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Peter

ACT, SAT, Subject Tests

Yale University

Peter is a Yale graduate with over a thousand hours of experience tutoring SAT, ACT, and Math II students from all over the world. He also served as the director of tutoring for an elite U.S.-based test prep firm. Peter will be returning to Yale this fall to earn his MBA.

Margrét Ann

ACT, SAT, GRE, TOEFL

Columbia University

A professional writer and three-time graduate of Columbia University, Margrét Ann has tutored the SAT, ACT, GRE, SSAT, as well as creative and academic writing for the past eight years. In addition to her one-on-one tutoring work, Margrét Ann has taught undergraduate writing and education courses at Columbia University and University of Colorado, Boulder, as well as pre-college summer workshops at such colleges and universities as Yale, Fairfield, Haverford, and Vassar.

Toph

GMAT, GRE, LSAT

University of Virginia

Toph graduated from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce and École Philippe Gaulier. As a proud member of the Onsen Education team, he specializes in preparing students for the GMAT, GRE, and LSAT exams. In the past, Toph spent time working in the investment banking world and performing in Chicago’s famed improv scene. He currently travels the world working on theater and film projects.

Alex

ACT, SAT

Brown University

A graduate of Brown University’s Literary Arts and Psychology programs, Alex has over ten years of tutoring experience focusing on the SAT, ACT, math and English subject areas, as well as essay writing/editing. In addition to teaching, Alex has spent the last decade in the film industry as a writer/actor and recently created, wrote, and released an award-nominated comedy digital series praised in The New York Times.

Tim

MCAT

University of Toronto

Tim is an MD/PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. He studies how to improve care for older adults in hospitals and nursing homes. Tim scored a 37 on his own MCAT, placing him in the top 2% of test takers. He has 6 years of experience as an MCAT tutor and has worked one-on-one with over 50 students. Tim firmly believes that anyone can learn to succeed on the MCAT, and he really enjoys helping future physicians ace the MCAT.

Sam

ACT, SAT, Subject Tests, TOEFL

Brown University

Sam is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto, where he works on topics related to Spanish syntax, bilingualism, and language acquisition. He recently completed an MA in Linguistics and an MFA in Spanish Creative Writing at The University of Iowa, for which he received an Iowa Arts Fellowship and Stanley Award for International Research. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and was a Fulbright Fellow in Colombia prior to graduate school. With over seven years of tutoring experience, he has scored a 36 on the ACT, 2400 on the former SAT, and 800s on the Literature, Math Level 2, and Spanish Subject Tests.

Justin

LSAT

University of Florida

Justin has taught the LSAT regularly for over fifteen years, across many states and on college campuses ranging from Cornell University to the University of Florida. He is a graduate of McNeese State University's MFA program in creative writing and holds additional advanced degrees from McNeese State University and the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Justin practiced law in Florida for several years, retiring from the practice in 2009.

Katie

ACT Math & Science, SAT Math

Duke University

Katie graduated cum laude from Duke University with a degree in Mathematics and has been tutoring math for nearly two decades, at all levels up to and including calculus. Most recently, she has several years’ experience tutoring SAT Math and ACT Math & Science. She has a passion for teaching others and has worked in the education non-profit sector for over 10 years.

Brad

SAT, ACT

Washington University in St. Louis

Brad was initially drawn to the educational field through his work with kids, supporting them in their growth and development as a counselor, supervisor, and youth advisor. After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a Masters in Social Studies Secondary Education, he taught World History and Economics in St. Paul, Minnesota. and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Brad has spent the last five years tutoring the SAT and ACT.

Amelia

SAT, ACT, Subject Tests, TOEFL

Yale University

A graduate of Yale University, Amelia specializes in SAT/PSAT, ACT, TOEFL, subject test, and writing tutoring. She is proficient in three non-English languages and has over eight years of experience working with students to achieve their goals in college readiness, language fluency, and test preparation. In addition to working with students as a tutor and educator, Amelia consults on curriculum design and professional development for Mandarin Chinese immersion education.

Peter

ACT, SAT, Subject Tests

Yale University

Peter is a Yale graduate with over a thousand hours of experience tutoring SAT, ACT, and Math II students from all over the world. He also served as the director of tutoring for an elite U.S.-based test prep firm. Peter will be returning to Yale this fall to earn his MBA.

Margrét Ann

ACT, SAT, GRE, TOEFL

Columbia University

A professional writer and three-time graduate of Columbia University, Margrét Ann has tutored the SAT, ACT, GRE, SSAT, as well as creative and academic writing for the past eight years. In addition to her one-on-one tutoring work, Margrét Ann has taught undergraduate writing and education courses at Columbia University and University of Colorado, Boulder, as well as pre-college summer workshops at such colleges and universities as Yale, Fairfield, Haverford, and Vassar.

Toph

GMAT, GRE, LSAT

University of Virginia

Toph graduated from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce and École Philippe Gaulier. As a proud member of the Onsen Education team, he specializes in preparing students for the GMAT, GRE, and LSAT exams. In the past, Toph spent time working in the investment banking world and performing in Chicago’s famed improv scene. He currently travels the world working on theater and film projects.

Alex

ACT, SAT

Brown University

A graduate of Brown University’s Literary Arts and Psychology programs, Alex has over ten years of tutoring experience focusing on the SAT, ACT, math and English subject areas, as well as essay writing/editing. In addition to teaching, Alex has spent the last decade in the film industry as a writer/actor and recently created, wrote, and released an award-nominated comedy digital series praised in The New York Times.

Tim

MCAT

University of Toronto

Tim is an MD/PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. He studies how to improve care for older adults in hospitals and nursing homes. Tim scored a 37 on his own MCAT, placing him in the top 2% of test takers. He has 6 years of experience as an MCAT tutor and has worked one-on-one with over 50 students. Tim firmly believes that anyone can learn to succeed on the MCAT, and he really enjoys helping future physicians ace the MCAT.

Sam

ACT, SAT, Subject Tests, TOEFL

Brown University

Sam is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto, where he works on topics related to Spanish syntax, bilingualism, and language acquisition. He recently completed an MA in Linguistics and an MFA in Spanish Creative Writing at The University of Iowa, for which he received an Iowa Arts Fellowship and Stanley Award for International Research. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and was a Fulbright Fellow in Colombia prior to graduate school. With over seven years of tutoring experience, he has scored a 36 on the ACT, 2400 on the former SAT, and 800s on the Literature, Math Level 2, and Spanish Subject Tests.

Justin

LSAT

University of Florida

Justin has taught the LSAT regularly for over fifteen years, across many states and on college campuses ranging from Cornell University to the University of Florida. He is a graduate of McNeese State University's MFA program in creative writing and holds additional advanced degrees from McNeese State University and the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Justin practiced law in Florida for several years, retiring from the practice in 2009.

Katie

ACT Math & Science, SAT Math

Duke University

Katie graduated cum laude from Duke University with a degree in Mathematics and has been tutoring math for nearly two decades, at all levels up to and including calculus. Most recently, she has several years’ experience tutoring SAT Math and ACT Math & Science. She has a passion for teaching others and has worked in the education non-profit sector for over 10 years.

Brad

SAT, ACT

Washington University in St. Louis

Brad was initially drawn to the educational field through his work with kids, supporting them in their growth and development as a counselor, supervisor, and youth advisor. After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a Masters in Social Studies Secondary Education, he taught World History and Economics in St. Paul, Minnesota. and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Brad has spent the last five years tutoring the SAT and ACT.

Amelia

SAT, ACT, Subject Tests, TOEFL

Yale University

A graduate of Yale University, Amelia specializes in SAT/PSAT, ACT, TOEFL, subject test, and writing tutoring. She is proficient in three non-English languages and has over eight years of experience working with students to achieve their goals in college readiness, language fluency, and test preparation. In addition to working with students as a tutor and educator, Amelia consults on curriculum design and professional development for Mandarin Chinese immersion education.

What our students
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Francesco M.

Milan, Italy
SAT: 1200 to 1350
Latin Subject Test: 800
French Subject Test: 770

My Onsen tutors gave me priceless advice, and—more importantly—confidence! The work done with them resulted in a 150-point SAT increase, and I leveraged my scores to get into Bocconi in Milan.

Marcella L.

Buenos Aires, Argentina
SAT: 1410 to 1510 +100 Points in 10 hours

I knew I had a really ambitious goal, but these classes completely took me by surprise! The SAT went from being a super daunting test to one that is doable when the right strategies are applied.

Giulio B.

Milan, Italy
ACT: 26 to 29 +3 points in 12 hours

As an exchange student in the U.S., I was tremendously helped by the Onsen tutoring experience—I was able to reach a 29, quite a result given that English isn’t my first language.

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