Meet the Tutors
Vanderbilt Tutoring Services Tutors 2021-2022
Aki is a junior from Cincinnati, Ohio majoring in biology with minors in math and sociology. He tutors in chemistry, biology, and math courses. On campus, he participates in medical research, serves as PR chair for VPS, and is involved in other clubs such as water polo and VSUPS. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and going out with friends.
Bethanie is a senior from Salisbury, NC (home of the wonderful soft drink Cheerwine). She majors in chemistry and Medicine, Health, and Society with a minor in German. She tutors in biological sciences, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and neuroscience. In her free time, Bethanie enjoys watching Netflix and sports. On campus, she participates in Alpha Phi Omega and VSVS.
Binh is a sophomore from Vietnam. He is currently double-majoring in Mathematics and Computer Science. He tutors mathematics, chemistry, and economics. On campus, Binh participates in research projects revolving around Artificial Intelligence, and he is also involved in Vanderbilt’s Math and Programming clubs. In his freetime, he enjoys playing video games with his friends, watching movies, and playing his guitar.
Bryan is a sophomore from Gainesville, Florida who plans on majoring in biological sciences. He tutors in general biology and chemistry as well as mathematics. On campus, he works with the Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science and his research lab. In his free time, he can be found swimming with the Vanderbilt swim club or playing his violin. Beyond these passions, Bryan also enjoys his other interests in finding new ways to automate his homework through the power of python, honing his skills on his favorite Esport’s ladder, and cooking.
Christopher Maldonado is a first-year math graduate student from Puerto Rico. He tutors in the introductory math courses (calculus, linear algebra, etc). In his free time, he enjoys playing video games with his friends and watching Netflix.
Clara is a junior from Shanghai, China. She majors in Mathematics and Political Science with minors in Philosophy and Data Science. She tutors in math and econ courses. On campus, she is involved in Global China Connection, Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Journal, and Vanderbilt Lives. She is also a member of the political science research ROCCA Lab.
Isabel Schnelle is a junior from Kansas City, MO. She plans to major in Medicine, Health, & Society with a minor in Biological Sciences. She tutors in biological sciences, general and organic chemistry, and calculus. In her free time, Isabel enjoys hanging out with her friends watching Vandy sports and exploring Nashville.
Joe is a sophomore from Westerly, RI. He plans to major in computer science and applied mathematics, along with a business minor. He is a tutor in economics, mathematics, and physics. In his free time, Joe likes to play tennis, go to the beach, and practice the piano.
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Jose Leonardo is a sophomore from San Jose, Costa Rica. He plans to major in mechanical engineering with a computer science minor. He tutors in physics, mathematics and chemistry. In his free time, Jose Leonardo enjoys hiking and robotics.
Katlyn is a junior majoring in neuroscience and Medicine, Health, and Society. She tutors in biological sciences, general and organic chemistry, single-variable calculus, and neuroscience. She volunteers as an administrator for the North Carolina American Red Cross and is a yoga instructor. In her free time she loves practicing yoga, watching Netflix, and hanging out with friends.
Katrina is a senior from Poughquag, NY. She is majoring in molecular and cellular biology with a minor in Chinese. She tutors in biological sciences, chemistry, and physics. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing the piano, and watching figure skating. On campus, she is involved in Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science, Alpha Phi Omega, and nuclear phosphoinositide research in the Blind Lab.
Lilly is a junior majoring in biological sciences. She tutors in biological sciences, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics. On campus, she is involved in Kefi Collective, a public arts organization. One of her favorite Vanderbilt classes so far has been K’iche’ (a Mayan language).
Maggie is a sophomore from Memphis, TN majoring in computer science, molecular and cellular biology, and applied math. She tutors in biological sciences, general chemistry, and calculus. In her free time, Maggie enjoys sewing, art, and playing guitar. On campus, she participates in Phi Sigma Rho and the Asian American Student Association.
Mustafa is a junior from Ohio majoring in neuroscience and minoring in both history of art and Medicine, Health, and Society. Mustafa tutors in biological sciences, general and organic chemistry, neuroscience, and physics. In his free time, Mustafa enjoys volunteering at the VA and working as an undergraduate researcher in the Patel Lab.
Nikhil is a junior from Branchburg, New Jersey. He plans to major in mathematics and chemistry and tutors in chemistry, math, biology, and intro macroeconomics. Outside of tutoring, Nikhil is also involved with Club tennis, the Vanderbilt Impact Investment Group, and undergraduate research. In his free time, he enjoys tossing a frisbee, reading books, and playing chess.
Sarah is a junior from Scottsdale, Arizona. She is majoring in biomedical engineering with a minor in scientific computing. She tutors in math, chemistry, biological sciences, and physics. On campus, she is involved with Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science and drug delivery research in the Duvall lab. In her free time, Sarah enjoys playing on the club tennis team, watching Netflix with friends, and exploring Nashville.
Sydney is a senior from Columbus, Ohio. She is a Biochemistry & Chemical Biology major and is also minoring in Spanish. Although she is a science major, she enjoys math, so she tutors students in calculus. In her free time, Sydney enjoys making different things for people’s enjoyment. These activities include painting, cooking, and decorating.
Yuhan is a junior from Chengdu City in western China (the only native home to giant pandas in the world). She majors in Economics with a minor in Business and Korean. She tutors in Single Variable Calculus and several Economics courses. On campus, she is part of Vanderbilt debate team and an officer of Seniors Give Back campaign. In her free time, Yuhan loves taking film photos, reading suspense novels and coffee.
Ziche is a senior from Nanjing, China majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Japanese. He works in Karijolich lab and Vanderbilt Dermatology Translational Research Clinic as a student assistant. He enjoys working out and playing basketball often, and playing music during his free time. He has one dog and two cats!