NC Global World Class Tutors


Matthew is a state-certified teacher and has a combined six years of classroom experience teaching test prep, AP Statistics and AP Calculus, debate, and competition math (Mathcounts) in live and online environments. While a gifted tutor, Matthew has also served as a public school teacher in the US and Dubai. He has worked with more than 1000 students on topics ranging from multivariable calculus to creative writing and test preparation. Not merely a gifted math teacher, he also won an essay contest on the poet Jorie Graham, and is comfortable across all math and English content of a wide variety of standardized tests. He himself scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT, ACT and GRE exams. At NC Global Education, Matthew is certified to teach all levels of math through Differential Equations, Physics, AP Writing and Composition, Essay Writing, SAT, ACT, GRE, TOEFL, and competition math.


Brandon is an award-winning teacher and scholar with nearly two decades’ experience teaching primary, secondary and university students. His English BA is from UC Berkeley, and his English MA and PhD are from Harvard. Brandon far more than a collection of degrees from two of the top colleges in America. He is also a dynamic teacher whose genuine interest in each student, as a learner and as a person, has allowed him to guide students to successful outcomes in a variety of fields. Brandon’s teaching at Harvard earned him numerous accolades, including over a dozen Certificates of Distinction in Teaching, plus the first-ever Derek C. Bok Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching of Undergraduates. Throughout his graduate career, Brandon served as a Resident Tutor at Eliot House, one of Harvard College’s undergraduate living communities, and after completing his PhD he was invited to join the faculty of the Harvard English department as part of the College Fellows Program, an initiative designed to “identify exceptional scholars who have recently completed their doctoral work and have demonstrated a strong commitment to teaching.” Brandon has also taught college writing and medieval literature at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, and recently served as a professor and college admissions consultant for an elite college-preparatory academy in Guangzhou, China, where he also taught AP US History and AP English Language and Composition, and advised and advocated for students in various stages of applying to university in the US, UK and Canada. For NC Global Education, Brandon tutors students preparing for admissions tests (SSAT, ISEE, SAT, ACT and GRE) and subject tests (English, American and world literature; Latin; art history), and others seeking to improve their performance in reading-, writing- and language-based (English, Latin, Spanish and French) endeavors.


Shannon is a spirited, high-energy tutor and teacher with a MA degree in Secondary Education and years of experience teaching honors and AP English, including Language and Composition and Literature and Composition. Shannon is also an awarded President’s List recipient and honors society member. Her expertise with AP English includes developing College Board approved AP curriculum that has yielded results that are far beyond the norm at the school for which it was developed. In addition to her academic prowess, Shannon coaches both soccer and USA gymnastics. At NC Global, Shannon is certified to teach English (Writing, Grammar, and Literature) at all levels, as well as AP Lang and Comp and AP Lit and Comp.


Tracey is a Chemical Engineer and Engineering Management professional by trade. After an 18-year career at Raytheon, she began tutoring for standardized tests and high school math. She previously worked for Neil Chyten at his former company where she was trained in proprietary test taking techniques. Her approach is to lead the student to the solution rather than just showing them the solution. At NC Global, she is certified to teach math at all levels, as well as PSAT, SAT, and ACT Math.


Kym is a passionate educator with a degree from University of North Carolina in Biology and Biochemistry, with minors in chemistry and math, as well as a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology. She has conducted significant research in genetics, and is currently working on completing her PhD. During her tenure as a public-school educator, she taught science, statistics, algebra, and discrete math courses, and developed curricula in Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Advanced Topics in Health Science, and other Health Sciences courses. She served as an IB instructor and team leader, and developed and guided competitive teams to state and national competition and placement. She has introduced and taught college-level psychology courses into public-school systems, and served as an adjunct professor in the Behavioral Sciences and Criminal Justice departments. When not teaching, Kym is busy conducting research for her PhD dissertation. At NC Global Education, Kym is certified to teach: Math, Science, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, Science Olympiads, AP Psychology, SAT, and SAT Subject Tests in Biology and Chemistry.


Shannon is a spirited, high-energy tutor and teacher with a MA degree in Secondary Education and years of experience teaching honors and AP English, including Language and Composition and Literature and Composition. Shannon is also an awarded President’s List recipient and honors society member. Her expertise with AP English includes developing College Board approved AP curriculum that has yielded results that are far beyond the norm at the school for which it was developed. In addition to her academic prowess, Shannon coaches both soccer and USA gymnastics. At NC Global, Shannon is certified to teach English (Writing, Grammar, and Literature) at all levels, as well as AP Lang and Comp and AP Lit and Comp.


Caroline – Private school and college admission counselor

Caroline has dedicated her entire professional life to helping students navigate the college and private school process – and with spectacular results! Overall, she has more than 15 years of experience and has helped more than 150 students gain entrance to the most prestigious private schools and colleges. She is a Masters level counseling professional with degrees in counseling psychology and school counseling. She prides herself on being able to motivate and guide students into making smart, strategic decisions that lead to higher acceptance rates. Caroline has a passion for helping students identify their best opportunities and achieve their goals and dreams of college and private school admission.


Rosa is a state-certified Foreign Language teacher with more than fifteen years of teaching experience. She has extensive experience in teaching Spanish at all levels including AP. A gifted and talented instructor, she was responsible for improving the AP achievement levels by more than 50% in her high school. In addition to being a native Spanish speaker, she speaks Catalan and has taught ELL as well. Rosa received her BA from the University of Barcelona in English Language and Literature and later earned he MA in Education from Cambridge College. At NC Global Education, Rosa is certified to teach AP Spanish.


Sasha is an experienced educator with a Masters in Secondary Education. He worked professionally as a television producer in New York before attending graduate school for his MA Ed degree. He has years of experience coaching English language learners in ESL and helping students perform to the top of their ability on the TOEFL exam. His mastery of English language teaching skills extends to SAT Verbal, SSAT/ISEE, and AP US History exams, as well as English Language Skills. He also helps students create superb private school admissions essays and college admissions essays. At NC Global Education, Sasha is certified to teach: SAT Reading, Writing and Language, and Essay, ACT English, Reading and Essay, English Language Skills, Writing Skills, ESL, TOEFL, AP US History, SSAT Verbal and Essay, and ISEE Verbal and Essay.


Eric has been teaching at the high school AP level since 1997. He spent his career educating students in World History, Modern History, AP US history and AP European history at Wayland and then Westborough High Schools. He attended the Virginia Military Institute where he studied German and History, UMass Amherst where he graduated cum laude with degrees in International Relations and U.S. History, as well as Boston College, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Education, specializing in Secondary History. Eric was a teaching fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Over the years, hundreds of his students have earned perfect or near perfect scores on APUSH, AP European History, and SAT Subject Tests in US History and World History. His students have called him “my favorite teacher ever”, and have commented, “He made me love history.” Eric is also an accomplished rugby coach at the college level


KJ completed her English language practicum in Dresden, Germany and has a Masters in Teaching English as a Second Language. She has taught at various universities in the U.S. with extensive experience in TOEFL and IELTS preparation courses along with strategic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills courses. She has taught students from over 40 countries including China, Brazil, and Saudi Arabia. Not only is KJ an enthusiastic and skilled teacher, she is a language student herself, currently studying Chinese and Spanish. An avid lover of the outdoors, she enjoys scuba diving, swimming, and skiing. At NC Global Education, KJ is certified to teach: TOEFL, ESL, English Language Skills, writing, and reading skills at all levels.


Sarah is an experienced educator with a degree in Literature, and 6-12 ELA certification. Currently, she is working on a MA with a specialization in creative writing. She is fluent in English, Spanish and French, and reads and writes Arabic. She has seven years of experience teaching at American schools overseas, and served as a vice principal for several years as well. Sarah is also a writer and artist. She has been published in the Wall Street Journal online, Diario Digital, and La Regla. AT NC Global, Sarah is certified to teach: SAT, essay writing, persuasive writing, grammar, literature, and math through Algebra 2.


Ian is a perennial scholar with a passion for teaching people of all ages in virtually all fields of study. He was valedictorian of his high school, has perfect standardized test scores on SAT, ACT, and GRE, and has more than 10 years of study at Harvard and MIT where he has completed five engineering degrees from MIT (two Bachelor’s, two Master’s, and a Ph.D.) and minors in Applied International Studies and German. He also completed the initial stages of a full-time MBA program at Harvard University. In addition to his academic prowess and penchant for learning, Ian is also a gifted teacher who can assess each individual student’s needs and teach in a manner that best suits each student’s learning style. To do so, he expertly diagnoses the individual learning signatures, traits, and tendencies of each student. Ian is equally adept at teaching students in elementary school, middle school, high school, college, and post-graduate programs. Though he can teach virtually any subject at any level, his most requested subjects at NC Global are: all levels of math (through multivariable calculus, linear algebra and beyond); English; Engineering; Physics; Chemistry; Biology; Computer Programming; PSAT and SAT complete; SAT Subject Tests in Math, Science, AP Tests in Science, Math, Economics, and Computer Science; ACT complete; GRE complete; PSAT complete; and ISEE, SSAT, and other related tests.


Megan is a graduate of UCLA, where she earned a BA in history with a minor in education. Upon graduation, she earned an MA at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York. A devoted historian and avid reader, Megan has been fortunate enough to combine her passions and work as an AP teacher at top New England prep schools. She has spent the past decade working in independent schools, where she has taught a variety of history courses, including AP US History, AP Human Geography, AP Capstone, and World History. At NC Global Education, Megan is certified to teach: history, AP US History, AP Human Geography, AP Capstone, and the SAT Subject Test in US History.


Sara is a life-long educator professional with more than 40 years experience as a tutor, teacher, and administrator (including principal) at several Massachusetts school systems. She has taught at Boston University, Clark University, and Lesley University subjects ranging from adult learning to technology and education. Known as a affirmative, proactive leader who puts students first and sets clear goals and expectations for achievement, Dr Lane loves to interact with learners of all ages and facilitate their instruction. She possesses a M.Ed., M.B.A., and Ed.D. and is an authority on creative problem solving, writing curricula, facilitating training, and assessing the impact of instructional programs. Dr. Lane possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills in English as well as in-depth knowledge of math and history. She has worked with students for over 32 years as a tutor in: PSAT, SAT, ACT, SSAT and ISEE. Her academic subjects include: reading, writing, grammar, test-taking, history, and math through pre-calculus. As a proponent of brain-based learning theory that accentuates building relationships, addressing the needs of students, and acquiring knowledge by creating safe, challenging, and nurturing environments, Dr. Lane has received numerous awards and recognition for her positive contributions to the success of students. At NC Global, Dr Lane is certified to teach PSAT, SAT, ACT, SSAT, ISEE, math, English, study skills, and history.


Jill earned a Masters in Teaching English after having studied English and Latin at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she earned her undergraduate degree. Over a ten year teaching career, she has taught several honors classes, and has designed high school course materials, lesson plans, and assessments for English in 10th and 12th grades, and for Latin I, II, III, and IV classes. She has also taught reading of essays, fiction, drama, and poetry and the writing process from generating ideas to final products, including short, informal response papers through research papers with annotated bibliographies. She has taught English Composition & Literature I, English Composition & Literature II, American Literature II, Technical and Workplace Writing, British Literature I, Children’s Literature, Introduction to English Composition & Literature, Intermediate Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, ESL, and American Culture. Currently, she attends Columbia University for an expected degree in the unique and fascinating field of Narrative Medicine in which a patient’s personal narrative is considered in the treatment of disease.


Angela is an upbeat and enthusiastic educator who makes every session as fun as it is productive. A passionate advocate of global academics and an avid world traveler, she completed her TEFL certification while working in Paris. A lover of European culture, she lived in France for four years, teaching, studying French language, culture, and instruction at La Sorbonne, and teaching English as a Learned Language (ELL) to French students. For fun, Angela is working on her first novel and has her own travel-related blog. At NC Global Education, Angela is certified to teach: SAT Reading, Writing and Language, and Essay, ACT English, Reading and Essay, ISEE Verbal and Essay, SSAT Verbal and Essay, ESL, TOEFL, English Language Skills, AP US History, and AP European History.

Neil Chyten

Neil Chyten is Founder and CEO of NC Global Education. He is nationally renowned as a test preparation and admission strategist and author. A 34-year year industry professional, he is the founder of several successful education-related companies and has written or co-written 12 books on test preparation, college admissions, and academic skills.

Curriculum Development

In addition to his many publications, Neil Chyten has overseen the development of project-based programs (Grades 2-10), SAT, ACT, ISEE, and SSAT Test Prep, college and private school admission program, reading and study skills programs, and partnerships with several local school systems. He has been a featured or guest speaker at more than 200 events ranging from parent information sessions and college fairs to young Harvard Graduate School Future Entrepreneurs.

Expert Cited Source

Neil Chyten has been cited or featured as an expert education-industry source by the Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, NPR, USA Today, NECN, Fox News, and Education Weekly.

Admission Advisor Consultant, Tutor, & Leader

As a tutor, college and private school admission consultant, Neil Chyten has worked with over 1000 students, many of whom have gone on to prestigious colleges and rewarding careers. Over his extensive career, he has trained more than 400 tutors and counselors who have helped more than 40,000 students earn higher test scores and college acceptances. More than 1000 of these students have earned perfect test scores, more than 1000 have matriculated to Ivy League colleges and universities, and thousands more have gone on to attend all the top colleges and graduate schools in America.