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AP Exam Tutoring

Prepare for the AP Biology Exam

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Prepare for the AP Literature Exam


Susan Dorfman

AP Biology

Dr. Susan Dorfman holds a Ph.D. in Anatomy from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School and a BA in Biology from Temple University. After completing two post-doctoral fellowships in neurology at UPenn Medical School and working eleven years in a research lab, Susan became a teacher at the pre-college level in the independent school system.


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Ann Zalasky

AP Biology

Currently unable to take on new students. Ann Zalasky has been teaching Honors Biology at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy for 10 years. She has also been an adjunct faculty member at Jefferson University for over 12 years and enjoys teaching freshman Biology 1 and 2 labs.



Jen McClintock

AP Calculus AB

For over three decades, Jen has been a beacon of inspiration and guidance in the realm of middle and high school mathematics. She has experience teaching at  Upper Darby High School and, more recently, the Shipley School. A proud alumna of the University of Delaware, Jen holds a B.A. in Mathematics Education.

Further enhancing her expertise, she pursued and achieved an M.A. in Mathematics from Villanova University. With an unwavering passion for mathematics, Jen thrives on tailoring her teaching methodologies to the unique needs of each student, ensuring their comprehension and success. Her dedication to the craft is evident in every lesson she delivers, making mathematics both accessible and engaging for all her students.



Rhonda Hughes

AP Calculus AB & BC

Rhonda taught mathematics at Bryn Mawr College for thirty-one years. She earned her B.S., M.s., and Ph. D. degrees in mathematics from the university of Illinois at Chicago.


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Prepare for the AP Calculus Exam

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Prepare for the AP Chemistry Exam


Emilio Cacciavillani

Emilio’s students have a track record of extremely high scores on the AP Chemistry test, the SAT Chemistry Subject test, and on the chemistry and organic chemistry portions of the MCAT. Emilio is our expert in all levels of organic and inorganic chemistry. He earned a B.S. in chemistry from MIT and an M.S. in organic chemistry from UC Irvine before working as a medicinal chemist at SmithKline Beacham developing potential medications for AIDS.


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Matt Ryan

AP English Literature and Composition

AP English Language and Composition

Matt holds a B.A. in English from the college of William and Mary; an M.A. in English Language and Literature from Yale University; and a M.F.A in Dramatic Art from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently teaches 12th grade AP english at Methacton High School. Matt has tutored for the SAT, the ACT and the AP and subject tests for more than ten years.


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Anthony Pryor

AP English Literature and Composition

AP English Language and Composition

Anthony graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in English and Economics. Upon graduating he was hired by a prestigious national SAT prep company to head up their Philadelphia division. Because of his highly developed skills as an instructor he was also called upon to work with the high-end students who the other tutors could not easily accommodate.



Bob Finegan

AP English Literature and Composition

AP English Language and Composition

Bob holds a B.A. in English and History from the University of Delaware, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Additionally, he holds an M.F.A in Creative Writing from the University of Pittsburgh, where he was awarded a teaching fellowship.


Prepare for the AP Literature Exam

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Prepare for the AP Physics Exam


Jim Popiel

AP Physics I, II, C:Mechanics & C:Electricity and Magnatism

Dr. Popiel received his PhD in physics from Temple University in 1990. After publishing several papers on Quantum Mechanics, he came to a fork in the road: Understand Physics more deeply by moving forward traditionally OR understand it by following the multiple paths that precede it.


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Adam Sjoholm

AP Physics I, II & C: Mechanics

Adam graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a degree in computer science and then served in the Army for over five years. He completed his Army service in 2021 and decided to pursue his passion in science and medicine. Adam enrolled in the pre-health postbaccalaureate at the University of Pennsylvania to complete his pre-medical courses in preparation for medical school. While studying at Penn, he also volunteered at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and began researching brain injury repair at the Perelman School of Medicine. He will be using the skills gained in these experiences when he starts medical school in the fall of 2024. Adam can tutor physics, chemistry (including organic chemistry), biology (including genetics), and computer science. Additionally, Adam can prepare others for the MCAT, having recently taken the exam and scoring in the 92nd percentile.


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Prepare for the AP SPanish Exam


Ariadna Fink

AP Spanish Language and Culture
AP Spanish Literature

Ariadna is a native Spanish speaker with years of teaching experience in the local community. Graduating from Villanova University, she holds two Masters Degrees—one in Education and the other in Hispanic Literature. Ariadna is exceptionally well-equipped to guide students of all levels on their journey to proficiency.


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Prepare for the AP Statistics Exam


Halla Elkhwad

AP Statistics

Halla is a senior at the Wharton School of Business receiving a B.S. in Economics. She took IB Economics HL in high school and has taken macroeconomics and managerial economics in college. She is an experienced tutor who have previously tutored AP Microeconomics and college microeconomics, as well as the SAT, CHSPE, AP Statistics, college statistics, and high school English. 



Charles Shuman

AP Statistics

Charles Heath Shuman has been teaching and tutoring Mathematics and Statistics courses for over 30 years at Drexel University, Temple University, and Penn State university. He holds a Master's degree in Applied Mathematics from Drexel university and also a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania.


Prepare for the AP Environmental Science Exam

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Lisa Queeno

Environmental Science

Binghamton University / M.A.T. Biology / B.S. Biology: Ecology, Evo & Behavior

Lisa graduated with honors and worked as a research assistant and lab coordinator for introductory and upper-level biology courses. Currently Lisa works as an upper school science teacher.

Lisa teaches biology, chemistry, environmental science, and zoology. She has also experience tutoring students in earth science and geology. Growing up on a farm in Upstate NY inspired Lisa's love of science, nature, and the outdoors.


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James Holmes

James has known he wanted to be a history teacher since he was a sophomore in high school, when his European History teacher was out sick and the other students asked James to teach during the absence.  In order to achieve that goal, James earned a Bachelor’s in History from the University of Northern Colorado, and then a Master’s from Villanova University, which brought him to the Philadelphia area. 


Prepare for the AP US Government&Politics Exam

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