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Harvard University (English)
No matter how tough you think your class, test, or college application might be, I can teach you methods to simplify any problem into a more manageable, less stressful challenge. My approach is relaxed, patient, but always strategic. I take things slowly with my students so that they will understand why a particular solution works and how to apply it to new problems. I particularly empathize with students who struggle with test anxiety.
Raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, I scored in the 99th+ percentile on the SAT and ACT exams and received top scores on 12 AP exams. I graduated from Harvard University in 2014 magna cum laude in English. There, I was selected to write a creative thesis in playwriting, and I continue to see my plays performed at small theaters around the country. I was also politically active: I taught a weekly civics class to middle school students, ran a successful campaign for state representative, and volunteered for other statewide races. Currently, I lead post-production on a documentary web series, and I look forward to a life creating socially conscious films and plays.
In addition to the SAT, ACT, and ISEE, my AP & academic subjects include:
- Micro & Macro Economics
- English Language, Literature, Writing
- World, European, and US History
- Art History
- Government & Politics
I also coach students on preparing their college applications, including the all-important personal statement. As a senior in high school, I was accepted to Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Dartmouth, Brown, Amherst, Williams, Swarthmore, UChicago, Duke, Georgetown, and UVA, so I can teach you a strategy that works! No matter how tough you think your class, test, or college application might be, I can teach you methods to simplify any problem into a more manageable, less stressful challenge. My approach is relaxed, patient, but always strategic. I take things slowly with my
Gabriel is working with our 6th Grade son as he prepares for the ISEE. Gabriel has been phenomenal. He is punctual, professional and extremely well suited for this type of tutoring. We feel our son is in excellent hands with Gabriel and so thrilled have him prepare our son for this important test. Can not recommend highly enough.
Gabriel is a really great AP Biology tutor! He is organized, detailed, and very thorough in covering the material. Would highly recommend him!!
Gabriel is very professional, patient, and effective. He is thorough and creative in explaining difficult concepts and is able to make the content interesting and tangible. We would highly recommend Gabriel!
Thank you so much Gabriel! You helped my son so very much, and he enjoyed his lesson with you.
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I graduated Harvard University, class of 2014, 3.82 GPA. I was a contracted SAT/ACT tutor with Veritas Prep, Top Test Prep, and Varsity Tutors. I have experience tutoring middle and high school students.
- graduated with High Honors in English from Harvard, Class of 2014, 3.83 GPA
- significant coursework in European and world history, as well as American fiction, British poetry, Shakespeare
- received A's on the vast majority of my college essays
- won several major state awards for historical research and writing in high school
For several years, I have tutored fourth through sixth graders in all academic subjects, as well as study skills. I also taught a weekly civics class to fourth and fifth graders in Boston, Massachusetts. I have experience working with young students both one-on-one and in medium and large group settings.
Most of my undergraduate electives (class of 2014) were in the social sciences, including economics, political science, and history. I also taught a weekly civics class to fourth and fifth graders in the Boston area, for which I had to plan lessons and manage occasionally rowdy classrooms. I have worked for a half-dozen political campaigns, won major awards in high school for historical research and writing, and currently tutor students in other academic subjects and test preparation.
I currently tutor middle and high school students in study skills (as well as test preparation). Some of my students grapple with academic anxiety and significant organizational problems. I work as an independent contractor for several majoring tutoring companies, including Varsity Tutors, Veritas Prep, and Top Test Prep.
I have significant post-production experience using Final Cut Pro, Premiere, After Effects, PluralEyes, and Audition as well as various common plugins: Neat Video, FilmConvert, Magic Bullet. I have worked as a DP and editor with Canon DSLRs for a documentary project in Israel and the West Bank, and I have also color-corrected several short films. I also have some sound design experience.
- graduated with High Honors in English from Harvard, Class of 2014
- significant coursework in American fiction, British poetry, Shakespeare
- received A's on the vast majority of my college essays
- 3.83 GPA
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