Colleen is a historian by training and a passionate tutor of exam prep. She holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame, Master's degrees from the University of St Andrews (UK) and Harvard University, and a PhD from Harvard University. She currently is a researcher at Johns Hopkins, having previously taught at Stanford.
Colleen’s teaching background has focused on both classroom and individual instruction. She has designed and taught six new courses for Stanford's General Education program. At Harvard, she was a teaching fellow, where she won the Bok Teaching Award for teaching excellence every semester that she taught. A tutor since 2011, she has taught lessons on subjects ranging from elementary-school reading through postgraduate entrance exams. She especially loves working with students on test preparation, both on content and test-taking strategies.
In her free time, Colleen enjoys running, cooking, and traveling.