ABOUT OUR PROGRAM
1. FOR NOW, ALL TEST PREP CLASSES WILL TAKE PLACE ONLINE
2. EACH STUDENT WILL BE REQUIRED TO TAKE AN SAT & ACT DIAGNOSTIC AS SOON AS
THEY SIGN UP TO SEE WHICH TEST THEY WILL BE BETTER SUITED FOR (THIS DETERMINES WHAT BOOKS THEY WILL HAVE TO BUY)
3. CLASSES ARE HIGHLY FLEXIBLE, THOUGH STUDENTS MUST COMMIT 3.5 HOURS EACH WEEKEND FOR 8 WEEKS FOR MOCK EXAMS
4. IF A STUDENT MISSES A MOCK EXAM, THERE WILL BE OPTIONS FOR MAKE-UPS
AFTER EACH MOCK EXAM, THERE WILL BE A GROUP MOCK-EXAM REVIEW SESSION
5. IN ADDITION TO REVIEW SESSIONS, STUDENTS WILL ALSO HAVE ACCESS TO PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE TUTORING
6. OUR PRIVATE TUTORING SCHEDULE IS HIGHLY FLEXIBLE AND STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO WORK WITH AS MANY DIFFERENT TUTORS AS THEY LIKE, OR STICK ONE OR TWO TUTORS, BASED ON THEIR PREFERENCE
MEET OUR TUTORS
OUR TEST PREP TUTORS ARE BRILLIANT, ENTHUSIASTIC, AND HIGHLY MOTIVATED YOUNG PEOPLE WHO SCORED IN THE
97TH PERCENTILE OR ABOVE IN THESE STANDARDIZED TESTS.
Meet Renita Shivnauth. Renita is an SAT and SSAT Math Tutor at College Quo. Renita hails from the island of St. Lucia, and currently studies Math and English at Bowdoin College. A true Math-wiz, Renita has taught CSEC, SAT and SSAT Math before joining College Quo. She believes that with patience and respect, everyone can find their "aha!" moment. Outside of Math, Renita enjoys the 3 B's - Barbels, Burpees, and Beaches. Oh, and cricket too!
SAT & SSAT MATH
Meet Justin Lowe. Justin is an ACT Math & English Tutor at College Quo. He is currently studying Economics and Biology at Cornell University. At Cornell, Justin plans to construct a nexus between the natural and social sciences, to apply his own fresh perspective to problem solving. Justin brings his passion for youth development and education to College Quo, as well as his undeniable brilliance. Justin served as Head Boy of Campion College, where he founded the Mr. & Mrs. Campionite Foundation. He's a problem solver, an avid knowledge-seeker, and even a professional steel pan soloist, and his been playing for more than 10 years. Our students are sure to succeed under Justin's guidance!
ACT MATH & ENGLISH
Meet Kathryn Lord. Kathryn is an SAT Math & English tutor at College Quo. She is currently a student at the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton '23), where she studies Business Economics and Public Policy. She is planning on pursuing a career in management consulting after graduation, but plans to do economic research into developing countries like Jamaica in the future. When applying to college, Kathryn surpassed her SAT score goal with a perfect score in the Math section, and started helping others to maximize their scores. She has been tutoring for 2 years, and believes that the key to a high SAT score is on strategy; not a perfect transcript. Kathryn also loves writing music, trying new recipes, and she brings her organized, laughter-loving, and adventure-seeking brilliance to the classroom, creating the warm yet efficient learning environment needed for students to thrive.
SAT MATH (FOCUS) & ENGLISH
Meet Calvin Wright. Calvin is an SAT English tutor at College Quo, who recently graduated from Lafayette College, where he was a Lafayette-Jamaica Scholar. At Lafayette, he majored in Economics and French with Certificates in Financial Policy and Analysis. Now, he am a Predoctoral Research Fellow at the Haas School of Business at the University of California - Berkeley. He's a big fan of the verbal sections of standardized tests and received a near-perfect score in the SAT Verbal & Writing sections when he took it a few years ago. Besides being a self-defined "vocab junkie", he enjoys travelling, learning and speaking new languages, and making music. Calvin is ready and excited to help you get your dream score!