Bonnie graduated cum laude from Yale University with a BA in Theater Studies. A National Merit Scholar and Presidential Scholar in high school, Bonnie scored 2350 on the SAT, with perfect scores of 800 on both the Reading and Writing sections. In addition to her extensive SAT and SAT subject test tutoring, Bonnie has tutored students taking both the Middle and Upper Level SSAT and the Lower Level ISEE. She enjoys working with students of all ages.
Bonnie is an expert at helping students to perfect their college essays and improve their core writing skills; she especially enjoys watching writers develop clearer and more dynamic voices. She’s also passionate about tailoring study time to the particular needs of individual learners, allowing them to meet and exceed their academic goals.
Jane is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, with a B.A. in Psychology. While at UPenn, Jane worked as an assistant in the Positive Psychology Center, where she conducted research in the areas of willpower and self-control. Her strong foundation in test-taking includes an SAT score of 2360, with a perfect 800 on the writing section, and an ACT score of 35, with a perfect 36 on the English test.
With nearly seven years of tutoring experience, Jane is a skilled and dedicated teacher for all sections of these standardized tests. Her passion for teaching comes from seeing her students reach that “aha!” moment, and she uses her humor, her flexible teaching style, and her experience on both sides of the desk to help her students succeed, not only in their academic subjects, but through the college admissions process and beyond. Jane has worked with several students who have taken the Upper Level SSAT, helping them improve their scores and confidence.
Remy Z. is a graduate of Columbia University, where she majored in Psychology with a focus on social cognition and emotion. Also a professional actress, Remy serves as a strong role model for students striving for academic excellence while balancing extracurricular and career interests. Remy scored in the 99th percentile on the ACT and also received perfect scores of 5 on the AP exams in Biology and US History.
With over 8 years of teaching experience, Remy is a skilled instructor who finds that students connect well to her warm, engaging, and energetic personality. She is passionate about teaching important study and organizational skills, and works with her students to manage test anxiety so they can reach their full potential on these exams and in their future academic careers. She has tutored Middle and Upper level SSAT students and has experience with the Upper Level ISEE, seeing impressive score increases.
Somin graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from Yale University with a B.A. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. An avid traveler, she was the recipient of the Richard U. Light Fellowship to study Japanese in Tokyo and Nagoya. At Yale, Somin writes for the Yale Scientific and teaches science demonstrations to local middle school students. She is also very involved in neuroscience research and has worked in labs at Duke, Johns Hopkins, and Yale.
Somin received a 2370 on the SAT, as well as perfect scores on SAT II Math Level 2, Chemistry, and Physics exams. With tutoring experience in both classroom and private settings, Somin believes in tailoring teaching materials to meet the specific needs of each of her students. She is passionate about helping students push and improve themselves to meet their full academic potential. In addition to working with Lower Level ISEE students, she has experience tutoring both the Upper and Middle level SSAT, both online and in-person. She enjoys working with younger students and helping them master new topics for every level.
Victoria graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Harvard with a degree in Literature. Her studies at Harvard also included high level French and intensive German. Currently a director of opera and theater, Victoria recently finished a Directing Fellowship in the Vocal Arts department of the Juilliard School.
Victoria scored 2320 on the SAT, with a perfect 800 in the Reading and Math sections. She also earned a perfect score on the SAT II Literature exam and near-perfect scores on the SAT II French, Math, and World History tests. In addition to her extensive tutoring background in the SAT and SAT Subject Tests, Victoria has experience working with both SSAT and ISEE students online. As a tutor, she prides herself on her patience, her communication skills, and her quick wit.
Laurel, a recent graduate of Yale University, is newly a New Yorker and thrilled about it. She graduated with distinction in her major, Theater Studies, and also specialized in English literature. For her senior project, she co-wrote a new musical that was developed with the faculty in a production seminar and produced in May of 2014.
Laurel received a 2360 on the SAT (800 Reading, 790 Writing, 770 Math). She has seven years of experience tutoring and teaching students from elementary school to high school. including experience tutoring the middle level ISEE test. She focuses on the individual needs of her students and creates a supportive environment in which they can focus, take risks, gain confidence, and improve.