B.S. Harvard University; M.S. MIT; Ph.D. Cornell University (in progress)
8 years experience


Bassel is a passionate test prep instructor who especially enjoys working with students on graduate-level exams like the GMAT and GRE. His students have achieved top scores: one of his GMAT students recently earned a score of 720. Bassel is very excited to work with students to help them reach their goal scores and aim for their top schools. His GMAT students have attended business schools at UPenn, Columbia, and Harvard.

Outside of tutoring, Bassel is an engineer. He is currently a PhD candidate at Cornell University. His work connects him to an international consortium of scholars, spanning from the United States to Germany, Switzerland, and Japan. He previously received a BS in engineering from Harvard University and an MS in engineering from MIT.

In his free time, Bassel enjoys playing chess with both in-person and online opponents. He also enjoys exploring nature on hikes around his town.

Noteworthy Accomplishments

  • Bassel has tutored over 2,500 hours since 2016.
  • Bassel is fluent in English, French, and Arabic.

Fun Facts

  • Bassel enjoys bowling.
  • Bassel’s favorite food is ravioli.

Areas of Expertise

  • French
  • GMAT
  • GRE