WHO WE ARE

Collegiants is an expert test prep, academic tutoring, and college advising network based in New York City. Servicing clients in all five boroughs and in other major hubs such as San Francisco, Washington DC, and Los Angeles, we also extend our services to customers all around the world. 

"Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler."

- Albert Einstein

WHAT WE DO

Collegiants is, first and foremost, a network of tutors, educators, and advisors with profoundly deep and diverse academic backgrounds. Our tutors are professional teachers, professors, and educators who are experts in the tests and subjects they teach. In addition, the Collegiants administrative team has years of experience guiding families through the college admissions process, including diagnosing the proper exams to pursue and helping students develop their own voice in college essays. 

Let the Collegiants team help you navigate this modern academic world!

Meet Our Tutors

Christine L.

is a native Mandarin speaker, teacher, and tutor with vast international experience. After receiving her BA, she spent six years working as a recruiter in Hong Kong, Malaysia, and New York before moving into the world of Mandarin and Math education.  Christine has taught Mandarin at Trinity, Spence, P.S. 6, Brearley, and most recently at The École. She is an expert at teaching the AP Mandarin, TOCFL, HSK, and other Mandarin tests and served as one of the premier professional Mandarin tutors at Manhattan Mandarin in New York. Christine speaks five languages fluently and conveys her passion for language learning with all of her students, many of whom she has worked with for years.  

Chase C.

is a tutor and admissions consultant with over 6 years of experience tutoring AP, IB, AICE, along with standardized test preparation. He is a graduate of Northwestern University working towards an M.S. in mechanical engineering. Chase graduated high school with a 4.0 GPA along with an IB Diploma, scoring amongst the top 2% of test takers worldwide. Chase scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT, received a perfect score on the ACT, and scored a 4 or a 5 on fourteen AP Exams, earning him over 20 college scholarships. Chase prides himself in his student-centered teaching methods which focus on enhancing his clients’ understandings based on their own unique learning styles and intuitions.

Matthew C.

is a graduate of Cornell University with nearly 5 years of tutoring experience. He graduated High School with a 4.0 GPA, and is a proponent of starting the college process early, having reached his testing goals in just his sophomore year. Since high school, he has worked with students at all levels, coaching them to success on the SAT, ACT, and other tests while also providing expert academic guidance in Chemistry, Math, and English.  Matthew approaches his tutoring with a combination of both academic specificity and stress minimization that makes his clients feel more comfortable from the get go. When he is not tutoring, you can find him acting in several films, television pilots, and plays.

Dane L.

has tutored chemistry, mathematics, Latin, and test prep for over 15 years and graduated from Tufts University with a B.Sc. in chemistry. He strives to be pragmatic about the challenges his clients face, and is a firm believer in giving students open-minded options to explore at every juncture of their collaboration. His teaching style is centered around patient empathy - Dane guarantees sessions where students have the freedom to be themselves and speak honestly about their next steps. Creativity, flexibility, and optimism are the qualities he most values in an instructor. 

Ethan K.

Ethan H.

is an experienced tutor for Mathematics, Economics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics, and the SAT, ACT, and SHSAT. He graduated from the Bronx High School of Science with accolades in the Physical and Biological Sciences, awards in English and Economics, and a 4.0 GPA and is currently studying Mathematical Physics at Princeton University. By focusing on the thinking process behind standardized tests he has achieved perfect scores on multiple SAT subject tests, AP tests and a 1590 on the SAT, and helped students improve their grades and succeed into getting into their dream schools. Outside of tutoring, he conducts independent research and participates in several sports.

is a teacher and tutor with almost a decade of experience. He graduated with honors from Hunter College High School, graduated Magna cum Laude from Northwestern University, and received his Master's from Queens College, where he taught undergraduate classes and coached several students to win writing awards.  Ethan scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT, achieved a perfect score on the GRE, and scored a 790 on the GMAT. He has tutored hundreds of students on all manner of standardized tests and academic subjects, including eight students who have received perfect scores on the ACT. Ethan co-wrote textbooks on the SAT, ACT, SHSAT, SSAT, and ISEE and has trained and mentored tutors for professional tutoring organizations in NYC.