East Elmhurst


M.S. CUNY School for Public Health; B.A. CUNY McCauley Honors College
10 years experience


A graduate and valedictorian candidate from Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, Saif has helped hundreds of students gain admission into NYC’s Specialized High Schools, and has helped many students gain admission into the college of their dreams.

While earning his M.S. in Health Communication for Social Change, Saif was a mentor at a college admissions organization. Saif also spent two years as a resident teacher, pursuing a Master’s in Childhood Education in East Harlem, NY, while continuing to tutor high school students in AP subjects and SAT/ACT prep. His students have received perfect scores on the AP and SAT/ACT exams, and gained admission into their top college choices.

As a student at Stuyvesant High School, Saif was a National Merit Finalist and an AP Scholar with Distinction, earning scores of 5 on eight AP exams, including those for Spanish and BC Calculus. He scored a 2270 on the SAT, a 35 on the ACT, (with perfect scores on the Math sections) and achieved perfect scores on the Math I and Chemistry SAT Subject Tests.

Saif likes to bring his humor and approachable style into his sessions with students, and help them understand material in relatable ways. Families have always appreciated Saif’s patience, positivity, and personable demeanor.

Noteworthy Accomplishments

  • Saif was the valedictorian candidate for his college’s graduating class.
  • Saif earned 5s on eight AP exams.

Fun Facts

  • Saif’s dream dinner guest is John Cena.
  • Saif is a professional late-night comedian.

Areas of Expertise

  • ACT
  • Calculus
  • Spanish