Our Tutors and Instructors
All tutors are certified to teachof preparation for the SAT and ACT topics they teach.
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.
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.
Percy has been tutoring students for over ten years, primarily in English and ESL. He earned his BA in medieval studies and English from the University of British Columbia, and his MA in the same 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.
Kayvan teaches English and reading for SAT, ACT, IELTS, TOEFL, GRE, ACT, and GMAT . He earned his Master in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) from a university in Iran. He has been teaching General English courses since 2003.
Kayvan translated “Oxford Grammar” from English to Persian.
One of Jenah’s main passion’s is teaching. She has experience tutoring not only students from elementary to high school but also her peers at UBC.
Jenah is a 2nd-year student in the Entry to Practice Doctorate of Pharmacy Program at the University of British Columbia. Jenah has had a number of academic accolades, including being in the 10% of her class, entry into the prestigious pharmacy honor society Rho Chi, having a cumulative pharmacy GPA of 4.33 and receiving the Dong Yee Pang scholarship. After graduating with her Doctorate in Pharmacy, Jenah hopes to go to law school to become a Corporate Pharmaceutical Attorney.
Karolina has always been fond of passing on her love of reading and writing to others. From a young age, she volunteered at the library as a reading buddy. She went on to obtain a degree in English Literature at the University of British Columbia. Karolina works in marketing where she’s lucky to work with words on a daily basis, in the form of blogging and copy writing. She’s a part-time English tutor and dreams of being an elementary school teacher in the future.
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