Adam R. Abel

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Primary Location:
Farmington, CT
Summer Location:
Farmington, CT
Ivy Bound Tutor Since:
2009
College:
Tufts University
Grad School:
University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine
Perfect SAT Score:
1600 (2 sections)

Programs I specialize in:

  • Academic Tutoring: College
  • Academic Tutoring: K-12
  • ACT
  • AP/SAT Biology
  • AP/SAT Chemistry
  • AP/SAT Math Level 1 & 2
  • AP/SAT Other Exams
  • AP/SAT Physics
  • PSAT
  • SAT
  • SSAT
  • Study Skills

ABOUT ADAM


I graduated from Loomis Chaffee in Windsor, Connecticut in the top 10% of my class, with a 3.85 GPA. I graduated from Tufts University in 2012, with a degree in Economics and Biology. At Tufts, I was on the executive board of “Read by the River”, a Boston literacy festival aimed at improving the academic performance of elementary school children. In 2011, I was selected as a visiting undergraduate at Harvard College, where I studied economics, biology, and organic chemistry. I have been an instructor for Ivy Bound since 2009, and have enjoyed working with students to maximize their academic success. I have tutored 71 private clients, as well as several group classes. In my time with Ivy Bound, I have developed a teaching style that stresses clarity, transparency, and accessibility. Communication is an integral part of the SAT prep process, and I welcome my clients to contact me via phone or email if they have questions about an assignment. I am passionate about all sections of the SAT, as well as math and science (biology, chemistry, physics). In the fall of 2012, I will began my studies at the University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, in the DMD class of 2016. In my free time, I love saltwater fishing and following the Boston Red Sox.

 

EDUCATION


Loomis Chaffee, Class of 2008
Windsor, CT

  • GPA: 3.85
  • Awards and Involvements:
    • AP Scholar with Honor
    • Inducted in the Cum Laude Society

Harvard College; Visiting Undergraduate, Spring 2011
Cambridge, MA

    • Focus on Economics, Biology, and Organic Chemistry

Tufts University, Class of 2012
Medford, MA

  • GPA: 3.91
  • Major: Biology
  • Minor: Mathematics

University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, Class of 2016
Farmington, CT

 

QUALIFICATIONS


2011 Ivy Bound Teacher of the Year (Under 25)

SAT

  • Math 800
  • Critical Reading 800
  • Writing 790

SAT Subject Tests

  • Physics  800
  • Math Level ll  800

AP Exams

  • Calculus BC    5
  • Physics C
    • Mechanics    5
    • Electricity     5
    • Magnetism   5

DAT (Dental Admission Test)

  • Composite Score 25 – Top 1%
  • Math   24
  • Reading Comprehension  24 (Top 1%)
  • General Chemistry  30 (Perfect score)
  • Organic Chemistry  30 (Perfect score)

 

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