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530 Lytton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Tutoring locations in San Rafael, San Francisco, Palo Alto, and San Jose, and on the East Bay in Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, and San Ramon. Click here for our local addresses.
Gus Mattammal received his MBA in International Strategy and Finance from the Yale School of Management, and his BA in Physics and Mathematics from Pomona College. He has been tutoring math almost without interruption since he was 13 years old, both as a volunteer and as a professional tutor. Currently, he tutors the SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests in Physics, Math, and Literature, SSAT, ISEE, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT Verbal Reasoning, and academic Physics, Math, Economics, Accounting, and writing. » View More
Graduate of Phillips Academy and Yale University. B.A. in Cognitive Science. Former Lab Manager of the Yale Visual Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory. National Merit Finalist and AP Scholar with Honor. EMT. Tutor of the SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests in Math, U.S. History, Chemistry, Physics, and Literature, AP English, Chemistry, U.S. History, Statistics, and Calculus, SSAT, ISEE, and MCAT Physical Sciences.
Shelley ChangGraduate of California Institute of Technology. B.S. in Chemistry. Studied abroad at University College London. Taught biology and physics courses at Stanford University's Educational Programs for Gifted Youth. National Merit Finalist and Presidential Scholar Semifinalist. Former materials technician. Violinist. Competitive Rubik's Cube solver. Tutor of SAT Subject Tests in Biology and Chemistry, AP Biology and Chemistry, and academic Biology and Chemistry.
Ph.D. in Chemical Physics in progress, Stanford University. Graduate of Rice University. B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Discussion Leader and Teaching Assistant in Physical Chemistry and Accelerated Freshman Chemistry at Stanford University. Graduate Researcher on the Stanford Bio-X NeuroVentures Initiative. Was Lovett Academic Fellow and Peer Tutor in Calculus, Physics, and Chemistry at Rice University. National Merit Finalist and Scholar. 4th Place Medalist in UIL Mathematics, Texas. Tutor of the SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests in Math, Chemistry, and Physics, SSAT, ISEE, AP Calculus, Chemistry, and Physics, GRE, and academic Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Psychology.
M.B.A, Santa Clara University. M.S. in Geophysics, University of Washington. Graduate of Pomona College. B.A. in Physics and Mathematics. Has completed a decade of oceanographic research and a decade in technology strategy. Won grant from the HUB Lab in Hong Kong to apply novel theory of turbulence to wind turbine design. Tutor of the SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests in Math, Literature, U.S. History, and Physics, ISEE, SSAT, AP Physics B and C, AP Calculus AB and BC, GRE, GMAT, and academic Math and Physics.
Jessica HuiCum laude graduate of Harvard University. A.B. in English and American Literature and Language. Detur Book Prize. Peer Tutor of Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. Photography editor for the Harvard Crimson. National Institutes of Health (NIH) student researcher in proteomics and in developmental biology. Honors graduate of Punahou School in Honolulu, HI. National Merit Finalist. AP Scholar with Distinction. AHSME Certificate of Distinction. Tutor of SAT, SAT Subject Tests in Math and Literature, AP English Language and Literature, SSAT, ISEE, and GRE.
Rebecca KrounerMagna Cum Laude graduate of Brown University. A.B. with departmental honors in Comparative Literature and Italian Studies. Master of Music, Manhattan School of Music. Studied at University of Bologna, Italy. Experience in communication skills training and curriculum design. Freelance writer and editor with an interest in theater and opera. Winner of a “Sweetheart Award” from the Palo Alto Community Advisory Committee for Special Education for work with students with special needs. Tutor of SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests in U.S. History, Literature and Math, AP English Language and Literature, SSAT, ISEE, GRE, and GMAT.
Divia MelwaniGraduate of Harvard University. A.B. in Computer Science. AP Scholar with Distinction. Graduate of The Spence School in New York City. Ten years experience with academic and test preparation tutoring. Completed National Novel Writing Month three times. Tutor of SAT and SAT Subject Tests in Literature, Math, and Physics.
Ph.D. Candidate in Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of University of California, Santa Barbara. B.S. in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology. Received departmental distinction and NSF Graduate Fellowship honorable mention. Tutor of SAT Subject Test in Biology, AP Biology, MCAT Biological Sciences, and academic Biology.
Graduate of Trinity College. B.A. in Philosophy. Since 1993, has tutored in New York, the Bay Area, and Europe. Credentialed California teacher of high school and middle school mathematics. Tutor of the SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests in Math, SSAT, ISEE, GMAT, GRE, and academic Math.