Who am I?

Since 1991, I have tutored over 225 students: boys and girls, men and women, in subjects ranging from 4th grade math to graduate level accounting, finance, and calculus. I have also home-schooled students during prolonged absences. However, my primary focus, comprising more than 80% of my students, has been 6th to 12th graders at the rigorous New York City private schools.


  • Executive functioning and metacognitive skills (goal-setting, organization and planning, grade-tracking, and study skills) using my website and app altaipsum.com
  • Math (algebra I, algebra II, trigonometry, geometry, precalculus, calculus AB and BC)
  • Science (biology, chemistry, physics)
  • Grammar and writing
  • Latin


Chapin, Brearley, Bronx Science, Browning, Collegiate, Dalton, Deerfield Academy, Dwight, Eaglebrook, Exeter, Fieldston, Horace Mann, Hotchkiss, Hunter College High School, Gordonstoun, La Guardia High School, Lawrenceville, Lycée Français, Manhattan East School for Arts and Academics, Nightingale-Banford, Packer-Collegiate, Professional Children’s School, P.S. 6, Ramaz, Spence, St. Bernard’s, St. Ignatius Loyola, St. Mark’s, Taft, Talent Unlimited High School, Trinity, Village Community School, Wagner, Baruch College, Columbia University, New York University