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Qualifications & Experience

I am a law school graduate with 10 years experience tutoring a variety of subjects. I specialize in the LSAT, GRE, and GMAT, but also tutor some academic subjects and SAT/ACT. While my degrees are in politics and law, I spent part of my college years as a physics major, so I also have a strong background in math and sciences. I was awarded a National Merit Scholarship through my SAT score of 1580 (on old 1600 scale) and scored a 175 on the LSAT.

Education

2006

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Political Science

2009

University of Colorado at Boulder

Law

Subjects

Test Preparation

ACT Writing ACT Math ACT Reading ACT Science Bar Exam GMAT GRE LSAT MCAT PSAT SAT Math SAT Reading SAT Writing

ACT

ACT Writing ACT Math ACT Reading ACT Science

SAT

SAT Math SAT Reading SAT Writing

English

Proofreading

Science

Chemistry Physics

Social Studies

Government & Politics Political Science

Music

Guitar Bass Guitar

Derek ’s Rating

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Reviews

Jennifer S.

5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

As I'm sure you get all the time, Derek was PHENOMENAL. He is truly a genius and has, in a way, changed my life. Prior to the course I was continually scoring in the 20th percentile, I feared I would not get into law school. My last practice test I scored in the 80th percentile. My progress is truly life changing. Derek is making my dreams come true. Cheesy, I know, but true.

10 months ago

Brianna B.

5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

My tutor was fantastic. He was very patient, helpful, and flexible. If necessary, I will go this route again.

11 months ago

Ellen G.

5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

I wanted to thank you for your help on the MCAT. As I had stated, physics was my weakest subject. I just got my score back and I got a 519, with a 130 in the chem/physics section. I'm pretty sure I had to at least get a few physics questions right for that, so thank you very much for being an excellent instructor!

11 months ago

Ellen G.

5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

I wanted to thank you for your help on the MCAT. As I had stated, physics was my weakest subject. I just got my score back and I got a 519, with a 130 in the chem/physics section. I'm pretty sure I had to at least get a few physics questions right for that, so thank you very much for being an excellent instructor!

11 months ago