Meet Our Tutors

We understand that every student is different in the ways that they learn, which is why our tutors are all different in the ways that they teach. Read what our tutors had to say about their own academic passions and connect with a Harvard student tutor who will help you succeed in your academic endeavors. Use the match button to go to our private tutoring platform or click on the individual subject that you're interested in to begin the sign-up process.

Penny A.

About Penny

Hello! My name is Penny Alegria, and I'm a Freshman at Harvard studying English. I attended Niles West High School where I was the Captain of the Slam Poetry Team and the Fundraising Chair for the Policy Debate Team. At Harvard, I'm a staff writer for the Harvard Political Review, a mentor for Act on a Dream’s Mentorship Program and a comer for The Crimson’s Arts Board. I have extensive experience tutoring in SAT, ACT, as well as editing college admissions essays.

Subjects Taught: SAT, ACT, College Essay Editing

Olly G.

About Olly

Hey guys! I'm Olly, and I am a Junior at Harvard studying Economics and Global Health & Health Policy. I attended Noble and Greenough High School where she was one of the board editors of the school newspaper, a head tutor at Achieve Tutoring, and captain of the cross-country team. At Harvard, I play on the varsity lacrosse team, serve on both the Student-Athlete Committee and Dean’s Advisory Panel, am a Director of Recreations at REACH, and a member of Women in Business. I have experience tutoring in SAT, ACT, SAT subject tests, and various classroom subjects. I plan on working in finance next summer and after college.

Subjects Taught: SAT, SAT Subject Tests, ACT

Matthew M.

About Matthew

Hi there, my name's Matthew! I'm a Junior at Harvard studying Statistics in Quantitative Finance. I previously attended the Gilman School, where I was valedictorian, captain of the varsity swimming and water polo teams, and the editor-in-chief of the Cynosure. At Harvard, I play an active role in Club Swim as the social chair. I have extensive experience in SAT, SAT subject tests, AP exams, and the college admissions process. I plan on working in Finance following graduation.

Subjects Taught: ACT, Economics, Crimson Coaching, SAT, SAT Subject Tests

Iris Y.

About Iris

Hello, my name is Iris! I'm a freshman at Harvard from Carmel, Indiana. I am interested in studying the intersection of computer science, data analytics, and the life sciences. I attended Carmel High School, where I was captain of the school's debate team. I also led several clubs geared towards STEM outreach, reaching over a thousand students. At Harvard, alongside tutoring for HSA, I am also a part of Women in Computer Science, where I am an Associate Director of Programming for the WECode Conference, Consulting for Business & the Environment, and the Harvard Health Policy Review. I have extensive experience with tutoring in a wide variety of classroom subjects and standardized testing, including AP, SAT, and ACT tests.

Subjects Taught: AP Exams, ACT , SAT

Serena Zhao

About Serena

Hey everyone! I'm Serena Zhao. I'm a freshman at Harvard College planning to concentrate in Biomedical Engineering on a Pre-Medical Track, with a possible secondary in Economics. In high school, I was captain of my school's Science Olympiad Team and also competed in the International Earth Science Olympiad as a member of Team USA. I am an avid science researcher and plans to continue research at Harvard in the near future. At Harvard, I am a volunteer tutor for a PBHA ESL program and a writer for several scientific publications. I have extensive experience tutoring for all math and science SAT subject tests, AP exams, and classroom subjects. After college, I plan to go on to medical school and pursue an MD-PhD in the future.

Subjects Taught: Calculus, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams

Matt Tibbitts

About Matt

Hi guys! My name's Matt Tibbitts, and I'm a first-year student at Harvard studying Economics and Government. I attended Ludlow High School where I was President of the Student Council and National Honor Society. During my senior year, I served as the student member on the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education—representing the voice of 954,000 students in educational policy work. At Harvard, I am a percussionist in the marching band and a Senate staffer in Harvard Model Congress. I have extensive experience helping students with SAT, SAT II, and AP Exam prep. Following graduation, I plan on going to law school with the ultimate goal of working in public policy.

Subjects Taught: SAT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams

Jalen D.

About Jalen

Hi there! My name is Jalen Daniels, and I am a senior in Adams House. I'm a Social Studies Concentrator, and my thesis is on the intersectionality between Transhumanism, Accelerationst Capitalism, and The Black Body. Passionate about English, Theory, and Philsophy, I can help you with any of your papers, reading help or writing needs.

Subjects Taught: English , Writing, Elementary Reading Comprehension

Ziyong C.

About Ziyong

Hey everyone! I'm Ziyong Cui. I'm currently a Freshman at Harvard College studying Mathematics and Computer Science. I attended Belmont High School where I was the Captain for the Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field teams. At Harvard, I am involved in the Crimson Technology Board, Harvard Computer Society, and am a Marketing Associate for Harvard College China Forum. I have extensive experience tutoring in SAT, SAT subject tests, and AP exams. Outside of class, I enjoy running, cycling, and playing pickup soccer.

Subjects Taught: Calculus, Computer Science, SAT, ACT

Sarah F.

About Sarah

Hi everyone, my name's Sarah! I'm a Freshman at Harvard planning on studying Folklore and Mythology and Linguistics. I attended The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, NY, where I was Captain of the Debate Team, Student Body President, and Editor in Chief of the literary magazine. I'm proficient in Spanish and Latin and have helped others with their writing for two years!

Subjects Taught: Latin, Spanish, Writing, SAT

Chelsea B.

About Chelsea

Hi guys! My name's Chelsea, and I'm a first-year at Harvard College planning to study government or applied math with a focus in economics. I attended River Hill High School in Clarksville, MD where I played varsity soccer for four years and was the president of Delta Scholars, an affinity group for high-achieving black female students. At Harvard, I am a writer for the Crimson Editorial Board and a member of the Association of Black Harvard Women and Greener Scott Scholars. I have previous experience tutoring both in-person and virtually for SAT, various AP classes, and all levels of math.

Subjects Taught: SAT, Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, Statistics, AP Exams,

Emma G.

About Emma

Hi everyone! I'm Emma Greaves, a First-Year at Harvard studying Chemical and Physical Biology. While attending Pingree School in South Hamilton, MA, I enjoyed participating in Model United Nations, playing trumpet in Boston Youth Symphony, tutoring in my school's Quant Center, and organizing school-wide coffee houses showcasing student performances and poetry. At Harvard, I am a member of WHRB 95.3 FM and volunteers for The Food Lab for Kids. I have experience tutoring students in all classroom subjects and test preparation.

Subjects Taught: English, Calculus, SAT/ACT, Crimson Coaching

John M.

About John

Hello! My name is John Matheson, a sophomore at Harvard studying Economics. I attended Cinco Ranch High School where I was on the competitive team for Science Bowl and was the club's biology coach. I was also a Texas All-State cellist. At Harvard, I am a principal for the Harvard Undergraduate Capital Partners and am a research assistant at Harvard Business School. I have extensive experience teaching English, Math, and SAT Prep. I hope to pursue a career in finance.

Subjects Taught: English, Calculus, Biology, SAT, Crimson Coaching

Anthony C.

About Anthony

Hello, my name's Anthony Choi. I have been studying the cello since he was 4 years old at the Special Music School under the tutelage of Yari Bond. I joined Face the Music, a leading contemporary youth ensemble, where he performed on WQXR, Roulette, and the Lincoln Center Atrium. I was later accepted to Juilliard Pre-College in 2014, where I studied with Clara Kim and became a principal cellist of both the Pre-College Symphony and the Pre-College String Ensemble. I am a 2018 YoungArts Finalist and a 2019 Presidential Scholar in the arts. I have won top prizes at the 2018 Lyra Music Competition, 2017 International Grande Music Competition, the 2016 Rondo Vanguard Young Artist Competition and the 19th YWCA Queens NY Music Competition allowing him to perform in Weill Hall at Carnegie and Merkin Hall. I also perform at the Korean Methodist Church and Institute weekly and perform at the Addiction Institute of Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital every month for patients in rehabilitation. I plan to attend the Harvard/NEC dual-degree program in fall 2020 with Laurence Lesser and Yeesun Kim and concentrate in Integrative Biology.

Subjects Taught:Novice Cello Lessons, Advanced Cello Lessons, Biology

Ena B.

About Ena

Hey guys! My name is Ena Basic. I'm a Freshman at Harvard planning to concentrate in Bioengineering. I am originally from Chicago, where I attended high school at Walter Payton College Prep. In high school, I was Student Government Vice President, a Math Team member, a National Honors Society school tutor, and a private tutor. I have experience tutoring in several math courses as well as chemistry, biology, and physics. After college, I hope to attend medical school and pursue research.

Subjects Taught: Chemistry, Physics, Calculus, Biology

James J.

About James

My name is James! I'm a first-year student at the College interested in Biology, Government and Public Health. I attended De La Salle High School in Concord, California, where I conducted an environmental research project that earned an honorable mention at the California State Science Fair and headed a social justice education organization. At Harvard, I'm a part of the Health & Policy Analysis Team, an associate editor of the Harvard Health Policy Review, and prospective writer at The Harvard Crimson. I have extensive experience with AP Exams, the SAT, the ACT, as well as many other classroom subjects!

Subjects Taught:AP Exams, SAT, Crimson Coaching, ACT

Ella B.

About Ella

Hey everyone! I'm Ella Bradford, and I'm a Freshman at Harvard, planning on studying Integrative Biology with a language citation in Spanish. I attended Hamden High School, where I was the captain of the cross country and track teams, as well as a member of the National Honor society. In high school, I also participated in the New York Academy of Sciences 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures women in STEM mentoring programming, and was a member of my local Girl Scout troop. At Harvard, I am involved with Women’s Heavyweight Rowing, as well as with the Harvard College Running Club and Harvard Office of Sustainability, as a first-year representative for the Resource Efficiency Program. I'm currently planning on getting a PhD. and doing research on environmental conservation.

Subjects Taught:Biology, Environmental Science

Tyler S.

About Tyler

Hi everyone! My name's Tyler Sakamoto, and I'm a current freshman at Harvard College. I attended Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii, where I swam competitively, was an editor for the newspaper, and was a TA for Japanese. At Harvard, I plan to study Molecular & Cellular Biology on the pre-med track, and am also pursuing a language citation in Japanese.

Subjects Taught: Japanese (choose Other!), AP Chemistry, SAT

Isaiah K.

About Isaiah

Hi! My name's Isaiah, I'm a Sophomore in the Harvard/NEC dual degree program studying Psychology and Cello Performance. I im a 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts and Third Prize winner of the Johansen International Competition. As a soloist, I have performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra and appeared on NPR’s From the Top. At Harvard, I am a proud member of the Brattle Street Chamber Players.

Subjects Taught: Novice Cello Lessons, Advanced Cello Lessons

Ella B.

About Ella

Hey everyone! I'm Ella! I'm a first-year at Harvard studying government. I attended Huntsville High School where I was the founder of multiple student organizations and worked as Editor-in-Chief of the High School Democrats of America publication. I am also the founder of Girl Scouts Bosnia and was a member of a Desegregation Advisory committee for the Department of Justice. I have extensive experience tutoring the SAT and ACT and is well versed in all classroom subjects. I plan to attend Law School and work as an international human rights lawyer.

Subjects Taught: Crimson Coaching, SAT, ACT

Leila W.

About Leila

Hello all! My name's Leila Wass and I'm a sophomore at Harvard studying Economics, Government, and Chinese. I attended National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C., where I was the co-president of the Model UN club, a three-star Thespian Society member, and the recipient of my class' Chinese Award. I was also named a Presidential Scholar Candidate, which means she had one of the top SAT/ACT scores in her "state." At Harvard, I am the Marketing Manager of Harvard Yearbook Publications and am also involved in the International Relations Council and two hip-hop dance companies. I am comfortable tutoring for the SAT, subject tests, APs, and numerous classroom subjects. After Harvard, I plan to go to law or business school.

Subjects Taught: ACT, SAT , AP Exams, Chinese

Ada C.

About Ada

Hello all! My name's Ada, a first-year at Harvard College planning to study English and Ethnicity, Migration, and Rights. I attended the Community School of Naples, where I was President of the Spanish National Honor Society and competed in the Scholastic Art & Writing Competition. At Harvard, I'm involved in the Catholic Student Association, the Harvard Radcliffe Modern Dance Company, and am on the Harvard Cheerleading team. I have experience working at Quest, a company dedicated to helping high school students during the college admissions process, including SAT/ACT prep, SAT Subject Tests, and AP exams.

Subjects Taught: Crimson Coaching, ACT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests , Writing

Tina C.

About Tina

Hi guys! I'm Tina! I am a freshman at Harvard, currently undecided in concentration but planning on pursuing biology and chemistry. I'm from New York City and attended Stuyvesant High School. In high school, I was Props Director for Stuyvesant Theater Community and Committee Director for Key Club. At Harvard, I'm passionate about public service and educational access. I'm available for tutoring in SAT, SAT Subject Tests, AP exams, and various classroom subjects. I plan on pursuing medicine or scientific research in the future.

Subjects Taught: ACT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests , Economics

Caroline C.

About Caroline

Hey everyone! My name's Caroline Choi, and I'm a Freshman at Harvard interested in Physics and Government. On-campus, I write for the Harvard Political Review. Outside of school, I'm a well-known climate justice activist and political organizer with Extinction Rebellion and Sunrise Movement. My interests span across multiple subjects, including history, computer science, and art. I have experience in multiple AP exams and classroom topics, and hope to go into international relations and nuclear policy.

Subjects Taught: Computer Science, Crimson Coaching, History , SAT

Nicki B.

About Nicki

Hi guys! I'm Nicki! I am a first-year at Harvard. I previously attended Croton Harmon High School in New York, where I was the captain of the Varsity Soccer and Basketball teams and President of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and the Pep Band. I have experience tutoring French and algebra, but extensive knowledge of mathematics and science. My concentration is currently undeclared, but I intend to concentrate in economics, neuroscience, or physics.

Subjects Taught: Algebra, French, Biology , Calculus

Owen B.

About Owen

Hello all! My name's Owen! I'm a junior at Harvard studying Applied Math with a focus on Economics. I attended St. Mark's High School in Dallas, TX, where he was the junior class president and head photographer of the school yearbook. At Harvard, I'm an analyst for a sustainability consulting club, and am an active member of the Harvard Crimson newspaper as well as the Harvard Club Soccer team. I have experience with ACT and SAT tutoring, as well as math and humanities.

Subjects Taught: ACT, SAT, Calculus , English

Emmett D.

About Emmett

Hey everyone! I'm Emmett, and I'm a Freshman at Harvard studying Molecular and Cellular Biology, with a secondary in Economics and a citation in Spanish. I attended The Westminster School in Simsbury, Connecticut, where I was awarded prizes for excellence in Biology, English, History, and General Achievement. I am a committed athlete, captaining three varsity teams in high school and walking on to the Harvard Heavyweight Crew Team. I have experience tutoring English, Math, Spanish, and Biology and hope to work in impact investing after college.

Subjects Taught: Algebra, Spanish, Biology , English

Nico V.

About Nico

Hello all! My name's Nico. I'm a Sophomore at Harvard College studying Chemical/Physical Biology and Neuroscience. I attended H.D. Jacobs High School in Illinois where I was the captain of the Congressional Debate Team and 2-time all-state first chair jazz saxophonist. At Harvard, I am a Community Outreach Director for Synapse, Treasurer and first Tenor Sax for the Monday Jazz Band, and Senior Editor for the Harvard Health Policy Review. I have extensive training and tutoring experience in SAT, SAT subject tests, AP Exams, and various math/science classroom subjects. I plan on following a pre med track and pursuing a career in academia and/or medicine.

Subjects Taught: SAT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams , Debate

Chase V.

About Chase

Hello all! My name's Chase. I'm a freshman at Harvard planning to study Integrative Biology. I attended Harvard-Westlake High School in Los Angeles, CA, focusing on the sciences and music. I am experienced in a wide variety of STEM subjects, including biology, chemistry, computer science, and environmental science. Having recently taken the ACT, SAT, SAT subject tests, and AP exams, I prioritize understanding material, and then applying that understanding to master test-taking skills. Just starting my time at Harvard, I am involved in conservation, synthetic biology, and volunteer work.

Subjects Taught: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, SAT/ACT

Hallie Z.

About Hallie

Hey everyone! I'm Hallie and am currently a first-year student planning to study Statistics at Harvard College. I graduated from Newton North High School in Newton, MA, where I was involved in a number of volunteer and philanthropic efforts, specifically interning in my school’s Center for Civic Engagement and Service for four years. I am presently serving my second term as a member of the Massachusetts Service Alliance Board of Directors. At Harvard, I am an active member of the Mission Hill Afterschool Program, the Harvard Open Data Project, Women in Business, and the Group for Undergraduates in Statistics. I have experience tutoring students in classroom subjects, as well as providing college readiness support to high school students applying to college.

Subjects Taught: Crimson Coaching, SAT/ACT, AP Exams

Zihao Y.

About Zihao

Hey guys! I'm Z Yang, a Freshman at Harvard College interested in Pre-Med. I attended Fairmont High School in Minnesota where I participated in basketball, band, orchestra, community service, knowledge bowl, and math league. At Harvard, I am involved in HAUSCR, HRAACF, and hope to play club basketball and flag football. I have extensive knowledge in tutoring ACT, SAT, Spanish, Math, History, and other AP exams and courses.

Subjects Taught: SAT/ACT, Spanish, Math , History

David H.

About David.

Hello all! My name's David. I am a Freshman at Harvard University. I plan to joint concentrate in physics and mechanical engineering. I attended Ola High School in McDonough, Georgia where I was the AFJROTC Corps Commander and founder of the Ola High School Chess Club. I have tutored several former high school classmates for the SAT, ACT and various AP exams.

Subjects Taught: SAT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams

Jake B.

About Jake

Hello all! My name's Jake, and I am a Freshman at Harvard studying Chemical and Physical Biology. I attended Framingham High School where I served for four years as Class President and was a member of the Varsity Boys Swim and Dive Team and the Varsity Boys Track Team. At Harvard, I am hoping to get involved in community service and join Crimson EMS. I have experience tutoring in all levels of chemistry and introductory Spanish. I am considering attending medical school after completing my undergraduate degree.

Subjects Taught: Chemistry, Spanish, ACT/SAT , Crimson Coaching