Tutor of: SAT, ACT, Literature, U.S. History, GRE, SSAT, ISEE; AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP US History, IB English Literature and Theory of Knowledge, GRE Subject Test in Literature, Academic English, Academic History, Writing Instruction
A magna cum laude graduate of Middlebury College, Xander earned his B.A. in English and American Literature. He has completed an M.A. in Literature at the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College, has completed an M.A. in English from Stanford University, and is currently working on his Ph.D. in Literature at Stanford. Xander has earned many achievements for academic excellence, including the Andrew Smith Memorial Essay Prize (for the best essay by a first year English Ph.D.), Stanford's Centennial Teaching Award for work with undergraduates, and a Stolley-Ryan American Literature Prize for American Literature. Xander was an honors graduate of Deerfield Academy. Before joining Advantage Testing, he was a faculty member at Phillips Academy Andover and at the Chinese International School of Hong Kong. Xander is the co-creator of land-based Quidditch.