Peter Sullivan

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Primary Location:
Houston, TX
Summer Location:
Houston, TX
Ivy Bound Tutor Since:
2007
College:
University of Houston
Grad School:
University of Houston

Programs I specialize in:

  • Academic Tutoring: K-12
  • ACT
  • AP/SAT Biology
  • AP/SAT Chemistry
  • AP/SAT History
  • AP/SAT Languages
  • AP/SAT Literature
  • ISEE
  • PSAT
  • SAT
  • SSAT
  • Study Skills

ABOUT PETER


In his fourteen years as a tutor and teacher at the high school and college level, Peter has amassed a wealth of effective educational strategies. In his SAT prep sessions Peter has an up-tempo and engaging approach that drives his students to accomplish their goals.

 

EDUCATION


University of Houston, Class of 2010
Houston, TX

  • Master’s Degree: Latin American and U.S. History
  • GPA: 3.9
  • Awards and Involvements:
    • Gained accolades for his master’s thesis.
    • Research for the thesis was conducted in Houston, Boston and Buenos Aires, Argentina and dealt with the Alliance for Progress and its cultural ramifications.

University of Houston
Houston, TX

  • Awards and Involvements:
    • Summa Cum Laude

 

QUALIFICATIONS


SAT 

  • Math: 760
  • Reading: 800
  • Writing: 730

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Instructor (2008-present)
IvyBound Test Prep

  • Individualized tutoring and preparation for the SAT and ACT
  • Peter has helped improve the scores of many Ivy Bound students.

Teaching Assistant (2008)
History Department, University of Houston

  • Teaching assistant to an undergraduate course, “The United States Since 1877.”

Independent Education Consultant (2001-present)

  • Currently tutors and has taught Algebra to Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, English, Spanish (all levels), History, SAT, ACT, and the GRE.
  • As he teaches a wide range of subjects, Peter is able to build on the many insights and perspectives of his students.

 

ACTIVITIES / HOBBIES


  • Fluent in Spanish and has completed advanced course work in math and science.
  • Accomplished saxophonist and working musician. Performs in a variety of groups, composes music, and has performed on both coasts.

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