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Meet the Tutors

Welcome!

Here you can meet some of the incredible tutors at the Center for Academic Success & Tutoring! If you would like to schedule an appointment with any of them or any of our other tutoring and SI staff please make an appointment in Navigate or use the direct link below. For additional support you can call the tutoring center front desk at 973-655-4364.

We want to hear about your tutoring experience! Be sure to complete the Tutoring Feedback Survey to share your thoughts about your tutors. This information is shared anonymously during evaluation periods to help our team build their tutoring skills. Plus, we also love to give a tutor a positive shout out.


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Name: Emily Brennan
Major: German and Linguistics

Year: Sophomore
Subjects Tutored: German
Fun Fact: Emily is currently learning Italian.

Want to work with Emily? Click her direct link here!


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Name: Andrew Altilio
Major: Computer Science (combined BS/MS)

Year: Sophomore
Subjects Tutored: Italian
Fun Fact:Andrew can do accents and impressions

Want to work with Andrew? Click his direct link here!


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Name: David Ogando Jr.
Major: Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences

Year: Junior
Subjects Tutored: Science
Fun Fact:I have gone snorkeling twice in the Dominican Republic.

Want to work with David? Click his direct link here!

 


Jehan

Name: Jehan Abayhan
Major: Accounting
Year: Graduated!
Subjects Tutored: Accounting and Business Administration
Fun Fact: Jehan switched her major three times before committing to accounting

Want to work with Jehan? Click her direct link here!


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Name: Samantha Zakrzewski
Major: Psychology BA/MA
Year: Junior
Subjects Tutored: Academic Coaching
Fun Fact: I love to bake, read, and take adventures!

Want to work with Samantha? Click her direct link here!


Name: Rachel Serviss
Major: English
Year: Junior
Subjects Tutored: Academic Coaching
Fun Fact: I am a full year ahead of what my age matches up to – I’m 19, so I should be a Sophomore, but I’m a Junior!

Want to work with Rachel? Click her direct link here!


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Name: Alessandra Mogrovejo
Major: Psychology
Year: Sophomore
Subjects Tutored: Academic Coaching
Fun Fact: I own 3 pugs.

Want to work with Alessandra? Click her direct link here!


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Name: Isaias Hernandez
Major: Exercise Science with a minor in Chemistry
Year: Junior
Subjects Tutored: Anatomy and Physiology and Biology
Fun Fact: Isaias enjoys lifting weights, playing guitar, spending time with his friends and he is a member of the Army ROTC at Seton Hall University

Want to work with Isaias? Click his direct link here!


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Name: Anthony Boldrini
Major:Psychology
Year: Junior
Subjects Tutored: Dual Enrollment Sociology and Speech
Fun Fact: II enjoy reading and watching sports


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Name: Carlos Salvador
Major: Professional and Public Writing
Year: Junior
Subjects Tutored: College Writing, General Writing
Fun Fact: Carlos can hold his breath under water for 2 minutes, but doesn’t know how to swim.

Want to work with Carlos? Click his direct link here!


Name: Samantha Costigan
Major: School Psychology
Year: Graduate Student
Subjects Tutored: Statistics
Fun Fact: Samantha used to live in Florida.

Want to work with Samantha? Click her direct link here!


Brandon

Name: Brandon Martinez
Major: Applied Mathematics
Year: Graduated!
Subjects Tutored: Supplemental Instructor for Applied Calculus A
Fun Fact: Brandon loves being in nature and playing the piano.

Want to work with Brandon? Click his direct link here and look under “Drop In”!


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Name: Ashley Pangan
Major: Educational Foundations for Elementary Education and Teacher Ed Program K-6
Year: Junior
Subjects Tutored:Gen Ed Support and Study Hall
Fun Fact: Ashley loves cats and sneakers.

Want to work with Ashley? Click her direct link here and look under  “Drop In” !


Name: Megan Murnick
Major:Family Science and Human Development Teacher Education Program Elementary Education

Year: Senior
Subjects Tutored: Family Science and Human Development, Education, Math 106, American Sign Language
Fun Fact: I am obsessed with scary movies. The scarier the better.

Want to work with Megan? Click her direct link here !


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Name: Manuel Ortiz
Major:Biology

Year: Senior
Subjects Tutored: Supplemental Instructor for BIOL 112
Fun Fact: I am a former us navy sailor, lived in San Diego and Jacksonville

Want to work with Manuel? Click his direct link here and look under “Drop In” !


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Name: Shivani Parekh
Major:Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing

Year: Sophomore
Subjects Tutored: WRIT 105/106; CMST 101; JUST101
Fun Fact: I am a Bollywood fanatic and love to watch movies.

Want to work with Shivani? Click her direct link here !


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Name: Melissa Spigelman
Major:Molecular Biology

Year: Junior
Subjects Tutored: General Science
Fun Fact: I take care of over 1000 zebrafish!

Want to work with Melissa? Click her direct link here !


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Name: Kris Skotek
Major: Accounting with a Minor in Spanish for International Business

Year: Junior
Subjects Tutored: Accounting, Business Law, Precalc, Calculus, Business Statistics, and Spanish.
Fun Fact: In my free time, I play 5 musical instruments

Want to work with Kris? Click his direct link here !


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Name: Jeongseok Peter Suh
Major: Music Education

Year: Senior
Subjects Tutored: Chinese, Music
Fun Fact: I’ve performed at Carnegie hall and Lincoln Center

Want to work with Jeongseok? Click his direct link here !


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Name: Preyanka Rana
Major:Molecular Biology Minoring in Psychology

Year: Sophomore
Subjects Tutored: Biology 100 and 112 and College Writing 105 and 106
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Want to work with Preyanka? Click her direct link here !


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Name: Ashley Obade
Major:Public Health

Year: Senior
Subjects Tutored:  College Writing 105 and 106
Fun Fact: Ashley has lived in four different states.

Want to work with Ashley? Click her direct link here !


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Name: Cathleen Paluszek
Major:Mathematics (Dual Certification in Teaching k-12) and Masters in Special Education

Year: Senior
Subjects Tutored: Supplemental Instructor for Precalculus
Fun Fact: Cat loves weight lifting and knows how to ride a motorcycle!

Want to work with Cathleen? Click her direct link here and look under “Drop In” !


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Name:Samantha Navarrete
Major:Mathematics

Year: Senior
Subjects Tutored: Supplemental Instructor
Fun Fact: I love to bake and I coach for a high school rowing team 🙂

Want to work with Samantha? Click her direct link here and look under “Drop In” !


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Name:Zachary Vaporis
Major:Economics

Year: Senior
Subjects Tutored: Supplemental Instructor for Precalculus
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Want to work with Zachary? Click his direct link here !