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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.

Name: Theresa Oh
Major: Business Administration w/ Concentration in Management
Year: Senior
Subjects Tutored: Korean
Fun Fact: Theresa lived in Boston for many years before moving back to New Jersey

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


Name: Tamar Schwarzer
Major: Business Administration (Management and Hospitality and Service Management) with minors in Spanish and International Business

Year: Senior
Subjects Tutored: Hebrew, Spanish
Fun Fact: Tamar has visited Israel and has gone parasailing there

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


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!


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!


Name: John Machusky
Major: Information Technology
Year: Graduate Student
Subjects Tutored:Computer Science and Information Technology

Fun Fact: John likes to take walks in the city and explore new places

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


Name: Jehan Abayhan
Major: Accounting
Year: Senior
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!


Name: Ramzi El Far
Major: Accounting
Year: Senior
Subjects Tutored: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Spreadsheet Modeling, Strategic Business Communication

Fun Fact: Ramzi plays a lot of video games

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


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!


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: Allyn Lilien
Major: Math (Dual Certification in Teaching) and Master’s in Education
Year: Senior
Subjects Tutored: Supplemental Instructor for Calculus I
Fun Fact: Allyn plays lacrosse for MSU

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


Name: Brandon Martinez
Major: Applied Mathematics
Year: Graduate Student
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”!


Name: Imani Mosquera
Major: Mathematics
Year: Graduate Student
Subjects Tutored: Supplemental Instructor for Applied Linear Algebra
Fun Fact: Imani can say the alphabet backwards in English and Spanish

Want to work with Imani? 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 !

 


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” !


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 !


Name: Kencia Mele (my friends call me Sunshine or Kence)
Major:Family Science & Human Development Department

Year: Doctoral Candidate
Subjects Tutored: General Academic Coach for Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Fun Fact:  I’m from sunny South Florida, where I live less than 10 minutes from the beach. Been in NJ for 10 years and have never been to the beach (because I can’t fathom paying to go to a beach!).

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


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 !


Name: Preyanka Rana
Major:Molecular Biology Minoring in Psychology

Year:  Sophomore
Subjects Tutored: Biology 100 and 112 and College Writing 105 and 106
Fun Fact: 

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


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” !