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By Subject Type:

Biology, Business, Chemistry, EconomicsEnglish, Engineering, Healthcare, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, All Other Subjects

By Standardized Test:

ACT/SAT, GRE/GMAT, MCAT, LSAT 

By Professional Exam:

Nursing entrance and licensure (NCLEX), Certified Public Accountant: CPA, Chartered Financial Analyst: CFA 

By Subject

Biology

Anish S.

  • B.S. from the University of Chicago
  • Completed all relevant prerequisites for medical school.
  • Attended medical school for two years before pursuing a career in business and education
  • TA for core biology at the University of Chicago during college, where he taught 15 students biology and graded tests and papers.
  • Several years of private tutoring experience

Nasya M.

  • University of Chicago, B.S. Biology with a specialization in Neuroscience
  • ACT: 32, SAT: 14/1600, MCAT: 30
  • Several years of private tutoring and mentoring experience

Business

Dan H.

  • BS - Marketing - Kettering University (GMI - Management and Engineering Institute), Flint, MI
  • MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
  • Several years of private tutoring experience
  • Marketing executive considering a transition into education full-time. 

Dave S.

  • BS Business Administration, Major in Marketing, Minor in Statistics, University of Nebraska
  • MBA, Finance/Economics, University of Nebraska
  • Since 2005, has been an instructor with the University of Phoenix teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in business and finance.
  • In 2008, was named Outstanding Instructor
  • Has tutored students in math and algebra for several years

Kamila P.

  • B.S. University of Chicago
  • Completed post-graduate accounting classes at DePaul University
  • Passed the CPA exam
  • Professional experience as a forensic accounting consultant and financial manager
  • Several years of private accounting and finance tutoring experience, including both managerial and financial accounting courses

Tracy Z.

  • BA of Economics, Beijing Normal University, China
  • Master of Science in Finance, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago Illinois
  • Master of Accounting, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • GMAT: 720, , CFA Level1, CMA Level 1,2,3
  • CPA (BEC July 2011, FAR, REG & AUD November 2011)
  • 3+ years of private tutoring and teaching experience

Chemistry

Mary N.

  • BA in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the University of Colorado in Boulder
  • Recently received her PhD in Organic chemistry from the University of California San Diego
  • Several years of teaching experience at UC – San Diego as a lecturer and teaching assistant
  • 5+ years of private tutoring and teaching experience in general chemistry and organic chemistry

Michael C.

  • B.S. Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude, Minor in Animal Science
  • Ph.D. Organic Chemistry (in progress), Indiana University
  • ACT: 30, GRE (old): V-540, Q-740
  • For the past four years has tutored chemistry courses ranging from freshman level general chemistry to second semester organic
  • Also has one year of experience tutoring general animal science courses.

Samuel S.

  • BS in Chemistry from Monmouth College, a Masters in Chemistry from Hampton University
  • PhD in Organic Chemistry from NYU
  • Has been a tutor for over 5 years in general and organic chemistry as well as mathematics

Economics

Alex J.

  • 4th year PhD student in Economics at Northwestern University
  • Has won several Teaching Assistant awards for the quality and clarity of his teaching and tutoring at Northwestern
  • Can cover microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, and most mathematics at the undergraduate and graduate level

David A.

  • BS- Mathematics, Statistics, and Economics, University of Chicago
  • MS- Economics, University of Chicago
  • PhD - Economics, Northwestern University
  • University economics lecturer with 7 years of experience tutoring high school, college and graduate students

Scott S.

  • BS in Economics, minor Math, University of Minnesota
  • MA Economics - Iowa State University
  • Won Iowa State University's Excellence in Teaching and over a dozen teaching awards at Normandale Community College
  • Almost a decade of teaching and tutoring experience in economics, finance, and mathematics

Engineering

Aaron S.

  • Received his B.S. and M.S. in Applied Mathematics & Statistics from Johns Hopkins University
  • Current PhD student in Industrial Engineering & Management at Northwestern University
  • At Johns Hopkins, he served as a tutor and teaching assistant for 2 years
  • Received an excellence in teaching award

Mo M.

  • BS Chemical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley
  • MS Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • PhD Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • Official tutor for Northwestern University’s athletic department, covering all math, science, and engineering courses
  • 5+ years of private tutoring experience

English

Katelyn D.

  • Summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota with a B.A. in English and History.
  • M.A. in English at Loyola University Chicago, working towards Ph.D. in English.
  • ACT: 31
  • Completed a course in tutoring pedagogy at the Center for Writing at the University of Minnesota where she tutored for a year before moving to Loyola University
  • Currently teaching freshman composition at Loyola University

Sonam S.

  • B.A., English, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
  • M.A., English Language & Literature, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Ph.D., English Language & Literature, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • SAT - M:750 V:750 , GRE General - Quantitative:800 Analytical:800 Verbal:740, LSAT – 179
  • Worked part-time for Kaplan from 2001-2011 at centers in Ithaca, NY; Albany, NY; New York, NY; Washington, DC; and Lincoln, NE. Tutored and taught LSAT, GRE, GMAT, and SAT
  • Over a decade's experience in teaching and tutoring

Healthcare

Brian M.

  • Bachelor of Science, Medicine from Michigan State University
  • M.D. University of Minnesota
  • Taught medicine for 5 years University of Illinois, Chicago Circle Campus

Gary R.

  • University of Michigan, BS in Biopsychology
  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, MD
  • Pace University, MS in Science Education
  • SAT 1350, MCAT 35
  • 20 years of tutoring and teaching experience

Sally W.

  • B.S. Psychology and Religious Studies from University of Illinois - Chicago
  • M.S. in Nursing from Rush University College of Nursing
  • Over 9 years of tutoring experience in test prep, mathematics, and science

Mathematics

Benjamin S.

  • B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics, Grinnell College
  • Tutored for three years in Grinnell College's Math Lab, calculus 1/2/3, and linear algebra
  • Initiated and executed a series of reforms intended to make Grinnell's tutors more accountable for the material and evaluate the quality of our service.

John E.

  • Degrees in English & Math from Indiana University, M.S. from University of Illinois - Chicago
  • Published a best-selling guide to Finite Math while at Indiana
  • Former head of the Mathematics department at a private high school
  • Currently publishing quantitative guides to the major standardized tests: ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT
  • Has provided private math tutoring to >100 students

Terry D.

  • Graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Applied Mathematics and Economics
  • Won several awards for his work as a Teaching Assistant in various calculus classes while there
  • Currently a high school math teacher
  • Scored a 1560 on the GRE and received a perfect score of 2400 on the SAT

Physics

Jim R.

  • BS Physics, Cornell University
  • BA Philosophy, Cornell University
  • PhD Physics, University of Chicago
  • Has worked with middle school through PhD level students in all math and physics classes

Lauren G.

  • BA in Physics from Johns Hopkins University
  • Masters in Physical Science as well as a PhD in Astrophysics from the University of Chicago
  • Extensive experience tutoring high school and college students in math and science subjects, as well as for test prep.

Robert B.

  • BS Physics, Princeton University
  • MS Physics, Northwestern University
  • Professional math and physics tutor for over ten years

Statistics

Jay P.

  • Undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Business from Duke University
  • Currently a PhD Student in Statistics at the University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Former teaching assistant for a variety of mathematics and statistics classes
  • 5+ years of private statistics tutoring experience

Irina V.

  • Undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Took a variety of graduate level statistics classes at UIC
  • 3+ years of private statistics tutoring experience 
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By Standardized Test

ACT/SAT

Brian H.

  • B.A. in Biology , St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota
  • M.Div. in Theology, University of Notre Dame
  • Ph.D. student in Philosophy of religion at the University of Chicago
  • Tutoring and teaching experience includes: Huntington Learning Center, Adjunct Professor at Joliet Junior College and Parkland College, and Teaching Assistant at the University of Notre Dame and Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
  • Scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT and ACT

Saira P.

  • B.S. in Operations Management, J.D. from Chicago-Kent
  • SAT and LSAT in the 95th percentile or above
  • 5+ years of ACT and LSAT tutoring experience with the Princeton Review

Tara B.

  • B.S. Biotechnology, Northeastern University
  • M.S. in Genetics, The University of Chicago
  • 1450 on the SAT, and a 1540 on the GRE (98/99th percentile scores).
  • Six years of experience in math and standardized tests tutoring and has tutored over 200 students in the ACT, SAT, and GRE

GRE/GMAT 

Bill K.

  • BA in Mathematics from Graceland College
  • Scored in the 99th percentile on the GMAT, with a 760
  • Scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT, and was a National Merit Scholarship Finalist
  • Test prep experience includes GMAT, GRE, ACT, SAT, and SSAT.
  • 15 years’ experience as a teacher and tutor, including 5 years’ experience in test prep

Dan G.

  • Cornell University, B.A. in History
  • The Fletcher School at Tufts University, Master of International Business (concentration in banking and finance)
  • SAT: 1530/1600 (old scale), GMAT: 760
  • Also scored 99th percentile on Kaplan instructor qualifying exams for GRE and LSAT
  • 3 years with Kaplan, covering SAT, GMAT, GRE, TOEFL
  • 4 years freelance tutoring, covering SAT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT
  • Academic writing tutor for The Fletcher School while in graduate program

Mike Z.

  • BA, Political Science and History, University of Miami in Ohio
  • PhD, University of Michigan (current)
  • SAT:1530, ACT:33, GRE:1510
  • 5+ years of private test prep tutoring experience

MCAT 

Andrew W.

  • BS in Zoology with a minor in Molecular Biology from Miami University in Ohio
  • Current a 1st year medical student at Chicago Medical College
  • MCAT: 34
  • Experience as a private MCAT tutor and MCAT teacher with the Princeton Review

Smit N.

  • BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Illinois - Chicago
  • Scored a 40 on the MCAT
  • Accepted into Medical School
  • Several years of private MCAT tutoring experience

LSAT 

Jayeeta K.

  • B.A. - Physics and Economics - Reed College, M.S. - Technology and Policy - MIT
  • J.D. - In progress - University of Chicago
  • GRE - 780 Math, 690 Verbal, GMAT – 710, LSAT – 172
  • Worked for Kaplan while at MIT doing GRE Math
  • Worked for SMART school in Newton, MA for 2 years
  • Has done private tutoring in the SAT, LSAT, GRE, GMAT and general math and essay writing privately since 2004.
  • Currently an academic counselor at the U of C Law School

Sean M.

  • B.A. English, Minor in Philosophy from Texas A&M University
  • J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law
  • ACT – 34, SAT (old scale) – 1480, LSAT – 177
  • Tutored 9th grade students at Lanier High School in geometry and algebra in both push-in and pull-out environments
  • SAT Tutor: Tutored, advised, and mentored students in their preparation for the SAT and PSAT in both one-on-one tutoring and classroom environments.
  • Kaplan Test Prep, LSAT Tutor: Tutored, advised, and mentored students in their preparation for the LSAT in both one-on-one tutoring and classroom environments.

Virginia K.

  • University of Chicago, AB (honors), Concentration: History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science and Medicine
  • University of Chicago Law School, JD
  • ACT: 33, SAT: 760 verbal, 760 math, LSAT: 175
  • Taught and tutored with Kaplan Test Prep from 1999-2008. 
  • Former lead teacher, training prospective teachers. Exams taught: ACT, SAT, LSAT, GRE, GMAT, MCAT (verbal)
  • 10+ years of private LSAT tutoring experience
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By Professional Test

Pre-Nursing Entrance TEAS, HESI & Nursing Licensure NCLEX-RN

Ann L.

  • B.A. Psychology, M.S. Nursing - University of FloridaM.A. Counseling
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) PNCB Certified
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • Previous Kaplan Nursing Faculty, Curriculum & NCLEX content developer
  • Previous Palm Beach State Nursing Faculty

Nikki C.

  • ADN and ACLS certified Registered Nurse with 12 years of critical care experience.
  • She has tutored dozens of students in the NCLEX

Certified Public Accountant: CPA

Doug M.

  • B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois
  • MBA from the University of Chicago
  • Passed CPA exam on first try
  • 5+ years of private accounting, finance, CPA, and CFA tutoring experience

Minaz M.

  • Certified public accountant (CPA), with an MBA in Finance from St. Johns University in New York
  • Served as an Accounting Instructor at St. Johns, and has privately tutored students in a variety of mathematics and accounting related subjects.

Chartered Financial Analyst: CFA 

Bill S.

  • B.S. in Business Administration Major in Finance, Minor in Accounting from University of Nevada
  • He is passionate about finance and accounting, having earned the CFA Charter holder designation in 2012
  • Head of Planning & Analysis for a multi-million dollar real estate property

Cliff C.

  • Bachelors Finance, Tulane University
  • Master’s Degree Accounting, Tulane University
  • Passed all CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) exams on 1 attempt
  • Worked with around 80-90 different students across many major universities and financial institutions including:  Northwestern, Univ of Chicago, NIU, DePaul, NYU, Creighton, Columbia, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, JPM Chase, and Merrill Lynch
  • Has helped dozens of CFA students
  • Spent 6 years at three different hedge funds and 3 years in venture capital

Eoin S.

  • Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering, a Master’s in Computer Engineering and a Masters in Financial Mathematics
  • Professional experience in variety of investment and finance positions
  • CFA chartered
  • Has been tutoring and teaching privately since college 
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