Tim Levin, Founder and CEO
While growing up in New York City, Tim attended The Horace Mann School for fifteen years. After graduating from Yale College, he taught at a boarding school in Massachusetts and then at The Fieldston School in the Bronx. Prior to founding Bespoke Education, he worked in the corporate offices of Kaplan Test Prep helping to train teachers and write course curricula. He is the author of Kaplan's GRE Biology retail book, and he has been an adjunct professor in the Math and Science Departments of both SUNY's Fashion Institute of Technology and Columbia University's Teachers College. Tim also holds a Masters Degree in Education from Teachers College. For nearly twenty years, he has tutored in a variety of subject areas and for nearly every standardized test offered.
Peter Stadlen, Brooklyn Director
Peter is a New York City native who attended the Bank Street School through middle school and graduated from Fieldston. After attending Emerson College in Boston, Peter acted at some of the top theaters in the country before becoming Bespoke's Director in charge of Brooklyn operations. Peter helps manage many functions at Bespoke: he is Bespoke's foremost liaison to all of its U.S. families, setting up tutor-student pairings for families across the country, coordinating mock testing and classes at Bespoke's multiple offices, and following up with tutors and families to make sure that tutoring is going well. Peter's familiarity with Bespoke's families, tutors, and procedures helps ensure the personalized touch that Bespoke is known for.
Elan Naveh, Director of Programs
Elan grew up in New York, where he attended The Fieldston School and graduated from Stuyvesant High School. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Northwestern University, with a specialization in Genetics and Molecular Biology. During his college years, he did extensive laboratory work in physiology and endocrinology. Elan has tutored in and studied Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math, and Engineering, and he is one of our resident SAT I, ACT, Biology SAT II, SHSAT, SSAT, and ISEE experts. Elan works full-time in our Manhattan and Brooklyn offices, analyzing standardized tests, coordinating our New York school test prep classes, and developing Bespoke's test prep books and curricula.
Ali Ahn, Tutoring Associate
Ali graduated from Yale University magna cum laude with a degree in History, and received her M.F.A. from California Institute of the Arts. She has years of teaching and tutoring experience, ranging from voice and speech training to working with children with autism. A Los Angeles native, Ali created the SAT curriculum for Los Angeles City College's (LACC) extension program in Koreatown. In addition to her work at LACC, she has taught classes at Prep for Prep in New York and at California Institute of the Arts. Ali has also taught study and organizational skills to students with learning disabilities and has tutored students from elementary school to college for the SAT, ACT, SAT2, ISEE, and SSAT exams, and in English, Writing, History, and Spanish.
Badr Albanna, Tutoring Associate
Badr grew up outside of Washington, DC where he attended the Sidwell Friends School. As an undergraduate, Badr studied mathematics and physics at Yale University, graduating summa cum laude. Currently, Badr is completing his doctorate in physics from the University of California, Berkeley. His dissertation examines what information theory can tell us about neural networks. As a graduate student instructor, he worked to improve his own teaching skills and the quality of physics education more generally. His efforts have been recognized with a Teaching Effectiveness Award and Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award from UC Berkeley. Badr tutors in most mathematics and science subjects as well as for the SAT I, ACT, SAT II, SSAT, and ISEE exams. He enjoys working with students to help them understand challenging material and gain confidence in their studies.
Rachel Arons, Tutoring Associate
Rachel grew up in New York and attended the Fieldston School. She graduated summa cum laude and with honors in American History from the University of Pennsylvania, and then spent two years at Columbia University studying the premedical sciences. In lieu of medical school, Rachel decided to pursue her other passion: writing. Currently at NYU earning a Masters Degree in the esteemed Cultural Reporting and Criticism program, Rachel's journalism has appeared in the New York Times, Slate, and newyorker.com. She has been a Bespoke tutor for many years and specializes in SAT/ACT, ISEE/SSAT/SHSAT, Biology, Spanish, Writing, and homework help/study skills.
Stephen Aubrey, Tutoring Associate
Stephen grew up in Fairfield, Connecticut and received a B.A. with honors from Wesleyan University’s elite College of Letters program. At Wesleyan, he was twice the recipient of the Herbert Lee Connelly Prize in non-fiction writing. After college, Stephen founded The Assembly, an award-winning theater company based in Brooklyn for which he serves as Co-Artistic Director. Stephen also holds an MFA from Brooklyn College, where he was awarded two Himan Brown Prizes for Fiction Writing and the Ross Feld Writing Award. He is currently an adjunct professor of English at Brooklyn College. Stephen tutors students in Latin, many SAT2 exams, and all sections of the SAT and ACT.
Ben Beckley, Tutoring Associate
Ben received his B.A. in English from Princeton University, where he was awarded the Alan Downer Thesis Prize for his senior independent work on James Joyce and Tom Stoppard, as well as the Director’s Prize for his outstanding contributions to Princeton’s theater community. He was valedictorian of his class at Rockbridge County High School, and was honored with a Writer’s Eye Award from the University of Virginia and a Scholastic Writing Award at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. As an actor, Ben has performed in classical, contemporary and experimental theater throughout New York and in Canada, France and Austria. Ben helps students with organizational work and study skills. Ben also tutors in English, history, and math, and prepares students for a variety of standardized tests, including all sections of the SAT, ACT and GRE, as well as the SSAT, SHSAT and ISEE tests.
Kate Benson, Tutoring Associate
Kate began her tutoring career at the Center for Talent Development during undergraduate summers spent at Northwestern University. She holds a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Since graduating from NYU, Kate has been an SAT and mathematics tutor for many New York City students. She has taught enrichment and test-prep classes in English and mathematics at the Excel Center in Chinatown, at the Tutoring School Learning Center in Manhattan, and founded and ran her own tutoring business for six years. Kate is an accomplished mathematics and test prep tutor who has worked with students with a wide range of aptitudes and learning issues in their class work and on standardized tests, including ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE, and the SAT 2 Math Level 1 and 2 exams.
Joanna Cantor, Tutoring Associate
Joanna grew up in Connecticut and attended high school Choate Rosemary Hall, where she studied abroad in France for a semester. She tutored her first French student when she was in ninth grade. She moved west to attend Colorado College and graduated magna cum laude with a degree in English. After college, Joanna moved to New York, where she edited travel guidebooks at Random House. She returned to school to pursue an M.F.A. in fiction at Brooklyn College, where she also taught undergraduate English composition and tutored students in writing. She now lives in Brooklyn, where she works as a tutor, writer, editor, and social media consultant. Her specialties include French, English, writing, ISEE/SSAT test preparation and organizational help.
Stephanie Chou, Tutoring Associate
A graduate of Horace Mann, Steph is an Irvington native who holds a BA in mathematics from Columbia University. She was a teaching assistant in the Columbia mathematics department and has tutored all levels of middle and high school math. Steph's teaching methods focus on helping students "learn how to learn" and can be applied to any area of life. In addition to math, Steph tutors physics, Chinese, symbolic logic, homework help, organizational skills, application essay writing, and many standardized exams: ISEE/SSAT/SHSAT, PSAT, SAT/ACT, NYS Regents in math and physics, AP Calculus, and AP Physics. She also teaches saxophone, piano, and general musicianship. A jazz saxophone and piano player, she frequently relates playing music to learning math. She performs regularly around New York with her band, and is a project manager at ArtistShare, the fan-funded record label, and at Patrick Zimmerli Music. She is also currently pursuing an MA in music composition from the City College of New York.
Dan Cozzens, Tutoring Associate
Dan attended Philadelphia's Germantown Friends School, where he won a National Merit Scholarship and the Senior Award. He received his B.A. with honors in Biological Anthropology from Harvard. He served as President of the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and won the Louise Donovan Award for Outstanding Contributions behind the scenes in the arts. Since graduation he has worked as a freelance producer, director, performer, and theater educator, from Harvard's Office for the Arts to Brooklyn's McCarren Pool to the Quisisana Resort in Maine to the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. Dan prepares students for all sections of the SAT and ACT exams, as well as for the ISEE, SSAT and SHSAT tests. He also tutors in Biology, Math (SAT2 I and II), Chemistry, Physics, Writing, and Latin. He has significant experience in homeschooling instruction and in homework help.
Andres Cruciani, Tutoring Associate
Born in Argentina, Andrés holds a B.A. with dual majors in Psychology and Economics from Cornell University and an M.S. in Education (with a math specialization) from Brooklyn College. An aspiring author, Andrés is currently enrolled in the creative writing M.F.A. program at The New School. Through the New York City Teaching Fellows Program, Andrés taught public high school for five years and has served as an advisor for the National Honor Society. He has years of private tutoring experience in math, English, organizational and study skills, and test prep (SAT, ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT and NYS Math Regents).
Jennifer Dworkin, Tutoring Associate
Jennifer grew up in London, but returned to the U.S. to attend Harvard College. She also holds an MA in philosophy from Cornell where she focused on philosophy of mind and cognitive science. She was the recipient of several fellowships and taught a wide variety of classes in philosophy. Jennifer is also a filmmaker, and her first feature documentary, “Love and Diane”, opened at the New York Film Festival and showed at Sundance and festivals around the world. She has taught a wide range of students from youngsters in pre-K through college students in Bard’s first-year writing and great books course. Jennifer has taught philosophy, ethics, and law at Cornell and has also been a visiting lecturer at Fordham Law School, Yale Law School, Legal Services of New York, and UC Davis Law School among others. Jennifer is an experienced tutor for the LSAT and in all areas of writing including for college essays, and high-level college writing and literature seminars.
Bobby Foley, Tutoring Associate
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester
Bobby was born and raised in Hawaii, where he attended Punahou High School. Bobby received his B.A. in Theater Studies from Yale College. During his time at Yale, Bobby tutored Yale undergraduates in microeconomics and also received two prestigious Light Fellowship awards to study abroad in Japan. As an actor, Bobby has performed in numerous films, national commercials, and world premier theatrical productions. Over the years, he has tutored students in a variety of different subjects and settings, from working with LD children in Hawaii to coaching New Haven fifth-graders in reading and math. Bobby has years of experience teaching test preparation throughout New York City. He is a passionate and patient tutor who specializes in Economics, SAT I, ACT, ISEE, SSAT, and SAT II preparation.
Robert Golden, Tutoring Associate
Robert holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in history, a Masters in Education from Columbia University Teachers College, and an Ed.D. in counseling psychology from Columbia University. Robert is a talented, long-time educator and administrator: the former head of the History Department and Director of Academic Affairs at Riverdale Country School, where he taught for over twenty years and was a member of the faculty team that created Introduction to Liberal Studies (ILS); Upper School Principal at Ranney School; Education Director of The Huntington Learning Center New York City; and, Curriculum Coordinator at Brooklyn Friends School. Robert has worked with students from a diversity of backgrounds and tutors in a wide variety of areas including writing, AP History (US, European, and World), SAT I and II (History), SSAT, ISEE, SHSAT, and ACT exams.
Brett Guenther, Tutoring Associate
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester
Brett grew up in Massachusetts and went to Dover-Sherborn High School. He holds a BS in Engineering from Dartmouth College and a BA in Biochemistry from Colby College, where he was Magna Cum Laude and participated on the college ski team. He works as a researcher for a Westchester-based biotechnology company. Brett is an experienced tutor for the IB program and for the ACT, SAT, and ISEE/SSAT exams. Brett also tutors chemistry, biology, physics, math, and for SAT 2 and AP exams in those subject areas.
Erika Hamden, Tutoring Associate
Erika holds a B.A. with high honors in Astronomy and Astrophysics from Harvard College and both an M.A. and M. Phil. in Astrophysics from Columbia University. While at Harvard, she played field hockey and started a Wine Tasting Society for fellow students. After graduating, she moved to London to attend Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School and earned a degree in Basic French Cuisine. She then worked as a sous-chef in a highly acclaimed modern French restaurant in New Jersey. Erika is currently a graduate student at Columbia University, working towards a PhD in Astrophysics, doing research in galaxy formation and UV telescope design. Erika tutors in all areas of science and math, for the SAT and ACT, and for the math and science SAT 2 exams.
Luke Harlan, Tutoring Associate
Luke attended Vanderbilt University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, earning his B.A., summa cum laude and with honors, in Theatrical Studies and Human and Organizational Development. As an undergraduate, he tutored English, writing, mathematics, and science to middle and high school students. After graduation, Luke was awarded the prestigious SDC National Directing Award and spent two years touring around the country to college campuses, teaching performance and creative writing. As a stage director, his work has been seen throughout the United States, Canada, England, Italy, and Spain. Luke tutors in all areas of English and writing, and for the SAT, ACT, ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, SAT 2 and AP exams.
Kara Havig, Tutoring Associate
Kara grew up near Seattle and graduated from Brigham Young University with a BFA in Music-Dance-Theatre and a minor in Mathematics. In high school, she earned a National Merit Scholarship and won The National Superbowl of High School Calculus. As a musical theater performer, Kara has toured and taught workshops to children of all ages in the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain region, China, Hong Kong, Mexico and the Caribbean Islands. Kara currently appears off-Broadway as "Pinkalicious" in Pinkalicious the Musical. Kara has tutored for years in all levels of mathematics, provides homework help, and prepares students for all sections of the ISEE, SHSAT, SSAT, SAT, ACT and SAT2 Math exams. She also works with Bespoke in curriculum development to create materials and mock tests.
Brad Heikes, Tutoring Associate
Brad began his tutoring career in Santiago, Chile, where he served as a mentor for COANIL, an organization that provides assistance to developmentally-challenged orphans. He graduated magna cum laude from the College of Charleston with a B.S. in Sociology and Spanish. He tutored all throughout college and for many years has been helping students of all ages who have trouble with Spanish, social studies and English. He has experience with high school students who are taking both the NYS Spanish Regents exams and the SAT II in Spanish. Brad also teaches a weekly English class to a group of Spanish-speaking restaurant workers in New York City.
Tom Huntoon, Tutoring Associate
Tom attended Phillips Academy, Andover and earned his B.A. in English with a minor in mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania. He has taught ESL abroad, has led outdoor wilderness trips for children of all ages, and is an experienced teacher of 10th through 12th grade English. Tom holds a Masters Degree in English Education from Columbia University Teachers College and tutors for the ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, ACT, SAT, and English AP exams as well as in English and math. Tom currently teaches AP English at a charter school in Harlem.
Nate Klau, Tutoring Associate
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester
Nate received his B.A. in History and Theater Studies from Yale University. Since transitioning into tutoring years ago, Nate has seen great score improvement with a wide variety of students. He has taught SAT classes at PolyPrep in Brooklyn and is currently teaching an ACT prep course at Bespoke's Manhattan office. Nate focuses on demystifying the daunting process of test-preparation and helps each student achieve his or her maximum potential in an engaging environment. As a professional actor, Nate's credits include the first national touring companies of The Lion King and Jersey Boys. Nate tutors for all sections of the SAT, ACT, SSAT, SHSAT, ISEE, History SAT2, and Math SAT2 Level 1 and 2, as well as academic History tutoring.
Simon Liebling, Tutoring Associate
Simon graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a degree in history after attending Princeton Day School in Princeton, NJ. While at Brown, Simon took a significant number of courses in math and science and tutored Rhode Island high school students in all levels of math, physics and history helping his students prepare for a wide range of AP and SAT II exams. He also worked as an instructor at Brown University's summer programs for high school students, teaching courses on environmental science and international relations. He is an experienced outdoor educator who guides rock climbing and backpacking trips, and has conducted original research in both colonial American history and biology. Simon currently tutors for the SAT/ACT, ISEE/SSAT/SHSAT, all levels of US/World History, Literature, Math and Physics, and helps students with organizational work and study skills.
Ilija Markic, Tutoring Associate
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester
"Eli" grew up in the Bronx and holds both a BS degree and a Master of Science degree from Iona College. He has taught high school science for over ten years and has been a full-time teacher at Irvington High School for five years, teaching introductory and Advanced Placement chemistry. Eli also holds a NYS certification in the teaching of biology and is an enthusiastic and talented science tutor.
Sam McDougle, Tutoring Associate
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester
Sam is a native of New York City, where he attended the Bank Street School through eighth grade and Fieldston through high school. He went on to Vassar College, earning his B.A. in Neuroscience and Behavior and graduating with honors. Sam worked for several years as a neuroscience researcher at the University of Pennsylvania in Dr. Javier Medina's lab, where he studied neuronal circuits in the cerebellum. This coming fall, he will begin his Ph.D in Neuroscience and Psychology at Princeton. Sam tutors in science and math, and specializes in the Biology SAT2.
Ken Meehan, Tutoring Associate
Ken was born and raised in New York City and was graduated with honors from Cornell Engineering with a BS in Operations Research. He has earned Masters degrees in Computer Science from Pratt Institute and in Mathematics from the Courant Institute at NYU. For the past decade, he has taught all levels of high school math in New York City schools including at Fordham Prep, where he began their Advanced Placement Statistics program. Ken was a 2008 recipient of The New Times "Teachers Who Make a Difference" award. Ken currently works at Teaching Matters, providing professional development services to math teachers and helping them integrate laptops and software into their instruction. He tutors in all levels of math and for the Math SAT 2 exams.
Carroll Moulton, Tutoring Associate
Carroll was educated at St. Bernard’s School in New York City, Portsmouth Priory in Rhode Island, and Harvard College. He earned his Ph.D. in Classics at Yale University. Carroll has taught at Yale, Princeton, and Duke. He has been a freelance writer and editor in educational publishing for over three decades and is the author of numerous books and articles. Carroll tutors in English, French, Latin, and history, as well as for the SAT, ACT, many SAT 2s, and all sections of the ISEE, SHSAT and SSAT exams.
Jeff Novich, Tutoring Associate
Jeff holds a Bachelors degree in both Computer Science and Physics from Johns Hopkins University, and a Masters degree in Journalism from Columbia University. Jeff tutors students in all levels of math and physics. He also specializes in the SAT, ISEE and ACT as well as other standardized tests. He has a great deal of experience in helping students improve their writing skills, especially in crafting and editing college essays. In his spare time, he is a freelance filmmaker and has worked on productions for Nova, The Discovery Channel, and The National Geographic Channel, and has sold news segments to MSNBC and Yahoo News. Jeff has also created the vocabulary building website, VocabSushi.com.
Ray Ojserkis, Tutoring Associate
Ray holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Lehigh University and Master's and Doctoral degrees, both in International History, from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has taught test preparation for Princeton Review and Kaplan, where he co-wrote Kaplan's GMAT and GRE course books and Kaplan's ACT Mathematics Advantage. Ray also worked in Kaplan's corporate offices as a GMAT product manager for six years. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of History at Marymount Manhattan College, Lehman College, Rutgers Newark and Long Island University and wrote a book on the Cold War arms race published by Praeger. He tutors for the GRE, GMAT, SAT I, SAT II, and ACT exams as well as in history and writing.
Ken Rubin, Tutoring Associate
Ken grew up in New York City, attending the Ramaz School, and holds a BA in economics from Columbia University and an MD degree from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. He has many years of experience tutoring students for the SAT I, ACT, MCAT, SAT II, ISEE/SSAT, SHSAT and Hunter HS exams. Ken has also worked with students to craft personal statements and admissions essays. He is a nationally ranked scrabble player and expert test taker who has achieved top scores on numerous standardized tests, including 99th percentile on the SAT, GRE and GMAT. Ken tutors in all levels of math and science and for nearly every standardized test offered.
Graham Sack, Tutoring Associate
Graham holds a B.A. Honors in Physics from Harvard College, an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics, and is currently working on his PhD in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He is a New York native and attended Stuyvesant High School. Graham has worked as a management consultant for both American Express and Morgan Stanley and as a professional actor on Broadway. He scored in the 99th percentile on the GMAT and GRE exams and tutors physics, economics, statistics, and mathematics to any level in addition to the GMAT, GRE, SAT I, ACT, and SAT II exams.
Munier Salem, Tutoring Associate
Munier is a doctoral candidate in Astronomy at Columbia University where he uses high-performance computers to study the physics of galaxy formation. He grew up in the mid-Hudson Valley before attending Cornell University, where he graduated summa cum laude from the department of Applied & Engineering Physics. Munier has also earned an MA and an MPhil from Columbia, both in Astronomy. He participates in public astronomy outreach events across the city and volunteers with high school and middle school students. He tutors students in all levels of math and physics, and for the SAT II subjects tests in math and physics.
Paul Scheid, Tutoring Associate
Paul is a graduate of New York University and is currently the Manager and Asst. Research Scientist of the Genomics Core Laboratory at the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology at NYU. His lab designs, executes and analyzes large-scale genomics experiments. Paul has also conducted research in stem-cell biology, cardiology, neurobiology, and hematology/oncology; he is a co-author on multiple publications in high-impact journals, including Science and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Paul is one of our Biology SAT 2 experts. He also teaches chemistry and all levels of math through calculus and tutors for the SAT, ACT, and ISEE/SSAT/SHSAT exams.
Alex Servello, Tutoring Associate
Alex graduated from Boston University with a BA in biology. While at BU, he coordinated SpeakEasy, an anonymous peer-listening service on campus and tutored local high school students. After graduation, Alex continued to tutor students with a wide range of learning styles in various academic subjects and in preparation for standardized tests. He also helped design and teach SAT preparation courses that were held at many schools in New England, including the Phillips Exeter Academy summer school. While earning his M.Ed. in Secondary Education from the University of Massachusetts Boston, Alex taught chemistry and biotechnology in a Boston high school. A Westchester native, Alex is currently a high school science teacher at the NYC iSchool in Manhattan. He tutors students for the SAT I, SAT II, ACT, SSAT, and ISEE exams, as well as in biology, chemistry, and math.
Gil Shuster, Tutoring Associate
Gil grew up in Brooklyn and earned his BS in Chemistry from Wesleyan. While at Wesleyan, Gil assisted professors in organic chemistry research, worked as a Teaching Assistant, and tutored both Wesleyan and local high school students in chemistry and math. After working at Sloan Kettering Institute in the radioisotope lab, Gil earned a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University. Gil has since taught courses at New York City Technical College and for many years has been tutoring high school students in math and chemistry, and for the ACT and SAT exams. Gil loves helping students' performance improve via both increased understanding of the course material and higher test scores. Gil is also a sound and recording engineer as well as a musician, and has performed every summer at The Edinburgh Festival in Scotland and on BBC Radio.
Nicholas Soodik, Tutoring Associate
For the past five years, Nick Soodik has taught English at an independent school in Brooklyn. His experience includes work with seventh through twelfth graders, though his primary teaching takes place in the high school. Every class he teaches includes an emphasis on developing writing and critical reading skills--everything from the nuts and bolts of sentence construction to the most effective way of organizing essays. In addition to teaching, he serves as ninth grade dean, assisting students and their families make the transition to a new division and a new school. As dean, he gets to know young people not only as students but as whole people, a perspective he brings back to the individual learners in his classroom and every student he tutors. Nick graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor's degree in English and was awarded several prizes for his writing. After college, he won a Mellon Fellowship and enrolled in the English PhD program at Cornell University. Nick tutors in English, history, writing, the SAT, and the SAT2. He also has significant experience helping students prepare their application and essays for college.
Josh Stein, Tutoring Associate
A native of Massachusetts, Josh attended Yale University, where he graduated cum laude with a BA in History and English Literature. He also holds a Ph.D. degree from UCLA in United States History; his dissertation focused on New York City, specifically violence and criminal justice. Josh has prepared students for a variety of tests, first with Kaplan Test Prep and now with Bespoke. He has taught history courses at the New School for Social Research and UCLA. He is now a student at Yale Law School. Josh specializes in the LSAT, GRE, ACT and SAT, as well subject tests in English, Writing, Math Level 1 and 2, and History.
Nick Videen, Tutoring Associate
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester
Nick grew up in Minneapolis and studied math, science and music at the University of Minnesota. He completed his B.M. at New England Conservatory in Boston, graduating with distinction. Nick has been teaching and tutoring for over ten years and has taught SAT and ACT prep classes for a variety of test prep companies in New York area high schools. He is also a jazz saxophonist and performs regularly in New York. Nick tutors for a variety of tests including the SAT, ACT, SSAT, SHSAT, and ISEE. He also tutors math and music and has experience working with home-schooled students in middle and high school.