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Jackie is a top 1% scorer on the SAT. She is trained to tutor in ACT, SAT, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Chemistry, and Biology. In high school, she scored a 35 on her ACT, with a STEM score of 36, and 98th percentile on the PSAT. She is in charge of training all tutors to learn and implement the Amikka Philosophy of targeting content, strategy, and time management skills. Jackie also has over 1000 hours of teaching experience.
Cliff scored in the top 1% of the ACT. Cliff is from Duke University and has helped dozens of students get into their top schools. He spent over 4 years studying how to best approach standardized testing in order to maximize score improvements. We trained Cliff on the Amikka Philosophy of targeting content, strategy, and time management skills and he has been fantastic for many of our students. Cliff is very passionate about helping students fine tune their practice in order to tackle tests with a lot of confidence.
Estelle got a 1580 on her SAT and a 36 on her ACT (perfect score). She tutors for the ACT, SAT, and Algebra exams. When working with students, Estelle teaches them to look at the exam through the lens of a test maker. She truly believes that this is one of the keys to getting a perfect score and it worked. She finds it very rewarding to watch her students improve and achieve- and often surpass- their goals.
Krislyn scored a 35 on her ACT and in the 98th percentile of the SAT. She is one of our highest-rated instructors. For highschool students, she has experience tutoring for the ACT, SAT, AP Calculus BC, and AP Biology. For middleschool students, she has experience tutoring all academic subjects including Math and Reading. Krislyn’s is to help alleviate the pressure that school exams and standardized testing places on students through middleschool and highschool. Her approach favors interactive sessions with her students and keeping them engaged through problem solving strategies, mini lessons, and review.
Brooke is a dedicated SAT&ACT tutor at Amikka Test Prep who is passionate about helping students succeed. With a ACT score of 35 and a SAT score of 1550, Brooke's expertise in these exams is backed by five years of tutoring experience across various subjects, including AP Statistics/Computer Science/Calculus, pre-algebra, algebra I & II, as well as college essays writing. Brooke finds immense joy in the process of tutoring, placing emphasis on creating a positive and enjoyable learning environment. By personalizing her teaching strategy, she nurtures their proficiency while addressing areas for improvement. Witnessing students' achievements and fostering confidence is the true fulfillment for Brooke, as she strives to create a positive and enriching experience for every student she works with.
Chris is the founder of Amikka Test Prep and has tutored students for over 8 years now.
He got a 1550 on the SAT and a 34 on the ACT. When his first SAT came around, his initial scores left him unhappy. They weren’t high enough to get him into his dream school. He spent hundreds of hours breaking down the exam into bite-sized parts and was able to improve close to 400 points. Soon after, he created Amikka to help democratize affordable tutoroing for everyone. Fast forward 8 years, and we’ve helped thousands of students get into their top schools.
Blake serves as both a long-term tutor and student enrollment manager at Amikka Test Prep. He scored in the 98th percentile for the ACT, improving his score over 6 points following his initial assessment. Blake specializes in both ACT and SAT test preparation as well as college-level STEM courses, including general chemistry, biology, organic chemistry, and physics. By working with Amikka for over two years, Blake has helped hundreds of parents and students through the enrollment process. He aims to personalize students’ study programs to their strengths and weaknesses and match them with a tutor best fitting these needs. Blake hopes to ensure that the tutoring process remains simple and beneficial for all students.
Nicole took our 10 week SAT course and improved over 300 points. She also worked with our college advisors to help her get into a prestigious graduate program at NYU.
Selina got a 1510 on the SAT after taking our 10 week course. She improved over 300 points and got accepted to UPenn, her first choice school.
Mikey improved by 230 points on the SAT and 5 points on the ACT. He got a full-ride scholarship, graduated at the top of his class, and is now a full-time accountant.
After not improving from self-study, Sean joined our ACT course. He improved from a 19 to a 32 with the help of our personalized strategies and content deep-dive.
Kyle improved his SAT score by 340 points. He was later accepted to Cornell, receiving a scholarship. He is now pursuing a law degree.
Grace gained acceptance and received a scholarship to Tulane, her first-choice school. One of the Amikka founders helped her with her SAT preparation, application strategy, interview preparation, personal statement, and supplemental essays.
Diana was accepted to Harvard Medical School. She received private coaching from one of our college advisors, who helped her identify her strengths, interests, and application strategy.
Jason was accepted to Princeton. He worked with one of our college advisors to improve his writing skills, craft his personal statement, and prepare for college interviews.
Ana was awarded a full-ride scholarship to UPenn. She started working with our team her sophomore year. We helped her improve her SAT scores, gain leadership positions in her extracurricular activities, and write her scholarship essays.
Katie was accepted to the University of Florida, where she received a scholarship. She got into her first-choice school after her and her brother worked with our team for college advising, essay editing, and SAT preparation.
Ava scored a 5 on the AP Calculus AB exam, earning her college credit. After working with Amikka, she went from having a C average in the class to an A.
Ethan went from failing his AP English class to finishing with a B average. He worked with a tutor to improve his writing and grammar skills, managing his time effectively.
Ana joined worked with us as a freshman to improve her algebra grades. She ended up scoring in the top 1% of test-takers on the SAT Math section. After recieving college advising, she was accepted to UPenn.
Estelle got a 1580 on her SAT and a 36 on her ACT. She tutors for the ACT, SAT, and Algebra exams. When working with students, Estelle teaches them to look at the exam through the lens of a test maker.
She truly believes that this is one of the keys to getting a perfect score and it worked.
She finds it very rewarding to watch her students improve and achieve their goals.
Cliff scored in the top 1% on the ACT and has helped dozens of students get into their top schools.
He spent over 4 years studying how to best approach standardized testing in order to maximize score improvements. Cliff practices the Amikka method of targeting content, strategy, and time management skills.
Cliff is very passionate about helping students fine tune their practice exams in order to tackle test day with confidence.
Brooke scored a 1550 on the SAT and a 35 on the ACT. She is extremely passionate about helping students succeed.
Her expertise has been over the last five years of tutoring experience in a variety of subjects, including AP Statistics, Computer Science, Calculus, Algebra, and college essays writing.
She finds immense joy in the process of tutoring, placing emphasis on creating a positive and enjoyable learning environment.
By personalizing her teaching strategy, she nurtures each student’s proficiency while addressing areas for improvement. Brooke finds true fulfillment witnessing her students succeed.
Tarik Graham earned acceptances to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, and Duke, ultimately choosing to matriculate to Harvard.
He graduated as the valedictorian of Auburndale High School in 2018.
In 2022, Tarik graduated from Harvard with a degree in Sociology and a secondary in African American Studies. While at Harvard, he served on the board of the Black Men’s Forum and founded Harvard Undergraduate Black Consulting (HUBC). He also works as an Associate at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
Camden Couch was accepted to Harvard, majoring in Romance Language Literature and Economics. He scored a 1560 on the SAT.
He attended Briarcliff High School where he served as the president of the Model UN and French Club, as well as the captain of the Squash team. He is a polyglot, fluent in Spanish and French, and is currently learning Portuguese.
Camden achieved several gold awards in both the National French and National Spanish Exam Contests, ranking among the highest nationwide.
Mohamed earned acceptances to Harvard, Columbia, Brown, Dartmouth, Cornell, UChicago, NYU, Duke, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, and Emory.
He graduated from Harvard with a degree in Sociology and a secondary in Economics.
Mohamed aided in increasing college applications and acceptances from his local district Alief, in Houston, Texas.
He also helped his younger brother Yassin through the college process. Yassin received acceptances from Yale and Cornell.
Gabriella was accepted to UPenn, majoring in Religious Studies and sub-matriculating into the English Masters Program.
She has several years experience assisting high school students with college essay editing and college advising.
At UPenn, she has received awards for her Religious Studies research and literary analyses. Her creative and academic work has been published in QUAKE Magazine, 34th St. Magazine, and Swarthmore’s Feminist Research Journal, Crossings.
Cliff scored in the top 1% on the ACT and has helped dozens of students get into their top schools.
He spent over 4 years studying how to best approach standardized testing and academic coaching in order to maximize score improvements.
Cliff is very passionate about helping students get ready for standardized testing by fine tuning their Algebra and reading comprehension skills from freshman year.
Krislyn is one of our highest-rated instructors. She got a 35 on the ACT and scored in the 98th percentile on the SAT.
For high school students, tutored for the ACT, SAT, AP Calculus BC, and AP Biology. For middle school students, she’s tutored all academic subjects.
Krislyn’s goal is to help alleviate the pressure that school exams and standardized tests place on students.
Amanda specializes in helping freshman and sophomores plan their academic schedules to maximize their chances of success in academics and college admissions.
She has been working with us for a few years and has helped dozens of students successfully navigate their high school academics.
She is passionate about mental health and helping students both inside and outside of the classroom.
Christopher grew up with the dream of becoming the first person in his family to attend college.
He was unable to afford SAT tutoring, so he deconstructed the exam on his own and and improved by over 400 points.
After gaining admission to the University of Pennsylvania, Christopher began building SAT tutoring programs for his classmates.
Fast forward 8 years, he has helped thousands of students get into their dream schools.
After graduating from Upenn, he later landed a job at Google.
Christian grew up in a small town in Central Florida with big dreams of attending an Ivy League university.
His high school mostly sent students to local colleges, so he was forced to pursue his vision without guidance.
After years of independent research—and a relentless commitment to his goal— Christian became the first student from his school to go to the University of Pennsylvania.
In high school, he tutored his classmates for the SAT and ACT.
After graduating from UPenn, he joined the marketing team at Gatorade.