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Spring Weekly Sessions

SAT Cram Sessions

May 4th and May 5th

Douglas Busacker

Douglas is the Academic Director at Tokyo Academics and is one of our most experienced reading, writing, and test preparation tutors. He graduated from the University of Washington.

SAT Reading & Writing

with Douglas Busacker


Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST

Dates: May 5th


Our SAT Reading and Writing course delivers the concepts and skills necessary for the SAT Writing section (grammar, rhetoric, reading charts, question-answering techniques, and process of elimination) and the SAT Reading section – narrative, expository, and argumentative passages; question answering, strategically eliminating options, and time management. Students are required to either submit a recent official SAT score or take a mock test at Tokyo Academics: students scoring below 500 or above 700 may benefit more from private tutoring. Students can expect to receive 3-4 hours of homework per session.

Chris Sickinger

Chris Sickinger studied at both Duke University and the University of Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics. He was a National Merit Semifinalist and scored in the top 3% across SAT and SAT II Subject Tests.

SAT Math – Cram Session

with Chris Sickinger

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: Friday
Date: May 4th

 

Our SAT Math cram session prepares students for the rigors of the SAT Math section with key concepts and problem-solving techniques in algebra, geometry, data analysis, and higher-level math. Students will engage in intensive practice, complete rigorous homework, receive rapid feedback, and be taught best practices and test shortcuts. Students are required to either submit a recent official SAT score or take a mock test at Tokyo Academics: students scoring below 500 or above 700 may benefit more from private tutoring. 

High School Classes

March 28th through June 12th

JD Andrade

JD is one of Tokyo Academic’s veteran science and math tutors. He graduated magna cum laude in Chemistry from Brown University and conducted research at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School affiliate) in Boston under Dr. Martin Carey. After two years, he became published as a co-first author for a paper in the Journal of Physiology.

Advanced Pre Calculus

with JD Andrade

 

Class Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Days: Every Wednesday
Dates: March 31st to June 9th

 

Our Advanced Pre-Calculus course is a rigorous prep course for arguably the most challenging high school math class. Topics covered include but are not limited to quadratic functions, exponentials and logs, series and sequences, polynomials, trigonometry, conic sections, polar coordinates, vectors, and limits. Class time is devoted to individual problem solving while the instructor oversees students’ work and checks their understanding and mastery of the material. Students can expect to receive 2-3 hours of homework per session.

Tyler Kusunoki

Tyler Kusunoki currently serves as Tokyo Academics Director of College Counseling. He completed his Bachelor’s in English from Carleton College and his Masters in Education from Columbia University where he focused on the impact of individualized learning and mindset training.

Algebra 2

with Tyler Kusunoki

 

Class Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM JST
Days: Every Sunday
Dates: March 28th to June 6th

 

Our Algebra 2 course is designed to build on algebraic and geometric concepts. It develops advanced algebra skills such as systems of equations, advanced polynomials, imaginary and complex numbers, quadratics, and trigonometric functions. The content of this course is important for students’ success on both the SAT and starting Algebra 2 at school. Students may expect 2 to 3 hours of homework per session.

Elizabeth Feldeverd

Elizabeth Feldeverd graduated cum laude from Cornell University with a degree in International Agriculture and Rural Development. She earned an M.S. degree from the University of Hawaii in Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering..

AP Chemistry

with Elizabeth Feldeverd

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM JST
Days: Every Sunday
Dates: March 28th to June 6th

 

Our AP Chemistry course reinforces the knowledge and skills that students are taught at school and that they will need for the May AP Exam. The topics include, but are not limited to, atomic molecular structure, thermodynamics, stoichiometry, equilibrium, electrochemistry, and acid-base chemistry. In addition to the weekly review of academic course work, students will cover test-taking strategies specific to the AP Chemistry exam. Homework is assigned to those students in need of additional practice or upon request.

JD Andrade

JD is one of Tokyo Academic’s veteran science and math tutors. He graduated magna cum laude in Chemistry from Brown University and conducted research at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School affiliate) in Boston under Dr. Martin Carey. After two years, he became published as a co-first author for a paper in the Journal of Physiology.

AP Chemistry

with JD Andrade

Class Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Days: Every Tuesday
Dates: March 30th to June 8th

Our AP Chemistry Spring Weekly course will reinforce what students have learned in school, while filling in content gaps and emphasizing the problem-solving skills required for a high score on the AP Exam. The course will focus on the more difficult topics including molecular structure and bonding, stoichiometry, equilibrium, electrochemistry, and acid-base chemistry, all of which make up a significant portion of the exam. In addition to rigorous review and problem solving in class, students will be expected to complete a minimum of two hours of homework every day.

Emma Madden

Emma attended the University of Chicago on full merit scholarship and earned a degree in Political Science with honors. She scored in the 99th percentile on her SAT, ACT, and SAT subject tests, earned 9 perfect scores on AP tests, and was awarded a National Merit Scholarship for her PSAT performance. Emma has 6 years of experience in tutoring middle and high school students.

AP US History
with Emma Madden

 

Class Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Days: Every Tuesday
Dates: March 30th to June 8th

 

Our AP United States History course focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from US History and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full APUSH course, from the pre-colonial to the modern era. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework per session.

Tyler Kusunoki

Tyler Kusunoki currently serves as Tokyo Academics Director of College Counseling. He completed his Bachelor’s in English from Carleton College and his Masters in Education from Columbia University where he focused on the impact of individualized learning and mindset training.

AP World History

with Tyler Kusunoki

 

Class Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Days: Every Monday
Dates: March 29th to June 7th

 

Our AP World History: Modern course focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from world history and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full AP World course, from 1200 to the present. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework per session.

Emma Madden

Emma attended the University of Chicago on full merit scholarship and earned a degree in Political Science with honors. She scored in the 99th percentile on her SAT, ACT, and SAT subject tests, earned 9 perfect scores on AP tests, and was awarded a National Merit Scholarship for her PSAT performance. Emma has 6 years of experience in tutoring middle and high school students.

High School Writing Foundations

with Emma Madden

 

Class Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM JST
Days: Every Thursday
Dates: April 1st to June 10th

 

Our Academic Writing Foundations course tasks students with writing well-reasoned essays in response to prompts they may encounter on the SAT, AP, IB, and A-Level exams, as well as in their high school classrooms. The course will prepare students for standardized exams and focus on argumentative writing and rhetorical analysis. In addition to learning argument structure, word choice, stylistic devices, and grammar, students will practice timed writing (for both 25 and 50 min. essays). Students are expected to complete around 2 hours of homework per session.

Chris Sickinger

Chris Sickinger studied at both Duke University and the University of Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics. He was a National Merit Semifinalist and scored in the top 3% across SAT and SAT II Subject Tests.

SAT Math

with Chris Sickinger

 

Class Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM JST
Days: Every Sunday
Dates: March 28th to May 6th

 

 

Our SAT Math course prepares students for the rigors of the SAT Math section with key concepts and problem-solving techniques in algebra, geometry, data analysis, and higher-level math. Students will engage in weekly practice, complete rigorous homework, receive rapid feedback, and be taught best practices and test shortcuts. Students are required to either submit a recent official SAT score or take a mock test at Tokyo Academics: students scoring below 500 or above 700 may benefit more from private tutoring. Students can expect to receive 3-4 hours of homework per session.

Douglas Busacker

Douglas is the Academic Director at Tokyo Academics and is one of our most experienced reading, writing, and test preparation tutors. He graduated from the University of Washington.

SAT Reading & Writing

with Douglas Busacker


Class Time: 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM JST
Days: Every Sunday
Dates: March 28th to May 2nd


Our SAT Reading and Writing course delivers the concepts and skills necessary for the SAT Writing section (grammar, rhetoric, reading charts, question-answering techniques, and process of elimination) and the SAT Reading section – narrative, expository, and argumentative passages; question answering, strategically eliminating options, and time management. Students are required to either submit a recent official SAT score or take a mock test at Tokyo Academics: students scoring below 500 or above 700 may benefit more from private tutoring. Students can expect to receive 3-4 hours of homework per session.

Elementary School & Middle School Classes

March 28th through June 12th

Elizabeth Feldeverd

Elizabeth Feldeverd graduated cum laude from Cornell University with a degree in International Agriculture and Rural Development. She earned a M.S. degree from the University of Hawaii in Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering.

Junior Researchers Science Class

with Elizabeth Feldeverd

 

Class Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM JST
Days: Every Sunday
Dates: March 28th to June 6th

 

Our new weekly science class is focused on providing engaging, hands-on science experiences for late elementary and early middle school students. Each student will conduct a variety of biology, chemistry, and physics experiments that culminate in a poster presentation open to the TA community. Throughout the course, students will learn how to design their own experiments, safely use laboratory equipment, and communicate scientific ideas.

Hayden Mueller

Hayden Mueller received a Bachelor of Arts Degrees in German Studies and Theater/Dance from Trinity College, graduating with Honors and a 3.9 GPA, and is currently working on his M.Ed. in Advanced Teaching with a focus on the IB.

Grade 3 & 4 Math

with Hayden Mueller

 

Class Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM JST
Days: Every Tuesday
Dates: March 30th to June 8th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 3 & 4 Math class continues on with both project-based learning, engaging class practice, and rigorous homework. This season, the topics include measurement (metric and US customary units), division, and fractions. By the end of the term, students will have solidified their foundations so that they can accelerate into advanced topics in the spring. Our project this term is an escape room! As before, students will be expected to complete about 1 hour of homework per session. As they have fun, students will prepare for school and standardized tests such as the MAP, SSAT, and ISEE.

Cheryl Smith

Cheryl Smith attended a prestigious liberal arts college, Claremont McKenna, in Southern California on the Interdisciplinary Science Scholarship funded by Bill Gates. She graduated with Honors in Human Biology.

Grade 3 & 4 Math

with Cheryl Smith

 

Class Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM JST
Days: Every Saturday
Dates: April 3rd to June 12th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 3 & 4 Math class continues on with both project-based learning, engaging class practice, and rigorous homework. This season, the topics include measurement (metric and US customary units), division, and fractions. By the end of the term, students will have solidified their foundations so that they can accelerate into advanced topics in the spring. Our project this term is an escape room! As before, students will be expected to complete about 1 hour of homework per session. As they have fun, students will prepare for school and standardized tests such as the MAP, SSAT, and ISEE.

Hayden Mueller

Hayden Mueller received a Bachelor of Arts Degrees in German Studies and Theater/Dance from Trinity College, graduating with Honors and a 3.9 GPA, and is currently working on his M.Ed. in Advanced Teaching with a focus on the IB.

Grade 3 & 4 Reading & Writing

with Hayden Mueller

 

Class Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM JST
Days: Every Wednesday
Dates: March 31st to June 9th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 3 and 4 Reading/Writing course continues to support students on their English skills: comprehension, note-taking, summarizing a document, and public speaking, among other key skills. Our Saturday session will read How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rock well, and our Wednesday session will read Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater. Although the class sessions build on each other, students may join throughout the Spring term. As for homework, students should expect to complete 3-4 hours per week.

Cheryl Smith

Cheryl Smith attended a prestigious liberal arts college, Claremont McKenna, in Southern California on the Interdisciplinary Science Scholarship funded by Bill Gates. She graduated with Honors in Human Biology.

Grade 3 & 4 Reading & Writing

with Cheryl Smith

 

Class Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM JST
Days: Every Saturday
Dates: April 3rd to June 12th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 3 and 4 Reading/Writing course continues to support students on their English skills: comprehension, note-taking, summarizing a document, and public speaking, among other key skills. Our Saturday session will read How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rock well, and our Wednesday session will read Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater. Although the class sessions build on each other, students may join throughout the Spring term. As for homework, students should expect to complete 3-4 hours per week.

Deriam Chirinos

Deriam is a graduate of Harvard with over 5 years of teaching experience, scored in the 99th percentile score on the SAT, and has conducted prize-winning physics work.

Grade 5 & 6 Math

with Deriam Chirinos

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM JST
Days: Every Monday
Dates: March 29th to June 7th

 

Elementary statistics is the name of the game! In our Spring Weekly Grade 5 & 6 Math class, students will use mean, median, mode, range, and more to solve crimes alongside in-class practice and homework. Although the focus this term is on statistics, students will continue to practice skills from our Fall term and ramp up for our Spring term when we practice our most advanced topics. As before, students will be expected to complete about 2 hours of homework per session. As they have fun, students will prepare for school and standardized tests such as the MAP, SSAT, and ISEE.

Hayden Mueller

Hayden Mueller received a Bachelor of Arts Degrees in German Studies and Theater/Dance from Trinity College, graduating with Honors and a 3.9 GPA, and is currently working on his M.Ed. in Advanced Teaching with a focus on the IB.

Grade 5 & 6 Reading & Writing

with Hayden Mueller

 

Class Time: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM JST
Days: Every Monday
Dates: March 29th to June 7th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 5 and 6 Reading/Writing course continues to support students on their English skills: comprehension, efficient note-taking, formulating and expressing opinions based on the content of texts, and writing opinion pieces. Students will decide on the reading for this term: either “Holes” by Louis Sachar or “Freak the Mighty” by Rodman Philbrick. Although the class sessions build on each other, students may join throughout the Spring term. As for homework, students should expect to complete 3-4 hours per week.

Cheryl Smith

Cheryl Smith attended a prestigious liberal arts college, Claremont McKenna, in Southern California on the Interdisciplinary Science Scholarship funded by Bill Gates. She graduated with Honors in Human Biology.

Grade 5 & 6 Reading & Writing 
with Emma Madden

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM JST
Days: Every Thursday
Dates: April 1st to June 10th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 5 and 6 Reading/Writing course continues to support students on their English skills: comprehension, efficient note-taking, formulating and expressing opinions based on the content of texts, and writing opinion pieces. Students will decide on the reading for this term: either “Holes” by Louis Sachar or “Freak the Mighty” by Rodman Philbrick. Although the class sessions build on each other, students may join throughout the Spring term. As for homework, students should expect to complete 3-4 hours per week.

Jessica Kwan

Jessica Kwan attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she completed a four-year English BA in just three years. She is a demonstrated top performer in standardized tests, with 99th percentile scores on both the SAT and ACT and perfect scores in the Reading and Writing sections.

Grade 7 & 8 Reading & Writing

with Jessica Kwan

 

Class Time: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM JST
Days: Every Tuesday
Dates: March 30th to June 8th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 7 and 8 Reading/Writing course continues to support students on their English skills: identify implications, evaluate the usage of language, determine supporting evidence, and practice fundamental grammar. Through reading of The Giver, students will prepare for not only their school subjects but also standardized tests such as the SSAT and ISEE. The story is a thoughtful and original novel that examines a flawed utopian society. In the world of the book, a “Receiver” holds all of the community’s memories connected with pain, love, and desire so that no other people experience those feelings. By the end of the class, students will be able to write and present a persuasive essay on the theme of the book. Although the class sessions build on each other, students may join throughout the Spring term. As for homework, students should expect to complete 4-5 hours per week.

AP Cram Sessions

April 2021

Michael Amano

Michael Amano graduated from Bowdoin College with degrees in Neuroscience and Asian Studies. He has over ten years of tutoring and mentoring experience in educational and professional settings in the U.S. and Japan.

AP Biology

with Michael Amano

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: April 27th, Tuesday

 

Our AP Biology cram session prepares students for the experimental approach to biology emphasized on the AP Biology exam. Concepts covered include ecology, biological chemistry, cell structure and reproduction, respiration, photosynthesis, plant and human anatomy, genetics, heredity, and evolution. Through a focus on mock AP questions, students will develop repeatable comprehension, application, and time-management strategies. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Chris Sickinger

Chris Sickinger studied at both Duke University and the University of Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics. He was a National Merit Semifinalist and scored in the top 3% across SAT and SAT II Subject Tests.

AP Calculus AB

with Chris Sickinger

 

Class Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM JST
Day: April 18th, Sunday

 

Our AP Calculus AB cram session is designed to help students maximize their score by quickly and efficiently reviewing concepts typically covered on the exam. Class time will mostly be dedicated to test strategy and consistent exposure to actual questions featured on past exams. Students will be instructed on how to solve those questions and questions like them with step-by-step methods that will help them answer fully and correctly. In addition, our tutors will demonstrate how real AP Calculus tests are scored, ensuring students know how to best use their time and energy on the test. The homework assigned will feature the most common questions on the test giving students additional practice on the most important types of problems. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

JD Andrade

JD is one of Tokyo Academic’s veteran science and math tutors. He graduated magna cum laude in Chemistry from Brown University and conducted research at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School affiliate) in Boston under Dr. Martin Carey. After two years, he became published as a co-first author for a paper in the Journal of Physiology.

AP Chemistry

with JD Andrade

Class Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: May 18th, Tuesday

 

Our AP Chemistry cram session will reinforce what students have learned in school, while filling in content gaps and emphasizing the problem-solving skills required for a high score on the AP Exam. The course will focus on the more difficult topics including molecular structure and bonding, stoichiometry, equilibrium, electrochemistry, and acid-base chemistry, all of which make up a significant portion of the exam. In addition to rigorous review and problem solving in class, students will be expected to complete a minimum of two hours of homework.

Taiga Tase

Taiga Tase is studying economics and international relations at the University of Tokyo. He scored in the 99th percentile in the SAT (2380) and ACT (35) and perfect scores in five AP tests: World History, Japanese, English Language and Literature, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics.

AP Economics (Macro & Micro)
with Taiga Tase

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: April 21st, Wednesday

 

Our AP Macro & Micro Economics cram session covers essential testing strategies applicable to both of the AP Economics tests. In the first two sessions, students can expect a refresher on fundamental concepts – particularity those that are integral to both tests – including production possibilities and comparative advantage. Students will also drill more difficult concepts such as monetary policy, marginal analysis, market structures, and cost curves to prevent the most common pitfalls for test-takers. From there, the class will work through mock tests until students demonstrate repeatable best practices on the multiple choice and free response portions of the exam. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Deriam Chirinos

Deriam is a graduate of Harvard with over 5 years of teaching experience, scored in the 99th percentile score on the SAT, and has conducted prize-winning physics work.

AP Physics 1

with Deriam Chirinos

 

Class Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM JST
Day: April 18th, Sunday

 

Our AP Physics 1 cram session provides students with a complete introduction to Physics, with a particular focus on preparing students for the May AP test. Students will cover all topics that appear on the AP test, in the same order that they are being taught in their high school class, including kinematics, forces, linear momentum, static equilibrium, rotational motion, gravitation, electrostatics, DC circuits, simple harmonic motion, waves, and sound. Students will be trained in the best problem solving habits and taught how to analyze and explain a physical scenario, not just memorize formulae. This course will also emphasize lab design and analysis, as that is an increasingly large focus of the AP Physics 1 test. Homework is assigned to those students in need of additional practice or upon request.

Deriam Chirinos

Deriam is a graduate of Harvard with over 5 years of teaching experience, scored in the 99th percentile score on the SAT, and has conducted prize-winning physics work.

AP Statistics

with Deriam Chirinos

 

Class Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM JST
Day: April 25th, Sunday

 

Our AP Statistics cram session focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course develops students’ knowledge of major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data while keeping in mind the end goal of a high score on the AP examination. We also revisit big picture ideas that are common themes in AP Statistics: variations and distributions, patterns and uncertainty, and data based predictions, decisions, and conclusions. Students will engage in rigorous practice and weekly homework while learning key problem-solving strategies and become familiar with how AP tests are graded so that they can focus their time on the most impactful sections of the exam. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Emma Madden

Emma attended the University of Chicago on full merit scholarship and earned a degree in Political Science with honors. She scored in the 99th percentile on her SAT, ACT, and SAT subject tests, earned 9 perfect scores on AP tests, and was awarded a National Merit Scholarship for her PSAT performance. Emma has 6 years of experience in tutoring middle and high school students.

AP US History
with Emma Madden

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: April 20th, Tues

 

Our AP United States History cram session focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from US History and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full APUSH course, from the pre-colonial to the modern era. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Tyler Kusunoki

Tyler Kusunoki currently serves as Tokyo Academics Director of College Counseling. He completed his Bachelor’s in English from Carleton College and his Masters in Education from Columbia University where he focused on the impact of individualized learning and mindset training.

AP World History

with Tyler Kusunoki

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: April 26th, Monday

 

Our AP World History: Modern cram session focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from world history and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full AP World course, from 1200 to the present. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Tyler Kusunoki

Tyler Kusunoki currently serves as Tokyo Academics Director of College Counseling. He completed his Bachelor’s in English from Carleton College and his Masters in Education from Columbia University where he focused on the impact of individualized learning and mindset training.

AP World History

with Tyler Kusunoki

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: May 4th, Tuesday

Our AP World History: Modern cram session focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from world history and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full AP World course, from 1200 to the present. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Emma Madden

Emma attended the University of Chicago on full merit scholarship and earned a degree in Political Science with honors. She scored in the 99th percentile on her SAT, ACT, and SAT subject tests, earned 9 perfect scores on AP tests, and was awarded a National Merit Scholarship for her PSAT performance. Emma has 6 years of experience in tutoring middle and high school students.

AP World History

with Emma Madden

Class Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM JST
Day: May 8th, Saturday

 

Our AP World History: Modern cram session focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from world history and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full AP World course, from 1200 to the present. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

  • Spring Weekly

Spring Weekly Sessions

SAT Cram Sessions

May 4th and May 5th

Douglas Busacker

Douglas is the Academic Director at Tokyo Academics and is one of our most experienced reading, writing, and test preparation tutors. He graduated from the University of Washington.

SAT Reading & Writing

with Douglas Busacker


Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST

Dates: May 5th


Our SAT Reading and Writing course delivers the concepts and skills necessary for the SAT Writing section (grammar, rhetoric, reading charts, question-answering techniques, and process of elimination) and the SAT Reading section – narrative, expository, and argumentative passages; question answering, strategically eliminating options, and time management. Students are required to either submit a recent official SAT score or take a mock test at Tokyo Academics: students scoring below 500 or above 700 may benefit more from private tutoring. Students can expect to receive 3-4 hours of homework per session.

Chris Sickinger

Chris Sickinger studied at both Duke University and the University of Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics. He was a National Merit Semifinalist and scored in the top 3% across SAT and SAT II Subject Tests.

SAT Math – Cram Session

with Chris Sickinger

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: Friday
Date: May 4th

 

Our SAT Math cram session prepares students for the rigors of the SAT Math section with key concepts and problem-solving techniques in algebra, geometry, data analysis, and higher-level math. Students will engage in intensive practice, complete rigorous homework, receive rapid feedback, and be taught best practices and test shortcuts. Students are required to either submit a recent official SAT score or take a mock test at Tokyo Academics: students scoring below 500 or above 700 may benefit more from private tutoring. 

High School Classes

March 28th through June 12th

JD Andrade

JD is one of Tokyo Academic’s veteran science and math tutors. He graduated magna cum laude in Chemistry from Brown University and conducted research at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School affiliate) in Boston under Dr. Martin Carey. After two years, he became published as a co-first author for a paper in the Journal of Physiology.

Advanced Pre Calculus

with JD Andrade

 

Class Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Days: Every Wednesday
Dates: March 31st to June 9th

 

Our Advanced Pre-Calculus course is a rigorous prep course for arguably the most challenging high school math class. Topics covered include but are not limited to quadratic functions, exponentials and logs, series and sequences, polynomials, trigonometry, conic sections, polar coordinates, vectors, and limits. Class time is devoted to individual problem solving while the instructor oversees students’ work and checks their understanding and mastery of the material. Students can expect to receive 2-3 hours of homework per session.

Tyler Kusunoki

Tyler Kusunoki currently serves as Tokyo Academics Director of College Counseling. He completed his Bachelor’s in English from Carleton College and his Masters in Education from Columbia University where he focused on the impact of individualized learning and mindset training.

Algebra 2

with Tyler Kusunoki

 

Class Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM JST
Days: Every Sunday
Dates: March 28th to June 6th

 

Our Algebra 2 course is designed to build on algebraic and geometric concepts. It develops advanced algebra skills such as systems of equations, advanced polynomials, imaginary and complex numbers, quadratics, and trigonometric functions. The content of this course is important for students’ success on both the SAT and starting Algebra 2 at school. Students may expect 2 to 3 hours of homework per session.

Elizabeth Feldeverd

Elizabeth Feldeverd graduated cum laude from Cornell University with a degree in International Agriculture and Rural Development. She earned an M.S. degree from the University of Hawaii in Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering..

AP Chemistry

with Elizabeth Feldeverd

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM JST
Days: Every Sunday
Dates: March 28th to June 6th

 

Our AP Chemistry course reinforces the knowledge and skills that students are taught at school and that they will need for the May AP Exam. The topics include, but are not limited to, atomic molecular structure, thermodynamics, stoichiometry, equilibrium, electrochemistry, and acid-base chemistry. In addition to the weekly review of academic course work, students will cover test-taking strategies specific to the AP Chemistry exam. Homework is assigned to those students in need of additional practice or upon request.

JD Andrade

JD is one of Tokyo Academic’s veteran science and math tutors. He graduated magna cum laude in Chemistry from Brown University and conducted research at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School affiliate) in Boston under Dr. Martin Carey. After two years, he became published as a co-first author for a paper in the Journal of Physiology.

AP Chemistry

with JD Andrade

Class Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Days: Every Tuesday
Dates: March 30th to June 8th

Our AP Chemistry Spring Weekly course will reinforce what students have learned in school, while filling in content gaps and emphasizing the problem-solving skills required for a high score on the AP Exam. The course will focus on the more difficult topics including molecular structure and bonding, stoichiometry, equilibrium, electrochemistry, and acid-base chemistry, all of which make up a significant portion of the exam. In addition to rigorous review and problem solving in class, students will be expected to complete a minimum of two hours of homework every day.

Emma Madden

Emma attended the University of Chicago on full merit scholarship and earned a degree in Political Science with honors. She scored in the 99th percentile on her SAT, ACT, and SAT subject tests, earned 9 perfect scores on AP tests, and was awarded a National Merit Scholarship for her PSAT performance. Emma has 6 years of experience in tutoring middle and high school students.

AP US History
with Emma Madden

 

Class Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Days: Every Tuesday
Dates: March 30th to June 8th

 

Our AP United States History course focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from US History and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full APUSH course, from the pre-colonial to the modern era. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework per session.

Tyler Kusunoki

Tyler Kusunoki currently serves as Tokyo Academics Director of College Counseling. He completed his Bachelor’s in English from Carleton College and his Masters in Education from Columbia University where he focused on the impact of individualized learning and mindset training.

AP World History

with Tyler Kusunoki

 

Class Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Days: Every Monday
Dates: March 29th to June 7th

 

Our AP World History: Modern course focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from world history and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full AP World course, from 1200 to the present. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework per session.

Emma Madden

Emma attended the University of Chicago on full merit scholarship and earned a degree in Political Science with honors. She scored in the 99th percentile on her SAT, ACT, and SAT subject tests, earned 9 perfect scores on AP tests, and was awarded a National Merit Scholarship for her PSAT performance. Emma has 6 years of experience in tutoring middle and high school students.

High School Writing Foundations

with Emma Madden

 

Class Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM JST
Days: Every Thursday
Dates: April 1st to June 10th

 

Our Academic Writing Foundations course tasks students with writing well-reasoned essays in response to prompts they may encounter on the SAT, AP, IB, and A-Level exams, as well as in their high school classrooms. The course will prepare students for standardized exams and focus on argumentative writing and rhetorical analysis. In addition to learning argument structure, word choice, stylistic devices, and grammar, students will practice timed writing (for both 25 and 50 min. essays). Students are expected to complete around 2 hours of homework per session.

Chris Sickinger

Chris Sickinger studied at both Duke University and the University of Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics. He was a National Merit Semifinalist and scored in the top 3% across SAT and SAT II Subject Tests.

SAT Math

with Chris Sickinger

 

Class Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM JST
Days: Every Sunday
Dates: March 28th to May 6th

 

 

Our SAT Math course prepares students for the rigors of the SAT Math section with key concepts and problem-solving techniques in algebra, geometry, data analysis, and higher-level math. Students will engage in weekly practice, complete rigorous homework, receive rapid feedback, and be taught best practices and test shortcuts. Students are required to either submit a recent official SAT score or take a mock test at Tokyo Academics: students scoring below 500 or above 700 may benefit more from private tutoring. Students can expect to receive 3-4 hours of homework per session.

Douglas Busacker

Douglas is the Academic Director at Tokyo Academics and is one of our most experienced reading, writing, and test preparation tutors. He graduated from the University of Washington.

SAT Reading & Writing

with Douglas Busacker


Class Time: 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM JST
Days: Every Sunday
Dates: March 28th to May 2nd


Our SAT Reading and Writing course delivers the concepts and skills necessary for the SAT Writing section (grammar, rhetoric, reading charts, question-answering techniques, and process of elimination) and the SAT Reading section – narrative, expository, and argumentative passages; question answering, strategically eliminating options, and time management. Students are required to either submit a recent official SAT score or take a mock test at Tokyo Academics: students scoring below 500 or above 700 may benefit more from private tutoring. Students can expect to receive 3-4 hours of homework per session.

Elementary School & Middle School Classes

March 28th through June 12th

Elizabeth Feldeverd

Elizabeth Feldeverd graduated cum laude from Cornell University with a degree in International Agriculture and Rural Development. She earned a M.S. degree from the University of Hawaii in Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering.

Junior Researchers Science Class

with Elizabeth Feldeverd

 

Class Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM JST
Days: Every Sunday
Dates: March 28th to June 6th

 

Our new weekly science class is focused on providing engaging, hands-on science experiences for late elementary and early middle school students. Each student will conduct a variety of biology, chemistry, and physics experiments that culminate in a poster presentation open to the TA community. Throughout the course, students will learn how to design their own experiments, safely use laboratory equipment, and communicate scientific ideas.

Hayden Mueller

Hayden Mueller received a Bachelor of Arts Degrees in German Studies and Theater/Dance from Trinity College, graduating with Honors and a 3.9 GPA, and is currently working on his M.Ed. in Advanced Teaching with a focus on the IB.

Grade 3 & 4 Math

with Hayden Mueller

 

Class Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM JST
Days: Every Tuesday
Dates: March 30th to June 8th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 3 & 4 Math class continues on with both project-based learning, engaging class practice, and rigorous homework. This season, the topics include measurement (metric and US customary units), division, and fractions. By the end of the term, students will have solidified their foundations so that they can accelerate into advanced topics in the spring. Our project this term is an escape room! As before, students will be expected to complete about 1 hour of homework per session. As they have fun, students will prepare for school and standardized tests such as the MAP, SSAT, and ISEE.

Cheryl Smith

Cheryl Smith attended a prestigious liberal arts college, Claremont McKenna, in Southern California on the Interdisciplinary Science Scholarship funded by Bill Gates. She graduated with Honors in Human Biology.

Grade 3 & 4 Math

with Cheryl Smith

 

Class Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM JST
Days: Every Saturday
Dates: April 3rd to June 12th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 3 & 4 Math class continues on with both project-based learning, engaging class practice, and rigorous homework. This season, the topics include measurement (metric and US customary units), division, and fractions. By the end of the term, students will have solidified their foundations so that they can accelerate into advanced topics in the spring. Our project this term is an escape room! As before, students will be expected to complete about 1 hour of homework per session. As they have fun, students will prepare for school and standardized tests such as the MAP, SSAT, and ISEE.

Hayden Mueller

Hayden Mueller received a Bachelor of Arts Degrees in German Studies and Theater/Dance from Trinity College, graduating with Honors and a 3.9 GPA, and is currently working on his M.Ed. in Advanced Teaching with a focus on the IB.

Grade 3 & 4 Reading & Writing

with Hayden Mueller

 

Class Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM JST
Days: Every Wednesday
Dates: March 31st to June 9th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 3 and 4 Reading/Writing course continues to support students on their English skills: comprehension, note-taking, summarizing a document, and public speaking, among other key skills. Our Saturday session will read How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rock well, and our Wednesday session will read Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater. Although the class sessions build on each other, students may join throughout the Spring term. As for homework, students should expect to complete 3-4 hours per week.

Cheryl Smith

Cheryl Smith attended a prestigious liberal arts college, Claremont McKenna, in Southern California on the Interdisciplinary Science Scholarship funded by Bill Gates. She graduated with Honors in Human Biology.

Grade 3 & 4 Reading & Writing

with Cheryl Smith

 

Class Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM JST
Days: Every Saturday
Dates: April 3rd to June 12th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 3 and 4 Reading/Writing course continues to support students on their English skills: comprehension, note-taking, summarizing a document, and public speaking, among other key skills. Our Saturday session will read How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rock well, and our Wednesday session will read Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater. Although the class sessions build on each other, students may join throughout the Spring term. As for homework, students should expect to complete 3-4 hours per week.

Deriam Chirinos

Deriam is a graduate of Harvard with over 5 years of teaching experience, scored in the 99th percentile score on the SAT, and has conducted prize-winning physics work.

Grade 5 & 6 Math

with Deriam Chirinos

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM JST
Days: Every Monday
Dates: March 29th to June 7th

 

Elementary statistics is the name of the game! In our Spring Weekly Grade 5 & 6 Math class, students will use mean, median, mode, range, and more to solve crimes alongside in-class practice and homework. Although the focus this term is on statistics, students will continue to practice skills from our Fall term and ramp up for our Spring term when we practice our most advanced topics. As before, students will be expected to complete about 2 hours of homework per session. As they have fun, students will prepare for school and standardized tests such as the MAP, SSAT, and ISEE.

Hayden Mueller

Hayden Mueller received a Bachelor of Arts Degrees in German Studies and Theater/Dance from Trinity College, graduating with Honors and a 3.9 GPA, and is currently working on his M.Ed. in Advanced Teaching with a focus on the IB.

Grade 5 & 6 Reading & Writing

with Hayden Mueller

 

Class Time: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM JST
Days: Every Monday
Dates: March 29th to June 7th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 5 and 6 Reading/Writing course continues to support students on their English skills: comprehension, efficient note-taking, formulating and expressing opinions based on the content of texts, and writing opinion pieces. Students will decide on the reading for this term: either “Holes” by Louis Sachar or “Freak the Mighty” by Rodman Philbrick. Although the class sessions build on each other, students may join throughout the Spring term. As for homework, students should expect to complete 3-4 hours per week.

Cheryl Smith

Cheryl Smith attended a prestigious liberal arts college, Claremont McKenna, in Southern California on the Interdisciplinary Science Scholarship funded by Bill Gates. She graduated with Honors in Human Biology.

Grade 5 & 6 Reading & Writing 
with Emma Madden

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM JST
Days: Every Thursday
Dates: April 1st to June 10th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 5 and 6 Reading/Writing course continues to support students on their English skills: comprehension, efficient note-taking, formulating and expressing opinions based on the content of texts, and writing opinion pieces. Students will decide on the reading for this term: either “Holes” by Louis Sachar or “Freak the Mighty” by Rodman Philbrick. Although the class sessions build on each other, students may join throughout the Spring term. As for homework, students should expect to complete 3-4 hours per week.

Jessica Kwan

Jessica Kwan attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she completed a four-year English BA in just three years. She is a demonstrated top performer in standardized tests, with 99th percentile scores on both the SAT and ACT and perfect scores in the Reading and Writing sections.

Grade 7 & 8 Reading & Writing

with Jessica Kwan

 

Class Time: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM JST
Days: Every Tuesday
Dates: March 30th to June 8th

 

Our Spring Weekly Grade 7 and 8 Reading/Writing course continues to support students on their English skills: identify implications, evaluate the usage of language, determine supporting evidence, and practice fundamental grammar. Through reading of The Giver, students will prepare for not only their school subjects but also standardized tests such as the SSAT and ISEE. The story is a thoughtful and original novel that examines a flawed utopian society. In the world of the book, a “Receiver” holds all of the community’s memories connected with pain, love, and desire so that no other people experience those feelings. By the end of the class, students will be able to write and present a persuasive essay on the theme of the book. Although the class sessions build on each other, students may join throughout the Spring term. As for homework, students should expect to complete 4-5 hours per week.

AP Cram Sessions

April 2021

Michael Amano

Michael Amano graduated from Bowdoin College with degrees in Neuroscience and Asian Studies. He has over ten years of tutoring and mentoring experience in educational and professional settings in the U.S. and Japan.

AP Biology

with Michael Amano

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: April 27th, Tuesday

 

Our AP Biology cram session prepares students for the experimental approach to biology emphasized on the AP Biology exam. Concepts covered include ecology, biological chemistry, cell structure and reproduction, respiration, photosynthesis, plant and human anatomy, genetics, heredity, and evolution. Through a focus on mock AP questions, students will develop repeatable comprehension, application, and time-management strategies. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Chris Sickinger

Chris Sickinger studied at both Duke University and the University of Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics. He was a National Merit Semifinalist and scored in the top 3% across SAT and SAT II Subject Tests.

AP Calculus AB

with Chris Sickinger

 

Class Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM JST
Day: April 18th, Sunday

 

Our AP Calculus AB cram session is designed to help students maximize their score by quickly and efficiently reviewing concepts typically covered on the exam. Class time will mostly be dedicated to test strategy and consistent exposure to actual questions featured on past exams. Students will be instructed on how to solve those questions and questions like them with step-by-step methods that will help them answer fully and correctly. In addition, our tutors will demonstrate how real AP Calculus tests are scored, ensuring students know how to best use their time and energy on the test. The homework assigned will feature the most common questions on the test giving students additional practice on the most important types of problems. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

JD Andrade

JD is one of Tokyo Academic’s veteran science and math tutors. He graduated magna cum laude in Chemistry from Brown University and conducted research at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School affiliate) in Boston under Dr. Martin Carey. After two years, he became published as a co-first author for a paper in the Journal of Physiology.

AP Chemistry

with JD Andrade

Class Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: May 18th, Tuesday

 

Our AP Chemistry cram session will reinforce what students have learned in school, while filling in content gaps and emphasizing the problem-solving skills required for a high score on the AP Exam. The course will focus on the more difficult topics including molecular structure and bonding, stoichiometry, equilibrium, electrochemistry, and acid-base chemistry, all of which make up a significant portion of the exam. In addition to rigorous review and problem solving in class, students will be expected to complete a minimum of two hours of homework.

Taiga Tase

Taiga Tase is studying economics and international relations at the University of Tokyo. He scored in the 99th percentile in the SAT (2380) and ACT (35) and perfect scores in five AP tests: World History, Japanese, English Language and Literature, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics.

AP Economics (Macro & Micro)
with Taiga Tase

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: April 21st, Wednesday

 

Our AP Macro & Micro Economics cram session covers essential testing strategies applicable to both of the AP Economics tests. In the first two sessions, students can expect a refresher on fundamental concepts – particularity those that are integral to both tests – including production possibilities and comparative advantage. Students will also drill more difficult concepts such as monetary policy, marginal analysis, market structures, and cost curves to prevent the most common pitfalls for test-takers. From there, the class will work through mock tests until students demonstrate repeatable best practices on the multiple choice and free response portions of the exam. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Deriam Chirinos

Deriam is a graduate of Harvard with over 5 years of teaching experience, scored in the 99th percentile score on the SAT, and has conducted prize-winning physics work.

AP Physics 1

with Deriam Chirinos

 

Class Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM JST
Day: April 18th, Sunday

 

Our AP Physics 1 cram session provides students with a complete introduction to Physics, with a particular focus on preparing students for the May AP test. Students will cover all topics that appear on the AP test, in the same order that they are being taught in their high school class, including kinematics, forces, linear momentum, static equilibrium, rotational motion, gravitation, electrostatics, DC circuits, simple harmonic motion, waves, and sound. Students will be trained in the best problem solving habits and taught how to analyze and explain a physical scenario, not just memorize formulae. This course will also emphasize lab design and analysis, as that is an increasingly large focus of the AP Physics 1 test. Homework is assigned to those students in need of additional practice or upon request.

Deriam Chirinos

Deriam is a graduate of Harvard with over 5 years of teaching experience, scored in the 99th percentile score on the SAT, and has conducted prize-winning physics work.

AP Statistics

with Deriam Chirinos

 

Class Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM JST
Day: April 25th, Sunday

 

Our AP Statistics cram session focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course develops students’ knowledge of major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data while keeping in mind the end goal of a high score on the AP examination. We also revisit big picture ideas that are common themes in AP Statistics: variations and distributions, patterns and uncertainty, and data based predictions, decisions, and conclusions. Students will engage in rigorous practice and weekly homework while learning key problem-solving strategies and become familiar with how AP tests are graded so that they can focus their time on the most impactful sections of the exam. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Emma Madden

Emma attended the University of Chicago on full merit scholarship and earned a degree in Political Science with honors. She scored in the 99th percentile on her SAT, ACT, and SAT subject tests, earned 9 perfect scores on AP tests, and was awarded a National Merit Scholarship for her PSAT performance. Emma has 6 years of experience in tutoring middle and high school students.

AP US History
with Emma Madden

 

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: April 20th, Tues

 

Our AP United States History cram session focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from US History and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full APUSH course, from the pre-colonial to the modern era. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Tyler Kusunoki

Tyler Kusunoki currently serves as Tokyo Academics Director of College Counseling. He completed his Bachelor’s in English from Carleton College and his Masters in Education from Columbia University where he focused on the impact of individualized learning and mindset training.

AP World History

with Tyler Kusunoki

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: April 26th, Monday

 

Our AP World History: Modern cram session focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from world history and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full AP World course, from 1200 to the present. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Tyler Kusunoki

Tyler Kusunoki currently serves as Tokyo Academics Director of College Counseling. He completed his Bachelor’s in English from Carleton College and his Masters in Education from Columbia University where he focused on the impact of individualized learning and mindset training.

AP World History

with Tyler Kusunoki

Class Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM JST
Day: May 4th, Tuesday

Our AP World History: Modern cram session focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from world history and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full AP World course, from 1200 to the present. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

Emma Madden

Emma attended the University of Chicago on full merit scholarship and earned a degree in Political Science with honors. She scored in the 99th percentile on her SAT, ACT, and SAT subject tests, earned 9 perfect scores on AP tests, and was awarded a National Merit Scholarship for her PSAT performance. Emma has 6 years of experience in tutoring middle and high school students.

AP World History

with Emma Madden

Class Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM JST
Day: May 8th, Saturday

 

Our AP World History: Modern cram session focuses entirely on preparation for the AP test by following a curriculum based on test strategy and common question practice. The course reinforces students’ knowledge of major facts and figures from world history and develops students’ historical essay and DBQ writing skills. Students will engage in rigorous practice and daily homework while learning key question-answering strategies. We will survey the full AP World course, from 1200 to the present. Students can expect to receive 2 hours of homework.

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