Murtaza Akhter

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Primary Location:
Boston, MA
Summer Location:
Boston, MA
Ivy Bound Tutor Since:
2006
College:
University of Chicago
Grad School:
Emory University and Grady Memorial Hospitals, Class of 2013
Perfect ACT Score:
36

Programs I specialize in:

  • Academic Tutoring: College
  • ACT
  • AP/SAT Biology
  • AP/SAT Chemistry
  • AP/SAT History
  • AP/SAT Languages
  • AP/SAT Other Exams
  • AP/SAT Physics
  • MCAT
  • SAT

ABOUT MURTAZA


Murtaza has taught multiple students individually and is often called back by the family to teach a younger sibling. He teaches the SAT, SAT II, and SSAT, and is the most seasoned ACT tutor in the Midwest. He also teaches multiple high school subjects and tutors for AP exams as well, and can also tutor for the MCAT. He was a consultant at Law and Economics Consulting Group between college and medical school and recently graduated from residency. He is now at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

 

EDUCATION


Emory University and Grady Memorial Hospitals, Class of 2013
Atlanta, GA

  • Awards and Involvements:
    • 2013 Overall university-wide winner of HOPE Award
    • 2013 Top Resident of Graduating Class in Overall Academic Excellence
    • 2013 Best Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resident of Graduating Class
    • 2012 Honorable Mention, Southern Hospital Medicine Conference Poster Presentation
    • 2012 Toxicology Resident of the Year
    • 2012 Georgia Tech Student Teaching Award, Spring
    • 2012 Grady Memorial Hospital Patient Recognition for Service Excellence
    • 2011 Georgia Tech Student Teaching Award, Fall
    • 2011 Georgia Tech Student Teaching Award, Spring

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Class of 2010
Chicago, IL

  • Awards and Involvements:
    • Burton Award Scholar, 2006-2010
    • Honorable Mention for the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s “Humanism in Medicine” essay contest, 2009
    • Medical Student Research Award, 2007

University of Chicago, Class of 2006
Chicago, IL

  • Major: Economics and Biology
  • Awards and Involvements:
    • Graduated with honors, 2005
    • National Scholars Honor Society, 2005
    • Dean’s List, 2002-2005
    • Howard Hughes-Lerman Neubauer Research Fellowship, 2003

Hinsdale Central High School, Class of 2002
Hinsdale, IL     

  • GPA: 5.83 / 6.0 Honors
  • Awards and Involvements:
    • Dean’s List, NHS
    • Prairie State Award, 2001
    • National AP Scholar, 2002

 

QUALIFICATIONS


SAT

  • Math 800
  • Critical Reading 700

ACT

  • Composite 36

AP

  • Biology                       5
  • Calculus BC               5
  • Chemistry                  5
  • English                       5
  • European History    4
  • Government              5
  • Microeconomics       5
  • Macroeconomics      5
  • Physics E & M          4
  • Spanish                      5
  • U.S. History               5

 

ACTIVITIES / HOBBIES


Murtaza is an avid basketball fan, and plays every opportunity he gets. When not playing basketball, he enjoys other competitive sports. He is also a politico-economic junkie and enjoys reading various journals and historical biographies. He appeared on National Public Radio during the 2008 Presidential Campaign for his foreign policy essay. If he finds enough free time from residency, he enjoys watching plays; his favorite is Oscar Wilde’s, “The Importance of Being Earnest.”

 

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