Matthew graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University with majors in Biology and Health: Science, Society, and Policy. While at Brandeis, Matthew dedicated over 1,100 hours to community service, working on projects from running a volunteer program for teaching assistants serving in the public schools to building a new student executive board to developing new training programs. In recognition of his work, Matthew received the Commitment to Service Gold Medal and the Richard Kaufman ‘58 Memorial Prize for Leadership and Academic Excellence.
As a high school student, Matthew graduated 10th in his class of over 400 students and was both a National Merit Scholar and an AP Scholar with Distinction. Matthew earned scores of 5 on ten AP exams, a 34 composite on the ACT, and a 2270 out of 2400 on the SAT.
Matthew began working as a tutor in his senior year of high school and has since tutored students all over the country. Students love the fun and wacky analogies Matthew creates to explain concepts and ideas (the wackier it is, the easier it is to remember during the test!). As a tutor, Matthew has a special knack for helping students who are struggling in their classes overcome both the academic and psychological barriers to become more confident learners and test takers, with multiple students going from failing to exceeding through his lessons.