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Brian K

Portland, ME

SAT Instructor And Jack Of All Trades



Hello! My name is Brian, and I am a highly experienced tutor ready to help you improve your abilities with a wide range of academic subjects and tests (PSAT, SSAT, SAT, Praxis, GRE). As a dual-certified English and Social Studies teacher, and with six years of experience working with students in every form of academic setting, I'm versed in a wide range of instructional methods to ensure that you improve your understanding of any material. With jobs ranging from being an SAT coach for a regional non-profit, to being the Lead Teaching Assistant for an intensive college-prep summer program, to my current classroom teaching position, my specific focus is in helping students of every background get to college.
My focus is on meeting you exactly where you are and working with you to build the skills that you as an individual need to succeed. Whether you're in need of assistance with your classes or looking to be challenged with advanced and accelerated material, I will assess your skill level and work with you from there. This holistic approach has allowed me to produce significant results from all sorts of students, and I am fully confident that I'll be able to help you no matter what your needs are.


B.A. English and Economics, Bowdoin College

Subjects of Expertise

Reading, Writing, Statistics, U.S. History, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT English, ACT Science, SSAT, PSAT, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Pre-Calculus, Grammar, Vocabulary

1 Tutorial by Brian K

What Teachers Can Learn from Designers

What Teachers Can Learn from Designers

As any teacher or tutor can tell you, the development and implementation of a curriculum is hard. Planning out the sorts of goals and quantifiable outcomes you want and defining effective ways to get there with your students requires a great deal of foresight and abstract thinking. What will students get out of this activity that they couldn’t get from other activities? Am I …