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    B.A. in History & B.S. in Mathematics, The Evergreen State College

    Curtis has been teaching for The Princeton Review since 2007. While at The Evergreen State College, Curtis was chosen to be the undergraduate speaker and used his platform to warn about the dangers of listening to the advice of undergraduate students! After moving to New York in 2006, he tutored teen moms to pass the math portion of the New York Regents Exam. He is also an improv comedian who performs regularly around the city.
    Curtis is a Standard Tutor of the SSAT, ISEE, SHSAT, PSAT, ACT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests (Math level 1 & 2 and Physics), GMAT, GRE and Academic Tutoring (Algebra, Geometry & Trigonometry).

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