Tyler Hoffman

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Primary Location:
Farmington, CT
Summer Location:
Farmington, CT
Ivy Bound Tutor Since:
2012
College:
Princeton University
Perfect SAT Score:
1600 (2 sections)

Programs I specialize in:

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

ABOUT TYLER


As a recent high school graduate, I understand the difficulty of standardized testing and the college process. I am also well aware that high school students often feel overwhelmed with classes, sports, and other extracurricular activities.

I strongly believe that I can help alleviate some of this stress by teaching you how to tackle the SAT or ACT. Having recently studied for and taken the SAT myself, I am very familiar with the concepts that are frequently tested, as well as the most efficient and effective way to arrive at the correct answer. In addition, last summer I had the opportunity to step into the shoes of a “test maker” by designing ACT practice sections for Ivy Bound, so I can help you recognize common patterns and traps that many students fail to notice.

 

EDUCATION


Farmington High School, Class of 2013
Farmington, CT

  • GPA: 99.77
  • Class Rank: 1/319
  • Awards and Involvements:
    • U.S. Presidential Scholar
    • Wendy’s High School Heisman National Finalist
    • National Merit Scholarship Winner
    • Farmington High School Valedictorian
    • Big Y Paul D’Amour Founders Fellowship for Academic Excellence
    • Connecticut Coaches Scholar Athlete Scholarship
    • CIAC Scholar Athlete Award
    • Class of 2013 Most Outstanding Math Student Award
    • Class of 2013 Most Outstanding Social Studies Award
    • National Honor Society Scholarship Regional Winner
    • CT Governor’s Scholar Award
    • Harvard Prize Book Award
    • National AP Scholar Award
    • HOBY Leadership Award
    • AP Chemistry Student of the Year Award
    • Class of 2013 Most Promising Writer Award
    • Farmington Historical Society Book Award (AP US History Student of the Year)
    • COLT World Language Award

Princeton University, Class of 2017
Princeton, NJ

  • Studying Operations Research and Financial Engineering

 

QUALIFICATIONS


 SAT

  • Math: 800
  • Reading 800
  • Writing 800
  • Composite 2400 (in one sitting)

SAT Subject Tests

  • Math II: 800
  • Chemistry: 790

AP

  • Calculus BC: 5
  • Chemistry: 5
  • Macroeconomics: 5
  • Microeconomics: 5
  • Biology: 5
  • US History: 5
  • English Language and Composition: 5
  • US Government and Politics: 5
  • Statistics: 5
  • Computer Science (May 2013)
  • English Literature
  • European History
  • Physics C
  • Spanish Language

 

EXPERIENCE


Ivy Bound Test Prep
Newington, CT

  • Created word mnemonics for Ivy Bound vocabulary lists December, 2011 – April, 2012
  • Developed ACT Reading and English practice sections Summer, 2012
  • SAT and Academic Tutor Winter, 2012 – Present

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