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Ascent Prep is a premier, professional teaching academy that specializes in Math, Science, Computer Technology and Test Prep (GMAT, GRE, SAT, MCAT, AP) tutoring, available at a fraction of the rates that big generic test prep companies or ultra-expensive boutique tutoring agencies charge while offering an individually customized high standard program.  We offer specialized, top quality, dedicated, full-time professional tutoring services that are customized to each student’s individual academic needs.

Our founder and main senior tutor, Dr. Han Lee, is a friendly, patient, caring, and highly effective Columbia University Ph.D. with years of experience in teaching and high stakes test taking. We are results driven and know what it takes to consistently achieve high scores and gain deeper understanding in math & science subjects. Helping students reach their full potential and beyond in their academic and test taking endeavors is our top priority and ultimate goal. Our math, science, computer technology and test prep focused tutoring service is open to students at all levels, including high school & college students, as well as adult professionals.

We provide private one-on-one and small group tutoring to students in the greater New York City area. These same services are also available online at reduced rates. Online tutoring (private one-on-one or small group) is available to students across the US.

We offer a money back guarantee and referral bonus, please check these out in our Rates section.

Sample of our recent & current students, & subjects taught (2011/12/13)

Professional/Corporate Training & Tutoring

Location Corporate Topic Type
Manhattan, NYC Kenneth Cole Corporate Office

Major Retailer

Excel Training Course Individualized Training
Manhattan, NYC Real Estate Investment Firm Excel + Financial Models Training Individualized Training

Academic Tutoring

Location Level Subject Rating
Manhattan, NYC Corporate Attorney

Major Law Firm

GMAT Quantitative Doubling of quantitative score percentile-wise after a few weeks of intensive tutoring

Below 20 to above 40 (GMAT Quantitative score)

Manhattan, NYC Finance Professional

Top Private Equity Firm

GMAT Quantitative Near 700 on GMAT
Manhattan, NYC Finance Professional

Bloomberg L.P.

GMAT Quantitative Below 20 to above 40 (GMAT Quantitative score)
Manhattan, NYC Project Manager

Economics Research Group (Think Tank)

GRE Quantitative
Low 500s to 700+
Manhattan, NYC University Researcher

CUNY

GRE Quantitative
Low 500′s to 710
Manhattan, NYC Undergraduate

NYU

General Physics II
Achieved 100% (perfect score) on final
Manhattan, NYC Undergraduate

CUNY

General Physics I Achieved ‘A’ grade for course
Manhattan, NYC Undergraduate (Pre-Med)

CUNY (Baruch)

General Physics I
In Progress

Consistently maintained midterm scores around 95%

Manhattan, NYC Undergraduate

LSE
(London School of Economics)

Advanced Calculus I & II
Intensive prep over school break
Manhattan, NYC High School Senior

Upper West Side High School

SAT Math 600s to 720 (intensive sessions a few weeks before exam)
Manhattan, NYC High School Junior

Upper East Side High School

PreCalc Improved exam scores from ~60% to over 90%
Manhattan, NYC High School Senior

Hunter College High School

PreCalc Midterm scores: ~90%+. Final score: 99%
Manhattan, NYC High School Senior

Horace Mann

Advanced Calculus Achieves Significant Improvement on Multiple Test Scores
Manhattan, NYC High School Senior

Trinity School

Physics Achieves Significant Improvement on Multiple Test Scores
Manhattan, NYC Medical (M.D.) Student

Temple University

MATLAB Programming for Medical Research Completed

[Research/Project]

Manhattan, NYC Mechanical Engineering Masters Student

CUNY

MATLAB Programming for Engineering Completed

[Research/Project]

Manhattan, NYC Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate

CUNY

MATLAB Programming for Engineering Completed

[Learned MATLAB from scratch]

Greater New York City area includes Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Hoboken (NJ), Jersey City (NJ), Edgewater (NJ), Fort Lee (NJ), and locations within 20 miles of Manhattan.

Contact me, Dr. Han Lee (Columbia Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A.), for immediate test prep, tutoring or professional training help.

“I have taught and currently tutor high school, college, and adult professional students in the Northern NJ and NYC areas. My innovative, scientific and systematic approach helps students form a natural and precise thinking process that reduces anxiety during exams and tests. This approach was developed from my own academic journey, which involved countless exams and tests that I myself had to take in order to graduate with an honors bachelor’s (summa cum laude) and 3 advanced Ivy League degrees over the years.” – Dr. Han Lee

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