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Ari Barkan

Ari is one of our top ELA, SHSAT, AND SAT tutors. He is a graduate of Brooklyn College where he earned a bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in philosophy. Ari has been awarded several English and creative writing awards. He has been a private tutor for a few years now, helping third-eighth graders prepare for the English Language Arts standardized testing. Ari also helps 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. 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 The Blacklist, Gotham, and Law and Order. Ari views teaching as a rare opportunity to help shape the future for the better.