About Mr. Corn

Mr. Corn
Photo by Leigh Leibel

About twelve years ago, Mr. Corn was designing and building computer systems for a large corporation. When they announced they were relocating, he decided to pursue his longstanding interest in mathematics and education. Since then he has helped hundreds of middle school and high school students with their studies in mathematics and with preparation for standardized tests. His tutoring students have increased their math scores by as much as 210 SAT points (or ACT equivalent), and his math prep books have sold more than 20,000 copies.

His students have gone on to attend many top colleges, including Amherst, Babson, Bates, Berkeley, BC, Bowdoin, Brown, Bucknell, Colgate, Columbia, Dartmouth, Davidson, Duke, Emory, Georgetown, Hamilton, Johns Hopkins, Lehigh, Michigan, Middlebury, Mt Holyoke, Northwestern, NYU, Penn, Princeton, RPI, Stanford, Tufts, Tulane, UNC, UVA, Vanderbilt, Vassar, Villanova, Wake Forest, and Wesleyan.

Tutoring Experience and Education

Helped hundreds of different types of students achieve their math potential, as measured by improvements in their grades in school or improvements in standardized test scores. Worked with students at all levels of ability, from those failing math to those seeking to maintain an A.

Completed all post-graduate coursework toward a PhD in Applied Statistics. During this time, was a teaching assistant, grading papers and teaching statistics sections of graduate students.  

Earned a Masters degree in Applied Statistics. During this time, tutored college students.

Earned a Bachelors degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, creating an individual major and writing an honors thesis. During this time, was a teaching assistant for a computer programming class (grading homework; administering exams) and tutored college students.