At Prep Expert, we only hire the best tutors. We pay more than any other test prep company and hire teachers at heart who truly care about the success of every student. Not only have the vast majority of our tutors scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT and ACT themselves, but they have also demonstrated an exceptional ability to convey material in a fun, personalized, and results-driven way. In addition, they have all been trained by Prep Expert founder Shaan Patel.
Despite growing up in his parent’s motel and attending urban public schools in the worst school district in the nation, Prep Expert founder Shaan Patel prepared extensively for the SAT to improve his own score from average to perfect (0.02% of students achieve a perfect SAT score). Because of his score, he was admitted into prestigious universities, received a quarter-million dollars in scholarships, was valedictorian, and even met the President of the United States! He is now an MD/MBA student at Yale & USC, #1 bestselling author, and the creator of the Prep Expert New SAT Prep Course.
Clay has scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT, ACT, PSAT, LSAT, and ISEE, among other standardized tests. He has taught and developed courses for high school, college, and graduate-level standardized tests extensively around the country, and specializes in the field. He has studied law at Georgetown University Law Center and worked in the legal field as well, for attorneys, judges, and the Tennessee Attorney General.
Celina is a perfect SAT scorer on the SAT! She raised her score 240 points to a perfect SAT score after taking a Prep Expert SAT Prep Class. We offered Celina a teaching position job at Prep Expert after she had demonstrated exceptional teaching ability. Given that she was once a Prep Expert student herself, she has an unprecedented ability to relate to students in the course.
Chelsea scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT herself and has significant experience tutoring students. She is a recent graduate of the Colorado School of Mines and has her degree in computational and applied mathematics. Outside the classroom, Chelsea enjoys hiking, traveling, pilates, cooking and reading.
Dr. Benjamin Lundgren
Dr. Lundgren scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT and enjoys tutoring students to do well on the SAT themselves. He has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Philosophy from the University of North Texas, a Master’s of Arts from Boston College, and a PhD in Political Science from Boston College.
Lev is student at NYU's Leonard N. Stern School of Business studying Finance and Economics. On pace to graduate in three years, Lev is looking forward to interning at JP Morgan Chase this summer. In the meantime, Lev is very passionate about teaching and would like to share the knowledge that let him score in the 99th percentile of SAT test takers. Lev also has experience tutoring students for AP tests and training students in Tennis.
Matthew Sheldon is a senior Engineering student at San Diego State University. He has always had a passion for education, and enjoys working with students in order to help them shape a successful future. In his free time, he can be found mountain biking or surfing.
Michael is a student at NYU's Leonard N. Stern's School of Business studying Finance and Accounting with a minor in Computer Science. Having experience in tutoring high school students, he is very happy to help teach students the knowledge to get into the 98th percentile or higher like he did on the SAT.
Dr. Will York
Dr. Will is a Raleigh native and a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, where he majored in biology. He scored in the top 1% of test takers on the SAT and is an instructor at Prep Expert. Will holds a PhD in Cognitive Science and a master's degree in History & Philosophy of Science, both from Indiana University. Before attending graduate school, he taught high school physics, chemistry, and math in San Francisco.
Nathan is a Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics Double Major at Southern Methodist University's Lyle School of Engineering. He has tutored a large number of students throughout high school and college in various classes throughout all disciplines, giving him the experience needed to tailor to students' needs. He is eager to share his SAT knowledge that helped him score in the 99th percentile as well as his academic and personal experiences to aid students in their future endeavors.
Nishi scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT and has a passion for teaching. She loves thinking outside the box and coming up with unconventional methods to teach topics because no two students learn the same way! She is a rising sophomore in the Nursing School at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, she entered college with 40 credit hours from her AP classes. In her free time, Nishi loves to do DIY crafts and anything "artsy."
Hassan scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT. He is an online and in person tutor for Prep Expert's new SAT prep course, and he can teach advanced math, physics, and biology. He has been teaching math for SAT students since 10th grade, and tutoring in other subjects throughout his high school career. This fall, he will be attending Dartmouth College on a full ride. He is excited to be with us and help students achieve scores that match, or are better, than his own.
Kevin has had plenty of experience with standardized testing having scored in the 99th percentile on both the ACT and the SAT, as well as having passed 15 different AP Exams, making him Nevada's recipient for the College Board's 2016 State AP Scholar Award. He is currently attending the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he is dual majoring in Mathematics and Physics, and minoring in Computer Science. On his free time, Kevin likes to listen to music and re-read all of the Harry Potter books.
Dan is a senior at the University of Notre Dame completing degrees in pre-medical studies and economics. He scored in the 99th percentile on the ACT and the 95th percentile on the MCAT and has extensive experience tutoring all levels of math and science courses. Dan also mentors students through the whole college process and has helped students gain admittance to schools like Harvard and the University of Michigan.
Deev scored 1520 on the new SAT and a 34 on the ACT after taking the Prep Expert class. He will be going to the University of Nevada at Reno on a full ride scholarship and pursing a degree in Computer Science & Engineering. He enjoys computer programming and mathematics. He also got a perfect score on the Math Level 2 SAT Subject Test.
Celi Johnson is a 99th percentile SAT scorer! She is passionate about math, science, and learning, as well as helping others learn. She understands the stress of standardized testing and aims to teach her students not only how to score higher on the SAT but also to reduce their anxiety and improve their overall experience. She wants everyone to enjoy learning as much as she does.
Amberly scored in the 99th percentile on the ACT and raised her SAT score 500+ points after taking a Prep Expert (2400 Expert) SAT prep class. She is an in-person instructor for Prep Expert’s Las Vegas New SAT Prep Course. Amberly is a student at the University of California, Berkeley studying Computer Science. She is passionate about helping other students in the Las Vegas area make significant score improvements.
Born and raised in a low-income neighborhood just outside New Orleans, Ben was educated within the public school system. Self-studying for the SAT and ACT, he scored in the 99th percentile for both tests. A recent graduate from Yale in Chemical Engineering, Ben now works in finance for a firm in Northern VA and is a Latin dancer on the side whenever time allows.
Cole Thomas is currently a sophomore at the Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. After scoring in the 99th percentile on the ACT and graduating in the top of his class School, he decided to pursue a degree in finance. As he continues to work toward his degree, he is excited to give back by teaching and tutoring college-bound high school students at PrepExpert.
I wanted to share the exciting news that I got a perfect score on the October SAT and thank you for all the guidance you gave me during this course! I’m very grateful to have had such a great instructor!Michelle +490 Point SAT Score Improvement