Tutor Spotlight: Meet Henry, New York MCAT Tutor

Posted by Martha C. on 8/4/17 5:27 PM

This week, we're spotlighting Henry, one of our wonderful test preparation tutors!

Henry grew up in Portland, Oregon playing, soccer, baseball, and basketball before defecting to performing arts and becoming a professional classical ballet dancer. He danced in both Pennsylvania and Utah before leaving the dance world to attend college at Columbia University. Henry graduated with a B.A. in biology with Latin honors and performed wet lab neuroendocrinology research and clinical neurosurgery research. During college, Henry rekindled his love of sports as the first male synchronized swimmer in the Ivy League. Henry also became interested in health policy during college and volunteered doing tobacco control political advocacy. After graduating, Henry continued to work in politics as the western region director of the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation supervising the foundation’s interests in all the states west of Colorado. 

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Tutor Spotlight: Meet Jimmy, Cambridge LSAT Tutor

Posted by Martha C. on 6/12/17 5:27 PM

This week, we're spotlighting Jimmy, one of our wonderful test preparation and admissions coaches!

Jimmy Biblarz is a doctoral student in Sociology & Social Policy at Harvard University. Originally from Los Angeles, Jimmy is a 2014 magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College (Social Studies and English) and the resident LGBTQ tutor in Eliot House. His research is funded by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and the Inequality and Wealth Concentration Scholarship. Jimmy is interested in links between equity-focused public policies, features of neighborhoods and schools, and children’s chances of upward intergenerational mobility. His current project traces the rise and fall of racial integration as the ideological focus of social policy, and the subsequent emergence of competing ideologies. More generally, he is interested in stratification and inequality including discrimination processes, urban poverty, race, immigration, social networks, and continuity and change in values and attitudes.

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Tutor Spotlight: Meet Ashwin, Cambridge Test Prep Tutor

Posted by Martha C. on 4/7/17 6:07 PM

This week, we're spotlighting Ashwin, one of our exceptional test preparation tutors!

Ashwin graduated magna cum laude from New York University in 2011 with a major in Biochemistry and minors in both Mathematics and English. After graduating, he went to one of the poorest and marginalized cities in the East Coast - Camden, NJ - to help failing primary care clinics adjust to the new demands of Obamacare. He then started his MD at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and is currently a dual degree student at Harvard Kennedy School studying health delivery systems.

Ashwin has previously worked for two professional tutoring companies totaling over 7 years, specializing in standardized tests (e.g., SAT, ACT, GRE, MCAT) as well as admissions coaching to undergraduate & graduate schools. He has instructed close to 150 students one-on-one over his career as a tutor. He specializes in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Critical Thinking, Essay Writing, and general test preparation. Ashwin has also served on the admissions committee at his medical school & has worked with many students on crafting successful applications.

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Tutor Spotlight: Meet Max, Biology and MCAT Tutor!

Posted by Martha C. on 3/20/17 5:43 PM


This week, we're spotlighting Max, one of our exceptional biology and MCAT tutors!

Max was born down the street from the National Institutes of Health, outside of Washington, D.C., and has been a lab rat ever since. He graduated from Yale Phi Beta Kappa with both a B.S. and M.S. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry while announcing hockey games as a TV broadcaster. As an undergrad, he achieved a 4.0 GPA in all graduate coursework and his lab work earned the departmental prize for excellence in research and scholarship. After graduating, Max completed a research fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. He is an author on multiple scientific papers and is currently pursuing a M.D. and a Ph.D. through the combined Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program.

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Tutor Spotlight: Meet Lucas, Mathematics Tutor

Posted by Martha C. on 3/6/17 5:52 PM

This week, we're spotlighting Lucas, one of our incredible mathematics tutors!

Lucas attended MIT as an undergraduate, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Physics, and a minor in Management Science. He decided to remain at MIT to pursue a Ph.D. in Mathematics, where he is currently in his fourth year.

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Tutor Spotlight: Meet Caroline, Economics and GMAT Tutor

Posted by Martha C. on 2/15/17 4:53 PM

This week, we're spotlighting Caroline, one of our exceptional economics tutors!

Caroline graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Economics and Public Policy. While at Brown, she was involved in club field hockey, Women in Business, and Kappa Alpha Theta. She also interned in investment banking at Goldman Sachs in 2011, and in the United States Senate in 2010. At Cambridge Coaching, she has experience tutoring financial modeling and the GMAT. 

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Team Spotlight: Meet Sam, Operations Manager at Cambridge Coaching

Posted by Sam on 9/19/16 10:00 PM

This week we're spotlighting Sam, the Operations Manager at Cambridge Coaching.  Sam graduated from Wesleyan University in 2015 with a double major in Psychology and Philosophy.  He's now the Operations Manager at Cambridge Coaching, where he monitors our systems, improves general efficiency, and buys tea and snacks for everybody!

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Tutor Spotlight: Meet Mac, Test Preparation Tutor

Posted by Martha C. on 8/5/16 6:00 PM

This week we're spotlighting Mac, a Boston University MD candidate who is one of  our most experienced test praparation tutors! Mac started teaching while he was a student at Middlebury, taught volunteer swim lessons and tutored friends in a variety of subjects. Since he began at Cambridge Coaching, Mac has tutored students in the SAT, the GRE, and the MCAT. He particularly enjoys working with students to achieve the highest score they can on the MCAT. Mac has a wide range of experience with different academic subjects, including the sciences, history, and political science and looks forward to using memorable analogies to make difficult topics accessible.  You can learn more about Mac by visiting his tutor profile.

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Team Spotlight: Meet Martha, Director of Client Management

Posted by Martha C. on 7/4/16 9:30 AM

This week we're spotlighting Martha, a Rutgers graduate who came aboard the Cambridge Coaching team back in April.  After getting her Masters in Education, Martha worked for Success Academy in Harlem.  She then moved on to a nonprofit in New Brunswick teaching adult re-entry populations basic literacy, math, and life skills.  She is now thrilled to be a member of Cambridge Coaching, overseeing client and tutor relationships while helping to shape the future of the company.

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Tutor Spotlight: Meet Liz, Economics and Finance Tutor

Posted by Martha C. on 6/3/16 12:00 PM

This week we're spotlighting Liz, a New York-based MIT graduate who loves teaching economics, mathematics, and finance! Since graduating from MIT, Liz is following her dream of working in art as a co-founder and the CEO of a start-up based in NYC called limeSHIFT, which uses a co-creative art process to build culture and community, instigate and manage change within organizations, and transform working spaces. You can look at Liz's tutor profile here.

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