Alex graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. She is currently completing her teaching internship in math at Boulder High School. Here she is learning and expanding her knowledge on different students and learning styles that students can thrive in. Along with this, she has extensive tutoring experience with high school students where she adheres to questioning tactics and individualized learning techniques. Alex believes that allowing students to find solutions and leveraging the knowledge they have been building upon is critical in helping students gain self-improvement and resilience in their skills. She couldn’t imagine herself doing anything other than working with students and helping them gain confidence and knowledge in their studies!
Jacob is a husband and father of three. He has many years of teaching and tutoring experience. Currently, Jacob is a fourth year doctoral student at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a lover of learning!
Andrew was born and raised in Singapore as an American expatriate. In 2017, he moved to the United States to begin his college education at Colorado College. During his undergraduate career at Colorado College, Andrew was a one-on-one peer tutor of mathematics and economics. He also supervised lab sessions and served at a Teaching Assistant for multiple classes.
In addition to Andrew’s math and data science background, he is also fluent in Mandarin. In 2018, he worked as a Chinese language instructor in a Chinese Immersion School.
After completing a bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Economics at Colorado College in 2021, Andrew moved to Boulder, Colorado to pursue a master’s degree in Data Science at the University of Colorado. (He will complete that degree in May 2023).
Andrew loves learning and working collaboratively. His educational philosophy focuses on fostering a passion for learning by constructing a personal learning environment that’s unique to each student.
During Andrew’s free time, he enjoys running, cycling, playing music, cooking, and camping in Colorado’s backcountry.
Ashleigh graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science in International studies with a minor in Mathematics. She has tutored students from all walks of life, including elementary students, college athletes, and middle school students in Norfolk, Virginia. She loves working one-on-one with students to help them with their academic goals. Ashleigh believes the key to success is perseverance, practice, and patience. She enjoys traveling and hanging out with her newly married husband in her spare time.
Leah Haft is currently studying Secondary Education Mathematics, with a minor in K-12 Spanish Teaching at Elmhurst University. Her desire to become a teacher started at a young age. She has experience working with students in various settings, such as through nannying, life coaching a student with special needs, and in a classroom setting. She has been nannying for 2 and a half years, in which she has been able to sit-in on a couple of IEP meetings. Through participating in classrooms, Leah has been able to teach some lessons and help students with their math work. In her free time, she co-leads a Girl Scout troop of 12 girls and has had some leadership experience with the Honors Program at Elmhurst University.
Omar is currently a second-year medical student at Rush Medical College. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics and minor in biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has been tutoring one on one for more than 6 years now, and has experience with elementary through college aged students. Omar has tutored a variety of subjects, including math, economics, science, English, ACT subjects, and Arabic. He has also taught classes of 20+ as a Sunday School instructor for 4 years and is comfortable with all types of students and settings. Omar’s time tutoring and teaching have taught him that everyone has different learning styles, and teaching methods must be adjusted accordingly.
Ashwini wants to make learning fun for her students and have them enjoy the process. She believes this can be implemented by having a good rapport with the students and providing them with real life applications of a certain problem or topic!
McGill University: Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)
Vlad has an Electrical Engineering degree from McGill as well as a specialization in Telecommunications, and is now studying Business Technology Management at Concordia. He is a firm believer in well-rounded knowledge, which motivates his curiosity. Vlad takes a high-energy approach to teaching in order to stimulate passion for a particular subject, while being supportive during every step of the learning process.
John Molson School of Business: Bachelor of Commerce in Business Technology Management
Institut Teccart: AEC/DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate in Électronique
Mr. Marlowe comes to Prep Academy Tutors after a thirty-plus-year career that has spanned the realms of teaching, writing, marketing, managing, and leading at local, state, and national levels. A mathematics and test-prep man of all trades within the supplemental education community, Mr. Marlowe spent the better part of sixteen years with Kaplan before moving on to Huntington Learning Centers and then on to founding Math and English Consulting (MEC). In November of 2017, Michael sold his company to iTutor. Mr. Marlowe has written materials for all graduate-level, high school, and elementary level standardized and high-stakes tests..
Stone is a former software engineer with a degree in Chemical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. As a software engineer, he worked in the financial and cryptocurrency space at companies such as Vanguard and Morgan Stanley. He currently teaches Engineering and Robotics in high school.
Stone takes an individualized approach with every student he works with. He believe rapport and mutual respect are the foundations from which successful habits can be formed. Meta-skills in self-learning, problem solving, and critical thinking are extremely important to long term success and Stone works to develop these alongside any curriculum.