The Economist GMAT Tutor
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Economist GMAT Tutor Team
Isaac is the Academic Director at Economist GMAT Tutor, the Head of Academic Support and one of the Verbal Content Developers. He has been guiding students through the GMAT, GRE, SAT, TOEFL and IELTS exams for over ten years. He has been a pedagogic consultant and curriculum writer for the ESL training program. Isaac holds master's degrees in political theory from Simon Fraser University in Canada and applied linguistics from the University of Liverpool. A jack of all trades, in his free time he paints large scale portraits and landscapes and plays jazz saxophone.
Ilana is the Content Director as well as one of our Verbal Experts and has been with Economist GMAT Tutor for four years. She specializes in writing high-caliber academic content for the GMAT. With a PhD in cultural anthropology and a solid grounding in the liberal arts, Ilana draws on two decades of academic writing and editing to create varied, challenging and engaging GMAT study materials. Ilana also provides guidance for students on the Analytical Writing Assessment section. She holds bachelor's degrees in bible and Assyriology from the Hebrew University, a master's in anthropology from New York University and a PhD from Bar-Ilan University
Kasia is a Senior Verbal Instructor who has over seven years of experience preparing test-takers for the GMAT and twelve years of experience with standardized tests such IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge exams. She has a master's degree in English philology and a bachelor's degree in economics from Warsaw University. Kasia loves learning foreign languages and is very keen on brain-teasers (especially the ones that require logical thinking). She has been helping Economist GMAT Tutor students achieve their target scores for two years.
Will is a GMAT tutor and all-around standardized test geek. He has been helping students develop Quant and Verbal critical thinking skills for the last four years. Along the way, Will has completed two master's degrees in ethics and philosophy at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and the University of Houston, respectively, and he is currently a law student at University of Texas at Austin School of Law. No matter what the subject, Will has a passion for sharing what he learns in a way that makes students want to know more.
Aaron previously studied to become a doctor, scoring in the 99th percentile on the medical admissions exams. Later on, he discovered he enjoyed teaching and began to teach test prep, first for the MCAT and later for the GMAT. Aaron has been teaching with Economist GMAT Tutor for three years and is a Senior Quantitative Instructor. He's a graduate of the University of California, Irvine where he received degrees in biology and chemistry.
Jake has nearly ten years of test prep experience, having taught over 1,000 GMAT students. In his spare time, Jake enjoys powerlifting, learning software engineering, cooking ethnic dishes and finding good design. He holds a bachelor's degree in comparative literature from Brandeis University and an MBA from the University of Miami.
Jane is a freelance mathematician. She holds a master's degree in pure mathematics from King’s College Cambridge, England. She has a varied career background that includes software engineering, business analysis, program management and educational publishing. As an advocate of the importance of teamwork in math, she also coaches high school math competition teams.
In the alternate reality in which she has spare time, Jane enjoys cooking, camping, reading and listening to all forms of music.
Carol is one of our Senior GMAT Quantitative Instructors who earned her Masters in Economics. She has served as an analyst in the Finance and Tax Committee at the Florida Legislature for over five years as well as consulted in the private sector on estimation of economic damages in employment litigation for six years. But her first love has always been teaching (and music—particularly the choir environment, whether she is directing or singing alto or soprano!). She has also been teaching the micro- and macroeconomic classes consistently since the beginning of 2007 at Southern Methodist University.
Hanna has a BSc.(Hons) in Computer Science and a Masters in Technology Studies from Georgetown University. She first started tutoring in her senior year of college with the Princeton Review and has since helped scores of students do well on the SAT, GRE and GMAT. She has been helping students prepare for the GMAT for over a decade and takes pride in enabling students to overcome math phobia and pin down values of the elusive.
Jason graduated with a BA in mathematics from Bucknell University and has a Masters degree in Teaching Mathematics from University of New Hampshire. He has 20 years of high school mathematics teaching experience at independent boarding schools. In addition to teaching throughout the mathematics curriculum including standardized tests, he has coached soccer and wrestling. He works with various online tutoring services and is especially interested in how the Internet and online world has affected teaching and learning at all levels.
Jonathan received his bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard and has taught students for almost ten years in Boston, Shanghai, and New York, helping numerous students improve their GMAT and SAT scores. Jonathan is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and has a passion for music, fitness, and teaching.
Shawn, who holds a B.A. in Political Science from Brandeis University and a M.S. in Communications from Boston University, began his career in the broadcasting field before transitioning to information technology. He is presently a part of the Verbal expert team at GMAT Tutor. During the past decade, he has worked as a tutor for the SAT, GRE, as well as Advanced Placement English and History. In his spare time, Shawn enjoys music, film, history, and keeping in shape. He is also a lifelong fan of the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team.
Steve is one of our Quant instructors. He has been instructing and tutoring GMAT students for more than 8 years. Steve has his undergraduate degree in Chemistry/Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his MBA from Emory University. In his spare time, Steve enjoys playing golf and watching his two sons play baseball.
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