Physics

Our physics tutors are doctoral candidates and PhDs. Our team also includes MD candidates, MDs, and MD-PhDs. Our physics tutors are at the top of their field, and have extensive experience teaching the two APs, the SAT II and GRE Subject Test, as well the physical sciences section of the MCAT. Many students work with a tutor throughout the academic year, using weekly sessions to reinforce difficult concepts, review problem sets, and prepare for exams. All of our physics tutors are capable of helping students with the calculus required in more advanced physics coursework.

Popular Subjects: Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetism and Electricity, Circuits, Waves, Optics and Sound, Electrodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Quantum Mechanics
Tests: AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C, SAT II Physics, Physics GRE Subject Test

Physics Tutors

Aaron is from the great state of Alabama and graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a BS in Neuroscience. He is currently pursuing his MD at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Aaron has taught students of all ages, from elementary school to the college...

Abhishek grew up in Pune, India. He attended college at UCLA where he started out studying engineering. After taking quantum mechanics as an elective during his second year, Abhishek fell in love with physics and has never looked back. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.S. in physics and moved...

Abubakar grew up in the small and friendly town of Friendship, Wisconsin before moving to Atlanta, Georgia for high school, where he graduated as valedictorian. Abubakar then studied electrical engineering and computer science at MIT for five years (Bachelor's and Master's), graduating with a...

Aditya grew up in Northeast Ohio, where he learned to call soda ‘pop’, to smile at strangers, and to believe in the Cavaliers in good times and bad. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from MIT, graduating with a double major in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Biology and...

Alex is from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He went to UNC Chapel Hill for undergrad where the beautiful Southern weather occasionally brought him away from his classwork and research. During his tenure there, he was awarded the Barry M. Goldwater scholarship for outstanding research, the...

When Alexander was in high school he became the first and only student to complete every available mathematics class, which forced the school to create a new class, Calculus 3, so he could continue his studies during his senior year. He carried this love of mathematics with him to Wells College...

Alice was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She attended the University of Chicago, where she majored in Physics and graduated with honors. After graduating, Alice received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts to pursue her PhD at...

Alice is a medical student in the Health Sciences and Technology program at Harvard Medical school. She grew up in San Diego, CA and studied materials science & engineering at Stanford University for her undergraduate degree. 

During high school, Alice worked with refugee students...

Hailing from the Great Lakes state, Allison is constantly inspired by water. Her interest in maintaining resources like the Great Lakes for future generations led her to pursue a career as a climate scientist. She is currently pursuing a PhD at Princeton University in the Atmospheric and Oceanic...

Amar is originally from the Jersey Shore, famed land of the gym, tan, laundry lifestyle. He attended Lehigh University, where he graduated summa cum laude from the Eckardt Scholars Honors program with a degree in Behavioral Neuroscience in three years. Afterwards, he attended Washington...

Ameen was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham for undergrad and earned double majors in Neuroscience and Translational Research with double specialized honors in Science and Technology and Business. Ameen graduated with a 4.0 GPA. His...

Andre was born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In high school, his love of marine biology led him to complete his senior project on electricity-producing bacteria in marine sediments through a lab at Harvard University. He then attended Harvard College for his undergraduate degree, where...

Andrey is originally from Toronto, a city that remains very dear to his heart. After attending several accelerated programs in school, he went on to graduate from the University of Toronto with a Math and Physics Specialist degree with High Distinction and a 3.97 GPA. He spent his undergraduate...

Angela is an MD-PhD student at Harvard and UPenn, respectively. Angela majored in Modern Middle Eastern Studies with a minor in Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. There, she was involved in research on patient-centered outcomes...

Anna grew up in the Sonoran Desert of southern Arizona, where javalinas, quail, and rattlesnakes were regular visitors to her backyard. Anna attended Dartmouth and majored in anthropology, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and valedictorian of the class of 2013. One of Anna’s most transformative classes...

Antonio was born in Los Angeles, CA. From an early age, he showed an affinity for mathematics, teaching himself calculus at the age of 13. After reading Stephen Hawking’s “The Universe in a Nutshell” and “A Brief History of Time”, he became fascinated by physics. In 2008, he entered Columbia’s...

Archana is originally from Cupertino, California but spent most of her childhood in Hyderabad and Delhi, where she grew up speaking English, Telugu, and Hindi. She attended Cornell University, where she majored in Neurobiology and Behavior and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta...

Growing up in Northern Virginia, Arvind developed an early belief that things always make sense if you dig deep enough. This stubbornness served him well, leading him to a spot on the US Physics Team and into biophysics research in high school. Leaving home for MIT and its wealth of resources,...

Raised in Alabama, Ash was exposed to ineffectual governing and social policy from an early age. He decided to pursue a research career in economics to study the role of institutions in perpetuating inequality. Ash graduated summa cum laude with majors in Electrical Engineering (Tau Beta Pi) and...

Born and raised in New Jersey, Audrey fell in love with psychology in high school. She went on to graduate with distinction in psychology with a concentration in neuroscience from Yale. Audrey is the recipient of numerous Yale honors, including the Silliman E. Sherwood Fellowship, Robert C....

Baily is originally from a small town in Colorado, in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains where hiking is the only answer to, “What are you doing this weekend?” One day, she decided that basic training sounded like a good way to spend a summer, so she joined the Air Force in 2015. After...

When Brendon was a high school student in a town on the south shore of Long Island, he wrote a program for the TI-84 series calculator called EpicChem that solves a variety of problems presented in the AP Chemistry curriculum. Feeling a strong draw to the physical sciences, he attended Brandeis...

Calvin hails from a suburb of Philadelphia and has been passionate about science ever since he first stepped foot inside the four-ton, papier-mâche Giant Heart at the Franklin Institute. He pursued his passion for the life sciences on a full-tuition McCabe Scholarship at Swarthmore College,...

Carla is an MD-PhD candidate in the Health Sciences and Technology program at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As a dedicated and reliable graduate student with significant experiences in teaching assistantship, mentorship, and successful fellowship, grant,...

Carlos was born and raised in the sunny island of Puerto Rico. Upon completing high school there, he moved to Cambridge, MA in 2012 to attend MIT for undergrad. He graduated from MIT in 2016 with a BS in Biological Engineering; he decided to stay in Boston to begin his MD training at Harvard...

Caroline Dell is a Senior Associate Consultant in Bain & Company’s New York office. She joined Bain full-time in September 2013, after an internship during the summer of 2012.

Caroline graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Economics and Public Policy. While at Brown, she was...

Casey moved to New York in 2015 after earning her Bachelor’s degree in biology from the College of William and Mary, and received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2020. Currently, she is a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University where she...

Catherine is a graduate student pursuing a PhD in Wildlife Ecology at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She has an undergraduate degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University, where she spent endless months counting Zebras on the plains of Africa and trees in...

Born and raised in South Korea, Chang came to the US in 2007. After going from New Jersey to Connecticut for middle and high school years, respectively, he completed his tri-state triangle when he enrolled in Columbia University in New York City. While there, he earned  his B.A. in English...

In 2006, Charles spent eight months working as an ESL instructor in Ikebukuro, a district of Tokyo, where he first learned the joys of eating onigiri. After graduating from Princeton University with BSE in Mechanical Engineering and a Certificate in Theater and Dance, he worked for a Princeton...

Chris grew up in Long Island and always knew he wanted to become a physician. He graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Tufts University with a BS in biochemistry & Spanish. While at Tufts, he was director of the bioethics team of the Tufts Synthetic Biology lab. He is currently...

Chris was born and raised in New York.  He was an undergraduate at Columbia University where he majored in Chemistry, with a focus on Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry.  After spending a year working as a full time EMT, he completed his MD at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell...

Chris grew up with a passion for STEM, which he explored at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Earning a full-tuition scholarship, he studied Chemical Engineering and completed exciting Biomedical Engineering projects, like growing "dancing" heart tissue whose beating...

Claire started tutoring when she herself was in high school, and she's been teaching ever since! After graduating as valedictorian, she left Ann Arbor (Go Blue!) for New York City, specifically Barnard College and Columbia University, where she tutored calculus and writing. She majored in...

Claire was born and grew up in Berkeley, CA where she developed a lifelong love of exploration and science. In 2014, she received her B.S. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from Yale University, with distinction in vector-borne diseases.

Following graduation, Claire...

Corinne grew up in a small, rural town in Maine and left it for the "big" city of Boston to go to college. She earned her undergraduate degree in chemical engineering with a focus in biology from MIT. While at MIT, Corinne received several fellowships to do research abroad, including in...

Dan was born in Israel where he learned Spanish as a first language, thanks to his Argentine parents. He moved to the US at the age of four, and lived in Baltimore until he left to pursue a physics degree at MIT. He quickly discovered his love for theoretical physics, particularly condensed...

Dan hails from the Boston area, an ardent Red Sox fan and even more ardent consumer of its delicious food. At Yale, he grew fascinated with the brain. Dan decided to major in Cognitive Science with a focus on the cognition of impulsivity. He recently graduated with Phi Beta Kappa distinction....

Danel was born and raised in Seattle, WA. He then headed to Los Angeles to study Electrical Engineering at Caltech, where he graduated as part of the Tau Beta Pi honor society. Beyond his coursework, Daniel conducted research in applied physics including a few-month stint with Samsung’s research...

Dan’s first science experiment involved a blow dryer, a basin of water, and a heat lamp. He was eight years old and thought he could build a miniature storm cloud after learning in school about how the water cycle worked. Though the experiment was not exactly a success, Dan has been trying to...

Darin loves being a scientist and professor. After double majoring in Physics and Astronomy & Astrophysics at Harvard (magna cum laude), he went to Caltech to get a Ph.D. in planetary science. He's loved studying orbits and planets ever since! After a couple of postdocs, he is now junior...

David is originally from Bogota, Colombia and grew up in the South Florida area. He went to the University of Miami where he was named overall outstanding senior in the College of Arts and Sciences with a 4.0/4.0 GPA. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Immunology with a...

Denice has lived in a total of 7 states throughout her life, but she is currently settled in New York while she pursues her MD at Columbia University VP&S. Half of her family is from Belize, a country in a small corner of Central America, and the other half is from Guam, a teeny tiny island...

Dov

Dov grew up in northern New Jersey and earned his Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics, graduating summa cum laude and joining Phi Beta Kappa. After working for a year as a machine design engineer, he moved to New England to pursue graduate...

Dylan is originally from Boca Raton, Florida. He attended Dartmouth College where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a major in biology and a minor in earth sciences. As an undergraduate, he regularly volunteered with cancer patients and served as an editor and writer...

After living in Cuba for eight years, Eduardo moved to Chile with his family and lived there for five years before finally settling in Miami in the eighth grade. He learned English within a year, and dived directly into science, winning first place for his original research at the American...

Beth grew up near Boston without any idea of becoming a doctor. Now, several cities and a variety of professions later, she has found herself back in Boston pursuing a medical degree. Beth attended Washington University in St. Louis and graduated magna cum laude, majoring in neuroscience-...

Elizabeth was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Hunter College, where she majored in Biology and minored in English Literature. There, she discovered her love for research and medicine while working in a cancer metabolism lab. She went on to cultivate her passions at summer...

From a very young age, Elizabeth has been baking cookies, pies, and cakes. This love for baking stimulated her interest in chemistry. Elizabeth attended the University of Virginia and obtained her bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a specialization in biochemistry. At UVA, Elizabeth conducted...

Elliot is a transplant from sunny and warm California.  He bid farewell to the West Coast seven years ago when he moved to Cambridge to study Biology at MIT.  After graduating, Elliot was a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship. He moved to England for two years to pursue an MSc by Research in...

Ely

Ely grew up in Boston and moved to New York City to attend Yeshiva University on a full-tuition merit scholarship, where he majored in biology and minored in public health. After graduating from college, Ely joined Teach For America where he taught 6th-8th grade science and health in East Harlem...

Emily was a Criminology major at the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Subsequently, Emily graduated from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and received the honor of induction to the AOA and Gold Humanism Honors Societies. She is currently...

Eric is currently a medical student at the Perelman School of Medicine. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Harvard in 2018 with a degree in chemical and physical biology and a secondary in statistics. During his time at Harvard, he was awarded the Thomas Temple Hoopes prize for best...

Gil

Gil grew up in Brooklyn and graduated Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, where he did organic chemistry research, tutored undergraduates in chemistry and volunteered tutoring local high school students in math. After traveling in Asia for a year, Gil attended Columbia...

Grace Mosley is a 5th-year MD-PhD student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, located in New York City. She has completed the first two years of medical school and USMLE Step 1, and is currently working on a neuroscience PhD in the Iatridis Lab in the Department of Orthopaedics,...

Grace was raised in the Chicago area with a love for food, books, and exploring – exploring new places (and of course, the food), academic questions, and the stories of the people she meets along the way. She completed her undergraduate studies at Stanford University, where she majored in...

Graham is an MD MBA from Vanderbilt University Medical School and Harvard Business School. He graduated HBS in May 2018 and Vanderbilt in 2019 and is currently an Emergency Medicine Resident at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Prior to his postgraduate studies, Graham graduated from MIT in...

Greg’s passion for water has been his compass while navigating the High Seas of Life. He holds bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!) in Civil and Environmental Engineering with focuses in hydrology and water resources, respectively. He currently is pursuing his...

Greg grew up in the small town of Okemos, Michigan which is the greatest town on earth. After a summer learning physics from Youtube lecture videos, Greg spent his later years of high school shut in a windowless basement laboratory in the Michigan State University Department of Chemistry...

Hassan grew up in the suburbs of Albany, NY where he spent his youth enduring northeastern winters, before inexplicably deciding to remain in the northeast to attend the University of Rochester on a Dean’s Scholarship. Hassan majored in biochemistry and minored in economics, graduating in 2018...

Helen graduated from MIT with a Bachelor’s degree in biological engineering and a 4.9 out of 5.0 GPA. She was pumped to return to New York City, her hometown, to start medical school at Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai in the fall of 2015. She spent the bulk of her time at MIT working in...

Henry grew up in Portland, Oregon playing, soccer, baseball, and basketball before defecting to performing arts and becoming a professional classical ballet dancer. He danced in both Pennsylvania and Utah before leaving the dance world to attend college at Columbia University. Henry graduated...

Ilya was born in Odessa, Ukraine. He moved to the San Francisco Bay Area when he was two years old and stayed there through his undergraduate and graduate studies. He received undergraduate degrees in both physics and mathematics from UC Berkeley, graduating summa cum laude. His PhD was awarded...

Originally from the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Isaac has jumped up and down the northeast. After finishing high school at Saint Albans in Washington, D.C., Isaac completed his undergraduate work at Yale University, graduating cum laude with a degree in Russian and east European...

Jackie is a first-year medical student at NYU School of Medicine and hails from the sunny state of Florida. There, she earned her Bachelor’s degrees in neuroscience and English at the University of Miami, where she graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. While in college...

Jacob is the only student ever to have graduated from Columbia University with a double Major in Playwriting and Astrophysics. In high school, Jacob was a science nerd, taking college classes in multivariable calculus and quantum mechanics as well as scoring a 5 on 10 different AP tests. At...

James was born and raised in New York City. He was an undergraduate at Yale, where he fell in love with organic chemistry (yes, he was that kid). After majoring in chemistry and graduating Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, he was awarded a Marshall Scholarship to continue his studies at the...

James was born in China and moved to California early in his childhood, where he has been since. He completed a double major in Public Health and Molecular & Cell Biology at UC Berkeley, graduating summa cum laude before working for a year as a clinical research coordinator in...

Jason graduated from Cornell University where, among less important things, he learned how to snowboard (winters seem to last nine months up in Ithaca) and how to hike through gorges (in the three months that remained). He graduated summa cum laude with a BS in civil engineering and an MEng in...

Jay

Jay Ben has always had extremely varied interests. At various points in his childhood, he determined that he would become a cartographer, a professional skier, a fantasy novelist, an architect, and an award-winning poet. Ultimately he would become an actor, which allowed him to pretend to be...

Jeff is an MS candidate in Computer Science at New York University, concentrating on Machine Learning. Prior to beginning graduate school, Jeff received his BA in East Asian Languages and Cultures summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University, where he was active in theater and...

Joe is a fourth generation Bostonian.  He attended MIT for college where he studied biology and chemistry.  After graduating, Joe attended medical school at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and completed a master’s degree in public health at the Harvard School of...

Hailing from a small town in the Tar Heel State, Johnny spent most of childhood playing defensive back on the football field, and dreaming of a career in science. After years of science fairs, mathematical competitions and clinical hospital shadowing, Johnny has found a passion for medicine,...

Jon grew up in Iowa City in a lively household alongside two older brothers and one younger sister. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with departmental honors in both chemistry and math. Jon worked on the south side of Chicago to provide healthcare to...

From raising chickens in his hometown in the Philippines to being a medical student in the  US, Joseph has had quite a journey (both literally and figuratively) throughout his life. He was born in Manila and grew up with his single mother until 6th grade, after which he moved to  the United...

As an elementary schooler, Josephine learned about gravity, air pressure, and space food at the Smithsonian Air and Space museum in DC, and she has orbited the sciences since. Though initially interested in chemistry, she went on to double-major in physics and mathematics at MIT, graduating in...

Born and raised in Boston, Josh has always been a diehard Boston sports fan. Given his teams’ illustrious history of success, Josh is always ready to have a conversation about anything sports related (especially a debate on Boston’s teams’ superiority).

Beyond his fiery fandom, Josh has...

Josie grew up in Vermont before attending Amherst College, where she double majored in Economics and Environmental Studies and played for the women’s ice hockey team. After graduating college and before attending medical school, Josie worked as a health economics research assistant for two years...

Julia was born in Seoul, Korea and grew up in Manhattan. Ever since she was a small child, she has been curious about how things in the body work. In high school, she fell in love with the brain in her freshman biology class and went on to study neuroscience and music at MIT, where she focused...

Julius is a PhD candidate at MIT working in geometric analysis, a field employing tools from partial differential equations to study curved spaces called manifolds. Prior to starting his PhD, Julius earned a BS in Mathematics and Physics, also from MIT. He received the Hartley Rogers Jr. Prize...

Katherine obtained her undergraduate degree in Classics and Molecular Biology, Summa cum Laude, from Harvard University. Awarded a Harvard Knox Fellowship to study in the United Kingdom for one year, she earned a Master’s degree in Classical Art and Archaeology with Distinction (equivalent of...

Kaylee grew up in small-town Northeastern Iowa, but she was anything but a “country girl”. She was interested in academics from day one, and even helped her grandmother put together 1000-piece jigsaw puzzles at the age of 5 (even if it was mostly the edge pieces). Kaylee later ended up in the...

Born and raised in New York City, Kenneth is a huge Yankees fan and has maintained it despite living in rival Boston. He came to Boston to attend Harvard for his undergraduate and graduated magna cum laude with highest honors in Chemistry and Physics with a secondary in Statistics. He was...

Kevin grew up in Sharon, MA, a small suburb right outside of Boston. After graduating high school, he attended Northwestern University in Evanston, IL in pursuit of a Biochemistry degree. His original intention was to attend medical school, but upon realizing his passions lay elsewhere, he took...

Krishnan is a Radiation Oncologist from Florida. He was first exposed to medicine at the Mayo Clinic in high school, where he learned the genetic underpinnings of dementia. He attended Duke University and graduated on an accelerated 3-year pathway with a BS in Chemistry with advanced graduate...

Leah grew up in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio and attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri for her undergraduate studies. She graduated with a BA in Biochemistry and with minors in Music and Healthcare Management. In 2017, she ventured out of the Midwest to Boston, where she...

Logan is originally from Eastern North Carolina, where she learned a few essential truths: chocolate is good, and bad things happen to good people – sometimes by chance, and sometimes through acts of systemic injustice. She attended Duke University, where she designed her own course of study on...

Lucas is originally from São Paulo, Brazil, where he learned to appreciate soccer, Bossa Nova, and Brazilian Churrasco...

Mac

Mac grew up in the rolling hills of Kentucky. From the Bluegrass state, he headed north to Middlebury College, where he graduated magna cum laude with a double major in political science and biochemistry. After graduation, he studied cancer biology for a year at the National Institutes of Health...

Solving equations can be fun, and for Manaure it is twice as fun when computers are involved. So, as a postdoctoral scientist at MIT, Manaure spends most of his time doing math, developing and implementing algorithms and thinking about the physics of plasmas. He’s been developing mathematical...

Marc grew up on Long Island, New York. He attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia where he majored in physics and minored in government and math. After college, Marc moved to Boston and graduated with a Ph.D. in physics from Boston University. His graduate research...

Mark is originally from Northwest Indiana, 45 minutes away from where the Chicago Bears continue to break his heart every post-season.  After living mostly nocturnally in various classrooms and laboratories for the better part of four years, he graduated from MIT with a 4.9/5.0 GPA (Tau Beta Pi...

Max grew up in a military family, moving every three to four years before he attended college at Tufts University. After countless hours spent in a microfluidics lab, playing ultimate frisbee, and eating buffalo chicken calzones, he graduated summa cum laude in 2017. Before starting medical...

At the age of 7, Max moved to Massachusetts and has called it home ever since. He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst as an undergraduate, finishing summa cum laude with a BS in chemical engineering and a minor in chemistry; he was a Commonwealth Honors College Scholar with greatest...

Max is originally from Steamboat Springs, CO where he grew up skiing, hiking, biking, and climbing in the Rocky Mountains. He graduated Valedictorian of his high school class, and moved to New York City to attend Columbia University, where he majored in Philosophy. After graduating, he spent...

Max was born down the street from the National Institutes of Health, outside of Washington, D.C., and has been a lab rat ever since. He graduated from Yale Phi Beta Kappa with both a B.S. and M.S. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry while announcing hockey games as a TV broadcaster. As an...

Maya is originally from Berkeley, CA, but moved to Boston to attend Tufts University. She studied Biology and Community Health, graduated summa cum laude, and was a member of the Honos Civicus Society. Outside of classes, she sang in Tufts’ oldest all female a cappella group, was an active...

Mike grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and knew engineering was the right fit when he was building bridges and catapults out of LEGO.  At Missouri S&T he graduated magna cum laude with a major in Nuclear Engineering, minoring in Mathematics and Material Sciences.  While at Missouri S&T he...

Michael was born in Boston, and is happy to accept brutal winters in return for having championship sports teams. He graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Brandeis University, becoming a Bachelor of Science in Physics (with Highest Honors) and in Mathematics. Upon graduation...

Mihir is originally from Detroit, MI and grew up in the metro Detroit area. He graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with degrees in biochemistry and chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 2018. He is currently a medical student at Harvard Medical School, interested in...

Mike graduated from the University of Oxford, UK with a MSc in Musculoskeletal Sciences. There, he researched on human shoulder tissue asking the question: Does inflammation play a key role in the pathology of rotator cuff tears? The research he conducted there has been accepted for publication...

Mirhee is originally from (“up”)state NY, frequently visiting “the city” (NYC) growing up. With diverging interests, Mirhee ended up graduating from Harvard magna cum laude, majoring in molecular and cellular biology and minoring in music. Her thesis was about targeting certain epigenetic...

Nathan hails from the San Fernando Valley in California, a suburb outside of Los Angeles, though he likes to insist he’s from L.A. proper. As soon as he had the opportunity, Nathan migrated to the east coast to attend Princeton University, where he majored in physics with a minor in applied math...

Neha is originally from Long Island, New York. She graduated from Stony Brook University summa cumme laude and phi beta kappa with a degree in sociology and international studies in three years and then went on to pursue a masters from the University of Cambridge for an MPhil in Modern Society...

Nick is originally from outside of Boston, but moved to North Carolina during middle school. He received his BA in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Genetics, Genomics, and Development from Cornell University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. Driven by an interest in basic science and...

Nicky is originally from Sugar Land, TX. He attended Rice University in Houston, graduating with a 4.0 GPA (Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude) and was named the Sallyport Award winner of his class, the highest honor given to a graduating student. Building on his passion for children’s...

Nikita was born and raised in New Jersey but has let herself fall in love with Massachusetts. She was a National Merit Scholar while at Phillips Academy in Andover and went on to attend Tufts University, where she majored in Biomedical Engineering and minored in education. During her summers in...

After growing up in Connecticut, Nikki stayed in the third-smallest state to attend Yale, where she earned a concurrent BS and MS in chemistry. She graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and with the Werner Bergmann Prize, awarded annually to the outstanding senior in the chemistry...

Niyi was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and immigrated to the United States when he was two years old. He attended high school in New Jersey and went on to major in chemistry at Amherst College. He completed an honors thesis in physical chemistry which focused on the conversion, storage, and use of...

Noam grew up in Israel, Baltimore, and Nebraska, and she has since continued to explore new places. She attended the University of Chicago, where she majored in philosophy and graduated with honors and Phi Beta Kappa. After working with a bioethicist for a year abroad, she completed Bryn Mawr...

Nosa is originally from Houston, Texas—specifically League City, TX in the greater Houston area. A member of the first-ever graduating class of Clear Falls High School, he went off to Northern California for 4 years to study Mechanical Engineering at Stanford. While there, he spent a summer as a...

Born on the Caribbean island of Jamaica, O’Jay came to the United States as a teenager for his educational pursuits. He graduated from CUNY- John Jay College with Honors in Cellular and Molecular Biology and a minor in Philosophy. O’Jay’s fascination for science and asking big questions led him...

Parker grew up in California and London in a French-American family. After graduating from Yale University with a B.S. in Geology & Geophysics, he became a Policy Advisor for Natural Resources at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, where his portfolio touched on...

Paul grew up in a suburb of Philadelphia in a house that contained twice as many musical instruments as people. After leaving high school a year early, he attended the University of Pennsylvania (go Quakers!) where he majored in mathematics. He was on Dean's List all 4 years, elected a member of...

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Pete was born and raised in the Bay Area of California, and now spends his time developing next-generation robots as a PhD student in Computer Science at MIT. Before MIT, Pete did his undergraduate degree at Princeton (Phi Beta Kappa), where he majored in Chemistry and won the Shapiro Prize for...

Priyanka grew up in Plymouth, Minnesota and spent a majority of her time in high school honing her classical Indian dance and debate skills (though never at the same time).  She competed extensively and achieved success on a national level. After graduating from high school, she moved to...

Rebecca graduated magna cum laude with honors from Brown University with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Physics. In addition to the math and physics courses she took for her degree, she also dabbled in a few computer science courses and participated heavily in student performance...

Richard was born in Canada and immigrated to the United States in elementary school, settling in the calm suburbs of Missouri. He graduated from Princeton with a degree in chemistry before spending two years at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar studying Global Health Sciences and receiving...

As a boy of 5, Sam concluded that he could do every possible math problem: that is, add any two numbers. After graduating from Cornell University cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Physics major and a Theater minor, he’s concluded that there are probably one or two problems he still has to...

Sam is currently a student at Harvard Medical School interested in the sciences and philosophy, and he has a long history of teaching in both fields. He completed his undergraduate degree at Cornell University in Neurobiology & Philosophy, magna cum laude. Prior to medical school, he served...

Sammie grew up in the endearingly eccentric city of Austin, Texas. She fell in love with the land of the pines as an Angier B. Duke Scholar at Duke University. Her studies took her to the UK, Chile, and Uganda, where she explored bioethics, traditional medicine, and maternal and child health...

Sanjna was born in Syracuse, New York, and spent most of her childhood in Delhi, India. She returned from the scorching heat of Delhi summers back to the freezing cold of upstate New York to attend Cornell University in Ithaca. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Biochemistry, a 4....

Santiago was born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela and spent much of his childhood dreaming of becoming a scientist, or a writer, or both, thanks to a healthy diet of science-fiction. He continued to develop his dual passions at the University of Texas at Austin where he was a Health Science Scholar...

Sarah grew up in Boston and attended both college and graduate school at MIT. She became interested in physics with her first exposure to astronomy and now studies the interface between quantum theory and gravity as a research fellow at the Center for Theoretical Physics at MIT.

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Most law school students probably couldn’t tell you about the series of summers they spent assisting with research in a plasma physics laboratory, but Sarah knows her journey to Harvard Law School was atypical. She studied physics at Harvard College, graduating magna cum laude and with high...

Scott currently works at Google, where he is helping build a new team targeting the needs of small businesses that struggled during the pandemic. Prior to Google, he spent time working as a management consultant and as a semi-professional poker player. He attended Cornell University where he...

As an identical twin, from a family with two sets of identical twins, Sean grew up in a collaborative and lively environment, where he cultivated his love of mentoring. Sean attended Cornell University, majoring in Chemistry, minoring in Biology, and graduating with distinction in 2015....

Shaq was born in the midst of a snowstorm in the Bronx, where he lived just long enough to become a Yankees fan before moving to South Florida. He grew up in Wellington, FL until he moved to attend college at Duke University. During his freshman year, he wrote a 20-page paper about the drug LSD...

Shefali was born in New Delhi, India and grew up in southeastern Michigan. In 2017, she graduated from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (Go Blue!) with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies, focusing on Global Environment and Health, and Spanish Language and Culture. Shefali received...

Shyam grew up in Los Angeles, and completed his undergraduate degree in Neurobiology at Washington University in St. Louis. While at Wash U, he conducted research on the role of serotonin signaling in early brain development, and served on the university’s Board of Trustees. He graduated magna...

A yinzer (Pittsburgher, for those who don’t speak Pittsburghese) born and raised, Sonya is a recent graduate from the University of Pittsburgh. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a BS in Neuroscience and a BA in History and Philosophy of Science as well as minors in Spanish...

Stephanie grew up in a small beach town on Long Island, NY. She moved up to Boston to attend college at MIT, and has been in Boston ever since. At MIT, Stephanie majored in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and joined a lab where she worked on several Alzheimer’s disease research projects. Stephanie...

Stephen grew up in Columbus, Ohio, where he first discovered his love for teaching as a swim instructor in high school. He stayed in the Midwest to attend the University of Notre Dame on a full scholarship as a Joyce Scholar. There, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with...

Suleman has lived in over 15 cities across the world and has found his home in the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley in 3 years with a major in integrative biology as departmental valedictorian. Research has been Suleman’s...

Sumit made his first website in elementary school, and wrote software for NASA’s Eclipse Web Site shortly thereafter in high school. He was inspired to study engineering, in large part due to his leadership in his high school FIRST Robotics team in suburban Maryland. His bachelor’s degree is in...

Tarun grew up fascinated by the natural world – he would spend hours at the local park in his hometown of McLean, Virginia watching ants crawl on the sidewalk or water babble over stones and wonder how and why they were like that. His intrigue with the world drove him to attend MIT and study...

Tiwa graduated from Yale University with a BS in biomedical engineering with a focus on tissue engineering. As an undergraduate, she volunteered at a soup kitchen, performed cardiac tissue engineering research, built a website aimed at reducing health disparities, sang with a gospel choir,...

Viemma attended Rutgers University-New Brunswick for her undergraduate schooling, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. She double majored in Public Health and Biological Sciences, graduating summa cum laude. During her time there, she was granted membership into the Alpha Epsilon...

Though Vyom was born and spent his early childhood in New Delhi, India, he subsequently spent the majority of my life in central New Jersey. He attended Rutgers University, double majoring in Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Psychology, graduating summa cum laude (4.0 GPA) and Phi Beta...

Weike, pronounced Why-Key, was born in Nanjing, China but spent her childhood in Australia, Canada and America. She is fluent in both Chinese and English. In high school, Weike completed an International Baccalaureate program (scoring 7’s on advanced English, math, chemistry and physics) and...

Will is from the coastal town of Cape Elizabeth, Maine.  He attended Bowdoin College where he graduated with honors in neuroscience. He now works in ophthalmology research at Boston Children’s Hospital where he studies many different forms of pediatric blindness and has co-authored multiple...

Yiping was born in Tangshan, China, but then grew up in seven different places in the United States. Because of this, she’s developed a deep appreciation for community, different cultures, and diverse cuisines. Yiping recently graduated MIT with a degree in Biology. During college, she spent...

Zinan grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and is currently a MD-PhD candidate at Harvard Medical School. He graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a BA in chemistry with certificates in neuroscience and global health and health policy. Based on his undergraduate thesis and exceptional...