Our Tutoring Staff
At PrepNow all of our tutoring is one-to-one, and our state-of-the-art virtual classroom enables your child to work privately with a tutor from the convenience of your home. Years of experience have taught us that finding the right match is a critically important step in a successful tutoring outcome, and our innovative program gives you access to some of the best tutors in the country. Each profile has information regarding the tutor's academic history, teaching experience, teaching style, hobbies and interests. This information, along with the diverse backgrounds and personalities of our staff, will help to ensure that you find the perfect match for your child.
"I believe that effective teaching lies in a combination of enthusiasm for the materials being taught, respect for the intelligence and skills of the student, and a constant drive to push them toward their full potential," says tutor Alex R. A professional illustrator with a love of books and learning, Alex has several years' experience tutoring in SAT preparation and general subject matter.
Bachelor's in Visual Art, Brown Universty
Art, Music, Animals
"My goal is to treat all new students as individuals and learn their academic idiosyncrasies and any other traits that may help or be hindering them from reaching their full potential," says tutor Alexandra (Alex) Z. Through both healthcare and academic settings, Alex has extensive experience working with children of all ages, particularly with students from special needs or underprivileged backgrounds.
Bachelor's in Interdisciplinary Studies, Brandeis University
Kayaking, Swimming, Arts & Crafts
"Teaching and learning should be a fluid interaction, not a stiff exchange or mechanic transmission of information," says tutor Drew G. A college instructor in American government, Drew says, "I love to learn about all kinds of subjects, and I enjoy sharing that knowledge with others."
Bachelor's in International Relations, University Of Delaware
Master's in Political Science, Georgetown University
Reading, Sports, Chess
"When learning engages students according to their interests, it allows students to have a reason to work hard, beyond the immediate goal of a good grade or test score," says tutor Ben S. A writer and motorcycle mechanic, Ben has been tutoring for three years.
Bachelor's in Asian Studies, Vanderbilt University
Creative Writing, Motorcycles, Travel
"I was born with a passion for explanation," says tutor Brandon J. With a Master's in the Humanities from Duke and experience in a variety of successful self-directed creative pursuits, Brandon helps his students develop their big-picture thinking skills for success in everything from essays to standardized tests.
Bachelor's in Philosophy, University Of Virginia
Skateboarding, Philosophy, Writing