Troy graduated cum laude from Yale, where he received his BA in Ethics, Politics, and Economics. Afterwards, Troy taught middle school math and science in Mississippi as a Teach For America (TFA) Corp Member. After TFA, Troy attended Harvard Law School, graduating cum laude and receiving four dean’s scholar prizes for his course work. While at Harvard Law, Troy spent two years working with a visiting Professor at Harvard’s Safra Center for the Ethics, with whom he co-authored a paper on behavioral ethics approaches to curbing malpractice in pharmaceutical research. Now, Troy works with an education technology startup focusing on helping all students become college ready.
In addition to teaching middle school math and science with TFA, Troy led professional development for TFA’s middle school science teachers and also spent a summer training new incoming corp members to become better teachers. Troy has years of experience editing standardized middle school and high school math tests for the Achievement Network, a nonprofit whose diagnostic tests are used by hundreds of schools nationwide. At Cambridge Coaching, Troy enjoys tutoring academic subjects and test prep, including the ISEE, SSAT, ACT, SAT, GRE, and LSAT. He also helps applicants through the process of applying to law school and college.
In his spare time, Troy may or may not fiddle around with 6 different methods of making coffee, read copious amounts of food journalism, and play the occasional indie video game on his computer.