Ajay Z.


Ajay Z.

Tutor

Brookline, MA 02445

Will travel 6 miles

$120 per hour.

4.93 566 ratings

Learning should be fun! (2015 Top Tutor!)

In January, Wyzant named its "Top 250 Tutors in 2015" and I am very proud to be on that list! It was such an honor to be recognized! The following vignette tells you almost everything you need to know about me and my methods and my success rate - While helping a student with calculus, she spontaneously exclaimed, "This is the most fun I've had in math all year!" This was coming from an average student whose goal was "don't fail math." But after working with her for a few months, she got an ... [more]


Algebra 1

I have 4 years of full-time class room experience as a math teacher.


Algebra 2

I taught math at an elite private school in St Louis, Mo for four years, including the entire Algebra sequence. I teach Algebra I and II nearly constantly and have had excellent results from students who thought they were bad at math who ended up getting A's, much to their parents' amazement.


Calculus

I scored a 5 on the Calculus BC Advanced Placement exam and have significant experience tutoring this subject. This is a subject I am teaching nearly constantly. I have had incredible results with students who went from being so far behind to getting an A on their final.


Vocabulary

I am a voracious reader and scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT Verbal as well as the SAT II English test.


Grammar


Geometry

I taught math at an elite private school in St Louis, Mo for four years, including Geometry and Trig.


Prealgebra

I have 4 years of full-time class room experience as a math teacher.


Precalculus

I taught pre-calc at an elite private school in St Louis, Mo for several years.I scored a 5 on the Calculus BC Advanced Placement exam. I teach precalculus nearly constantly. I have had incredible results with students who went from being so far behind to getting an A on their final.


Reading


Trigonometry

For many years I was the lead teacher for Trigonometry at an elite prep school in St Louis, Mo.


SAT Math

I have many years of experience tutoring the SAT.


LSAT

I am a trained lawyer and a graduate of one of the top 20 law schools in the country. I scored better than 90th percentile based on a self study program. I know this test well and have tutored for it many times. I was admitted to Kaplan's LSAT Teacher Training on the basis of my scores and experience.


GRE

I have tutored several students for the GRE. My background is ideal for this: I majored in math at Harvard and taught high school math for many years, so I have a good background for the Quantitative Reasoning section. I am a trained attorney who graduated from a top 20 law school, so I have a good background in Verbal Reasoning and Analytical Writing.


Law

I am a practicing attorney and before law school I was a full-time school teacher for 4 years. I can help you with your legal studies.


GED


SAT Reading

I have many years of experience tutoring the SAT.


SAT Writing

I have many years of experience tutoring the SAT.


GMAT

I have extensive experience with the standardized graduate exams. There are many similarities between the GMAT, the GRE, and the LSAT, and I am equally adept at all of these exams.


PSAT

I have many years of experience teaching the SAT, and the PSAT is very similar.


SSAT

I have good experience tutoring this test. My students have been successful with their private school applications.


ACT Reading

I have tutored both the ACT and the SAT multiple times.


ACT English

I have tutored both the ACT and the SAT multiple times.


ACT Math

I have tutored both the ACT and the SAT multiple times.


ACT Science


Study Skills

I was a professional, full time teacher for 4 years at Mary Institute and St Louis Country Day School, a very selective private school, where I taught 7th-12th grade math. I also am a graduate of Harvard (undergrad), so I do know a thing or two about how to study and prepare for exams!


ISEE

I am a graduate of Belmont Hill, a prestigious independent school located in the Boston area and I've also taught there. I've also served as an admissions reviewer at Mary Institute/St Louis Country Day School, one of the top private schools of the Midwest. I am very experienced in entrance to independent schools. I have taught the SAT many times and also the SSAT and ISEE. If you read through my comments, you will see strong reviews from satisfied ISEE and SSAT parents. I've helped many students raise their scores significantly.