Our Tutors

MyGuru has a small team of extremely experienced independently contracted tutors in many locations. We can also provide tutoring in almost any subject or standardized test online via Skype and/or WebEx. Our online tutoring approach is convenient, simple, and effective.

Below you’ll find information about some of our available tutors, organized according to subject area and standardized test expertise.  To discuss MyGuru's full list of tutoring options in your area and our best fit for you, please request more information. 

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By Subject Type:

Biology, BusinessChemistry, EconomicsEnglish, Engineering, Healthcare, History, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, All Other Subjects

By Standardized Test:

ACT/SAT, GRE/GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, DAT 

By Professional Exam:

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

By Subject

Biology

Maggie A.

  • B.S. in Biology, Boston College
  • M.S. in Medical Physiology, Loyola University
  • Current medical student, Loyola University
  • MCAT 511 (Biology section 97th percentile, CARS 90th percentile), ACT 31
  • 5+ years experience tutoring: English, Biology & Physiology

Kevin S.

  • B.S. Molecular Biology, Stetson University
  • M.S. Physician Assistant Studies (in progress), Midwestern University
  • Undergraduate Student Peer Instructor, where he held biweekly group review lectures/tutoring sessions for Biology 2
  • ~12 months of private biology tutoring experience with MyGuru

Business & Economics

Chris R.

  • B.A. in Mathematics and Economics; Minor: Theatre, Cornell University
  • M.A. in Economics, Northwestern University
  • SAT: 790 Math; 750 Verbal; 700 Writing, GRE: 800 Quantitative; 630 Verbal; 4.5 Writing
  • 4+ years experience as a teaching assistant at Northwestern University in Economics

Tyler R.

  • B.S.  in Accounting, University of Albany, SUNY, Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • M.S. in Finance, West Virginia University
  • M.A. in Economics, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Current Doctoral student in Economics, The George Washington University
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Expert tutor to graduate students and working professionals preparing for CFA and CPA certifications as well as accounting, finance, economics and mathematics

Chemistry

Anna V.

  • B.S. in Comprehensive Chemistry, University of Wisconsin
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Iowa
  • 90th percentile or above on standardized exams
  • 7+ years experience tutoring: Math, Chemistry & English (through college-level)
  • Her teaching philosophy focuses on hands-on learning and guided practice

Laura K.

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Truman State University
  • Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 5 years experience instructing college Chemistry, 10 years experience tutoring Chemistry

Engineering

Mo M.

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley
  • M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • Tutor for Northwestern University’s athletic department, for math, science & engineering
  • 5+ years of private tutoring experience

English

Adam B.

  • B.A. in English, Brown University, Graduated Magna Cum Laude, perfect 4.0 GPA
  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Poetry), Syracuse University, perfect 4.0 GPA
  • Previous Instructor at Syracuse University teaching: writing, rhetoric, and literature
  • Published author in: CNN, Popular Science and GOOD Magazine
  • Several years of freelance tutoring, primarily in test prep
  • Test Scores: ACT: 32/36, SAT: 800/Verbal & 720/Quantitative, English Literature (5)

Sonam S.

  • B.A. in English, Haverford College
  • M.A in English Language & Literature, Cornell University
  • Ph.D. in English Language & Literature, Cornell University
  • SAT - M:750 V:750 , GRE: Quantitative: 800 Analytical: 800 Verbal: 740, LSAT: 179
  • 10+ years experience teaching LSAT, GRE, GMAT & SAT (privately & with Princeton Review) 

History

Tanner H.

  • B.A. in Journalism/History, Northwestern University
  • SAT 2320 (800 Math, 770 Verbal, 750 Writing - 99th percentile), ACT 33, GRE (166 Qualitative, 159 Quantitative, 6.0 Writing)
  • Experience tutoring for the ACT, SAT, and college-level US history

Jon R. 

  • B.A. in Political Science, University of Florida           
  • M.A. Legislative Affairs, George Washington University
  • Ph.D. Public Policy, Union Institute and University
  • Ten years' teaching experience in the Social Sciences: Government, History, Community
  • Years of tutoring experience, specifically with the AP US History exam and other standardized tests
  • Over 30 years of professional experience working in the social sciences, including history

Mathematics

Christopher K.

  • B.S. in Mathematics, Minor in Secondary Education, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
  • M.A. in Mathematics, DePaul University
  • 12+ years experience teaching & tutoring Math and test prep specifically: Algebra, Advanced Geometry, Pre Calculus, Calculus, College Algebra and ACT or SAT test prep.

John E.

  • B.A. in English & Math from Indiana University
  • M.S. in Mathematics 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
  • Has written quantitative guides to the major standardized tests: ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT
  • Has provided private math tutoring to >100 students
  • Expert instructor of a small-group GMAT course with a premier test-prep firm

Physics

Jim R.

  • B.S. in  Physics, Cornell University
  • B.A. in Philosophy, Cornell University
  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Chicago
  • Has worked with middle school through PhD level students in all math and physics classes

Robert B.

  • B.S. in Physics, Princeton University
  • M.S. in Physics, Northwestern University
  • 10 + years experience as a professional math and physics tutor

Statistics

Ngan T.

  • B.A. in Economics and Global Studies, Minors: French & Math, Ripon College (GPA: 3.82)
  • 5+ years experience tutoring all college level economics & math courses, including statistics
  • Provided tutoring services to high schoolers in Chicago Public Schools via a non-profit

Michael K.

  • B.S. in Physics, Caltech
  • Several years of experience tutoring statistics, physics, and math through multivariable calculus
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By Standardized Test

ACT/SAT

Adam B.

  • B.A. in English, Brown University, Graduated Magna Cum Laude, perfect 4.0 GPA
  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Poetry), Syracuse University, perfect 4.0 GPA
  • Previous Instructor at Syracuse University teaching: writing, rhetoric, and literature
  • Published author in: CNN, Popular Science and GOOD Magazine
  • Several years of freelance tutoring, primarily in test prep
  • Test Scores: ACT: 32/36, SAT: 800/Verbal & 720/Quantitative
  • 5 on all AP Exams: Biology, Psychology, Calc AB, English Lit, Envir. Science, European History

Andrew K.

  • B.A. in Political Science, Philosophy, Loyola University
  • M.A. in Social Sciences, University of Chicago
  • Current PhD Student, University of Illinois - Chicago
  • ACT Composite Score: 33, GRE: 161 Verbal; 160; 5.5 (Writing/98th Percentile)
  • Tutors: Math, ACT, GRE, English, Writing, Social Studies; Study, Organization & Time Management Skills

Banke A.

  • B.A. in Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago
  • ACT: 33 (99th Percentile)
  • 8+ years experience tutoring:  ACT, SAT, Algebra I & II, Geometry, ISEE/SSAT/HSPT, Life Science, Writing and Grammar and Organizational Skills

Helenka M.

  • B.A in Feminist and Gender Studies, Scripps College
  • ACT: 32 (98th percentile), LSAT: 165
  • Experience tutoring: SAT, ACT, math, English/writing
  • Uses students' individual learning styles, to help them learn and grow effectively

Mike S.

  • B.A. in Film Studies, Columbia University
  • GRE: 332, ACT: 36, SAT: 1560
  • 5 years experience tutoring & teaching: SAT, ACT, SSAT, ISEE, state-specific standardized tests
  • For Mike, great tutoring is always rooted in listening to a student's needs and concerns and working with that student as a team to solve those problems. This approach has helped his most committed students increase by 9 points on their ACT and over 400 points on the SAT.

Tanner H.

  • B.A. in Journalism/History, Northwestern University
  • High standardized test scores, including a 99th percentile SAT score: GRE (166 Qualitative, 159 Quantitative, 6.0 Writing), SAT 2320 (800 Math, 770 Verbal, 750 Writing), ACT 33
  • Experience tutoring for the ACT, SAT, and college-level US history

DAT

Eric D.

  • B.S. in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, UCLA
  • D.M.D; M.P.H., A.T. Still University
  • Residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, NYU
  • 3+ years experience: K-12 Math, Science, English, ACT, SAT, GRE, DAT, Writing, & College Application counseling

Maxime B.

  • B.S. in Neuroscience and Science in Society, Wesleyan University
  • 99.9 percentile DAT score (25AA 24PAT 25QR 23RC 24BIO 23GC 28OC)
  • Years of experience as a tutor and a University Teaching Assistant

GRE/GMAT 

Adam R.

  • B.S. in Accounting and Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.D., Chicago Medical School, completing 2-year research fellowship, University of Chicago
  • GMAT – 770 (99th percentile)
  • 3 years experience teaching GMAT courses & developing content for Veritas Prep
  • Previous economics tutor for Division of Intercollegiate Athletics, University of Illinois
  • Tutoring philosophy focuses on a ground-up approach that gets students thinking critically about a problem rather than simply memorizing tricks and formulas

Bill K.

  • B.A. in Mathematics, 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

Dylan R.

  • B.A. in Mathematics, Oberlin College
  • 167 on GRE Quant, 165 on Verbal, Writing score of 5
  • Extensive private 1-1 GRE tutoring experience (with MyGuru and another company)

Igor L.

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • GMAT – 780, GRE - M170 V167
  • Private math, science, ACT, SAT, GRE, and GMAT tutor since 2012
  • Many students earn above 90 th percentile scores on the GRE /GMAT after working with Igor

Jeff D. 

  • B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Boston College
  • Official test scores: GMAT - 760, ACT - 35 (both 99th percentile)
  • Significant tutoring experience in academic and one-on-one settings (e.g., test-prep tutoring, teaching assistant)
  • Former strategy consultant at Deloitte
  • Entrepreneur and co-founder of a pre-seed startup backed by 500 Startups

Margo D.

  • B.S. in Business Management: Finance & Marketing, NC State University, Poole College of Management
  • MBA, Strategy & Marketing, Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business
  • GMAT – 740 SAT – 1470 (official) similar performance on the GRE and ACT
  • Has tutored, both informally and formally, for over 15 years (since High School). Her recent focus from a test prep perspective is GMAT/GRE students (all sections)
  • Taught classroom test prep for Kaplan from 2007-2009 and independently since then
  • She is a collaborative, results-oriented tutor and author of: All Your Word Problems Solved: Crushing Standardized Test Math for the GMAT, GRE, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and ACT

Michelle T.

  • B.A. in Government and English, University of Virginia
  • M.A. in Political Science, George Washington University
  • 5 years of a PhD Program, Political Science, University of Minnesota
  • GRE: Quantitative 800, Verbal 700 (97th percentile)
  • SAT: Math 740 (97th-98th percentile), Reading 720 (97th-98th percentile)
  • Has never scored below the 97th percentile on any standardized test
  • 7+ years experience as a test prep tutor and teacher

Ryan W. 

  • B.A. in English Language and Literature, University of Chicago 
  • Extremely high test scores - ACT: 36 (composite), GMAT: 770 
  • Ryan has considerable teaching and tutoring experience, having worked as a teaching assistant at many public schools in Chicago 
  • Has also worked for C2 Education as a test prep (SAT, ACT, GRE, SSAT, CPS Selective Enrollment, etc.) and subject tutor
  • Currently leads SAT/ACT classes for the Schuler Scholars and other local organizations

Steve M.

  • B.A. in Political Science, University of Rochester
  • M.A. Archaeology, Durham University, United Kingdom
  • Ph.D. Archaeology, University College London
  • Postdoc in Archaeology at the Spanish National Research Council from 2013-2015
  • 98th percentile or better scores on the SAT & GRE, similar GMAT scores
  • Tutored a variety of subjects for over 12 years, both independently and with firms including Kaplan, Summit Educational Group, and Chyten
  • Tutoring style emphasizes creative and critical thinking
  • Tutors for the SAT, ACT, GRE, & GMAT

Tyce H.

  • B.S. in Environmental Science and B.A. in Philosophy, Stetson University
  • Masters of Community and Regional Planning, University of Oregon    
  • 99th percentile ACT, SAT GRE, and GMAT scores
  • 10+ years of overall tutoring and test prep experience
  • Taught undergraduate biology and urban planning
  • Has extensive test prep, mathematics, science, and writing tutoring experience

MCAT 

Jordan S.

  • B.S. in Human Biology, University of Texas - Austin
  • 2nd Year Medical Student, University of Texas Southwestern
  • MCAT Composite: 516
  • SAT Composite: 1980
  • ACT Composite: 30
  • 6+ years of experience tutoring SAT, ACT, and STEM subjects to high school & college students

Ross P.

  • B.A. in ·Psychology , UCLA
  • Pre-Med Post-Baccalaureate, Mills College
  • MCAT: 520 (98th percentile score), SAT: 2130
  • Current Medical Student at UC Davis School of Medicine
  • Experience as a Calculus tutor as well as a Biology teaching assistant at Mills College.
  • Ross is a former teacher who returned to studying the health sciences to pursue his M.D.

Travis O.

  • B.A. in Sociology and History, Rice University
  • Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Northwestern University
  • M.A. Sociology (Loyola University - Chicago)
  • Current Medical Student, Rosalind Franklin University
  • SAT: 2080, GRE: 740 Verbal; 720 Quantitative, MCAT: 520
  • 2+  years experience helping students prepare for the MCAT exam

LSAT 

Adam K.

  • BA in Anthropology from the University of Florida
  • JD from Northwestern Law School
  • 171 LSAT (98th percentile), 730 GMAT, 1450 SAT
  • Has spent two years teaching the LSAT, both in front of a classroom and in a 1-1 tutoring setting
  • Currently practices corporate law

Stefan M.

  • B.A. Communication - University of Southern California
  • M.S. Journalism - Northwestern University
  • Official test scores: ACT - 36 (perfect score), SAT – 99 th percentile
  • 3rd party administered test scores: GMAT - 770, GRE - 168V 170Q, LSAT - 175 consistently over the past decade (95th - 99th percentile)
  • 15+ years tutoring starting with The Princeton Review in 2004, then added one previous smaller company, and then more recently independent clients
  • Expert at all sections of standardized exams, including the most current version of the GMAT
  • Has his own proprietary schedules, worksheets, and online approach to delivering customized test prep solutions
  • Previous experience as a journalist with ESPN
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By Professional Test

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

Ann L.

  • B.A. in Psychology, Albright University
  • M.S. in Nursing, University of Florida; M.A. Counseling, Ashbury Theological Seminary
  • Doctor of Nursing, University of Florida
  • 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

Catherine T.

  • BSN, Benedictine College
  • MSN-FNP Student at the Catholic University of America
  • RN on a Med-Surg floor at a surgical hospital and is the education coordinator for her unit
  • Has been a nursing & NCLEX tutor since 2010
  • Has successfully helped students raise grades and pass exams
  • Passed the NCLEX on her first try

Kara H.

  • B.S. in Nursing from Bradley University, Graduated Magna cum Laude Minors: Biology & Health
  • M.S. in Nursing from University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Post Master’s in Nursing as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Tutors for the NCLEX, any nursing classes, as well as anatomy, physiology, and biology
  • Has worked for over 20 years in various hospital

Mary Ann W.

  • RN with a M.A.  in Advanced Practice Nursing, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis
  • Over 30 years of bedside acute care experience
  • Has taught nursing and tutored many NCLEX students since 2008, both in-person and online

Certified Public Accountant: CPA

Chris M.

  • B.S. & M.S. in Accounting, Loyola University
  • In addition to being a CPA, he is a CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner)
  • 3+ years  tutoring CPA students on: study plan development, test taking strategies, and accounting concepts relevant for the CPA exams)

Elena R.

  • B.A. in Accounting, UCLA
  • Currently pursuing a Masters of Accounting, California State University - Northridge
  • Licensed CPA, Passed all 4 parts of the CPA exam
  • Accounting instructor at Glendale Community College
  • Previously taught CPA exam Regulations with Becker
  • 4+ years of teaching and tutoring Accounting & CPA courses

Jeff B.

  • B.S. in Accounting, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
  • M.S. in Accounting, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
  • Experience as a private tutor for Accounting & the CPA exam in the Chicago area and online

Samantha M.

  • B.B.A., Hofstra University
  • Currently pursuing a Masters of Taxation, University of Hartford
  • Licensed CPA in New York
  • Passed all 4 parts of the CPA exam on the first attempt
  • Several years experience as a private CPA tutor

Chartered Financial Analyst: CFA 

Doug M.

  • B.S. in Accounting, University of Illinois
  • MBA from the University of Chicago
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • 10+ years experience as a finance professional
  • 5+ years as a private tutor to several dozen prior CFA students

Ryan B.

  • B.B.A. in Finance, University of Iowa
  • Currently pursuing an MBA, University of Iowa
  • Passed all three CFA examinations on first attempt
  • CAIA Charterholder
  • Tutored multiple finance students throughout his undergraduate/graduate career
  • Works as a fixed income research analyst, is also a military veteran

Tyler R.

  • B.S.  in Accounting, University of Albany, SUNY, Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • M.S. in Finance, West Virginia University
  • M.A. in Economics, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Current Doctoral student in Economics, The George Washington University
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Expert tutor to graduate students and working professionals preparing for CFA and CPA certifications as well as accounting, finance, economics and mathematics

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