Psychology

Our psychology tutors are doctoral candidates and PhDs in the fields of clinical psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and developmental and social psychology. They work closely with the top scientists in the field and are on the cutting edge of the scientific research community. Our team also includes MD candidates, MDs, and MD-PhDs. We work with high school, college and graduate level students on a broad range of courses and projects including statistics, research methodology, the history of psychology and current topics in psychology. We are also available to help more advanced students with intensive projects such as experimental design and theses. For those students looking for help with standardized tests, we have tutors who specialize in teaching the AP Psychology exam and the Psychology GRE Subject Test.

 

Popular Subjects: Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Abnormal Psychology, Social and Developmental Psychology, Psycholinguistics
Tests: AP Psychology, Psychology GRE Subject Test

Psychology Tutors

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...

Alex is a current medical student at Columbia University and a recent graduate from UCLA. As a student at UCLA he played club water polo and worked as a wilderness guide, leading camping, backpacking, rock climbing, and canoeing trips across California. Having grown up in Southern California, he...

Ever since Ali was young, she has been drawn to the world of science and medicine. She graduated from Boston College cum laude as part of the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program with a major in Biology and a minor in Medical Humanities. Following her undergraduate studies, Ali worked...

Alex received her BA in Clinical Psychology from Tufts University, where she discovered her love of psychology. After earning her degree, she became a clinical research coordinator at Massachusetts General Hospital, working on a randomized clinical trial of Deep Brain Stimulation for treatment-...

Growing up bilingual in Mandarin Chinese and English, Alice has a deep love for learning languages and has studied five languages so far, not counting two Chinese dialects. Her interest in languages and linguistics grew into a fascination with the brain and its cognitive abilities, which led her...

Alison grew up in Concord, MA, known for its literary and revolutionary history (Henry David Thoreau inspired the name of her first dog Walden). Alison has always loved reading and writing; at Brown University, she studied Comparative Literature and Italian Studies. While studying abroad for a...

Amanda started down the road of becoming a professional educator in fifth grade when she was selected by her teacher for the school’s Kindergarten Reading Buddy Program. She became instantly enamored with her tiny, hilarious buddy and with the joy that comes from helping others to learn. She...

Anahid’s fervor for human development began as an undergraduate at UC Berkeley, where she received her Bachelors degrees in both Psychology and Public Policy. She intertwined the study of human development from a micro intrapersonal perspective in psychology, as well as a macro organization...

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...

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...

Arting was born in Taiwan, but spent her high school and college years in California. She graduated summa cum laude from UC Berkeley with degrees in business and psychology, and while there, was especially passionate about competing in case competitions. She was captain of the team at Berkeley...

Raised in New York, Ashleigh attended Amherst College and graduated magna cum laude with an honors degree in psychology and English.  After college, Ashleigh pursued two years of clinical neuroscience research at Harvard Medical School, studying the neurobiological underpinnings of...

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....

Avani grew up in Minnesota and attended the University of Pittsburgh for undergraduate, where she was a Chancellor’s Scholar and graduated summa cum laude with a BPhil in Neuroscience and minor in Spanish. While at the University of Pittsburgh, she co-founded a chapter of a non-profit...

From the sunny tropics of Puerto Rico, Brenda Marin Rodriguez developed a vibrant curiosity for the natural world from an early age. She left the Caribbean in 2008 to study science and theatre at the University of California-Davis.  While earning her bachelor’s, she quickly became immersed in...

Brielle was born and raised in Brooklyn, where she remained for high school at Brooklyn Technical High School and college at CUNY Brooklyn. At CUNY Brooklyn, Brielle majored in Psychology and minored in Chemistry. She finally escaped Brooklyn when she made the big move uptown to start medical...

Brittany started her career in science at Providence College as a member of the Liberal Arts Honors College. She was one of six biology majors accepted into a Neuroscience Certificate Program, a program that merged her interest in both biology and psychology. She spent 3 years in the...

Cait was born and raised in Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love. After attending events on Penn's campus and at the Kelly Writers House throughout her childhood, her dream of receiving a Penn education became a reality when she studied for and received her Bachelor's degree in Biological...

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...

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...

Christina is a postdoctoral fellow and instructor in the Section of Community Behavioral Health at Rush University Medical Center. She received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology with a minor in civic engagement from UCLA. She graduated with her MA/PhD in clinical-community psychology from...

Christine was born in Germany (Hamburg—making her a Hamburger), lived in Canada, but mainly grew up in the Bay Area of California. She went to Yale University for undergrad, where she majored in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta...

Connor is a cofounder of an upcoming cryptography software project and the sole proprietor of a novel-in-progress. He grew up in Wyoming—his true loyalties are with the forests of the Snowy Range and the rock formations of Vedauwoo. He graduated from Duke in 2012 as an Angier B. Duke Memorial...

Daniel double-majored in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology (PNP) and Economics at Washington University in St. Louis.  From there, he decided that two decades in school weren’t enough, so he pursued a graduate degree in psychology.  In December 2017, he earned his Ph.D. in Psychology and Social...

Originally from the United States, Daniel spent his elementary and high school days in Zambia and Kenya. He returned to the United States to attend Harvard University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in psychology. He is now an M.D. candidate at Columbia College of Physicians &...

David is currently enrolled at NYU School of Medicine (and loving it!). Previously, he studied biology and sociology at Rutgers University, eventually graduating summa cum laude with a 4.0 GPA. Over his summers, David did research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Hackensack...

Dipal grew up in Newton, Massachusetts and attended Brown University, where she received a BS in Neuroscience. She also spent one year in Germany on a Fulbright Research Grant, studying neuroscientific mechanisms of brain development. Dipal is currently a medical student at Harvard Medical...

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 is originally from southwest Michigan, but has moved around from St. Louis to rural Kentucky before finally ending up in Boston. Hailing from a road tripping family, she enjoys stocking up on podcasts for the long drive (all 14 hours) back to Michigan to visit family.  Elizabeth is a...

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...

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 is a graduate student working on her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Harvard University. Her research focuses on trauma, particularly sexual and domestic violence, but she has experience working with patients with a wide range of serious mental illnesses including schizophrenia, bipolar...

Emma graduated from Dartmouth in 2014, Yale Law in 2019, and is currently a PhD candidate in Psychology at Harvard. In addition to the SAT, LSAT and GRE, she has taught and tutored a wide variety of subjects, from high school constitutional law to college level statistics.

She loves the...

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...

Gabby is originally from a small, yet politically and ethnically diverse town in south-central Indiana. The unique context of her hometown relative to the larger state drove her interest in studying politics as an undergraduate at Indiana University. After graduating, Gabby pursued a Ph.D. in...

Guy

Guy did his undergrad in France at the Université de Limoges where he got a Maîtrise in English Literature, with a Minor in Linguistics. He then did an MA in Classics at Rutgers University in New Jersey, in which he performed “spectacularly” on the General Exams, to use the Chair’s own words....

Hayley is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Harvard University Psychology Department working on discovering how stress, mood, and early-life experiences shape how we learn from rewards and punishments. Hayley graduated from Boston University with a double major in Psychology and...

Hayley is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Harvard University Psychology Department working on discovering how stress, mood, and early-life experiences shape how we learn from rewards and punishments. Hayley graduated with her PhD in Psychology from Harvard University, where she...

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...

Jimmy is a J.D./Ph.D. student (Sociology & Social Policy) at Harvard University. Originally from Los Angeles, Jimmy graduated from Harvard College, magna cum laude, in 2014 with a degree in Social Studies and English. Following graduation, he spent a year doing political research for David...

Joe grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia.  He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he studied Psychology (Honors Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, and summa cum laude). 

Joe has several years of teaching and tutoring experience. At Penn Joe founded and directed the...

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,...

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...

Kayla was born on a small farm in Hood River, Oregon, but spent most of her childhood traveling around the continental United States in an R.V. After settling in Phoenix, Kayla completed an International Baccalaureate program in high school and worked as a teaching assistant in an art studio....

Keri is from a farm town in Southern New Hampshire. Although she originally attended Stonehill College on the pre-med track, primarily taking classes in biology and chemistry, she made a quick switch to become a psychology major in her senior year and never looked back. In an attempt to live at...

Kevin was born and raised in Austin, Texas. He attended The University of Texas at Austin where he was in the Liberal Arts Honors program and-double majored in Economics and Psychology. He spent a semester in Washington, DC interning for the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America...

Kevin went to high school in a midwestern cornfield far from the nearest SAT administration, but managed to score 800s on his SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, and U.S. History tests, buttressing his self-esteem sufficiently to withstand a 690 SAT Math score. At Stanford University he took a BA with...

Logan grew up on a horse ranch in Issaquah, Washington. His love for swimming and for the outdoors brought him to Dartmouth College, where he captained his varsity swim team and led Dartmouth’s hunting and fishing club. His research on sleep disorders and hypertension named him a James O....

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 grew up near the mountains of Pennsylvania, graduating valedictorian of his high school class before moving to Philadelphia to study neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania. From molecular pathways and clinical studies to health policy and global health, Lucas explored the gamut of...

Lucy is currently an MBA student at the Wharton School, where she is a Forte Fellow—one of four students chosen for a merit scholarship in her incoming class. She scored a 770 on the GMAT and is on the path to achieve honors in her first year. At Wharton, she is on the Board of the Private...

Margaret graduated with distinction from Stanford University with a BA in human biology. She was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa upon graduation and honored with a Firestone Medal for a distinguished undergraduate thesis in the social sciences. She then spent two years at the University of Oxford...

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...

Melanie was born to NY parents, grew up in LA, and feels happiest when she’s living in Paris. After realizing that her favorite part of all her English and history classes was thinking about all the people (and characters), she majored in psychology with the philosophy track at Yale University,...

When Mugdha was nine years old, she successfully attempted her first surgery—on a beloved teddy bear who desperately needed a re-stuffing. Since then, she hasn’t looked back. She is an M.D. candidate at Harvard Medical School (Class of 2022) with a passion for public health and women’s health....

Nathaly was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to California when she was 7 years old. In 2017, she graduated from Yale University as an Education Studies Scholar with a BS in Cognitive Science. At Yale, she focused on combining the cognitive science of child development with education. She...

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...

Noelle graduated summa cum laude with honors from Northeastern University with a degree in Behavioral Neuroscience. While in college, she became interested in cancer research and won the national AACR Bardos scholar award and published her first book chapter on formulations...

Nora Isacoff, PhD, is a professor in the Psychology departments at both Columbia University and New York University, and a former National Science Foundation IGERT Fellow. She has many years of experience working directly with students of all ages, from elementary school through adults. Her...

Olivia Fitzpatrick originally hails from Ohio and graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University, majoring in psychology and public health. Following graduation, Olivia managed a research program and clinic at UCLA serving adolescents at-risk for suicide. Olivia is now a doctoral...

As an eldest child, Paige often wrote plays and taught her siblings how to act them out. This passion for fiction is central to her research and her love of teaching. She earned college honors at the University of California, Santa Cruz, majoring in Women’s Studies before going on to a Master’s...

Rana was born in New York City but spent most of her childhood growing up in Springfield, VA. She attended Brown University for college to study cell and molecular biology with a focus on cancer biology. While there, she conducted research into the effect of immunotherapy on inhibiting ovarian...

Sam grew up flying back and forth between Beijing and California. He graduated from Wesleyan University with a double major in Psychology and Philosophy, and as a member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. After college, he joined the Cambridge Coaching admin team, where...

A native of Raleigh, NC, Sanjay attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Morehead-Cain Scholar and graduated with a BSPH in Nutrition with Highest Honors and Highest Distinction (3.9/4.0), and Phi Beta Kappa. During his time at UNC-CH, Sanjay led the American Mock World...

Sarah received her BA in neuroscience and behavior from Wesleyan University, and is currently a neuroscience PhD student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her PhD work is focused on studying social behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Before starting her PhD, Sarah worked in...

Scarlett is a 2012 Princeton University graduate who recently moved to Cambridge to start her PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT. She became interested in all things Neuroscience during her time at Princeton, where she wrote a thesis on adult neurogenesis, the very cool phenomenon of...

Serge grew up in Oregon and has lived in the Northeast for nearly a decade. He received his BS from Yale University, double-majoring in psychology and music, focusing on violin performance. While in college and in the years immediately following, he was a scientific researcher, working with...

Sheri discovered her love for learning in the fourth grade when she starting reading a book a week… which became a book a day by the time she graduated high school on Long Island as valedictorian. Knowing she wanted to keep learning about everything she could, Sheri attended Wesleyan University...

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...

Born in California, Stacie spent most of her childhood in Taiwan before moving to New Hampshire. Graduating from high school one year early, Stacie attended MIT, where she majored in biology, with minors in music and the brain and cognitive sciences. During her college years, Stacie was an...

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...

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...

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...

Terry is from revolutionary Lexington, Massachusetts, where he grew up marching in parades as a minuteman until he was old enough to think better of it. He attended Amherst College, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with degrees in English and French. His thesis on medieval...

Tim was born and raised in lovely Laguna Beach, California. He graduated summa cum laude, with Highest Honors in Politics, from the University of California, Santa Cruz. After graduation, he headed East to study for a PhD in Political Science at Brown University. And though he misses California...

Veronica grew up outside of Boston and is all too familiar with New England’s indecisive weather and distinctly passionate sports fans. She graduated from Boston University with a BS in Neuroscience. After college, she worked at Massachusetts General Hospital as a research coordinator on a...

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...

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...