Margaret J.

Margaret J.


Harvard Graduate and SAT Tutor with a Decade of Teaching Experience

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Studied at Harvard University

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Works at Harvard Tutors

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I tutor full-time so I have a very flexible schedule. I can work around your activities and commitments.

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Margaret’s SAT Qualifications

Coaches professionally

Scored a 1590 on the SAT

100+ people coached for SAT

Margaret has helped clients achieve these scores on the SAT

1140 - 1570

Welcome to my profile! I'm a pre-medical student, tutor, nutritionist, and entrepreneur with a passion for helping students succeed. With over 9 years of experience as the Founder and Head Tutor at Harvard Tutors, I have coached 400+ students to achieve their SAT goals. As a high school student, I scored 1590 on the SAT and received admission offers from all of the Ivy League colleges I applied to (Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, U Penn). I graduated from Harvard College with a BA in English in 2014. I'm proud to say that my students themselves have raised their scores 350+ points, received offers from all of the Ivy League colleges + MIT and Stanford, and won over $35k in scholarships! In my past decade of teaching students of all levels, I have developed a set of proprietary SAT strategies and a unique teaching style that will make your sessions a truly fun experience! My comprehensive approach combines personalized study plans and targeted practice to help you improve your score and gain confidence. Let's work together to unlock your full potential and achieve your SAT goals. Reach out to me today to get started!

Margaret can help with:

Test Prep Strategy

SAT Writing

SAT Math

Tailored Study Plan

SAT Reading

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Work Experience

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Founder & Head Tutor

Harvard Tutors

March 2015 - Present

• Provide private, customized SAT/ACT/SSAT/ISEE/GRE/GMAT test preparation and admissions consulting to students aged 13–18+ • Supported over 400 students & families in achieving 300+ point score increases on SAT, admittance to elite college preparatory boarding schools (Andover, Exeter), Ivy League colleges, MIT, Stanford, & $15–35k per year athletic and academic college merit scholarships • Produced sustained and rapid year-on-year revenue growth, expanding client base with record of continuous referrals

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Investment Banking Analyst

Goldman Sachs

July 2014 - February 2015

• Performed in-depth financial statement analysis with data sourced from Annual Reports, 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K EDGAR SEC filings • Created, maintained, and updated large-scale company Excel models and spreadsheets, prepared pitchbooks for Vice Presidents and Managing Directors in advance of meetings and investment-grade bond offerings • Tracked corporate and market developments in the US oil & gas industry, monitoring all major US, European, & Asian stock indices, commodities, and interest rate movements; sent Daily Market Update emails and bond-issuance correspondence with Fortune 500 CEOs/CFOs


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University of California, Los Angeles

Post-Baccalaureate Degree, Pre-Medical and General Science Studies

2022 - 2025

• GPA 3.9/4.0; current student in UCLA post-baccalaureate certificate program in preparation for application to medical school • Coursework in Cellular & Molecular Biology, Genetics, Evolution, & Ecology, Organic Chemistry, Physiology & Human Biology, & Calculus

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Pepperdine University

Master of Business Administration, Entrepreneurship

2022 - 2024

• GPA 3.8/4.0; expected graduate of the Fully-Employed Master of Business Administration program, awarded $42k merit scholarship • Coursework in Quantitative Analysis, Accounting, Economics, Business Law, Information Systems, & Strategic Management

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University of Texas at Austin

Master of Science, Nutritional Sciences

2021 - 2022

• GPA 3.9/4.0; completed advanced degree in nutritional sciences in preparation for doctoral work in clinical nutrition and/or medical school • Coursework in Nutrition and Immunology, Nutrigenomics, Nutrition as Medicine, Molecular Nutritional Science, & Research Methods

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Harvard University

Bachelor of Arts, English

2010 - 2014

• GPA 3.8/4.0 | Internships: Goldman, Sachs & Co. (New York, NY) Investment Banking Summer Analyst (Natural Resources Group, Investment Grade Capital Markets), Haskell Jewels LLC (New York, NY) YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Retail Merchandising Intern • Leadership: Harvard Mozart Society Orchestra Second Violin First Chair, Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club Theater Producer, Harvard Vestis Council Runway Shows Coordinator (Eleganza & Identities), Vestis Magazine Co-editor, Harvard Project for Sustainable Development Treasurer • Employment: Harvard College Quincy House Grille (Cambridge, MA) Grille Co-manager; Make a Mind Co. (Somerville, MA) VC Research Analyst

Margaret was also personally admitted to

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    Princeton University

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    Yale University

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    Columbia University

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    University of Pennsylvania

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Margaret has helped clients achieve these scores on the SAT

1140 - 1570

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Margaret J.

Margaret J.