Arun Thottumkara in Silicon Valley

Tutor of: SAT, ACT, GRE, MCAT; AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Academic Biology, Academic Chemistry, Academic Organic Chemistry, Academic Math

Arun graduated with a B.A. in Chemistry and a minor in Public Health from Harvard, where he received four Harvard College Research Fellowships and was President of the Harvard Chemistry Club. Arun continued his studied of Chemistry at Stanford, earning a Ph.D. at the interface of synthetic organic chemistry and neurobiology as a National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellow. Arun is an accomplished scientist who has authored several peer-reviewed patents and publications, earned 2nd Place in the National Siemens Westinghouse Science Competition, won 1st Place in the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, and was elected to the inaugural class of the Program for Research in Science and Engineering. He is also dedicated to helping students learn science: he has established numerous mentorship programs for students, helped organize local high school science fairs, and served as the Director of the Stanford Student Hosted Colloquium. Outside of tutoring with Advantage Testing, Arun is a scientist at a biotech startup.