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.

Kathleen Q

ClassicAcademic Tutor
EducationEarned a B.A. in Chemistry and Psychology from the University of Chicago; earned an M.F.A. in Costume Design from the Academy of Art University
HobbiesSewing, reading, writing, gardening, laser cutting, jewelry making, petting my cat
Test Prep
Academic SubjectsPre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Multivariable CalculusAmerican Literature, Creative Writing, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & CompositionBiology, AP Biology, Chemistry, AP Chemistry, PhysicsUS History & Government, World Civilizations/World History, US History, AP US History, AP US Government/Politics, AP World HistorySpanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, Chinese (any)Psychology, AP Psychology
General Strengthsacademic writing, organizational skills, creative writing, study skills, reading comprehension, literary analysis, test-taking psychology
Related ExperienceAcademic and prep test tutor for middle and high school students, having taught one-on-one and in groups

Katie C

ClassicCollege CounselorAthletic Recruitment Counselor
EducationEarned a B.A. triple major in Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science, and Economics from Juniata College
HobbiesVolleyball, beach volleyball, traveling, reading, watching sports, and spending time with family and friends
Test Prep
Academic Subjects
General Strengthsinternational student application process, summer enrichment planning, major advisement/selection, editing and proofreading college essays, social science programs, financial aid (need-based aid), transfer student application process, pre-college summer programs, course selection for high school, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs, athletic recruitment process, college research and advisement, course selection for undergraduate programs, humanities programs, college list building, film programs, public health programs, highly selective colleges/universities specialization, high school selection, transcript analysis, extracurricular/resume development, personal statement brainstorming and composition, arts & music programs, business programs, scholarship search (merit-based aid), liberal arts school specialization, interview skills
Related ExperienceCollege Counselor specializing in high academic colleges; counsels students that need additional learning resources; collegiate volleyball player, competitor in four Elite Eights, three Final Fours, and National Championship winner in 2004; collegiate basketball player; collegiate coach both Men’s and Women’s volleyball for over ten years at Division I, Division II, and Division III schools

Kelsey B

HR/AdminOperations
EducationEarned a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from Concordia University
HobbiesSpending time with family, going to hockey games, baking, crafting, listening to music, and going to the beach
Test Prep
Academic Subjects
General StrengthsMulti-task oriented, organizational skills, and attention-to-detail
Related ExperienceAccount manager for a health insurance brokerage; assistant to CEO at health insurance brokerage; Real Estate Professional in Orange County