Great Expectations only hires a mere 1-2% of its applicants — our staff is made up of the most experienced, educated, friendly, and charismatic education experts out there.

Bea VF

ClassicCollege Counselor
EducationEarned a B.B.A. from Emory University with a concentration in Finance and Management
HobbiesTraveling the world, visiting historical sites & museums, languages and culture, reading, cooking, tennis, hiking; following Premier League and La Liga Soccer as well as Formula 1
Test Prep
Academic Subjects
General Strengthsorganizational skillsediting and proofreading college essays, social science programs, financial aid (need-based aid), resume review/evaluation, pre-college summer programs, course selection for high school, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs, foreign college/university application process, college list building, highly selective colleges/universities specialization, extracurricular/resume development, personal statement brainstorming and composition, business programs, scholarship search (merit-based aid), liberal arts school specialization, interview skills
Related ExperienceExtensive college counseling experience, specializing in crafting college essays and putting together winning applications; strong focus on perfect college fit; strengths in developing mentoring relationships and encouraging students during every step of the process; guided hundreds of students through the college application process as a high school counselor and as an independent educational consultant; helped secure significant scholarship funding in the past 5 years; high acceptance rate for students to Ivy League; specializes in working with students interested in pre-med, nursing, computer science, and health sciences; expertise in Northeastern, Southeastern, and Midwestern universities; active member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC)

Bradley F

ClassicAcademic Tutor
EducationEarned a B.A. in East Asian Languages and Cultures and a B.S. in Neuroscience from the University of Southern California; currently working towards an M.S. in Neuroimaging and Informatics at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California
HobbiesDrone photography, travel, trying new restaurants, reading, hiking, yoga
Test Prep
Academic SubjectsPre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Statistics, AP StatisticsAP English Language & CompositionBiology, AP Biology, Genetics & Biotechnology, Chemistry, AP Chemistry, Physics, AP PhysicsChinese (any)International Relations, Leadership, Psychology, AP Psychology
General Strengthselementary education, academic writing, organizational skills, study skills, reading comprehension, literary analysis, students with learning differences
Related ExperienceExtensive experience working privately as a student tutor and mentor, specifically focusing on math, science, ACT/SAT, and college admissions, helping over 100 students achieve their unique academic goals; delivered services to underserved students through tutoring with Hope and a Home, a DC-based education non-profit; served as a National English Honors Society and National Science Honors Society tutor during high school; extensive knowledge of high school math and science curriculum, Advanced Placement (AP) tests, and the college application process