Meet our Elite Instructors!
At Ready4, we hired only 99-percentile scoring and engaging instructors that LOVE teaching test prep.
Eric Maltzer has scored in the 99th percentile of the SAT, PSAT, 4 SAT II's, 7 AP's, the LSAT, the GRE, and the GMAT (4x). He has taught standardized test-taking classes to more than 500 students and tutored more than 400 others for the past seven years while working at the U.S. State Department, MIT, and two different venture capital funds. His students average an increase of 130 points on their tests. Eric has a B.A. from Yale University, an M.P.P. from Harvard University, and an M.B.A. from MIT. In his free time, Eric loves sailing, surfing, playing soccer, rooting for Tampa sports teams, and training for the newest standardized test.
“What an amazing teacher! Eric is so engaging, so knowledgeable, so personable! Loved it.”
"I joined the class because of Eric's background!"
“I want [Eric] to be my personal coach!”
"Very good way of teaching. Love his style and will definitely apply his strategies to reading the passages."
Sarah has tutored for several major test prep companies including Kaplan, Revolution Prep, Next Step, and Varsity Tutors, and has over 1000 hours of test prep tutoring experience. Sarah earned her B.A. in English and Geology from Amherst College and an M.Sc. in Geosciences from the University of Arizona. She then spent five years as a K-12 science teacher and four years in project development at Fortune 50 oil and gas companies, before leaving her job in the energy sector to hike the Pacific Crest Trail.
"[Sarah] made me feel comfortable to ask what may seem like silly questions."
"[Sarah's] class was very engaging and informative, I learned how to better prepare!"
With over 15 years of GMAT teaching experience, and an official score of 800 (51M and 51V), Richard Swartz is the ultimate GMAT expert. Prior to teaching test prep, Richard earned his MS in Applied Physics from Stanford and his BS in Physics from Indiana University. He has passed all three levels of the CFA Program, and has an MBA with a concentration in finance from Assumption University in Thailand. His classroom motto is "Come for the GMAT, Stay for the Sarcasm!"
"Very straightforward and helped me review GMAT's tricks and explained everything clearly. Thanks Richard!"
"Thank you, I really enjoyed the whole [class] and it definitely showed me my weak points and areas I can improve. "
"Richard is very knowledgeable about the GMAT and every aspect of the test. He is familiar with competing test prep companies, and he relates well to the diverse backgrounds of his students and GMAT test takers."
"Excellent instructor. Very clear, knowledgeable and responsive."
"[Richard's] style of teaching is really effective, I definitely appreciate your nuggets of wisdom. It was really helpful to gain an understanding of how to approach and break down a question."
Anthony is a full-time tutor with fifteen years of teaching experience. His students have been accepted to top colleges and graduate schools such as MIT, Harvard, UCLA, UVA, Cornell, Penn, and many more. Anthony holds degrees in physics and applied mathematics from Georgia Tech and a law degree from Georgetown. His scores include a perfect score on the GRE, 99th percentile LSAT score (176), a 99th percentile GMAT score (790), a perfect score on the SAT (1600/1600), perfect scores on three SAT II exams (800/800), and perfect scores on the AP Calculus and AP Physics exams.
"Class was well organized. The approach used makes reading comprehensions so much easier."
"Great course! Anthony was very helpful. Thanks a lot!"
"GRE information was great due to some topics that are not mentioned or covered in my GRE books."
"Anthony is great. Really enjoyed him, his manner, his attitude, his patience. Bravo!"
Marissa has over a decade of experience teaching and tutoring for the GMAT and LSAT. On her first try, she scored in the 99th percentile for both exams. Marissa holds a dual JD/MBA from Columbia Law and Business School, as well as a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell. Her passion is helping others achieve their dream score on test day.