Don is a talented GMAT, GRE, SAT, ACT, LSAT and TOEFL instructor who combines his skills at standardized test-taking with his passion for education. He holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota Business School, a law certificate from Tulane University in New Orleans, and a Bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University, CT. He is a member of the Harvard-Westlake Alumni Job Board Committee. Previously he was on the Tulane University Alumni Association Board of Directors and the Central Minnesota Legal Services Board of Directors. He scored a perfect math score on the GRE (170) and has a verbal GRE score of 164. Don also scored 160 on the LSAT.
Craig has been tutoring since freshman year in college. His areas of expertise are SAT, ACT, TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, as well as language tutoring for Spanish, French, and English. He lived in Paris and taught English to business executives in Omaha, Nebraska; he also advised business owners and delivered seminars. Before becoming a full-time instructor with Manhattan Elite Prep, he was the branch office manager for a translation company. He holds an MBA in International Marketing from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. With his effective teaching style filled with care and patience, Craig is one of the most popular ACT/SAT instructors at Manhattan Elite Prep.
Our Atlanta ACT instructor's professional history firmly roots him inside the classroom, where he has received his Master’s in Education and his Bachelor’s in Applied Mathematics and has been dedicated to helping students learn difficult mathematical concepts for the past 20 years. He has taught some of Atlanta’s highest profile clients. He also worked as Academic Dean and professor at the DeVry Institute of Technology for 10 years. He specializes in standardized test math preparation and we are proud to have him as part of our team.
Our Charlotte ACT instructor was a former school teacher (NYC), adjunct professor (Columbia Univ Graduate School, University of South Carolina MIBs program), and currently college admissions test counselor. After selling his company in 2002, he began tutoring because of his love of teaching and desire to help students get into their schools of choice. In classrooms, personally and via Skype, over the past 15 years he has tutored hundreds of students focusing primarily on GMAT, GRE, LSAT, SAT, & ACT tests with an excellent success record due to his unique teaching methods and approach to learning. He has studied and amassed a library of over 10,000 test questions and uses this knowledge to tailor his tutoring. He has also studied the scoring algorithms for each test and teaches how to manage them for the best results.
Our Columbus ACT instructor, a thirteen-year veteran of the test prep industry, has worked for several premiere organizations during her career. She tutors for various test subjects including the ACT. Her standardized test knowledge and approaches are proven, as she herself has achieved 99th percentile scores on the actual ACT exam. And her wealth of teaching experience has honed her ability to tailor her style to meet the individual needs of each student. She is a graduate of the Ohio State University. She previously worked in the real estate, restaurant, and healthcare industries doing analysis, marketing, and communications before leaving the corporate world to make test prep teaching and tutoring her primary focus. In her free time, our Columbus ACT instructor is an avid cyclist who also enjoys hiking, camping, and collecting stamps in her National Parks Passport.
Our Dallas ACT instructor earned her BA in English and Creative Writing from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX and MA in ESL Education from Northcentral University in Arizona. She also studied English at Victoria University where she earned a BA Honors Degree in English and she attended Emerson College as a Creative Writing graduate student. She has taught both group classes and one-on-one tutoring on various subjects.
Our Denver ACT instructor has nearly 10 years of experience as a public school math, language arts, and social studies teacher. He earned his B.A. in History and Literature at Williams College and earned a Master's in Education at Northwestern University. He speaks Spanish, is an avid skier, tennis players, world traveler and loves working with people with international backgrounds
Our Irvine ACT instructor is an expert and effective ACT instructor with a Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Irvine. He has over seven years of experience tutoring students in both the classroom and one-on-one, and has experienced great success in helping students achieve their goal scores. He has also taught writing, reading, and literary analysis in both upper and lower divisions at major universities over the past eight years. He looks forward to helping you achieve the score you desire.
Our Minneapolis ACT instructor is incredibly talented with the credentials to match! He had earned his BA from Harvard achievement earning Magna Cum Laude honors. He had scored a near-perfect 780 on the verbal section of the GRE and scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT ensuring his title of a National Merit Scholar. Having tutored ACT for over six years, he is a great asset to the Manhattan Elite Prep team.
Our Oklahoma City ACT tutor has taught as a Mathematical Adjunct Professor at Oklahoma City Community College and as tutored students in mathematics in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, college algebra, and calculus I for over a decade! She graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with both a bachelor's and master's degrees in mathematics with a minor in computer programming. In addition, she aids students in preparing for mathematics portions of exams like the ACT and SAT and for graduate exams like the GRE. She enjoys tutoring students mathematics and would like to tutor you today!
Our Orlando ACT instructor has nearly 20 years of tutoring experience, making him an invaluable learning resource for all students. He has a PhD in Business as well as an MBA; in undergrad he successfully and simultaneously pursued three different college degrees in (computer science, communications, and accounting) while working, running for, and holding office. He qualified for Mensa and scored percentiles on standardized tests including the ACT. Our Orlando ACT instructor loves teaching, chess, and flying! He gets a thrill from students’ success!
Our Philadelphia ACT tutor has been an SAT and ACT tutor for over 5 years. Previously he taught Business Management at the University of Wisconsin and Chestnut Hill College. Today, he is an Instructional Aide in the Lower Merion School District, Autistic Support, and assists special education teachers from grades K through 12. He also teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) as a volunteer and to corporate clients, and has been a volunteer GED instructor. He holds BS, MS, and MBA degrees. He and his wife spend the summers in the Himalayas teaching English and art. His tutoring style is patient, reduces anxiety, and explains in small steps to build confidence and competence.
Our Phoenix ACT tutor knows the ins and outs of the exams and can help her students overcome any obstacle. She graduated from Smith College with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Chinese Language and Literature. She has been tutoring for over ten years which makes her very experienced in how the exams had changed over the years and our students have been thrilled working with her. She will certainly help our students achieve their goals!
Our Portland ACT tutor is a former lawyer and high school and college teacher who has tutored the SAT, ACT, TOEFL, GRE, LSAT, and the GMAT, and English and Math, for over twenty years. She holds a B.A. from the University of Toronto, a Master of Philosophy from the University of Oxford in Britain, a Ph.D. from Princeton, and a law degree from Lewis and Clark in Portland, Oregon. She has a long history of helping students conquer problems that are holding them back and achieve those lightbulb "aha!" moments. In her spare time, she reads voraciously.
Our San Diego ACT instructor is an influential and an engaging test prep instructor through Manhattan Elite Prep. With scores at or greater than 99th percentile on the SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, and LSAT, Soph throughly understands each test's material as well as its underlying mechanics, such as how wrong answers are made attractive. She is a graduate of University of California, Santa Cruz, with a B.A. in Economics and a Minor in Computer Science. Because she has worked her way up through the levels of achievement on each test, she is able to make difficult concepts digestible, display different problem solving methodologies, and construct unique testing strategies in order to allow each students extra time on his or her exam.
Our St. Louis ACT instructor has worked for over 24 years as a professional SAT, ACT, AP Sciences, GMAT, and GRE tutor and teacher. He was trained and taught as an instructor at another major test prep firm before this position at Manhattan Elite Prep. He scored a perfect math score on a standardized test. His clients got admitted from prestigious schools such as Columbia, Harvard and UPenn. He has worked more than 8000 hours in teaching and tutoring field mainly in math and science.
Our Tampa ACT instructor earned BA in History from the University of South Florida in Tampa. He has been teaching/tutoring for nearly 10 years and has experience working with students from kindergarten to University and adult students. He’s sure to help you achieve a top score on your upcoming exam!