Our Subject Tutors

We maintain a small team of extremely experienced independently contracted tutors in a variety of academic subjects. The below list of tutors on our team is a highly representative sample but incomplete list. To discuss MyGuru's full list of tutoring options in your area and our best fit for you, please request more information.  

Below you’ll find information about our tutors organized by academic subject area:

  • Business: accounting, data science, economics, finance, marketing, operations, etc.
  • Computer science
  • Engineering
  • English & Writing, including English as a Second Language (ESL) and Essay Editing services
  • Foreign Languages: French, Mandarin, Spanish
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Science: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics
  • Social Studies & Liberal arts: History, Psychology, etc.

Business tutors

Example members of our accounting tutoring team include:

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)

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

Victoria F.

  • B.S. in Business Economics, Minor in Accounting
  • Holds the following accounting designations: CPA, CFE, CFF
  • 16 years of private tutoring experience 

Example members of our data science tutoring team include

Tanya B.

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, CalTech; MBA in Econometrics and Statistics, University of Chicago; PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • Tutored the Northwestern sports teams as a grad student, and various local high school students when at Caltech.
  • TA for mechatronics, the introductory engineering course, and the introductory feedback control systems lab course.
  • Currently a data scientist and statistical programmer for Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Was responsible for training incoming consultants in data science and Hadoop most recently at Clarity Solutions 
  • Deep understanding of Python, R, and comfortable with Matlab/Octave and C++ at beginning to intermediate levels

Priyanka B.

  • BS in Computer Science, Indira Gandhi Institute ofTechnology; MBA in Finance, ICFAI Business School; MS in Applied Economics, Boston College
  • Has experience across many programming languages and software platforms such as SQL, Tableau, R, Python, Base/Advanced SAS, SAS JMP, SAS Forecast Studio, Advanced MS Excel/VBA, and more
  • Business and financial analyst since 2009 and was a research assistant at Boston College as a data analyst
  • Is currently a Data Visualization Consultant, developing content for Tableau training and other projects

Example members of our economics tutoring team include:

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

Janelle F.

  • PhD student in Education Policy & Program Evaluation, Harvard University
  • B.S. in Economics & B.S. in Finance, MIT
  • Expert tutor specializing in various math courses (algebra, geometry, pre-calc, and calculus.). She also has an extensive knowledge of most economic and finance courses. 
  • Currently tutoring incarcerated women elementary algebra inside MCI-Framingham

Example members of our finance tutoring team include:

Doug M.

  • Undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in Accounting
  • MBA from the University of Chicago in Accounting, Finance and Marketing
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • 10+ years of private business tutoring in accounting, finance and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam

Gabe A.

  • BS University of Southern California in Finance
  • CFA and CAIA charter holder
  • Several years of CFA tutoring experience

Mark S.

  • BS Indiana University in Finance
  • MBA, Northwestern University-Kellogg in Marketing and Finance
  • Tutored economics, accounting, and finance as an undergraduate teaching assistant
  • Founder of MyGuru

Computer science tutors

Arnold K.

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Northwestern University
  • Master of Urban Planning, Transportation Planning and Urban Design, UIC
  • Master of Business Administration, Global Supply Chain Management, Purdue University
  • Illinois Certification Testing System Certified
  • Currently a Teaching Assistant for a Web Development course at a local college

Ashish R.

  • MS Computer Science from NYU (New York University)
  • 7+ years of Programming & coding experience
  • 3+ years of tutoring experience
  • Founder of WebXcellent (www.webxcellent.org)
  • Microsoft TEALS (Technology Education & Literacy in School) trained

Engineering tutors

Greg P.

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, MS in Electrical Engineering
  • Full time professional tutor since 2011 after 25+ year professional engineering career
  • Tutoring experience ranges from elementary level through college graduate students
  • Tutors in math, physics, and standardized test prep
  • Philosophy is to focus on individual student needs, assess areas of strengths and weaknesses, and provide a supportive environment for students to be able to ask questions and learn how to solve problems independently. 

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 & Writing tutors, including English as a Second Language (ESL) and Essay Editing services

Meridith C.

  • B.A. in English & Film and Media Cultures, Middlebury College 
  • M.A. in English, Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College
  • 95th percentile SAT score
  • Background in media studies and creative writing, Meridith offers a creative approach to English and developing writing skills  

Foreign Language Tutors

Fangfei L.

  • B.A. in Mathematics, University of Minnesota
  • 97th percentile GRE score
  • Passed CFA level 1 exam
  • Years of experience tutoring students in mathematics, finance, and Chinese 
  • Native Mandarin speaker 

Ryan E.

  • B.A. in Spanish, College of Charleston 
  • M. Ed. in ESOL, College of Charleston 
  • Spanish Praxis (World Language): 168; High percentile test scores on the GRE and SAT
  • Experience working with students of all ages in English, Math, and the TOEFL examTutored English to students in the Costa Rican 'Cloud Forest' as part of an internship with the University of Georgia

Mathematics and statistics tutors

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

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

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

Science tutors

The following are examples of our biology tutors:

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

Cheng H.

  • B.S. in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • High GRE scores
  • Has tutored all courses ranging from general chemistry through second semester organic chemistry
  • Worked as a TA and adjunct professor while in graduate school and tutored in advanced undergraduate biochemistry 

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

The following are examples of our chemistry tutors:

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

The following are examples of our physics tutors:

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

Michael K.

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

Robert B.

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

Social Studies & Liberal arts tutors

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

Stefan N.

  • B.A. in Philosophy, Phi Beta Kappa, Macalester College
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of North Carolina (in progress)
  • ACT: 34, GRE: 334 
  • Extensive teaching and tutoring experience. Has taught English, computer literacy, GRE/GMAT prep, philosophy, writing, Spanish, and essay writing, both in-person and online 
  • Students have included international graduate school applicants who have gone on to attend programs at top American universities
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