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!
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.
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
EN: Raphaël has his DEC in Arts and Sciences from CEGEP de Jonquière and a joint Major in Biology and Mathematics from McGill University. What he likes most about coaching is helping students adopt a positive and confident approach to academic challenges, whether it is with theoretical knowledge or strategies for time and stress management. He likes to listen to students and offer personalized guidance depending on each student’s needs.
FR: Raphaël est titulaire d’un DEC en arts et sciences du CEGEP de Jonquière et d’une majeure conjointe en biologie et mathématiques de l’Université McGill. Ce qu’il aime le plus dans le coaching, c’est d’aider les étudiants à adopter une approche positive et confiante face aux défis académiques, que ce soit avec des connaissances théoriques ou des stratégies de gestion du temps et du stress. Il aime écouter les étudiants et offrir un accompagnement personnalisé en fonction des besoins de chacun.
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.
Kristen graduated from Pace University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics. She has spent the last 8 years tutoring mathematics for middle and high school students, as well as all topics of the SAT and ACT. Her years of experience focus on teaching to the student, not the subject, and she believes that a one-size-fits-all approach does not work for every student. She likes to take a holistic and mindful approach when working with students. In her free time she enjoys reading, going to orange theory, and hanging out with her cat, Chewy.