EducationM.S. Astrophysics and Space Sciences, Cornell University (2008) GPA 3.4/4.0
B.S. Physics, High Honors, Harvey Mudd College (2005)
ExperienceFull-time professional tutor for two years. Have tutored the following subjects:
High school: biology, chemistry, physics, geometry, algebra 2, precalculus, calculus, statistics, world history, European history, US history, English (9th grade)
College: astronomy, calculus, statistics, management and organizational behavior, management and information systems, macroeconomics, microeconomics, psychology
High school teacher for one year, with experience teaching physics, calculus AP, precalculus, algebra 2, geometry, and SAT math and writing.
AP Physics C test prep instructor for 2 years. 100% of students received a 4 or 5 on the exam.
SAT instructor at a summer SAT camp in South Korea. Taught SAT math, critical reading, and writing/grammar. Most students increased scores over 150 points over the course of four weeks, with some increasing over 300 points.
Honors: National AP Scholar, National Merit Scholar, Dean's List (all semesters), National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
GRE (general): 1540 (740 Reading, 800 Math)
GRE (physics): 890
SAT: 1580 (780 Reading, 800 Math)
AP: Biology (5), Calculus AB (5), Chemistry (4), Engligh Literature (5), English Language and Composition (5), Macroecnomics (5), Microeconomics (4), Physics B (5), Statistics (5), US History (5)
College/graduate coursework includes:
astrophysics, observaitonal astronomy, x-ray astrophysics, electrodynamics, fluid mechanics, general relativity, quantum mechanics, solid state physics, statistical mechanics, theoretical mechanics, differential equations, partial differential equations, linear algebra, multivariable calculus, probability and statistics, discrete math, chemistry, evolutionary biology, signal processing, psychology, philosophy, history (Soviet), history (Roman), history (Medieval), political science (US-EU relations), creative writing, behavioral economics, game theory, US science policy
Hobbiesrunning, golf, stand-up comedy, history, behavioral economics, psychology, politics
ACT, AP Physics 2: Mechanics, Astrophysics, IB Physics HL, IB Physics SL, Physics, SAT Subject Test in Physics, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, English, AP Chemistry, Chemistry, Astronomy, Writing, American History, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics 2: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics 1, Statistics, ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ACT Writing, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Calculus 3, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, AP Statistics, Economics
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