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

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...

Abra grew up in Toronto, ON, Canada but decided to go across the border to MIT for college. There, she dove into neuroscience while also exploring the arts and humanities. She enjoyed rotating molecules in her head for organic chemistry, but also loved singing and dancing on stage in musical...

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...

Adam was raised in Boston and went to college at Brandeis University in Boston, where he studied Biochemistry. After college, Adam attended graduate school at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), where he studied Biomedical Sciences. Adam currently works as an analyst at a Cambridge-...

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...

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...

Ani

Ani grew up in Alabama, where he discovered a passion for mathematics, and was heavily engaged in contests (including the Olympiad). He switched gears in college where he studied health & human biology at Brown University. He graduated with a 4.0 GPA and an honors thesis about Sod-1, a gene...

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...

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,...

Ashwin is a newcomer to the Boston area after spending close to a decade in New York City. He graduated magna cum laude from New York University in 2011 with a major in Biochemistry and minors in both Mathematics and English. After graduating, he went to one of the poorest and marginalized...

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....

As a preschooler, Avanti wanted to be an astronaut. But after being the shortest kid in class eight years in a row, she realized that she may have to reach for the stars in a different way. She went on to major in physics from University of Mumbai and then get a Ph.D. in astrophysics from Johns...

Bliss was born in Montgomery, Alabama three minutes ahead of his twin brother Bright. Although entering college with 65 AP credits, he decided to enjoy a full four years double majoring in Biochemistry and Biology on full scholarship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Bliss conducted...

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...

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 grew up in Leon, Mexico. Since he was young, Carlos has always been fascinated by science. When he was 12, he migrated with his family to Los Angeles. He graduated in the top 5% of his class and moved to upstate New York to pursue undergraduate studies at Hamilton College. He is currently...

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 B.S. in Biological Engineering and 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...

Caroline grew up in London and moved to Connecticut for high school. Although she’s lived in the US for close to 14 years now, people still question her unique transatlantic accent. Caroline attended Washington University in St. Louis and graduated Magna Cum Laude with her M.S. in Mechanical...

Casey moved to New York in 2015 after earning her Bachelor’s degree in biology from the College of William and Mary. It was there, working in a lab studying hormones and behavior, that she fell in love with research and studying the brain. In addition to endocrinology, Casey has studied...

A Connecticut native, Chelsea spent her first two years of college in California as a Neuroscience major at the University of Southern California before transferring to Yale College during her junior year (a decision that baffled many a sun-deprived Yalie). She graduated from Yale in 2015 Phi...

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 City.  He attended Regis High School on the Upper East Side and did his undergrad at Columbia University.  There he majored in chemistry with a focus on organic chemistry and biochemistry.  He also extensively studied biology and physics.

While at...

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 taught calculus and writing as a member of the...

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....

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...

Derek was born and grew up just outside of New Orleans. After years of visiting the LSU as a football fan, Derek enrolled in the university to pursue dual degrees in mathematics and physics. During the summer before his junior year, he interned at Fermilab working on a particle physics detector...

Born in Albania, Dori grew up in Wolcott, Connecticut. He graduated salutatorian from Wolcott High School where he developed his love of scientific discovery through recreating famous physics experiments and participating in FIRST Robotics. Dori graduated from California Institute of Technology...

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...

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...

Edwin was born and raised in the Bay Area; he is a first-generation Latino-American and the first person in his family to graduate from college. He completed California State University with a BS in biology and then went on to receive a PhD in Immunology from the University of Chicago. He is...

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...

Elizabeth was born and raised in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon. In high school she enjoyed spending several summers working in a biomedical research lab at Oregon Health and Sciences University and decided to pursue scientific research as a career. She went on to study astrophysical sciences...

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 completed an MD and is currently pursuing a residency in internal medicine, both at Mount Sinai.

At Cambridge Coaching, Emily has focused on admissions...

Evan attended college at Johns Hopkins University, double-majoring in Neuroscience and Molecular and Cellular Biology. After graduating with a 4.0 GPA and Phi Beta Kappa, he took a research year in pediatric neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Evan currently is a medical student at...

Raised in Southern Louisiana, Faiz knows that he can always find a little taste of home by locating the nearest establishment with Tabasco sauce. Faiz graduated summa cum laude and with College Honors from Louisiana State University with a BS in Biological Engineering and a minor in robotics...

Farhan was the type of kid who fell asleep playing with his K’Nex and Legos during the wee hours of the night…and then he would resume building whatever he could imagine upon waking up.  Naturally, this drive later expressed itself as an interest in the physical sciences and engineering design...

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...

Born in China, Gordon spent a good chunk of his childhood in chilly Canada before finally settling down in sunny Southern California. Brought up in a family of healthcare professionals, Gordon naturally became interested in science from a young age. It wasn’t until his first experience shadowing...

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,...

Graham is an MD MBA student at Vanderbilt University and Harvard University. He graduated from Harvard Business School in May 2018 and will be applying for a medical Residency this fall. Prior to his postgraduate studies, Graham graduated from MIT in 2012 as member of the Tau Beta Pi Honor...

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...

Haziq grew up in San Jose, California. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University in three years with a degree in molecular and cell biology (Phi Beta Kappa). After college, Haziq lived in Bilbao, Spain for one year as a Fulbright Scholar, where he conducted research on cholesterol disease....

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...

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...

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’s first acting role was as Judah Maccabee in a first-grade Chanukah pageant. After an eight-year hiatus (during which he determined, successively, that he would become a cartographer, a professional skier, a fantasy novelist, an architect, and an award-winning poet), he rediscovered...

Jee Woong (aka JC) is a renegade scholar that inadvertently completed more degrees than he ever wished for. Armed with his extensive knowledge of the life sciences and his unwitting expertise of standardized exams, JC vows to equip the next generation with the same chutzpah he had when tackling...

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 graduated in 2017 with an MD/MBA from Harvard. He studied undergrad at Princeton University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and was honored with Phi Beta Kappa membership. He was also awarded for his thesis on designing and synthesizing nucleoside analogs in the chemistry lab.

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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...

Up until first being introduced to Donne in senior year of high school, John was firmly a science kid. In college, he began splitting his time between premed science and poetry classes at Amherst, and ended up graduating with a double major in Chemistry and English. His research focused on the...

Josie grew up in the woods of Vermont before attending Amherst College, where she majored in Economics and Environmental Studies and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She was awarded the James R. Nelson Prize for her health economics senior thesis. While at Amherst, she played for...

Karen graduated from high school as a National AP Scholar after passing eleven AP exams with mostly 5’s. At Clarkson University, she received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Political Science. She was recognized for her impact on campus through her...

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...

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...

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...

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...

As a high school student, Madhav was admitted into several combined medical programs, and he is currently a medical student at Boston University School of Medicine, through the 7-year BA/MD program. At BU, he leads several service-learning groups and conducts research in the field of...

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 grew up in the quaint countryside of Northeast Tennessee. He attended Duke University for college, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and studied Public Policy Studies with a focus on public health policy and health disparities. He received minors in Chemistry and Biology. Mark...

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...

Mason was originally raised on the outskirts of Houston, Texas; a situation towards which he felt ambivalent until discovering the cultural richness of the inner-city during his undergraduate studies in mathematics and physics at the University of Houston. Aside from delving into his research in...

Max

Originally from the Boston area, Max studied physics at Yale University. He graduated Magna cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 2014, having managed to study courses ranging from quantum mechanics to a class that covered all of Tolstoy’s major works. After college, Max started the...

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...

Melaku is originally from Ethiopia and moved to Portland, OR in 2009. After finishing up high school in Portland, Melaku matriculated to Johns Hopkins University on a full ride as a Gates Millennium Scholar. He completed his degrees in Molecular & Cell Biology and Neuroscience in May 2017...

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...

Mike was born and raised in upstate New York, where his parents taught him to water-ski shortly after teaching him to walk. He studied physics at Amherst College and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. After working as an automation engineer for two years, Mike enrolled at Harvard...

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, he was...

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...

Nicholas graduated from California Institute of Technology where he earned a B.S. in Mathematics. Nicholas grew up in Tampa, Florida where he graduated first in his high school class. During high school he completed the mathematics curriculum for a B.A. in Mathematics at the University of South...

Nicky is originally from Sugar Land, TX, to which he credits his unabashedly sweet nature and proud Texan personality (everything really is bigger there). Keeping with his obsession with food, he attended Rice University in Houston, graduating with a 4.0 GPA (Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude...

Nikita likes to say that she was raised in New Jersey but educated in Massachusetts. She is originally from a small town in northern New Jersey, and attended high school at Phillips Academy in Andover as a boarding student. She was a National Merit Scholar and went on to attend Tufts University...

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...

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...

Quinn grew up in Milton, Massachusetts, where she spent her time participating in theater and indulging her love of dogs, including more than 15 years dogsledding with her family. At Williams College, she continued to pursue theater while squeezing in a History major in addition to her pre-...

Rahul spends much of his time outside of medical school at the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program in a research lab, and he has worked on projects culminating in 3 published papers. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with majors in Chemical & Biomolecular...

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...

Rouzbeh is an MD graduate and Certified Neurosurgeon, currently working as a Research Fellow at Harvard. During his education, he has always been among the top ranked students and has won many awards as well; his most notable achievements are the 10th rank among ~450,000 students for the...

Sam grew up in the Boston area and has not been able to escape for long, as he is currently a Harvard Medical School candidate. In between, he went to Cornell and majored in Philosophy and Neurobiology, thereby focusing on topics from the neck up. He wrote his thesis on the molecular biology of...

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...

Samuel completed his BS in physics and mathematics at MIT, and his PhD in physics at the University of Connecticut while jointly a pre-doctoral fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and an NSF Graduate Research Fellow.  Following his PhD, he worked as a statistician/machine...

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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Scott attended Cornell University, majoring in Applied Economics and Management with a dual-concentration in finance and accounting. He graduated magna cum laude in seven semesters, and after a few months traveling across Europe, moved to New York to work in management consulting.

Scott...

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...

Shawn grew up in Arcadia, California playing basketball and the saxophone in the marching band. In college, he found a love for hip-hop dancing and danced in, choreographed for, and directed teams alongside his studies. Shawn graduated with a B.A. in Integrative Biology with Honors and High...

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...

Suman is a born-and-raised Californian who spent half of his high school years in India, where he taught English and math to underprivileged villagers and thus discovered his passion for teaching. Suman graduated summa cum laude from NC State University with a BS in Nuclear Engineering (Tau Beta...

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...

Viemma attended Rutgers University-New Brunswick where she received two Bachelor’s degrees: one in Public Health and one in Biological Sciences, summa cum laude. During her time there, she was award membership into the Alpha Epsilon Delta National Prehealth Honor Society and the Eta Sigma Gamma...

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...

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...

Zoe grew up in the bustling metropolis of Los Angeles, California. She attended Vassar College  where she graduated after four years with a degree with honors in Science, Technology, and Society.  While at Vassar, Zoe was a member and captain of the Varsity Swim Team for all four years.  She was...