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.

Gabby M

Founder's CircleAcademic TutorTest Prep TutorOperations
EducationEarned a B.S. in Neuroscience and a B.A. in English from Muhlenberg College; currently working towards a M.P.H. at the University of Southern California
HobbiesTraveling, hiking, writing, cooking, baking
Test PrepSAT (Reading and Writing, Math), ACT (English, Math, Reading, Science, Writing), ISEE, HSPT
Academic SubjectsPre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, Statistics, AP StatisticsAmerican Literature, British Literature, World Literature, Composition, Creative Writing, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & CompositionBiology, AP Biology, Physics, Environmental Science, AP Environmental ScienceUS History & Government, World Civilizations/World History, European History, AP European History, US History, AP US History, AP US Government/Politics, AP World HistoryPsychology, AP Psychology, World Religions, Ethics, Gender Studies, Philosophy, Film Studies/Film Integration/Media
General Strengthselementary education, academic writing, organizational skills, managing test anxiety, speed reading skills, creative writing, study skills, reading comprehension, technical writing, literary analysis, students with learning differences, college-level coursework, students with ASD
Related ExperienceServed as lead tutor at Muhlenberg College Writing Center, embedded peer tutor in courses teaching collegiate writing to first-year college students, and drop-in center peer tutor; served as cognitive rehabilitation assistant for individuals recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) with therapies specializing in memory recall skills and language re-acquisition

Galen D

ClassicCollege CounselorAthletic Recruitment Counselor
EducationEarned a B.A. in Anthropology from UC Los Angeles; earned an M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Lewis University; pursuing an M.B.A. at the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business
HobbiesTraveling, cooking, trying new restaurants, working out, spending time with friends and family, hiking, staying active
Test Prep
Academic Subjects
General Strengthsorganizational skillssummer enrichment planning, major advisement/selection, social science programs, resume review/evaluation, transfer student application process, course selection for high school, UC specialization, athletic recruitment process, non-traditional student application process, college research and advisement, course selection for undergraduate programs, humanities programs, business school applications, college list building, highly selective colleges/universities specialization, transcript analysis, extracurricular/resume development, application review, personal statement brainstorming and composition, business programs, liberal arts school specialization, interview skills
Related ExperienceStarted two businesses since 2020 and recently sold one to a national organization before applying to MBA programs; college counseling experience through 8+ years working in collegiate athletics at the Division I and II levels, worked directly with over 100 prospective student athletes in the recruiting process; coached men’s volleyball at the Division I level for four years; led a team to a conference championship and NCAA Semifinal appearance; served as an Admissions Counselor for The Chicago School of Professional Psychology