Maya D.

Academic, Test Prep
B.A. New York University, M.S. Columbia University

Maya has been teaching and mentoring students for 20+ years, with specialized emphasis on standardized test prep at all levels. Originally trained as a college entrance exam tutor, she has co-authored SAT textbooks, created curricula, and aided countless students with their college admissions tests and essays. Maya also has years of experience preparing students for the SHSAT, ISEE, SSAT, GRE and GMAT, as well as AP tests, Regents exams, and entrance exams to NYC schools such as Hunter and Lab. With experience working in stem cell research and for Mount Sinai’s Institutional Review Board, Maya is also an experienced academic writer and researcher, able to aid students in understanding grammar, structure, research, and content for papers. Maya is also an incredibly passionate math tutor – specializing in all levels up to calculus. When not teaching, Maya is a sculptor and jewelry designer, and loves to connect with students through their personal hobbies and interests outside of the classroom. Maya holds a B.A. in Linguistic Anthropology at NYU, and an M.S. in Bioethics from Columbia University.


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