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Ari Barkan

Ari is one of our top ELA, SHSAT, AND SAT tutors.  He also helps students prepare for specialized high school tests and admission essays. He is a graduate of Brooklyn College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science,  with a minor degree in philosophy. Ari has been awarded several English and creative writing awards. He has been a private tutor for almost 5 years now, helping third-eighth graders prepare for the English Language Arts standardized testing by ensuring that all elements of the materials are fully understood. Ari also helps older students prepare for the SHSAT and SAT exams by taking a very individualized approach to teaching the materials. He makes sure that all elements of these tests are fully understood by the students, before moving on. When Ari is not teaching, he is writing and acting. Ari has written several scripts and has acted in several major network television shows and feature films. He can be seen in TV shows such as New Amsterdam, East NY, Blue Bloods, The Blacklist, Gotham, and Law and Order: OC.  Ari views teaching as a rare opportunity to help shape the future for the better. 

Ari Barkan
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