Richmond, CA, 94805
Joined on October, 2013
Weekdays in the evening
Weekends at any time
Weekends at any time
Up to 30 minutes away for no additional charge
EducationThanks for your interest in AMES Advantage! AMES stands for Academic Mentorship & Educational Services. Our tutors have all attended top universities. Our founder, Ames Smith, has his BA and MA in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from Oxford University, and his J.D. from the UC Berkeley School of Law. Our educational consultants, Patrick Wong and Matthew Lifson, both have Bachelor's degrees from UC Berkeley.
ExperienceOur educational consultants have attended top universities and have substantial teaching and tutoring experience, including working with students of all ages. Our company's founder, Ames, scored in the 99th percentile on his SAT and LSAT tests, qualified for National Merit on his PSAT, received top marks on his SAT II and AP exams, and passed the California Bar Exam. He completed both his BA and MA in three subjects at Oxford in only three years, and went on to the UC Berkeley School of Law, one of the top law schools in the country. Ames has developed an effective test preparation methodology and trained our consultants personally in its application. Ames also has experience as a criminal prosecutor and civil litigation attorney, and has incorporated that professionalism and efficiency as key parts of our tutoring and consulting philosophy. Each of our consultants also have superior educational qualifications and teaching experience in combination with mastery of our specialized approach, only available from AMES Advantage.
HobbiesAmes enjoys martial arts, philosophy, video games, and of course, spirited debate!
Matt enjoys cooking, reading, and international travel. He has visited seventeen countries so far, and looks forward to many more exciting adventures in the future!
Patrick enjoys staying in shape and mixing in programming sessions for the mobile apps he creates.
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