Jeffrey E. L.
Lauren is a native New Yorker who spent her life steeped in all the art and culture the city has to offer. She is a born educator, lifelong learner, and giant nerd who is obsessed with music, literature, history, technology, and social justice. Lauren spent her formative years dedicated to writing and visual and performing arts, and still had time to get a perfect score on the SAT. She also worked as the Vocal Director and Science Lab Instructor at a camp for gifted and talented children. While studying studio production and composition at the Conservatory of Music at SUNY Purchase she began tutoring students to prepare them for various standardized tests and subjects. Rather than attend law school, Lauren became a full-time tutor, and has been one for over 15 years. Lauren truly loves what she does, and aims for every student to become confident, intellectually curious, and passionate about learning. She believes education is holistic, enthusiasm infectious, and this is what keeps students engaged and excited to pursue their goals as they become better critical thinkers, readers, and problem solvers who are always pushing the boundaries of what is possible. In addition to tutoring and advising, she also teaches a robotics class in which elementary school children build and program their own Lego robots. Lauren’s passions include eating her way across every continent, collecting records, and curling. She has been playing the game, known as chess on ice, for 6 years, is a certified USA Curling instructor, and is also Co-Director of Education at Brooklyn Lakeside Curling Club.
Elena is a dedicated and experienced tutor, committed to fostering a love for learning in her students. With a wealth of knowledge and a passion for education, Elena holds a Ph.D. in Engineering and Computing Education. Having lived in China, she is fluent in three languages, bringing a multicultural perspective to her teaching approach. She also spearheaded a learning management system in China that is currently used worldwide, showcasing her innovative contributions to the field of education.
Her expertise lies in tailoring lessons to meet the unique needs of each student, ensuring a personalized and effective learning experience. As an accomplished educator, Elena has a proven track record of helping students achieve academic success and gain confidence in their abilities.
Adding a touch of humor to her teaching style, Elena creates an engaging and enjoyable environment for her students. She continues exploring new languages and cultures in her spare time, reflecting her lifelong commitment to continuous learning.
Anna S. earned a BA from CUNY Brooklyn College and an MFA from Columbia University. She is a dedicated, adaptable educator who has been successfully providing academic support to students of various grade levels since 2013. While finishing her novel manuscript at Columbia, Anna served as the first Lead Teaching Fellow for her department and completed the Advanced Track of the Teaching Development Program; these experiences solidified her belief that collaboration is essential to effective pedagogy and that guidance is always best offered through a spirit of mutual exploration. She believes that a balance of structure and flexibility is essential to helping students excel. As a writer, she has a special passion for teaching all things related to the English language. She also loves to create tailor-made strategies for test prep— especially the math sections. When she is not teaching or writing, she enjoys playing the flute and making mosaics.
Having travelled widely and worked in various countries as a professional as well as an entrepreneur, I wish to now pursue my true calling, helping young minds grow. My five years of experience as an English teacher followed by CELTA qualification in 2014 were steps in this direction.
Before this I have been a global Sales and Marketing executive with more than 20 years of experience in Business Development, Sales, and International Finance. I work well in fostering relationships and have a goal-oriented approach with an emphasis on a well-planned path towards the same.
Anne Wells graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies, Pre-Med, and from Boston University with a Master of Science in Medical Sciences. *She is currently an MD-PhD candidate at UT Health San Antonio and is really passionate about enhancing and increasing access to STEM education for the next generation. As an undergraduate and graduate student, Anne worked as a professional tutor where she specialized in test prep (SAT, ACT, ISEE, GRE, MCAT) as well as subject tutoring (Mathematics K-12, Statistics, Calculus I/II, Spanish, English, Essay Writing). Anne also taught full time as a middle school Spanish teacher and really loved opportunities to share her passion for learning and relating challenging concepts to students’ lives and interests. *Alongside having years of tutoring experience, Anne has perfected the art time management and organizational skills, and really enjoys fostering engaging, personalized one-on-one interactive lessons. In her spare time, Anne enjoys reading, hiking, rock climbing, and spending time with her friends and family.
Carly C. graduated from University of Michigan with a B.S. in Neuroscience. She has tutored while in school and after graduation in subjects such as Math, Science, ACT/SAT, and the ASVAB. Carly has experience tutoring elementary level students through collegiate level students, as well as students who are neurodivergent. She loves helping and pushing students to reach their academic best. She strives to ensure that each of her students understand the material using different strategies and techniques. Two of her favorite quotes are:
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life thinking that it’s stupid.” – Albert Einstein
“Intelligence is not measured by how much you know but by how much you have the capacity to learn.” – Francesca Zappia
Sylvia D. is a dedicated individual with a passion for tutoring students of all ages and abilities, aiming to help them reach their maximum psychosocial and academic potential. While serving as a full-time certified teacher in Chicago, Illinois, Sylvia taught all levels of mathematics. Leveraging her clinical background in Psychology, she implemented strategies to enhance self-esteem and foster confidence among her students.
As a trained behavioral specialist, Sylvia has valuable experience working with students with special needs. Beyond her commitment to education, she is also an avid animal lover, using her knowledge to care for them. Sylvia looks forward to the opportunity to serve and make a positive impact on the academic and emotional growth of those she works with.
Ani S. B.
Dr. Ani S. B. is a certified educator with 17 years experience teaching and tutoring. He specializes in secondary English grades 7-12 and College Essay Writing. Dr. B earned a degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Maryland College Park and two masters degrees, one it teaching and the other in Instructional Technology. He has a doctorate in Educational Technology and he specializes in virtual leaning. Dr. B believes that all children can learn and he creates an individual learning plan for each student to fit their learning style. He lives in Southern Maryland with his wife and four children. They enjoy traveling and beach vacations.
Hello, I’m Hala! I have a bachelor’s in engineering and my master’s degree is in Mathematics. After working with students for the first time and feeling their success and happiness of grasping the material, I decided to go for my master’s degree so I can be part of that. I have been tutoring for 10 years, teaching in person, virtual, and online college students for 5 years. I became a mentor tutor, participating in training tutors to work with students, and it’s truly been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. I’ve helped so many students achieve their academic goals year after year and I know that YOU are more than capable of doing the same with the right help.
With my years of teaching experience in the classroom, I understand the student’s need for personalized guidance and instruction. I’m an experienced tutor, committed to helping each of my students reach their full potential. I’m interactive and supportive, using modern technology and visual aids to make the learning experience enjoyable.