Hi! My name is Loki and I’m a recent graduate of Princeton University, where I earned my B. A. in Physics and a certificate in Applied Mathematics. My research specialized in theoretical high-energy physics (think: particles and strings). I will soon pursue my PhD in theoretical physics at the University of Michigan. Currently, I work as a math teacher at Art of Problem Solving.
I have always loved teaching, having been a tutor and teaching assistant at Princeton throughout my time as an undergraduate. I see every tutoring session as an opportunity to challenge myself to explain concepts in just the right way for a particular student, since no two students learn the same way.
Outside of academics, I enjoy playing piano, skateboarding, and reading books (especially sci-fi).
Education: Princeton University
Undergrad Major: A.B. Physics
Other Degrees/Minors: Certificate in Applied & Computational Mathematics
Awards & Honors: National Merit Finalist (& scholarship recipient), AP Scholar with Distinction
Interests & Activities: JV track & field (Co-Captain), co-founder of a photography business, co-founder of a summer debate camp for elementary- and middle-schoolers
SAT Scores: 790 math, 780 verbal
AP Exams: 5 Calculus BC, 5 Physics C: Mechanics, 5 Physics C: E&M, 5 Computer Science A, 5 Microeconomics, 5 Macroeconomics, 5 Biology, 5 Chinese, 5 US History, 5 Music Theory
SAT Subject Tests: 800 Math Level 2, 800 Physics, 800 Biology
Other Awards: High Honors in the Princeton Physics Department, Shenstone Prize for excellence in the Princeton Physics Department (awarded twice), Pyka Prize for excellence in the Princeton Physics Department, Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion Award for service in the Princeton Physics Department, Princeton University Bell-Burnell Award for women in physics
Other Interests & Activities: At Princeton, I was involved in: Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (Peer Educator), Princeton Society of Physics Students (Diversity Liaison), Undergraduate Women in Physics (Vice President), volunteering at the Princeton Nursery School.