The founder of the company, John Christianson, became interested in the SAT after taking the PSAT as a sophomore in high school. Motivated by his low scores, John studied diligently for the SAT, raising his score by nearly 400 points. After graduating from Swarthmore College, John began tutoring the SAT on a one-on-one basis in the Philadelphia area. Since 1989, he has helped thousands of students raise their ACT and SAT scores.
Christianson Tutorials strives to provide quality SAT & ACT instruction. All tutors and instructors possess excellent communication skills, a passion for teaching, and excellent test scores. Additionally, all tutors and instructors undergo extensive training.
Barbara has never received a complaint in over 8 years and boasts a stellar reputation as a premier tutor in the Lehigh Valley, PA region.
She received a BA in English from Yale University and a JD from Boston College Law School. After practicing law in New York City for 10 years, including positions as an Assistant District Attorney and as clerk to a Criminal Court Judge, Barb retired and spent 12 years as a stay-at-home parent to her four children. She then worked in the East Penn School District for 14 years as an Academic Support Instructor, providing remediation in Reading and Math to elementary school children. She has been at Christianson Tutorials for 8 years, tutoring high school students for the SAT and ACT.
I was really happy with the whole process—the director and the tutor continually communicated with us. Christianson Tutorials really cared about our son. Thanks.
-Lower Merion High School Parent