a student's academic success. In addition to her admissions role, Barbara taught English for two years at Groton and taught the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) Verbal, Reading, and Writing sections at Brooks Summer School. With these combined experiences in admissions and teaching, Barbara has developed a strong understanding of how schools attract the best applicants to fulfill their missions and how students can best position themselves for entry into highly competitive independent schools.

  • Currently studying School Leadership at the Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Years of experience in the private secondary school admissions process
  • Graduated from Harvard with an AB in History & Literature

Anant V.

ACT Prep, Algebra, Biochemistry, Biology more...

Anant is a current MD/MBA student at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School. He graduated in 2008 from Stanford University with a BS in Biological Sciences. Here, he received the JE Wallace Sterling Award for holding a GPA in the top 20 university-wide. He has multiple publications in top peer reviewed biomedical journals, and has also won national awards for creative writing as a high school student. He has experience tutoring SAT/ACT, SATII subject tests, MCAT, as well as subjects related to biology and chemistry. He also served as an undergraduate writing tutor at Stanford, and has previously counseled students for college and medical school admissions, serving as a premedical advisor at Harvard.

  • Top 20 overall graduate from Stanford
  • MD/MBA at Harvard
  • Experienced tutor in both sciences and humanities
  • Patient, effective communicator

James C.

Algebra, Biochemistry, Biology, Calculus more...

James graduated from Clarkson University with a BS in both Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, each with distinction. He then went on to earn his MA in Biotechnology from Columbia University. Prior to working with Veritas, he tutored sciences and mathematics for over two years with Freudigman and Billings. James has also completed laboratory work for both Columbia and Yale University.

Sophia K.

Chinese (Mandarin), Creative Writing, English, Essay Editing more...

Sophia received a Master of Theology degree in Comparative Religious Ethics and Human Rights from Harvard in 2010, a Master of Arts in Religion concentrating in Ethics from Yale in 2009, and a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Classical Languages and Literature modified with Theater from Dartmouth in 2006. She was awarded multiple grants and fellowships to conduct research at Oxford on her undergraduate honors thesis, Polis Under Threat: The Enduring Power of Euripides' Hecuba. She also received competitive funding from Dartmouth to study Mandarin and to examine the sociopolitical dimensions of theater in China. Her graduate thesis at Harvard examined cosmopolitanism and humanitarian intervention through the lens of Just War Theory and featured a case study on Darfur. Sophia loves to incorporate unconventional methods into her teaching style, utilizing her background in theater and her experience living in such countries as Pakistan, China, Italy, and England to reach her students in innovative, engaging ways. She especially enjoys working with students and scholars on crafting and refining their essays and articles.

  • Master's degrees from Harvard and Yale
  • Multicultural upbringing and perspective
  • Academic editor and researcher
  • Cookbook author

Andrea H.

ACT Prep, Algebra, Biology, Chemistry more...

Andrea is a senior at Harvard College and expects to graduate in May with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. She has completed a variety of biology courses while also fulfilling her pre-medical requirements and exploring coursework outside of the sciences, such as courses on public policy and statistics. While at Harvard, she has conducted immunology research sponsored by Harvard's Program for Research in Science and Engineering and cancer research at the University of Oxford sponsored by the Weissman International Grant Foundation. Andrea has 3 years of tutoring experience as a Peer Tutor through Harvard's Bureau of Study Counsel and as a Mentor at the Harvard-Allston Education Portal. At her high school in Florida, she excelled academically and was named a National Merit Finalist and AP Scholar. Andrea is excited for graduation and has applied for medical school as well as a Fulbright Grant to teach English in Thailand for a year.

  • Graduating from Harvard with a B.A. in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
  • Received a perfect score on the math and reading sections of the SAT.
  • Three years of tutoring experience through Harvard's Bureau of Study Counsel and the Harvard-Allston Education Portal.

Alexei F.

Algebra, Biochemistry, Biology, Calculus more...

Alexei graduated from Harvard University with a Ph.D. in Biochemistry in November 2012. Prior to his doctoral studies, he attended a high school and a private international university (Jacobs University) in Germany. As a graduate student, Alexei developed a new measurement technology that has the potential for initiating a paradigm shift in diagnostics and drug discovery in oncology and neuroscience. To commercialize this invention, Alexei engaged in grant writing, patent drafting, and fundraising. Alexei was a Teaching Fellow in undergraduate courses in Biology and Chemistry at Harvard. He also took two MBA courses at Harvard Business School and completed rigorous coursework in Computer Science, with the focus on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computation Theory, and Algorithms.

  • Ph. D. in Biochemistry
  • Enjoys working with students of all ages (high school as well as undergraduate)

Lu W.

Algebra, Biology, Calculus, Debate & Speech more...

Lu attended Harvard University and graduated with dual degrees in Biology and Economics. She has tutored academic and test preparation for over six years and has worked for numerous professional teaching services, including Teach For America and Citizen Schools. Prior to joining Veritas Tutors, Lu worked at the Economics Department's and Biology Department's Peer Award Tutor at Harvard University's Bureau of Study Counsel. Teaching is Lu's passion and she is well equipped to prepare students in a variety of academic subjects. She is an expert at breaking down and explaining complex topics and her students will always walk away having mastered new concepts. As a National and State AP scholar, she has perfect fives on 11 AP exams and is also the holder of a National Merit and Presidential Scholarship. She has over 600 hours of experience preparing high school and college students and makes Chemistry, Economics, Biology, Calculus, and Physics (more) effortless. Lu has five years of private and classroom SAT tutoring and works hard to help students internalize material and test-taking strategies. She has worked privately with over 40 SAT students and has helped them improve on average by over 200 points.

  • Over 40 SAT students with an average score improvement of greater than 200 points.
  • National and State AP Scholar with perfect 5s on 11 AP exams
  • National Merit Scholar and Presidential Scholar
  • Works as a bilingual career coach and wedding planner.