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High School Hacks for College Success

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By Alexander Friedman and Nathaniel Dolquist. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

For questions or comments, please email nathaniel@groveprep.com. We look forward to hearing from you, and would love to answer your question on the show.

For more information, visit:
Nathaniel's agency, Grove Prep, at groveprep.com
Alex's agency, Brooklyn Math Tutors, at brooklynmathtutors.com

Nathaniel Dolquist, Yale ’15, has tutored full-time in New York City and Los Angeles since 2015. His students range from 7-33, and he is always delighted to make connections with new families. He’s a standardized test pro, and his students have emerged victorious from the ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, ACT, SAT, AP exams, as well as increased in-class test scores with his help and guidance. Every one of his standardized test students, whether they’re applying to high school or college, has gotten into at least one of their top three schools.

When students work with Nathaniel to apply to high school or college, he helps them craft essays that are authentic, powerful, and effective. He teaches them how to level up from formal academic writing and tell their story in a personal, persuasive way. It is his favorite subject to tutor, and he derives great joy from seeing the work his students create.

Nathaniel has also tutored all levels of math, science, history, and English from elementary to high school: students often stick with him for years. His training in executive functioning has also helped his students with learning disabilities, including ADHD and dyslexia. He is fluent in Spanish and also speaks French, Italian, and some German. As a performer he has traveled to over 50 countries, and he has lived abroad in Ireland, the UK, Italy, Germany, and South America.

Alexander Friedman has enjoyed tutoring math, science, and other technical topics since he was a teenager at Stuyvesant High School. He is the CEO of Brooklyn Math Tutors in Brooklyn, NY, and helps families throughout the New York City area. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern University, worked as a Researcher at Carnegie Mellon, and did a brief stint as a technology consultant before leaving the corporate and academic worlds to tutor full time.

Having worked with kids, adults, and everyone in between, he came to see that math-phobia, uncertainty, and boredom – not a lack of innate talent – keeps most students from succeeding.

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By Alexander Friedman and Nathaniel Dolquist. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

For questions or comments, please email nathaniel@groveprep.com. We look forward to hearing from you, and would love to answer your question on the show.

For more information, visit:
Nathaniel's agency, Grove Prep, at groveprep.com
Alex's agency, Brooklyn Math Tutors, at brooklynmathtutors.com

Nathaniel Dolquist, Yale ’15, has tutored full-time in New York City and Los Angeles since 2015. His students range from 7-33, and he is always delighted to make connections with new families. He’s a standardized test pro, and his students have emerged victorious from the ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, ACT, SAT, AP exams, as well as increased in-class test scores with his help and guidance. Every one of his standardized test students, whether they’re applying to high school or college, has gotten into at least one of their top three schools.

When students work with Nathaniel to apply to high school or college, he helps them craft essays that are authentic, powerful, and effective. He teaches them how to level up from formal academic writing and tell their story in a personal, persuasive way. It is his favorite subject to tutor, and he derives great joy from seeing the work his students create.

Nathaniel has also tutored all levels of math, science, history, and English from elementary to high school: students often stick with him for years. His training in executive functioning has also helped his students with learning disabilities, including ADHD and dyslexia. He is fluent in Spanish and also speaks French, Italian, and some German. As a performer he has traveled to over 50 countries, and he has lived abroad in Ireland, the UK, Italy, Germany, and South America.

Alexander Friedman has enjoyed tutoring math, science, and other technical topics since he was a teenager at Stuyvesant High School. He is the CEO of Brooklyn Math Tutors in Brooklyn, NY, and helps families throughout the New York City area. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern University, worked as a Researcher at Carnegie Mellon, and did a brief stint as a technology consultant before leaving the corporate and academic worlds to tutor full time.

Having worked with kids, adults, and everyone in between, he came to see that math-phobia, uncertainty, and boredom – not a lack of innate talent – keeps most students from succeeding.

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