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.


Ethan attended Cardinal Spellman High School where he was the Salutatorian of a graduating class of 250 students and the President of the National Honors Society. In addition, he was the Captain of the Varsity lacrosse team and Co-Captain of the Varsity football team. Ethan scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT, and graduated as an AP Scholar with Distinction, which helped earn him a full academic scholarship to NYU where he is currently a senior majoring in Economics with a top GPA. Ethan has worked with students of various levels of abilities and enjoys helping his students build their confidence and reach their maximum potential.


Mina Lee graduated from Princeton University with honors and a degree in History. At Princeton, she was a Head Fellow at the Writing Center, where she worked with undergrads and graduate students across all disciplines on essays, applications, dissertations, and more. She’s been teaching the SAT in one-on-one and classroom settings (up to 35+ students in one class) for over five years. She also consults on and workshops college essays and applications.

Additionally, Mina has spent years tutoring a range of subjects, from math to English to history. Mina speaks Spanish proficiently and Korean conversationally.


In 2016, Kristina graduated Summa Cum Laude from Stockton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a minor in Literature. Kristina graduated from CUNY Lehman College with a Master of Arts degree in English with a concentration in Writing and Rhetoric. During her time in graduate school, Kristina was awarded the Dr. Alice Griffin Fellowship for her outstanding GPA. Kristina has always had an interest in helping students better themselves through reading and writing.Throughout college, Kristina worked as a research assistant to several professors where she was given the opportunity to edit a book on oral histories, submit extensive research on specific authors, design a campus-wide campaign, as well as intensify her love for the English language. Kristina has experience tutoring a wide range of students with different levels of ability. She enjoys helping students reach their full potential, and she has had consistent success in helping students reach their educational goals.

Shivani J.

Shivani Jain is passionate about helping students excel in math and science. She has 13 years of experience working with middle-school, high-school, and college students.

Shivani has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in math, physics, and chemistry — as well as a master’s degree in International Business.

She is an ideal math tutor for students in algebra 1 and 2, geometry, trigonometry, calculus (1, 2, AP, AB, and BC), physics, and chemistry. In addition, Shivani thrives on helping middle- and high-school students prepare for Mathcounts and AMC 8/10 competitions.

The belief that everyone has the potential to excel in math and science is what drives Shivani’s dedication to helping her students reach their full potential.

In her spare time, Shivani likes to go out on walks, hikes, enjoy nature, dance, and cook.


Ben earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, where he was a Jacob K. Javits Fellow and a top instructor with the university’s Writing Program. Over the past seven years, his teaching has helped students achieve their highest potential in the verbal sections of the ISEE, SSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE, and GMAT exams, as well as college essay writing. Ben’s focus on building mastery of core strategies, modeling positive feedback, and inspiring self-confidence has delivered outsized results across a broad range of ages, backgrounds, and ability levels. By adapting his approach to fit the unique needs of each student, he has helped students place in the 99th percentile of test takers and go on to study at universities including Princeton, NYU, Brown, and the University of Chicago. Outside of the classroom, Ben enjoys backpacking, playing piano, and spending time with his four nieces and nephews.




Dr. Ingrid U.

Ingrid Ulbrich is a passionate and tenacious educator who believes in the unlimited potential of all students to enjoy and succeed in STEM. In addition to helping students learn math and science, she helps them take ownership of their learning and strengthen their learning skills. Ingrid’s enthusiasm for STEM and learning shines through in all of her interactions with students.

Ingrid is a graduate of Niwot High School, MIT (B.S., Environmental Engineering) and the University of Colorado – Boulder (Ph.D., Atmospheric and Analytical Chemistry). She has 20 years of experience tutoring in STEM subjects, including 10+ years of teaching college chemistry.

When she’s not working with students, Ingrid probably has a spatula, musical score, book, or knitting needles in her hands. And maybe a cat in her lap, too!



Jean has been teaching mathematics for 29 years and loves to make the seemingly difficult concepts in math much easier to understand.  She has a master’s degree in Math Education from Bank Street Graduate School in New York City and a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from The University of Akron in Ohio. She enjoys tutoring students in general math, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, algebra II, trigonometry, and can help students prepare for the math sections of the PSAT, ISEE, SSAT, GRE, GMAT, ACT, and SAT tests.

She is also a writer, editor, and consultant for educational publishers including Comprehension Publishing, Domino Data Lab, Kaplan, McGraw-Hill, and Scholastic. For these companies, she has created math contest materials, practice workbooks for state proficiency tests, a teacher manual for the California High School Exit Exam, and questions and answers for the Praxis Mathematics test taken by aspiring teachers as part of their certification to teach middle and high school math.

Jean is a mother, grandmother, avid golfer, and the published author of her first children’s book Sit Down Little Prince, A math story about Carl Friedrich Gauss. She is a resident of Westchester.