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.

Caroline M

ClassicTest Proctor
EducationEarned a B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University; earned an M.A. in Psychology from Pepperdine University
HobbiesHiking, exploring LA, going to comedy clubs, watching the Patriots
Test Prep
Academic Subjects
General Strengthsacademic writing, organizational skills, managing test anxiety, creative writing, study skills, literary analysis, college-level coursework
Related ExperienceServe as graduate assistant and writing tutor to graduate students, research writing editor presenting scientific research, and social skills coach for adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorder

Chelese B

Founder's CircleAcademic TutorTest Prep TutorCollege Counselor
EducationEarned a B.A. in History from UC Berkeley with honors; earned an M.F.A. in Theatre from The Actors Studio Drama School
HobbiesPhotography, hiking, yoga, baking/cooking, watching/making movies, traveling, writing
Test Prep
Academic SubjectsAmerican Literature, British Literature, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & CompositionUS History & Government, US History, AP US History
General Strengthsacademic writing, organizational skills, study skills, literary analysis, students with learning differences, college-level courseworkinternational student application process, summer enrichment planning, major advisement/selection, editing and proofreading college essays, social science programs, resume review/evaluation, transfer student application process, pre-college summer programs, course selection for high school, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs, UC specialization, non-traditional student application process, college research and advisement, course selection for undergraduate programs, humanities programs, business school applications, social science Masters and Ph.D. programs, Cal State specialization, foreign college/university application process, college list building, film programs, public health programs, STEM Masters and Ph.D. programs, arts & music Masters and Ph.D. programs, highly selective colleges/universities specialization, high school selection, transcript analysis, extracurricular/resume development, application review, personal statement brainstorming and composition, arts & music programs, business programs, medical school applications, humanities Masters and Ph.D. programs, scholarship search (merit-based aid), liberal arts school specialization, interview skills
Related Experience15+ years tutoring and college essay/counseling experience; conduct presentations to Los Angeles high school students about the college application process; volunteer with the Young Storytellers to bring creative writing and arts to underserved youth in Los Angeles; tutored in Oakland/Berkeley after-school programs and taught SAT prep classes

Cheyenne O

ClassicAcademic Tutor
EducationEarned a B.A. in Chemistry from Occidental College with a minor in Latinx and Latin American Studies
HobbiesReading, cooking/baking, hiking, watching movies, visiting museums, going to the beach
Test Prep
Academic SubjectsPre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, CalculusChemistry, AP Chemistry, Physics, AP Physics, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism
General Strengthsacademic writing, organizational skills, study skills, technical writing, college-level coursework
Related ExperienceTutoring experience with college students, specializing in STEM coursework; teaching assistant for organic chemistry teaching labs