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Matthew Makrinos

Math SAT and ACT prep Curriculum Design, Math SSAT prep, ISEE prep, GRE prep, ASVAB prep, Math Tutoring, Subject Tutoring, Study Skills Since his time at CBA, Matthew graduated Magnum Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in Boston Massachusetts, and developed his unique approach to problem solving while designing learning analyses and curricula for major test consulting firms. Matthew actively endorses SoulTone Cymbals, and has a new live album on iTunes. He can be seen on his drum kit in his jazz trio, Deftet, in fine establishments throughout the New Jersey Shore or on his surfboard at the beach. Matthew endorses and is sponsored by Soultone Cymbals. We joined forces to bring students the best in Math and English instruction with our thoughtful, laid-back style. Through conversation we analyze grade performance, personality, and goals to formulate a program of study tailored to each student we teach.

Marlee Napurano

Verbal SAT and ACT prep Curriculum Design,Verbal SSAT prep, ISEE prep, Private Guidance Counseling, College Application ConsultingAfter graduating from the Ranney School, Marlee earned her BA in English at Yale University, with a focus on 16th and 17th Century sacred literature. She has run SAT Verbal programs for national and local companies throughout New York and New Jersey, and has taught American Literature at the Delbarton School. Marlee is a member of the Yale Alumni Schools Committee for which she conducts Yale admissions interviews, and also currently serves as the Secretary of the Association of Yale Alumni of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. She has an album on iTunes to show for her years as a professional singer/songwriter.

WaveLength Tutors

All of our tutors have been trained in our techniques and confer with us every step of the way. But more importantly, these individuals all bring their personal brand of virtuosity to everything they do.

Andrea Goldman

New Jersey, NJ, Test prep, home tutors, SAT prep, ACT prep, SSAT prep, Monmouth County

ACT Specialist, SAT prep, SSAT prep, ISEE prep, GRE prep, GMAT prep With over 10 years of experience, Andrea is a senior member of the WaveLength team. After graduating from RBR, Andrea earned a BS in Communication and Rhetorical Studies from Syracuse University, where she developed a passion for teaching as a tutor for the men’s basketball team. In 2003, fresh from Syracuse, Andrea brought her enthusiasm for teaching to Wavelength. She was an instant favorite with students and maintained her commitment to improving SAT scores even while pursuing a legal career in Pittsburgh for 2 years, where her passion for editing led one judge to nickname her “the beast with the red pen.” Andrea also has experience teaching students with learning disabilities and processing disorders. In her free time, Andrea enjoys traveling, big dogs, and college basketball.

Dr. Alli Candelmo

NJ, ACT prep, SAT prep, courses, classes, home tutoring, Monmouth County, New Jersey

AP Chemistry, AP Biology, Algebra and Geometry TutoringAlli has a PhD in Marine Ecology and Ecotoxicology and a BA in Chemistry also from Rutgers University. Alli spent a year in Malaysia researching coral reef biodiversity and the toxicity of oil dispersants, and has also run manta ray telemetry projects in Hawaii and the Gulf of Mexico. She has been a TA for Biology at Rutgers and has, for the past three years, worked on a National Science Foundation fellowship, developing and teaching hands-on science activities for GK-12 classrooms.

Daniel Sozomenu

New Jersey, NJ, Test prep, Home Tutors, SAT prep, ACT prep, CBA Entrance Exam, Monmouth County

CBA Entrance and Placement Exam Specialist, SAT prep, PSAT prep, ACT prep, English and Writing TutoringAfter graduating from CBA, Daniel earned a BA from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, double majoring in Journalism/Mass Communications and Sociology/Anthropology. Daniel has also been a magazine editor, a martial artist, and a DJ and currently works in radio and with prominent urban music artists in a number of capacities.

Anna Rose Johnson

New Jersey, NJ, Test prep, home tutors, SAT prep, ACT prep, Admissions Test prep, Monmouth County

SAT II Subject Test prep, AP Exams, Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Spanish Subject TutoringAnna Rose Johnson graduated from Tufts University in 2012 with a B.A. in Spanish and Community Health and earned her Master of Public Health degree at Rutgers School of Public Health. Having scored in the 95th percentile on the MCAT examination, she is a medical student at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and pursuing a concurrent PhD in Public Health at Rutgers, a program created for her to pioneer. Anna Rose has taken organic and inorganic chemistry, physics, calculus, and biology at the college level and has scored over 700 on corresponding SAT subject tests. In her free time, she serves as a Spanish/English interpreter at the Chandler Clinic, a free-clinic in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Anna Rose has spent a semester abroad in Madrid, Spain and frequently travels to Honduras for medical relief projects.

Matt D'Amato

Monmouth County, New Jersey, NJ, SAT, Calculus, Test prep tutors

SAT II Subject Test prep, AP Exams, Calculus, Chemistry, Physics Subject Tutoring Originally from New York and now a Monmouth County resident, Matt D’Amato holds advanced degrees in Materials Science, Climate Science and Policy, and Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Columbia University, and Pace University, respectively. With a diverse background in science research, he enjoys sharing knowledge and interest in science with students of almost all ages and has worked in the field of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education since 2005. Matt presently teaches physics at the Ranney School and enjoys triathlon (2-time Ironman finisher), travel, music (piano and guitar), cooking and baking when time allows…all after playing with the family dog, Riley.

Tosin Fofah

New Jersey, NJ, Ocean County, SAT prep, ACT prep, SSAT prep, Test prep tutors

Math SAT prep, SSAT prep, ACT prep, GRE prep, Maths, Chemistry, Physics, History, Subject TutoringHaving graduated from The College of New Jersey in 2013 with a B.A. in History, Tosin is currently pursuing a masters degree in Biomedical Science from the Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. During his undergraduate and post-graduate career he has taken part in several research topics ranging from the molecular biology of drug addiction to the progression of neurodegeneration in Huntington’s disease. During his free time Tosin enjoys working out and growing his extensive music collection.

Kevin Francolini

New Jersey, NJ, Test prep, home tutors, SAT prep, ACT prep, CBA Admissions Test prep, Monmouth County

Verbal SAT prep, AP prep, AP US and European History, Writing and Subject Tutoring, LSAT prepKevin, a CBA alumnus, recently graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in both History and English. He has a Masters in History from Rutgers University and has just returned to Georgetown for law school. Kevin has also studied theology and is fluent in German. While at Georgetown, he was a four-year Varsity coxswain for Men’s Lightweight Crew and helped lead the team to national and international success, including a bronze-medal at the Eastern Sprints and victories at the Henley Royal Regatta in England. Kevin has also served as Assistant Coach of CBA Crew and as a sommelier de la bière, where he paired foods with artisanal, craft, and import beers.