Rachel B.

Rachel is a former teacher and nanny with a passion for helping students succeed. With a master’s degree from DePaul University, and a 4.0 GPA, Rachel loves to learn and share her knowledge. She gets to know her students’ background and interests before starting her lessons, as to make the information at hand pertinent to each child. With kindness and enthusiasm, Rachel strives to make learning a fun and comfortable experience for both the student and their families. Communication is her strong suit, as she enjoys sharing milestones and challenges with parents to ensure student success. In her spare time, Rachel travels the world with her husband, Cole. The pair resides in the Northwest suburbs with their two cats, and in her spare time, Rachel runs a successful photography studio out of her home office. Get in touch with Rachel today – she cannot wait to get to know you!

 

 

Annie D.

Annie is a current MD/PhD student at UT Health San Antonio. She holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Tech and an M.S. in Medical Science from UNT Health Science Center. She has tutored and taught math, science, and engineering courses since 2012. Annie enjoys one-on-one or small group interactions, preferring to personalize her tutoring to the student(s). She also enjoys getting to know students and providing help in tutoring-adjacent skills such as time management, prioritization, and organizational skills. In her spare time, Annie enjoys spending time with her partner and dog, doing barre and yoga, playing the piano, reading, figure skating, and discovering new board games.

AMAAN S.

Amaan is pursuing an Honors degree in Computer Science with a double minor in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Alberta. With a strong commitment to academic excellence, Amaan has been involved in various research projects focusing on artificial intelligence, data analysis, etc. He has also served as a teaching assistant, demonstrating his passion for sharing knowledge and enhancing the learning experience of peers. Amaan has been recognized with the Marc Howery Memorial Award, reflecting his dedication to his field. He is an active Space Exploration Alberta Robotics member, contributing to community-driven projects and professional development. Looking ahead, Amaan aims to leverage his technology and data analysis expertise to solve real-world problems, aspiring to a career in Robotics and Mechatronics.

 

Kenya G.

Kenya has been an educator for 4 years with a Bachelor’s of Music in Music Education. Her tutoring and teaching experience include Music (both piano and vocal training), Music Theory, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I and II, Calculus, and English & Language Arts. She has worked with students at the middle school, high school, and university levels in these areas. Kenya’s approach to tutoring is strength-based and collaborative, as it is important to her to work with students to create goals towards academic success. She also specializes in test-taking strategies and test prep for standardized testing, SAT, and the GRE. She enjoys reading mysteries and thrillers, and playing sudoku.

SHADMAN H.

Shadman holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the City College of New York (CCNY). As a graduate of NYC’s top public specialized high school, Stuyvesant, and Valedictorian of his engineering university at the Grove School of Engineering at CCNY, Shadman has demonstrated extraordinary success in his educational endeavors. Shadman has taught students (elementary, middle, high school, and college) 1-on-1, in small groups, and in larger classrooms (both online and in-person) for 10+ years. His experience includes teaching all mathematics subjects through high school and early college (pre-algebra, algebra I, algebra II, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus, statistics), standardized test preparation (SHSAT/PSAT/SAT/ACT), and various other STEM subjects. Shadman is extremely passionate about assessing each student’s specific needs and tailoring a custom plan for them to not only succeed in the classroom, but develop a similar love for learning that they can take with them for the rest of their lives.

Samantha S.

Samantha is an expert in the STEM areas/test prep and has been tutoring for over 10 years. She hopes to eventually be a professor. Her biggest strength is being able to making daunting or complex subjects into simple, understandable material, and show her students that STEM can be applied to any of your passions and isn’t all that scary! She likes to be able to apply her wit and sense of humor to help students feel comfortable as well. She has a BS in Chemistry/Physics from the University of Miami with minors in math and philosophy, and is starting her PhD at Drexel in the fall. In her free time, Samantha enjoys writing and eventually wants to write a book, cuddling her adorable dog, and exploring the city!

Cassidy L.

Cassidy is a Midwesterner-turned-Californian with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Fort Hays State University in western Kansas, as well as a Master of Arts in Literature and Literary Theory from the University of Kansas.

While she has primarily studied Secondary English Education, she has worked with students of all ages in various settings. Most recently, she taught at the collegiate level as an English instructor, teaching core courses in the English department at KU. She taught ENGL101: Composition, ENGL102: Critical Reading and Writing, and a course she designed entirely, ENGL203: Topics in Reading and Writing: the Roaring 20s. She completed her master’s thesis over The Great Gatsby.

While Cassidy loved being a student, her goal was always to teach—she even received pretend gradebooks and lesson plan notebooks for Christmas as a child because of her goal to become a teacher. She loves the feeling of creating community in a classroom and helping students find their voice and passions. Cassidy is a proud cat mom of two: Greta (named after everyone’s favorite Swedish climate activist) and Fitz (short for Fitzgerald, because of course). She is also a Scorpio, and in her free time, she loves baking to satiate her sweet tooth, color coding the books on her bookshelf, and advocating for the Oxford comma. Overall, she is elated to build relationships with students and share her love of literature. She believes in English and all its facets as an indelible tool for understanding the world around us.

Emily W.

Emily proudly holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in the social sciences, with additional training in economics, statistics, and college admissions preparation. She is also a Fall 2024 PhD admit at UCLA and has proven expertise in tutoring, teaching, and student support at all academic levels. Overall, she is patient, empathetic, and dedicated to helping your
child succeed in all of their academic endeavors, whether it be catching up on a subject in school or preparing for university. She’s here for you! Emily’s favorite San Diego spots include La Jolla shores and Balboa park, and in her spare time she can be found in the sun with a good book.

AMAL S.

Amal is a goal-driven professional educator with a PhD in Economics and a Master’s in Finance and Banking, boasting 15 years of experience in teaching Economics and Business Administration courses. She is adept at planning, delivering, and adapting course curricula and teaching styles in both English and French to optimize student learning. Amal has successfully instructed and mentored over 60 students in a multicultural setting, employing Active Learning methodologies and integrating technology to enhance classroom experiences.

With a passion for education, Amal has contributed significantly to various educational settings. She has served as a Mathematics and Sciences Teacher at La Citadelle Academy of Sciences and Arts, where she instructed curriculum in French for students in grades 3 to 5, implementing innovative teaching strategies to engage students in a bilingual environment. Additionally, she has worked as a Teaching Assistant at Concordia University, developing and teaching Economics and Business Administration courses. She is also currently involved in the Teaching Assistant Program at the University of Toronto and is a Private French Tutor, providing personalized tutoring sessions to enhance critical thinking skills and concentration in French Immersion programs.

Amal’s academic journey includes a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Pedagogy, with a specialization in Online Teaching and Learning, from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto. She is a multilingual educator fluent in French, English, and Arabic, and her expertise extends to various educational technology platforms.

In addition to her teaching experience, Amal is actively involved in research and community-based initiatives. Outside of her professional endeavors, Amal enjoys connecting with nature, watching birds and pigeons, and indulging her creative side by writing children’s books.

ANIS E.

Anis is a high school math Teacher with vast knowledge for grades 9-12. He has experience teaching Canadian and American curriculum. Anis prepares students for SATs. Teaching advanced math including grade 12 calculus & vectors, Finite math, precalculus, algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry. His teaching methodology is making math relatable and fun through multiple strategies.