Statistics & Probability

Our statistics and probability tutors are doctoral candidates and PhDs. Our team also includes a small number of tutors, including MD and MBA candidates, who use statistics in the context of specialized fields. We help students master the fundamentals of statistics and probability: basic probability models, combinatorics (combinations and permutations), random variables, discrete and continuous probability distributions, statistical estimation and testing, confidence intervals, and linear regression. Whether you are encountering statistics for the first time, or you are looking for graduate level assistance in a specialized field, such as biostatistics or stochastic processes, we can help you.

Popular Subjects: Introductory Statistics, Business and Financial Statistics, Biostatistics, Time Series Analysis and Forecasting, Stochastic Processes, Probability
Tests: AP Statistics

Statistics & Probability 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...

Adi is currently a first-year student at Harvard Medical School. He graduated from the University of Michigan with degrees in business administration and bio-molecular science. At college, Adi led study groups for organic chemistry, and was a teacher’s assistant for a MBA-level statistics course...

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...

Amit hails from the Buffalo, New York area and is happy that the local area code matches his birthday (716). His love affair with mathematics started at a young age and he continued this journey at Yale University, where he graduated with a double major in Mathematics and Economics. Post Yale,...

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...

Andrew was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee where he was best known for driving an orange VW Beetle. After graduating magna cum laude with a BBA in Finance from The George Washington University in D.C, he went to work for Apple. While there, he fell in love with research and Economics, so...

Andrew recently earned an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, majoring in Marketing and Operations, and an M.A. in International Studies from the Lauder Institute.  At Wharton, Andrew published an article on Russian grocery chains, served as Lauder Student Advisory Board...

Andy is originally from the Bay Area, but moved to Boston for college when he got tired of the sun. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from MIT in math and physics and spent his time outside of class conducting research in probability theory and teaching computers how to play poker. After...

Anna grew up right outside of Boston, where she spent the better part of her childhood obsessed with learning foreign languages. She continued to develop her passion for language while attending Harvard College, and graduated magna cum laude with an BA in linguistics. Anna is currently pursuing...

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...

Arian is originally from Potomac Maryland, 20 minutes outside of DC. He is a big numbers guy, with experience across a variety of fields in the industry. After he graduated high school, he attended the George Washington University. He spent his first 2 years finishing pre-med coursework and...

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Ava is currently a PhD candidate in Organismic Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. She graduated magna cum laude from Cornell in 2012, majoring in Biological Sciences, with a concentration in neurobiology. In college, she served as a Biology Student Advisor, wrote for a student...

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...


Ben is a doctoral student in Economics at the University of California at Berkeley. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Ben graduated Magna cum Laude with Highest Honors and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard with an AB in Applied Mathematics in 2014. Ben’s senior thesis was awarded the...

Brian was raised in sunny California in the heart of Silicon Valley. In high school, he bounced between studying biology, architecture, and product design, and ultimately ended up doing a research project on worm lengthening that led to his lifelong fascination with RNA. He attended Stanford...

Bryan grew up in Fremont, a suburb of San Francisco, where he discovered his love for solving problems.  He found that there were plenty of problems to solve in economics, so he went on to Brigham Young University, where he earned his BA in economics and his BS in mathematics, and graduated cum...

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. 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...

Catherine grew up in the greater Boston area but her passion for challenges and the international community led her to Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany for her Bachelor’s. In the very first semester of her three years in Bremen, Catherine plunged headfirst into the world of research....

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...

Connie grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, loving the mountains in her backyard and powdery snow each winter. She moved to the northeast to attend Harvard where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude with a BA in neurobiology and a secondary in global health and health policy. After...

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....

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...

Daniel is currently a medical student at NYU School of Medicine, but is originally from the quaint and scenic town of Guilford, Connecticut, where he developed his love for hiking and the outdoors. Prior to medical school, Daniel attended Brandeis University, where he earned his BS in...

Danielle grew up in Northern New Jersey where she attended a science and technology high school. She then continued her studies at Cornell University, earning a degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering and a minor in business. At Cornell, Danielle was the Chemistry Team Lead for the twice...

David grew up in Boston, Paris, and Jerusalem.  He started teaching at age eight, tutoring a friend in French for 10 cents an hour, and hasn't stopped since!  David attended the University of Chicago where he majored in Mathematics and earned his room and board by tutoring high school and...

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...

Dennis was born in Leningrad (Now St. Petersburg), Russia. He moved to the US when he was young and grew up in Boston, MA. Dennis attended Northeastern University and spent several years working for a large supply chain management firm in Boston, Chicago and New York, before attending the Tuck...

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Di was born in China and grew up in Canada and the United States. From an immigrant family, Di is intimately familiar with the challenges of learning a new language, adapting to a foreign culture, and navigating the complex system of college admissions. Di received a BS in Mathematics, BA in...

My name is Diego, I am an economics PhD student at University of Sussex in the UK. I started my doctoral studies at University College London, where I also did a Master’s in Economic Policy in 2014. Prior to that I completed another Mater’s in Economics and Philosophy at the London School of...

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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...

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...

For as long as she can remember, Liz has always loved traveling, puzzles and art. Out of a desire to understand the world and its inner workings, Liz pursued a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Tufts University graduating Magna cum Laude. She completed her thesis on developing a biosand...

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...

Emily graduated summa cum laude with a BA in mathematics and a minor in economics from Dartmouth College. After graduating from Dartmouth, Emily worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as a Research Assistant for two years. While there, she worked on research and Fed policy related to...

Emily has always had a love of learning. She enjoyed coming early to elementary school for French lessons and math club, asked her middle school math teacher for extra homework, and was the valedictorian of her high school class at Northfield Mount Hermon. She graduated from Princeton University...

Eric is a doctoral candidate in the Urban Planning program at Columbia University.  Growing up in New York and commuting to high school and Mets games on the subway shaped his research interest in transportation networks and urban form.  Prior to enrolling at Columbia, he earned a Master’s...

Eric spent the first eighteen years of his life in Cleveland, but since then has lived in five different countries.  He went to college at the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied History & Political Science and studied abroad his junior year at Sciences Po in Paris.  Eric then...

Ernesto was born in Albania, but grew up in upstate New York. Ernesto went to Harvard, where he developed a love for economics and the economists’ lens on the world, ultimately concentrating on this field. He also found statistics to be incredibly useful, and devoted much of his coursework to...

Evan Mullen grew up at the end of a dirt road in bucolic Vermont, where his work ethic took shape via innumerable hours spent stacking wood. He majored in Humanities with a focus on French history and literature at Yale, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He then promptly moved to...

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...

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...

Harish Vemuri is a JD candidate at Harvard Law School. He was previously a Consultant in Bain & Company’s Los Angeles office. He joined the firm in 2013 and worked primarily on strategy cases across the utilities, healthcare, gaming, financial services, apparel, and private equity sectors. ...

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...

Ian has a passion for education. He grew up in East Windsor, NJ and earned his BA in Economics from Bucknell University. After graduating from Bucknell, Ian relocated to New Orleans, LA, where he worked as a teacher and administrator in public and charter schools. Ian has had great success in...

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 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 Columbia...

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...

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Jim grew up in and around New York City thinking he’d spend his life as a musician. That all changed when he went to Oberlin and discovered that he loved math and economics, much to the chagrin of his music playing self. He earned his BA from Oberlin with High Honors in Economics and a minor in...

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...

Jodi grew up in Hollywood, Florida.  She attended Nova High School, where she graduated as valedictorian of her class, winning several national mathematics awards along the way.  Her aptitude for all things quantitative landed her at MIT, where she pursued degrees in Computer Science 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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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...

Josef graduated from high school with a 3.9 GPA and enough credits from Advanced Placement (AP) exams to skip an entire year of college. This allowed him to complete a five-year combined BA/MA program in Economics at Boston University. He also completed a comprehensive minor in Sustainable...

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...

Lenka has always had a sense of curiosity which she quenches through travel to places such as New Zealand, and working on exciting cellular biology research projects. She majored in biology at Elon University where she was able to design her own undergraduate research project studying the...

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

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 is from Westchester, NY and he continually laments not having grown up in New York City. Marc attended Cornell University where he became acquainted with every library the campus had to offer. He graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Labor Relations and a minor in Economics with honors....

Margaret is currently a fourth year student at Harvard Medical School, and will be graduating in 2019. She graduated with distinction in 2013 from Stanford University with a B.A. in Human Biology and Honors in Ethics. She was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa upon graduation and honored with a...

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...

Mary is originally from Kenosha,Wisconsin. She attended Dartmouth College where she majored in Biology with a concentration in Genetics and minored in Theater. After college, she was selected as a Richard D. Lombard Public Service Fellow and spent a year working with a non-profit organization...

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...

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...

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...

Miles grew up in upstate New York, in a mountain town with only one stoplight. After eighteen years of hiking and skiing across the Northeast, he attended Johns Hopkins, majoring in Chemical Engineering and Economics. He swam on the Varsity team and worked in an algae biofuels laboratory, trying...

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...

Mollie grew up 20 minutes outside of Washington, D.C., which likely explains how she only recently realized that not all museums are free.

She graduated from Duke University, where she received a BS with high distinction in computer science, and a BA in mathematics. After college, Mollie...

Nadia is a mixed product of northern New Jersey, upstate New York, and Moscow, Russia. She graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University, where she double-majored in English and Psychology. She eventually received her PhD in Developmental Psychology, also from Cornell. Her work has received...

Nick is just your typical kid from Westchester, NY. After living the dream as a peewee ice hockey player, he moved to North Carolina for college. He finished summa cum laude at Wake Forest University in philosophy. After he submitted his graduate school applications, he took 8 months exploring...

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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Rachel was born in Chicago, but grew up mostly in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan and graduated with a BA from the Psychology Honors program. After college, Rachel moved to Tanzania, East Africa for a year, where she worked as the office manager at a primary school...

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...

Sahin is an experienced professional in the field of quantitative finance. He has M.S degree in mathematics from NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. He is currently working as a Vice President at one of the largest asset management firm. His main focus is modeling and implementing...

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...

Samara joined Cambridge Consulting in the fall of 2018. After receiving a BBA from The George Washington University in Finance and Communication, Samara worked as a management consultant for four years at Deloitte Consulting. Samara has spent the last two years completing her MBA at Columbia...

Sanjay hails from outside West Philadelphia (born and raised). He fell in love with economics at Harvard, graduating with high honors and Phi Beta Kappa. Shortly after a brief stint working for Freakonomics co-author Steven Levitt and considering a life of regular deep dish pizza in Chicago,...

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...

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.

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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....

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...

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...

Samara worked as a management consultant for four years at Deloitte Consulting after receiving a BBA from The George Washington University in Finance and Communication. She has spent the last two years completing her MBA at Columbia Business School. After graduation, she is returning to Deloitte...

Tahseen originally wanted to become a genetic engineer, spending his summers in high school splicing zebrafish genes in an attempt to better understand early kidney development (and of course, to watch them glow green). However, after taking an enthusiastically-taught calculus class his senior...

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Tim recently earned a Master’s degree in Economic Policy from the University College London (UCL) (ranked #1 by the UK’s Research Excellence Framework and #16 globally for economics and econometrics), focusing on health economics, time series econometrics, macroeconomic policy, and applied...

Tushar originally hails from the great suburbs of Northern Virginia. After a brief stint at a small technical college known as MIT, he graduated with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in four years. He is currently an M.D./Ph.D. candidate in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (...

Zack is originally from Northwest Baltimore, 20 minutes outside of the city, and is a fan of both Ravens football and crab cakes, just as the movie “Wedding Crashers” astutely predicted. Zack graduated with a BA cum laude in Economics and a Foreign Language Citation in Catalan from Harvard...

Zeshan is originally from Hyderabad, India, and naturally, he grew up recognizing that Hyderabad biryani is the best dish in the world. After falling in love with research in high school as a Repperger Fellow, Zeshan attended Stanford, where he completed his BS and MS in Computer Science (Award...

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...

Born in Poland and having attended high school and college in the United States, Zuzanna has spent most of her life with a foot in each country. She graduated from Columbia University in 2013 with degrees in statistics and linguistics; she is now a 5th year PhD student in linguistics at Harvard...