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Your Partners in Academic Success

Effective tutors merge subject matter expertise with teaching skills and genuine passion for learning. That’s why we hire graduates of top colleges—such as Penn, Duke, Notre Dame, and UVA—who have valuable experience teaching others. Tutoring isn’t an after-school activity, part-time job, or hobby for our instructors. They are fully committed to helping kids in McLean, Great Falls, and Charlottesville thrive in school and achieve their academic goals.

 

Northern Virginia

Griffin Johns

Director of Recruiting
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Griffin double majored in Economics and Geology at Washington and Lee. While in college, he performed geological research in Jamaica and Greece. Griffin also worked as a tennis coach to teach and hone techniques for his kids. Sessions with Griffin are collaborative and engaging.

Since coming to GLC, Griffin has developed a love for Santini’s, which has inspired his fantasy football team name. He is currently getting back into playing tennis after surgery sidelined him while in college.

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Matt White

Senior Associate Director
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Matt majored in History at the University of North Carolina, and had several years of classroom teaching experience for elementary, middle, and high school students before coming to GLC in 2012. In his time at GLC, Matt has earned rave reviews for his ability to keep sessions fun and help students avoid stress as they approach tests and deadlines.

At UNC, Matt was an intramural sports referee, experience that helps keep him composed even when the clock is running and emotions are charged. Over the past several years, he has helped update and improve GLC's in-house SAT curriculum, ensuring that students receive the most engaging and relevant content in our classes and private sessions.

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Jackie Davis

Senior Associate Director
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Jackie is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and speaks six languages including French, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, and Spanish. She loves to teach both the humanities and the sciences, including subjects like Biology, Physics, and AP Calculus. Moreover, Jackie has helped her students achieve their score goals on standardized tests such as the SAT, ACT, and SSAT.

Jackie has also taught math, Mandarin, and French in the Loudoun County Public School system. Her classroom experience has helped her recognize the many ways students learn, which is why she tailors her lessons to each student. She regularly reaches out to students’ teachers and parents and is determined to give her students the tools they need to succeed.

Thanks to her experience as a Girl Scout and professor's assistant, Jackie feels like she has never stopped teaching. She loves to travel and has lived abroad in both Paris and Japan. Ultimately, Jackie works to make her tutoring sessions productive yet fun and enjoys seeing her students build confidence during their sessions.

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Lauren Hudak

Associate Director
Lauren Hudak

Lauren is a 2016 graduate of the University of Virginia with a degree in English and Media Studies, and recently finished her Masters of Arts in Teaching at NYU. Lauren loves when she gets the chance to work with students on essays, literature, and anything having with the written word. She excels in teaching the SAT and enhancing students' confidence in themselves in all subjects. She knows how to connect with her students and make them feel comfortable and productive in a tutoring session. Enthusiasm and positivity are a big part of Lauren’s sessions.

Growing up on the Jersey Shore, she misses the smell of saltwater and the easy access to the ocean. After moving every year the past few years though, she is excited to stay in one place for a while and get to know D.C. and all its fun opportunities. She is willing to see whether any pizza place comes even close to the dollar slice pizza places she is familiar with in New York.

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Laya Mohan

Associate Director
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Laya finished her degree in Communications with a minor in Biology at Wake Forest University in 2017. Laya is a versatile tutor who helps students with a variety of subjects, including Calculus BC and multiple AP Sciences. Graduating in 3 years, Laya knows how to manage her time effectively and teach students how to do that as well. Laya teaches in a direct and engaging manner, and can explain things in multiple ways in order to maximize understanding.

Dancing and travelling are some of Laya’s passions, which explains how she placed 3rd in a national dance competition in India. Laya is southern raised and proud of it, and she looks forward to making a big impact here at GLC.

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Austin Loman

Associate Director
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Austin grew up in Bethesda, Maryland and holds a degree in physics from the University of Maryland. He started giving guitar lessons in high school, and has been passionate about education ever since. Austin enjoys reinforcing the basics so that he can then push students to their maximum potential with more difficult problems. He has lots of experience tutoring students over the years, and enjoys the long term relationships he has built with his students. His analytic, yet intuitive style is perfect for helping students with all skill and aptitude levels of math and science.

Despite his dedication to academics, he still makes time to shred the guitar when needed, and often can be found checking out at concerts in the DC area or working on his jazz-fusion solo project. Ask Austin for music recommendations and you will not be disappointed.

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1483 Chain Bridge Road
Suite #203
McLean, VA 22101
703-288-2808

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Great Falls, VA 22066
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Charlottesville, VA 22903
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