Meet Our Instructors

Here’s what truly makes Olympia Prep the best:  our instructors!  The bios below show the reason Olympia Prep students get such incredible results.

Tien : Instructor

Tien
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

Contact Tien About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: ask@olympiaprep.com

Tien is a student at the University of Oklahoma, majoring in Mathematics and minoring in Art with a focus on Painting. She is a National Merit Scholar and a member of the Honors College. Tien was Valedictorian at Yukon High School, where she participated in National Honor Society, Art Club, and Business Professionals of America (BPA). Tien worked as a math tutor for Yukon High and has volunteered at the Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany. When she's not helping students improve their grades and test scores, Tien likes to draw, play video games, practice the piano, and watch cartoon shows.

Clay : Los Angeles Branch Manager

Clay
Los Angeles Branch Manager
ACT Score: 33

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Clay moved to Los Angeles to work for an electric vehicle start up shortly after graduating from Purdue University with his degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a past student of Olympia Prep and began working at Olympia Prep as a tutor and Academy instructor following his final ACT test. Outside of working, he enjoys hiking, yoga, and exploring all of the incredible food that the Los Angeles area has to offer!

Brendon : Instructor

Brendon
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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A sophomore majoring in pre-medicine at the University of Tulsa: Brendon has been apart of the Presidential Leaders Fellowship, achieved a 34 on the ACT, and has been on Honor Roll every semester thus far. Brendon graduated from Holland Hall High School where he was awarded National Hispanic Scholar and ran Track. While not helping students at Olympia prep improve themselves and achieve their goals, he volunteers helping with children at Iglesia Palabra Redentora (IPR).

Hanna : Instructor

Hanna
Instructor
ACT Score: 32

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Hanna is a student at the University of Oklahoma class of 2022. While studying social work, Hanna also participates in an a cappella group and is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota. Hanna graduated from Bixby High School where she was president of the choir and vice president of Bixby's Tri-M Music Honor Society chapter. Hanna has worked for Faith United Methodist Church and has volunteered at the J.D. McCarty Center for Children with Developmental Disabilities. When she is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, apply for scholarships and colleges, or raise high-school GPAs, Hanna likes to crochet and watch musicals.

Melissa : Instructor

Melissa
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Melissa is currently a freshman at the University of Oklahoma where she is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Biology. She is a member of Relay for Life’s executive committee as well as ASL club. Melissa graduated valedictorian from Piedmont High School where she participated in basketball, band, key club, AP science club, and Piedmont’s philanthropy week. Melissa is an Oklahoma Academic All-Stater and Oklahoma Regents Scholar. She volunteers at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital and the Children’s Hospital. She wants to become a pediatric psychologist.

Parker : Instructor

Parker
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

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Parker Cates currently attends The University of Oklahoma in Norman. He is an active member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity studying Economics and Religious Studies. Parker graduated from Deer Creek, where he was valedictorian, a member of The National Honor Society, and received National Merritt Scholar Commended. Parker has worked for Cates Custom Fencing, Expeditions in Etiquette, Sonic Drive-in, and Walmart. When he is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, apply for scholarships and colleges, or raise high-school GPAs, Parker likes to play football and basketball, go hiking and bike riding, hang out with his Fraternity brothers, and play Apex Legends.

Steven : Instructor

Steven
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

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Steven is a student at the University of Oklahoma. While studying journalism, Steven is also a sports reporter for the Oklahoma Daily, an Eagle Scout, and a member of the scholarship committee of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. Steven graduated from Bishop Kelley, where he was accepted into the Brother Bernadine Scholars Program. When he/she is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, apply for scholarships and colleges, or raise high-school GPAs, Steven likes to watch movies and play basketball.

Angela : Instructor

Angela
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

Contact Angela About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: ask@olympiaprep.com

Angela is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Oklahoma. While studying biology/pre-optometry, Angela is also a President’s Community Scholar and is in the Honors College. Angela attended Jenks High School, where she participated in the Oklahoma All State Orchestra, served as lieutenant governor in the Texas-Oklahoma Key Club district, and graduated as valedictorian with an AP Capstone Diploma. When she is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep nail their ACT, she likes to play music and volunteer at various organizations with good friends.

Mark : Instructor

Mark
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

Contact Mark About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: ask@olympiaprep.com

Mark is a Highlands School graduate from the class of 2018. While studying Mathematics, Mark also made the President's Honor Roll while working as a Recruiting Assistant for the OU football team. As the salutatorian at the Highlands School, Mark earned National Merit Finalist honors, captained the school football team, and attended multiple mission trips to Nicaragua. When Mark is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, apply for scholarships and colleges, or raise high-school GPAs, Mark likes to play pick up basketball and spend quality time with his best friends.

Catherine : Instructor

Catherine
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

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Catherine is a student at the University of Oklahoma. While studying Letters, Arabic, and Environmental Studies, Catherine is also a Global Engagement Fellow who will be studying at Oxford this summer as well as an ambassador for the Fred Jones Jr. Art Museum. Catherine graduated from Notre Dame de Sion High School in Kansas City, where she served as captain of the dance team and sports editor of the student newspaper. Previously, Catherine taught dance classes to kids whose families can’t afford studio lessons and went on service trips to Guatemala. When she is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, apply for scholarships or colleges, or raise high-school GPAs, Catherine likes to spend time with friends, play soccer, and make crafts at the art museum.

Alexandra : Instructor

Alexandra
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Alexandra is a student at the University of Tulsa. She graduated in 2015 from Jenks High School as a National Merit Finalist. While studying French and Creative Writing with a minor in Art History, Alexandra has also spent a semester in France and completed a residency at Dairy Hollow. When she is not tutoring students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, Alexandra works as a barista and enjoys reading and listening to music.

Hope : Instructor

Hope
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

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While studying Computer Science and Math, Hope also holds positions the data teams for The Big Event and Soonerthon, two philanthropic campus organizations. Hope graduated from Marcus High School, where she was Valedictorian, traveled to state for Cross Country, and qualified as a National Merit Finalist. Hope has worked for UT Southwestern as a Research Technician Intern and Pioneer Natural Resources as an IT Intern. When she is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, apply for scholarships and colleges, or raise high-school GPAs, Hope likes to try new foods and play beach volleyball (although she isn’t great at it).

Hannah : Springfield Branch Manager

Hannah
Springfield Branch Manager
ACT Score: 33

Contact Hannah About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: ask@olympiaprep.com

Hannah is a student at the University of Oklahoma studying History and International Studies. Hannah is also a member of The Oklahoma Group and will be studying at the University of Oxford in England this summer. Hannah graduated from Springfield High School in Springfield, IL where she served as student body treasurer, drum major, and president of flute choir. During her senior year, Hannah also tutored fellow high school students in a variety of academic subjects, including algebra, geometry, calculus, US and European history, British and American literature, biology, chemistry, and French. When she is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep, Hannah enjoys being involved in campus organizations, playing intramural sports, and exploring Oklahoma with friends.

Luke : Instructor

Luke
Instructor
ACT Score: 36

Contact Luke About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: ask@olympiaprep.com

Luke is a student at the University of Oklahoma, majoring in Mathematics, Physics, and Classical Languages. He is a National Merit Scholar and a member of the Honors College. Luke attended Rossview High School, where he participated in Junior Classical League, Science Olympiad, and ran Cross Country. Luke volunteered as a math tutor for Rossview High and a mythology teacher for the Rossview Junior Classical League. When he's not helping students improve their grades and test scores, Luke likes to read, play video games, and run.

Ryleigh : Instructor

Ryleigh
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

Contact Ryleigh About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: ask@olympiaprep.com

Ryleigh is currently a student at the University of Oklahoma majoring in International Studies with a minor in Spanish. She is a National Merit Scholar and a member of the honors college as well as being involved in Camp Crimson, OU's orientation camp. Ryleigh graduated as valedictorian from Edmond Santa Fe High School, where she was a captain of the drumline, an All State choir member, and Vice President of Spanish Honor Society. In the past, Ryleigh has also taught swim lessons and volunteered both with local nonprofits and in Honduras. When she's not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, Ryleigh likes to spend time with friends, read, and spend time outside.

Julian : Instructor

Julian
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

Contact Julian About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: ask@olympiaprep.com

Julian is currently a senior student at Oklahoma State University where she is majoring in Elementary Education and minoring in Spanish. She is a member of Kappa Delta sorority, the President for the Student Union Activities Board at OSU and is a member of the Honors College. She participated in orchestra, theatre and was a yearbook editor at Casady School before graduating Summa Cum Laude in the Spring of 2016. In her free time, Julian enjoys writing music, watching Netflix, and volunteering at both the Stillwater and OKC Humane Societies.

Emily : Instructor

Emily
Instructor
ACT Score:

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Emily is a student at the University of Oklahoma. She is from Durant, OK and graduated with Honors from Durant High School. Emily is majoring in Health and Exercise Science and is currently working as a Student Trainer for the OU Football Team and as the Philanthropic Director for her Greek organization. Emily has worked for Pretty Lovely Events as an Assistant Event Coordinator and as Director of Student Volunteers for the Durant Main Street Program. In her free time, Emily enjoys volunteering with the Children's Miracle Network, Norman Farmers Market, and Expressive Movement Initiative which is a dance program for disabled children in the Norman area. She also enjoys painting and finding new places to enjoy a cup of coffee. Emily is excited to help students achieve their target score on the ACT!

Joseph : Instructor

Joseph
Instructor
ACT Score:

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Joe is currently a senior student at Oklahoma University where he is majoring in Chemical Biosciences and minoring in Psychology. He is a member of the Honors College and an active member of the ASL club and pre-med club. He participated in band and basketball all four years of his high school career in Piedmont, OK, before graduating with honors and a GPA of 4.0 in 2015, which he maintains to this day.

Thomas : Instructor

Thomas
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

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Thomas is currently a sophomore at the University of Oklahoma studying aerospace engineering and pursuing a minor in international studies. He is also a national merit scholar and an honors student. He originally hails from Northern California but spent many years in both Oregon and Iowa where he graduated from high school in 2017, 1st in his class His specialty is math, having received a perfect 800 on his math SAT and having taken Calculus I, II, III and Differential Equations during high school. He plays bassoon with the Sooner Bassooner Ensemble and was briefly a member of the OU rowing team where he was singularly responsible for capsizing a four-man boat in the Oklahoma River (he can laugh about it now). Best for Norman area or online tutoring.

Anika : Instructor

Anika
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

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Anika is currently a sophomore at the University of Kansas. She is torn between history and biology and hasn't yet declared a major but is pre-med. She is a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority, Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity, Medlife KU and volunteers at the KU Natural History Museum. She is also a member of the University Honors Program. In high school, Anika participated in theatre productions. She was also a member of the National Junior Classical League and National Honor Society. Anika graduated as a National Merit Scholar. Some fun facts about her are that she has been to all 50 states and was born in Australia. Anika likes to spend her free time binge-watching crime procedurals on Netflix, rereading all seven Harry Potter books, reading in general, writing, and cuddling with her cat.

Drake : Instructor

Drake
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

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Drake is currently a junior at the University of Kansas majoring in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology with a minor in Applied Macroeconomics and a pre-medicine focus. He is from Overland Park, KS, and graduated from Blue Valley West High School. In college, Drake is a member of the Phi Delta Epsilon Pre-Medical Fraternity, Pre-Med Society, and the Neufeld Lab in KU’s Department of Molecular Biosciences. In his free time, Drake enjoys listening to music, watching sports, and lifting weights. This past summer, Drake volunteered with Project Homecoming in New Orleans to help rebuild homes/communities damaged by Hurricane Katrina. He also volunteers at Overland Park Regional Medical Center and the Jaydoc Free Clinic. Drake is excited to help kids conquer the ACT!

Lisa : Instructor

Lisa
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

Contact Lisa About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: ask@olympiaprep.com

Lisa Zhu graduated from Manhattan High School in 2015 with a 4.58 GPA. She is currently in the University of Kansas Honor Program, studying electrical engineering with a minor in business. During her time at the University of Kansas, Lisa has served as the vice president of Self and Oswald Hall council, junior social chair of Theta Tau: a professional engineering fraternity, volunteer for Boys and Girls Club youth, and active member of her sorority. Lisa enjoys tutoring because she wants to ensure that each student can reach their full potential. In her free time, Lisa enjoys drawing and exploring the outdoors!

Yang : Instructor

Yang
Instructor
ACT Score: 32

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Yang is currently a sophomore at the University of Kansas studying Pharmacy with a Business minor. She is a member of the University Honors Program, as well as a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, a social fraternity, and Delta Epsilon Mu, a pre-heath professional fraternity. She has worked for Kumon, a tutoring center for kids K-12, and for the KU Athletics department in their tutoring department. When she is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep raise their ACT scores, she enjoys going on spontaneous road trips and eating pizza.

Matthew : Instructor

Matthew
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Matthew is a sophomore at the University of Oklahoma as a double major in Spanish and Biology. He has hopes of going into ecological or evolutionary research after he graduates. At college his is heavily involved in the Union Programming Board and is a Resident Advisor in the Adams Residence Hall. He has worked in a Plant Biology laboratory on Oklahoma grassland ecology research, and plans on researching again in the spring semester. When he is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, applying for scholarships and colleges, or raising high-school GPA’s, Matthew like to hike, knit, and spend time studying foreign languages.

Oliver : Instructor

Oliver
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Oliver is a current student at OU. While studying Linguistics, Oliveralso has joined the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and been a Small Group Leader for Camp Crimson. Oliver graduated from Westmoore High School, where he was a member of the academic team, served for more than 50 hours in NHS, and graduated in the top 8% of his class. When he is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, apply for scholarships and colleges, or raise high-school GPAs, Oliver likes to draw and relax.

Taylor : Instructor

Taylor
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Taylor is currently a junior at OU with a double major in Letters and English and a minor in Spanish. She is originally from Bettendorf, Iowa where she graduated from Pleasant Valley High School. Taylor loves to travel, camp, and spend time with her dog. On campus, Taylor is involved with OU’s Speech and Debate team and the Green Week Executive Committee, and she is a member of the Honors College. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a graduate degree in English and remain in academia. Taylor can’t wait to help you achieve your target score on the ACT!

Jason : Instructor

Jason
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Jason is currently a Sophomore at Oklahoma City University where he plays basketball and rows. His major is undecided between Engineering, Physics and Computer Science. Jason was Valedictorian of Mustang High School and earned the rank of Eagle Scout just before his 18th birthday. Jason enjoys volunteering his time at the local food bank, Manna Pantry and doing tornado cleanup. In his free time Jason likes to play pickup games at the community center, watch Netflix way too late, read and play videogames.

Jordan : Instructor

Jordan
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

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Born in Las Vegas and raised in Davis, Oklahoma, Jordan graduated from Davis High School in 2012 as valedictorian. He attends the University of Oklahoma, where he is studying Adult and Higher Education in preparation for working at a university in the near future. When he is not tutoring for Olympia Prep, Jordan works for the OU Union Programming Board, where he mentors student-leaders to help them create and execute programs impacting the student experience. Jordan is a first generation college student as is excited for the chance to help others achieve their goals and aspirations.   His strengths are finding creative and diverse ways to look at problems & creating a positive and encouraging atmosphere.

Michael : Instructor

Michael
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Michael is a student at the University of Oklahoma studying chemical engineering with a focus on biotechnology. Michael was selected as an Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Academic Scholar due to his ACT performance and currently serves as the Internal Vice President for the OU Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Michael graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, OK where he served as student council treasurer and participated in the International Baccalaureate program. When he is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, Michael enjoys going to concerts, keeping up with the latest in art and fashion, and experiencing new cultures through traveling.

Alek : Instructor

Alek
Instructor
ACT Score: 32

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Alek graduated Little Axe High School and is now attending the University of Oklahoma.  While studying Chemical Engineering, Alek is also pursuing minors in Mathematics and Chemistry and is involved in The American Institute of Chemical Engineers on campus.  Alek has worked as an instructor for the American Red Cross and as an Electrocardiogram Technician for Normal Regional Health Systems.  With several family members working as teachers and educators, education is an integral part of his family’s values.  In his free time, Alek likes to take photos and spend time at the lake with friends and family.

Clayton : Instructor

Clayton
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

Contact Clayton About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: ask@olympiaprep.com

Clayton Ingmire is currently a senior at OU studying Computer Science, Math, and Business. For High School, Clayton attended both Deer Creek and the Francis Tuttle pre-Engineering Academy. Recently, Clayton has had the opportunity to spend a year as a transfer student  at the prestigious Oxford University, and the experience gave him both a unique perspective on life outside of the US and a newfound appreciation for the rigor of Academia. Hobbies include programming projects, reading in coffee shops, building computers, and the occasional trip to the gym.

Christiane : Instructor

Christiane
Instructor
ACT Score: 32

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Christiane graduated in the top ten of her class from Moses Lake High School in 2014. She now attends the University of Oklahoma on a National Merit scholarship, studying Chemical Biosciences and English literature. She enjoys working in a structural biology research lab, advocating for mental health wellness on campus, and volunteering her time at local free clinics. After graduation, Christiane will move on to attend medical school at the University of Washington in Spokane. When she isn’t busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, Christiane likes to garden, try new pizza shops, and sing with an amateur band.

Shane : Instructor

Shane
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

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Shane graduated from Westmoore High School, where he was a National Merit Finalist and a state placer in wrestling. When he is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, apply for scholarships and colleges, or raise high-school GPAs, Shane likes to train and compete in Judo and weightlifting.

Luke : Instructor

Luke
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

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Luke is currently Matriculating to Harvard College. He is going to major in Government. Luke graduated from Casady School, where he was inducted into the Cum Laude Society, was Student Body President, and team captain of the Varsity Football team and Science Olympiad team. When he is not busy helping students at Olympia Prep beat the ACT, apply for scholarships and colleges, or raise high school GPA's, he likes to play the Bass and hangout with friends.

Rylie : Head of Instruction and Instructor

Rylie
Head of Instruction and Instructor
ACT Score: 36

Contact Rylie About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: ask@olympiaprep.com

After graduating at the top of her class at Flower Mound High School in 2014, Rylie Turrentine is now studying Chemical Engineering and Spanish at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. She recently enjoyed the wonderful opportunity of spending a semester abroad in Arezzo, Italy, through the Engineering program at OU, amplifying her love of foreign cultures and historic engineering feats. Rylie tutored throughout high school and now into her college career, and she has always had a passion for assisting others to achieve their greatest goals. Outside of the classroom, Rylie plays piano and volleyball and actually thoroughly enjoys long walks on the beach.
 

Samuel : Instructor

Samuel
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

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Samuel is a senior Petroleum Engineering student at the University of Oklahoma. During Sam’s first year he was invited to join the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the honor fraternity Alpha Lambda Delta. During Sam’s collegiate career he has made the Dean’s list, participated in undergraduate research, tutored numerous subjects, and competed for OU on the Speech and Debate team. Samuel’s hobbies include building PC, reading murder mysteries, learning to code, playing chess, and weight lifting. Samuel’s passion is imparting his knowledge to anyone willing to learn. He understand the pressure students are under and believes he can help any student unlock their potential and achieve academic excellence!

Josh : Instructor

Josh
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Josh VanAuken graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest in 2014. Josh has a select few hobbies that boil down to cars and movies, ideally in conjunction. He considers himself to be the odd one out among his siblings since the three of them haven't even reached middle school yet (ages 9,10,11), but loves it nonetheless! Josh is currently a sophomore at KU pursuing a math major and is a TA in math courses. Hopefully all the math pays off some day when Josh makes it in the automotive industry.

Yen : Instructor

Yen
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

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Yen-Yen is currently attending the University of Kansas. He is a biology  major  wishing to pursue a career in forensic science. He graduated Shawnee Mission Northwest high school with a 4.11 GPA where he was an honor roll student and AP Honor scholar.  He has volunteered for over a thousand hours at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. In his free time, he enjoys experimenting with food and doing martial arts.

Brian : Instructor

Brian
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

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Brian is a sophomore student at the University of Oklahoma. He is a Chemical-Engineering Pre-med major, and is pursuing a medical career. He grew up in Northern Wisconsin, played on a State-Championship soccer team, graduated number one in his class in 2014, and was awarded Math and English student of the year. Brian was an AP Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society, as well as a National Merit Scholar, and participated in NASA research. Always up for anything, Brian currently works as a resident advisor and a Dean’s Leadership Council engineering mentor, helping students succeed every day. He is very enthusiastic about collaborating with students to build test-taking confidence and speed. When he has free time, Brian enjoys cooking, snowboarding, and ballroom dancing.

Justin : Instructor

Justin
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Justin is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he was a Computer Engineering major. He now works as a software engineer for YouVersion, the largest bible phone application in the world! He graduated as number one of his class at Piedmont High School, was valedictorian, and an AP Scholar, as well as both math and science student of the year in his senior year. He was one of the top 100 seniors in Oklahoma. In the past couple of years, Justin has served in the youth worship ministry, served on a mission trip in Mexico, and led a small group of young men, all at Crossings Community Church. Throughout high school and and his first year of college, Justin has tutored other students in many different subjects ranging from English to Calculus II and is ready to tutor a new group of students specifically to beat the ACT! In his off time, Justin loves to spend time with his close friends, play basketball, and watch the Thunder destroy helpless teams!

Aisley : Instructor

Aisley
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Aisley is currently a student at the University of Oklahoma studying Biology Pre-Medicine (Boomer!). She plans to eventually go to medical school and specialize in dermatology, so that she can correct complexions for people everywhere. When not hanging out in the laboratory, Aisley likes to take exercise classes at the gym and cruise Pinterest. Aisley graduated from Enid High School as Salutatorian in 2014 and is a National Merit Scholar. She currently works for the OU Information Technology Store on campus, in addition to being president of Kappa Phi and participating in reading groups and the German Club. Fun fact: Aisley got married this summer, and is excited to move to San Antonio with her husband and their cat Rugby after she graduates in December.

Shelby : Instructor

Shelby
Instructor
ACT Score: 36

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Shelby graduated from Francis Howell High School outside St. Louis, Missouri in 2014, then it was down to Oklahoma to become a Sooner. As a member of the Pre-Medical Women's Society and Medical Ethics group, Shelby hopes to become a doctor one day, but not before she studies abroad for a second time in Spain. When she is not studying, Shelby likes to play tennis, cook, and go to the movies. 

Aaron : Instructor

Aaron
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Born and raised in Tulsa, OK, Aaron graduated from Bishop Kelley High School in 2013. He is currently studying math education in order to become a high school teacher. During his time at OU, Aaron has worked as a freelance math tutor for his peers and at Kumon Math and Reading as a tutor. He has also helped run the St. Thomas More campus ministry program at OU.  He currently holds a position in the LA Dodgers' player development department where he teaches Spanish to their Latin-born minor league players and helps them get acclimated to life in America. A former all-state cross country runner, Aaron also volunteers to coach a middle school team in Norman. When he is not finding new ways to explain math and working, Aaron enjoys lifting weights, reading books about philosophy, hanging out with his friends, and cheering on the Sooners/Cubs/Thunder.

Josie : Instructor

Josie
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Forever a proud Viking, Josie graduated from Lamar High School in Arlington, Texas in 2012 at the top of her class. Now a senior studying Psychology and Pre-medicine at the University of Oklahoma, she is currently applying to medical school to pursue her dreams of becoming a doctor. A volunteer of the Boys and Girls Club, she has always enjoyed mentoring others and helping them reach their full potential. When she's not lost under piles of homework, she loves watching crime dramas and crafting.

Carly : Instructor

Carly
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

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Carly graduated in the top 10% of her class from Olathe East High School in 2015. At Olathe East she was on the honor roll all four years and was involved in National Honors Society, Spanish National Honors Society and debate. She also participated in two main stage theater productions in her time at East. One of the highlights of high school for her was being a member of Dance Team. She also had the opportunity to be captain of the varsity team. Outside of school she spent most of her time studying ballet and other styles of dance. Now, she is excited to be a freshman at the University of Kansas working towards a degree in International Studies.

Trevor : Instructor

Trevor
Instructor
ACT Score: 36

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Born and raised in Lawton, Oklahoma, Trevor graduated from Lawton High School in 2013. He attends the University of Oklahoma, where he is studying Political Science in preparation for Law School. When he is not tutoring for Olympia Prep, Trevor chairs a committee in OU's Student Congress, where he focuses on helping students with academic issues. He is also a student leader in InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at OU, which has given him the opportunity to work with many service projects, such as Habitat for Humanity and Operation: Christmas Child. Trevor truly enjoys tutoring for the ACT, and hopes to see each student improve beyond his or her wildest expectations!

Lauren : Instructor

Lauren
Instructor
ACT Score: 32

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Lauren graduated from Legend High School in Parker CO, and now attends college at the University of Kansas. She is studying Applied Behavioral Science with the long term goal of earning a Master's degree in Occupational Therapy, where she wants to work with children with autism. At KU, Lauren is involved in her sorority, the University Honors Program, and serves on the coordinator board for the KU chapter of Camp Kesem. In her free time, she loves to snowboard and spend time doing things outdoors and with friends. She also loves to travel, and is looking forward to spending next semester studying abroad in Florence, Italy!

Vikas : Instructor

Vikas
Instructor
ACT Score: 36

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Vikas is a sophomore studying Chemical Engineering and Math at the University of Oklahoma. He graduated valedictorian from Central High School in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Vikas studied abroad in Clermont-Ferrand, France over the summer through an engineering program. In his free time, Vikas likes to play piano and tennis.

Megan : Instructor

Megan
Instructor
ACT Score: 32

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Forever a proud Timberwolf, Megan graduated from Norman North High School in 2012 at the top of her class. Now a sophomore studying Industrial Engineering and Management at Oklahoma State University, she recently had the amazing opportunity to travel to Honduras with Engineers Without Borders, which only furthered her desire to become an engineer. A mentor at Stillwater Middle School and the Director of Academic Achievement in her sorority, she has always enjoyed helping others learn to love learning. When she's not lost under piles of homework, she loves playing intramural sports! Whether it's 2-ball indoor soccer, inner tube water polo, or table tennis, she's got her game face on, and she's ready to go.

Bilal : Instructor

Bilal
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

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Bilal graduated from Union High School in Tulsa, OK. He was awarded distinctions such as “Distinguished Graduate” and “Oklahoma Academic Scholar”. Currently a sophomore at The University of Oklahoma, Bilal is a Pre-Med Chemical Biosciences major. He enjoys getting involved in organizations such as the Pre-Med Club, Campus Activities Council, and the Student Graduation and Retention Task Force.

Clay : Instructor

Clay
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

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Clay is a graduating senior from Deer Creek High School, Class of 2014. He is currently in the college application process and wants to attend Northwestern University to major in mechanical engineering and entrepreneurship. During high school he has maintained a 4.0 GPA, participated in multiple clubs, and played football. When he isn't teaching students how to beat the ACT, he enjoys playing sports, wasting time on StumbleUpon, and expanding his knowledge of engineering, business, and literature.

Nick : Instructor

Nick
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

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Nick is currently a student at Oklahoma State University and will graduate with a degree in Fire Protection and Safety Technology in December 2013. After finishing school in Stillwater, Nick plans on attending OSU-OKC to pursue a paramedic degree. His eventual goal is to become a fire fighter in a large metropolitan area, such as Chicago or New York City. When not learning about fire dynamics or emergency management, Nick enjoys participating in a myriad of different intramural sports, such as basketball and flag football. He currently works in the computer lab in the college of education. Nick graduated from Piedmont High School in 2009, where he was a valedictorian and an active member on multiple clubs and sports teams. Nick enjoys helping other students learn the strategies and techniques that allowed him to reach his full test taking potential. When he isn’t busy teaching students how to tackle the ACT, Nick loves to grow in his walk with Christ, play basketball, and Thunder Up!

Nicole : Instructor

Nicole
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

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A graduate of Flower Mound High School, Nicole is now a sophomore studying psychology at the University of Oklahoma with the goal of attending medical school. Her recent trip to study abroad in Tanzania cemented her desire to one day practice medicine overseas in areas with limited medical technology. A member of the leadership team for Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and lover of dancing and all things Jane Austen, she enjoys helping others reach their full potential through tutoring and mentoring younger students.

Madison : Instructor

Madison
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

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Madison graduated from Flower Mound High School in 2014 at the top of her class and as a National Merit Finalist. She is currently studying Chemical Engineering with and emphasis in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. She plans to graduate a year early and pursue a Master’s degree. She is an Undergraduate Student Congress representative for the College of Engineering, where she is able to promote change that benefits the students she represents. She spent her summer studying abroad in Oxford, England and used that opportunity to travel around other parts of Europe as well. In her limited free time Madison likes to play soccer or binge watch crime TV shows like Criminal Minds.

Christine : Instructor

Christine
Instructor
ACT Score: 35

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Christine graduated valedictorian from Southwest Christian School in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2014. She is currently a chemical engineering and finance major at the University of Oklahoma. Over the summer, Christine was able to study abroad in China and has a new-found love for the country and culture. Back in Oklahoma she spends her time organizing OU's official day of community service, the Big Event, hanging out and studying with other chemical engineers as part of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and teaching herself and others how to play guitar.

Ashten : Instructor

Ashten
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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The valedictorian of his high school class, Ashten graduated from Moore High School in 2012. He is now a senior at the University of Oklahoma, where he is pursuing a major in microbiology and minors in chemistry and French. Ashten's future goals are to attend medical school and subsequently become a primary care physician. Apart from the volunteer work that Ashten does on campus and with organizations in the community, he is also a volunteer through the Boren Mentoring Initiative program. A brother of Alpha Phi Omega, a national coed service fraternity, Ashten has served in numerous leadership roles, including his local chapter's Vice President of Service, Blood Drive Coordinator, and National Service Week Chair. In his work abroad, Ashten was involved in a public health internship in Honduras through Global Brigades. While not working on assignments for his classes, Ashten enjoys writing poetry and reading books from the Romantic era.

Brett : Instructor

Brett
Instructor
ACT Score: 32

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Brett graduated from Flower Mound High School in 2014, and is currently studying Management Information Systems with an emphasis on Data Management at the University of Oklahoma. He hopes to graduate early and get his MBA shortly after. When he's not studying or in class, he likes to watch football and Netflix, play Xbox, and read. Brett enjoys constantly learning and expanding his horizons through travel, books, and meeting new people.

Hayley : Instructor

Hayley
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

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Hayley is a sophomore at the University of Oklahoma studying Biology and Pre-Medicine with minors in Spanish and Chemistry. She currently has a 4.0 GPA and is hoping to pursue a career primary care medicine and public health following graduation. Currently she is on the Executive Board for Global Medical Brigades Honduras at OU, as well as being part of Pre-Medical Club and Pre-Medical Women’s Society. She also spends time volunteering with Excell Hospice and the Manos Juntas free clinic, as well as tutoring students in math and chemistry. Hayley graduated valedictorian of her Wisconsin high school class in 2013 and was named a National Merit Finalist. She was president of her high school’s National Honor Society and was a three-sport varsity athlete. ACT tutoring and practice were not available at her high school so Hayley understands the importance of these resources. She is passionate about helping students get the score they want! In her free time she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.

Omar : Instructor

Omar
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Omar has lived in 3 countries in his lifetime and his interests are as varied as his passports. His time at KU have given him a diverse array of experience that includes everything from teaching physics to researching computer​ algorithms. His insatiable curiosity has opened the door to many exciting opportunities for him. In his free time he likes to play music and cook with his friends and family.

Sammy : Instructor

Sammy
Instructor
ACT Score: 32

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Sammy is currently a freshman at the University of Kansas and is pursuing a major in Spanish and Supply Chain Management with an International Business concentration. She is a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority and participates in the Global Partner's club. She graduated from Wichita East high school in the top ten percent of her class and was a member of the varsity swimming team. In her free time, Sammy enjoys frequenting local coffee shops, working out, and traveling whenever she gets the chance.

Molly : Instructor

Molly
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

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Molly is currently a freshman at the University of Kansas. She is pre-med with a major in Human Biology and a minor in Spanish. She is a member of the Phi Delta Epsilon pre-med fraternity, the KU Running Club, and Medlife. She graduated from Manhattan High School in 2015 where she was class secretary for 3 years and graduated with a 4.15 GPA. She enjoys dance, yoga, and running.

Matthew : Instructor

Matthew
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

Contact Matthew About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: matthew.ws@verizon.net

Matthew graduated from Flower Mound High School in 2014. He attended the University of Oklahoma for one year as a National Merit Scholar majoring in Computer Science. After a change of heart he decided to switch his major to Nursing to better reflect his personal goals of helping and connecting with people on an individual basis. Throughout his high school career he volunteered his time as a teacher’s aide in the Children’s Department at Live Oak Church. In addition to his college studies he is working at an optometrist’s office to gain experience and familiarity with the medical field. In his free time, Matthew enjoys rock climbing, cooking and watching Mavericks basketball.

Kevin : Instructor

Kevin
Instructor
ACT Score: 33

Contact Kevin About Tutoring Availability and Upcoming Classes: kevin.kurian@gmail.com

Originally from Oklahoma City, Kevin graduated from Casady School in 2015. He now goes to SMU in Dallas, and is studying Business. He is also tutor for middle school kids in Oklahoma City and volunteers at the Veteran Hospital during the summer. When he is not partaking in these activities, he loves playing tennis, indoor soccer, and he recently learned how to play racquetball. From tutoring, to sports, he is ready to get down to business.

Owen : Instructor

Owen
Instructor
ACT Score: 34

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Owen grew up in Wadsworth, OH and graduated from Wadsworth High School in 2014. During high school, he was captain of the tennis team and a National Merit Scholar. He now attends the University of Oklahoma where he studies Mathematics and Economics. At the university, Owen enjoys participating in intramural basketball, tennis, and football as well as frequenting chess tournaments with the OU Chess Club. Outside of school, he likes to read and paint. Owen also has an extensive background in tutoring, and he is enthusiastic about helping students maximize their potential on the ACT.

James : Instructor

James
Instructor
ACT Score: 32

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James is a senior at the University of Oklahoma, pursuing a B.A. in International Studies with a minor in Arabic and a B.A./M.A. in Economics. He grew up in Oklahoma City, played basketball and soccer in high school, and graduated from Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School as an AP scholar and National Merit Scholar. In addition to his studies, James has spent two years as a campus ministry Intern at St. Thomas More Church. When he isn't studying or tutoring, he enjoys reading, working out, and taking weekend trips to the beach.