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SAT Tutor GREG MITCHELL

GREG MITCHELL

Rochester Hills, MI, and Live Online

Greg has been a Kaplan instructor and tutor since 2007, specializing in SAT, ACT, and PSAT instruction.

  • University of Illinois Law School - J.D.
  • University of Michigan - BA Economics

I have a lifelong love of standardized tests. I scored in the 93rd percentile or higher on every test I have attempted, including the SAT, PSAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, and LSAT. I began my career as a real estate attorney and for three years I specialized in litigating such matters. The call of teaching though was something that I could not resist, and I have now been teaching at Kaplan for 8 years. I help my students get into the head of the test-maker. When I'm not tutoring or teaching, you can find me watching Paw Patrol with my 2-, 3-, and 5-year-old children, or teaching them proper subject-verb agreement and how to multiply with rubber duckies. I have helped students get into local dream schools all the way to the top of the Ivy League.

SAT Tutor DANIEL DOUGLAS

DANIEL DOUGLAS

New York, NY, and Live Online

Daniel has been a Kaplan instructor and tutor since 2007 and specializes in SAT, ACT, PSAT, and SHSAT, in addition to History and Statistics.

  • City University of New York - PhD Sociology
  • St. John’s University - MA Sociology
  • St. John’s University - BA Sociology/History

My tutoring style begins with diagnosis of students’ strengths and weaknesses. My sessions convey all the material in a personalized way, without plodding through the book. At any level of performance, I emphasize the kinds of practice that will get my students to earn their best scores. Beyond the content, I truly love what I do with Kaplan. Most students don’t enjoy the SAT, but I try to get them to enjoy our time together and to see the value of preparation beyond the test and into college. Outside of my work with Kaplan, I am a researcher with published work in several professional journals. Specifically, my research on standardized testing and higher education provides additional depth to my discussions with students. Among many others, my students have been accepted into Harvard, Northwestern, and Williams College.

SAT Tutor LIZ OLSEN

LIZ OLSEN

New York, NY, and Live Online

Liz has been a Kaplan tutor since 2004, specializing in SAT,ACT, PSAT, SHSAT, SSAT, and ISEE, in addition to History, Math, Biology, and Chemistry.

  • Boston University - MBA Public and Nonprofit Finance
  • College of William and Mary - BA Theater, BBA Marketing
  • Recipient of the LEAD Fellowship while at Boston University

Outside of Kaplan, I am a theater producer working at venues all over the city. My work is mostly focused on plays in the social justice and awareness realm. I am also a huge history buff, so I can really connect with students who are interested in the arts or history. Math did not come easily to me as a kid (despite having a computer programmer for a mom and a mathematician for a dad), so I feel I am able to really break the information down for my students to help them understand. I also struggled with mild dyslexia, so I understand the struggles students with learning disabilities go through and how to help them still excel at the material. I tailor my approach to the material based on students' needs, along with enough practice on their own, to really master the material. Over the years, I’ve helped my students get into their dream schools: Columbia, William and Mary, Virginia Tech, Johns Hopkins, and Duke to name a few.

SAT Tutor NAB RAHMAN

NAB RAHMAN

Philadelphia, PA, and Live Online

Nab has been a Kaplan tutor since 2012, specializing in SAT, ACT, PSAT, SSAT, and ISEE, in addition to Physics and Math.

  • Princeton University -, Nuclear Fusion Engineering
  • Temple University - BS Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude. Minor in Economics

I have been tutoring since my high-school days and have never stopped doing it since! I came to Kaplan in 2012 on an employee’s recommendation that my skillset would shine here, and I stepped up to the challenge. I received my undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Temple University, and I am currently employed at Princeton as a design engineer for nuclear fusion research operations. Over the course of 10 years, I have experienced many different types of students and have been able to adapt to each situation to help them overcome their challenges and see their knowledge and scores increase. The rewards of tutoring are priceless! My student’s have been accepted to Princeton, Yale, UPenn, Brown, MIT, Duke, UC Berkeley, NE, F&M, Bucknell, JHU, and GW to name a few!

SAT Tutor REED ARNOLD

REED ARNOLD

Los Angeles, CA

Reed has been a Kaplan teacher and tutor since 2012, specializing in SAT, ACT, and ISEE, in addition to Math and Physics.

  • University of Virginia - MS Commerce
  • University of Virginia - BA Philosophy, Economics, and Mathematics.

I grew up in Oklahoma City and went to college at the University of Virginia. When not tutoring, I fancy myself a writer (though that usually just means ‘coffee-drinker’). I write screenplays, short stories, plays, and novels (I’ll finish one someday, I swear it). I recently staged my first play in North Hollywood for a two week run that extended to six. While I enjoy these creative endeavors, I have also always loved math, though I argue that it has its own creativity as well! I lived with three engineers all through college while studying business and the liberal arts, performing in the theatre, giving historical tours of the University, playing intramural sports, and spending free time at my fraternity house. I was not a college athlete, but I played football and baseball in high school. Point being, I've always had broad interests and can relate to many different types of people, which I find very useful in my teaching. I enjoy figuring out how to help each of my students, and I love passing onto them an understanding of these tests that has been honed over my three years as an instructor. Also, I can attest personally to Kaplan's methods and instruction. In high school, after I took the SAT on my own, I studied with a Kaplan tutor and raised my score by 300 points, putting me in the top 1% of all test takers!

SAT Tutor ERIN MCLEAN

ERIN MCLEAN

Providence, RI

Erin has been a Kaplan instructor and tutor since 2014, specializing in SAT, ACT, and PSAT, in addition to Physics, Biology, History, and English.

  • University of Rhode Island (in progress) - PhD Animal Physiology
  • Boston University - BA Marine Science & English

By day, I’m a marine biology grad student at URI, but by night, I get to be a true superhero—getting students to increase their standardized testing scores and getting into the schools of their dreams. I love to cook and enter trivia competitions (I won college Jeopardy in 2010), as well as hike and SCUBA dive. I love to teach and form a connection with my students so that they understand that they need to practice for this test just like they would have to practice for a game or a play or a debate. I have helped students get into Holy Cross, URI, Princeton, and many others.

SAT Tutor JO L'ABBATE

JO L'ABBATE

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Jo has been a Kaplan teacher and tutor since 2005, specializing in SAT, ACT, PSAT, SSAT, and ISEE, in addition to Math and English.

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL - BS Systems Engineering
  • University of St Thomas, Houston, TX MA Theological Studies

I’m consistently rated in the highest category of excellence by my students. A former high school teacher, I love helping my students achieve their dreams and I work for Kaplan full-time. I’m particularly successful with high-scoring students looking for those final few points, and lower-scoring students looking for strategic approaches to maximize their scores. I study Arabic and love traveling to, and living in, the Middle East. Jo’s students have been accepted to Harvard, Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, the University of Virginia, Duke, the University of Florida, and many others.

SAT Tutor EMILY MOORE

EMILY MOORE

Atlanta, GA

Emily has been tutoring and teaching with Kaplan since 2014, specializing in SAT, ACT, and PSAT, in addition to History and English.

  • Emory University - BA History
  • Emory University - BA French

I am a senior at Emory University double-majoring in History and French who is passionate about helping students achieve their personal best on the standardized test of their choice. I believe that every student is capable of improvement, and I work hard to tailor my teaching style to each individual student’s needs. I truly believe that Kaplan’s unique methods are effective, as I used them to prepare for my own PSAT and SAT. Outside of Kaplan, I volunteer with my campus service organization, work as a Resident Advisor, and conduct research for my honors thesis.

Greg has been a Kaplan instructor and tutor since 2007, specializing in SAT, ACT, and PSAT instruction.

  • University of Illinois Law School - J.D.
  • University of Michigan - BA Economics

I have a lifelong love of standardized tests. I scored in the 93rd percentile or higher on every test I have attempted, including the SAT, PSAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, and LSAT. I began my career as a real estate attorney and for three years I specialized in litigating such matters. The call of teaching though was something that I could not resist, and I have now been teaching at Kaplan for 8 years. I help my students get into the head of the test-maker. When I'm not tutoring or teaching, you can find me watching Paw Patrol with my 2-, 3-, and 5-year-old children, or teaching them proper subject-verb agreement and how to multiply with rubber duckies. I have helped students get into local dream schools all the way to the top of the Ivy League.

Daniel has been a Kaplan instructor and tutor since 2007 and specializes in SAT, ACT, PSAT, and SHSAT, in addition to History and Statistics.

  • City University of New York - PhD Sociology
  • St. John’s University - MA Sociology
  • St. John’s University - BA Sociology/History

My tutoring style begins with diagnosis of students’ strengths and weaknesses. My sessions convey all the material in a personalized way, without plodding through the book. At any level of performance, I emphasize the kinds of practice that will get my students to earn their best scores. Beyond the content, I truly love what I do with Kaplan. Most students don’t enjoy the SAT, but I try to get them to enjoy our time together and to see the value of preparation beyond the test and into college. Outside of my work with Kaplan, I am a researcher with published work in several professional journals. Specifically, my research on standardized testing and higher education provides additional depth to my discussions with students. Among many others, my students have been accepted into Harvard, Northwestern, and Williams College.

Liz has been a Kaplan tutor since 2004, specializing in SAT,ACT, PSAT, SHSAT, SSAT, and ISEE, in addition to History, Math, Biology, and Chemistry.

  • Boston University - MBA Public and Nonprofit Finance
  • College of William and Mary - BA Theater, BBA Marketing
  • Recipient of the LEAD Fellowship while at Boston University

Outside of Kaplan, I am a theater producer working at venues all over the city. My work is mostly focused on plays in the social justice and awareness realm. I am also a huge history buff, so I can really connect with students who are interested in the arts or history. Math did not come easily to me as a kid (despite having a computer programmer for a mom and a mathematician for a dad), so I feel I am able to really break the information down for my students to help them understand. I also struggled with mild dyslexia, so I understand the struggles students with learning disabilities go through and how to help them still excel at the material. I tailor my approach to the material based on students' needs, along with enough practice on their own, to really master the material. Over the years, I’ve helped my students get into their dream schools: Columbia, William and Mary, Virginia Tech, Johns Hopkins, and Duke to name a few.

Nab has been a Kaplan tutor since 2012, specializing in SAT, ACT, PSAT, SSAT, and ISEE, in addition to Physics and Math.

  • Princeton University -, Nuclear Fusion Engineering
  • Temple University - BS Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude. Minor in Economics

I have been tutoring since my high-school days and have never stopped doing it since! I came to Kaplan in 2012 on an employee’s recommendation that my skillset would shine here, and I stepped up to the challenge. I received my undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Temple University, and I am currently employed at Princeton as a design engineer for nuclear fusion research operations. Over the course of 10 years, I have experienced many different types of students and have been able to adapt to each situation to help them overcome their challenges and see their knowledge and scores increase. The rewards of tutoring are priceless! My student’s have been accepted to Princeton, Yale, UPenn, Brown, MIT, Duke, UC Berkeley, NE, F&M, Bucknell, JHU, and GW to name a few!

Reed has been a Kaplan teacher and tutor since 2012, specializing in SAT, ACT, and ISEE, in addition to Math and Physics.

  • University of Virginia - MS Commerce
  • University of Virginia - BA Philosophy, Economics, and Mathematics.

I grew up in Oklahoma City and went to college at the University of Virginia. When not tutoring, I fancy myself a writer (though that usually just means ‘coffee-drinker’). I write screenplays, short stories, plays, and novels (I’ll finish one someday, I swear it). I recently staged my first play in North Hollywood for a two week run that extended to six. While I enjoy these creative endeavors, I have also always loved math, though I argue that it has its own creativity as well! I lived with three engineers all through college while studying business and the liberal arts, performing in the theatre, giving historical tours of the University, playing intramural sports, and spending free time at my fraternity house. I was not a college athlete, but I played football and baseball in high school. Point being, I've always had broad interests and can relate to many different types of people, which I find very useful in my teaching. I enjoy figuring out how to help each of my students, and I love passing onto them an understanding of these tests that has been honed over my three years as an instructor. Also, I can attest personally to Kaplan's methods and instruction. In high school, after I took the SAT on my own, I studied with a Kaplan tutor and raised my score by 300 points, putting me in the top 1% of all test takers!

Erin has been a Kaplan instructor and tutor since 2014, specializing in SAT, ACT, and PSAT, in addition to Physics, Biology, History, and English.

  • University of Rhode Island (in progress) - PhD Animal Physiology
  • Boston University - BA Marine Science & English

By day, I’m a marine biology grad student at URI, but by night, I get to be a true superhero—getting students to increase their standardized testing scores and getting into the schools of their dreams. I love to cook and enter trivia competitions (I won college Jeopardy in 2010), as well as hike and SCUBA dive. I love to teach and form a connection with my students so that they understand that they need to practice for this test just like they would have to practice for a game or a play or a debate. I have helped students get into Holy Cross, URI, Princeton, and many others.

Jo has been a Kaplan teacher and tutor since 2005, specializing in SAT, ACT, PSAT, SSAT, and ISEE, in addition to Math and English.

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL - BS Systems Engineering
  • University of St Thomas, Houston, TX MA Theological Studies

I’m consistently rated in the highest category of excellence by my students. A former high school teacher, I love helping my students achieve their dreams and I work for Kaplan full-time. I’m particularly successful with high-scoring students looking for those final few points, and lower-scoring students looking for strategic approaches to maximize their scores. I study Arabic and love traveling to, and living in, the Middle East. Jo’s students have been accepted to Harvard, Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, the University of Virginia, Duke, the University of Florida, and many others.

Emily has been tutoring and teaching with Kaplan since 2014, specializing in SAT, ACT, and PSAT, in addition to History and English.

  • Emory University - BA History
  • Emory University - BA French

I am a senior at Emory University double-majoring in History and French who is passionate about helping students achieve their personal best on the standardized test of their choice. I believe that every student is capable of improvement, and I work hard to tailor my teaching style to each individual student’s needs. I truly believe that Kaplan’s unique methods are effective, as I used them to prepare for my own PSAT and SAT. Outside of Kaplan, I volunteer with my campus service organization, work as a Resident Advisor, and conduct research for my honors thesis.

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$2399

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Focus on one specific section of the SAT in personalized sessions.

Perfect for students looking for help in particular areas or sections of the test

Ideal for students with 3 weeks or less to prepare for their exam

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24 Hours

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Cover all SAT sections and dive deeper into content and strategies

Perfect for students looking for support and strategies across all sections of the SAT

Ideal for students with less than 6 weeks to prepare for their exam

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36 Hours

$5999

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Perfect for students looking for highly competitive scores or a significant score increase on the SAT

Ideal for students with at least 2 months to prepare for their exam

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