Our Tutors and Instructors
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Richard obtained a dual bachelor of science degree in computer science and mathematics from the University at Albany (New York), and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, one of the top U.S. universities, according to U.S. News and World Report. Both renowned public universities are as prestigious as UBC. He has taught university-entrance exams since 2005.
- Created , a special method of test preparation demonstrated to boost scores
- SAT critical reading score: 800. Writing score: 800.
- Holds degrees in both mathematics and journalism
- Was a journalist at a top New York newspaper
- Was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize
- Has taught writing at a New York university.
- Has specialized U.S.-based university-entrance exam training
Craig specializes in teaching the SAT and ACT reading and writing sections, helping students gain entry to top U.S. universities. He obtained a bachelor of arts in history from the University of Victoria. After completing his TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate, Craig taught ESL (English as a Second Language) in Korea. Craig has helped students achieve top scores on the reading and writing sections.
Neha, who was trained by Princeton Review and then by Richard Dalton, has been tutoring for more than five years. Neha obtained a Bachelor of Education from Maharshi Dayanand University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Delhi.
- SAT Math section
- ACT Math
- ACT Science
- GRE math
Paul, a student at U.C. Berkeley, began tutoring classmates at age 11, at the request of his teacher. Tutoring students in person and online for Your Score Booster since 2013, Paul has a perfect 800 on the SAT reading section and a perfect score on the SAT writing multiple choice and scored in the 98th percentile on the SSAT. He holds an IB diploma from Pacific Academy in Surrey.
Riaaz has excelled on standardized exams, having scored a 5 (the highest score) on the AP Chemistry, Calculus AB, Physics and Psychology exams. He scored a perfect 36 on both the math and science sections of two previously administered ACT exams released as diagnostic tests by ACT Inc. Furthermore, he scored in the 96th percentile on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) and in the 99th percentile for his composite Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) score.
Riaaz graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2015 with a BSc in Microbiology and Immunology. He was awarded the AP Scholar with Distinction and a full scholarship from the Zimmerman Family Foundation. Riaaz was also on the Dean’s List during his studies at UBC. He has since continued his studies in the Pharmacy program at UBC as an Entry-to-Practice PharmD student.
With a Combined Major in Science at UBC, Amy’s professional interests include mathematics, physics and chemistry. Before transferring to UBC, she was ranked top of her class at University of Waterloo; she maintained a cumulative average of 3.8, and was on Dean’s List during her studies. She has been providing tutoring sessions in math since grade 11, and has experience working with students from elementary to high school.
With an 800 on SAT math II and a very decent score in physics, Amy is able to help students from personal experience, leading them to success.
Math and Science have always been a great passion of hers; she wishes to pass this passion to all her students. After graduation she will further her studies on mathematical physics, and obtain another degree in education.
As a third-year Engineering Physics major at UBC, I have helped many high school students succeed in their AP and university-entrance exams by offering tutoring and group review sessions. I have also helped hundreds of students succeed in their university physics and math courses by leading exam review sessions.
I have been awarded with UBC Outstanding International Student Award Scholarship, AP Scholar with Distinction and UBC Professional Activities Fund.
Teaching math and science courses has been my passion for many years. I also love my profession as an engineer. This year, I completed an internship working as a robotic research engineer at Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems (CARIS) laboratory at UBC.
Baber’s travels around the globe have enabled him to have a deep understanding and a unique appreciation of different cultures. Combine that with a burning passion, sincerity, patience and experience, and you have a tutor who will not only ensure that he’ll help you boost your score but also make sure that the journey to that score is a memorable one that prepares you to take on any and all kinds of future academic pursuits at university.
Baber is pursuing a second major in Computer Science at the University of British Columbia after securing his first major in Electronic Engineering from the University of Nottingham. He aspires to become a software developer after graduation, most probably in the gaming industry.
Percy has been tutoring students for over ten years, especially in English and ESL. He earned his B . A . in medieval studies and English from the University of British Columbia, and his M . A . in the same topics from the University of Victoria. During his years as a student, his academic excellence awarded him admission to the Golden Key Honour Society and a scholarship for the best term essay. He subsequently also earned TESOL certification online and taught English in Daejeon, South Korea.
A life-longer learner, Percy is a voracious reader of classics, a student of history, philosophy and philology, and a creative writer. Percy loves to help people discover the richness of the English language and the joys of reading and writing through an understanding of the language’s structure and history, and an appreciation of the style of individual authors.
Louisa has experience tutoring students of all ages and in various topics, such as English to elementary school students and AP level subjects to high-school students.
She scored within the 99th percentile on the ACT and earned a near perfect score on the SAT II Biology test. On an diagnostic SAT, she scored a 770 on reading/writing and a 780 on math. She also earned perfect scores on the AP Biology, AP Chemistry, and AP Calculus tests. Louisa is a student at UBC pursuing an honours Bachelor of Science. She has a deep interest for the sciences, especially biology. A National Biology Scholar with Distinction after placing 18th in the University of Toronto’s National Biology Competition, Louisa has received a research scholarship from UBC to further pursue her passion in biology.
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