Meet our English Teachers!
Ms. Gross teaches English at High Technology High School in Lincroft, New Jersey, one of the nation's top high schools. She teaches 9th and 12th grades, and has 15 years of experience teaching SAT English. In fact, Mrs. Gross herself scored an 800 on the SAT English exam when she was a high school student. As such, she is knowledgeable in all components of the SAT English section and is exceptionally skilled at imparting knowledge to her students. Mrs. Gross has helped many Marlboro Learning Center students to achieve top scores, including 1600's, for the most recent SAT examinations. Many of her students have attended Harvard, Yale, Princeton, UPenn, etc. Her teachings greatly improve students' test-taking skills, in addition to building an impressive skill set in reading and writing and that benefits students for the rest of their lives.
Mr. Rutkowski is an SAT expert and a certified teacher who has taught SAT and AP English for over 20 years. Mr. Rutkowski is deeply familiar with the most difficult questions on the SAT English section, and thus he is well-versed in teaching students the proper methods to attain top scores. He discusses key SAT questions on vocabulary, writing, sentence correction, and reading comprehension, in addition to the fundamentals of grammar, critical reading, essay writing and test-taking skills. He focuses on evidence-based reading, words in context, grammatical writing, passage analysis, and many other necessary skills. Furthermore, students are frequently evaluated on their reading/writing capabilities. Numerous tests, reviews, and homework assignments are standard for his classes. Mr. Rutkowski’s SAT students have shown significant improvements: sometimes as much as 300 – 400 point increases. His students not only achieve top scores, but they also learn critical reading and writing skills that will benefit students for the rest of their lives.
Mr. Simpson has a master’s degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education, in addition to over 19 years of experience teaching SAT classes. At Harvard, he designed his own curriculum, conducting unique research focused on standardized test instruction and achievement. He has helped thousands of students achieve their testing goals using his test methods and strategies, and hundreds of his students have achieved perfect scores. He has also written ten test-prep books on the SAT and PSAT.