The Richmond Hill Difference 

Our Instructors are top-notch SAT coaches who have all excelled personally and professionally. Instructors are educated at the Ivy League level, understand the college application process, and most importantly how to teach students to score well on the SAT test and other standardized college prep exams. Please meet our instruction team below: 

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Nicollette Barsamanian

Nicollette is the Lead Instructor at Richmond Hill Tutoring. She grew up in Queens and attended Stuyvesant High School. Afterwards, Nicollette earned her Bachelor's from Barnard College and her Master's from Columbia University. She loves poetry and good books, and is an excellent teacher who encourages creativity even in the most mundane and boring SAT problems. 

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Christopher Wen

Chris is an Instructor at Richmond Hill Tutoring. He grew up in California, where he was a state-ranked tennis player. He came to New York City for college, and graduated with a Bachelor's from Columbia University. He is currently working in a lab and applying to medical school. Chris loves good food and making math fun for kids who don't usually like math. 

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Taylor Yacono

Taylor is an Instructor at Richmond Hill Tutoring. She grew up in Brooklyn and attended Fontbonne Hall Academy. Afterwards, she earned her Bachelor's from the University of Scranton and her Master's in Social Work from Hunter College. Taylor loves to go to the beach and instill a love for all things reading comprehension for her students who both love and do not love reading.