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.

Nevada R

ClassicAcademic TutorTest Prep Tutor
EducationEarned a B.A. in Communication from UC Santa Barbara and an M.A. in Criticism and Publishing from The New School
HobbiesAvid surfer, published author in various literary and academic magazines, podcast series host addressing the intersection of education, inequality, and labor
Test PrepACT (English, Math, Reading, Science, Writing)
Academic SubjectsPre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, TrigonometryAmerican Literature, British Literature, World Literature, Composition, Creative Writing, Journalism, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & CompositionUS History & Government, AP US Government/Politics, Microeconomics, Western PhilosophyPsychology
General Strengthselementary education, academic writing, organizational skills, managing test anxiety, speed reading skills, creative writing, study skills, reading comprehension, standardized test advisement, literary analysis, test-taking psychology, college-level coursework
Related ExperienceAssistant professor at the college level, teaching courses in social history, literature, writing composition, English grammar; experience with writing test prep and academic curriculum; background in tutor management and training

Nicole P

ClassicCollege Counselor
EducationEarned a B.F.A. in Drama and English magna cum laude from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts
HobbiesWriting, singing, yoga, dance, consuming far too much french toast, and hanging out with my two cats, Eva and Boo, and my dog, Dobby
Test Prep
Academic Subjects
General Strengthselementary education, academic writing, organizational skills, managing test anxiety, creative writing, reading comprehension, technical writing, literary analysis, college-level courseworksummer enrichment planning, major advisement/selection, editing and proofreading college essays, social science programs, financial aid (need-based aid), resume review/evaluation, transfer student application process, pre-college summer programs, course selection for high school, college audition preparation for performance tracks, UC specialization, non-traditional student application process, college research and advisement, course selection for undergraduate programs, humanities programs, college list building, film programs, arts & music Masters and Ph.D. programs, highly selective colleges/universities specialization, arts & music programs, scholarship search (merit-based aid), interview skills, art portfolio building and review
Related ExperienceServe as academic tutor and college counselor in Los Angeles with a specialization in Performing Arts candidates and LGBTQ+ students; served as academic tutor in New York, tutored Language Arts and summer school English at NYC charter schools; experience with students from therapeutic boarding schools; track record of successfully assisting applicants to UCs, East Coast schools, and liberal arts schools