J.C. is currently studying at Harvard Medical School. He is from Virginia, and stayed there while working on his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering and applied mathematics from the University of Virginia (summa cum laude, Tau Beta Pi) where he developed research interests in computational bioengineering and device design. He is a Beckman Scholar and was named the Engineering Student of the Year in 2018. Before medical school, he worked as an EMT and a pharmacy technician with licenses from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians & Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.
Tutoring is one of J.C.'s favorite activities. As an undergraduate, he designed and taught a course in Oceanography and Marine Science. He served as a teaching assistant in a variety of engineering courses including differential equations, probability, statistics, groundwater hydrology, and statistical programming. J.C. also has previous experience in tutoring middle and high school mathematics in addition to standardized test preparation. He enjoys working with students to develop quantitative reasoning skills which can apply to countless different disciplines as well as MCAT preparation. Beyond the MCAT, J.C. enjoys helping his students prepare themselves for the medical school application process.
J.C. is newly Scuba certified and loves brainstorming places to explore. He also enjoys running, weight training, playing the piano, and learning new skills.