My name is Heather and I'm a prospective Mathematics major at Princeton. I'm ecstatic to join the Princeton Tutoring team because I love to share my passion for intellectual pursuits with others and convey that learning can be a difficult and stressful albeit fun and transformative process. I'm particularly excited to tutor in mathematics in an effort to help students overcome their "math-phobia" and realize that mathematics is a fundamentally artistic, creative, and beautiful subject. I've presented research in mathematics at international and national science fairs and hope to eventually obtain a doctoral degree in the subject. On the opposite end of the spectrum, I am a passionate logophile (word-lover) and enjoy reading in my free time; my favorite authors are Edith Wharton, Jane Austen, and Malcolm Gladwell. Beyond academia, I amuse myself by swimming, going to plays, performances, and museums, and listening to Oldies music.
Education: Princeton University
Undergrad Major: Mathematics
Other Degrees/Minors: Certificate in Linguistics
Class Rank: 1
Awards & Honors: National Merit Scholarship Winner, AP Scholar with Honor, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, 4th Place in Mathematics, National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Competitor, North Jersey Regional Science Fair, 1st Place in Mathematics and Computer Science, Monmouth Junior Science Symposium, 1st Place Paper Presenter, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Gold and Silver Keys
Interests & Activities: Peer Tutoring, Math Challenge Club (Founder/Leader), Newspaper Club (Editor-in-Chief), Interact Rotary Club, National Honor Society (Secretary)
SAT Scores: 800 Math, 790 Critical Reading, 800 Writing
AP Exams: 5 Calculus BC, 5 English Language and Composition, 5 U.S. History, 5 Statistics
SAT Subject Tests: 800 Math Level 2, 770 U.S. History
Other Interests & Activities: At Princeton, I'm involved in Students for Education Reform and the Butler College Council; I also plan to embark on several service projects through the Pace Center for Civil Engagement.
Location: Princeton University