Together we have over 150 years and 100,000 hours of helping kids succeed.

PrepMatters is its talented tutoring services staff. We’re the best at what we do for three reasons: expertise, professionalism and commitment. Our tutors have all been successful on tests and in the classroom and are all college graduates, many with advanced degrees. Their experience is supplemented by rigorous training, their instincts honed by years of experience, and their work inspired by a deep love of helping kids.

Interested in joining our team? Learn about our Employment Opportunities.

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Aaron Golumbfskie

Senior Tutor & Education Director See Profile
"Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result." - Oscar Wilde Read More

Aimee Weinstein

Essay Specialist See Profile
"Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and diligence.​" -- Abigail Adams Read More

Alexis Francis

Tutor See Profile
Alexis is a ceaselessly interesting lifelong learner. Read More

Allison Cox

Accounts Manager See Profile

Ana Laura Carignani

Senior Tutor See Profile
I love education so much that, when I’m not tutoring, I volunteer to take 10 years olds out on nature hikes in freezing weather and teach geometry proofs to 4th graders. Read More

Andrew DuFresne

Senior Tutor See Profile
Dated pop culture references. Child-like enthusiasm. Dad jokes. Less cool than your parents. Pretty much the total package. Read More

Ashley Newman-Owens

Tutor See Profile
Likes: cracking pun-tastic crosswords, turning phone numbers into math statements, sweating liberally, and bringing math detractors to the right side of the equation. Read More

Casey Waterston

Senior Tutor See Profile
Casey is experienced, strategic, and warm. Read More

Cherie Boyles

Director of Operations See Profile
Practically Perfect in Every Way. Read More

Daniela Manopla

Tutor See Profile
Guaranteed to put a smile on your face...even if it involves Algebra Read More

Danyel Reid

Client Communications Manager See Profile
“Am I good enough? Yes I am.” - Michelle Obama Read More

Daphne Birdsinger

Essay Specialist See Profile
Writer. Teacher. Third culture kid. Read More

David Joy

Tutor See Profile
"Try not. Do or do not. There is no try." - Master Yoda Read More

Elizabeth Smith

Résumé and Mock Interview Specialist See Profile
“You have to take opportunities and make an opportunity fit for you, rather than the other way around.” ― Sheryl Sandberg Read More

Eric Eisler

Tutor See Profile
Patience, practice and persistence. Read More

Fatima Bhojani

Educational Counselor See Profile
Living life one poem at a time Read More

Greg Taylor

Tutor See Profile
A run-on sentence walks into a bar and starts flirting. With a cute little sentence fragment. Read More

Ian Lekus

Tutor/Essay Specialist & Director of Communications See Profile
Congrats! You've found The Doctor's name. Read More

James Murphy

Digital Media Manager See Profile
Basically a potpourri of life. Read More

Jay Frisby

Tutor See Profile
“I must not fear. Fear is the mind killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total oblivion. I will face my fears…” –Frank Herbert, Dune Read More

Jeff Knox

Director of Educational Planning See Profile
What you appreciate appreciates Read More

Jessica Costain

Placements Advisor See Profile
“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” – Stephen King Read More

Jill Wexler

Tutor See Profile
Confidence is key. Read More

John Jones

Tutor & Director of Quality Assurance See Profile
"Things do not happen. They are made to happen.” - JFK Read More

Joi Donaldson

Communications Associate See Profile
I was told I had to put something here. Read More

Jonathan Inbal

Tutor See Profile
I'm much too earnest for gimmicks. Read More

Kate Kula

Senior Tutor/Resume Specialist See Profile
Loves hot sauce, good grammar, and the rule of three Read More

Katherine Vasiliou

Educational Planning Concierge See Profile
There’s nothing amiss that a nice cuppa tea can’t remedy. Read More

Katy Dunn

Educational Counselor See Profile
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer." Read More

Kelly Hagen

Educational Planning Concierge See Profile
Her Primary Care Physician is Dr. Pepper. Read More

Kristina Trotta

Tutor See Profile
Safe mistakes are where learning happens. Read More

Laura Moore

Tutor See Profile
Math therapist. Bug school graduate. Test writer. Dirt enthusiast. Read More

Lauren Yu

Tutor See Profile
Singularly talented. Double reeds. Read More

Leah McNamara

Tutor See Profile
Books, travel and the unit circle. What's not to love? Read More

Mackenzie Egan

Placements Advisor See Profile

Madeline Gent

Tutor See Profile
“What’s it called when someone who isn’t a dad makes dad jokes? A faux pas.” Read More

Marla Cunningham

Essay Specialist See Profile
Enjoys blazers, coffee, and demystifying the writing process. Read More

Massiha Habibi

Tutor See Profile
Nominated “Most Likely to Marry Physics” Read More

Maureen Delaney

Educational Counselor See Profile
Maureen is an educational planner, working with students in the DC area and across the globe. Read More

Michael Brick

Essay Specialist See Profile
"I am always doing what I cannot do yet in order to learn how to do it.​" - Vincent Van Gogh Read More

Michael DePalatis

Tutor See Profile
Treats reading like a competitive sport. Read More

Naira Ruiz

Essay Specialist and Interview Specialist See Profile
Naira wants to help you with your college essays. She also believes journaling can make you a better thinker. Read More

Natalie Lempert

Tutor & Project Editor See Profile
Meticulous. And kind. A true original. Read More

Ned Johnson

President & Tutor-Geek See Profile
President and head tutor-geek. Author. Speaker. Over 35,000 hours of tutoring, motivating and managing anxiety to help kids succeed. Read More

Nichole Shuman

Weekend Proctor See Profile
Long distance hikes. No snakes. Read More

Nick Vasiliou

Offices & Facilities Manager See Profile
“You know, sometimes I amaze even myself.” —Han Solo (Star Wars: A New Hope) Read More

Rachel Jones

Tutor & Director of Curriculum See Profile
Literally wrote the books on test prep. Read More

Rod Spies

Senior Tutor See Profile
Midwestern heart and East Coast wit. Read More

Ron Shapiro

Essay Specialist See Profile
Make it messy to make it good. That’s how good writing happens. Read More

Ryan Warren

Tutor & Creative Director See Profile
Let's climb into confusion and fight our way out. Read More

Sanam Aghdaey

Tutor See Profile
Just your average world-travelling, soccer-playing, software developer. Read More

Sean Glinski

Tutor See Profile
I enjoy doing standardized test problems in my spare time. Yes, it is messed up. Read More

Shannon Jeffries

Educational Counselor See Profile
"So much of emotion is biography." - Brene Brown Read More

Sharon Lee

Tutor See Profile
As layered and likable as her favorite well-made croissant. Read More

Shilpy Dixit

Tutor See Profile
Brilliant. Hilarious. Gets plenty of sleep and vitamin C. Read More

Sunhee Hong

Senior Tutor See Profile
Sunhee is a legend. He's also promised never to look at his profile on the website. Read More

Susan Dykeman

Tutor See Profile
“Silence is a source of great strength,” said Lao Tzu. Good thing you’ll have plenty of that while taking your standardized tests! Read More

Tom Manula

Senior Tutor See Profile
There's just something likable about Tom. Even when he eats the M&Ms out of the trail mix. Read More

Vanessa Johnson

Tutor See Profile
Hidden talents flawlessly executed. Read More

Victoria Kawecki

Essay Specialist See Profile
I want to help you write the clearest & most compelling argument for your admission. Read More

Yahellah Best

Essay Specialist and Interview Specialist See Profile
My story involves dance, travel, a strong sense of culture, and an ever-evolving health journey. Let me help you develop your story along the path to achieving your goals Read More