Robert has helped hundreds of students significantly boost their standardized test scores (SAT, ACT, SSAT, ISSE), produce compelling private school and college admission essays, earn scholarships, and improve their grades, academic writing and critical thinking. He has extensive experience diagnosing students’ weaknesses, simplifying difficult material, building study skills, motivating students, easing anxiety and instilling confidence.
He has a Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he was recognized with distinction by the Dean of Harvard College for teaching. He has also taught at The Dalton School, a leading private school in Manhattan, and at Prep for Prep, the nation’s premier program for placing gifted students of color in selective private schools. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Columbia University. He have scored in the 99th percentile on both the SAT and ACT. He has also studied in UC Berkeley’s Certificate Program in College Admissions & Career Planning.
Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC).