Availability: 3 Spot(s) Remaining

J. currently works with students preparing for the ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and Math 2 Subject Test. J. has over thirty years of teaching experience, including extensive work with students with special needs. His students have ranged in age from high-energy middle schoolers to professionals in their 40s making career changes. For more, see the complete bio below.

Premier Prep Hourly Fees
SSAT/ISEE: $220
ACT/SAT: $245
Academic: $250
GRE/GMAT/LSAT: $270
Master Tutor: $400

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Each tutor works with a limited number of students, and there is a one-time fee to reserve a spot on their roster. Reserving a spot grants immediate access to the tutor’s booking system via My Account.

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Sessions can be booked with this tutor at the following days and times:

  • Mondays: 10am-8pm 
  • Tuesdays: 10am-4pm 
  • Wednesdays: 10am-8pm 
  • Thursdays: 10am-4pm 
  • Fridays: 10am-8pm
  • Saturdays: 10am-8pm
  • Sundays: 10am-8pm 

If your schedule requires a very specific combination of days and times for your sessions, please consult the calendar before reserving a roster spot to make certain that what you’re looking for is available. If you’d prefer to talk this through with us prior to reserving your spot, we’re happy to talk by chat and email using the bubble to the bottom-right or by phone, whichever you prefer. 

Tutor Bio

J.’s interest in teaching goes back to his childhood in Rochester, New York, where he taught his younger sister how to read before she started first grade. A National Merit Finalist, J. took the SAT during his junior year of high school, scoring a perfect 1600 and making the cover of People magazine. In college, he worked as a peer writing tutor for his school’s Writing Center. Although he always had a deep love for math, J. graduated with a major in English and then earned his Master’s in Education, becoming a middle school and high school English teacher as well as a professional writer. He has been tutoring students preparing for the ACT, SAT, and other tests since 2003.

J. currently works with students preparing for the ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and Math 2 Subject Test. J. has over thirty years of teaching experience, including extensive work with students with special needs. His students have ranged in age from high-energy middle schoolers to professionals in their 40s making career changes.

J. greatly enjoys working with students, and he has been proud over the years of how his students have improved as he boosts both their testing skills and their confidence. One mother even emailed him, “thank you for opening up a whole new range of schools for my son to apply to.” (In this case, her son had started with a score of 1000 on a practice SAT, and he went on to score a 1260.)

Now based in Philadelphia, J. works as a freelance writer and performer, recently creating the one-man show *THE FREN BANKLIN EXPERIENCE* – a hit at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival – where he becomes the imaginary long-lost cousin of the legendary Ben Franklin. J. also enjoys reading a wide range of fiction and nonfiction, working out, volunteering for two local nonprofits which provide free mental health support, and making the best snickerdoodles in town.

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