Amanda graduated from Cornell in 2009 with a degree in Neuropsychology and a minor in Music, and spent a semester abroad in Barcelona. She has been a versatile tutor for ten years, with experience private tutoring subjects ranging from the elementary school to the college level, teaching test prep classes, volunteer-teaching abroad, and TAing both a college course and a special education class. At Cornell she was a peer crisis counselor, and as an educator is known for her ability to empathize with students and break down concepts into manageable pieces, addressing students' specific difficulties and catering to their individual learning styles; she particularly enjoys working with gifted students. She is now a musician and a Research Assistant at a Columbia psychology lab and at Beth Israel Medical Center, and plans to go for her PhD in Clinical Psychology. She specializes in Math (her absolute favorite subject), SAT/GRE/LSAT/ISEE/OLSAT test prep, Spanish, and Hebrew.