sam b
Ivy Bound Tutor Since:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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 History
  • AP/SAT Math Level 1 & 2
  • AP/SAT Other Exams
  • AP/SAT Physics
  • PSAT
  • SAT


Massachusetts Institute of Technology            Summer 2013
White Group, Plasma Science and Fusion Center
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Responsible for evaluation models of plasma dynamics and turbulence by writing and running simulations in IDL and Matlab and comparing them with data from Alcator C-Mod.

Ivy Bound Test Prep            Summer 2012 – Present

Helped children ages 8-16 to improve their performance in school and on standardized tests including the SAT, SAT Subject Tests, ELA, and AP Physics tests.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology       Summer 2011
Sadoway Group, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Summer Research intern

Performed experiments and did literature search and data analysis for molten oxide electrolysis metals refining project.



Massachusetts Institute of Technology    Class of 2016
Cambridge, MA

  • GPA: 4.6/5
  • Candidate for the SB in Physics

Horace Mann School       Class of 2012
Bronx, NY

  • GPA: 3.9/4

Center for Talented Youth
Lancaster, PA

  • Summer program run by Johns Hopkins University. Completed courses include: Astronomy, Number Theory, History of Disease, and Cryptology.




  • Math: 800
  • Reading: 800
  • Writing: 800



  • Math II: 800
  • Biology M: 750
  • Chemistry 800

AP Exams:

  • Calculus BC: 5
  • Physics B: 5
  • European History: 5



  • Programming languages: C, Python, Java
  • Programs: MATLAB, Mathematica
  • Music experience: 14 years violin, 10 years piano, 4 years voice, 5 years choral experience, 5 years orchestral experience
  • MIT Men’s Gymnastics Club
  • MIT Spinning-arts Club
  • MIT Chamber Music Society
  • Emerson Scholarship Program