Brighton Tutors Co-Founders:
Jane neumayer & Ashraf alam
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TEXAS state &
Ashraf holds a B.A. in Sociology (summa cum laude) from Texas State University and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University – Dedman School of Law. Currently, he is completing a Masters degree in Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Over the course of his academic career, he has been awarded several scholarships, recognitions, and competitive internships. In 2010, Ashraf got his start in the tutoring industry as a Test Prep course instructor, private tutor, and marketing representative for The Princeton Review. Now, in addition to Test Prep & Academic Tutoring, Ashraf presents Test Prep Seminars for several Orlando-area high schools and assists students with composing successful College, Law School, and Graduate School admissions essays. His passion for this type of work stems from his desire to help others realize their personal, educational, and professional goals. Apart from academics, Ashraf enjoys traveling, riding motorcycles, experimenting in the kitchen, volunteering, and practicing yoga. Ashraf specializes in SAT/ACT, PSAT/ISEE/SSAT, TOEFL, LSAT, and GRE Test Prep. He also tutors students in English, Writing, Government, History, Psychology, Sociology, Biology, Algebra, and general academic success strategies.
Adele received her M.S. degree in Education and Linguistics for Teaching English as a Second Language from Queens College. She has taught a variety of English levels in the U.S. as well as overseas. In addition, she has over 8-years’ experience as a medical language specialist. She always strives to build her students’ confidence in their ability to communicate effectively in English. Adele enjoys learning about the countries and cultures of her ESL students as she teaches them. In her spare time, she likes to quilt, read and do volunteer work. Adele tutors in English as a Second Language, TOEFL prep, and ACT/SAT test prep.
William Paterson University
Aliyah is pursuing a 2nd degree at the University of Central Florida, through its Accelerated Nursing Program. Originally from Queens, NY, Aliyah received her first degree - a B.A. in Sociology - from William Paterson University in 2015. While in college, she was a regular on the school's Dean’s List and graduated with a 3.45 GPA. She also gained significant tutoring experience as a peer tutor for the Queens Library (assorted subjects, grades K through 10). While Aliyah has tutored across a wide spectrum of subjects, she truly enjoys teaching Math and Sciences. Currently, Aliyah tutors for the SAT & ACT Exams, Algebra, Geometry, Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology, and Spanish. In her spare time, she enjoys making jewelry, reading, writing, and doing yoga. Aliyah is also a huge Harry Potter fan and belongs to Hufflepuff house.
Amaris is currently a junior at the University of Central Florida, majoring in Applied Mathematics with minors in Statistics and Actuarial Science. She has previous experience teaching Math at a learning center for levels K through 12, as well as private tutoring in upper level subjects such as Calculus. In her spare time she enjoys long-distance running, playing tennis, and watching HGTV. Amaris is qualified to tutor SAT/ACT, all levels of Math through Calculus III, Chemistry, and Spanish.
University of Florida
Corbin is an honors student graduate of Lake Highland Preparatory and has a B.A. in Biology, cum laude, from the University of Florida. After graduating from UF, he postponed starting medical school to finish a research project. Corbin is also a Floridian who loves soccer, exploring the outdoors, and playing guitar. His tutoring specialties range from the college level sciences (physics, biology, and chemistry), the GRE, the GMAT, and the MCAT.
NEW COLLEGE &
Tulane School of Law
Chris is an Orlando native with a passion for screenwriting and law. He obtained his B.A. in Classics from New College of Florida and his M.A. in Classical Studies from Columbia University. Most recently, he has begun his 1st year at Tulane's School of Law. In his free time, Chris reads avidly and writes both short stories and screenplays. He also has a deep love of animals and supports the Save The Manatee Club. Chris tutors students, online, in SAT/ACT Test Prep, the Social Sciences, and Latin.
University of Florida
Dragan is an Orlando local – graduating from Colonial High School with a degree from Valencia College via their Dual Enrollment program. From there, he went on to graduate from The University of Florida with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. While at UF, Dragan was a Teaching Assistant for the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Manufacturing Lab for 3 years. There, he worked side-by-side with his students to assist them with conceptualizing, designing, and building their projects. In addition to tutoring, Dragan works as a Student Leader & Recruiter for the Southwestern Company. His duties include recruiting and training selected college students for the company’s challenging summer internship program. Dragan excels at tutoring in all areas of Math and Science, including Algebra, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, etc. And, in his free time, Dragan enjoys traveling and slacklining (an extreme balance sport).
university of notre dame
Holden holds a B.S. in Physics and a minor in Anthropology from the University of Notre Dame. Holden is originally from New Orleans, LA where he graduated at the top of his High School class, was the starting running-back for a 3-time state championship runner-up football team, and earned his school's highest award for leadership. While at Notre Dame, Holden was recognized for his original research in molecular anthropology and was awarded several grants to complete and publish his thesis: Origins of Marronage: Mitochondrial Lineages of Jamaica's Accompong Town Maroons. Holden also possesses several years of experience teaching mathematics and physics at the middle school, high school, and college level. When he has free time, Holden enjoys the outdoors in as many ways as possible - SCUBA diving, fishing, camping, bike riding, and hiking among others.
Jeremy graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in English Literature and minor in History from the University of Missouri. Shortly thereafter, he taught English with the Peace Corps in Madagascar. After two challenging, life-changing years with the Peace Corps, he went on to teach English in South Korea. Currently, Jeremy is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Central Florida, while completing the second year of his Masters program in Teaching English as a Second Language. In the course of assisting his Academic Tutoring and Test Prep students, Jeremy greatly enjoys sharing his diverse teaching, tutoring, and language learning experiences. Along with reading, writing, and all things Madagascar, his passions include standup comedy, blues guitar, ultimate frisbee, and bicycling. Jeremy works with SAT/ACT, GRE, and TOEFL Test Prep students and tutors English, Writing, Government, and History.
Rebecca holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Tampa. She is currently preparing for the CPA exam. Previously, Rebecca tutored her college classmates in Math, Science, and Economics. Witnessing the positive results of tutoring sparked a love for helping others both academically and professionally. When Rebecca is not tutoring or studying, she enjoys travel, live music, and volunteering at the ASPCA. Rebecca tutors in Algebra I & II, Geometry, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Sociology, Italian, and all Accounting and Finance subjects.
Robin holds a B.S. in Microbiology and Molecular Biology. During her undergraduate program, she conducted research in Neurology - studying Neurofibromatosis II disease mechanisms. She was also awarded a British Petroleum Scholarship, along with a SMART Grant, and was named a Florida Bright Futures - Academic Scholar. Currently, Robin is preparing for the MCAT in hopes of pursuing a career in Medicine. Her hobbies include yoga, kayaking, and watching funny movies. Robin is qualified to tutor for SAT/ACT Test Prep, Biology, Physics, Spanish, Portuguese, and French.
Will is a practiced tutor with expertise in chemistry, biology, math, and standardized tests. He is a graduate of the University of Redlands with a bachelor's of science degree in biology. He has years of experience tutoring and informally teaching science and math. Apart from work and studies, he likes to explore trails and Florida on his bicycle or with his dog.