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 several departmental and national honors including the Best Honors Thesis Award in Psychology, the William James Prize, the Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, and the Elizabeth Koppitz Fellowship.

Nadia has tutored and taught a wide variety of groups including traditional undergraduates, parents and young children, middle school students, and students in a correctional facility. She is passionate about increasing the accessibility of knowledge and education, and always interested in working with curious-minded students at all levels and life stages. Her specialties include statistics and research design, basic and advanced writing help/editing, psychology, and GRE or SAT test prep.

Outside of work, she enjoys sushi, traveling, and cats.

Education & Qualifications
  • Cornell University, PhD in Developmental Psychology
  • Cornell University, BA in English and Psychology (magna cum laude)
  • Best Honors Thesis Award in Psychology
  • William James Prize
  • Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
  • Elizabeth Koppitz Fellowship
  • English
  • Expository Writing
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Admissions Coaching (College)
  • GRE
  • Testimonial Citation: 
    [What did your tutor do well?] "Explaining, using time well, teaching, giving me appropriate homework. Nadia was/still has been great!"
    Testimonial Source: 
    (Claire McMann, GRE, Boston)