Personalized Standardized Test, K-12 Tutoring, And College Application Prep

Personalized Standardized Test, K-12 Tutoring, And College Application Prep

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Offers online services
Offers online services


USC Graduates Offering SAT, ACT, College Application, and K-12 Tutoring

Hello! My name is Mihir Kumar, and I recently graduated from USC under the full-tuition Trustee Scholarship with dual degrees in Human Biology and Economics, and a minor in Mathematical Finance. I’ve been tutoring since 2016, recently hired a few tutors due to high tutoring demand, and am currently saving up for medical school, so my team and I are excited to work with new students!

Over the past few years, I have personally tutored over 75 K-12 students in standardized testing (primarily ACT/SAT/PSAT), math (from elementary operations through Calculus), the basic sciences, English, reading, writing, and more totaling over 2500 total hours (both online and in-person). Many of my students have improved their SAT and ACT scores by 250-350+ points and 5-8+ points, respectively, too. Each of my hired tutors also specializes in the subjects they teach and I have passed down what I have learned over the last several years to each of these hired tutors through tutoring trainings.

Having experience with the internal workings of the USC admissions process, my team and I also provide college admissions assistance and have assisted many students in earning admission to wonderful colleges such as Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Oxford, the University of Warwick, the London School of Economics, Boston University, USC, etc.

Beyond my qualifications, my team and I really pride ourselves in personalizing our tutoring. None of us will ever have more than 6-7 students at a time so that we can provide the best possible personalization of teaching to each student. Additionally, being at a similar age to many of our students helps us relate to them a lot better than some older tutors may be able to; we have more recent experience with taking the same courses/tests as them or applying to colleges like them, and this helps a lot in our tutoring personalization.

In terms of our team's teaching style, we love being able to connect with students beyond the structured environment of most classrooms and tutoring/prep academies. We try to provide our students with just enough structure so that they know how to study, how to test, etc., but enough autonomy so that they can learn how to succeed on their own.

Helping students navigate this fine line is really meaningful, as many of our students have reached out to me after starting college talking about how the study habits we built together were really helpful. This means a lot to me and to my team and we look forward to helping more students develop similarly powerful habits.

Finally, given the different levels of experience on our team, we do offer a variety of price ranges to provide you with the tutor that best fits your needs. We have a few tutors that have been tutoring for 7+ years, a few that have been tutoring for ~4 years, and a few that have been tutoring for 1-2 years. Although our more experienced tutors will generally charge more, all of our tutors are incredibly capable and have been trained to the same high standards.

With all of that being said, if you are interested, please let me know if you would like any additional information, references, or a resumé. You can also reach me by email or through phone/text — just ask! Thank you very much!


Hired 1 time
7 employees
7 years in business
Serves Wilmette, IL
Offers online services

Payment methods

Cash, Check, Venmo, Apple Pay, Zelle


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ashley S.

I just finished up my last session with Mihir for college applications and college essays and he has been so helpful. He knew a lot about all of the schools I was applying to and seemed really informed on what colleges are looking for. He helped me bring out my best self in my applications and Im very proud of my applications.
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January 19, 2023

Declan E.

I started working with Mihir early last summer to prepare for the ACT after I didn’t do too well on my SAT. He helped me study rigorously for the test and taught me a number of invaluable test taking strategies, and by the end of our time studying together I did phenomenally on my ACT. We started working on colleges together right after, and my first response from a college was an acceptance from one of my top schools. To get the most out of Mihir you need to be ready to put in the work with him, but positive results will definitely show. He’s consistent, flexible and will always push you to do your best.
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January 04, 2023

Matthew C.

I started working with Mihir in June and he helped so much with the ACT! We also worked on college applications together and so far, Ive been accepted to all of my early action schools. Hes been very helpful with everything so far!
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January 04, 2023

Michelle L.

Got help with college apps - Mihir had great and efficient methods to inspire unique answers for my essays. I had no idea where to start with these vague prompts. Mihir really helped me identify a story that actually resonated with me and was super helpful in every step of the college application process.
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June 30, 2022

Joan M.

Mihir has been tutoring me for about 2 months now for math and reading. Working with him has been so helpful in improving my ACT math score from a 24 to a 31 and my ACT reading score from a 25 to a 30, in just a couple months. I have ADHD so it is a little difficult for me to make my own study plans, but Mihir has helped so much with that. I definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a new tutor!
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June 30, 2022

Shivani D.

Mihir was such a great tutor. He created a personalized SAT prep schedule for me and helped me achieve my dream score!
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November 11, 2019

Frequently asked questions

I recently graduated from the University of Southern California with dual degrees in Human Biology and Economics with a minor in Mathematical Finance under the full-tuition Trustee Scholarship. At USC, I led several teaching-based extracurricular commitments, including co-founding a volunteer-based tutoring program that helped tutor over 500 low-income and underrepresented minority families in the Los Angeles area; teaching 2nd grade classrooms about their communities and values through art. Each of our tutors is also highly qualified and has received A grades in the subjects they are teaching and have at least 1-2 years of experience teaching what they are tutoring.

Services offered

Reading And Writing Tutoring
Test Prep Tutoring
Social Sciences