Chino is the founder and owner of The Sentence Center. An educator with over fifteen years of experience, his passion is to teach essay writing to middle and high school students. His company offers writing classes, one-to-one tutoring, and test prep sessions.
Paige coaches 6th – 12th grade students to math mastery in private one-to-one sessions. Her expertise spans academic math tutoring from prealgebra though precalculus as well as test prep for the SSAT, SAT and ACT as well and inspires math confidence in her students. Happy parents have said “Paige brings the magic.” Please visit paigebarrows.com for more information about Paige’s current programs.
Alexis is a seasoned SAT and ACT tutor who specializes in math and science preparation. She also has extensive experience working with high scorers and using mindfulness techniques to negotiate test anxiety. Alexis is the cofounder and lead tutor of Swell Education Silicon Valley.
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“Dr. B” is a performance coach and psychologist who trains test takers—from high school students to professionals facing board exams—to reduce their test anxiety and improve their scores. His book, “Test Success! How to Be Calm, Confident and Focused on Any Test,” is sold worldwide. Ben maintains a private practice and offers training programs via the web. He can be reached via his website.
Chris Borland, owner of Borland Educational, is the longest-practicing academic coach in San Francisco, Marin, and Sonoma County.
In business since 1978, Chris provides elite professional coaching for students of all ages in mathematics, academic skills, and all sections of the SAT, SAT Math Subject Test, ACT, PSAT, SSAT, ISEE, and HSPT. Visit BorlandEducational.com.
Scott draws on over 3 decades of experience to help students from around the world Gain Admission to their best-fit top Colleges, Graduate Programs, or HS and to raise GPA and Test Scores: SAT, ACT, GRE, SSAT, ISEE, HSPT, GMAT, TOEFL, AP exams. To see what Scott’s students say about the ways he teaches, motivates, guides, and mentors, visit SFLearns.com and his Yelp page. Scott is also the current president of BATS.
Megan tutors Contra Costa County students of all ages and of all ability levels, from beginning readers to adult college students in the core subjects of reading, writing, and math.
As CEO and Master Tutor at BodSAT, Megan helps serious students with SAT and ACT prep. Megan is the current Professional Development Director for BATS.
Bill Driscoll specializes in teaching math to students with learning differences. In addition to helping students with math, he helps them prepare for the math portions of nearly every standardized test. Bill is a very experienced Educational Therapist whose earlier career as a child therapist helps him address his students’ needs with sensitivity and humor. Visit Bill’s Yelp page.
Jai Flicker is the founder and CEO of LifeWorks Learning Center, a progressive tutoring outfit designed to help students thrive in school and to grow as individuals. The LifeWorks Approach incorporates aspects of mindfulness practice, attachment theory, and developmental neuroscience to provide an unparalleled experience for students and parents alike. LifeWorksLearningCenter.com
Vali, the owner of Math-4-Girls, sometimes called the”Math Whisperer,” motivates young girls to find the joys of math. She offers private enrichment K-8 and runs special groups for 3-6 grade girls too.
John Hankey, founder of Mindful Test Taking (MTT), helps students overcome test anxiety by teaching them mindfulness techniques. Students learn stress relief practices based in progressive relaxation. MTT utilizes a philosophy called “energetic fitness” that inspires students to become “ambitious relaxers.” John is a certified hypnotherapist, studied mathematics at Stanford, and financial economics at Oxford. Visit MTT’s website.
Ender has worked with hundreds of students since 1992 in all levels of math and has coached them on increasing their success in school and improving their performance and managing anxiety in standardized tests. He is the author of the GMAT Math Workbook through Barron’s Educational Series.
Robin has a spirited love of science and a passion for making its sometimes-murky depths more transparent. She mentors students to become thinkers, engaging them in real-life examples, hands-on (often edible) models, and the science behind their individual interests. Robin tutors biosciences, chemistry, earth and environmental science, and physics.
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Dr. Morgenstern, also known as Dr. M, is an award-winning writer, former university professor, and honors program administrator. She holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and an MFA in contemporary art. Dr. M founded Blue Stars Admissions Consulting in 2010, quickly earning a strong clientele based on her uniquely effective approach to strategy, her incisive insights into the admissions landscape, and her engaging mentoring style.
Justin Sigars is co-founder of (and master instructor at) Bodsat Prep, the only Bay Area test prep program designed exclusively for high-achieving students. Visit bodsat.com.
Justin works with students at all levels on a variety of high-leverage tests and on literature and writing. Visit bayareatutoring.com.
Orion Taraban is the founder of StellarGRE, the Bay Area’s only dedicated GRE tutoring service. A former math professor with a perfect score on the GRE, Orion has coached thousands of students to succeed on every aspect of the test. He is currently a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology and specializes in applied mindfulness in education. Visit Stellargre.com for more information.
Agi has been helping High School students in science for over a decade. She specializes in guiding students with Learning Differences as well as High Achievers get top grades in Math, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology. Agi supports students beyond their simple needs in a particular course to become more effective and engaged learners.
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Mike Wright is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, and the founder of Wright Minded, a one-to-one, in-home SAT / LSAT prep and application counseling service for Bay Area students. Wright Minded operates on a “buy one, give one” basis — each hour of tutoring purchased funds an hour of one-to-one SAT tutoring for a low-income student here in the Bay.
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Naomi Zell is a nationally recognized test prep expert. She has helped thousands of students reach their goals on the SAT, ACT, SSAT, and other tests, and gain entrance to top choice colleges. She is the founder of the Swell Education Group.
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